22.1 C
Byron Shire
May 7, 2021
Home Tags Federal election 2016

Latest News

Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Other News

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Belongi Spit

John Lazarus, Byron Bay An update on proposed development of the Belongil Spit site, for the information particularly of those...

Dreaming about a bucket-list surfing and wellness holiday?

Have you always dreamt about traveling to exotic ‘bucket-list’ beach destinations like Bali or Vanuatu… or are your dreams...

Boarding houses

Matthew O’Reilly, CABS president and Council candidate for the new Byron Greens The over-development of cramped boarding-house accommodation in Sunrise...

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

He said, she said

Fast Buck$, Coorabell At last week’s Council meeting our former mayor had me kicked out of the meeting for ‘disorderly...

Stories about "federal election 2016":

Will Turnbull’s coalition stand up to Australia’s energy oligarchy?

The conservative Coalition parties have spent much of the past decade railing against a ‘great big electricity tax’, and bowing to demands by powerful vested interests to can the carbon price and cut the renewable energy target.

Will Australia’s Far Right lose its stranglehold on climate policies?

Even before the dust settled on the outcome of Australia’s federal election on Saturday, environmental groups and renewable energy promoters were celebrating a significant victory – the departure of far right members of the Coalition and other conservatives who had stood in the way of climate policies and renewable energy.

Who do you trust to govern?

Roma Newton, Kingscliff. Who do you trust to reach back five prime minister’s ago to dredge up this tired, 10-year-old second-hand slogan.

Malcolm’s election campaign under water

So Malcolm Turnbull’s $50 billion submarines sank almost without trace – not as they were meant to, after the first of them makes its stealthy launch in 2030, or somewhere within that decade, but in a morass of turmoil and distraction last week.

Youngest Page candidate signs ‘pollution-free’ pledge

Greens candidate for the seat of Page, Kudra Falla-Ricketts, launched her campaign yesterday at the site of the Bentley CSG battleground.

Terrorists, elections, and bloviators

Veteran Australian journalist and political commentator Phillip Frazer shares his unique perspective on terrorism abroad and the upcoming Australian and US elections.

Walker lashes out over Fraser’s election claims

Greens candidate for the north-coast seat of Richmond, Dawn Walker, has lashed out at the National Party contender, Matthew Fraser, calling him ‘out of touch’.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.