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October 21, 2021

From Byron to Paris, history comes alive

From Byron Bay to Notre Dame, Paris! At the entrance, police openly tout heavy machine guns, casually monitoring the swarm of idle visitors and devout churchgoers in the great stone plaza.

Business as usual is not the path to sustainability

Sustainability is a powerful way of thinking about the...

Miniature marine grazers harvest the sun’s bounty

Mary Gardner These past few weeks, the waves drop and...

Planet Watch: A hot topic – Energy in the age of global warming

Australians have now experienced some of the devastating impacts of what a global heating of just one degree looks like. We must decarbonise our economy, and the earlier we do this, the less painful and costly it is going to be.

Planet Watch: Is hydrogen the fuel of the future?

There's been a lot of hot air in the media recently about hydrogen. The problem is that there's hydrogen and then there's hydrogen.

Human activity, climate change risk more pandemics

New research has revealed climate change, environmental degradation and...

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.

Culture Roundup: march 07-13 2018

Byron Gets RAW Last month Arna Rogers from No Frills,...

Culture Roundup – Wednesday 27 January, 2016

When your Boomerang won’t come back After a successful debut...

Culture Roundup: Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Incorruptible Comes Up Trumps After a record box office, The...

Culture Roundup: Thursday 13 July, 2017

The Vegetable Plot is a ‘roots musical’ for kids, families and foodies starring some of Sydney’s tastiest musicians and singers.

Winner of Echo story comp: week 3

It’s been so great to hear what stories you have to tell each week! We’re up to our third week so keep those stories coming.

The danger of delegated authority as The Echo gambles its reputation on a town planner

When in February 1996 Fast Buck$ obtained a file that described a developer in Byron Bay obtaining preferential treatment from Council, he published an advertisement in The Echo headed, ‘Something stinks at Hog’s Breath’.

Printers and politicians: The Echo gives voice to the community

After the first year we moved the newspaper to Brunswick Heads. Lured by cheap rent, we took three small shops in an arcade and filled them with the newspaper office, production facilities and, significantly, a printing press.

The newspaper wars and A Small Wooden Tray Called Albert

In the mid-nineties the local newspaper scene was heating up almost as much as the always feverish local politics.

Being vegan: Where do vegans get their protein?

You can eat a plant-based diet and get plenty of protein. Like any balanced diet, if you eat properly you will get all the nutrients you need. This is the first article in our monthly Being Vegan series.

Being Vegan: Teach your children well

I wasn’t always a vegan. I am happy to admit I was wrong.

Mungo’s Crossword N032

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

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Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

Cartoon of the week – 20 October, 2021

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.