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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.

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

The Richmond conundrum

The forthcoming federal election presents the Richmond electorate as an interesting conundrum. I do not believe the current leaders...

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...

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. 

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 and Saturday, 4 April 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $419,000
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635

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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

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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.