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May 14, 2021

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MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

Other News

Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Locavores out and about

The sun is out, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful, and so is the barbeque… or picnic, at this...

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

Property in Focus


Large Home in Sought After Pacific Vista

16A Pacific Vista Drive, Byron Bay

This immaculate architect designed home boasting 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and double garage on 341m2 overlooks National Park, can never be built out and is located in one of the quietest settings close to town.

The duplex style home enjoys panoramic ocean vistas along Tallow Beach all the way to Broken Head and sunsets over the Border Ranges with Mt Warning in view, there is also a track through the National Park to the beach at the end of the street and town is within walking distance.

Upstairs is the main bedroom, ensuite, lounge and an open plan kitchen/dining. All rooms take advantage of the views. Generous balconies are situated off each of the living rooms both upstairs and downstairs.

This is a lovely family home, or from an investor’s perspective, this property will attract a strong rental income in a high demand locale.

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Open: Saturday, 21 February 11.00 – 11.30am

Details: Interest Over $899,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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Home on 1113m2 minutes to the centre of Byron Bay

300 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay

Positioned on a quarter of an acre with 3 bedrooms, a garage with internal access and a separate shed, the possibilities are endless, whether to develop, or to create your dream property with plenty of room for caravan, boat and sheds.

Sought after location minutes to the beach, shopping centre and there is also a sealed bike track which leads all the way into Byron town.

New zoning allows for future development of land subdivision or multi dwelling development (STCA).

The adjoining property at 310 Ewingsdale Rd is also available for purchase on 4388m2.

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Open: Saturday, 21 February 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $599,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land at the Belongil Spit. Indeed, it...

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.