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We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
Election 2023 – Lismore: Part II local and state issues Q&A
We asked all candidates for the seat of Lismore the same set of questions. This is the second round of answers. Their responses are in the order they arrived in our inbox.
Green support SSF and free parking at Tweed Valley Hospital
Protecting State Significant Farmland (SSF) and committing to free parking at the new Tweed Valley Hospital are issues Green...
Lismore candidate Alex Rubin
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.
Byron Councillors call for more govt flood funding
Byron Shire Council has launched a pre-election call for more government funding and support to future proof all of the Shire’s flood-impacted premises.
Russell and Ulf drive a ‘shitbox’ from Rocky to Tassie
Contrary to mythological belief, the Shitbox Rally is not a race, but rather a challenge to achieve the unthinkable – to drive cars worth up to just $1,500 across Australia via some of its most formidable roads, all in the name of charity.
NSW Greens MP defends Nats smear
NSW MP Tamara Smith (Greens) has defended a political post on Facebook by Nationals candidate Josh Booyens. Booyens claims Smith...
Stories about "Back to the Future":
Ron Cobb’s cartoons on Australia, 1972 – all missing from the mainstream obituaries
American graphic artist Ron Cobb drew dozens of powerful political cartoons in the 1960s and ’70s, which were published in all the emerging alternative papers of the day, across the US and Europe.
NSW state election
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Clarence State Electorate
Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house
The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
Residents of Cabbage Tree Island want to go home
Eve Jeffery - 3
Anger and frustration at not being able to go home saw a group of residents reclaim their properties yesterday on Cabbage Tree Island.