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February 25, 2021

Latest News

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Other News

Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Historical Museum shows off its knickers

There is plenty to find out about our ancestors’ ‘intimate apparel’ while you visit the museum and its monthly market, which will be taking place on Saturday.

Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial.

The value of kindness taught at Wilsons Creek school

Wilsons Creek Public School has joined the Kindness On Purpose movement, which aims to teach children and teenagers how to be kind to themselves and kind to others.

Lessons on resilience, regeneration from Iran

Zara Noruzi is one of the special guest speakers at the Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow, hosted by Renew Fest and Resilient Byron.


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: Saturday, 12 July 2014 10.00 – 10.30am

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


Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.