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Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

Other News

Can we inoculate against the racism virus?

Like many others, I watched with interest the recently screened ABC documentary, The School that Tried to End Racism.

Richmond Tweed libraries only open for Click & Collect until December

All Richmond Tweed Regional Library branches and the Mobile Library will be offering free Click & Collect and online services only from today until December 1.

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

Thanks David

Thank you David Heilpern for elucidating so eloquently a raft of issues that succinctly cover the current political climate…...

Koalas and dogs

I want to thank Byron Council for including the flyer in The Echo about koalas and dogs. There is...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

January 13, 2016

Issue 30.31

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In this Issue:

Cinema Review: The Revenant

Set in the icy high mountain wilderness of early nineteenth century America, the story, based on real events, tells of Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his determination to seek revenge for a murder committed by fellow fur-trapper John Fitzgerald...

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Cinema Review: Daddy’s Home

There’s a lot to be said for a good low-brow comedy, especially when it pairs the likes of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. The upshot often turns out to be smarter than your high-brow cinephile anticipates and, best of...

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PLTS flying high at the Northern

Following the release of their brand-new single On & On, Byron Bay’s PLTS (Pilots) have unveiled a run of summer dates. Backing up their recent performances, PLTS will be returning for a set of special co-headline shows with Brisbane rock band Pro Vita....

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Calling you to see Bob Telson

Direct from Brooklyn, New York, Bob Telson touches down to teach at Summersong with one very special performance at the Byron Theatre with Tony Backhouse, Kristina Olsen and Shelly Brown, called Summersong SuperShow. Born in France, Bob was a child...

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Live Music Roundup – Thursday 14 January, 2016

At the Helm Firstly: DJ Helmy’s sound is of rhythm. No, not that ‘doof doof’ shit getting around these days by button-pushing DJs. We’re talking drums, an organic flavour of soulful rhythms on turntables. Think classic, timeless songs and new...

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Confusion over Byron code of conduct complaints

Hans Lovejoy Two recent cases involving code of  conduct complaints  at Byron Shire Council– one against a volunteer and one against a councillor – have revealed a lack of understanding of the code as well as a lack of clarity...

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David Ades Life In A Day in a night at the...

Passionate, haunting, unforgettable, the album is testament to the spirit of a man who shared his heart through music and scored a 5 star Jazz Album of the Year rating from The Australian.  Fellow musicians and friends Zac Hurren...

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Culture Roundup – Wednesday 13 January, 2016

HOT SHORTS for Mullum! Celebrating its landmark 25th year, Flickerfest, Australia’s leading Academy Award-accredited and BAFTA-recognised short-film festival, and the country’s largest Australian and international short-film competition, screens the best of shorts from Australia and around the globe; ensuring the...

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Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: The universe, roadkill couture and me

The universe provides. That’s what hippies with moon calendars in their toilet and a copy of The Secret by their bed have always told me. To a small extent I agree, but the universe is not some sort of...

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Travelling in your backyard paradise

Are the school holidays going to end before you run out of kid-friendly holiday ideas? It’s a time when you look around your own region with the eyes of a visitor, hungry for new experience. Whether you’re on holidays...

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Cinema Review: Daddy’s Home

There’s a lot to be said for a good low-brow comedy, especially when it pairs the likes of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. The upshot often turns out to be smarter than your high-brow cinephile anticipates and, best of...

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Culture Roundup – Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Coast – Line is an exhibition of new work by local Byron Bay artist Jan Rae. Jan has been exhibiting her artwork for many years in Byron Bay, Sydney, Brisbane and Buenos Aires.

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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei. New Premier, Dominic Perrottet is...

Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating, Ocean Shores