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March 8, 2021

Latest News

Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

Other News

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Contemporary Byron

David Morris, Byron Bay ‘In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/A stately pleasure-dome decree’, Coleridge. Lines penned supposedly after being woken from...

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very...

Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

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

Details: Interest Over $749,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola0423 519 698


Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.