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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

Ballina Dragons invite public to have a go

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is having a come and try day on Saturday 6 March, on the Richmond River at Ballina.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will...

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Byron Bay cash-for-container centre opens

Byron residents can now trade their eligible drink containers for cash following the installation of a ‘Return and Earn’ container-deposit machine at the Cavanbah Centre in Byron Bay last week.

NSW container deposit scheme ‘long overdue’

Greens environment spokesperson Dr Mehreen Faruqi has welcomed the passing of Container Deposit Scheme legislation in the NSW Parliament but is disappointed that the government 'refused to back several sensible amendments'.

Container deposit scheme needs a refund incentive

Greens MP and Environment spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC. There is only one choice if the scheme is to be a success. The NSW government must choose a container deposit scheme which has a deposit refund of 10 cents to consumers.

NSW needs container deposit scheme now

Greens MP and environment spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi. Clean Up Australia Day last Sunday was the opportunity for the state government to speed up implementation of a container deposit scheme.

Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable as mayor by scripting his...

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will be independent.’ As long as more...

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump track will have on our...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have taken my comments on the...