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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Respect for Country

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How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

Historic Homestead On 5 Glorious Acres

29 Benloro Lane, Myocum

Beautifully elevated, this historic Homestead circa 1903 is set on a gently sloping 5 acres with stunning panoramic hinterland views over the Border ranges.

The home seamlessly blends old world charm and original decorative cornicing and finishes with modern conveniences.

Sold with DA approved plans for a granny flat plus another self-contained bedroom, living room, kitchenette and ensuite underneath the home.

The classic formal lounge room with an adjoining sitting area has access to the veranda and an open plan kitchen and dining area also flow onto the huge wrap around covered veranda overlooking the massive dam. The home has Solar Hot Water and 1.5kw solar panels.

There is an abundance of beautiful wildlife. Privacy, peace and nature at its best.

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Open: Saturday, 15 November 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: Forthcoming Auction

Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 0419 856 840


Contemporary Freestanding Townhouse With Privacy

3/20 Sunrise Boulevard, Byron Bay

Located in a quiet, peaceful setting, this freestanding property is perfect for singles, young families, investors or downsizers.

The home is modern and features an open plan living, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is well appointed with stainless steel appliances and stone benchtop.

There are 2 bedrooms both with BIR’s and ensuites plus a large loft which could be used as an extra room or home office.

Air-conditioning plus a single carport completes this great package.

Set in a private and pet friendly complex backing onto a reserve with only 5 other residences, the home has a small yard with an easy care garden.

The position is popular with a Supa IGA and shops just around the corner and Belongil Beach is within easy walking distance.

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Open: Thursday, 13 November 2.00 – 2.30pm & Saturday, 15 November 10.00 – 10.30am  

Details: Forthcoming Auction  

Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.


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