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Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent 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.

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Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Pro rail trail association urges Council to award construction tender

Representatives from the Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association are urging Tweed Shire Council to award the construction tender for the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek section of the corridor at this week’s Council meeting.

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?

Grow yourself on a farm tour

S Haslam  The most memorable experiences, those that enrich our lives and take us in new directions, are often hands-on...

Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

Interview with Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne, exudes a natural ease on stage as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably stir the heart with grand romanticism. Daniel spoke to The Echo whilst travelling between Brisbane and Sydney – en route to a show in Auckland.

OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416FN-OTM-419-MainArmRd-350x250Classic 4 Bedroom Farmhouse on 28 Level Acres OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416

125 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby


Elegant 100 year old home has almost every room in the home opening out to wide covered verandas and features an in-ground salt water pool.

The home offers a separate formal sitting room, beautiful polished timber floors and fireplaces. Within walking distance to schools, Pony Club at Mullumbimby Showground and 1.5km to town. Bordering the Brunswick River with town water, this property consists of open horse paddocks, all fully fenced, level and easily accessible from the house, regenerated rainforest plus various outbuildings.

This country estate is ideal for the growing family, horse lover or breeder, nursery or horticulture, the options are endless STCA. Easy access to Byron Bay and just a 40 minute drive to the Gold Coast airport.

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Open: Thursday, 8 May 2014 1.00 – 1.30pm, Saturday, 10 May 2014 1.00-1.30pm
Details: $1,350,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416FN-OTM-419-Tallowood-350x250Tuckeroo Avenue – From $224,000

'Tallowood Ridge' Stage 2, Mullumbimby

'Tallowood Ridge' Estate brings a fresh and rare opportunity to the Mullumbimby township with beautiful residential building lots available now.

Choose between a range of lots varying in size and price. All blocks in this new estate feature underground power and town water.

Perfectly located with easy reach of Shearwater School, hospital and recreational facilities.

With stunning views from Mt Chincogan to Mt Warning, these blocks hold a prime position.

Approx. 10km (9 mins) drive to Brunswick Heads. Approx. 20.9km (17 mins) to Byron Bay

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Open: Thursday, 8 May 2014 2.00 – 2.30pm, Saturday, 10 May 2014 2.00 – 2.30pm
Details: From $224,000 to $291,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297


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.

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state governments. There was no bill...

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and finally accept responsibility? He had three...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.