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NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

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Autocracy or democracy for Byron Shire?

The New Yorker Magazine recently wrote a quote from Mr Rupert Murdoch ‘The truth is authoritarian governments do work!’...

Red Devils beat Evans Head playing finals footy

The Byron Bay Red Devils premiership rugby league side won their qualifying final at home against Evans Head 32–30,...

Secrecy surrounds govt’s Reconstruction Corp

Echo questions remain unanswered around the advisory board appointments for the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation, which the NSW government says will help with ‘rebuilding flood-affected Northern Rivers’. 

More Blacks, More Dogs, More Irish 

Having lived in so-called ‘Australia’ for a decade, Irish born singer-songwriter, Áine Tyrrell, rewrites what is imaginable every step of the...

Power of the people

Katherine (Letters, 3 August) asked ‘can the power of the people compete...’? The answer is in the recent federal election:...

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips....

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BayFM finalist for excellence in journalism

BayFM’s Community Newsroom is a finalist for Excellence in Journalism, an award to be announced by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia National Awards in March 2022.

Nyck Jeanes stood down as BayFM President

BayFM have replaced its president Nyck Jeanes, after what Station Manager, Philip Shine, says was confusion around Mr Jeanes’s personal views, and those of the station.

Vale Brendan Mookx Hanley

By Darmin Cameron I was asked by a friend to write about Mookx Brendan Hanley, a north coast identity who recently passed away. This is...

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Byron’s Fletcher St welcomes new members

Fletcher Street Cottage has welcomed the arrival of three new community support workers to help the growing number of locals facing the challenges of homelessness.

Byron’s Mayor Lyon defends Mullum pod fiasco

Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street. 

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips. And as far as I...