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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

Other News

NSW Upper House agrees govt flood response ‘insufficient’

The NSW Government has supported a crossbench motion in NSW Parliament on June 8 that their response to the Northern Rivers floods was ‘insufficient’.

Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

Cudgera Creek Agricultural Food Hub extension of DA condition taken to workshop

A request for an extension of time for the development application for the proposed Cudgera Creek Agricultural Food Hub that relies on an allocation of 100ET Wastewater Entitlements was deferred to a workshop.

Is Wilsons Creek contaminated?

Do the cars that ended up in Wilsons Creek pose a significant health risk owing to leaching toxins?

Committee to examine teacher shortages

The NSW Upper House’s Education Committee say they have commenced an inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

NSW state election 2019

Welcome to Echonetdaily‘s coverage for the March 23 state election!

Voters in the Ballina electorate have six candidates to choose from. In order of the ballot they are: Keep Sydney Open’s James Wright, Animal Justice Party’s Cathy Blasonato, Labor’s Asren Pugh, Greens’ Tamara Smith, Sustainable Australia’s Lisa Mcdermott and Nationals’ Ben Franklin.

Read our page covering candidate profiles and their policies and pledges. All candidates have been given access to a working document for their policies, which will be updated until election day (March 23).

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Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.