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Nationals and Labor didn’t sign Clarence anti-mining pledge
The Clarence Catchment Alliance (CCA) have been seeking the support of all candidates running for the seat of Clarence...
Nicola Levi supports a ban on mining in the Clarence
Independent Nicola Levi supports banning mining in The Clarance catchment and does not support a thermal waste incinerator at...
Dredging rivers: what are the Ballina candidates’ positions?
A recent Meet the Candidates evening in Ocean Shores saw discussion around how to manage local river systems, which have silted up over generations, and likely contributed to the high flood levels experienced in 2022.
Dr Leon Ankersmit looks at mining, and thermal waste incinerators in the Clarence
Dr Leon Ankersmit has stated that he supports the position of no mining in the Clarence catchment but has stopped short of signing the Clarence Catchment Alliance pledge to 'ban mining in the Clarence catchment.
Harmony Week – Global Beats
On Saturday 25 March 2023, Byron Multicultural will celebrate Harmony Week 2023 with Global Beats Byron Bay – World Music Lantern Parade; a stellar lineup of music, dance and rhythms.
Flood-affected still without assistance
Over a year has passed since the devastating February 2022 floods, but many residents of the Northern Rivers have not received the support to retrofit, raise or buyback their homes, as pledged to them by the federal and state governments.
Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Vape Culture
Tobacco companies are in your home and in your school. They are quite possibly in your kid’s school bag. They have their sights set on your children; your precious kids are their future. They need to groom your babies into addiction so that their shareholders can continue to suck in their grubby toxic profits. The lips of the tobacco industry are on the soft fleshy cheeks of your babies and they are sucking hard. They are vaping the life out of your kids.
Stories about "Biodiversity offset":
Biodiversity offsetting subject of inquiry
The NSW Legislative Council’s Environment and Planning Committee have announced an inquiry into the government’s biodiversity offsetting scheme.
Not a ‘bonanza for developers and land bankers’ as local councils lose planning controls?
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The NSW Department of Planning and Environment were quick to respond to the article ‘A bonanza for developers and land bankers?’ published on 21 March 2023 on The Echo online ‘to correct the inaccuracies contained in your article’.
NSW state election
Janelle’s four year road to the 2023 vote
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Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of Janelle Saffin's win in the seat of Lismore and with not a minute to celebrate, Saffin spoke to The Echo about the 2023 campaign.
Appeal to locate woman missing from Tweed Heads
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman, Kara Symington, missing from Tweed Heads since Tuesday.
Clarence State Electorate
Election 2023: Crystal ball gazing and hot tips
In a tight election, with many predicting a hung parliament, all eyes are on Sydney seats to see if any Teals can wrest seats from Liberals – and can Labor regain an inner Sydney seat from the Greens?