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May 20, 2022

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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

Other News

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

One Nation ‘ghost’ haunting Richmond

Less than a week out from the election, mystery surrounds the One Nation candidate and her connection to the electorate.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

Brilliant entertainment always in the Byron Shire

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

‘Dining in the Dark’ at Forest, Byron

To celebrate the North Coast Festival of Flavour, Forest restaurant is turning off the lights so you can turn...

FN-OTM-3-69CentennialCct-350x250Modern Art/ Industrial Unit

 3/69 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay


This versatile industrial unit is located in a very popular complex.

Two level unit is 54m2 on the ground level and 37m2 upstairs. Total 91.7m2.

Complete with kitchenette, shower and toilet.

Current rent $300 per week.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $298,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Suffolk Park BeautyOTM-RayWhite-TamarindCourt-411

15 Tamarind Court, Suffolk Park



Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Suffolk Park.

Extremely private, this would suit either owner occupier or Investor.

Currently vacant and ready to move in.

Featuring 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, single lock up garage and a sunny north facing backyard.

Within walking distance to shops and beach.

Excellent opportunity at $525,000.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $525,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.