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Councils ‘bullied’ with increased NSW govt burdens, say LGNSW

NSW councils have been ‘set up to fail’ with their annual audits ‘because the NSW Government is forcing them to carry the depreciation cost of assets they neither own nor control’, claims the peak body representing councils, Local Government NSW.

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Fingal Foreshore Park ready for holiday fun

The Tweed Shire Council is very happy to unveil a new playground at Fingal Foreshore Park that celebrates the rich cultural history of the Tweed coastal village.

Assange sought asylum

The controversy over the actions of Julian Assange seems to miss a crucial point. His motive for seeking asylum...

Byron paramedics

Our health services are seriously under-resourced, wait times at emergency departments are out of control, nurses have been on...

Follow the school buses

In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters...

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

Incredible screenings at Bangalow Film Festival

Bangalow Film Festival adds more incredible films to the 2023 program and, with a stack of special screenings still...

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Interview with Ash Grunwald

Currently touring his latest release Shout Into the Noise, Ash Grunwald is a Bluesfest veteran with about ten appearances under his belt. His most recent show was earlier this year where he not only appeared solo, but he was part of some awesome collaborations – yet another great thing about Bluesfest.

Acoustic set from Beck next Easter at Bluesfest

Musical genius Beck returns to Australia and will grace the stage for the first time ever at Bluesfest next Easter.

Xavier Rudd to open Byron’s brand-new live venue, The Green Room

On Saturday, November 26 Xavier Rudd plays his 88th and final show for 2022 when he opens The Green Room, a 1,500+ capacity venue on the Bluesfest site.

Interview with Jon Stevens

Question: what could be more awesome than Jon Stevens touring the Noiseworks and INXS collection?  Answer: Jon Stevens bringing the Noiseworks and INXS collection to...

Australian blues legends Chain to play Bluesfest 2023

What do blues folk Muddy Waters, Roy Buchanan, Albert Collins, BB King, Albert King, Freddie King, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Robert Cray, George Thorogood, Ash Grunwald, Jeff Lang, Juzzie Smith, Geoff Achison and even Buddy Guy, all have in common? They can all say they’ve met Phil Manning.

Bluesfest over – look out 2023 ‘it will be BIG!’

Bluesfest organisers are pretty chuffed about what they say was an unparalleled line-up of Australian music’s biggest artists and brightest newcomers as the 33rd annual Byron Bay Bluesfest went ahead on the long weekend.

Albo at your elbow for Jimmy Barnes at Bluesfest

Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese made an unscheduled appearance at Bluesfest on Sunday and received a very mixed response from punters.

We got the BLUES!

Echo photographer Jess Dawson has been at Tyagarah to make sure those who weren't there still got some Blues…

Ready, set, gooooo Bluesfest!

Floods, pandemics, 11th-hour ministerial interventions… Bluesfest seems to have copped it all over the past three years. Now, finally, it seems the show will go...

The Cats will come out to play one last time at Bluesfest

For two decades The Cat Empire have poured juice into our dancing shoes and joy into our hearts.

Cumbalum shops and affordable homes one step closer – by car

Cumbalum is one step closer towards having some local shops and five new officially affordable homes in perpetuity thanks to council approval of preliminary planning requirements.

Mullum’s zebra crossing win hard fought by residents

A zebra crossing is being installed at a pedestrian safety blackspot near the centre of Mullumbimby, following a long-running campaign by a group of local residents.

The Aboriginal identity explosion

So, who are Aboriginal people, what is the three-pronged definition and perhaps more importantly, who decides? 

NSW Labor candidate announced for Ballina

Andrew Broadley has been named the NSW Labor candidate for Ballina for the March 2023 election.