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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

OTM-FisrtNat-16ShelleyCharacter Filled, Elevated Timber Home

16 Shelley Drive, Byron Bay



Character filled, elevated timber home in the popular Pacific Vista area of Byron Bay.

Timber floors and high ceilings throughout the semi-open plan lounge, kitchen and dining areas. Wide verandahs on three sides adjoin all living areas taking advantage of the tree top views. The three bedrooms are separated from the living areas.

This area is convenient to Byron Bay's town centre and beaches.

A fantastic opportunity to buy a charming home in a highly sought after area at a very attractive price.

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Open: Saturday, 1 February 2014 10.00 - 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $570,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552 / Su Reynolds 6685 8466



OTM-FisrtNat-4-146OldBangalowBuild Your Dream Home Just Minutes from The Centre of Byron Bay

4/146 Old Bangalow Road, Byron Bay

Enjoy a lifestyle of privacy and tranquility.

A rare parcel of land nestled only minutes from Byron Bay township.

Enjoy all the benefits of being close to beautiful beaches and restaurants.

Lifestyle and privacy is something you will enjoy.

Build your dream home to complement this beautiful bush setting.

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Open: Saturday, 1 February 2014 12.00 - 12.30pm

Details: Interest Over $550,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552



rw-otm-16beech-405Price Removed For A Quick Sale

16 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park, NSW


Located in a friendly neighbourhood moments away from Suffolk Parks shops, parks and beach, this well designed home enjoys a great flow and offers a choice of versatile living areas making it perfect for the growing family or investment.

• Set on a slightly elevated 621m Block

• Freestanding double garage would make a perfect studio (STCA)

• Light filled master bedroom with ensuite and walk-in robe

• Reverse cycle air-conditioning and ceiling fans

• Located 400m to shops, play ground & sports field, 1.4km to beach

• Perfect opportunity to capitalise on this convenient location

• Solid investment or family home

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Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]

Open Home: Thu & Sat 2pm - 2.30pm

Details: Auction Feb 22, Onsite 2pm



rw-otm-26beechdr-405Straight-forward Proposition: Live-in Or Rent It Out

4/26 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park


Well presented two storey Byron Hill's townhouse, situated within a family friendly development of only seven located within close proximity of Suffolk Park shops, local reserves and Tallow Beach. This property represents a fantastic opportunity to buy into a tightly held complex, being well suited to astute property investors and owner occupiers alike.

• Central kitchen servicing individual living/lounge and dining rooms

• 3 upper bedrooms with built-in wardrobes

• Main bathroom plus 2 separate toilet suites

• Balcony off main bedroom

• Secure off-street parking with alternate use potential

• Front and rear courtyards with low maintenance garden

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Details: For Sale $450,000

Contact Agent: Ben Ross 0403 411 788

Open Home: Saturday 12pm - 12.30pm



LJHooker-otm-9carlyle-405Idyllic Retreat in Central Byron

9 Carlyle Street


• Rare quarter acre block

• DA approved for three dwellings

• Unique architect designed home

• Huge indoor/outdoor entertaining area

• Polished timber floors throughout

• Original cottage rents at $1040pw

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Open Homes: 25.Jan/1.Feb/8.Feb/15.Feb: all 12pm-12:30pm

Sales details: Auction, Saturday 22 February 2014, 12:30pm, on site

Agent’s details: Liam Annesley, 0417 780 795, [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


Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.