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May 13, 2021

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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Other News

Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Cartoon of the week – 12 May, 2021

Letters to the editor We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters...

Property in Focus

Family Home On A Picturesque 4047 sqm In Mullumbimby

4 Coolamon Avenue, Mullumbimby


Perfectly positioned on a beautiful and easy care 4047 sqm (1 acre) level allotment, this property offers an idyllic family lifestyle.

Comfortable and cosy, the 3 bedroom home features an open plan kitchen/dining and an adjacent lounge room with wood fire. A step down leads you to a second living/media room. There are 3 bedrooms all with built in robes, renovated bathroom, separate laundry and W/C, plus a lock up garage.

There is also a 2 room studio detached from the main house!

A long covered outdoor patio provides the perfect space for Sunday BBQ’s and overlooks the expansive yard.

The block is low maintenance with lovely well established garden beds and a beautiful Poinciana tree and potential to further landscape as desired.

This position is highly coveted being just an easy stroll or bike ride from Mullumbimby's shops, cafes and school and 15 minute drive to Byron Bay.

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Open: Thursday 28th May 4.00 - 4.30pm and Saturday 30th May 9.00 – 9.30am

Details: Interest Over $670,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635



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: Thursday 28th May 12.00 – 12.30pm 

Details: Contact agent for price

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 6685 8466


Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.


Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.