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Why are white Australians even being asked to vote on the Voice?

The fast-approaching Voice referendum is a complete clusterf**k for all Australians. It stinks of failure at each and every...

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Why are white Australians even being asked to vote on the Voice?

The fast-approaching Voice referendum is a complete clusterf**k for all Australians. It stinks of failure at each and every...

Greens for survival

At the recent Nimbin Town Hall where Sue Higginson, among others, was active in an affirmative action workshop where...

Call to recognise value of wetlands and stop developing floodplains

The clearing of the flood prone development site at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads appears to have been completed by developers MAAS Group Holdings who then pulled out from the site on 24 April. 

Speak Stan

The scribe is human. The scribe holds onto hope, love, and peace. These ingredients are essential for survival and...

Private partnership sought for bioenergy facility proposal

Byron Council have been forced to explore the possibility of a public private partnership to fund its planned  bioenergy facility in Byron Bay.

Byron Council compliance staff bolstered

Are the van campers of Brunswick Heads thoughtless travellers with no respect for the town and its inhabitants, or are many in fact local homeless folk looking for a safe space with toilets and running water?

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Fortem launches in Ballina for first responders

A service which provides mental health and other support for emergency first responders and their families was launched at SES headquarters in Ballina this week.

Minns

Congratulations to Chris Minns for bringing in the new regulations about so-called VIP rooms in clubs and pubs. It’s only a small step in...

To Mandy 

I love reading Mandy’s Soapbox, she reflects what I’m thinking, and many like me. In the 17 May column titled ‘A crown is just a...

Getting Real About The Voice

Responding to Ian Pratt in an attempt to ‘get real about the Voice’. The proposal does not challenge the historical fact of conquest i.e....

Police compassion

Mandy, you said (Echo, 17 May)]: ‘There’s not many 95-year-olds I wouldn’t be able to overpower if necessary’ and ‘to disarm a 95-year-old with...