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June 27, 2022

Loving Byron to death

Let’s upskill ourselves as citizens, developers and council before we disturb another metre of these beautiful landscapes and wet ecosystems.

Great stories are doing the rounds

The power of a great story goes round and round, spiralling outward from its first telling. Such stories become influential but why?

The politics of NSW flathead populations

Story & photo Mary Gardner How did flatheads reach the...

Planet Watch: Environmentally sound building

Globally, buildings are responsible for a massive share of energy and material consumption. Sustainable building movements are trying to change this, some by going back to the past, and some by diving head-first into the future.

Will Morrison’s gas-led recovery delete the IPCC’s belief we need climate action now?

Most Australians know the news, or have had firsthand experiences themselves, of two years of floods, fires, coastal erosion, and storms, both here and overseas. In fact Australia has warmed on average by 1.44 ± 0.24 °C since national records began in 1910.

Planet Watch: Are humans the disease?

Humans have told a lot of stories about how awesome we are, but there's one emerging hypothesis that casts our species in a very anti-heroic light. In terms of the planet, are we behaving like a disease?

The Vault

This is the place where content comes to rest. In this section you may find items of interest in the form of discontinued columns, historical stories other curious.

Just remember that this is not breaking news, so don’t be fooled; enjoy.

Fashion on Show

La’ Studio 3/52 is the creative vision of fashion...

Culture wrap up February 19

There is nothing like he experience of live theatre and this week's Culture wrap features the Ballina Players’ 'It’s a Wonderful Life' where 1940s radio plays were as popular as movies and their stars were feted like movie stars.

Mullumbimby Farmers Market celebrates five big years

Mullumbimby Farmers Market's fifth anniversary today (Friday) was a non-plastic-bag full of locally-produced or grown treats and, to celebrate, entertainment from Tora, the Roundabout Theatre, Spaghetti Circus and many more.

Culture Roundup – Wednesday 4 November, 2015

  Zakay Glass Creations Exhibition Event Featuring Julie Corbet Zakay Glass...

Winner of Echo story comp: week 1

Echonetdaily was just blown away by the amazing entries in our weekly story comp! The idea was to break out of this oppressive narrative of COVID-19 and tell stories to each other! And that’s exactly what happened.

Expansionist plans! The Echo embarks on the Lismore foray: a town too far

A major milestone in The Echo’s history occurred in 1991: we decided to start another weekly newspaper.

Club Med and the Gang of Six

By the beginning of 1993 The Echo had outgrown its A4 page size, and our first large-format edition appeared in March that year. The increased work combined with the ritual of putting the paper to bed on Monday nights became quite stressful.

The end of fun: David Lovejoy concludes the story of the The Echo’s early years

While the drama of general manager Max Eastcott’s departure was playing out, The Echo passed its tenth birthday, and we marked the jubilee with a fourth awards night.

Being Vegan: Let me tell ya ’bout the birds and the bees (Part 1)

One of the questions I get asked a lot is: Why don’t vegans use eggs and honey?

Being Vegan: Let me tell ya ’bout the birds and the bees (Part 2)

Honey bees make honey as a way of storing food to eat over the cooler winter period, when they are unable to forage and there are fewer flowers from which to gather food

Mungo’s Crossword N032

To fill out this crossword online a you need...

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Contentious DA’s on the agenda at Byron Council meeting

Two contentious Development Applications (DAs) are set to come before this week’s Byron Council meeting, setting the scene for some lively debate.

New laws to tackle crime profits and encryption

The premier has announced new police powers and ‘tougher penalties’ for money laundering and unexplained wealth in NSW.

Elliot’s still sore

You (The Echo), rightly so, have a dig (in...