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Byron Shire
May 24, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

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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.


I have been subscribing to The Echo since my daughter moved to Mullumbimby late last year and I visited...

Richmond candidates 2022: incumbent Labor, Justine Elliot

Justine Elliot is the incumbent member for the seat of Richmond. She has held the seat since 2004, representing Labor and winning six elections.

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

Police appeal for missing woman

Lismore Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Missing Person, Emily Eden Lazzaroni.

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

Property in Focus

132 Acres 3km From Lennox Head $1,299,000 (includes residence)

42 Tobin Close, Lennox Head


This 132 acre bush haven enjoys total seclusion yet is perfectly positioned only 3klms to Lennox Head which offers boutique shopping, great restaurants and world renowned surf breaks.

A sweeping tree lined driveway leads you to "Boronia Park", a nature lovers dream with 98 of the 132 acres being native conservation land dedicated to bush regeneration and wildlife protection.

This is a wonderful sanctuary for inspiring creativity and with no visible neighbours you can truly appreciate the peaceful surrounds and never be built out.

There is a charming double brick home boasting large room proportions, a great floorplan and wrap around verandas.

A permanent lagoon, 50m from the house, is crossed by a rustic bridge leading to a tidal stream which forms part of North Creek and a small variety of citrus trees. The property has 2 sheds with power, oversize garage with direct access to the home, 100,000 litre water tanks and sprinkler system. 2.8 kilowatt solar power and solar hot water with gas booster.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $1,299,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Exceptional Value on Paterson Street!

1/36 Paterson Street , Byron Bay


This east facing double brick duplex on the sought after eastern end of Paterson Street is set on 307m2, close to National Park and is just moments from Clarkes Beach and a short stroll to the centre of town.

Featuring an open plan design of kitchen, living and dining area opening out onto a deck that is ideal for entertaining.

All 3 bedrooms have built-ins, the main bedroom with its own ensuite and the second bedroom opens out onto a private deck.

A generous tandem double garage adds to the property plus low-maintenance grounds.

This home is tucked away where there is no through traffic, and close to the beautiful beaches that Byron Bay has to offer.

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Open: By Appointment
Interest Over $749,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola0423 519 698


Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.