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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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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Interview with Claire Atkins from SHIT

I saw SHIT last year and I was blown away. Incredible script. Incredible acting.

Stories about "Northern Rivers Rail Trail":

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding rail trails (Chris Sheridan, (Letter,...

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.

Business case for Northern Rivers Rail Trail released

Richmond Valley and Lismore City councils have released a business case for the much-debated Northern Rivers Rail Trail from Casino to Eltham, and asked for $33.3m in government funding to make the project a reality.

Northern Rivers Rail Trail will be amazing

Paul Heymans, president, Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association. A couple of years ago I had occasion to visit the Northern Rivers region and crossed...

Landowner concerns over the Murwillimbah rail trail considered

The Northern Rivers Rail Trail being developed by Tweed Shire Council will be create two reference groups to assist the project team in resolving both landowner and community concerns.

Tweed council staff try out Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

What better way to work out good design for a bike path than cycling along a successful one? Staff from Tweed Shire Council rode 40km along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail to inform the best design option for Stage one of the Northern Rivers bike trail.

Rail trail a world-class farce

Peter Finch, Byron Bay Tramlink, Lagoon Grass. Walking the disused railway line with Paul Bibby (Echo April 4) is just another glossy promotional piece from...

Tweed’s rail-trail funding bid derailed

The recent failure of a federal funding bid to secure $6.5 million for the Tweed's 24-kilometre stage of the northern rivers rail-trail project from Murwillumbah railway station to Crabbes Creek has prompted backers to look for other options to fund it.

Save our rail corridor – now or never

Marie Lawton, NRRT Inc. The state government may be looking at selling off parts of the rail corridor. We all need to act now and...

Victorian experience shows rail trails work

Peter Hatfield, Canberra/Cumbalum Regarding the calls by NNRAG for the return of trains to our tracks, and the various comments regarding it, the feasibility study into the...

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.