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Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up...

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Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

Cartoon of the week – 12 May, 2021

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Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of...

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

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Memories can be an elusive quarry for the filmmaker

A childhood grown in Upper Main Arm from 1973 has invariably fed my filmmaking, both with having access to archival footage as well as the natural link it makes to me telling stories from those days.

Mullum’s madness celebrated

Karen McLean, Mullumbimby. The Mullumbimby’s Madness DVD is a treasure. It is a very friendly eye-opening story of the early pioneer hippies, responding to the mysterious pulling power of this special land, the beautiful dairy farmers who were full of kindness and humour and understanding, and multi-level experiments explored in nature.

Hippie doco premieres in Mullumbimby

Australia's 'Biggest Little Town' of Mullumbimby was dying. The dairy farmers and banana growers were walking away from the land. Then a’ naked hairy wave’ of new settlers who converged on the district. It was the dawn of the Australian hippies.

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

Plans to increase building heights in Byron CBD may be shelved

Byron Council’s controversial plan to increase building height limits on a block in the centre of Byron Bay looks set to be abandoned at this week’s planning meeting.

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David Gilet, Byron Bay You would have to say that the Byron district has more than its fair share of wankers, however, most of our local...

Cartoon of the week – 12 May, 2021

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