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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Community input sought on Richmond River estuary plan

What can be done to protect and improve the health of the Richmond River estuary?

Varroa mite detection sees Red Zone expanded

NSW Department of Primary Industries Varroa mite tracing and surveillance work has confirmed a new detection of Varroa mite, as field officers continue hive inspections with beekeepers across the state.

Five men charged with child sex offences, Gold Coast

Queensland Police say five men have been charged with multiple child sex offences following a joint investigation by officers from Argos and the Gold Coast Child Protection and Investigation Unit.

Can you foster a dog?

Dozens of local rescue dogs are ending up at the pound, and some are having to be euthanised, owing to a critical shortage of people willing to adopt or foster them.

Spanish tortilla obsession

Simon Haslam Ambrunah is a specialist Spanish takeaway in Byron that passionately upholds the foundational culinary tradition of tortillas –...

Where is the love?

Driving past our new-ish Hollywood-inspired ‘LOVE’ sign on the way into Mullum had me reflect on the reality that...

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Kangaroo Protection Bill introduced to NSW Parliament

There aren't many countries whose animal emblem is so maligned and Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson has introduced a controversial bill to New South Wales Parliament that would ban the killing of kangaroos.

Kangaroo inquiry reveals failed welfare regulation, lack of transparency and ‘scientific fraud’

What other country cares less about their national animal emblem? The kangaroo and emu on Australia's coat of arms can be seen on every single government website and every official government document – yet they are much maligned earthlings.

Animal Justice Party brings home the bacon

The results are in for the final seat in the NSW upper house, and just about everyone is breathing a sigh of relief. Here’s why.

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...