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February 25, 2021

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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Other News

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Lessons on resilience, regeneration from Iran

Zara Noruzi is one of the special guest speakers at the Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow, hosted by Renew Fest and Resilient Byron.

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Letting the love light SHINE in Lismore

A discovery focused light festival in August hopes to attract locals and visitors to Lismore.

Did Liberal-Nationals rort ‘bushfire’ recovery funds?

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin (Labor) has joined the call to highlight the actions of the Berejiklian-Barilaro NSW government over the latest ‘Liberal-National government grant rorts scandal’.

Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial.

Tightly-held Golden Grid

42 Paterson Street, Byron Bay

Occupying a prime easterly position in a tightly held pocket of the golden grid, this original beach cottage presents as a wonderful prospect for renovation or redevelopment.

The eastern end of Paterson Street gives easy access to Clarkes Beach, the popular Top Shop cafe and a short stroll into town. There are ocean & lighthouse views over Tallow Beach and with a new home, the possibility of north ocean views over town.

• Set on 717sqm block with a sunny eastern aspect

• Character filled cottage and a separate studio/garage

• Dual frontage from Paterson lane to Paterson Street

• Elevated and treed outlook towards the beach

• DA approval plans for a new home

The combination of this property's position and potential is an outstanding opportunity for an astute buyer and one that is rarely available.

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Open: Wednesday 10 & Saturday 13 September, 11–11.30am

Details: Price Guide $1,300,000 to $1,400,000

Contact Agents: David Gordon 0418 856 222 [email protected]

Auction: Auction Onsite Saturday 4 October, 10.30am


Popular Beachside Suffolk Park

5/19 Oceanside Place, Suffolk Park


Enviably located in a quiet cul-de-sac street a mere 400 metres from the gorgeous Tallow Beach is this completely private double level townhouse. Featuring a sought after end position with lush sunny gardens on two sides, this home is impeccably presented with an emphasis on comfort and convenience. With multiple windows and high ceilings, the easy flowing living & entertaining areas are all filtered by an abundance of natural light.

• Well maintained small pet friendly complex

• Sunny courtyard off dining area, ideal for entertaining

• Kitchen enjoys stainless steel appliances and a dishwasher

• Master bedroom has an ensuite, private balcony & Built in robes

• Fruit trees, veggie gardens, plus an abundance of natural light and air flow

• Separate laundry, downstairs toilet and remote single garage

• Walk to shops and cafes, only a short drive to Byron Bay

This property represents a unique opportunity to buy into the tightly held Beachside Suffolk Park precinct and with realistic owners keen for a quick result, this opportunity is not to be missed.

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Open: Wednesday 10 12.30pm & Saturday 13 September 1pm-1.30pm

Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]

Details: Price Guide $575,000 to $625,000


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Perfect CouFNBB-OTM-437-28GeneralStubbsDrntry Escape – Unique Opportunity

28 General Stubbs Drive, Rosebank

This magnificent and elevated 50 acre property offers the ultimate in seclusion, privacy, breathtaking views and lifestyle opportunities.

Situated on a plateau, the home is an eclectic blend of rustic meets Hollywood - this is a very special and inviting property.

The acreage provides many options. There are 1600 macadamia trees grossing an income of $58,000 in 2014 with capacity increasing as the younger trees mature. Selection of fruit trees and beautiful established gardens. The property caters for livestock as there is appropriate fencing and excellent water facilities. Extensive frontage along Coopers Creek with lovely swimming holes.

A resort style outdoor entertaining area overlooks the in-ground pool. Excellent shedding for machinery and storage, kabana room, hand ball court, beautiful wildlife and unlimited water.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $999,000 

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Groovy Central Byron Bay Beach House

11 Mackay Street, Byron Bay


Situated in a very popular location, this trendy and elevated property is only a short stroll into town and Tallow beach. Renovated throughout to create a light filled, versatile floorplan with privacy and a twist!

The property is currently returning $1000 per week rent offering a fantastic dual income for the savvy investor. Alternatively, the layout would be perfect for those with extended family.

There are 3 bedrooms, 2 with access to the entertainer’s decks overlooking tropical gardens. Features include 2 bathrooms, polished concrete floors, solar power and a streamlined kitchen with sleek granite benchtops.

Offering the ultimate Byron Bay lifestyle or investment, you can’t beat this for value!!

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $795,000

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.