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Why jobseekers were abandoned

Many were left puzzled by the recent federal budget by Labor Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, with its projected surplus of $9.3 billion. 

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New in-language coercive control campaign launched

The NSW government has expanded its public awareness campaign on coercive control to include an in-language campaign for culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Mullum SEED Eco Hub gets $600k

A $600,000 federal grant for the community facilities at the Mullumbimby Sustainability Education and Enterprise Development Inc will see new facilities developed.

Mullum2Bruns Paddle fills river with colour

An impressive array of aquatic craft took to the Bruns River on Sunday with participants taking part in the annual Mullum2Bruns Paddle.

Only 7 per cent of sexual assaults reported in NSW result in guilty outcome

The latest study from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), shows that only 7 per cent of sexual assaults reported to NSW Police end up in a guilty verdict in court.

Australia’s finest classical guitarists

With a repertoire spanning centuries, continents, and genres, displaying amazing telepathy and the ability to evoke emotion from every note, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are justifiably regarded as Australia’s finest classical guitarists.

Mullumbimby Moonshiners on the charge at home this weekend

The Mullumbimby Moonshiners Rugby Club is looking to get back into the winner’s circle when they play a string of home games starting with a fixture against Wollongbar Alstonville Rugby (WAR).

Stories about "news":

The Murdoch empire – out of the pot and into the other pot

The biggest news in ‘news’ today is that the biggest news content creator will see its leader stand down after more than 70 years – it is expected that Lachlan Murdoch will step into his father’s shoes as head of the Murdoch media behemoth from November.

$3 million for regional news outlets in NSW

The NSW government has announced a new $3 million fund to assist regional communities to have access to trusted news sources covering the stories that matter.

Editorial – 2022 in the Echo rearview mirror

Herewith is a brief summary of 2022, as seen through the Echo lens. Given the constrained space, only a few topics can make it in.

Kingscliff locals concerned over proposal to remove trees at Merve Edwards Fields for AFL

The potential of removing trees from the Merve Edwards Fields site at Kingscliff to accommodate the Kingscliff Junior AFL Club has raised concerns of locals and neighbours who say that this is not a proposal they support. 

Ballina Council to look into making tiny homes accessible 

The idea of living in a tiny home can seem like a simple solution to our housing crisis – but getting council approvals for a permanent tiny home on private land can be challenging. 

Council staff to look at limiting bulk and scale in Wategos  

A motion by Cr Sarah Ndiaye (Greens) to amend the LEP to reduce the building height limits in the Wategos residential area from 9m to 8m was unsuccessful at last Thursday’s Council meeting. 

Is this the next Bentley? New doco highlights value of Clarence River amid mining proposal

Mining plans for the region were discovered by two locals as they paddled down the Clarence River near Grafton. The question is what does it mean for the future of the Northern Rivers?