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February 26, 2021

Latest News

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital get underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital referbishment.

Other News

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Craig Kelly quits Liberal Party

Federal Member for Hughes Craig Kelly has resigned from the Liberal Party, technically throwing Scott Morrison's government into minority as it grapples with scandals from within and without.

Cut it down – Tweed Councillors at odds over future of forest red gum

‘We should be active and take the tree down,’ Cr Polglase told the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday, referring to a significant forest red gum and koala food tree in Tweed Heads West.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Right to die

James Regan, Myocum Jeff Dawson’s article ‘Celebrating a life and dignified death’ (10 February) highlights the systemic bias that exists...

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

Property in Focus

Alcorn Street’s Premier Position

1 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park


Proudly presenting to the market is the 1st home on the northern end of Alcorn St, with no neighbours to the north. Set amongst a lush tropical environment with direct access to Tallow Beach metres from your front door, this is an absolutely prime beachfront location. The home is incredibly unique with contemporary architecture complemented by rare exotic gardens set on a private 665m2.

Features include;

• Quality built by Rod Sironen Constructions just 3 years ago

• Silver Ash timber flooring

• Luxe master bedroom with a WIR, ensuite and huge private balcony

• Both bathrooms are fitted out with highest quality fixtures and imported tiles

• Magnificent living space with floor to ceilings doors opening onto a wraparound entertainer’s veranda with Granite Pavers

• Modern kitchen with composite marble benches, soft touch cabinetry, Ilve gas cooktop, Ilve electric oven and Miele dishwasher.

• 4 panel solar power and solar hot water

• Fully secure Alarm System, LED lights and A/C throughout

This is a rare opportunity to secure your ultimate beachfront position.

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Open: By appointment

Details: Interest Over $1,495,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


Rare Block Of Land in Suffolk Park

Lot 4 133-141 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park

Here is an outstanding opportunity to purchase a rare parcel of land in Cypress Grove which is a beautiful 5 lot subdivision in Suffolk Park.

This 897m2 north facing allotment is flat and set in a natural environment close to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park shops and Tavern and close to public transport.

Get in quick to secure your own very exclusive block at this fabulous location and build your dream beach house!

Call or email us for further details.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $469,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840


Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.