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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Inaugural Kingscliff Public School Art Show success

A great night was had by all at the inaugural art show for Kingscliff Primary last Friday. All the students submitted work to the exhibition alongside art by local Bundjalung artist Steven Bekue.

Five men charged with child sex offences, Gold Coast

Queensland Police say five men have been charged with multiple child sex offences following a joint investigation by officers from Argos and the Gold Coast Child Protection and Investigation Unit.

Police youth assault case back to court

A naked, 16 year old boy was handcuffed and struck repeatedly by police in Lateen Lane, Byron Bay on 11 January, 2018. The case is once again back in court.

International Day for the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence and the start of 16 days of activism

Today marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, a global campaign dedicated to ending gender-based violence.

Targeting journalists

Israel has a long tradition of targeting journalists and since 2000 has killed 45 according to the Palestinian Ministry...

Supernatural on Bay Lane: style, cocktails, natural wine and food

Looking for a perfect date night? Supernatural, Byron’s hidden gem, is tucked away on Bay Lane, nestled between neighbours...

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Legal aid funding inadequate, say Law Council of Australia

The nation’s top law advocacy group is calling on the government for adequately resourced Legal Aid Offices, owing to unmet demand for the service.

Surveillance law could target and fine protesters

Proposed federal cyber laws, if passed, would pose ‘significant risks’ around the rule of law doctrine and the separation of powers, says Law Council president, Dr Jacoba Brasch QC.

Media freedom laws welcomed by Law Council   

A law advocacy group has welcomed key recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security in its review of press freedom.

Dangerous livestream laws ‘ill-informed’ – Law Council

New federal legislation that criminalises ‘abhorrent violent’ videos has passed into law, despite damnation from the IT sector and the Law Council of Australia.

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...