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A quiet day in Bruns after arrests and lock-ons

Though no machinery arrived at Wallum this morning, contractors and police were on the development site at Brunswick Heads as well as dozens of Save Wallum protesters. 

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Antisemitic racism

It takes the death of an Aussie, Zomi Frankcom, to remind Prime Minister Albanese that murdering aid workers is...

Amber alert for blue green algae at Lake Ainsworth

Blue green algae status in Lake Ainsworth currently is Amber level and investigations into the causes and increased sampling will be in place.

Northern Rivers rugby league underway for 2024

Senior rugby league got off to a good start for the 2024 season with Byron Bay, Ballina and Mullumbimby teams picking up competition points.

Labor leading

A very proactive Minns Labor government will celebrate one year in government with a massive investment of $1.8 billion...

Jungle Juice – squeezing the most out of life!

Four years ago, Guido and Natalia Annoni decided to swap the rat race for the jungle – heading north...

Aid workers killed

I along with the Israeli and Jewish community in general mourn with the rest of the world for the...

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Lismore incumbent – Janelle Saffin MP

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Vanessa Rosayro

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Getting it right for greyhounds

Greyhound rescuer and Animal Justice Party candidate for the Tweed, Susie Hearder, will head a protest tomorrow against the proposed greyhound racing facility at Chinderah.

Election 2023 – Lismore: Vanessa Rosayro AJP

Vanessa Rosayro, is running for the Seat of Lismore in the election at the end of next month. A dedicated vegan and animal advocate, Rosayro says the Animal Justice Party is about more than just loving animals.

AJP’s lead candidate is Alison Waters from Lismore

As the environmental, financial and social climate threatens to crumble in many areas of the state, the race for first place at the New...

All smiles at Ballina pre-poll

People were queued out the door at the pre-poll booth in Ballina Indoor Sports Centre yesterday, with brightly dressed volunteers and AEC officials offering assistance to voters.

Kangaroo Protection Bill introduced to NSW Parliament

There aren't many countries whose animal emblem is so maligned and Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson has introduced a controversial bill to New South Wales Parliament that would ban the killing of kangaroos.

Alison Waters: a compassionate voice for people, animals and the environment

The only group in the December Local Government Area election for Lismore that doesn’t have a mayoral candidate, is Group F, the Animal Justice Party.

Kangaroo inquiry reveals failed welfare regulation, lack of transparency and ‘scientific fraud’

What other country cares less about their national animal emblem? The kangaroo and emu on Australia's coat of arms can be seen on every single government website and every official government document – yet they are much maligned earthlings.

Moratorium on CSG passes NSW Upper House

Labor, the Greens, the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and the Animal Justice Party joined together with independent MLC Justin Field to pass the Coal Seam Gas Moratorium Bill last night in the NSW Upper House. The challenge now is to get support for it in the Lower House.

What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Wallum urban development back in court

The company behind the Wallum housing development in Brunswick Heads is once again taking Byron Council to court, this time for allegedly holding up its planned earthworks at the site in an unlawful manner.

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

Musicians and MLC support the save Wallum fight

As the drama unfolded between police and protesters at the Wallum Development in Brunswick Heads yesterday, people were drawn to the site by the red alerts sent out by the Save Wallum organisers.