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Calls to extend temporary accommodation for flood insured

The one-year limit on temporary accommodation provided by some insurance companies to people whose homes went under in the flood must be extended.

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Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

Australia Day in the Tweed

The Tweed community will reflect, respect and celebrate what it means to be part of the unfolding national story on Australia Day.

Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

Family and domestic violence leave comes into force tomorrow

New laws to provide 10 days paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave will come into force tomorrow for workers...

Big fleet chases class championship

Twenty-one boats took to the water to compete in one long race that made up the fourth instalment of...

Police find body of missing Elanora woman

Detectives attached to taskforce Victor Arum investigating the disappearance of 61-year-old Elanora woman Wendy Sleeman have recovered a body and vehicle at Wilston on Brisbane’s inner north yesterday.

Stories about "Tweed Regional Museum":

Explore the macabre at Museum Up Late

The intriguing history of health, medicine and death will be the focus of a free, unique cultural experience at the Tweed Regional Museum on Saturday, complete with live music, a pop-up food stall and bar.

National Award for Tweed Regional Museum

The award winning Land | Life | Culture exhibition at Tweed Regional Museum introduces visitors to the unique natural and cultural heritage of the Tweed and the caldera's formation.

Celebrity reality TV show achieves museum status

As the TV show 'I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!' celebrates 16 years of filming in the Tweed, the Regional Museum takes a look behind the scenes of the production.

Tweed museum glitters with new display

A little bit of glitter has descended on the Tweed Regional Museum with the donation of over 500 mineral specimens and 300 gems.

Murwillumbah Show takes centre stage at new exhibition

Tweed Shire’s long running agricultural show is the subject of Tweed Regional Museum’s latest exhibition: Chutney, Chooks and Champions.  

Matchbox Madness revs up Tweed museum

More than 400 treasured cars will be parked at Tweed Regional Museum from next week are sure to cause a bit of a stir.

Tweed museum goes behind the scenes of UK reality TV show

Tweed Regional Museum is celebrating History Week with pop-culture events including a behind-the-scenes look at a UK reality TV show which has been shooting in the Tweed for more than 20 years.

Indiana Jones movie props on show at Tweed museum

A rare collection of movie props owned by a Native American and now Tweed local including some which featured in the Indian Jones movies are on display at the Tweed Regional Museum.

Tweed museum project highlights living with ability

A new major exhibition at the Tweed Museum shares the moving and inspiring personal stories of eleven ‘ordinary’ people whose rich life experiences include living with disability.

Tweed thunder eggs the envy of collectors around the world

More than 50 of these prized volcanic rocks, with their stunning colours and crystals, are on display at the Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah from...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Have your Perfect Say

Here in the Byron Shire our crisis is so famous it’s made international news. It’s been in the US Rolling Stone even. It’s been in documentaries. It’s been in The Guardian. It’s what we live with here – every day. We live in a community where there is nowhere to live and the whole world is watching what we do next, wondering if we will do what their super star tourist destinations did and regulate the housing market. People in places like Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Miami found out that tough regulations actually aren’t bad for business after all. That’s just property market profiteering propaganda.

The Voice

I’ve been ruminating and researching on how best to support a ‘Yes’ response on the Voice referendum. I always come back to principles… devoid...

Letters – 1 February 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Cheeky Cabaret returns!

Following the Cheeky season is some incredible live music, including Ella Hooper: Small Town Temple tour, Libby O’Donovan – cabaret singer extraordinaire, Stella Donnelly: Flood Australian tour, Liz Stringer and William Crighton co-headlining in a powerhouse performance, and the house is thrilled to announce the fabulous Tim Rogers & The Twin Set coming in April.