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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Wonderful Council

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I went for a swim at Belongil Beach the other day and was shocked to...

Ballina sludge a mixture of blue-green algae species

A reader has sent Echonetdaily some photos of what he described as 'something nasty and green coming down the Richmond River'.

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

Stories about "permaculture":

A new gathering for permaculture

Permaculture Research Institute’s new Byron group Did you know that permaculture extends far beyond the growing of vegetables? I confess that I didn’t. ‘Gardening is only...

Djanbung permaculture gardens designing for the future

Designing for disaster and reducing the impacts of events like the recent cyclone Debbie is just one of the events taking place at the annual Permaculture Open Day at Nimbin's Djanbung Gardens on Saturday May 13.

The toxic nightmare of corporatised agriculture

I didn’t think I’d make it out alive, the night we went to film the ‘Cancer Train’ in Bathinda, Punjab. It was our last and most difficult filming in the area.

Permablitz! Mullum cafe gets makeover

Permaculture students from the Byron Community College recently spent two days transforming the courtyard behind a Mullum cafe, using the permablitz technique to turn a bare courtyard into an urban food landscape.

Permaculture guru David Holmgren visits north coast

Co-founder of the permaculture movement, David Holmgren, will be visiting Mullumbimby this weekend with an array of events planned.

Djanbung Gardens celebrates 20 years of abundance

Video: Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, helped Nimbin’s pioneering permaculture centre Djanbung Gardens celebrate its 20th anniversary over the weekend.

Djanbung Gardens marks 20 years of permaculture

Djanbung Gardens at Nimbin will mark its 20th anniversary this long weekend by hosting a range of permaculture workshops and activities from Saturday to Monday.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...