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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

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Byron Council’s new bioenergy gas electricity plant

Not sure if it will be on full moon, but to be built snuggled up between Sunrise and the...

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Saving Old-growth Trees on NSW’s own good advice

In the hope of making the New South Wales government take its own good advice, the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) is today launching its Save Old-growth Trees campaign.

Property in Focus


Elevated Brick Home On 10 Acres With Stunning Views

297 Mafeking Road, Goonengerry

Situated on 10 acres with panoramic views, this property offers privacy, space and a quiet lifestyle.

The land itself is very usable being partly level and boasts forests, fruit trees and a permanent spring fed dam. The brick and tile home is beautifully elevated to make the most of the magnificent vistas.

Well-appointed and in excellent condition, the home features; 2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 study areas, timber floors and a spacious kitchen. The living area with a wood fire is adjacent to the kitchen and opens onto a huge covered entertainer’s deck. Separate to the house is a studio and work shed which offers loads of options.

Located only 15 minutes to both Byron Bay and Mullumbimby, this is a superb place to call home.

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Open: Saturday 11 April 2–2.30pm
Details: Interest Over $699,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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Price Drastically Reduced – Owner Says Sell!

256 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase 100 acres of prime rural land only moments to the centre of Mullumbimby. The property offers numerous lifestyle opportunities and has been in the same family for the last 40 years.

Features include:

  • 100 acres
  • Large solid 3 bedroom + study home with renovated kitchen
  • Expansive out buildings
  • Huge machinery shed
  • Operating as a cattle farm for over 40 years
  • Fully fenced
  • Bore water
  • Two street frontages
  • Potential future development site (STCA)
  • Level walk/ride to the centre of Mullumbimby
  • Surrounded by large farmland
  • One owner in the last 40 years
  • Beautiful rural outlook, clean country air

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Open: Open Thursday 9 April 1–1.30pm and Saturday 11 April 11–11.30am
Details: $1,595,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698

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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.