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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Inaugural Kingscliff Public School Art Show success

A great night was had by all at the inaugural art show for Kingscliff Primary last Friday. All the students submitted work to the exhibition alongside art by local Bundjalung artist Steven Bekue.

Poppy seed tea causes hospitalisations and product recall

People are advised to check the poppy seeds in their kitchens following a nationwide recall of poppy seed products linked to poisoning. 

Top results for locals in Kingscliff Triathlon

The Byron Tri Club has achieved a string The Byron Tri Club has achieved a string of top results...

From an okay Boomer

As an okay Boomer who has lived in Mullumbimby most of my life, I’ve seen many changes in town,...

A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

Ballina council staff call for waste reduction project funding

Ballina Shire Council staff have drafted a new policy allowing for the funding of new projects tackling waste reduction in the shire.

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Torres Strait TOs build seawall at Parliament House

Traditional Owners from the Torres Strait built a replica seawall outside Parliament House this morning to call for stronger action from the Government to protect their island homes from climate change. 

Ngalurrtju partnership to protect more than 300,000 hectares in Central Australia

Brought to you by Cosmos Magazine and The Echo Innovative partnership between Traditional Owners and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy will help restore biodiversity and mitigate climate change. More than...

Appropriated culture: a closer look

When is it okay to adopt traditional cultural practices for your own? Are there physical and psychic dangers? Does cultural appropriation improve or dilute the powers of both the ceremony and the traditional leaders who have held them for perhaps thousands of years?

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...