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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

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The housing crisis in regional Australia

As someone who rents a home, I’m frustrated with the lack of action on affordable housing. The debate has raged for years, yet the government buries its head in the sand.

Dorroughby’s Pocket Forest not rocket science

The Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre (DEEC) are the newest members of a growing, prestigious international club –  the Pocket Forest club.

Interview with Shai Shriki

The Shai Guy Finally emerging out of COVID-time, singer songwriter Shai Shriki is preparing a great show and a fundraiser...

More Stone Beer Festivals please

S Haslam Possibly because I haven’t attended any big live music events over the pandemic, I liked the Festival of...

Who dobs on the dobbers?

Back in August 2016 – oh, it was a different time! – treasurer Scott Morrison was talking about Australia being a nation of ‘the taxed and the taxed-nots’'…

CSIRO: renewables still cheapest new-build power

Though the Prime Minister and his mob continue to sell us the idea of coal and gas, a new report released today shows that solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind continue to be the cheapest sources of new electricity generation capacity in Australia

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Mark running 1,000 km for mental health, via Ballina

Ballina's Percy the Prawn joined Mark Avery for 100 metres of his epic run down the east coast of Australia yesterday.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BR4R

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.