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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

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Independent Ballina councillor determined to reduce 4WD beach impacts

Independent Ballina Shire Councillor Jeff Johnson says he isn’t giving up hope for reduced 4WD access to Seven Mile Beach.

Ballina’s Mariann Lloyd-Smith and her mission to stop toxics in the environment

Living quietly in beautiful Ballina is one of the global heavy-hitters in the fight to eliminate and control toxic chemicals, Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith.

The housing crisis in regional Australia

As someone who rents a home, I’m frustrated with the lack of action on affordable housing. The debate has raged for years, yet the government buries its head in the sand.

Bruns massive development

Russell Eldridge, Brunswick Heads Brunswick Heads is about to be hit with its biggest development upheaval in decades, with the re-emergence...

Taking it to the cleaners – workers speak 

It’s the type of text message exchange that Byron cleaning business owners like Cristina Arcila are becoming all too familiar with.

It’s World Oceans Day!

It's World Oceans Day and we just wanted to honour that with a few photos from our library.

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Why oil price crash is good news for climate and clean energy

The collapse in global oil prices to five-year lows is causing a lot of speculation about what this means for climate change, and clean energy. High fuel costs, it is said, encourages the use of alternative fuels.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BRFR

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.