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A disappointed dog

It’s taken a whole week for my dog to read to page 21 in last week’s Echo. She’s been...

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Response to Ian Cohen and Paul Jones

I am proud to be running as Labor’s mayoral candidate for Byron Shire, with a great team that comes...

Inspiration

I’m reading a densely written, absolutely beautiful book – Overstory by Richard Powers – an important, environmentally sensitive novel...

Fatal crash – Alstonville

A man has died following a crash in Alsonville yesterday.

Former Byron Mayor talks about the ‘Green challenge’

It’s not easy being green, it never has been, but we are proud of our long-term commitment to Greens...

Flood warning for Richmond and Wilsons Rivers

A deepening low pressure trough through the northeast of the state is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms during Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the State Emergency Service.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Crossing Over

I miss travelling. I miss the thrill of going somewhere new. The last few years feels like we’ve had no adventures. No interesting and foreign lands to explore.  It’s been all about staying at home. Thanks to Annastacia Palaszczuk, going to Queensland feels a bit like going overseas. I’ve had to cross the border for work a few times lately. 

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Planning minister silent over West Byron development control plan

Planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has not responded to communications from Byron Shire Council advising him it would take two months to have the proposed development control plan for the controversial West Byron suburb peer reviewed.

Planning minister threatens intervention on West Byron

NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has threatened Byron Shire Council he will personally intervene unless a development control plan for West Byron is produced to his liking – and timing.

New legislation brands peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’

New legislation to be tabled in NSW Parliament today that would brand peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’ and hand police sweeping new powers has been described as an attack on democracy.

Extended CSG exploration freeze welcomed

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW has welcomed a state government decision to continue the moratorium on issuing new coal seam gas exploration licences but says the move doesn't go far enough.

Government suspends Bentley gas permit

In a massive win for the combined efforts of the northern rivers community, the Office of Coal Seam Gas has withdrawn permission for Metgasco to drill a tight-sands gas well at Bentley, mining minister Anthony Roberts announced this morning.

Bentley farmers head to Sydney to hunt pollies

A group of Bentley farmers are today heading to Sydney with the hope of speaking to politicians about their concerns over unconventional gas exploration in their area following an emotional farewell by more than 1000 supporters at the Bentley Blockade this morning.

‘Two-dollar’ company’s CSG bid refused

NSW mining and resources minister Anthony Roberts yesterday announced the government's refusal of a CSG exploration licence to a 'two-dollar' company seeking to drill for CSG in Corakai and Woodburn.

Mining minister meets gas ‘extremists’

Yesterday afternoon, as his premier exited stage left, newly appointed mining minister Anthony Roberts met with a group of people who earlier in the day he had referred to as ‘extremists’.

Realistic, local agendas!

On Saturday 4 December we need to vote for people who focus on issues that can be controlled by Council. Candidates claiming they can,...

Coal shame for Queensland and Australian

Local Whitsundays resident Paul Jukes took action this morning against the continued development of the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine.

Wilsons River flood peak and flooding not expected for Tweed, Rouse, Brunswick River catchments

The prediction provided by the Bureau of Meteorology expects that locals around the Wilsons River at Lismore will see the river peak this afternoon at 4.20m. However, ‘Flooding is no longer expected in the Tweed, Rouse, Brunswick River catchments.

Vote for community

From 2007 to 2020, I lived in Byron Bay. I worked as a community-based coastal and marine researcher and writer. I wrote about this...