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NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

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Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out...

Rainbow Dragons back on the water for regatta

The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club has waited a few years to welcome the Northern NSW dragon boat and...

Comment: Catherine Cusack opens up about the crisis in our classrooms

'I came prepared for my last Parliamentary Committee Hearing with a fat file of public submissions to assist questioning of witnesses.' 

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Some truths

In answer to David Lisle’s letter – Backlash Echo Aug 3, 2022. Our rail corridor was only ‘disused’ because of...

Stories about "Drownings":

North Coast weather warning for New Years – stay out of the water

Showers and cooler conditions are expected over the next few days with a tropical low over Queensland that may generate large waves and hazardous surf conditions from Sunday on the North Coast.

44 drownings on NSW coast in one year

More than a third (34 per cent) of the drownings happened when people were trying to swim but 18% were due to rock-fishing accidents.

Local role model drowns at Brunswick Heads

Jose Hernandez was 'simply someone who would make your day better just for witnessing his smile,’ says his friend and manager Daniel Tiffin.

Hot days bring reminders to take care in water and cars

Predicted high temperatures for today have prompted Surf Life Saving and the NSW police to urge the public not to take risks in the water.

Third day of searching for man missing from North Coast beach

The search is about to resume for a man swept out to sea, at Moonee Beach, on Monday (December 17).

Two dead, one missing on North Coast beach

Two men have drowned and one remains missing after they went swimming at a North Coast beach during heavy weather on Monday evening (December 17).

Child saved from drowning at Brunswick Heads

Exclusive: On 17 January at 12.30pm adjacent to the child's play area at Brunswick Heads a toddler was saved from tragically drowning. The story has not been told until now because police and emergency services were never contacted

Man drowns while rock fishing at Yamba

Despite the best efforts of emergency responders including police, paramedics, and surf lifesavers, a man drowned on Wednesday evening while rock fishing at Yamba.

Coffs coast drownings prompt safety warning

Easter holidaymakers along the coast have again been reminded to swim between the flags following the drowning of two men at Park Beach, Coffs Harbour, yesterday afternoon.

Man drowns in rough surf at Brunswick Heads

A 27-year-old Brisbane man drowned in rough seas at Brunswick Heads late on Saturday afternoon, in one of the busiest days for lifesavers on the beach.

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Byron’s Fletcher St welcomes new members

Fletcher Street Cottage has welcomed the arrival of three new community support workers to help the growing number of locals facing the challenges of homelessness.

Byron’s Mayor Lyon defends Mullum pod fiasco

Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street. 

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips. And as far as I...