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May 25, 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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The protest vote

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FNBB-OTM-24PalmValleyDrWategos Beach House In Prime Palm Valley Drive

24 Palm Valley Drive, Byron Bay


Set in a small enclave of exclusive homes overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

The bedrooms, living rooms and veranda have spectacular never to be built out views to Wategos Beach, Julian Rocks and over the adjacent bush reserve to the majestic lighthouse above.

A relaxed original beach house with a perfect north/east aspect, the home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The open plan living, dining and kitchen opens to a wide veranda and the ground floor with 3rd bedroom and 2nd living space flows onto a patio area.

From this position, it is an easy stroll to the beach or to one of the most sensational coastal walks in the world.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $2,450,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660 or James Young 0419 856 840


FNBB-OTM-429-1OraraCtOwner Committed Elsewhere – Designer Home Walk To Town


House 5, 1 Orara Court, Byron Bay


This architecturally designed and elevated north east facing home is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance to Byron Bay CBD and schools.

Soaring from its elevated position, this property has been designed to showcase light filled living and privacy whilst highlighting the spectacular native bush outlook.

Built to accommodate a large family, guests or extended visitors. There is also potential to earn extra income!

Flowing open plan living includes a magnificent kitchen, living and dining with beautiful views. An atrium style 2nd living room opens onto a covered front veranda.

Situated on a huge allotment of approx. 1600m2 only a short walk to beach and cafe, this property offers peace, quiet and convenience.

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Inspect: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $875,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


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.