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Comment: Vigil for Canadian genocide that resonates closer to home

Yesterday, in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada, members of the Tweed community held a ceremony at the Sacred Heart Church in Murwillumbah.

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SOS says there was no community consultation for ‘super-school’

Governments regularly resort to spin to deceive the public and avoid accountability says  Save Our Schools.

Echo ad leads to AVO arrest of Council activist

Vocal Council critic and longtime activist, John Anderson, aka Fast Buck$, was arrested last Friday night for allegedly breaching his Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) by an Echo ad.

Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing...

Morning Tea

Susan Tsicalas, President, BVCAG The Brunswick Valley Cancer Action Group (BVCAG) recently held a raffle, a couple of bucket shakes and...

Byron triathletes maintain impressive form to take second spot

The Byron Bay ‘Breakers’ Triathlon Club finished their season with an impressive and highly respectable second in the Forager North Coast Interclub Series.

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

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Melbourne men drop daks in ‘cheeky’ coal protest

As part of a 30-hour demonstration at the Flinders Street Station intersection, members of Frontline Action on Coal Melbourne bared their backsides under the clocks at Flinders St Station.

Anti-coal activists set to face court

Fourteen activists will appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today to face charges relating to the ongoing Stop Adani campaign.

Greens call for plan for coal workers

With Glencore foreshadowing coal mine closures and Alinta set to shut a coal mine and coal-fired power stations in South Australia, the Australian Greens...

Wind commissioner? Let’s have a coal commissioner too

Wind turbines got Canberra in a spin last week, with hearings underway from the senate inquiry into wind turbines . Its interim report contained seven recommendations to increase regulation around the wind industry.

The stark message for coal: leave it in the ground

In the same week that the Abbott government came under international pressure to lift its game on its climate policy and emissions reduction targets, a new report has warned that 90 per cent of the nation’s coal reserves must stay in the ground – or risk blowing the world’s carbon budget.

Community Byron announces Council ticket

Sitting independent Councillor, Cate Coorey, has announced her ticket for the 2021 Byron Shire Council elections, to be held September 4.

Tom Tabart and Sarah Ndiaye

Jenny Coman, Former Byron Shire Councillor, Bangalow I fail to see what part of Tom Tabart’s recent letter (2 June) to The Echo regarding Sarah Ndiaye’s AVO against...

Catchin’ the Writers Festival Train

Byron Writers Festival 2021 (6–8 August) has revealed a program of more than 150 celebrated authors and commentators, as well as powerful new voices to mark its 25th anniversary.

Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing in the first week of...