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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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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! 

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.

Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

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.

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.

Property in Focus


Exciting opportunity to build your dream!

32/24 Scott Street, Byron Bay

A unique opportunity exists to build an architecturally designed home in the prestigious and highly popular Oasis Resort.

Elevated and secluded, this 302m2 block faces east enjoying refreshing sea breezes with views of Cape Byron Lighthouse and Arakawal National Park. There are approved plans and construction certificates to build your dream beachside abode which we have available for you to peruse.

Oasis Resort allows various options from living in your new home, holiday letting or permanently renting. Surrounded by bush on 6 tropical lush acres, this quiet haven close to Byron Bay’s town centre is ideal and it is only a 400 metre scenic walk to the pristine sands of Tallow Beach.

There are full resort facilities available which include: On site managers available,18 metre heated pool, spa, sauna, poolside bbq, full size flood lit tennis court, games room, gym and a tiny tots play area.

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Open:By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $400,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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Spacious 4 Bedroom Family Home on 1069m2

3 Inderwong Avenue, Ocean Shores

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Here is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a spacious 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 living family home with a free standing double garage set on a huge 1069m2 block.

The home is well designed over 2 levels. A decked entry leads you into the downstairs area which has a lounge room, bedroom with built in robe, bathroom and a separate laundry. There is access onto a covered and paved entertaining area which is private and overlooks the lovely established gardens.

Upstairs features an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. There are 3 bedrooms with BIR’s, bathroom and separate W/C. The living space and 2 of the bedrooms open onto a fabulous deck.

There is great opportunity both upstairs and downstairs!

The grounds are beautifully maintained and private with tropical landscaping.

Positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac within easy walking distance to Ocean Shores shopping village, tavern and a short drive to the beach and Golf Course.

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Open: Saturday, 25 July 10.00 – 10.30am
Details:
Interest Over $520,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552, James Young 0419 856 840

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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.