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New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Sing Lisa Sing

Jo Faith, Newtown How very distressing is the recent story of beautiful singer Lisa Hunt. She followed protocol, paid the...


45JulianRocksDriveUltimate in design quality and easy living

45 Julian Rocks Drive, Byron Bay


• Architecturally designed, perfect indoor/outdoor flow

• Complete privacy - backs onto acres of reserve

• Pool, electric gate entry, solar HWS and panels

• Multiple living rooms with north east aspect

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Open:  Saturday, 23 November 2013 12.00 - 12.30pm

Details:   Auction Interest Over $849,000

Enquiries:  Su Reynolds 0428 888 660



ProfsBB-WarangaParadise Found

36 Wangara Road, Burringbar


• Just over 3 private, tranquil acres with creek frontage

• Home overlooks creek with beautiful peaceful surrounds

• 4 large bedrooms 3 bathrooms, spa, 3 living areas

• 12m  salt water, solar heated pool house with kitchen

• 20 minutes to Byron Bay, 10 mins to the beach and 30 minutes to Gold Coast

• A must to inspect

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Open for inspection: Saturday 12.30-1.30pm

Auction: 11am Saturday October 19 at our office Cnr Lawson and Fletcher Streets, Byron Bay

Contact: Michele Jackson 0407 906 301.



RWBB-WollumbinViews & Elevation Close to Town

Lot 4 Wollumbin Street, Byron Bay


• Ocean glimpses and substantial views over the hinterland

• 677sqm parcel of land

• Elevated position

• Set amongst quality newly built homes

• Premium cul-de-sac address

• Walk to schools, shops, town & beach

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Expressions of Interest

Contact: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]



RWBB-OrchidPlaceThe Convenience Of Town

1 Orchid Place, Mullumbimby


• First time on the market

• 1950’s built home on 837sqm

• Pool, new pump & filtration system

• High ceilings, timber floors throughout

• Large bedrooms with built-ins

• Study area or second living area

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For Sale $660,000

Open for Inspection: Saturday 12-12.30pm

Contact: Frances Hart 0414 802 368  [email protected]



Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in the article about the Mullumbimby...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless in our community, now I’m...


Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise of democracy, do take the...

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.