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March 4, 2021

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Missing teen – Tweed Heads

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy reported missing from Tweed Heads.

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Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly...

Property in Focus


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 and Saturday 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: $1,395,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Prior 0418 324 297


3 Lots Sold, Only 3 Remaining!

113-115 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park

Land Starting From $370,000. Lots 4, 5 and 6 available for sale.

First National is excited to present to the market an exclusive opportunity to purchase land in a magnificent Suffolk Park location.

With the build price from $350,000, this is the most affordable house/land package so close to Byron Bay town centre.

Enjoying total privacy and surrounded by lush native rainforest, there are 4 lots available set within walking distance to Tallow Beach and the renowned Byron @ Byron Resort and Spa which boasts an award winning restaurant and luxurious spa and gym memberships are available.

Each allotment comes with DA approval to build stunning architecturally designed homes, details below.

With very few lots available in our town, “Retreat At Byron” is a highly desirable location where all life’s pleasures await you.

Or for investors the property has a fantastic rental income potential with a market rental appraisal of $820 - $900 per week.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Starting From $370,000. Build prices available.

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


Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.