Indigenous entrepreneurs, current and aspiring, are encouraged to join in the exciting program of workshops and masterclasses that will be delivered in Lismore at the Lismore City Hall from 15-17 May 2018.
A major milestone in The Echo’s history occurred in 1991: we decided to start another weekly newspaper.
A vehicle that was stolen las night in Lismore was then set alight said a spokesperson for the Lismore police.
A year on communities are still coming to terms with the impacts of Cyclone Debbie, to mark this important milestone on the path of recovery Lismore City Council is hosting a community gathering – One Year On – at the Lismore Quadrangle on Saturday, 7 April.
Forget bananas and oranges, Australia needlessly imports a much more precious commodity and we have the power to stop it. One in three Australians will need a blood transfusion in their lifetime yet only one in thirty Australians donates blood... Read More →
Lismore and its Japanese sister city, Yamato Takada, created the first sister city relationship between Japan and Australia in 1963. Fifty-five years on they are calling for students and host families to be part of the 2018 Sister City Student Exchange Program to Japan.
Life is confusing and no-one has all the answers… except Merrick Watts. None of his answers is right but at least he’s having a go.
Last week dancer and choreographer Emma Saunders was in the NORPA Studio developing a new solo movement work Dancing With Myself.
The first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is being developed by the Local Land Services and they are looking for feedback on the final draft RAP that is currently on exhibition.
What do you think? Do we need art to create meaning in public space?
Over 100 sun lovers stood in the rain yesterday to celebrate Lismore Community Solar and the long awaited launch of Australia’s largest floating solar farm at the East Lismore Sewage Treatment Plant.
Some 2,866 people committed by suicide in the year to September 2016 and Lifeline Northern Rivers is taking up the challenge to answer more calls in the coming year to help prevent deaths.
Lismore. Wednesday, 9.35am. Oh dear. There are no poached eggs on the menu. I look to my friend T and raise an eyebrow. She shrugs with a sadness that only those living in the first world can appreciate. Life is... Read More →
The EPA has finally begun to roll out the bottle recycling program and have installed a 'Return and Earn' vending machine in Lismore.
Where do you want the rainbow crossing should go in Lismore?
Audiences from Lismore and beyond were treated to a very special event last week as NORPA presented Djurra, a work in drama and dance.
Lismore TAFE end of year exhibition is only on for another week and is a remarkable achievement after the facilities at Lismore TAFE were destroyed during Cyclone Debbie.
Inspired by a Bundjalung creation story called Three Brothers, NORPA’s latest offering is a mesmerising dance theatre piece called Djurra.
Lismore’s annual celebration of street food and culinary delights, Eat the Street, has won a silver gong at the NSW Tourism Awards.
Coming straight from his show in Las Vegas for two shows here in Australian Elvis tribute artists Jason Dale will be hitting the boards in Lismore for the show of a lifetime.
Lismore City Council is inviting families to a free twilight community event with activities, food, art and fun for all ages on Friday, 24 November to celebrate National Recycling Week.
Lismore City Council has fined a local development company $6000 for undertaking unlawful works relating to a subdivision approved by the Land & Environment Court in 2011.
Eyes Wide Open is a seminar aimed at helping the people in a relationship with an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
For thirty-five years the annual Local Government Charity Golf Day has been raising money for charity and this year they exceeded their target.
How do you think the flood recovery went in your area? Was it good, bad or ugly? It has been around six months since Cyclone Debbie hit the north coast and there are still plenty of people and business who are just getting back onto the feet.