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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

Be proud of Ballina, help clean up our beaches

This Sunday, 7 March, Ballina Coastcare is inviting everyone who cares about Ballina's environment to Step Up To Clean Up, and join a special event for Clean Up Australia Day.

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

It is easy to think we have almost achieved equality for men and women in a country like Australia – just as long as you don’t think too hard about it.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in...

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Amber alert for blue-green algae at Bray Park Weir

Tweed Shire Council are assuring residents that the mains water supply for Tweed Shire remains drinkable despite the amber alert for blue-green algae for...

Dictionary to learn the words of the Mibiny

The ancestral languages of the Tweed and Logan River areas of New South Wales and Queensland can be learned by new generations thanks to the Gurgun Mibinyah dictionary, published yesterday.

Swimming the Tweed to avoid arrest

Police said this morning a 39-year-old man swam across a river and ran into bushland to avoid arrest on the Northern Rivers last Friday.

Looking after the Tweed Estuary: have your say

The Tweed Shire Council says after three years of research, planning and consultation, its Tweed River Estuary Management Plan is ready for comments from the public.

Coronial Inquest into the deaths of Stephanie King, Ella-Jane Kabealo and Jacob Kabealo

Recommendations have been released from the Coronial Inquest into the tragic deaths of Stephanie King, Ella-Jane Kabealo and Jacob Kabealo on April 3, 2017.

Improve Tweed River’s health and plant a tree

Celebrating Work Rivers Day this Sunday 23 September a tree planting is taking place at 10am on the riverbank at Col Wiley Park at Byangum.

Tweed River health odd at both ends

Opposite ends of the Tweed River are at opposite ends of the river health spectrum, according to two recent water quality studies. Tweed Shire Council’s...

Mixed report for Tweed River health

Variations in the health of the Tweed River have been found during a four year study of the river.

Oyster farmers sign up to improve Tweed River health

Working to improve the Tweed River the North Coast Local Land Services and OceanWatch Australia worked with Tweed River oyster farmers launch an industry-led Environmental Management System the hope will ensure a vibrant and environmentally sustainable future for the local oyster industry in the Terranora Lakes Estuary

Tweed invites you to a fusion party

Byron Shire’s next door neighbour is having a party … and you’re invited! The party is called Tweed Fusion and it runs from this Saturday until 30 October.

Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable as mayor by scripting his...

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will be independent.’ As long as more...

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump track will have on our...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have taken my comments on the...