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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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Eating vegan is no longer like Mac Vs PC

Remember back in the bad old days when you used either a PC or Mac? Those were your choices, and never the twain could meet. They were so many miles apart in operations that they were like different countries with different languages and appearances

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

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.

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Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Protest at Byron Hospital over wage freeze

The Byron Central Hospital branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association has condemned the NSW government plan to freeze public sector workers’ wages that will also include police and teachers wages.

Calls for more night staff at Ballina Hospital

Nurses at Ballina Hospital closed two beds and up to four treatment chairs on Monday night as they highlighted the dangers of having only one nurse on in emergency for the night shift.

Why aren’t local health jobs being filled?

While the state government has been pushing ahead with the new Tweed Valley Hospital site against significant community resistance they have failed to deliver the independent review of the Northern NSW community health services and are leaving local health jobs empty.

Labor promises better nurse-patient ratios in North Coast hospitals

As the state election approaches, the promises ratchet up, with the opposition this morning promising that a Foley Labor Government would improve nurse to patient ratios in the region’s hospitals.

Labor claims they will deliver on nurse ratios

Labor commits to putting in place more effective nurse patient ratios in regional hospitals including Ballina.

Health chief welcomes improved services

An independent report released last week revealed that Lismore had the longest waits in emergency department for patients in a rural and regional hospital.

Nurses fear for patient safety at new Byron hospital

Nurses at Byron Bay's new hospital say they hold grave fears for the safety of patients due to lack of staff, and have warned of industrial action if their concerns aren't addressed.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.