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Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

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Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.

Forest blockade stops logging at Wild Cattle Creek

A tree-sitter a the Newry Native Forest Blockade has stopped NSW Forestry Corporation (FCNSW) from logging native forest an hour and a half west of Coffs Harbour in Wild Cattle Creek state forest this morning.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

Morning Tea

Susan Tsicalas, President, BVCAG The Brunswick Valley Cancer Action Group (BVCAG) recently held a raffle, a couple of bucket shakes and...

Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

Stories about "Gay discrimination":

beyondblue campaign targets homophobia among teens

Australian teenage boys are engaging in homophobia at an alarming rate, a new study has revealed, harming the mental health of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex youth and placing them at risk of suicide.

Greens welcome end to ‘homosexual offences’

Greens NSW MP Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has welcomed the passing of the Criminal Records Amendment (Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill 2014.

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may make laws regarding health, but...

Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but the article on page 5,...