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COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international travellers

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to...

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Realistic, local agendas!

On Saturday 4 December we need to vote for people who focus on issues that can be controlled by...

Former Byron Mayor talks about the ‘Green challenge’

It’s not easy being green, it never has been, but we are proud of our long-term commitment to Greens...

Deconstructing the brand

It is noted that the nine houses on the seafront at Elements, Belongil have been approved by Byron Council....

Byron Supper Club

Bryce Hallett The Byron Supper Club is set to return and transport audiences to a magical and exciting realm akin...

Aussies got drunk more than any other country during the pandemic (are we surprised?)

The Global Drug Survey 2021 reveals that Australians got drunk the most during 2020 and that drug and alcohol habits changed during the pandemic.

Coal shame for Queensland and Australian

Local Whitsundays resident Paul Jukes took action this morning against the continued development of the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine.

Stories about "One Billion Rising":

Goddess keeps it dry for V-Day in the Bay

The predicted rain managed to behave in an orderly fashion as dozens of woman met the dawn on Main Beach in Byron Bay for the 8th annual V-Day rally.

The beginning of 2019’s One Billion Rising

Hundreds of women and children and men were not deterred by a few drops of rain at the annual V-Day dawn event on Main Beach at Byron this morning.

Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.

On the ground work assists evicted women 

We know the region has some of the highest rents, and highest housing costs in Australia. We all know that this has virtually eliminated affordable housing. We hear the stories of women and children being evicted, of couch surfing and living in cars.

What do the Tweed Council candidates stand for?

The final day of voting for your local Tweed Shire Councill candidates is Saturday 4 December at a venue near you.

Today is International Day of People with Disability

This language trend around People With a Disability has tended to emphasise the disability rather than the person, which can lead to derogatory labelling, depersonalisation or impersonal, collective references.