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Latest News

One person is in ICU with covid in the Northern Rivers region

There is one person in ICU in the Northern NSW Local Health District and 23 people in hospital with COVID-19. 

Other News

Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Never again

It seems to me that the floods became a ‘never again’ moment in time for Lismore and to a...

Beehives lost during floods: DPI

Statistics around the loss of livestock in the Byron Shire have been released by the NSW Department of Primary...

Give up your fire

Mandy Nolan’s article (4 May) suggesting (among other things) we try to avoid heating to reduce emissions is sensible.  A...

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the...

Property in Focus

Character Home In The Old Part Of Town

61 Kingsley Street, Byron Bay


This character filled 4 bedroom, 2 living area home is positioned in one of Byron Bay’s most highly desired addresses.

Built in 1927 the home has retained many original features whilst enjoying modern updates and conveniences.

Set on 1012m2 (quarter acre), a north facing back yard with sealed rear lane access allows for possible development or subdivision potential in this blue chip investment area.

The ‘Golden Grid’ is the ultimate lifestyle location where you can walk to Byron Bay’s CBD, Top Shop, sports field, schools and beaches.

Features includes;
• 4 bedrooms, large home office plus versatile loft
• Front formal lounge with bay window
• Open plan kitchen, dining and living flowing onto a large wrap around deck overlooking the huge north facing backyard
• The kitchen has stone benchtops, hoop pine cabinetry & stainless steel appliances
• Beautiful timber paneling, picture rails,3m high ceilings and timber floors
• Established gardens and trees
• Single garage plus carport
• 1.5kw solar panels plus solar hot water
• Floor plan could suit dual living
View Property

Open: Saturday, 5 December 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: Interest Over $2,500,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, James Young 0419 856 840


Beautiful, Architectural Home In Exclusive Eco Estate

House 5, 1-5 Keats Street, Byron Bay


Here is a rare opportunity to purchase in ‘Byron Botanica’- one of the most upmarket and exclusive estates in a secluded, peaceful and secure development within easy walking distance to town and beaches.

This eco-friendly, split level 7 year old home has been designed to create a high architectural standard of building design which compliments the natural surroundings and open spaces.

The highlight of the home is the beautiful, north facing open plan kitchen, meals and living which is bathed in natural light through an expansive use of glass. This area seamlessly flows through to covered, wrap around entertainer’s deck with a glorious outlook over the Melaleuca forest.

The gourmet kitchen has great bench space and European stainless steel appliances. Throughout the home are beautiful mixed hardwood timber floors.

Solar hot water and 1.1kw solar panels, 2 x 13,500 litre water tanks plus access to town water and grey water recycling irrigation system and taps.

Set on 591.5m2, owners in the Torren’s Title (freehold) estate can enjoy use of the common areas including the community vegetable and herb garden plus access to the surrounding 3000m2 of gardens and bushland.

View Property

Open: Saturday, 5 December 11.00 – 11.30am
Details: Interest Over $1,050,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as the producers, farmers, restauranteurs, brewers,...

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to the Organic Avocado stall, my...

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course nose-to-tail long lunch featuring all...

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.