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May 18, 2022

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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Richmond candidates strut their stuff

With the federal election looming Saturday, candidates put themselves before the public at the Echo/BayFM ‘Meet the Candidates’ on Monday night in Byron. All candidates were present, except ‘ghost’ One Nation candidate, Tracey Bell-Henselin. 

Temporary accommodation sites for flood-affected communities

The New South Wales Government has this just announced nine temporary accommodation sites across the Northern Rivers region to house flood-affected residents, with more to come.

Implement reforms

In a recent heart-breaking article in The Saturday Paper discussed a 10-year-old Indigenous child’s incarceration in the notorious Don...

Multi-agency search continues for missing man

NSW Police say a search is continuing this morning for a man who went missing in a creek overnight.

New hinterland whiskey

Winding Road Distillery is based in Tintenbar, and early next week they are due to release their first single...

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get...

Property in Focus

FNBB-PIF-512-9-CapeVistaDrThe Ultimate Entertainers Haven

9 Cape Vista Drive, Ewingsdale


Set within a semi-rural environment only minutes to Byron Bay, this property offers breathtaking views of the Lighthouse, gorgeous sunrises and ocean glimpses.

Timber floors, high ceilings and generous room proportions feature throughout with 4 bedrooms, an office with a separate entry, 3 bathrooms, a self-contained living area for guests and various indoor and outdoor living spaces most of which have views to the lighthouse.

The modern kitchen boasts servery windows opening out to an entertaining room overlooking the pool. Adjacent to the kitchen is the open plan dining area which leads down to a magnificent living room. Bi-fold doors open onto the balcony deck. Downstairs is the self-contained living area and upstairs are 4 large bedrooms.

Positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac, a real sense of space is felt with over 2000m2 of private and well established gardens, large vegetable patch with many fruit trees, the pool and a great level yard.

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Open: Saturday, 21 March 1.00 – 1.30pm
Details: Auction Pending
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


FNBB-PIF-512-3BowerStSensational Opportunity!

3 Bower Street, Brunswick Heads


Located in a quiet street close to the river and just 10 minutes walk to the beach, this charming home is set on just over 1000m2, has 2 street frontages and offers dual income potential with a separate studio.

The home features a large open plan living, dining and kitchen with timber flooring. This area flows onto 2 covered entertainer’s decks.

There are 3 bedrooms, bathroom and separate laundry. The master bedroom is spacious with a WIR, ensuite and access onto the rear deck.

Set away from the house, the studio has a kitchen, dining and lounge. There is a bedroom with a WIR and a combined bathroom/laundry. This studio offers great options.

The rear yard has veggie gardens and a lock up shed, which would be ideal for a home office, workshop or storage. There is also the potential for further redevelopment (STCA).

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Open: Saturday, 21 March 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Auction Onsite Saturday, 28 March 1pm, Auction Interest Over $975,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649 


SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Secret agreements and done deals

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

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

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.