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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.

Other News

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 


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Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

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! 

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.

Corporate beach

Tallow Beach is a great place to walk your dog and it has got a lot busier over the...

"Fly Like An Eagle” Spectacular Ocean and Hinterland Views

5 Koonyum Range Road, Wilsons Creek

Space, privacy, pristine nature and an iconic view of Cape Byron! Set approx. 300m above sea level, sits this special 17 acres of unspoiled Australian forest-land with timber home that showcases indoor/outdoor living. The renovated home has a large covered deck, perfect for watching spectacular sun and moon rises over the sea and lighthouse.

This land is for the nature lover who has a dream of enhancing this property to create their own piece of heaven.  There are paths and sites throughout the property on flat ground with eastward sea views with development potential for extensions or outbuildings (STCA).

Situated 7 minutes from Mullumbimby, 25 minutes from Byron Bay and 45 minutes from Gold Coast Airport.  This is a very special property!

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Open: Thursdays and Saturdays 11.00–11.30am
Auction: 12pm onsite, Saturday 6 September 2014  

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698 or Paul Prior 0418 324 297 


'Lightforce Computers' Building with Fabulous Fit Out

3/84 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

This superb location and impeccable fit-out presents an excellent opportunity for the astute buyer to acquire an outstanding freehold property with strong income potential. This quality property is sold with vacant possession.

The floorplan includes a spacious 124m2 light filled ground floor area, an expansive mezzanine, two entrances, exterior car space and rear loading area.

High end design and contemporary materials are used throughout; highlighted by a magnificent, curved timber ceiling retail space.

Ducted A/C , automatic open/close front entrance door, custom designed shop counters, work/storage room, offices upstairs, dual access through back roller door and exposure to the main road entering and exiting Byron Bay.

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Open: Thursdays 2.00–2.30pm or Fridays 12.00–12.30pm
Auction: 12pm onsite – Friday, 29 August 2014
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698 or Paul Prior 0418 324 297


Freehold Motel With Development Potential

66-68 Tweed Street 'Chalet Motel', Brunswick Heads

Presenting a fantastic opportunity to purchase your own freehold Motel with great development potential located in the laid back seaside village of Brunswick Heads. The Brunswick Chalet Motel offers 12 rooms accommodating 2 to 3 people plus a 3 bedroom manager's residence with office, all within easy walking distance to the array of restaurants, river and ocean.

* Great potential as a boarding house
* Balinese style BBQ area overlooking the tropical salt-water swimming pool
* Situated on a level 1,349sqm block
* The motel has a AAA Tourism three stars rating
* Ideal lifestyle package

The Brunswick Chalet Motel offers a relaxing alternative to busier centres of Byron Bay and the Gold Coast. Byron Bay is a short 10 minute drive south and the Gold Coast is 25 minute drive north.

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Contact Agent: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]
Price: $1,800,000


Sensational Dual Income Returns

11 Mackay Street, Byron Bay

Conveniently positioned on the fringe of Byron Bay's vibrant town centre & walking distance to popular Tallow Beach through Arakwal National Park, this delightful home offers an enviable lifestyle.

Renovated, ready to move in or rent out, this property presents fantastic possibilities for home buyers and investors alike.

* Unique floor plan offering a choice of multiple living areas
* Exquisite lush tropical gardens, with rock walls & rock paths
* Save money with solar electricity
* Impressive rear decks, ideal for entertaining

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Contact Agent: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]
Price: Interest over $795,000



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.