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Latest News

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.

Other News

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as...

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Property in Focus

Kiah – Stunning Architect Designed Resort Complex

15/7 Cavvanbah Street, Byron Bay

Enter via Milton Street end.

Perfectly located just 50m from Belongil Beach and a short 7 minute stroll along the shore into the Byron Bay’s town centre; this unique residence enjoys total luxury whilst blending in to the local bush and coastal environment. Situated in the high end Kiah complex, this villa allows the new owner to live in, holiday let or permanently rent. There is a 20m resort style pool, beautifully maintained gardens and direct beach access via a short track.

Features include:

  • Modern, executive style 2 level villa
  • All rooms have a sunny, northerly aspect
  • Spacious designer kitchen overlooking dining and living area
  • Double doors open to reveal a large entertainers deck and garden
  • Main bedroom upstairs with built in robes and ensuite
  • 2nd bedroom also upstairs plus main bathroom
  • Powder room downstairs
  • Air conditioning and wide timber floorboards
  • Quality fittings and finishes throughout
  • Award winning architect designed complex
  • Secure and gated, lock up garage
  • Enjoy the sounds of the ocean and sea breezes

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $1,700,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


Bustling Billinudgel!

FNBB-PIF-529-1-18-WilfredStLots 1 and 18 Wilfred Street , Billinudgel

Located in the heart of Billinudgel this level parcel of vacant land presents an exciting proposition!

The land measures 1223m2 with 24m2 of street frontage and is north facing at the rear.

For the savvy buyer the opportunity exists for a mixed commercial/residential development site. There has been a previous DA which has lapsed; plans are available for your perusal.

Positioned an easy walk to the popular general store and hotel and only minutes’ drive to freeway access, this location is absolutely prime!

Contact Paul Prior 0418 324 297 or Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698 for further information.

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Open: Thursday 16 July 2.00 – 2.30pm, Saturday 18 July 3.00 – 3.30pm
Starting From $370,000. Build prices available.
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


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.