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May 26, 2022

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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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Historic sex assault and abduction – alleged offender charged

NSW Police say a man will spend the weekend in the lock-up after being refused bail today in Grafton following an investigation into the alleged historical sexual assault of a woman in Byron Bay more than 20 years ago.

Elliot ecstatic about Albo and confident of a Richmond win

While her win in Richmond has not yet been confirmed, Justine Elliot is very happy about the overall result for Labor and a new government.

Police appeal for missing woman

Lismore Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Missing Person, Emily Eden Lazzaroni.

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the...

Richmond candidates 2022: The Nationals – Kimberly Hone

Kimberly Hone lives in the Tweed Shire and is running as a candidate for The Nationals in the federal seat of Richmond.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Heading: Prestigious Acreage With Ocean Views

FNBB-OTM-451-186StHelenaRoadMcLeodsShoot186 St Helena Road, McLeods Shoot


Located high on the ridgeline enjoying sweeping ocean and mountain views, this fabulous 24 acre property offers space, privacy and relaxed living. There is an expansive home offering 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a separate 2 bedroom studio.

North facing, the stunning kitchen, living and dining rooms have spectacular outlooks and flow onto to large entertaining verandas overlooking the pool. A separate formal lounge boasts ocean and rural views.

The private master bedroom has an ensuite with spa. There are 4 more bedrooms in the eastern wing, plus a great rumpus room.

Large 3 bay workshop area with storage, back to grid solar power has been installed along with ample water.

The options are endless. This sensational property would suit a variety of lifestyles from the large extended family to those wishing for a Bed and Breakfast (STCA).

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $1,200,000

Enquires: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


RARE! 120 Acre’s In The Byron Bay Hinterland

FNBB-OTM-451-47EmersonRoadRosebank47 Emerson Road, Rosebank



The moment you enter the driveway of this 120 acre rural retreat, you may never want to leave! The home is situated on an elevated rise to capture all those panoramic vistas and features a stunning main home and charming cottage set amongst award winning gardens and tranquil rainforests.

The main home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, spacious open plan living/dining, well-appointed kitchen and covered entertaining area overlooking pool.

A 2nd character filled cottage is set away from the main home and has 2 bedrooms and 2 living areas. There is also a self-contained studio.

5 bay machinery shed and workshop plus a 5m by 10m shed and dairy barn. Tank water storage of 550,000 litres serviced by rainwater, a bore and a creek.

Ideal for grazing livestock or horticultural pursuits, the property offers so many great options.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over
Enquires: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649



Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.