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Follow the buck$

JK Mckenna, Burringbar Give Fast Buck$ his own column in the paper. Let him speak. Let him be heard. Let’s also...

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Electricity ‘fun facts’

Anonymous, Ballina I’m surprised that a part of David Lowe’s online article of March 15 slipped under the fact-check radar (‘Tamara Smith...

Sally Flannery discovers dark side of ‘Lovemore’

Since declaring her interest in running for Lismore Council, local woman Sally Flannery has been subjected to sustained attacks, both online and upon her property.

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

Common courtesy

Anonymous, Byron Bay First of all, thank you to those customers who did the right thing and wore their masks in...

Hanging points

Jo Faith, Newtown Many thanks to The Echo for printing ex-magistrate David Heilpern’s remarkable article articulating the ongoing tragic situation surrounding...

Stories about "Sydney":

From Ballina to Dee Why for Gary Van Duinen (and all the others like him)

The Ballina-based co-founder of anti-pokies group Kickin' The Punt, Ben Hamilton, has just returned from filming in Sydney.

Arrests after unauthorised protests in Byron Bay

Police say that there have been arrests after unauthorised protest activity in Sydney and Byron Bay today.

Tightening borders as charges laid for false border declarations

As of yesterday there were 11 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland with five of them being treated in hospital. This has led to a tightening of the NSW QLD border and charges being laid.

REX to trial direct flights from Lismore to Sydney

Regional Express will trial direct flights between Lismore and Sydney next month and Lismore City Mayor Isaac Smith has welcomed the decision.

Nationals still under fire over alleged Murray-Darling Plan corruption

Reverberations continue over the ABC Four Corners TV report alleging corruption and mismanagement of the Murray-Darling river.

Patt instils confidence through woodwork

Doing the Woodwork for Women courses with Patt Gregory in Mullumbimby is about more than learning how to saw straight, though that is an important skill you will learn.

Man charged with murder after body found in Sydney wheelie bin

A Korean man has been charged with murder after a body was found in a wheelie bin in the Sydney suburb of Epping on Saturday.

Sydney lights up for Vivid

Spectators watch a light show called ‘Vivid’ projected onto the Sydney Opera House on Sunday. The Vivid festival is a major outdoor cultural event featuring light installations and projections, running from May 23 to June 9.

Netball takes our girls south

Local netballers will soon head to Sydney for the 2013 Netball NSW State Age Championships. Ballina Netball Association will field four teams in Divisions...

Premiers too strong for Suns

  Matthew Lodge The Gold Coast Suns travelled down to the Sydney Cricket Ground to meet the 2012 premiers, and despite a brave effort in torrid...

A bouquet for Lilac House

L Jenkins, Byron Bay Nicole Habrecht should receive free paint and brushes and a pat on the back from Council for maintaining her house in a...

Bruns boarding house showdown Thursday

The stage is set for a crucial debate over the Brunswick Heads ‘Corso’ development in Byron Council this week, with staff recommending that the developer’s revised plans be approved.

You Donne good

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I’d like to thank whoever decided to reprint John Donne’s beautiful poem ‘No Man is an Island’ on the Backlash page. I...

Augmented Reality gives local art exhibition a high-tech twist

A Byron Bay art gallery is seeking to bring paintings to life in its new exhibition, by making Augmented Reality technology part of the experience.