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Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

Ballina Australia Day Awards nominations open

Do you know someone worthy of recognition in Ballina Shire? Award nominations are now open in categories including community-based activities, sport and the arts.

The Glasshouse

A driving holiday, inland from Byron, often serves as a healthy reminder that we’re spoilt for choice here with...

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.

Byron cycling

Somewhere there is a book of rules for cycling in Byron, but I haven’t had any luck getting hold...

Cr Phil Meehan putting people first

Ballina's Councillor Phil Meehan is standing for election again in December, so what does he stand for? He spoke to The Echo this week.

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Geography teacher blockades coal train in ‘self-defence’

Early Wednesday morning 37-year-old Victorian geography teacher Greg Rolles became the third person person to mount a tripod blocking Aurizon's coal railway. Mr Rolles says he is doing it n the hope of saving himself from the risks of premature climate related death. 

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback to human civilisation and possibly...

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.