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Why are white Australians even being asked to vote on the Voice?
The fast-approaching Voice referendum is a complete clusterf**k for all Australians. It stinks of failure at each and every...
Sustainable fashion course on offer
Born in Byron, bred in a sweatshop, made from earth-destroying parts and brought back to you with copious carbon miles… it’s fast fashion, but it’s not a good look.
Interview with Akmal Saleh
The Byron Comedy Festival is on this weekend with the event closing out with Akmal Saleh’s third show, proving...
Help kids fly…
Spaghetti Circus is calling for supporters for their Scholarship Program in 2024. Spaghetti’s passion is creating healthy, active, happy kids....
Local MP refutes Reflections Holiday Parks CEO claims over Bruns holiday park
Local MP, Tamara Smith is standing by her claim that NSW government run corporation, Reflections Holiday Parks, is a private enterprise, despite its new CEO claiming it is a ‘certified social enterprise’.
Will NSW Labor pay on-call emergency service volunteers?
The newly elected NSW Labor government have stopped short of committing to paying volunteers who attend emergencies such as fires and floods, but say there is investment and initiatives underway to support those who volunteer as emergency service members.
3.8ML earthquake hits Melbourne’s northern suburbs
Residents in Melbourne and the northern suburbs were woken in the middle of the night as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the darkness radiating out from the town of Sunbury, about 41 kilometres north west of the city.
Stories about "youth empowerment":
Music festival fundraiser for Youth Empowerment
Scout Wallen A music fundraiser is taking place on Friday December 13, raising funds for a Youth Empowerment Program in Byron Bay. The program, which provides...
Congratulations to Chris Minns for bringing in the new regulations about so-called VIP rooms in clubs and pubs. It’s only a small step in...
I love reading Mandy’s Soapbox, she reflects what I’m thinking, and many like me. In the 17 May column titled ‘A crown is just a...
Getting Real About The Voice
Responding to Ian Pratt in an attempt to ‘get real about the Voice’. The proposal does not challenge the historical fact of conquest i.e....
Mandy, you said (Echo, 17 May)]: ‘There’s not many 95-year-olds I wouldn’t be able to overpower if necessary’ and ‘to disarm a 95-year-old with...