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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

Incarceration Nation screens as part of Reconciliation Week

As part of Reconciliation Week (May 27 to June 3), Sisters for Reconciliation and the Cavanbah Reconciliation group will host a screening and discussion of the powerful documentary, Incarceration Nation.

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

In Town Byron Bay – Seclusion Adjoining Bush Reserve

32 Seaview Street , Byron Bay

Set on an elevated north facing block in the exclusive old part of town. Adjoining bushland at the end of a cul-de-sac offers complete privacy, yet only minutes’ walk to the CBD and Main Beach.

This contemporary award winning home comprises 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 living rooms, separate office, 4 car spaces and a solar heated pool.

The large high-end kitchen opens directly onto the deck and courtyard. Semi open plan living spaces are built around the covered outdoor room which overlooks the pool and bushland beyond.

This modern, architectural home displays exquisite detail in design, finishes and perfect flow for a relaxed north coast lifestyle. Please visit our website for full details.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $2,750,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Superannuation & Holiday Investors Take Note

16/35-37 Shirley Street, Byron Bay


With a gross income of in excess of $77,000 this large dual key apartment is a fantastic investment for superannuation investors and those looking for a holiday property with high returns. This property offers one of the highest net returns of properties in our area.

Generous proportions 134m2 on title and situated on the north side of the complex, this top floor apartment enjoys lots of natural light and ocean glimpses from the balcony. Excellent on-site managers and beautiful resort style facilities including pool.

Being a dual key units you can choose to stay yourself whist earning income from the other apartment!

An easy stroll to Main Beach, shops and restaurants. Please visit our website for full details.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $579,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


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.