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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

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How full is that glass?

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Father and son win first sailing race

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Interview with Bob Vegas

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Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 


Sunrise Beach Home with 2 Extended Dwellings


12 Julian Rocks Drive, Byron BayOTM-BBFN-12JulianRocks-418


A unique opportunity to own a renovated 3 bedroom home with the addition of 2 architecturally designed extended dwellings (studios).

The open plan design is complimented by a fully renovated kitchen and polished concrete floors which flow throughout the rest of the house. The lounge room overlooks the north facing courtyard.

Leading out from the dining room is a large sunroom which also leads to a private garden setting. At the rear of the 700m2 block the studios provide additional accommodation for the extended family or additional income.

Approx. 2.5km to the centre of Byron Bay, walking distance to shopping centre and public transport.

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Open:  By Appointment

Details: Auction Pending

Enquiries: Michelle Hall 0427 443 227, Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416Affordable Holiday Investment OpportunityOTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416

10/45 Shirley Street, Byron BayOTM-BBFN-10-45ShirleySt


A perfect opportunity to secure an affordable one bedroom holiday investment apartment within minutes’ walk to the centre of Byron Bay.

The open plan kitchen, lounge and dining leads out to a covered patio area overlooking the resort style salt water pool. Enjoy using the gazebo covered BBQ area whilst soaking up the tropical atmosphere.

There is a separate double bedroom and spacious bathroom, the perfect couples’ getaway. The property also offers air-conditioning, secure underground parking and an onsite manager. Offered fully furnished and is priced to meet the market.

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Open:  By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $299,000

Enquiries: Michelle Hall 0427 443 227, Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232



RW-OTM-418-OraraCtHidden Timber Gem

6 Orara Court, Byron Bay


This charming timber home, peacefully positioned just over 2kms from Byron's town centre & its enviable lifestyle, offers multiple options for home buyers & investors alike.

Features include easy open-plan living, high ceilings & polished timber floors throughout. This home is beautifully enhanced by the natural light that filters in through the wrap-around verandah and offers multiple entry points inside through double french doors.

• Open plan living, high ceilings & polished timber floors

• Wrap-around timber verandah with multiple french door access into the home

• Single car garage & single carport, provide extra storage space

• Master bedroom complete with ensuite, walk in robe & french door access onto verandah

• Large main bathroom with bath tub & separate toilet

• Low maintenance fully fenced pet friendly yard

• Multiple uses – Investment or ready to move in!

With homes in this price range becoming increasingly difficult to find, this home represents a valuable opportunity to get into the popular Byron Bay property market.

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Details: Auction May 24th, Onsite 10am

Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected] or Tirryn Ferrier 0432 925 804 [email protected]

Open Home: Thu 10.30am to 11am & Sat 11am to 11.30am




RW-OTM-418-TristianaPlCharacter Timber Home In Quiet Area

1 Tristania Place, Byron Bay


This gorgeous character home is situated in a sunny location with a leafy outlook on a 629sqm block. It features high ceilings, 5 good sized bedrooms (one currently used as a media room), and two large living decks which provides excellent outdoor entertaining spaces. The home is fully insulated and includes a workshop and a second toilet. It's only minutes away from schools, beaches and the centre of town. Current owners love living here but have to relocate back to the city to be closer to family.

• Plenty of living & bedroom space

• Two large entertaining decks

• Fully insulated, town water & tank

• Large walk in loft area

• Single garage PLUS workshop

• Quiet area, close to schools, town & beaches

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Details: For Sale $715,000

Contact details: Michael Gudgeon 0419 495 494 [email protected]

Open Home: Sat 12pm-12.30pm



Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.