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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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Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.

Save Waterlily park

Tina Petroff, Waterlily Playscape Inc. For decades our local voluntary committees in Ocean Shores (OS) have fought for basic needs for...

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...

History as she is wrote

It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give some background to Byron Greens...

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...

Stories about "Cr Carolyn Byrne":

Quarter of a century long enough for Polglase

Stephanie Deane, Group B Tweed Shire Council candidate This week residents of Tweed have the opportunity to change the face of council. It's no good...

Tweed Nats’ familiar tricks

Stephanie Deane, Tweed Shire Council candidate, Tweed Heads. Tweed Council currently has a Request for Offer (RFO) 2016217 titled expression of interest – licence to conduct a...

Tweed councillor pledges disputed money to koalas

A Tweed shire councillor will have her disputed claims of hundreds of dollars in travel expenses reimbursed after she voted with colleagues to pay her out, despite an audit finding she had provided insufficient detail of where she went or what she did.

Tweed councillor’s expense-claim details ‘inadequate’

Tweed ratepayers will foot a bill of hundreds of dollars for travel claims by one of their councillors despite no details provided of where they went and for what.

Tweed councillor spat sparked by ‘elite’ tennis-club loan

Outgoing Tweed mayor Gary Bagnall claims he was under pressure to sign council documents for a controversial $100,000 interest-free loan to an elite tennis club when he snapped at a fellow councillor who has since taken the spat to police and the courts.

Tweed councillor’s dummy spit petulant and wasteful

Ron Cooper, Kingscliff. So Tweed shire councilllor Carolyn Byrne has demanded a police investigation because, it seems, she may have been called a cow.

Tweed council spat ‘stretches thin blue line’

The laying of a police complaint by a Tweed shire councillor against a political opponent after last Thursday’s mayoral-election meeting has been described as the ‘Tweed’s biggest ever dummy spit’.

Why does Tweed’s Cr Byrne vote against mayoral minutes?

Elizabeth Jack, Tyalgum. After reading through the minutes of all the ordinary Tweed Shire Council meetings this year (on council's website) I find that Cr Carolyn Byrne has voted against accepting Gary Bagnall's mayoral minutes every month since January (seven times).

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...