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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.

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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.

Harm Labor

Much as I respect Richard Jones’ opinions on many things, I can’t agree with his conclusion last week (‘Election...

Temporary Protection Visas

As part of their pre-election strategy, Ballina Region for Refugees (BR4R) has been working to raise awareness of the...

Mandy for Richmond: ‘I’m there to break things’

I am deeply curious about whether Mandy Nolan can unseat Labor’s Justine Elliot and win Richmond for the Greens in Saturday’s election.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones lives in Cudgen, owns a small business and is running as an Independent for the federal seat of Richmond.

One from the Heart bringing people together

With a lineup including Grinspoon, Lime Cordiale, Paul and Dan Kelly, Sheppard, Jon Stevens and Daryl Braithwaite, Lismore's One from the Heart concert went ahead yesterday in patchy weather and mud, mud and more mud.

Property in Focus


Premium property in ultimate town location!

42 Marvell Street, Byron Bay

Looking for a permanent holiday? Then secure your own quiet oasis in Byron's heart! This premium property is positioned in one of the most sought-after and tightly-held locations in Byron Bay. Brilliantly located at the quiet and elevated, eastern end of Marvell Street, the property is unrivalled in coupling privacy with proximity to shopping, restaurants and beaches. This spacious home doubles as perhaps the best soiree location in Byron Bay! Expansive hardwood decking surrounds a stunning 12x6m solar-heated, salt-water swimming pool, and tasteful brush fencing and tropical gardens guarantee absolute privacy (no visible neighbours!) for family, fun and reflection.

  • 1012m2 (subdivision potential STCA)
  • Positioned in Byron's "Golden Grid": One of the most sought-after and tightly-held locations in Byron Bay
  • Quiet, elevated eastern end of Marvell Street with little passing traffic
  • 480m to Clarkes Beach, 850 m to Post Office & Cinema
  • Virtually private back lane access to Top Shop (60m) for fresh bread & coffee!

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Contact Agent
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, James Young 0419 856 840

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Elevated Suffolk Park Family Oasis

16 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park

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Stylishly updated by Melbourne decorator.

Wake up to stunning sunrises, serene ocean sounds and laughing Kookas. Three bedrooms, two renovated bathrooms with Italian tiling, single-level, two living areas and double auto garage on 620.5m2 (approx.).

Three minutes’ walk to Suffolk shopping hub with best bakery and Pub. eight minutes’ walk to stunning Tallow Ocean Beach (1km dog-area).

Beautifully appointed with new carpets, fresh paint work, LED lights, two split-system air conditioners, new fencing and lush tropical landscaped gardens.

Fabulous huge under cover entertaining area with lighting and power perfect to add a hot tub. This is a great space for endless BBQ’s with family and friends.

So private and so desirable. Move in for Easter 2015!

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Open: Saturday, 14 March 1.00 – 1.30pm and Sunday, 15 March 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Auction onsite Sunday 15 March, 10.30am
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649 

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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.