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Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

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Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Police withdraw charge against protester 

The police case against a Byron local arrested at a ‘My body, my choice’ protest has been dropped, according to rally organiser Dean Jefferys.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Developers aim to double Bayside suburb

Developers seeking to double the size of Bayside, a small suburb on the outskirts of Brunswick Heads, have responded to Echo questions around potential traffic congestion and the lack of open spaces.

AVO sparks ‘community standards of behaviour’ forum

Barefoot Law founder and mayoral candidate Mark Swivel, is hosting an event regarding ‘AVOs, harassment, abuse and violence’, to be held June 17 from 6pm at the Byron Community Centre Cavanbah Room.

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Join V Day and end violence against women and children

A V Day flashmob dance is taking place at 7am tomorrow morning on Main Beach in Byron Bay to bring raise awareness of the need to end violence against women and children around the world.

Vagina Conversations – One billion and rising!

One billion girls and women will be subjected to rape or beatings during their lives. Focus world attention on the need to stop violence against women and join in V-Day at Byron's main beach this valentines day.

Women rise against violence

Supporters of the annual Valentines Day One Billion Rising event turned out at Byron Bay's Main Beach on Friday to dance in a spirited show of solidarity against violence often faced by women throughout the world.

Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.