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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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Ballina osprey platform in dangerous disrepair

As nesting season approaches, wildlife carer and local bird expert Deb Pearse has contacted The Echo about her concerns for the precarious state of the Brunswick Street osprey nesting platform, near the river in Ballina.

Corruption

Morrison is the loose unit with the economy! Here’s some excerpts from a long, long list of corruption by...

Highrise in Byron Shire?

In 1990 a new LEP (Local Environment Plan) was approved in Byron Shire that limited commercial buildings to three...

Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Stories about "water restrictions":

New water restrictions for Tyalgum

The Tyalgum Water Supply area will move to level two water restrictions from midnight Sunday, 6 December.Tweed Shire Council announced on Wednesday

Water restrictions for Mullum lowered

Mullumbimby’s water restrictions have been reduced from Level 4 to Level 2 to align with the drought water restriction levels across the rest of Byron Shire and the region.

Ballina level 1 water restrictions from tomorrow

Ballina Shire Council has decided to enact level 1 water restrictions from Saturday the 7 December. 

Water restrictions to be triggered sooner on North Coast

With fires, heatwaves and increased water consumption across the north coast up from last year, water utility Rous County Council are close to introducing Level 1 water restrictions across four local Shires, including Byron.

‘Room for more water carters’

Water utility Rous County Council says they are doing everything they can to help rural residents with access to water cartage as drought continues to impact the region.

The ‘new gold’-diggers: water ‘miners’, desperate farmers and thirsty councils

As local governments across the Northern Rivers announce increased water restrictions, more regional politicians are backing an end to water extraction for the bottled water industry.

Level 3 Water restrictions for Mullum

Following last weeks announcement of level 1 water restrictions for Mullumbimby it has now been upgraded to level 3 water restrictions.

Tweed could be next with water restrictions

Tweed Shire Council has announced residents are eight weeks away from level one water restrictions unless significant rain arrives in the meantime.

Level 3 water restrictions for Casino

With persistent drought conditions and falling river levels, level three water restrictions will be imposed from tomorrow in Casino and surrounds. Here's what you can and can't do - and when.

Tweed water restrictions lifted

Voluntary water restrictions on outdoor uses for Tweed town water have been lifted after Tweed Shire Council said it had ‘largely dealt with’ the effects of salt water entering Bray Park Weir last week.

Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.