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February 27, 2021

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Tweed Council rejects Casuarina disability viewing platform

Issues of queue jumping, the allocation of Tweed Shire Council’s resources in both time and money, and responding to...

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Cut it down – Tweed Councillors at odds over future of forest red gum

‘We should be active and take the tree down,’ Cr Polglase told the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday, referring to a significant forest red gum and koala food tree in Tweed Heads West.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Interview with Sarah McLeod

Sarah McLeod is a passionate woman. She’s Aussie rock royalty, front person of The Superjesus and a powerful solo performer. In this interview she talks about her two loves, one new and one gone; her piano and her dog. One found, and one lost, during lockdown.

Community bar – not

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Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial

A police officer accused of assaulting a 16-year-old in Byron Bay more than three years ago is to continue facing trial this week.

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

RW-813Myocum-404Rural Haven At Entry Price

813 Myocum Road, Myocum


Nestled at the heart of the Byron Shire in a picturesque rural setting lies an exciting opportunity to purchase a tastefully renovated farmhouse & restored 80 year old Dairy Bails embraced by 4 acres of farm land. A perfect rural retreat or hobby farm, this property enjoys a relaxed atmosphere making it easy to unwind & entertain. Featuring spacious living proportions, polished timber floors throughout with a light & bright design, complemented by a gourmet kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances. The living area flows beautifully onto the outdoor entertaining deck that encapsulates country living at its best.

• 3 spacious bedrooms plus study or 4th bedroom

• 3 fenced paddocks suitable for hobby farming / horses

• Original renovated Dairy Bails, approx 80 years old. Ideal studio, home office or teen retreat.

• Only 8 minutes to Mullumbimby & 12 minutes to Byron Bay

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Open Home: Saturday 10am to 10:45am

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

Details: Auction, Saturday 8th Feb, Onsite 11am



RW-NewrybarChurch-404Historic Church Circa 1911

14 Brooklet Road, Newrybar


Only the second time to market in 30 years, this grand old church located in the quaint village of Newrybar has incredible potential. 

Fully approved as a tourist facility, the church is presently being operated as a very popular tourist destination, or this is your chance to create an amazing home.

• 1,012sqm in the historic village of Newrybar

• 10 minutes to Broken Head Beach

• 5 minutes to Bangalow

• Council approved as Rural Tourist Facility

The home features the original timbers, pressed metal ceilings and beautiful crafted windows.

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Open House: Saturday 11am to 11.30am

Enquiries:  Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208  [email protected]

Details:  Auction Onsite, Saturday 1st March 9am




FNBB-JamesGibsonDr-404Right Time, Right Place, Right Price, Right Now!

57 James Gibson Drive, Clunes


The Clunes hinterland is the place to be in the current market – close to all the fashionable destinations such as Byron Bay and Bangalow but not overwhelmed by them, offering top value to the discerning buyer.

This charmer offers stylish open plan living on two levels, and will work for a big family or as home and office space.

Five bedrooms and two bathrooms, attractive pool, easy maintenance yard and great views from the generous decks.

What's not to like in this clever investment opportunity?

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Open: Saturday, 25 January 2014 11.00-11.30am

Details: Forthcoming Auction Interest Over $549,000

Enquiries: Angela Cornell 0421 375 635




First Home Buyers - You Can Have a Pool Too!

7 Botanic Court, Mullumbimby


This light-filled brick home on a 653m2 block is ideal for families seeking space and convenience. Located in a peaceful cul-de-sac, only minutes drive to Mullumbimby town centre and 15 minutes to the beaches of Brunswick Heads.

Generous living spaces include a front living room, open-plan kitchen, dining and family area that extends outdoors. There are three bedrooms, main with a walk-in robe, ensuite and air-conditioning.

With views of Mt Chincogan, the north facing, covered outdoor entertaining area overlooks the fully tiled pool area.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $460,000

Enquiries: Angela Cornell 0421 375 635 / Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698



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


Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.