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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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Nerves

Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give...

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough...

Interview with Tania de Jong, one of the founding members of Mind Medicine

Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is a charity that seeks to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness through expanding treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. Their focus is on the development of safe and effective psychedelic assisted therapies to cure a range of mental illnesses.

Acting Prime Ministers

Last week, Acting PM Michael McCormack managed the tricky feat of making the absent Scott Morrison look good, at least by comparison. Perhaps that's now the Nationals' role in the Canberra circus?

Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

MusicNSW appoints Nino for regional representation

MusicNSW is endeavouring to support regional music and musicians by appointing seven Regional Music Officers (RMOs) across the state.

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A Harmony Festival for everyone

Australia is a melting pot of cultures and nationalities – about half of our citizens were born overseas or have a parent from overseas and we all know someone who wasn’t born here.

Culture roundup: Nov 22–29, 2017

Pottering in the Hills Diana of Ilanga Studio has been potting in the hills of Federal for more than twenty years drawing on inspiration from...

Culture December 10

A big part of any cultural society is it's ability to take the piss – we head up this week's menu with the last comedy night for the year at Ocean Shores Tavern on Thursday – it promises to be a cracker, featuring the best of the best comics over the past 12 months.

Culture December 3

This week's culture section starts with your body as the vehicle of life. From the exuberance and passion of youth to the challenges of injury, illness and ageing, it traverses the landscape of pleasure to pain. Everyone’s body has a story…

Culture October 1

A great week of culture starting with Anna Dorrington who presents Grim Fairy Tales where she explores and exposes issues about the role of women, female identity and societal expectations around the concept of the ideal woman.

Culture September 17

An interesting week in Culture with a couple of good laughs included – the first a chance to laugh it up with Ellen Briggs as the MC for the popular Open Mic Comedy Night – BellyLaugh at the Brewery on Thursday.

Culture September 4

This week the Culture round up takes off with 'Hermitage Revealed' which takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas.

Culture August 20

Raising Funds for the Children of Gaza is where our Culture column begins this week – Byron Forums have been hosting conversations around the topic of this conflict and this Saturday they are hosting a lantern vigil at Belongil Beach with a forum and fundraiser at the Byron Centre to follow at 7pm.

Culture August 13

There's a great line-up of Cultural events coming our way, headed up by the hilarious Frank Woodley and his funny bones. Whether he’s being a comedian, clown, actor or acrobat he is constantly creating characters and worlds to engage audiences of all ages.

Culture July 30

With lots of comedy in this week's Culture wrap up, there is sure to be plenty to laugh about

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...