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Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

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Zoran Radovanovic and son enter guilty pleas after sending region into lockdown

The father and son from Sydney's eastern suburbs who sent the region into lockdown by bringing COVID to Byron, have pleaded guilty to some of the charges against them.

Poor Mandy

Poor Mandy indeed (Letters, 29 September). Glenn, it sounds to me like you’re trying to put Mandy IN her...

Wildlife Hospital sets sights on Wollongbar location

A proposal for a wildlife hospital on a 2.39 hectare parcel of Crown land in Lindendale Road at Wollongbar, is before Ballina Council and on public exhibition. Northern Rivers Wildlife Hospital chair, Ninian Gemmell, welcomed consent for the use of Crown land for the proposed hospital.

Killing democracy

I believe the following information is essential knowledge for all Australians. Independent Senator Rex Pattrick has blasted Morrison for...

A concrete solution to carbon capture

A newly developed concrete – made from recycled construction waste and industrial exhaust gases – could reduce construction emissions.

Lismore one of four test areas for COVID digital vaccination certificate

In a joint announcement from the Deputy Premier and the Minister for Digital and Customer Service – Lismore 'customers' will be the first to display their COVID-19 digital vaccination certificate on the Service NSW app.

Stories about "Liberal leadership spill":

Coalition’s climate-change firestorm

David Norris, Pottsville. What political party faction in their right mind would challenge the prime minister with a candidate who has a pecuniary interest in...

A peek at Rupert Murdoch’s revised walking dead cabinet

Good riddance Turnbull, a PM of massive wealth and ego who left office without much record of accomplishment. Remember when the Libs scoffed as Labor tore itself apart?

Scott Morrison elected next prime minister

Update: P Scott Morrison  has been elected Liberal Party leader in a 45-40 vote.

Vested interests

Joe Monks, The Gap. The current leadership crisis is a perfect example of how vested interests (mining, banks, insurance,  energy etc) can destabilise a country. Each...

How the right-wing media have given a megaphone to reactionary forces in the Liberal Party

The polarisation that is devouring Australia’s politics is reflected in the increasingly stark polarisation of the country’s professional mass media, writes Denis Muller of Melbourne University.

Local Labor MP stands by Shorten

Richmond Labor MP Justine Elliot describes former prime minister Tony Abbott's replacement, ‘Malcolm Turnbull, as 'just another out-of-touch, arrogant leader with a chaotic, dysfunctional and divided government.'

The personal is political in the marginals

Anthony Plesko, Ballina. Why did the Libs change their leader? It had nothing to do with who is better PM nothing to do with good government, nothing to do with the needs and wishes of the people.

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback to human civilisation and possibly...

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.