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May 14, 2021

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A hands up poll

Helena Norberg-Hodge and John Page, Byron Bay Hands up everyone who wants another high-end tourist resort in Byron: a place...

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Re Netflix

David Gilet, Byron Bay You would have to say that the Byron district has more than its fair share of wankers,...

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…

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

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.

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

Property in Focus

Attention Investors!

4/10 Sunrise Boulevard, Byron Bay

Two storey, brick and tile townhouse conveniently located close to shops and just a short walk to Belongil Beach access. The home features a master bedroom with its own balcony plus two more good sized bedrooms all with built-ins. The main bathroom is upstairs and there is a separate toilet on the lower floor. The living area and kitchen downstairs open to a rear courtyard. Parking includes internal access to a single lock up garage and extra designated space.

Properties in this location are in extremely high demand sitting in a central but private area with all amenities including IGA and the new Sunrise Tavern, with town and the beach a short walk away. This is a fantastic property to live in one of Byron Bay's best spots, or own as an investment and enjoy good return.

Currently tenanted until January 2016.

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Open: Thursday 2 April 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $419,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


Large Block with Beach House in Byron Township

9 Mott Street, Byron Bay

A unique opportunity to purchase this home on 1087m2 of north facing land with expansive views across the Border Ranges and Mt Warning, positioned in the popular Byron Bay township and a short walk to the Green Garage and the Top Shop.

Situated on a large elevated block at the very top of Mott Street capturing the views, winter sun and breeze all year round, take advantage of this central location enjoying the north coast climate and lifestyle.

Boasting elevation and outlook this large parcel has many possibilities including: Further development potential STCA, or build your dream home, or enjoy the current residence as your family home with large north facing backyard, or great investment opportunity with long term growth securing your future in the heart of Byron Bay.

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Open: Thursday, 2 April 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: Price on Application

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 0419 856 840


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.

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