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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.

Other News

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.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Flood resilience

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

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.

A woman on fire with nothing to lose

As a brand new MLC, Sue Higginson’s first week in the NSW Upper House has been huge but she says it’s a taste of things to come.

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.

Property in Focus


Prestigious 268 Acre Hinterland Property

151 Federal Drive, Federal

First National is proud to present to the market possibly the largest, privately owned land holding in the Byron Shire.

This 268 acre allotment is one of the most prestigious parcels of land in the Byron Bay Hinterland with numerous possibilities including massive income earning potential and a lifestyle second to none.

Positioned high on the ridgeline between Federal and Eureka, this spectacular property offers parklike grounds with unsurpassed rural views of the surrounding countryside through to Minyon Falls and the valleys below.

Usable and productive, the land boasts rich, deep volcanic soil and an abundance of water from a permanent spring, 10 large water tanks, man-made dam and excellent yearly rainfall.

The accommodation on the estate is expansive with a large main homestead with self-contained flat, manager’s quarters and a guest cottage. Please visit our website for full details.

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Inspection: By Appointment
Details: Contact Agent for Price
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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Submit Best Offer by 4pm, 31st March

35 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park

This beach house is on Byron Bay’s popular Suffolk Park Beach where surfing, fishing, swimming are right at your doorstep. The property has a multi-level floor plan, designed to make the best use of space and light.

An open plan kitchen, dining and family room steps to hardwood timber deck overlooking the beach reserve. This reserve offers direct access to the beach.

Upstairs features the main bedroom,with a walk through robe, en-suite and an office/ dressing room. Off this main bedroom is a large private balcony overlooking the beachside bush.

At the front of the property is a large self-contained area with private access including a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a living area.

This property is being sold fully furnished.

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Open: Saturday, 7 March 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $995,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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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.