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Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and...

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Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability...

Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds...

Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but...

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Business calls for Tweed train tracks to be kept ignored

More than 800 people had signed a petition calling for a new rail trail to be built next to, rather than in place of, the existing disused railway line running through the shire.

Local NSW Youth Taskforce member addressing public transport and drug driving

18 young people from across regional NSW, including Francois who  is a year 12 student at Emmanuel Anglican College in Ballina and lives in Tintenbar, were selected to join the second NSW regional Youth Taskforce for 2021.

Work together?

Lydia Kindred, Rosebank Responding to letters written recently to The Echo, some stated that it is the preference of many in the Shire to build...

Questionable process surrounds Byron’s transport hub

Who is in charge of the proposed Byron bus interchange project – councillors and the town’s masterplan group or Council staff and state government bureaucrats?

‘On Demand’ public transport to be tested in Northern Rivers

The NSW government has chosen the Northern Rivers as one of 27 locations statewide to test its latest 'On Demand' transport scheme, which will see mini-buses connect commuters to local transport hubs.

Govt exploring light rail options for Tweed

The NSW Government is considering spending half a billion dollars to extend the Gold Coast light rail service 4.5km from Coolangatta to the Tweed City shopping mall.

Time for car-free zones in Byron

Mell Coppin, Byron Bay. Is it impossible to consider a Byron Bay with car-free zones? Couldn’t this amazing place filled with forward thinking people explore the possibility of a place with an alternative transport system?

New group aims to get transport moving in Tweed

Cyclists, walkers and public transport users on the Tweed can look forward to some positive changes following the recent formation of the Tweed Public and Active Transport Group.

NSW government pays rail passengers to catch taxis

Taxpayers have footed the bill for more than $48,000 worth of taxis in the last year to ferry NSW public transport passengers around because of late, cancelled or overcrowded trains.

Fix public transport, not bus stop: Greens

The Greens candidate for Ballina, Tamara Smith, has criticised a Nationals plan to renovate the Byron Bay bus station as ‘gold plating’ and said the money should be put into decent public transport for the region instead.

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.

Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.