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Pushing-Up for mental health in June
Australia’s largest fitness-based mental health event, The Push-Up Challenge, is back in 2023, encouraging Australians to push for better mental health.
Gov’t rental figure for first temporary housing village revealed
The Ballina Shire Council has finally revealed it received $100,000 in rent for the Wollongbar emergency housing village.
World’s biggest surf festival wants you
Surfing Australia will launching the world’s biggest female surf competition and festival ‘Seas the Day’ at Kingscliff over June...
Further to Annie Radermacher’s ‘Valuation shock’ letter published (Echo 28 April) I am writing to suggest that the community...
Parliamentary Inquiry called into NSW Police
Upper House NSW Greens MP and Lismore resident, Sue Higginson, says she tabled a notice of motion in NSW Parliament on Tuesday calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry into NSW Police, following the tasering of 95-year-old dementia patient, Clare Nowland last week.
Mount Chowan Organics
Victoria Cosford Lance Powell’s stall is a glorious tumble of mostly bananas, barely blemished, all from his property at Mount...
While Greens in the Senate endure the irony of being pilloried by the government for speaking passionately about social...
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Proportional Representation – Party List is a much fairer electoral system
The consequences of the electoral system of a country are rarely much of an issue for political scientists and political economists nowadays. This is certainly the case in Australia! But they were in the second half of the 19th century for some well-known British, German and French political philosophers.
A gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers
Eve Jeffery - 1
The Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin called a local tourist spot is 'a gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers' as she announced two reserves in the Lismore region will be upgraded.
Vale George Davidson OAM former Tweed Shire Councillor
A funeral will be held today for George Davidson OAM who was once a Tweed Shire Councillor and a passionate advocate for the Tweed.
3.8ML earthquake hits Melbourne’s northern suburbs
Eve Jeffery - 0
Residents in Melbourne and the northern suburbs were woken in the middle of the night as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the darkness radiating out from the town of Sunbury, about 41 kilometres north west of the city.
Political comment: International revolving doors
David Lowe - 8
Corruption takes many forms, and has become more refined since the days of brown paper bags. In Australia, we have lobbyists, interests and politicians, with the traditional dividing lines between these three now all but invisible, and numerous examples of people moving from one position to another, and then back again, as they prioritise personal gain over what's best for the country.