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While Hamas exists, Palestine will never be free

In response to David Heilpern’s article regarding antisemitism and Israel, (Echo, July 3) it is probably generally agreed that...

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Visual pollution

I live rurally, not far from Mullumbimby, and I remember the time before a rural garbage service existed. It required...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The Choke

In the 1960s the Boston Strangler murdered 13 women. He was a serial killer. These stories of bad men lurking in the shadows, just waiting to get their hands on women’s necks have always haunted me. What kind of deranged sexual predator does that?

Clothes-optional

I have lived in Byron Shire most of my life and my family, my children and I highly value...

Presidential act?

Everyone is talking about what Trump can get away with now a president is protected by immunity for official...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

Policy ambition, age and conservatives 

The sad state of conservative politics has again dominated the world stage this week, with the Tory wipeout in the UK, and a chaotic result in the French elections, reducing President Macron’s Centralist Alliance to 168 seats in the 577-seat parliament. 

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Much ado about racism

A journalist told the truth in public. Shock! Horror! Of course Australia is a racist country, and always has been.

Lawrence Museum a hidden treasure of ABC history

The Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) was established on 1 July 1932, and before moving to Lismore in 1989, ABC North Coast began its life four years later as 2NR in July 1936, at Lawrence, about 30ks north of Grafton.

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.

Exciting times ahead for local screen industry

The film, TV and streaming world came to Lennox Head late last week, both in person and virtually, for the Screenworks Regional to Global Screen Forum.

Why does Murdoch and the government want the ABC gone?

GetUp is getting up Murdoch press and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with their new film Murdoch & Morrison v. The ABC that details how they have pushed an agenda to undermine Australia’s public broadcaster the ABC.

Bushfire threatens ABC North Coast transmitter

The bush fire on Mount Nardi has the potential to put the ABC's transmitter at risk.  

Aussie media demands #RightToKnow

Australians are worried the government is becoming less transparent on key public issues including the misuse of personal data, public funds spent on political campaigns, immigration and climate change. Locally, the Byron Shire Council and the Byron Hospital has similar examples of blocking public access to information.

You’re well Aunty Jack – we knew you’d be back

What better way to ride across the top of the country from east to west, Byron Bay to Exmouth, than on a ‘bone-rattling’ Harley Davidson wearing a replica ‘Aunty Jack’ dress, boxing gloves and a bun wig

Editorial: New govcorp policy

Given recent events, The Echo will now fall into line with the wishes of the government and police.

Local Labor MP replies to questions over police raids on media

Hans Lovejoy speaks to MP Justine Elliot Aas the dust settles around aggressive raids targetting the ABC and Newscorp journalist Anninka Smethurst, by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

A self-hating Jew

A self-hating Jew means ‘antisemite’. David Heilpern’s 3 July article was underpinned with lies, and hateful sentiments toward one group of Australians: the Jewish...

Losing town water access

I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire Council. I had always given...

Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no money, and Council decided to...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore.