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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Labor NSW spruiks healthcare worker incentives as QLD continues to poach

More than a thousand nursing graduates and students have received offers under Labor’s NSW Tertiary Health Study Subsidy Program as part of state efforts to counter staff shortages.

Free all the people

By any account, the current ongoing humanitarian tragedy in Gaza today needs thorough analysis, to objectively understand the causes...

Save Wallum protectors escape fines, convictions

Seven Save Wallum protectors charged with locking on and obstructing civil works at the contentious urban development at Brunswick Heads had their cases dismissed in the Byron Local Court on Monday, with no fines and no convictions recorded.

2022 flood & DAs

At  Byron Council’s meeting on April 18, we didn’t get time to deal with Report 14.1 which contained formal...

2022 flood data

The fact that the ‘2022 flood data will not be incorporated’ is appalling, incompetent! As a professional engineer  (PE) who...

Saffin welcomes Neighbourhood Centre Week

NSW Labor Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has welcomed today’s start to Neighbourhood Centre Week across the country.

Stories about "cannabis":

Time to legalise it and stop wasting taxpayer’s money say locals

As calls for a date to be set for the promised NSW Drug Summit continue many locals questioned the costs involved in the recent cannabis busts taking place that saw loads of marijuana plants being loaded onto police vehicles at the Mullumbimby High School oval yesterday.

Weak politics prevents drug reform

When I first left the bench, I was approached by a group of enthusiastic, committed young medicinal cannabis entrepreneurs and activists to lead DriveChange – a lobby group for the driving rights of patients. I thought it was such a minimalist no-brainer...

Tweed Heads, Tyalgum, South Murwillumbah, and Dum Dum – six charged, over $2 million in drugs

Six people have been charged and more than $2 million worth of prohibited drugs seized following a cross-border operation targeting the supply of drugs...

Nimbin’s cannabis law reform protest this weekend

This coming weekend will see the giant joint rolled out for the MardiGrass, Nimbin’s annual cannabis law reform protest and gathering.

Lismore incumbent – Janelle Saffin MP

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Adam Guise

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Matthew Bertalli

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Alex Rubin

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Vanessa Rosayro

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Lismore candidate Ross Honniball

With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.