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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Commemorating ten years since V Day at Bentley

It's ten years today since a wave of relief spread through Camp Liberty at Bentley, when those gathered discovered that the riot police would not be coming, and gas company Metgasco was being referred to ICAC by the NSW government.

Top-down planning failing, says Greens MP

Data released by the NSW government on its key housing policy, the Transport Oriented Development and State Environment Planning Policy, has come under intense criticism from planning experts.

Justine Elliot talks up federal budget

Richmond MP Justine Elliot says the Albanese Labor Government’s 2024 budget provides cost of living relief for people on the North Coast and invests in a future made in Australia.

Saffin welcomes Neighbourhood Centre Week

NSW Labor Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has welcomed today’s start to Neighbourhood Centre Week across the country.

Is Kyogle Council misrepresenting changes to Private Native Forestry approvals?

The Kyogle Environment Group has challenged Kyogle Council’s presumption thatapplying for a Private Native Forestryplan from both Local Land Services and Council ‘essentially duplicates the assessment’.

Women’s Giving Circle empowering locals

A collective of passionate women taking action to tackle local disadvantage have seen essential local projects funded, and the...

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2022 flood doco screening March 21

In March 2022, not-for-profits Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) and Holding Hands Under Ground (HHUG) joined forces to respond to the catastrophic floods that devastated the Northern Rivers community.

New film explores communicating with Simi

Good communication is a challenge for everyone, but for those living with disabilities, every day can bring obstacles between individuals and their world. Fortunately, new technology and understanding is also breaking down these barriers. A forthcoming short film from Suffolk Park's Andy Bambach and Ballina's Suz Whiteman explores these issues in a very personal way.

16th NAIDOC screening plays to full house in Byron

From the bizzare to the sublime to the woven, the Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest and iQ Inc were thrilled to present their annual evening of inspiring Aboriginal storytelling through short film, last night in Byron Bay.

Byron All Shorts entries now open

Byron All Shorts, presented by IQ Inc, celebrates the filmmaking talent of the Northern Rivers region and encourages audiences to experience the many amazing short films that...

Echo flood donation appeal tops $25,000

Thanks to the generosity of over 100 donors, The Echo flood donation appeal has topped $25,000 which is already being directly donated to a range of grassroots organisations, with zero deductions.

Entries open for Byron All Shorts

It wouldn't be summer if you didn't sit in a cool, dark theatre and watch the Byron All Shorts program. Local filmmakers are invited to enter their short films to be screened in February as part of Flickerfest 2022 at Mullumbimby Civic Hall.

Extended deadline for Byron All Shorts

It's not too late to enter your short film masterpiece in Byron All Shorts 2021. The deadline has been extended to 15 January.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.