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Nationals and Labor didn’t sign Clarence anti-mining pledge
The Clarence Catchment Alliance (CCA) have been seeking the support of all candidates running for the seat of Clarence...
Dr Leon Ankersmit looks at mining, and thermal waste incinerators in the Clarence
Dr Leon Ankersmit has stated that he supports the position of no mining in the Clarence catchment but has stopped short of signing the Clarence Catchment Alliance pledge to 'ban mining in the Clarence catchment.
Famous plant-based market food
Victoria Cosford Arianne Schreiber has a confession. ‘I pretty much sleep with cookbooks’, she tells me – and I completely...
Nicola Levi supports a ban on mining in the Clarence
Independent Nicola Levi supports banning mining in The Clarance catchment and does not support a thermal waste incinerator at...
Scientists call for urgent groundwater management
Groundwater provides almost one-third of the nation’s water and is worth more than $34 billion to the economy, but results from a recent major review have prompted scientists to call for urgent and better appraisal of groundwater and how we manage it.
Big scores and tight bowling determine this season’s cricket grand finalists
Greg Trevena Byron Bay cricketers won their third-grade semi-final against Bangalow on the back of a century to Matt Larsson...
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.
Stories about "Cross Border Taskforce":
Concerns raised over the impact of opening up to tourists
The North Coast has seen a significant rise in vaccination however, spokesperson for the Cross Border Task Force and Tweed Shire Mayor Chris Cherry has told The Echo that there are significant concerns over the impacts as people start arriving from Sydney.
NSW govt’s Health Order lacks clarity
Confused and anxious when it comes to ambiguous and complex COVID-19 laws? You are not alone.
Pandemonium predicted if there is no regional roadmap to recovery
Tweed Mayor Chris Cherry has called out new NSW Deputy Premier Peter Toole’s assertion that it has been difficult to get the regions to...
Not a ‘bonanza for developers and land bankers’ as local councils lose planning controls?
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The NSW Department of Planning and Environment were quick to respond to the article ‘A bonanza for developers and land bankers?’ published on 21 March 2023 on The Echo online ‘to correct the inaccuracies contained in your article’.
NSW state election
Janelle’s four year road to the 2023 vote
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Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of Janelle Saffin's win in the seat of Lismore and with not a minute to celebrate, Saffin spoke to The Echo about the 2023 campaign.
Appeal to locate woman missing from Tweed Heads
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman, Kara Symington, missing from Tweed Heads since Tuesday.
Clarence State Electorate
Election 2023: Crystal ball gazing and hot tips
In a tight election, with many predicting a hung parliament, all eyes are on Sydney seats to see if any Teals can wrest seats from Liberals – and can Labor regain an inner Sydney seat from the Greens?