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Can you help save 74 million lives?

Killer carbon – a new study has coined another metric for estimating the damage inflicted by climate change – this time, looking at the ‘mortality cost of carbon’.

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With avocados, farmer fresh is best

There are many different avocado varieties, but walk around the supermarket and you might get the impression there is...

SE Queensland’s lockdown and local schools

The South East Queensland three day lockdown, from 4pm Saturday 31 July to 4pm  Tuesday 3 August 2021 will...

The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.

Joyride tears up Chinderah golf course fairway

Police say that three youths were caught joyriding on golf club vehicles at Chinderah late last Friday evening.

Riverland Wine: A hidden gem

  Julz Recsei* As I navigate the vast world of wine, I am constantly looking for something new and I found...

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Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is...

Stories about "Black Lives Matter":

Storylines: NAIDOC Week 2020 – Always Was Always Will Be

It’s fast approaching that time of year when Black Lives do Matter – National Aborigine and Islanders Day Observance Committtee (NAIDOC) Week.

Black Lives Matter address for Byron Writers Fest

One of Australia’s most eminent Indigenous academics and advocates, Prof Marcia Langton, will deliver the Byron Writers Festival 2020 Thea Astley address.

Voice, treaty, truth and The Uluru Statement

It is now over three years since the federal government was presented – and rejected – The Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Protesters say Hogan’s comments ‘divisive and inflammatory’

Around 150 gathered to protest last Friday about what they feel were divisive and inflammatory comments made by the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan after the series of national Black Lives Matter protest held on Saturday, June 6.

Black Lives Matter in Byron and Lismore

Thousands of protestors gathered in Byron Bay and Lismore on Saturday to demand justice for Indigenous Australians, an end to Aboriginal deaths in custody, and to support the global Black Lives Matter movement.

Why do Black Lives Matter?

Byron Bay and Lismore will have rallies on Saturday as a show of solidarity for the Black Lives Matter protests and to highlight the issue of Australian Black Deaths in Custody.

It’s National Homelessness Week

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events

Joyride tears up Chinderah golf course fairway

Police say that three youths were caught joyriding on golf club vehicles at Chinderah late last Friday evening.

SE Queensland’s lockdown and local schools

The South East Queensland three day lockdown, from 4pm Saturday 31 July to 4pm  Tuesday 3 August 2021 will have implications on school in...

The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.