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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

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Killing democracy

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

Police call for busking ban, backed by Byron mayor

Have you noticed that the streets of Byron Bay have been a less tuneful and colourful place in the past week or so?

Girl Guides launch Child Safe Child Friendly Framework

It’s International Day of the Girl Child and Girl Guides Australia are taking the opportunity to launch their Child Safe Child Friendly Framework.

Lismore school closed and COVID venues of concern and – October 14

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of new venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region.

AI confirms over 85% of the world is affected by human-induced climate change

Climate complexity unpacked to reveal the wide reach of human-induced climate change Eighty-five percent of the world’s population lives in...

Covid Cassandra peers into the future

As the COVID lockdowns draw to a close, there are still people who profess themselves unwilling to vaccinate under any circumstances, and who object to bearing any consequences that may arise.

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Manus Island journalist ‘speaks’ in Byron

Kurdish-Iranian journalist and former Manus Island prisoner Behrouz Boochani will be 'in conversation' at a special event in Byron Bay tomorrow despite being denied entry to Australia.

Place & privilege

Barb J, Wilsons Creek. No doubt about it, here in the Northern Rivers we are blessed. Blessed with clean air, peace and serenity, food in...

Kyogle grannies giving money to Manus druggies

Vivienne Sigley, Ballina. Labor wants Manus refugees to be happy. And so it appears do those who are daft enough, like the Kyogle Grannies, to...

Thus Spake Mungo: Abbott’s colliers burn Finkel’s plan

Tony Abbott is winning. Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s report on energy is not yet dead, buried and cremated, but Abbott and his gang of avid colliers have already left it struggling on life support.

Manus Island inquiry starts with G4S

An inquiry into the fatal Manus Island detention centre riots - which led to the death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati - will kick off with evidence from security firm G4S.

Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

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

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...