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May 28, 2022

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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

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.

Questions about Julian

A couple of questions have been puzzling me for some time: 1. How can Julian Assange be charged with breaking...

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. 

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don't be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

FNBB-OTM-428-19HeritageCtMotivated Vendor Relocating Overseas

19 Heritage Court, Suffolk Park


This large family home offers charm and privacy, whilst being close to all amenities and features a new in ground pool with an adjacent deck.

The property is designed over 2 levels and offers 5 bedrooms, an office, separate living and dining areas, 2.5 bathrooms and a double lock up garage with internal access. A spacious lower level which features hardwood timber floors opens out to a large entertaining area that overlooks the leafy gardens.

Set on an elevated block at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac with only a 10 minute walk to amenities and local shops. This property has been appraised at $850pw permanent rental income.

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Open: Inspect: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $669,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


FNBB-OTM-427-Lot32GoremansRdByron Bay Hinterland - Acreage To Build On

Lot 32 Goremans Road, Eureka


Build your dream home and capitalise on the outstanding views from this premium and private position.

The block is ready to go as the owners have invested in connecting 3 phase electricity, town water and telephone plus there is a bore, water license and the acreage also borders a creek. The block is fully fenced, elevated yet predominately level and the land is clean and clear providing rich and fertile soils.

Federal village is only a 5 min drive away, 10 mins to Bangalow and 20 mins to Byron Bay.

Currently the block is home to approx. 45 head of cattle and the owners would be happy to keep the cattle on site under an agistment arrangement with the next owner.

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Inspect: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $995,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660
Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.