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March 6, 2021

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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

A teen missing in the state’s North has been located safe and well.

Property in Focus

Beach Side Living At Its Best!

House 4 of 3 Sallywattle Drive, Suffolk Park

This spacious, contemporary home is just minutes' walk along a private track to beautiful Tallow Beach.

Set over two levels, the home really depicts the perfect north coast lifestyle with flowing indoor/outdoor living spaces and an abundance of natural light.

Features include;

• Versatile floorplan

• 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms

• 3 bedrooms have spa ensuite (1 being a 2 way bathroom), 1 bedroom has walk-in robe, all others have built-ins

• Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances

• Open plan living with polished concrete floors flowing through to outdoor alfresco entertaining, private rear yard and fabulous in ground swimming pool

• Spacious upstairs living area with timber floors

• High ceilings and wide timber staircase

• 504m2 with north facing aspect and established tropical landscaping

• Double garage with drive through rear door

A quiet, secure cul-de-sac with a safe area for children to play and the convenience of being within a short walk of the shopping centre, tavern and sealed bike track all the way to Byron Bay and schools.

The private beach track through Midgon Park to Tallow Beach makes this the ultimate beachside lifestyle!.

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Open:Thursday 12 May 12.00 – 12.30pm and Saturday, 14 May 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: $1,000,000 to $1,100,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Outstanding Eco-Tourism Property On 100 Acres

463 Tuntable Creek Road, Tuntable Creek

This stunning architect designed home with games room overlooks a beautiful dam situated at the top of Tuntable Creek Valley.

The 100 acres offers numerous options including DA approval for 7 x 2 bedroom cabins plus managers residence.

Currently there is a separate studio overlooking one of the dams. There is an abundance of water with 4 dams, 7 large water tanks incl. 2 x 500,000lt tanks beneath the house that act as a self-cooling system, and access to Tuntable Creek featuring big water holes and rapids.

Features include

•            Combustion wood heaters

•            The outdoor entertaining area has its own pot belly and fire pit

•            Jarrah timber floors and high ceilings

•            Library/storage area plus attic storage space

•            Underground cellar

•            Great mobile phone reception and internet access

•             15x12m machinery shed with concrete slab and self-sustainable solar system

•            Self-sustainable with solar systems, wind turbine and generator

•            Rainforest regeneration plan in progress

7 mins to The Channon, 30 mins to Lismore, 50 mins to Byron Bay, 15 mins to Nimbin and a 1.5 hour drive to the Gold Coast Airport. There is school bus pick up at the front gate.

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Open: Saturday 3.00 – 3.30pm

Details: $1,495,000 - $1,600,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297


Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable as mayor by scripting his...


I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will be independent.’ As long as more...

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump track will have on our...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have taken my comments on the...