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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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Bring your people together!

It’s time to bring people together! Wherever you might like to party, Event Byron Bay has you covered. From...

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

STP inches closer

Paul Bibby’s article ‘Ocean Shores STP (OS STP) inches closer to closure’ (6 October) raises some questions with me...

ICAC and the premier

For Liberal Party luminaries it’s obviously been a heart-wrenching experience watching Gladys Berejiklian bite the dust and they are...

Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory...

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Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Be proud of Ballina, help clean up our beaches

This Sunday, 7 March, Ballina Coastcare is inviting everyone who cares about Ballina's environment to Step Up To Clean Up, and join a special event for Clean Up Australia Day.

Ballina Coastcare invites new members to join

This week Echonetdaily caught up with two enthusiastic members of Ballina Coastcare to find out more about their regeneration efforts along the coastal path at Sharpes Beach.

Ballina Coastcare hoping for SCCU grant

A Ballina environmental group is one of the finalists in the 2020 SCCU Community Grants Scheme. Ballina Coastcare is a small group of volunteers dedicated to restoring and conserving unique beachfront zones in Ballina.

Ballina Coastcare to protest against ocean pool

The Ballina Coastcare’s ocean pool opposition organisation say that Shelly Beach has one of only two rock platforms in the Shire where young children can interact with marine creatures.

Ballina Coastcare celebrates a win

Ballina Coastcare is delighted with the success of its application for $14,980 to undertake a council-approved coastal rehabilitation project on Angels Beach. The grant...

Ballina Coastcare holds out hope for environmental hotspot

The future of 35 hectares of top environmental land surrounding Flat Rock Tent Park at north Angels Beach remains under a cloud, but there...

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.