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How is RT-PCR used to diagnose COVID-19?

It’s fast, reliable and full of lines – but might look different to the PCR you learned about in school.

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Will Sydney’s trash be Richmond Valley’s ‘treasure’

Richmond Valley Council say they have welcomed an announcement by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro and the Minister for...

From Lismore XR to multi-faith ARRCC – now is the time for climate action

From XR to religious multi-faith networks the call is becoming stronger for real action on climate change.

Did NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian bow to media pressure?

After announcing last Friday that she would discontinue her daily press conference and the media backlash that followed, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian was back at her post at 11am today fronting the camera and question

Comedic paranoia

Despite Peter Olsen’s limitless comedic ability, perhaps it’s time for The Echo to curtail his paranoid multi conspiracy theories...

Bangalow’s modern baker

S Haslam Being a baker in a modern town like Bangalow these days involves a lot more than getting up...

Excessive onanism

Former coroner David Heilpern’s confession last week that he mistakenly recorded a death as from ‘onanism’ rather than aneurism...

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Elderly woman saved after driving into creek at Wooyung

Police and family have praised the quick-thinking actions of the public after an elderly woman reversed into a creek at Wooyung, 35km north of Byron Bay, this morning.

Queensland passes voluntary assisted dying laws

Dying with Dignity NSW has welcomed the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws in Queensland and is hoping that NSW Parliament resumes next month so that this issue can be addressed in NSW without further delay.

A moment of your life?

Six questions for Jehovah’s Witness doorknockers: 1. Are you aware that the 2016 Royal Commission into Institutional Handling of Child Sexual Abuse investigated 1006 alleged...

Local mum features in documentary about the impacts and possible solutions around suicide

Murwillumbah mum Ursula has lived every parents worst nightmare – her child, at the age of just 17, took his own life – and a lot of time and energy, questions and conjecture and finger-pointing can rumble around this, but at the end of the day Ursula’s precious boy is gone and he’s not coming back.

The Greens and Ballina Council

With the Greens announcing their intention to contest the Ballina Shire local government election to be held in December this year, we can only...