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Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

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Tweed Council rejects Casuarina disability viewing platform

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Interview with Sarah McLeod

Sarah McLeod is a passionate woman. She’s Aussie rock royalty, front person of The Superjesus and a powerful solo performer. In this interview she talks about her two loves, one new and one gone; her piano and her dog. One found, and one lost, during lockdown.

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School kids’ art works Surprise judges

The enormous talent of Tweed and Byron primary school students will again be celebrated by the annual Les Peterkin Portrait Prize, on show at the Tweed Regional Gallery from Friday (September 22).

Portrait prize draws young students in big time

This year’s Les Peterkin Portrait Prize for local primary school students, on display at the Tweed Regional Gallery, has broken records, with more than 3,000 entries from 37 schools.

Tweed primary schools’ budding artists in the spotlight

A selection of works from more than 2,500 budding art students from 33 primary schools in Tweed shire who entered the increasingly-popular Les...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...