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May 24, 2022

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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.

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Assange – election

As we think about where to put our mark on the ballot paper in this election, spare some time...

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

Tibetan anniversary

May 23  marks 71 years since the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army invaded and commenced  the...

Pension protector?

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

It’s (beyond) time

Seventy-three per cent of respondents to a recent ABC Vote Compass question on whether the constitution should be amended...

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.


FNBB-OTM-427-72aShirleyStIdeal Location, Perfect Property

72a Shirley Street, Byron Bay


Just minutes' walk to the stunning Belongil and Main Beach as well as Byron Bay town centre, this home is exceptionally well located.

The home has an open plan living, dining and kitchen that extends out to a covered entertaining area in the backyard. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop and granite benchtops. There are three good sized bedrooms with built-ins and the bathroom has a bath plus a separate toilet.

Currently permanently rented, this property would be ideal as an invest opportunity or a home occupier.

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Open: Saturday, 5 July 2014 12.00 - 12.30pm
Details: Interest Over $739,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552 


FNBB-OTM-427-15TamarindCrtLight and Bright 3 Bedroom Home In Popular Suffolk Locale

15 Tamarind Court, Suffolk Park


Superbly located in a quiet cul-de-sac, the position is ideal as Suffolk Park offers a family friendly lifestyle and a short walk to popular shops and beach.

Extremely private, this well-appointed brick and tile home is currently vacant and would suit either the owner occupier or investor. Features include 3 bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen overlooking a light filled living area.

Externally the property comprises a sunny north facing backyard which includes a paved and covered entertaining area. There is also a single lock up garage. Ready to move in or rent out, this property is an opportunity not to be missed!

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Open: Saturday, 5 July 2014 11.00 - 11.30am
Details: Interest Over $510,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


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.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with their ‘companion animal’ being where...