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May 11, 2021

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

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Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Interview with Mell and Zara from the Byron Comedy Fest

After a year under a COVID-19 hiatus, The Byron Comedy Fest is back! Next Thursday sees this fledgling event open the doors to its second weekend presenting all that is fabulous and funny. Set on the Byron beachfront at the Byron Surf Club and styled as a classy bespoke beachside speakeasy, this event is the creative lovechild of besties Zara Noruzi and Mell Coppin.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

FN-otm-alcorn-stCharacter Beachfront Property “The Boat House”

35 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park


Positioned right on popular Suffolk Park beach, this multi level property has been designed to make the best use of space and light. There is an open plan kitchen, dining and family room that flows onto a timber deck which overlooks the beach reserve at the back.

Upstairs the master bedroom features a walk through robe, ensuite, adjacent office/dressing room and a private balcony.  At the front of the property there is a self-contained area which includes a double bedroom, ensuite bathroom and living area.  Bedrooms 3 and 4 enjoy an extra loft room -ideal as storage space or kids play room.

A relaxed and comfortable beach house feel. This property is being sold fully furnished.

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Open: Saturday, 24 May 2014 11.00 – 11.30am   

Details: $1,300,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


FN-otm-heritageSubstantial Home With Pool

19 Heritage Court, Suffolk Park


This large family home offers charm and privacy in a tranquil setting whilst being close to all amenities. There is a new addition of an in ground pool with an adjacent deck.

Designed over 2 levels, the home offers 5 bedrooms, office, separate living and dining areas, 2.5 bathrooms and a double lock up garage with internal access. A spacious lower floor with hardwood timber floors opens out to a large entertaining area that overlooks the leafy gardens.

Set on an elevated block at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac with only a 10 minute walk to amenities and local shops. This property will be sold either prior to or at the Auction to the highest bidder.

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Open: Saturday, 24 May 10.00 – 10.30am 

Auction: Saturday, 31 May 10.30am Onsite

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return

The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.