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COVID update – Aquarius, Lismore sewage fragments and the South African variant

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there have been no new cases of COVID-19 reported in the 24 hours to 8pm 28 November, but, they are urging residents in the Lismore area to be alert for COVID-19 symptoms.

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The nitty-gritty with the Lismore Mayoral candidates

Last month The Echo asked the Lismore Mayoral candidates 20 questions* about their thoughts, ideas and pizza, and as...

Is it time to challenge the idea of Big Australia?

Premier Dominic Perrottet recently announced his intention to build a Big NSW. Much of this Big Population and Big Economy will be generated by a doubling of the state’s pre-covid migration intake.

Kingscliff Public School gets long-awaited upgrade

If you were wondering what is happening at Kingscliff Public School, construction is well underway on an upgrade.

Elephant in Byron Shire

During the 1980s Byron Shire Council introduced an LEP which included a building envelope that restricted the height of...

Secret report reveals government ignored advice to stop logging after Black Summer fires

Following a leaked report it has become clear that independent advice to the NSW government to stop logging areas hardest hit by the Black Summer bushfires was ignored.

Byron council candidates ‘Faustian deal with the devil’

The naivety, or worse still, the desperation for power has clustered the independents Lyon, Clarke, and Swivel in a...

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Shark hero to be awarded for his bravery

A man who risked his life when he paddled out on his surfboard to rescue a surfer bitten by a shark at Ballina last year will be awarded for his bravery in Sydney today (Friday).

Last chance for tickets to Byron Shire Council Meet the Candidates forum

Today is your last chance to get tickets to tonight’s Byron Shire Meet the Candidates forum in the Byron Theatre.

Thousands gather at Ballina MMAMV rally

Around 2,500 gathered at Missingham Park in Ballina to hear MMAMV speakers before marching to the Ballina police station and then making their way back to the starting point for more speakers.

Telling girls they don’t like STEM halves their involvement at any age

Even children as young as six can develop ideas that girls don’t like computer science and engineering as much as boys – stereotypes that carry over into teenagerhood and contribute to gender gaps at university, according to a study published in PNAS.

Women Who Lead team focus on housing and environment

Letitia Kelly is heading the Independent Group F, Women Who Lead ticket in the upcoming Tweed Shire Council elections.