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I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in...

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Letters to the editor

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Humpback whale and calf tangled in shark net – Surfers Paradise

A humpback whale and her calf became entangled in shark nets off the coast of Surfers Paradise last Thursday.

#Fridays4Forests take koala and forest protection to Sydney 

#Fridays4Forests has now expanded to Sydney with a community action outside Parliament House Sydney.

World Localisation Day, June 25

Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Next step for Byron Shire coastal management

Byron Shire Council will move to the next step of their Coastal Management Program (CMP) that will cover the Shire’s southern coastline and Belongil estuary, after an ongoing grant was approved by the NSW government

Byronification

In amongst all those duplexes in Tweed Heads have sprung funky cafes full of hipsters sipping almond-milk chai lattes...

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NSW government gets tough on climate dissenters

The global climate systems are beginning to collapse before our eyes. The cause is humanity’s fossil fuel use. And yet, in a nation like Australia, the so-called leaders are refusing to take any action to prevent the crisis.

We made them do it

There was a moment during Simon Birmingham's interview on the ABC’s Insiders on Sunday which really laid bare the impressive gall of the federal government.

Anyone remember ‘Modern Liberals’?

Anyone remember ‘Modern Liberals’? They’re the ones who stood at the last election in safe Liberal seats like Goldstein in Melbourne (Tim Wilson) and the formerly safe Liberal seat of Wentworth in Sydney (Dave Sharma).

The strategic myth of the job snob

Why do MPs keep telling the unemployed to move to the regions? Because they know they can’t.

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and oppression of the Palestinian people. This...

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.

Suspected Tweed Heads meth lab dismantled

Specialist police units along with NSW Fire and Rescue have been dismantling an alleged meth lab in Tweed Heads this morning, police said.

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.