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Mrs Elliot

It’s very unfortunate that Justine Elliot has so little confidence in herself or her party that she needs to...

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Mrs Elliot

It’s very unfortunate that Justine Elliot has so little confidence in herself or her party that she needs to...

Editorial – Bloatcorp under review

Those familiar with the NSW Reconstruction Authority, the agency tasked with flood recovery for the north coast (and disaster recovery for NSW), may be heartened to know that a review is underway of the Act that governs the government-run corporation.

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Zionism is not a dirty word

I was disheartened reading Heilpern’s article (Echo, July 3). I understand his confusion when stating '… an antisemite one...

Assange rocks

Julian Rocks that we see in the Byron Shire is just the tip of a much larger mass of...

Go north for great films

Celebrating its tenth year, the 2024 Saxo Scandinavian Film Festival full program has been launched with a stellar line-up showcasing the best new cinema from the Nordic region.

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Will Provest win the Tweed seat over Elliot?

It appears that Tweed MP Geoff Provest will retain the seat of Tweed but there are still plenty of votes to be counted.

A peek into the Tweed gambling cartel 

Tweed MP, Geoff Provest (Nationals), worked in licensed clubs for 27 years, including 14 years as general manager of the Tweed Heads Bowls Club.  At...

Pottsville policing forum asks the hard questions

Members of the Pottsville and Tweed Coast community say that in response to an increase in criminal activity in the area and their request for increased police presence, they were hosting a police presentation at Pottsville.

2021 Seniors Card Directory now available

The latest Seniors Card Directory has been published, offering great discounts for Seniors Card holders from thousands of businesses across the state.

Will parking at the new Tweed hospital be free?

Arguments continue over the state government’s new hospital plans for the Tweed, with parking costs now added to an expanding list of project issues.

Can NSW afford a fire station for Byron?

Arguments over funding for state emergency services on the far north coast continue, with no sign yet of nearly $6 million promised in June.

Relocate to protest about Tweed Valley Hospital site

The Relocate Tweed Valley Hospital from State Significant farmland team are staging a peaceful protest outside the office of local member Geoff Provest this Friday October 5 at 10am.

Tweed Council welcomes funding boost for Anchorage boardwalk

The ageing Anchorage boardwalk bordering Keith Curran Reserve in Tweed Heads has now received the extra funding to replace the boardwalk at no cost to council.

Nationals’ push to wind back daylight saving ridiculed

Tweed MP Geoff Provest is backing a push by a National Party colleague to wind back daylight saving by a month saying the last month is ‘a pain and drags on too long’.

MPs claim policing failure as sod turned for Tweed-Byron HQ

This morning’s turning of the sod for the new $13 million Tweed-Byron police headquarters at Tweed Heads has been overshadowed by political row over crime rates and police numbers in the Tweed-Byron region.

Tikkun Olam

David Heilpern's brilliant article 'Zionism, antisemitism and Israel' stands in complete contrast to former Israeli defence minister Moshe Dayan's recommendation that, 'Israel must be...

Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites. After more than two years...

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.