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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless...

Stories about "Breast Cancer":

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Sharing isn’t always caring

Last week lots of my lovely friends on Facebook asked me to share a heart on my wall. Some sort of hold-your-finger-down, share-with-your-gal-pals etc...

Byron’s in the pink in October

Byron Breast Cancer Support Group is set to paint the town pink throughout October. And the Cape Byron Lighthouse will shine pink again towards the end of the month.

Medicare approves 30-minute breast cancer treatment

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from today.

Lighthouse illuminates breast cancer message

Last Friday night the Byron Breast Cancer Support Group and North Coast Events, turned Byron Lighthouse fluorescent pink against the night-sky to remember friends and loved ones affected by breast cancer.

MP backs breast cancer fundraiser

An annual fundraiser for breast-cancer patients on the north coast next Saturday (18 October), which began as a house party for 20 friends seven years ago, is being supported by Richmond MP Justine Elliot.

Chrissy Amphlett Project launched

The late much-loved songstress Chrissy Amphlett of The Divinyls continues to sway Australian music and life a year after her death.

Pink ribbon thanks

Sarah Royall, Cancer Council, NSW Northern Region. I would like to congratulate the people of the northern NSW region on their outstanding contribution towards October’s flagship campaign Pink Ribbon.

Love your sister – find a cure

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group yesterday shared morning tea with a brightly tutu-ed Samuel Johnson at Cape Café at the Byron Lighthouse.

Breast cancer survivors walk tall

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its ‘Byron Breast Cancer Day and Minifield of Women’ event in Apex Park.

Tav Lads get kit off for a good cause tonight

The Ocean Shores Tavern is gearing up for a Girls Night In pink ribbon fundraising event, and the Taverns' lads are getting in on the act.

Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.