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We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
Dr Leon Ankersmit looks at mining, and thermal waste incinerators in the Clarence
Dr Leon Ankersmit has stated that he supports the position of no mining in the Clarence catchment but has stopped short of signing the Clarence Catchment Alliance pledge to 'ban mining in the Clarence catchment.
Main Arm road works update
Further to last week’s Echo newspaper story Main Arm Road repairs grant unsuccessful, Council’s General Manager, Mark Arnold, told...
Swimmers take plunge for mental health
Swimmers took to Byron Bay pool and swam over 2000 laps to raise money to help improve services to...
Harmony Week – Global Beats
On Saturday 25 March 2023, Byron Multicultural will celebrate Harmony Week 2023 with Global Beats Byron Bay – World Music Lantern Parade; a stellar lineup of music, dance and rhythms.
Child protection and DCJ workers ‘feeling abandoned’ in Lismore
The failure of the NSW government to support the most vulnerable people in Lismore and the Northern Rivers a year on from the devastating 2022 floods is being called out.
Alignment of DCP and LEP for Kingscliff ‘welcome’
The Kingscliff community has been active in taking the opportunities offered to them over the years to have input into how their community will be shaped into the future. However, differences between various planning instruments such as the DCP and the LEP have often left locals frustrated.
Stories about "sanctuary zone":
South Coast swaps out marine sanctuaries for fishing zones
Vital sanctuary zones in the Batemans Marine Park are set to be scrapped to accommodate for more recreational fishing.
NSW state election
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Clarence State Electorate
Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house
The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
Residents of Cabbage Tree Island want to go home
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Anger and frustration at not being able to go home saw a group of residents reclaim their properties yesterday on Cabbage Tree Island.