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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

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Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

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OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416Large Two Bedroom Apartment With Study and Ocean ViewsOTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416

2/52 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

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Ground floor apartment offering ocean views, 2 bedrooms, large study, 2 bathrooms, access to a peaceful backyard and front courtyard, secure underground car space and a large entertaining deck to the front with plenty of northern sun.

In a small complex of 5 apartments "Surfside Beachside Apartments" are located one of the most sought after beach front strips of Byron Bay.

Very spacious with 101m2 internally plus 42m2 covered outdoor areas and 17m2 car space. Total 160m2.

Strong income potential, investment opportunity or simply use as your weekender.

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Open:  Saturday, 26 April 2014 12.00 - 12.30pm
Details: Auction Saturday 17 May, 2014 12:00pm Onsite
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698

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Location, Views, Lifestyle and Close To Town

25 Azalea Street, MullumbimbyOTM-BBFF-AzaleaST-416

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Offering an idyllic lifestyle in a highly desirable position, this stunning north facing home set on 2059m2 enjoys total privacy and uninterrupted views to Mount Chincogan and surrounding hinterland. This property displays innovative architectural design offering multiple indoor and outdoor living areas.

An abundance of glass invites the outdoors in from the living rooms, with the spectacular master bedroom showcasing some of the most impressive hinterland views you will find. With open plan living spaces, the free flowing design opens out onto oversized covered entertaining decks overlooking the 15m lagoon style freshwater pool with spa.

There is a 52m2 three car concrete garage with suspended slab above, engineered to uphold an extended dwelling, studio or granny flat STCA.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $1,200,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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RW-OTM-416-14BottlebrushOwners Recent Purchase Means They Need To Sell!

14 Bottlebrush Cres, Suffolk Park

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Privacy and tranquility come to mind upon entering this charming two storey character home, located in a highly sought after neighbourhood moments away from Suffolk Park shops, Tavern and beach; this unique home offers a choice of versatile living areas making it perfect for the growing family or as a positive investment.

* Set on 601sqm elevated block with North facing backyard
* Already renovated, ready to move in or a great investment
* Save money with solar electricity & solar hot water

The elevated position maximises the North facing backyard and views of the lush native forest. The home features spacious living proportions, polished timber & marble floors and high ceilings throughout with a light and bright design. The main living area opens onto the impressive deck overlooking the spectacular 5 acre reserve, making this home the ideal entertainer.

* Light & airy interiors include a creative two storey floor plan
* Impressive balcony overlooking nature reserve, ideal for entertaining
* 7 minute drive to Byron Bay's vibrant town centre

This property represents a fantastic opportunity, offering exceptional value. As the owners have already bought another property, their motivation for a quick sale is extremely high, do yourself a favour and organise an inspection today.

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Open Home: Thur 5pm - 5.30pm & Sat 10am - 10.30am
Details: Auction Sat May 10th, Onsite 2pm, Guide $650,000 to $750,000
Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]

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Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with their ‘companion animal’ being where...