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We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
Byron’s chocoholics’ Easter destination
The Love Byron Bay boutique has been specialising in unique cocoa encounters for nearly a decade now. In this...
Mediation fails over large Suffolk Park DA
The battle over a controversial mixed-used development proposed for the main street of Suffolk Park looks set to go to a full hearing in the Land and Environment Court with Byron Shire Council, after the court-ordered conciliation process failed.
Harmony Week – Global Beats
On Saturday 25 March 2023, Byron Multicultural will celebrate Harmony Week 2023 with Global Beats Byron Bay – World Music Lantern Parade; a stellar lineup of music, dance and rhythms.
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.
Cleaning up the Richmond River
Like many who have suffered in the floods the Richmond River estuary is still feeling the weight of last year's floods.
Over $61 million to fix flood damaged roads in Tweed
As the flood 2022 bills come rolling in for Tweed Shire Council (TSC) it has become apparent that almost half of the $125 million total repair bill will be spent on repairing landslides that have impacted access routes.
Stories about "COVID update":
One death and 1,219 new COVID-19 cases in Northern Rivers
In the 24 hours to 8pm 25 January there was one death and 1,219 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD).
1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours
The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.
776 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours
There’s no shortage of positive COVID-19 cases in the Northern NSW Health District with the current count likely to be an underestimation of the numbers due to the overwhelmed testing capacity.
COVID UPDATE: 1,220 new locally acquired cases in NSW
NSW recorded 1,220 cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said during this morning's regular press conference.
NSW state election
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Clarence State Electorate
Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house
The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
Residents of Cabbage Tree Island want to go home
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Anger and frustration at not being able to go home saw a group of residents reclaim their properties yesterday on Cabbage Tree Island.