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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Pension protector?

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Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Creating homelessness

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Hydrogen hoax

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A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

First residents move in to Wollongbar housing pods

The first residents displaced by the flooding disaster have now received the keys to their temporary housing pods at Wollongbar, Ballina Council says.


Solid & Sunny Family Home on 5 Acres

231 Goremans Road, Eureka

This neat and solid home enjoys access to the town water supply (plus water storage of approx 42,000L)and has a lovely garden outlook.

The property has been built high on the block and there is extra space to add a studio or pool. The gardens are established and feature native trees, shrubs, fruit trees and vegetable beds.

This large brick residence features 2 separate living areas and all bedrooms have BIR’s, the main has an ensuite with spa.

The remote double garage has internal access and there is also a workshop or office space at this end of the property.

There is a big shed which can accommodate the caravan or boat and a “home made” studio which could be ideal as a teenagers retreat or guest accommodation.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $699,000 

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232   


Large Block For Sale In Federal – Build Your Dream!

1A Coachwood Court , Federal

This large level building block of 1440m is only a moment’s walk to everything, it is positioned within the Village precinct of Federal. What better lifestyle than to enjoy the security of an established and caring community while being in the country. Federal is only a 20 minute drive to Byron Bay and 10 minutes to Bangalow…it is the gateway to surrounding National Parks, Minyon Falls and Byron Bays beautiful Hinterland.

This block is ready to build on with electricity and telephone connected to the site and a fully sealed 30m driveway from the street to the block, all you need are your plans to your dream home.

Call the agent today for a meeting on site.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $269,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


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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Open: Saturday 30 August, 12–12.30pm
Price: Interest over $795,000

Contact Agent: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]


High Profile Location - Auction this Saturday

Lot 1 Station Street, Mullumbimby

This is a stand out opportunity to buy one of the few remaining vacant CBD sites in Mullumbimby. Perfectly positioned at the entrance to the town shopping centre, the site also offers a wide variety of development options.

• Land size approx 1,625sqm
• Zoned B4 Mixed Uses
• Adjacent to Woolworths
• Well exposed to high traffic volume
• Vacant Possession

The existing offices and shed would provide a rental income whilst redevelopment options are explored.

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Open: Thursday August 28, 1-1.30pm
Saturday August 30, onsite 10.00am
Contact Agent: 
David Gordon 0418 856 222 [email protected]
Price Guide: On request



The protest vote

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Our sitting member

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Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act.