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Police arrest 32 in protests across the state

Police say they have prevented the mass gathering of people in various locations across NSW, arresting 32 people and issuing 265 Penalty Infringement Notices in a coordinated and mobile response to planned protest activity.

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Strange strategy

The strategy applied by Byron Shire Council (BSC) since 2002 is bemusing at best. Firstly a position was created by...

State gov’t services failing to keep up with regional population growth, says independent Ballina councillor

Cr Cadwallader told The Echo on Thursday she’d be asking council staff to pursue the matter of policing resources in the shire after last month winning majority council support to pressure the government on the future of Lennox Head Public School.

Our 5 favourite Ig Nobel Prize Winners

Upside-down rhinos, nose-clearing sex and chewing gum forensics.

Cartoon of the week – 15 September, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

More than 8,000 free meals given away in Ballina lockdown

Around 8,000 free meals were given to a dramatically increased number of people needing them in Ballina over the lockdown period starting 9 August.

New Mullum Indian

S Haslam Mullumbimby now has its own Indian restaurant at the Mullumbimby Golf Club. Mullum Indian Restaurant is open Wednesday...

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Tweed Regional Gallery marks 30 years with significant purchase

Tweed Regional Gallery have made their biggest acquisition celebrating 30 years at Tweed.

The art of mathematics

Newcastle-based artist Frank Murri integrates art and maths in his exhibition The Prime Ingredient in a Big Piece of Pi (π), featuring at Tweed Regional Gallery from November 24.

School kids’ art works Surprise judges

The enormous talent of Tweed and Byron primary school students will again be celebrated by the annual Les Peterkin Portrait Prize, on show at the Tweed Regional Gallery from Friday (September 22).

Ari’s on the rise

The list of finalists for the Olive Cotton Award in 2017 features many of the biggest names in Australian portrait photography, but it has also continued the emergence of a talented young local.

Painting ‘bowls of light’

Renowned local artist Andrew Hmelnitsky is spending this week painting en plein air in the superb setting of the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah. Painting around eight hours a day Andrew is thrilled to be painting such an amazing view.

David Hockney comes to the Tweed

The work of celebrated British artist David Hockney is set to appear on the walls of the Tweed Regional Gallery for its inaugural international touring exhibition. David Hockney: Words & Pictures, will begin on Friday 30 June.

Tweed gallery playdates starting up

Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting a series of monthly playdates where children from 6 months to 5 years old can share in activities inspired by the artworks on display or happenings in the community.

Entries open for photographic portraiture award

Entries open for the Olive Cotton photographic portraiture award. Prizes totaling $24,250 will be awarded for photographic portraiture at the Tweed Regional Gallery.

Local botanical artist flourishes in first exhibition

Local botanical artist Susan Kinneally is set to open her first solo exhibition, Becoming, at Tweed Regional Gallery as part of the gallery's Community Access Exhibitions Program, which caters specifically to regional artists.

Lennox Head photographer wins Olive Cotton Award

The ‘haunting and beautiful’ work of Lennox Head photographer Natalie Grono has been declared the winner of the $20,000 2015 Olive Cotton Award at Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah.

COVID update – sewage detection in East and South Lismore and Byron Bay

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people in the Lismore City and Byron Bay areas to get tested for COVID-19, after fragments of the virus were detected in samples from the East Lismore, South Lismore and Byron Bay sewage treatment plants.

The old slouch hat

‘This is my favourite,’ we say espite the painfully obvious fact that we all, from time to time enjoy a wide variety of hats. Jon Summers, Suffolk Park

The year 2000

I must answer David Heilpern. Remember 2000, how the computers were all to fail on NYE? How could so many get it so wrong? Why...

Viruses

Viruses are organisms at the edge of life and possess genes, evolve by natural selection, and reproduce by creating multiple copies of themselves through...