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June 22, 2021

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Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

Other News

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds...

Backsliders coming to Lennox

Australian music legends the Backsliders are coming to Lennox Head for the first time, to play at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 26 June 2021.

Police withdraw charge against protester 

The police case against a Byron local arrested at a ‘My body, my choice’ protest has been dropped, according to rally organiser Dean Jefferys.

Murwillumbah mega-school – consultation done says Minister’s office

The challenge to the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell that she had sprung the Murwillumbah mega-school on the community with no consultation and needed to seek further genuine consultation with the Murwillumbah community has been rebuffed.

A Great Opportunity To Enter The Byron Bay Market

2/18 Jacaranda Drive, Byron BayOTM-RW-JacarandaDrive-415

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• A great opportunity to enter the Byron Bay market
• Immaculate 1 bedroom townhouse with single car spot
• Fabulous indoor/outdoor living areas
• Bike track to cafes, town and beaches
• Features include gas cook-top, gas hot water, air-conditioning

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Open:  By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $330,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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Classic Federation Home With Sophisticated Renovation

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32 Shirley Lane, Byron Bay

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• A classic 1930 federation home with a sophisticated renovation.
• Architect design by Running Dog Design and built by local master builder.
• 505 sqm of land with rear lane access on a Torrens Title.
• 400 meters to beach and 800 meters to the centre of Byron Bay.
• 3 double sized bedrooms with 2 bathrooms.
• Granite bench tops with quality fittings.
• Beautiful hardwood floor boards with high ceilings.
• The home is beautifully restored in a very quiet in town location.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $1,100,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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RW-OTM-415-JulianRocksAptExceptional Lifestyle Appeal

James Cook Apartments, Unit 8/130 Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay

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Presenting a rare opportunity to buy into this very tightly held complex situated on Lighthouse Road, one of Byron Bay's most popular and prestigious locations. With a picturesque vantage point, the James Cook Apartments overlook stunning Clarkes Beach and have long been regarded as an extremely popular holiday destination.

• Beautiful ocean and mountain views
• Modern furnishings included
• Metres from the beach and a pleasant walk to Byron Bay's vibrant town centre
• Extremely popular holiday let with 70% occupancy

Spread over two levels this well presented apartment features spacious light filled interiors with an open plan design that flows beautifully out onto a private north facing patio area that encapsulates views over the bay, ideal for entertaining or to watch the sunset after a day working. The upstairs level consists of three well proportioned bedrooms with an impressive master bedroom designed to capture the spectacular views of the bay including the Wreck, Main Beach, Mt Warning and Julian Rocks.

• Secure underground parking & extra storage space
• Stunning in-ground salt water swimming pool
• North-facing, private quiet location
• Well maintained complex of 12

The James Cook Apartments were designed to maximise the sensational location on offer. Only footsteps to the beach and within walking distance to cafes, restaurants and boutique shops enjoying all the conveniences that come with owning your own exclusive apartment.

This is a great opportunity to invest in the lucrative Byron Bay holiday rental market and a position that is very tightly held and has shown strong capital gains.

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Open For Inspection: Sat 11am to 11.30am
Details: For Sale - Interest over $1.5M
Contact Agent: David Gordon 0418 856 222 [email protected]

 

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RW-OTM-415-McGregorStreetBeachside Suffolk Park - Family Want Closure

12 McGregor Street, Suffolk Park

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Tightly held for 35 years and never before offered, this Mediterranean design home is located only minutes to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park shopping centre, and borders onto Taylor's Lake Reserve. This location is one of Suffolk Park's best kept secrets.

• North facing, very leafy 626m2 block
• Rendered cavity block construction giving great insulation
• Cathedral ceilings with open plan living
• Two car garage, ideal for granny flat conversion (STCA)
• Located on a very quiet street with only one neighbour

This well-maintained home is ideal for a young family or downsizers wanting all the conveniences at their fingertips. The kitchen and main bedroom have sliding doors opening onto the north-facing private courtyard. As you enter the home the very high ceilings give a feeling of space and brightness, and the lintel above the front door is made from vintage handmade bricks and antique glass. The three good-sized bedrooms all have built in robes, with the main bedroom having an en-suite. The separate two car garage is ideal for creating a granny flat (STCA) and the gardens are well established.

This interesting home is a must to inspect; you will definitely be impressed by the originality of the design.

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Details: For Sale: Interest over $780,000
Contact Agent: Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208

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‘Technically no longer human’ – can mRNA COVID-19 vaccines meld with your DNA?

It’s becoming increasingly common to see social media posts claiming that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, which include those made by Pfizer and Moderna, could alter a person’s DNA.

Lantern parade and fiery finish a blast

With just under 5,000 people including performers, workers, schools and volunteers, the 2021 Lismore Lantern Parade and accompanying festival was a sold-out event celebrating light.

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a recent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.