12.3 C
Byron Shire
June 13, 2021
Home Tags Restrictions

Latest News

Sailor rescued from ocean in overnight operation

In a dramatic overnight rescue far offshore North-East of Yamba, Marine Rescue IIuka Yamba volunteers were able to bring to safety a woman who fell overboard from a dismasted catamaran in the dark.

Other News

Developers aim to double Bayside suburb

Developers seeking to double the size of Bayside, a small suburb on the outskirts of Brunswick Heads, have responded to Echo questions around potential traffic congestion and the lack of open spaces. 

NPWS cancels meeting with traditional owners over hazard reduction burn

Local Minjungbal Indigenous leaders are asking the National Parks and Wildlife Service to consult with them over a planned hazard reduction burn at Billinudgel Nature Reserve but a scheduled meeting was cancelled by NPWS.

Running out of time

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock I just returned from the ‘Festival of Resistance’, which happened outside of the weapon expo at the...

NSW Govt overhauls Crown land management 

A management plan that will impact approximately 42 per cent, or around 34 million hectares of NSW, has been announced by the NSW government.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: When ‘Yes’ means ‘No’

It seems that even in alternative communities, sexual politics haven’t really been that alternative. Patriarchal narrative reigns supreme. Men tend to be the ‘gurus’, and as it turns out, gurus still like their cock sucked. Generally, by young women.

Local hospitals

Danny Wakil, Billinudgel I was admitted to Byron hospital and then Tweed to repair a broken leg and would just like...

Stories about "restrictions":

Brisbane lockdown to end tonight

Though the lockdown will end later today, there will still be strict protocols in places regarding COVID-19 in the Greater Brisbane are from 6pm today to 1am 22 January.

Queensland border: who and where, can and can’t

With restrictions and border lines changing almost daily, you could be forgiven for being confused about who can and can't cross the border from New South Wales into Queensland and what postcodes are considered border towns.

New restrictions to tighten Queensland borders

Harking back to the days of the Communist Bloc, residents and workers will now have to show their 'papers' as further restrictions are put in place to tighten existing state border controls to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Federal Government update on COVID-19

After yet more National Cabinet meetings responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Australian governments are imposing further restriction to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Casino water restrictions to start on Wednesday

Due to the low rainfall in the catchment areas and falling river levels, residents who receive a town water supply will be subject to level one water restrictions from Wednesday January 16.

Three men stabbed in Goonellabah

Police say a man has been charged and will face court, while three men remain in hospital following an alleged stabbing yesterday.

Running out of time

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock I just returned from the ‘Festival of Resistance’, which happened outside of the weapon expo at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre....

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.