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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

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Cost of living and taxes

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Fighting food waste

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Local rum

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Implement reforms

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FNBB-OTM-438-C2-62LawsonStExceptional Value on Lawson Street, Byron Bay

C2,62-64 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

Large apartment with a fantastic income (figures available upon request), is this bright middle floor apartment that can be lived in, permanently rented or holiday let.

Less than 100m to sand and the surf, this is one of the most sought after beach front strips of Byron Bay.

An open plan kitchen, dining and living room face the ocean, enjoying cool sea breezes and the ocean glimpses from the north facing balcony.

With the benefit of full time on-site management this apartment enjoys repeat clientele and solid future bookings in place, with similar net return to the larger apartments.

65m2 internal area plus 14m2 secure underground car park and the complex offers a large in ground pool and BBQ areas.

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Open: Friday, 19 September 10.00 – 10.30am
Saturday, 20 September 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $545,000
Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698

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Auction 11th October 12pm

7 Mullumbimbi Street, Brunswick Heads

Beautifully located only a short stroll to the river and beach, this iconic home offers a seaside lifestyle with passive income potential.

Set on approx. 613m2 with dual street and rear lane access. There is DA approval to build a granny flat, plus an extension could see the area under this high set timber home provide further accommodation (STCA).

3 bedrooms, the main with an ensuite plus a family bathroom. The home has had a complete renovation in recent years, including new plumbing and electricity. Spacious kitchen flowing onto an open plan dining and lounge with high ceilings and stack back window.

A thriving township just 10 minutes to Byron Bay and 30 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport.

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Open: Thursdays and Saturdays 12–12.30pm
Auction: 
Saturday 11 October 12pm onsite
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Prior 0418 324 297

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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.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.