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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

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End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback...

Holy pandemonium

Driving around Northern Rivers roads at all but 5kms – it’s a bloody nightmare. The other week I had...

New positive COVID-19 case at Ballina Coast High School

Update 14 October: Ballina Coast High School will reopen for staff and students on Thursday, 14 October 2021, after a member/s of the school community tested positive to...

Richmond Tweed libraries only open for Click & Collect until December

All Richmond Tweed Regional Library branches and the Mobile Library will be offering free Click & Collect and online services only from today until December 1.

Natural Resources Commission using ‘propaganda’ to log koala feed trees sat NEFA

The North East Forest Alliance says that the assertion by the Natural Resources Commission report that logging of koala feed trees doesn’t have any impact on koalas is ‘dangerous propaganda’.

Killing democracy

I believe the following information is essential knowledge for all Australians. Independent Senator Rex Pattrick has blasted Morrison for...

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Byron Bay Writers Festival dishes up food for thought – with actual food

Byron Bay Writers Festival is dishing up much more than food for thought once again in 2015 with food-infused events designed to both stimulate...

Carbon pricing will come sooner than later says Swan

Of course Wayne Swan thinks there is no ‘budget emergency’. A real budget emergency, he told a Byron bay crowd at the weekend, was the global economic collapse in 2008, which was when he was federal treasurer.

Steady state economy

Geoff Dawe, Uki. In a potentially green economy that occupies a post-industrial world, there is no such thing as unemployment. Similarly, there is no ‘growth’, for the whole thing becomes a Steady State Economy where the current population and future generations are supplied but there is no profit.

Economist slams electricity privatisation’s ‘record of failure’

Prominent Australian economist Professor John Quiggin has launched a scathing attack on energy sector privatisation, concluding that it has failed to deliver promised benefits...

Do we have to rely on bankers to protect the planet?

Just before Christmas, leading Citigroup analyst Elaine Prior took Australia’s coal freight giant Aurizon to task over the lack of board engagement on the science of climate change.

Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating, Ocean Shores

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...