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Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

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Cartoon of the week – 16 June, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Healthy Minds Club powering ahead

Since The Echo last spoke to Lennox Head's Jackson Connellan, from The Healthy Minds Club, things have become even...

Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Forest blockade stops logging at Wild Cattle Creek

A tree-sitter a the Newry Native Forest Blockade has stopped NSW Forestry Corporation (FCNSW) from logging native forest an hour and a half west of Coffs Harbour in Wild Cattle Creek state forest this morning.

Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

Modern, Stylish Home in Bangalow

12 Thomas Street, Bangalow

Only 7 years old, with contemporary styling, this family home offers a fabulous entertainer's kitchen and a clever, split-level design incorporating two separate, spacious living areas and three generous bedrooms, all with built-in robes, and two bathrooms.  The flexible layout allows easy access out to the large, covered patio overlooking the landscaped and terraced back garden with established plants and lawn area.  There is also scope to incorporate an office or 4th bedroom within the home. Only 400m walk to Bangalow's cafes and also offering a rural outlook on the edge of town, it really is special.  The owners have relocated and have no plans to move back

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Open: Saturday 4 October 11–11.30am
Details: Interest Over $680,000
Enquires: Janice Maple 0401 026 359

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“Craigknoll” Unique to Bangalow

7 Green Frog Lane, Bangalow

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Absolutely unique to Bangalow Village this Christine Vadesz design has been built to last the centuries with brick, stone and timber combining to exude an earthy character rarely found. Cathedral ceilings and timber floors flow to wide open decks offering elevated leafy views. Come and explore the private tropical grounds on this huge centrally located block with pedestrian access across Paddys Creek to the main street. A studio, machine shed and potential for Dual Occupancy and sub division are bonuses. The second kitchen/living area allows for extended family members to reside in quiet comfort. Our vendor is downsizing, has already bought his next home and will negotiate sensibly on “Craigknoll”.

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Open: Saturday 4 October 11am–12pm
Auction: Thursday 23 October
Enquires: Greg Price 0412 871 500

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Renovated Penthouse Apartment

4/64-70 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay

With generous living spaces and tree top views, this immaculate 3 bedroom + study, 2 bathroom penthouse apartment offers resort style living at its finest.

Boasting curved ceilings, bamboo flooring in the main living areas which open onto a generous sized balcony, granite bench tops in the kitchen, main bathroom, laundry and single lock-up garage.

The main bedroom has a balcony, BIRs and ensuite. The apartment features a mezzanine level that provides a 2nd living space and/or study.

The complex boasts a  salt-water pool, tennis court and resident caretakers/managers. Byron Links Apartments is renowned for its beautiful gardens, direct access to the Golf Course and 5 min drive into the centre of town.

Perfect for the owner occupier, permanent rental investment or holiday rental.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $745,000
Enquires: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, 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: Thursday, 2 October 12–12.30pm & Saturday, 4 October 12–12.30pm
Auction: Saturday, 11 October 12pm
Enquires: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698

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Freestanding Home In Terrific Location

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6B/107 Paterson Street, Byron Bay

It's a great spot being under 10 minutes walk to Tallow Beach and very handy to town . This split level townhouse features timber floors and a north aspect. There is plenty of natural light throughout the home and a large master bedroom with ensuite. Friendly well kept community of homes.

• North aspect, timber floors 
• Interesting split level design
• Light filled bedrooms and living areas
• Single lock-up garage
• Separate Laundry
• Low community fees 
• Plenty of room for the veggie patch
• Located near schools, beaches and shopping centre

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Open: Wednesday 1 October, 12.30–1pm & Saturday 4 October, 12–12.30pm
Details: Price $560,000
Contact Agents: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]

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5/69 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

Presenting a fantastic opportunity to purchase a good quality industrial investment in the ever popular Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate, which is located only 3.7km from Byron Bay's town centre or the Pacific Highway, giving easy access for transportation and deliveries. 

Currently leased with a long term tenant in place, this property represents a solid investment. Spread over two levels, the spacious 93sqm lower level includes an easily expandable kitchenette and full bathroom complete with shower while the 73sqm upper level features timber flooring & reverse cycle air-conditioning, filtered by natural light with double glass sliding doors that open out to a private timber balcony. 

• Perfectly positioned in a well maintained complex of six
• Combined floor space of 166sqm (approx), 93sqm downstairs & 73sqm upstairs
• Double glass sliding doors opening out to timber balcony
• Upstairs features timber flooring & reverse cycle air conditioning
• Currently tenanted and returning 6.3% gross per annum
• Conveniently located close to shopping complex & beach 
• Located less only 3.7 kilometres from Byron Bay's town centre

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Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]
Details: Price $369,000

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Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.