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While Hamas exists, Palestine will never be free

In response to David Heilpern’s article regarding antisemitism and Israel, (Echo, July 3) it is probably generally agreed that...

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Lismore Regional Gallery to reopen in spring

The Lismore Regional Gallery will be re-opening its doors this spring following restoration after the 2022 flood and after 16 shows the The Lismore Regional Gallery pop-up space is now closed.

Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no...

Affordable housing key to Ballina Greens, Kiri Dicker’s, Mayoral campaign

Lennox local and sitting councillor Kiri Dicker is running for Mayor of Ballina Shire Council in the upcoming council election on September 14 and is putting affordable housing for key workers as front and centre of her campaign.

Losing town water access

I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire...

Dive head first into some 2024’s biggest books at the Byron Writers Festival

With the festival just over a month away, here’s a taste of some of the biggest and most compelling books in the Byron Writers Festival 2024 program.

Tweed River dredging in July

Dredging to the entrance of the Tweed River will begin this month as part of the Tweed Sand Bypassing...

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Richmond Valley Rail Trail grand opening

The latest leg of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail opened in style on Saturday, with hundreds of two-wheeled travel enthusiasts spinning along the newly opened 13.4 kilometre section from Casino to Bentley.

Dutton takes the nuclear option

The Coalition has produced a policy! Don't get too excited – this policy is recycled, and not in a good way – in fact it's radioactive. Like Robert Menzies, John Howard and Tony Abbott before him, Peter Dutton wants to legalise nuclear electricity generation in Australia.

Urgent call to write to MPs as 90 medevac’d asylum-seekers endure detention in Australia

Ninety men have been in hotels and other types of detention across Australia since 2019 after spending six years on Manus or Nauru islands.

Wardell and Pimlico Halls to be upgraded

Yesterday the Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan, announced $70,000 of funding for upgrades to Wardell and Pimlico Halls, in Ballina Shire.

Does everyone deserve a home?

The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport expansion

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is expanding again with the announcement yesterday of $23 million in funding to widen and strengthen the existing runway. Kevin Hogan,...

Is it time to go nuclear?

NSW National Party leader John Barilaro supports nuclear in NSW, and One Nation are pushing a bill through parliament. The Echo is yet to receive comment from local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin and Member for Page, Kevin Hogan.

Member for Page gets promoted

Kevin Hogan who is the Federal member for Page has been promoted today to Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister.

Lismore forum calls on government to ‘Raise the Rate’ of Newstart

Could you pay your rent and bills, buy food and try look for work or training on $40 a day? ACOSS are in Lismore on Friday and are asking you to join them at their forum to raise your voice for Raising the Rate of government support for job seekers on Newstart.

MP, farmers thank Woolies for milk price rise

The North Coast MP who called for a royal commission into supermarket abuse of power has taken the unusual step of thanking one of them.

A self-hating Jew

A self-hating Jew means ‘antisemite’. David Heilpern’s 3 July article was underpinned with lies, and hateful sentiments toward one group of Australians: the Jewish...

Losing town water access

I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire Council. I had always given...

Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no money, and Council decided to...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore.