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It’s very unfortunate that Justine Elliot has so little confidence in herself or her party that she needs to...

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Cr Dicker calls on Ballina Council to look at future options for Wollongbar pods 

Visiting the Wollongbar pod village over the weekend, after residents were given notice to leave the pods by November, Cr Kiri Dicker said: ‘It’s total waste of taxpayers’ money to tear it down when the shortage of housing is so severe’.

850 women with sticks in Lismore and Ballina

The Goonellabah Hockey Centre and the Ballina Hockey Centre are about to be inundated with women and their big sticks as Lismore teams up with Ballina to host the NSW Northern Division Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

Keeping the Outback alive with patronage

We do love the sunburnt country on our wide brown land, but businesses are falling by the wayside as travellers bypass small towns, or worse, stop to spend a penny but not a few dollars.

Dolphins return home as champs

The U12 Far North Coast Rugby Union Dolphins have returned home as country champions, having competed in the state...

Appeal following alleged assault – Tweed Heads South

Police are appealing for assistance to locate two men following an alleged assault in Tweed Heads South.

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

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Ballina’s surprise ghost candidate declines Meet the Candidates invite

Ballina voters had a surprise fifth candidate appear when the electorate’s ballot paper was drawn last week: Peter Jenkins for the Sustainable Australia Party (ASP).

1, 2, 3, 4… who will you vote for?

Registrations to nominate to run in the NSW state election closed yesterday, Wednesday, 8 March, for anyone wanting to compete for votes in the 25 March election.

Mystery surrounds One Nation candidate for Richmond

Less than a week out from a Richmond Meet the Candidates forum to be held in Byron Bay next Monday, mystery surrounds the One Nation candidate and her connection to the electorate.

Last chance for tickets to Byron Shire Council Meet the Candidates forum

Today is your last chance to get tickets to tonight’s Byron Shire Meet the Candidates forum in the Byron Theatre.

Meet The Candidates in Bangalow, December 1

With local Council elections coming up on December 4, The Bangalow Herald are hosting a ‘Meet The Candidates’ evening on Wednesday, December 1, at the Bangalow Bowlo from 6pm till 8pm.

NSW state election 2019: quiz your candidates

Pill testing, renewable energy, short-term holiday letting, koala protection and of course, our pot-holed roads. These are just some of the hottest state election issues on the Northern Rivers. Other local concerns include West Byron, water mining, and homelessness.

Ballina candidates upbeat at Byron forum

Five NSW state election candidates for the seat of Ballina faced their potential employers at a job interview (otherwise known as a meet the candidates forum) in the Byron Bay Community Centre on Tuesday .

Page candidates grilled at election forum

A panel of hopeful candidates for Page faced a full house of engaged voters at Echonetdaily's forum last night, many of them under 30.

Meet the Page candidates

Page voters are invited to meet your local candidates at a special event sponsored by Echonetdaily tonight (Thursday 29 August). The Page pre-election forum has...

Meet the candidates at our forums

Echonetdaily and the Byron Shire Echo will each be sponsoring a meet-the-candidates forum in coming weeks. The Richmond forum, sponsored by the Byron Shire Echo...

Tikkun Olam

David Heilpern's brilliant article 'Zionism, antisemitism and Israel' stands in complete contrast to former Israeli defence minister Moshe Dayan's recommendation that, 'Israel must be...

Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites. After more than two years...

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.