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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...

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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.

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

FNBB-39Kingsley-403Fully Renovated Home in Byron Bay's Golden Grid

39 Kingsley Street, Byron Bay


• Set in the beautiful, established and leafy “old part” of town in sought after Kingsley Street.

• This lovingly restored single level home sits on a sunny 500m2 block.

• Contemporary style with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, whilst retaining the original charm and features such as high ceilings and timber floors.

• Short walk to the Top Shop for a coffee and minutes to Clarkes Beach.

• A highly sought after address and an opportunity that rarely comes up to secure your future in the heart of Byron Bay.

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Open: Saturday, 18 January 2014 11.00-11.30am

Details: Interest Over $1,200,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698



FNBB-16LilliPilli-403Pavilion Home on 739m²

16 Lilli Pilli Drive, Byron Bay


• Unique and stylish architectural designed, pavilion home set on 739m2 and surrounded by landscaped gardens.

• DA approved plans for guest retreat, dual living, or maximize income potential in this quiet pocket of Byron.

• Main house and living area features timber floors, modern open plan timber kitchen, 2 large bedrooms and 1 bathroom.

• A studio with ensuite, is connected by a covered timber deck and offers a large bedroom, living area and second bathroom.

• Walking distance to Tallow beach and 3km to the centre of town.

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Open: Saturday, 18 January 2014 10.00-10.30am

Details: Forthcoming Auction

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698



RW-21Figtree-403Ridgetop Location - Ocean & Mountain Views

21 Figtree Lane, Myocum


This 3.91HA (10 acre) property captures magnificent mountain views to the Nightcap Ranges, including Mount Warning, and ocean and lighthouse views to Byron Bay coastline and Julian Rocks. Located high on the ridge in a Blue Ribbon estate, this master built home offers privacy, seclusion and total serenity.

• 2 street frontage with possible approval for 2 dwellings (STCA)

• 110,000lt wet edge pool with decks and spa bath

• Mini 3 hole golf course

• Old dairy with studio accommodation

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Details: Forthcoming Auction

Contact agent: Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208 [email protected]



RW-76Butler-403Original 1930'S Whaler's Cottage

76 Butler Street, Byron Bay


This successfully operated Guesthouse/B&B is situated on a quiet street so close to the town centre and Main Beach, yet discreetly hidden in a beautiful tropical setting. A 1930's worker's cottage, now cleverly refurbished with an Asian influence, while retaining its original period features.

• Approved 3 bedroom B&B with private Balinese studio

• Well established since 1999 with strong repeat business

• Situated in a central location on 737sqm block

• 3 street frontages, 5 car spaces, plus plans in place for a rear garage

• Three minute walk to the buzz of Byron

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Details: For Sale $1,395,000

Enquiries: Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208 [email protected]



exotic-organics-350Create your own community or sustainable family haven in the Tweed Valley

Unique rainforest ‘village’ on 300 north facing acres.

• 4 renovated homes plus community/visitor centre

•  Sweeping views across Caldera, Mt Doughboy and Mt Warning

•  Elevated acres comprising pristine rainforest and plateau paddocks

•  Mountain springs, waterfalls and swimming holes, abundant wildlife

•  Equipped nursery, vegetable gardens and fruit/bush orchards

•  School bus at gate, 15 mins Mt Burrell, 5 mins Clarrie Hall Dam

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Open: Viewings by appointment only

Details: Offers over $1,500,000

Enquiries: Andrew Hall 0414 996 490


Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in the article about the Mullumbimby...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless in our community, now I’m...


Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise of democracy, do take the...

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.