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May 20, 2022

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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

Other News

It’s (beyond) time

Seventy-three per cent of respondents to a recent ABC Vote Compass question on whether the constitution should be amended...

Leila’s off to Oxford!

Local high school student, Leila Clarke, was scrolling through social media when the advertisement popped up.

Harm Labor

Much as I respect Richard Jones’ opinions on many things, I can’t agree with his conclusion last week (‘Election...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Briggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

Mullum — time to discover your own backyard

You know that feeling when you look at your backyard and rather than seeing what you’ve always seen, you suddenly see the hidden beauty, delight and potential?
Mullumbimby, the Byron Shire’s backyard. It’s very familiar, you think you know what it has to offer, yet it has so much more; interesting, exciting – both established and new there is always something worth experiencing…

The Cactus Hill Project WD Nicholls Chartered Accountants The Branches Coffee Roasters The Byron Shire Echo Holistic Natural Health Care Edens Landing Made in Mullum Chincogan Store The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop Huonbrook Valley Mullumbimby Engineering Byron Bay Pork & Meats The Empire Yaman Linen House Outlet Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic Mullumbimby Farmers’ Market Sunshine Alley Dolphin Cove Bistro Mullumbimby Motors Old Mill Timberyard
The Cactus Hill Project

1. The Cactus Hill Project

The Cactus Hill Project creates unique stories for your home and life. Designer furniture, handcrafted ceramics, decorative objects, treasured textiles, accessories and art are all curated in collaboration with local and international artisans.
6684 6110 cactushillproject.com.au
82 Burringbar Street

WD Nicholls Tracy Simpson

2. WD Nicholls Accountants

Tracy Simpson, managing director, and her professional and friendly team have over 25 years experience. Specialists in accounting, tax, superannuation, financial planning, business advice and insurance.
6684 2502
109 Dalley Steet

The Branches Coffee

3. The Branches Coffee

The Branches lovingly roast organic, fairtrade specialty coffees and create delicious market fresh breakfast and lunch offerings in their cafe. Must try: housemade bagels!
Open Monday to Friday 6.30am–3pm
Unit 7, 9-11 Towers Drive

The Echo

4. The Echo

Free, independent, quirky, irreverent, reliable, responsive, audacious, delivers, sustainable, local, shocking, thought-provoking – and that’s just the editor.
The Echo – giving a damn since 1986
contact us
6684 1777
Village Way, Stuart Street

Holistic Natural Health

5. Holistic Natural Health

AHPRA Registered Health Practitioners:
Michael Collis – Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine. Jamie Bellamy – Acupuncturist (General practice, Women’s Health, Emotional Imbalances). Prema Ra – Physiotherapist, Self Help for Chronic Pain.
Michael 6684 2559
Jamie 0432 034 202
Prema 0406 912 124
2/70 Burringbar Street

Edens Landing

6. Edens Landing

At Edens landing they take pride in serving fresh local produce, with both organic and conventional seasonal fruits and vegetables. Try their extensive range of mouthwatering antipasto, olives and delicious cheeses.
6684 1007
Shop 4/97 Stuart Street

Made in Mullum

7. Made in Mullum

A collective of unique and wonderful local artisans selling their creations under one roof. All handmade locally. Always something new and Interesting. Find them next to the Empire Cafe.
Insta: madeinmullum FB: madeinmullum
22 Burringbar Street

Chincogan Store

8. Chincogan Store

Your local family owned milkbar. Open 5:30am- 8:30pm 7 days. Juicy burgers, crunchy chips, fresh sandwiches, huge thickshakes, coffee, sweets and treats. Catering and function catering. Phone orders welcome.
6684 2214
33 Burringbar Street

The Mullum Chocolate Shop

9. Mullum Chocolate Shop

An old fashioned Chocolate Shop offering a great selection of chocolates, lollies and licorice with friendly smiles and service. They offer a large selection of vegan, organic and gluten-free options.
6684 4825
Shop 1, 104 Dalley Street

Huonbrook Valley

10. Huonbrook Valley

Imagine… a Friday evening family meal or date with no phone reception, where folks actually speak with each other! A slice of Tuscany hidden in the hills behind Mullumbimby.
6684 0400
361 Huonbrook Road, Huonbrook

Mullumbimby Engineering

11. Mullumbimby Engineering

The local experienced team at Mullumbimby Engineering specialise in structural steelwork. They are committed to expert fabrication backed by outstanding customer care. Steel sales also available at 17 Towers Drive.
6684 2325
17 Towers Drive, Ind. Estate

Byron Bay Pork and Meats

12. Byron Bay Pork & Meats

A local, family-owned business that sources premium quality pork, beef, lamb and goat from their family farms. Call in and see their friendly team. Open Monday to Saturday.
6684 2137
70 Dalley Street

The Empire Cafe

13. The Empire

The Empire is where it’s at!
Something for all tastes from epic burgers to vegan delights. Enjoy delectable treats and good vibes at this Mullum icon.
FB: EmpireMullum Insta: EmpireMullum
20 Burringbar Street


14. Yaman

Authentic handcrafted Yemenite pastry, falafel, Middle Eastern spices, free-range, organic, local produce and love for the flavours of their ancestors, blended with the tradition of Yemen and the vibe of Mullumbimby.
6684 3778
4/62 Stuart Street

Linen House

15. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets, towels, cushions and more. All up to 70% off from a family brand you can trust.
29-31 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby

Mullum Vet Clinic

16. Mullum Vet Clinic

Your local vet for over 30 years, servicing Mullumbimby and surrounds. A professional, friendly team caring for small and large animals. Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm,
Sat 9am–12pm
A/h emergency service 6684 3818
124 Dalley Street

Mullum Farmers Market

17. Mullum Farmers’ Market

Every Friday 7-11am, come and see Mullum at its colourful best. Shop for fresh produce, meet friends, enjoy brekkie and local coffee, and soak up the fun and friendly vibe.
Mullum Showgrounds, cnr Main Arm Road & Chinbible Ave

Sunshine Alley

18. Sunshine Alley

Sunshine Alley houses carefully curated local art, jewellery, ceramics, body products and beautiful clothing. Owner and jewellery designer Susie Cadsky is happy to discuss jewellery custom designed just for you.
0429 191 106
59 Burringbar Street

Dolphin Cove Bistro

19. Dolphin Cove Bistro

Dolphin Cove Bistro at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, serving $12 daily specials and a pizza and pasta buffet every Tuesday, where kids under 12 eat free (conditions apply).
Like us on Facebook:
Dolphin Cove Bistro Mullum Ex-Service Club
6684 2533
58 Dalley Street

Mullumbimby Motors

20. Mullumbimby Motors

Located in the Mullumbimby industrial estate, Mullumbimby Motors specialises in servicing and repairs on Volkswagen and European vehicles and everything in between. Log book servicing and hire cars available.
6684 2499
6, Manns Road, Ind. Estate

Old Mill Timberyard

21. Old Mill Timberyard

Supplying high quality Australian timbers to the people of Northern NSW and Southern QLD. We specialise in custom machining jobs, flooring, decking, structural hardwoods and decorative cladding.
6684 1300
26 Manns Road, Ind. Estate

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.