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Sowing the seed for a connected, local food chain

Lisa Machin If you’ve ever been to the New Brighton or Mullum Farmers Markets you’d be forgiven if you thought...

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Have you been to Oma yet? 

Oma is the newest food and wine bar in Byron Bay, established by the team at Three Blue Ducks....

Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Byron’s rail reactivation saga continues

Byron Council will consider funding further investigations into getting trains back on the tracks in the Shire, despite strong criticisms of the reports on the matter that have been prepared to date.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?


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


The moveable feast

David Lowe There’s never been a better time to revisit the classic picnic and its many variants. With many venues moving to focus on outdoor dining...

Have you been to Oma yet? 

Oma is the newest food and wine bar in Byron Bay, established by the team at Three Blue Ducks. It has replaced the old...

Where does a lack of empathy lead us? 

Democracy, as a concept and a form of governance, was first introduced by the Greeks around 507 BC.

A Lego load of fun on the Gold Coast

A place for water dragons to thrive was the theme of a construction competition at Southern Cross University (SCU) yesterday. The tricky part was making the build with Lego.