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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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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.

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.

Fossil investments

Brian Mollet, Mullumbimby It is with considerable incredulity that I read in last week’s Echo that Byron Shire has a lazy...

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...

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

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Mt Warning ban

Marc Hendrickx, Berowra Heights Indigenous readers please note the following letter contains the name of a deceased local elder. For years now NSW National Parks and...

Mt Warning road closed due to bushfires

The Tweed Shire Council says NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) requested the road's closure to stop people entering Wollumbin National Park.

Lookout railing replaced after toddler rescued at The Pass

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has moved swiftly to replace a loose slat on the lookout at The Pass after a two-year-old child almost fell through it on the weekend.

Keeping a lighthouse was a family affair

The light was the priority and it took the commitment of everyone to ensure it beamed out each night and keep boats from being smashed on the rocks. Byron lighthouse museum has recognised the important role that lighthouse keepers and their families played with their recently opened exhibition at Care Byron lighthouse.

Male maggies starting to swoop

Susanna Bradshaw, CEO Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. It’s not an uncommon experience to be walking or cycling in Tweed and Byron Shires, when suddenly a black-and-white shadow swoops down on you, sending you ducking for cover.

Camping and entry fees for national parks rise

Fees for motor-vehicle entry and camping fees in national parks on the northern rivers and around the state are set to increase next month.

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.