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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will...

Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

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Charges laid over allegedly deliberately lit fires – Burringbar and Mooball

An RFS volunteer has been charged following an investigation into several, allegedly deliberately lit, fires in the Burringbar and Mooball areas.

Council needs funds for Mooball Ck training walls

The Tweed Shire Council has resolved at last Thursday's Council meeting, to commit $290,000 towards repairing the Mooball Creek training walls at Pottsville.

Duranbah fire being controlled

An RFS spokesman said that a house was destroyed by fire in Mooball yesterday. The Duranbah bushfire has covered 294 ha and is being controlled by local crews with support from the air.

Rail trail – Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek

A rail trail, walking and cycling track, has once again been backed by the NSW state government between Murwillumbah and Crabbes Creek today.

Need help to fill out your category C funding applications?

With the recent declaration of category C funding being opened to businesses in Stokers Siding, Burringbar, Upper Burringbar, Mooball and Crabbes Creek the office of small business will provide assistance to fill out the forms and determine their eligibility.

Burringbar flood meeting a success with more to come

The flood information evening held in Burringbar last Tuesday 9 May was a great success and addressed issues ranging from the M1 contributing to flooding and clearing waterways to resolving disputes with insurance companies.

Mooball to Burringbar community working together on flood recovery

Trying to get back on their feet following the recent devastation of Cyclone Debbie, residents and businesses of Burringbar, Stokers Siding, Mooball and Crabbes Creek are being encouraged to come to the meeting being held by the Burringbar Community Association.

Mooball’s massive expansion plan approved

A controversial proposal to expand the Tweed village of Mooball at least five-fold has been given the green light after three years of negotiations and despite concerted community opposition.

Mooball rezoning: community ignored, developer reaps the profits

L Smith, Tweed Heads. The decision by four Tweed shire councilors last week to ride roughshod over the vast majority of the Mooball community by removing the recommendation of staff for the rezoning of rural land to increase the minimum lot size from 450m2 to 700m2 will maximise the profits of developers.

Mooball rezoning plan pushed ahead

The controversial plan for the rezoning of rural land surrounding Mooball which is set to increase the size of the village tenfold has been pushed ahead, despite a planning staff recommendation and resident pleas to increase the proposed lot size.

Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.