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Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

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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.

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.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo,...

Interview with Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne, exudes a natural ease on stage as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably stir the heart with grand romanticism. Daniel spoke to The Echo whilst travelling between Brisbane and Sydney – en route to a show in Auckland.

Pro rail trail association urges Council to award construction tender

Representatives from the Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association are urging Tweed Shire Council to award the construction tender for the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek section of the corridor at this week’s Council meeting.

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Young students want practical ways to engage with climate change

A group of students from Byron High School called Positive Change for Byron High ran an event aimed at giving the students the opportunity to learn how to organise an event with a minimal carbon footprint.

Marine litter collection tech for Bruns

This Saturday you can catch an outdoor screening of local filmmaker Damon Gameau’s recent film 2040 at the Yum Yum Tree in New Brighton.

Ferris Gump is running on water from Byron to Cairns

He's not running away, he's running to raise awareness of the environment and money for the Seabin foundation that has developed the Seabin to clean the oceans of rubbish.

Byron designer’s floating bin set to clean up marinas

A pair of Aussie designer/surfers living in Mallorca, Spain, have come up with a revolutionary invention to keep marinas clean and stop dangerous plastic floating out to sea.

Nerves

Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give some background to Byron Greens...

Police withdraw charge against protester 

The police case against a Byron local arrested at a ‘My body, my choice’ protest has been dropped, according to rally organiser Dean Jefferys.

Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet.