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Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

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Enova enters into voluntary administration

The Enova Community Energy Board announced Tuesday that Enova Community Energy and Enova Energy, its retail electricity arm, have been placed into voluntary administration.

Vale Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent (22.8.29–8.6.22)  was one of the greatest compassionate advocates for disarmament and humanity: • General Secretary 1980–85 CND (Campaign...

Great foodie weekend end of July

The annual Harvest Food Trail on the weekend of 30–31 July allows locals and visitors the much needed opportunity...

Elliot’s still sore

You (The Echo), rightly so, have a dig (in Backlash) at right-wing media outlets for mindless repetition of discredited...

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.

Ammunition

Danny Wakil demonstrates as much knowledge of the facts on the ground in Palestine/Israel as a duck knows of...

Stories about "NSW border":

Lobbying underway for border easing

Local mayors and council general managers across the region have joined forces in a bid to convince the QLD government to ease its draconian border restrictions.

Are you in the border zone? QLD to close border at 1am

As Queensland puts a hard close on its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT at 1am Saturday morning (8 August) they have agreed to exemptions for border towns.

Tightening borders as charges laid for false border declarations

As of yesterday there were 11 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland with five of them being treated in hospital. This has led to a tightening of the NSW QLD border and charges being laid.

Moving Queensland/NSW border check points gets mixed response

The impact of COVID-19 on the border towns of NSW and Queensland is having a significant consequences with delays in crossing the border as well as being a challenge for the integrated communities as they move forward.

Border checkpoints between Byron and Tweed Shires?

Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.

Queensland set to tighten border crossings

The border crossing between NSW and Queensland will become stricter from midday on Friday with a mix of checkpoints and hard closures between the states.

Border pass required for returning Queenslanders

At 11.59pm tonight (10 April, 2020) new restrictions will come into place for anyone wanting to cross the Queensland border.

Tamara Smith opposes border closure

Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith says she doesn’t agree with calls to close the New South Wales border.

Queensland tightens border restrictions

Tighter restrictions came into force for people crossing into Queensland from NSW on the Gold Coast this morning.

Close the NSW border says Elliot

Concern has been increasing about visitors still crossing the border from Queensland to NSW who might be spreading the COVID-19 virus leading to a call to close the NSW border.

Fooling no one

Danny Wakil isn’t fooling anyone (Letters, 15 June). He is obviously pro-Israel, but his tone and talking points belie his claim to be pro-Palestinian,...

Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in Byron CBD, and I have...

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and oppression of the Palestinian people. This...

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.