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BB FC women close in on points championship

Ross Kendall The Byron Bay FC premier league women’s team have maintained their dominant position on the ladder after a...

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Climate change duty of care campaigners risk jail

Environmental activists say a 48-year-old Lismore nurse will face court on Wednesday in Canberra over protest stunts at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association's headquarters.

New digs for Bangalow Lions Club

After 30 years of using a makeshift shed at the Bangalow Showground for their bar and barbecue, the Bangalow Lions Club have opened their newly constructed Lions Kiosk.

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part...

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is...

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions...

Stories about "Margaret Olley":

Oh how Margaret Olley loved to paint

Born in Lismore, Margaret Olley's work is known and loved all over the world and though the artist died in 2011, she left a legacy of stunning artwork which will be the focus of a new exhibition in Murwillumbah.

Olley portraits by Aussie masters on show in Tweed

Portraits of the most painted face in Australian art history, the late great Margaret Olley, are on exhibition at the Tweed Regional Gallery from today, Friday.

Proposed Lismore gallery gets $500,000 donation

Even in death, artist Margaret Olley is supporting a new art gallery for her home-town of Lismore. The Margaret Olley Foundation has pledged $500,000 towards a proposed new regional art gallery for Lismore, four times more than the state government is stumping up.

A look into Olley’s favourite room

A new exhibition at the Margaret Olley Art Centre (MOAC) at the Tweed River Art Gallery celebrates the iconic artist's 'sanctuary' and favourite room in her Sydney home, the Yellow Room.

Margaret Olley Centre taking shape

Construction of the Olley House, within the Tweed River Art Gallery, has reached a stage where it is time to start relocating the collection items across from their storage site.

Margaret Olley Art Centre shapes up

The popular Tweed River Art Gallery in Murwillumbah will be closed for two weeks from the end of this month as construction of the $3 million Margaret Olley Art Centre continues apace.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and run out tide that greeted...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021

It's time to get out and see our wonderful performers whilst you can.

Interview with Ross Wilson, composer and Daddy Cool frontman

When the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Michael Gudinski and Sir Elton John call out a song as ‘one of the great Australian rock ‘n’ roll songs’, ‘one of the greatest songs of all time’, and ‘one of my favourite tracks’, then you know it was and still is, a hit.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Sobering Tale

Like most people I know alcoholism is in my genes. My father was an alcoholic. He drove drunk into another car, killed himself and an innocent man. He was 30. I’m 53.