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Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in...

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Labor leading

A very proactive Minns Labor government will celebrate one year in government with a massive investment of $1.8 billion...

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.

Alternate facts?

According to David Shoebridge of the Greens in a recent sitting in the senate, the UN has named Australia...

All those macas and the Festival of Love

This season’s organic nuts have not been harvested so it is a harvest festival where festivalgoers can pick five kilos free as part of their festival entrance fee which is payable in the new paper money being launched at the Off-Grid Macadamia Festival of Love, to be held at Macas Camping Ground where The Elders of Gaia will be discussing how to get back the many freedoms recently lost and get sanity into local, national and global management.

Wallum

It is, at best, amusing, but mostly disappointing, to see The Echo reporting on the mayoral minute to Council...

REDinc’s new Performing Arts Centre is go!

It’s been a long wait, but two years on from the 2022 flood REDinc in Lismore have announced the official opening of a new Performing Arts Centre.

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World Localisation Day, June 25

Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Think globally act locally – make a difference

In late 2020 the Narendra Modi government in India hastily passed three laws pertaining to Indian agriculture, claiming that they would improve farmers’ lives.

Strengthening the beginnings of a real local food movement

It’s wonderful to see the flowering of local food initiatives throughout the Shire today. I’d like to do everything I can to help strengthen what is the beginnings of a real local food movement.

Guest editorial: 5G and the bigger picture

For more than four decades, I’ve been studying the impacts of the global techno-economic system on different cultures and societies around the world.

Why Local is Beautiful

There are some people you meet who have a powerful impact on you. For me Helena Norberg-Hodge is one of those people.

Big picture activism challenges economic growth

It is clearer to me more than ever that a fundamental shift in the economy is urgently needed: away from the global towards the local.

Localisation is backward-looking and reactionary

Boyd Kellner, Newrbar Helena Norberg-Hodge's A strategic solution to globalised authoritarianism takes a leap of faith into the political realm, as the latest segue to her...

‘Big picture activism’ seminar in Mullumbimby

Pioneer of the new economy movement Helena Norberg-Hodge, pictured, is a featured speaker at Hope in a Time of Crisis, a Q&A being presented by Local Futures in Mullumbimby tomorrow night (Wednesday May 3).

Beyond competition and divisiveness

Helena Norberg-Hodge explains how the localisation movement has inspired South Koreans

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.

REDinc’s new Performing Arts Centre is go!

It’s been a long wait, but two years on from the 2022 flood REDinc in Lismore have announced the official opening of a new Performing Arts Centre.

Not enough letters like this about Gaza in The Echo?

The Echo’s studied indifference to the plight of the Palestinians and its reluctance to publish letters on the subject reveals the moral fibre of...