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May 24, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

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SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

False altar of ‘globalism’

Since moving to Australia in 2007 I have watched nothing but its sacrifice on the false altar of ‘globalism’....

Sought After Family Home

49 Coogera Circuit, Suffolk Park




Located in a quiet sought after area in Suffolk Park is this stylish well maintained family home. Offering 4 generous bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there is ample room for the family to spread out.

The kitchen is spacious and well appointed, opening out onto open plan living areas, and adjoining the large covered outside entertaining area. There are both formal and informal living areas all generous in size

Situated on a slightly elevated 642 m2 block featuring well established gardens creating a very private and peaceful feel.

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Open:  Saturday, 5 April 2014 12.00 - 12.30pm
Details: Interest Over $675,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Amazing Opportunity

51 Caniaba Crescent, Suffolk Park


Imagine having the opportunity to design your dream home.Vacant, residential land (Torrens Title) is in very short supply in Byron Bay. This property is east facing, elevated and close to the golf course.

Situated amongst premium homes this 1315m2 offers the perfect opportunity to design and build your new home, you will never be built out.

Perfect for all types of lifestyles and the family pet.

Enjoy the views towards Broken Head and the refreshing sea breezes.

Access to public transport, schools and shops.

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Open: By Appointment/em>
Details: Interest Over $599,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Contemporary Architectural Home on 2.3 Acres with DA Approval for 2 Additional Studios

45 Myocum Ridge Road, Myocum OTM-RW-MyocumRidge-413



• Owners committed elsewhere – to be sold on or before auction
• This contemporary architecturally designed, open-planned home is set on 2.3 elevated acres with picturesque rural outlook.
• Complete privacy and peacefulness assured.
• Full DA council approval for 2 separate buildings - a studio and home-office, each with bathroom and one laundry.
• Only minutes' drive from Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Bangalow, this property offers the best of both worlds.

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Open:  Saturday, 29 March 2014 12–12.30pm
Details: Auction Interest Over $1,150,000
Auction: Saturday 12 April 20140 at 2:00pm, First National, 25 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Elevated, Private Queenslander in Ewingsdale

106 Parkway Drive, EwingsdaleOTM-RW-106ParkwayDrive-413



• Set on just over 1 acre (4471m2) on a quiet and elevated north east facing position in Ewingsdale is this charming Queenslander home.
• Multiple living areas include two spacious lounge rooms, one with a wood heater, plus a separate dining room. These living areas flow through French doors to wide verandas.
• A large separate double garage could easily be converted to a studio or guest accommodation.
• The stunning established rainforest and exotic trees and fruit trees provide complete privacy to this property.

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Open: Saturday, 29 March 2014 11–11.30am
Details: Auction Interest Over $849,000
Auction: 12/4/2014 4:00pm Onsite
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


OTM-RW-HazelwoodCl-414Modern Home In Welcoming Neighbourhood

30/12 Hazelwood Close, Suffolk Park


Tailored to enhance convenient living, this modern multi-level home radiates value and style with fresh, light filled interiors and quality fixtures. Perfectly positioned in a welcoming & friendly neighbourhood all within an easy 500m walk to Suffolk Park shops, Tavern and Tallow Beach.

* Modern fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances & stone bench tops
* Large bedrooms with built-ins, master complete with ensuite & own balcony
* Polished Hardwood timber floors & high ceilings
* Large timber decks with a leafy outlook, ideal for entertaining

This contemporary Community titled home is situated within Forest Glades, a well maintained & friendly complex with a private pool & BBQ area surrounded by hectares of natural bush land.

* Polished Hardwood timber floors & high ceilings
* Large timber decks with a leafy outlook, ideal for entertaining
* One of the biggest free standing homes in the complex
* Well maintained with private pool & BBQ area

This low maintenance property offers exceptional value and would make a wonderful home or safe investment.

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Open For Inspection: Sat 11am to 11.30am
Details: Auction Sat 12th April, Onsite 1pm - Price Guide $590,000 plus
Contact Agent: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]


OTM-RW-Somerset-414Prime Position Meets Outstanding Potential

13/5-9 Somerset Street, Byron Bay


Enviably positioned only minutes to Byron Bay's vibrant town centre & popular Main Beach, this second level apartment boasts a quiet rear position with its own private access off Somerset Lane, fenced garden area and covered outdoor entertainment space. This well built double brick apartment is full of potential ready to be maximised with a little TLC.

• With an easy 340m walk to Byron Bay's town centre you can leave the car at home
• Only 600m to Byron Bay's popular The Wreck' Surf Break & Main Beach
• Light filled & air-conditioned making it comfortable all year round
• Front & rear lane access provides extra convenience

The upstairs features an easy open plan design filtered by natural light with glass sliding doors opening out to your own balcony where you can sit & relax in true Byron style. Interiors include a fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, good sized bathroom and separate internal laundry.

* The current tenant and strong rental history means a great buy for the investor
* Multiple uses - Investment, Holiday apartment or home
* Single lock-up walk through garage providing car, bike and surf storage
* Living and main bedroom open onto private balcony

This property represents a fantastic opportunity to buy an in-town property where you will never be short of choice for entertainment, eating and shopping options. Priced to sell at the lower end of the Byron Bay real estate market, and with the owner keen for a quick result, this opportunity is not to be missed.

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Open Home: Thurs 3.30pm to 4.00pm & Sat 1pm to 1.30pm
Details: For Sale $429,000 plus
Agent’s details: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]



Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

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.

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.