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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

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

Fugly Design Award

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

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the...

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

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.

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. 

Your Very Own Rainforest Escape!

286 Mafeking Road, Goonengerry

Superbly located in a peaceful setting on 1 acre with no visible neighbours, this unique property offers privacy, tranquillity and an idyllic lifestyle.

Federal is 5 minutes away offering a vibrant community with schools and shops close by. Byron Bay is a 25 minute drive and Mullumbimby is only 15 minutes. The rainforest surroundings allow for an abundance of wildlife including a large koala population.

Step inside and you will be greeted with a relaxed ambiance highlighted by large windows and glass doors inviting the outdoor scenery into every room. The kitchen is modern with a walk-in pantry. There are 2 bedrooms and a spacious loft makes an ideal home office or 3rd bedroom.

Flowing from the living area is a sensational covered deck with a lovely outlook.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $495,000
Enquires: Paul Banister 0438 856 552 


Trendy Home - Walk To Town & Beaches

72 Shirley Street, Byron Bay

Located just minutes walk into the vibrant hub of Byron Bay with cafes, restaurants and our famous Belongil and Main beaches at your finger tips, this modern home offers an ideal lifestyle.

The home features an open plan living, dining and kitchen that extends out to a covered entertaining area in the backyard - great for a summer BBQ with friends and family. The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop and granite benchtops.

There are three good sized bedrooms with built-ins and the bathroom has a bath plus a separate toilet.

Perfectly suited to either investors or home occupiers, this property represents excellent buying and will be sold. Your inspection is highly recommended!

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Open: Saturday, 11 October 10–10.30am
Details: Auction
Enquires: Paul Banister 0438 856 552



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.