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Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

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Easy equation

In terms of the economy. Billions of dollars spent on armaments and the supporting structures, at the expense, the...

False altar of ‘globalism’

Since moving to Australia in 2007 I have watched nothing but its sacrifice on the false altar of ‘globalism’....

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s...

AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

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Sharing voices and the lived experience of schizophrenia

The impact of schizophrenia on the person, their family is explored through the personal experiences of Meg Heggen whose 43 year old son has been ‘burdened by schizophrenia/schizo-affective disorder and major depression’.

Lismore library a winner

Lismore Library won the Innovation in Outreach Services award for its support of the Lismore Lantern Parade and its prominent stained glass window displays.

Google no substitute for libraries

The recent sate budget announcement that the NSW government will cut library funding by 18 per cent has caused an outcry with local Green candidate Sue Higginson pointing out that 'that every dollar spent on public libraries delivers a community benefit of around $3.20 and that use of libraries is on the increase'.

Lismore, Kyogle libraries to get makeovers

Library services in Lismore and Kyogle will receive close to $300,000 towards refurbishment and upgrades as part of the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program.

Lismore mayor defends $80k library cuts

Lismore mayor Isaac Smith (Labor) has hit back at the north coast Greens, who have attacked the council’s plans to cut nearly $80,000 a year in funding to the library service.

Mystery of Aboriginal photographs comes to Lismore

Efforts to identify Aboriginal people from the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegle nations who were photographed back in 1873 will continue in Lismore this week.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps we could include a subcategory...