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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.

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I have been subscribing to The Echo since my daughter moved to Mullumbimby late last year and I visited...

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Incarceration Nation screens as part of Reconciliation Week

As part of Reconciliation Week (May 27 to June 3), Sisters for Reconciliation and the Cavanbah Reconciliation group will host a screening and discussion of the powerful documentary, Incarceration Nation.

Flood resilience

A big thank you to Sonia Laverty and the Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) for providing Monday’s meeting on flood...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course...

OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416FN-OTM-419-MainArmRd-350x250Classic 4 Bedroom Farmhouse on 28 Level Acres OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416

125 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby


Elegant 100 year old home has almost every room in the home opening out to wide covered verandas and features an in-ground salt water pool.

The home offers a separate formal sitting room, beautiful polished timber floors and fireplaces.  Within walking distance to schools, Pony Club at Mullumbimby Showground and 1.5km to town. Bordering the Brunswick River with town water, this property consists of open horse paddocks, all fully fenced, level and easily accessible from the house, regenerated rainforest plus various outbuildings.

This country estate is ideal for the growing family, horse lover or breeder, nursery or horticulture, the options are endless STCA.  Easy access to Byron Bay and just a 40 minute drive to the Gold Coast airport.

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Open: Thursday, 8 May 2014 1.00 – 1.30pm, Saturday, 10 May 2014 1.00-1.30pm 
Details:  $1,350,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


OTM-BBFF-LawsonST-416FN-OTM-419-Tallowood-350x250Tuckeroo Avenue – From $224,000

'Tallowood Ridge' Stage 2, Mullumbimby

'Tallowood Ridge' Estate brings a fresh and rare opportunity to the Mullumbimby township with beautiful residential building lots available now.

Choose between a range of lots varying in size and price. All blocks in this new estate feature underground power and town water.

Perfectly located with easy reach of Shearwater School, hospital and recreational facilities.

With stunning views from Mt Chincogan to Mt Warning, these blocks hold a prime position.

Approx. 10km (9 mins) drive to Brunswick Heads. Approx. 20.9km (17 mins) to Byron Bay

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Open: Thursday, 8 May 2014 2.00 – 2.30pm, Saturday, 10 May 2014 2.00 – 2.30pm
Details: From $224,000 to $291,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297


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.