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Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Stories about "State Significant Farmland":

Kingscliff residents have ‘serious concerns’ over hospital development

The community remains ‘seriously concerned’ over the risks to the remaining State Significant Farmland that surrounds the new hospital site, the future of free parking for staff and visitors, and the future of the existing Tweed Hospital.

Hospital site opponents get chance to meet minister

Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) says Health Minister Brad Hazzard is prepared to meet with opponents of the site the government has selected for the new Tweed Hospital.

Arguments reach boiling point over Tweed Hospital siting

Greens MP Dawn Walker raises questions in parliament over compulsory acquisition of farmland and nature reserve for hospital site while Nationals and Labor trade barbs over alleged favours for political party donors.

Two weeks to get your views in on Tweed Valley Hospital site

Community submissions on the future site of the new Tweed Valley Hospital site will close on June 14. Currently 20 alternative sites have been put in for consideration.

Newrybar, Tintenbar exposed to CSG

When Ballina Council submitted its new LEP to the state government last year it failed to zone two historic villages in a way that would protect them from CSG mining.

Bid to rezone Tweed farmland, again

A new bid by former coalition state MP Don Beck to rezone some of the state's most protected farmland at Cudgen and turn it into a 231-lot housing development has been criticised as poor planning by Tweed Shire Council staff.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.