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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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Highrise in Byron Shire?

In 1990 a new LEP (Local Environment Plan) was approved in Byron Shire that limited commercial buildings to three...

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

Historic sex assault and abduction – alleged offender charged

NSW Police say a man will spend the weekend in the lock-up after being refused bail today in Grafton following an investigation into the alleged historical sexual assault of a woman in Byron Bay more than 20 years ago.

Pension protector?

Powerful Protector of the Pension? Well, not exactly… ABC Fact Check has looked closely at claims made by local MP,...

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

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Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.



BBPropertySales-ThePlateau‘The Plateau’

293 Myocum Road, Myocum


• One of the most stunning and spectacular houses in the Byron Shire, “The Plateau” is nestled on a natural plateau amidst 55 acres of privacy and seclusion
• The north facing property is blessed with panoramic views from the famed Byron Lighthouse to the far north coast of New South Wales, with the home positioned to take full advantage of this magical, sweeping vista
• Unparalleled country living, just under 8km to Byron, with easy access to the Pacific Highway and stunning North Coast NSW beaches

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Price: $6.7M
Enquiries: Jeremy Bennett 0401 222 686



BBPropertySales-45LawsonStUnequalled Beachfront Living

45 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

Fortyfive Lawson is a stunning new beachside development that offers nine luxurious, self-contained apartments in an enviable position
The two, three and four bedroom apartments deliver unsurpassed quality and the onsite concierge raises the experience to a whole new level
One of the most exclusive new properties in Australia and the only approved development of its kind in Byron Bay this close to the beach in recent years
Construction commencing March 2014

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Price: $3.15M to $6.25M
Enquiries: Graham Dunn 0418 663 620



BBPropertySales-57RuskinSt‘Vantage Over Byron’

57 Ruskin Street, Byron Bay

• There can be only one top of the town, and ‘Vantage over Byron’ can finally be yours
• Designed to maximise the 270 degree views from the lighthouse, across the bay to the Mt Warning hinterland, this MBA award winning home is as good as it gets
• Dual access to Massinger St – you’re metres away from the famed ‘Top Shop’ and minutes’ walk to Main Beach and town

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Price: $4.1M
Enquiries: Christian Sergiacomi 0400 221 653




183 – 203 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park


• Only eight of the original two bedroom units remain on the market, with the development’s second stage, a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments scheduled to be completed by late 2014
• Combining an open plan layout with vaulted high ceilings and the strategic use of skylights, the apartments are spacious and filled with natural light
• The current units attract rents of around $600/wk (furnished) and provide generous depreciation benefits, making them a great investment

1,2 or 3 bed | 1 or 2 bath | 1 car
from $456,500
6685 8575

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Price: from $456,500
Enquiries: 6685 8575



BBPropertySales-278CoopersShootRdElegance, Peace & Seclusion

278 Coopers Shoot Road, Coopers Shoot


• Only 5 minutes to Byron Bay’s CBD and beaches, this architecturally designed hideaway has the best of both worlds, with unrivalled attention to detail
• Set amidst immaculately landscaped gardens and water features, with a spectacular array of Australian plants and animals, this luxurious family home is divided into four interconnecting pavilions and is currently being run as a successful Bed & Breakfast
• The central living area overlooks the coastline with spectacular panoramic views of the Cape Byron Lighthouse and Lennox Head

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Price: from $2.2M
Enquiries: Graham Dunn 0418 663 620



BBPropertySales-7CavvanbahLuxury Beachside Villa In Secure Gated Complex

11/7 Cavvanbah Street, Byron Bay


• Luxury, north facing, sunlit villa, situated in a secure, gated estate
• Master built over two levels, with solid timber floors, high ceilings and floor to ceiling glass windows and doors
• A large lap pool is shared by the complex and a private track takes you to the beach in front

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Price: $1.495M
Enquiries: Jeremy Bennett 0401 222 686



BBPropertySales-26PacificVistaDrPacific Vista Villa

1/26 Pacific Vista Drive, Byron Bay


• The villa has a large master bedroom upstairs with high ceiling, walk in robe and en-suite while downstairs has two rooms which share the main bathroom.
• The kitchen has a large breakfast bar, gas cooking and views to the ocean whilst a freestanding wood fire place warms the living room in winter.
• Never to be built out views.

* Agency declares interest

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Price: $1.3M
Enquiries: 6685 8575





FNBB-OraraCourt-352Designer Home - Room for Extended Family

House 5/1 Orara Court, Byron Bay


• Designer home with room for the extended family
• Elevated north east aspect with stunning bush outlook
• Floor plan to suit shared or separate living
• 1634m2 lot in exclusive and very quiet cul de sac.
• Peace and privacy yet only approximately 3km to Byron Bay CBD.

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Open: Saturday, 4 January 2014 10.00 - 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $995,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660



FNBB-LawsonSt-352Right on Main Beach - Spacious Apartment

3/37 Lawson Street, Byron Bay


• Fronting the park adjoining Main Beach Bryon Bay
• Spacious fully renovated full brick tri-level apartment
• Small complex of 6 exclusive residences
• One of the most convenient, sort after locations in Byron Bay
• Less than a five minute walk to shops and restaurants

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $899,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660



fnbb-cemetery-rd-350Architecturally Designed Home In Tranquil Complex

18/21-25 Cemetery Road, Byron Bay


Free-standing home within a quiet, tranquil yet central complex. Architecturally designed, this property will impress with its exceptional level of maintenance and presentation. Great potential to earn very good rental returns from the property.

Features include:
• Elevated ceilings
• Hardwood timber floors
• Floor-plan layout sensitive to a northern aspect, designed over multiple levels
• Undercover decks at front and rear of the property

Downstairs utility room can be used for guests, a teenagers retreat, or your own spare and special extra space.

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Details: Forthcoming Auction
Contact: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232



fnbb-belongil-cres-350Family Home On Big Block

16 Belongil Crescent, Byron Bay


This neat and tidy home is situated in popular Sunrise Beach on a 700sqm block.

The floor plan is functional with the kitchen and dining being open plan and leading onto to an "L" shaped lounge room. The enormous back yard backs on to a reserve. Ample room to expand, add a granny flat or pool (STCA). The double garage has internal access and it’s only a 5 minute walk to the shops and beach.

Offering loads of potential for the owner occupier or investor.

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Details: Forthcoming Auction
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232



fnbb-childe-st-350Holiday Unit On The Beach

5/35 Childe Street, Byron Bay


This ground floor property has never ever been occupied, is in brand new condition and will be sold fully furnished.

Located less than 100 metres from Belongil Beach, this unit is fresh and modern with a private north facing courtyard leading out to the lagoon style complex pool and grounds.

The security garage is at the back of the property and the unit is accessed via an alternate rear entrance.

The ‘East on Byron’ resort is a popular destination with units returning excellent incomes.

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Details: Interest Over $699,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232



rw-wollumbin-st-351Views & Elevation Close To Town

Lot 4 Wollumbin Street, Byron Bay

A home on this land will enjoy fabulous views including both the mountains & the Bay. Wollumbin Street has become a premium cul-de-sac address close to all amenities.
• 677sqm vacant land
• Ocean glimpses and substantial views over the hinterland
• Quiet cul-de-sac in Byron township
• Elevated position
• Set amongst quality newly built homes

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Contact: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]



rwbb-bangalow-rd-350Size Will Surprise... As Will The Price!

1/66 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay


Surprisingly spacious and immediately inviting, this delightful solid-brick residence offers an enviable lifestyle in a convenient location, putting the vibrant culture of Byron Bay within easy access. This property represents exceptional possibilities for home buyers and investors wanting to purchase at the bottom of the market.

• 1.5km from Byron Bay's town centre
• An easy 800m walk to beautiful Tallows Beach
• Secure off street parking
• Front court yard, with low maintenance gardens
• Converted garage to maximise living spaces
• Refurbished modern kitchen
• Two well proportioned bedrooms, main with built in
• Bathroom complete with bath & separate toilet
• Separate laundry with good storage

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Price Guide $399,000 - $450,000
Contact: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]



rw-gordon-st-351Iconic Historical Mullum Home

23 Gordon Street, Mullumbimby


Charismatic timber home located in popular Gordon Street lined with Poinciana and Jacaranda trees, just waiting for the right person to bring this gem back to its former glory. With an easy walk into town, this property would make a fantastic family home, or an inviting bed and breakfast (subject to council approval). A rare opportunity to be part of historical Mullumbimby.

• Californian Bungalow style home on 1100sqm block backing onto two way rear lane
• Three large bedrooms
• Improvements incomplete on bathrooms & kitchen
• Living room includes a brick fireplace, timber features over the doors & a bay window with window seat
• VJ walls feature throughout, timber floors & 10ft ceilings
• Verandah on two sides
• Two storage sheds offers studio/workshop options
• Plenty of off-street parking

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Price Guide: $650,000
Contact: Frances Hart 0414 802 368 [email protected]



rw-crown-pavillions-351Immaculate Executive Estate With Operational Bed & Breakfast

278 Coopers Shoot Road, Coopers Shoot


"Crowne Pavilions" comprises a circa 2007 architect designed contemporary executive residence providing a luxurious level of accommodation constructed by local builder, Phil Anstey.

Features are too many to list but include:

• Three opulent self-contained pavilions ('Sunrise', 'Mandarin' & 'Cathay') on 7.6 north east facing acres
• Heated in-ground swimming pool within central courtyard
• Extensive landscaped gardens and manicured grounds
• Multiple decks & covered verandahs
• Large dam/billabong providing ample water supply
• Panoramic district views from Cape Byron to Lennox Head

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Open: Inspection by appointment only.
Price: $2,200,000
Enquiries: Ben Ross 0403 411 788 [email protected]



Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.