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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.

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Lismore community

First let me say how incredibly proud, inspired and supported I feel as part of the Lismore and Northern...

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don't be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Questions about Julian

A couple of questions have been puzzling me for some time: 1. How can Julian Assange be charged with breaking...

Corporate beach

Tallow Beach is a great place to walk your dog and it has got a lot busier over the...

Property in Focus

FNBB-PIF-524-19BlackbeanLnStunning 2 Acre Hinterland Property With House + Studio

19 Blackbean Lane, Federal


Here is an exciting opportunity to purchase a hinterland property with a beautifully renovated, north facing 3 bedroom main house, plus a separate studio and separate double garage.

Surrounded by two acres of park like grounds with stands of native trees and the soothing sounds of birds and wildlife, this property offers various hidden spaces to relax and take in the natural environment.

The hub of the home features a stylish new kitchen with S/S appliances, breakfast bar and stone benches. Adjacent is an informal dining area which leads into a family lounge room with wood fire and access to the outdoor entertaining.

There are 3 bedrooms with built in robes. The master bedroom is stunning with timber french doors opening onto the large decked verandah. The recently renovated bathroom will impress.

Situated behind the main house, the studio enjoys complete privacy and is ideal for visiting family or extra income.

A perfect property to make the most of hinterland living.

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Open: Saturday, 13 June 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: Interest Over $699,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


FNBB-PIF-524-60ArmstrongStSpacious and Modern In Beachside Suffolk Park

2/60 Armstrong Street, Suffolk Park


Positioned in highly desired beachside Suffolk Park, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offers generous proportions and is set back from the street.

A spacious open plan living area includes a modern kitchen with breakfast bar, family lounge and informal dining. This space flows onto a private north facing entertaining deck overlooking the easy care rear yard.

The 3 bedrooms are all a good size with the main featuring an ensuite.

Recently updated, the quality hardwood timber flooring that flows throughout is ideal for our coastal lifestyle, and there is a lock up garage with internal access.

Only a 5 minute stroll to Tallow Beach and the Suffolk Park Bakery, Tavern and shops, the location is brilliant!

Perfect to live in or receive a great rental return on investment; contact us today for further information.

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Open: Thursday, 11 June 11.00 – 11.30am & Saturday, 13 June 3.00 – 3.30pm
Details: Auction pending
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


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.