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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...

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

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. 

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with...

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

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. 

Property in Focus


Sensational Opportunity!

FNBB-OTM-506-3BowerSt-Bruns3 Bower Street, Brunswick Heads

Located in a quiet street close to the river and just 10 minutes walk to the beach, this charming home is set on just over 1000m2, has 2 street frontages and offers dual income potential with a separate studio.

The home features a large open plan living, dining and kitchen with timber flooring. This area flows onto 2 covered entertainer’s decks.

There are 3 bedrooms, bathroom and separate laundry. The master bedroom is spacious with a WIR, ensuite and access onto the rear deck.

Set away from the house, the studio has a kitchen, dining and lounge. There is a bedroom with a WIR and a combined bathroom/laundry. This studio offers great options.

The rear yard has veggie gardens and a lock up shed, which would be ideal for a home office, workshop or storage.

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Open: Saturday, 7 February 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Auction Pending
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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Fabulous Apartment in “Oasis Resort”

FNBB-OTM-506-8-4ScottSt8/24 Scott Street, Byron Bay

With views over the National Park and ocean glimpses, this top floor apartment in the exclusive “Oasis Resort” enjoys a picture perfect outlook.

Situated only a short stroll to Tallow Beach and minutes to town, this is the dream lifestyle, ideal to live in or use as a holiday escape and for investors a savvy real estate opportunity!

The apartment is spacious, renovated and air-conditioned. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Entertainers will love the open plan kitchen, meals and living which flows onto a balcony overlooking the pool and National Park.

There is a lock up storage area adjacent to the carport.

The resort has tennis courts, an 18m heated pool, spa, sauna, BBQ area, a gym and kids playroom. Holiday investors will rejoice as this property has the opportunity for excellent returns.

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Open: Saturday, 7 February 11.00 – 11.30am
Details: Interest Over $490,000

Enquires: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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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.