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I’ve been ruminating and researching on how best to support a ‘Yes’ response on the Voice referendum. I always...

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Land values are up

Large parts of the North Coast may have gone under during the 2022 floods, but they appear to have done little to dampen land values for much of the region.

Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

Indigenous cricketers go head-to-head

Regional teams came together at Ballina’s Fripp Oval for an Indigenous cricket challenge carnival on January 26, last week. The...

Big cheque for WardellCORE

This week, Wardell's Community Organised Resilience Effort was awarded $10,000 by Southern Cross Credit Union to start a community garden program.

Lismore City Council’s awards ceremony

Sophia Watt was named Lismore City Council’s 2023 Citizen of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre yesterday.

They are Hotshots

The two-hour production is a visual feast, choreographed and developed by Australia’s leading professionals and a hand-picked selection of dreamy guys who will have the ladies up from their chairs, screaming for more, night after night. With a totally interactive production, The Secret Fantasies Tour is the perfect night out with the girls.

Stories about "Masks":

Masks are back and so are QR code check-ins

In a media release late this afternoon, the NSW Government reps say they are taking precautionary steps to maintain its safe and measured approach as we continue to learn to live with COVID – which means, they have changed their mind.

One hundred and fifty-three arrested in protests across NSW

Thousand across the state protested against what say is the loss of freedom and rights brought about by Australia’s COVID laws.

Detection in Byron sewage and masks on when outdoors next week

NSW will introduce new rules from 12.01am Monday, 23 August – including mandatory mask wearing when outside your home, except while exercising, until 28 August in rural and regional areas.

Lismore Council keeping residents safe with free mask and sanitiser packs

Lismore City Council will operate two drive-thru services to distribute face masks, hand sanitiser and disinfection wipes to help the community stay safe during COVID-19.

Byron and Bangalow farmer’s markets to go ahead

With many markets making the move to cancel rather than run the gauntlet of making market goers compliant, the Byron Farmers Market organisers say the event will be going ahead on Thursday as well as the Bangalow Farmers Market on Saturday – with a few changes in place.

COVID-19 fines issued while mask sign legalities unclear

As the Greater Sydney area heads into further lockdown, local health authorities say a known COVID-19 infected case stopped at Chinderah truck stop at the Ampol service station (northbound), 112 Tweed Valley Way, near Murwillumbah turnoff.

Cancer patient tears up loyalty card over mask issue

A local man says he has torn up his loyalty card to Eden’s Landing Health Foods because of what he says is their active promotion of non-mask wearing.

Face masks for Ballina and Byron businesses

As masks become harder to find across the Northern Rivers following the latest COVID-19 health alert, NSW Health has provided masks for business operators in Ballina and Byron Shires.

To mask or not to mask: that is the question!

The use of masks has been a point of discussion since the COVID-19 pandemic began. We have been used to seeing images coming out of Asan countries for many years with people wearing masks but it is something it took the Australian public a while to get used to.

Letters – 1 February 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Cheeky Cabaret returns!

Following the Cheeky season is some incredible live music, including Ella Hooper: Small Town Temple tour, Libby O’Donovan – cabaret singer extraordinaire, Stella Donnelly: Flood Australian tour, Liz Stringer and William Crighton co-headlining in a powerhouse performance, and the house is thrilled to announce the fabulous Tim Rogers & The Twin Set coming in April.

Nudging into a Smarter Summer

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink! 2023’s summer continues with a lineup that’s guaranteed to have you deliciously dancing from the moment you arrive. 

They are Hotshots

The two-hour production is a visual feast, choreographed and developed by Australia’s leading professionals and a hand-picked selection of dreamy guys who will have the ladies up from their chairs, screaming for more, night after night. With a totally interactive production, The Secret Fantasies Tour is the perfect night out with the girls.