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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

Opinion: It’s time to kick Morrison out

'Grifters come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of background. This one is used to skipping just a step ahead of impending disaster and exposure. Many times in marketing and politics, which he sees as identical pursuits, his nimble lies have saved his career.' 

Suspicious house fire in Casino ends in charges

NSW Police say that man has been charged following a suspicious house fire.

New hinterland whiskey

Winding Road Distillery is based in Tintenbar, and early next week they are due to release their first single...

Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

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Perrottet: elective surgeries off, booster mandate on and no singing or dancing

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet met with the media this afternoon to outline restrictions being reintroduced.

Testing stations confirm 393 new COVID-19 cases in the NNSWLHD

With COVID numbers steadily rising over the weekend in the Northern NSW Local Health District – 306 new cases to December 31 and 322...

244 new COVID-19 cases and three in ICU

There were 244 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to 8pm 29 December. Once again the Byron Shire...

Looking to get the COVID-19 vaccine or booster?

Ocean Shores Pharmacy has managed to scrape together some extra doses of vaccines and boosters and have opened up extra days to make them available. But they are asking everyone to use the online app to fill out the pre-screening form prior to their appointment.

Pfizer booster proves effective against Omicron

As fears around Omicron swirl, Pfizer has announced that preliminary laboratory studies suggest that three doses of its Comirnaty vaccine offer effective protection against the new COVID-19 variant.

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the National or Liberal candidate. To...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When he says we should not...

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s all she’s done for the...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act.