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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless...

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

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Alstonville cyclist critical after crashing into tree

A popular Alstonville doctor has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after crashing into a tree on an early morning bike ride in Alstonville yesterday.

On yer bike to Byron

Garth Luke, Mullumbimby. Surely the solution to Byron's traffic problems should include much greater bike use. Byron Bay is flat as a pancake and it is only a 20-minute ride into town for people from Suffolk and Sunrise.

New line markings nothing to Marvell at

Ross Kendall, Byron Bay. The new kerbs and traffic set-up in Marvel Street, Byron Bay, are a horror story for cyclists. I am talking about where Marvel meets Jonson Street.

Bike riding riskier as safety ignored

A recent report on an outbreak of bikes without lights in Byron shire is as mentioned, plain stupid, but there are a number of aspects to this issue that require consideration: lights and reflectors, horns or bells and, at least, one working brake, are all legal requirements for bicycles in NSW.

Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

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.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.