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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Torres Strait Islanders win historic human rights fight

A group of eight Torres Strait Islander people have made international legal history, after the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that the Australian Government is violating its human rights obligations to them through climate change inaction.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

Lismore activist who blocked Sydney traffic has charges dismissed

This morning, twenty-two year old climate activist Mali Cooper faced court in Lismore, after blocking the entrance to the Sydney Harbour Tunnel during peak hour traffic in June, to protest inaction on the climate emergency.

Lots happening at Lismore Regional Gallery

Holiday break workshops for young people, temporary public art and cultural landscaping are some of the arty attractions coming to Lismore and beyond in the near future.

Mystery of the gospel

The word gospel means ‘good news’, and I wondered why with so many people seemingly doomed forever. Can you...

Stories about "terrorism":

National Rifle Association of America is a terrorist-support body

Vince Kean, Murwillumbah. If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and has feathers like a duck, it’s a duck. There seems to be some serious reluctance to characterise mass murder events in the USA as terrorist attacks.

Terrorism’s ‘elephant in the room’

R J Poole, Lismore. Western culture has a number of elephants standing in its room, one of which is a cultural arrogance towards other cultures. This arrogance stems from a long history of conquest and colonisation.

The ‘terrordoodler’ ejected from Tigerair speaks out

The man booted off a Tigerair flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast last Saturday for doodling the word ‘Terrorismadeup’ on his notepad has told The Echo of his experiences.

The real threat of terrorism to Australians, by numbers

How serious a threat is terrorism to Australians? We devote billions of taxpayer dollars to it, impose economic costs on ourselves and our industries and sacrifice some of our most basic freedoms for it. So it must be a huge threat to Australia, correct?

Govt fearmongering over Aussies fighting in Iraq

Canberra's response to revelations that Australian citizens have gone to fight for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq follows the same pattern of state fear-mongering used after 9/11 by Western governments in order to boost military spending and introduce draconian surveillance powers.

Terror attack on Aust soil inevitable: MP

A senior member of Australia's parliamentary intelligence and security committee believes the threat of a terror attack on home soil is growing.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.