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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Boarding houses

Matthew O’Reilly, CABS president and Council candidate for the new Byron Greens The over-development of cramped boarding-house accommodation in Sunrise...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

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NSW ed department replies over cleaning budget cuts

Further to claims by unions representing teachers and school cleaners that there is insufficient funding, an NSW education spokesperson told Echonetdaily, ‘The cleaning hours...

Have education budget cuts led to putting kids and teachers at risk?

While schools are closing across the planet owing to COVID-19, NSW schools remain open, for now. Yet are they fully equipped to deal with the...

Students are not citizens – Australia’s new educational policy

Was Australia's education too effective at giving students the tools to become active, knowledgeable citizens? Are young people who are confused, apathetic, and ignorant of political processes what conservative politicians are really looking for?

State govt undermines ethics for our kids

Bruce Hogan, chairman, Primary Ethics. The decision announced on Friday by the Baird government to eliminate the option for parents to choose ethics lessons for their children from school enrolment forms, is a deliberately discriminatory action in favour of Scripture/SRE classes.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.