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June 16, 2021

Latest News

Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

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Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

Evidence emerges of police breaching RDT procedures

The media unit attached to NSW Police have refused to say whether all tests conducted over the Nimbin Mardi Grass weekend, in early May, will be declared invalid, after breaches by a NSW Police Officer conducting drug tests were filmed on video.

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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


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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


Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Jailer Dutton

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Peter Dutton, top jailer of poor refugees and kids, and now one very sick one, has spent $50 million of your hard...

Is it really an MO? Or just a subdivision?

Ray Goodwin, MARRA Ratepayers and residents are to eat dust, cooked in potholes on Blindmouth Road because of the road conditions and an approval for 12...