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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

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Rotary Downunder Baton handed over at Byron Bay

The Rotary Club of Byron Bay recently took the Rotary Downunder Baton to the most easterly point of Australia as part of its national journey. As well as being the national celebration of one hundred years of service by Rotary in Australia, the theme for the centenary is 'Rotary says no to domestic violence'.

Exactly how was the ship stuck?

Peter Olson, Goonengerry It is well known that The Echo does not publish fake news, so since the Australian media...

$1500 council fee rebates for farmers

NSW Farmers commends the NSW Government on its delivery of a rebate scheme for NSW and local government fees and charges, following its $500 million commitment in the State Budget last year.

Waking up with a sick feeling in my gut

Horst Tietze, Mullumbimby Thank you to Mandy Nolan for publishing her courageous account of growing up as a young woman...

Councillors move to create alternative housing market

Byron Council is aiming to make 10 per cent of local housing genuinely affordable within the space of a decade, under a brave and ambitious plan to implement a Community Land Trust (CLT) model across the Shire.  

Poetic plea from Gaza

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre – Byron Bay This heart cry from Gaza, written by Gazan poet and...

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Work on Byron’s Railway Park set to start

Construction on the $2.1 million upgrade of Byron’s Railway Park is expected to begin April 29, with Council staff saying ‘it will bring the area to life so that it can become a space the community is proud of’.

Byron’s Railway Park rotunda to remain

The long-running dispute over the future of Byron’s Railway Park rotunda appears to be a step closer to resolution, after Council agreed to give the much-loved structure a permanent home in the park.

Railway Park: draft POM

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park The report of the public hearing on the draft Plan of Management (POM) for Railway Park and its categorisation for general community...

Railway Park rotunda ‘on the move’

The development and ‘beautification’ of Railway Park in Byron Bay is once again under the microscope with the relocation of the Environment Centre's rotunda still on the cards.

Development at all costs

Peter Olson, Goonengerry.  I notice someone intends to ruin the scenic beauty of the Brunswick Boat Harbour by filling the entire water area with finger wharves:...

Byron mayor defends Railway Park deal

Could a secret deal to secure a cafe its own frontage onto Byron’s Railway Park have produced an unfair commercial advantage over neighbouring cafe operators?

Byron’s railway park stage one upgrade complete

Stage on of Byron Bay’s Railway Square parks upgrade has been completed and has seen the north-eastern corner of the park converted into a ‘plaza’ area, designed as the first step in recapturing the park’s role as the community meeting and gathering space.

$20k audit of Byron park tree removal contradictory

A Byron Shire councillor who voted to commission an audit into the processes surrounding the unapproved removal of trees Byron’s Railway Park late last year now admits the money might have been better spent ‘planting more trees’.

Byron Bay’s Railway Square upgrade to start next week

The first stage of landscape design and beautification works for Railway Park in Byron Bay will start next week, say Byron Shire Council staff.

‘Consultation lacking’ on Byron Bay’s Railway Park masterplan project

Plans for an ‘informal amphitheatre’ in Railway Park in Byron’s CBD, along with other improvements, will be tabled at this Thursday’s Byron Shire Council meeting. Yet the notice of motion has been overshadowed again with claims of improper process and lack of consultation.

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.