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Don’t rely on any regime to save anything that’s endangered because their mates the miners and developers pay them...
Questioning the ten commandments
On the ten commandments, briefly: If you are not indigenous to land, you would have had to (‘Thou Shalt...
Further to Annie Radermacher’s ‘Valuation shock’ letter published (Echo 28 April) I am writing to suggest that the community...
Parliamentary Inquiry called into NSW Police
Upper House NSW Greens MP and Lismore resident, Sue Higginson, says she tabled a notice of motion in NSW Parliament on Tuesday calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry into NSW Police, following the tasering of 95-year-old dementia patient, Clare Nowland last week.
Are we logging koalas to extinction?
The North East Forest Alliance is calling on people to take action to protect one of the most important Koala habitats on the Richmond River Lowlands in response to the Forestry Corporation commencing logging in Braemar State Forest – south of Casino.
Dey pushes for new minimum Byron rate against warnings of rate bracket creep
A new proposed flat minimum rate across the Byron Shire aimed at easing pressure in the housing market would put 238 residential properties in higher rates brackets.
Facing Up to climate and ecological crises
The latest in a series of discussion events called Facing Up will feature Tim Hollo, Krysta McMah and Cate McQuillen.
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Conservative Byron Shire cr announces election team
The Byron Shire Council’s only conservative member has announced his running team for September’s local government elections.
Trains, rails and questions of multi-use trails
The question of what to do with the disused rail corridor remains a hot debate 15 years after the last train ran. Rail trail, rail only, rail with trail; it seems the only thing people can agree on is that the corridor is being squandered while it sits unused.
Great train robbery
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores The thousands of people who turned out to ride on the first (solar) train service in Byron Bay since the great train...
Rail transport is the future for north coast
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. In all the kerfuffle about the Byron Masterplan and the proposed bus terminal on the Butler Street reserve, not one person has mentioned the one thing that would save us wasting $20-million-plus on infrastructure to increase road transport, a train service.
Cycleway will destroy rail line
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. After 14 years of campaigning by thousands of north coast residents, and all the information, studies and inquiries recommending a commuter train service be introduced on the Casino to Murwillumbah (C-M) rail line, a few local cycling enthusiasts, who want the line destroyed for a cycleway, continue to spread inaccurate rubbish.
While Greens in the Senate endure the irony of being pilloried by the government for speaking passionately about social justice and housing, Patricia Warren’s...
National Reconciliation Week starts tomorrow
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Thank you from the top of our heads to the bottom of our well-dressed feet
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Saturday's annual Bell & Ford vintage clothes garage sale fundraiser for the SHIFT Project was an incredible success with $36,500 being raised at the Byron Surf Club – this year’s effort was up about $7,500 on the last event.
Labor Government committed to the demerger of Murwillumbah Education Campus
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The significant issue of a merger of several Murwillumbah schools has been ongoing since 2020 when the then State Government announced via Sarah Mitchell MP that four public schools would be amalgamated into a single Kindergarten to Year 12 campus at Murwillumbah High.