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Bravo Mungo

Robert Gibson, Byron Bay Mungo’s Crossword last week was, for me, both challenging and charming. Echos of the great man’s wit...

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Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy

Sandra Haslam Matthew Evans is a restauranteur, farmer, food activist and author, best known for his SBS series Gourmet Farmer....

Editorial – Local leadership vacuum

The delays in holding Council elections are frustrating, the more so because what we have seen during the long period since the last vote has been an experiment in governing by the zen method of no government.

One sided

Rachael Terry, South Golden Beach I am really shocked and disappointed at the one-sidedness of The Echo reporting on the...

Byron beach erosion

Ann Tiernan, Suffolk Park I strongly disagree with Council’s position stated in last week’s Echo that ‘The sand (at Clarkes Beach)...

OPINION: Australia’s COVID-19 fantasy could’ve been real

Getting too caught up in the details can mean that we are distracted, says political commentator Andrew Street – we need to step back to ask the bigger question of why we’re at this point at all.

It’s National Homelessness Week

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events

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Commission joins with bikies to fight law

The Australian Human Rights Commission has sought leave to join a bikie gang's challenge in the High Court, to NSW consorting laws.

Human rights investigation overdue

Nigel Mannock, Youth for Human Rights Australia. The Australian Human Rights Commission will investigate the mandatory detention of children seeking asylum in Australia. This is a much needed look into a serious problem.

One sided

Rachael Terry, South Golden Beach I am really shocked and disappointed at the one-sidedness of The Echo reporting on the COVID-19 vaccination debate. Any dissenters...

Paradise lost?

Hugh Ermacora, Byron Bay ‘Take your masks off!’ yelled the young scruff at my companion and me, as he speared his skateboard between our coffee table...

Dunoon Dam

Nan Nicholson, The Channon Being a Rous County councillor must be a hard job. The workload of reading reports must be enormous and keeping communities informed...

Nature-based intervention on offer for at-risk young people

As the trickledown effects of COVID-19 continue to hit our most vulnerable, not-for-profit groups are saying they are overwhelmed.