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May 29, 2022

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

Flood resilience

A big thank you to Sonia Laverty and the Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) for providing Monday’s meeting on flood...

I am outraged

The insert in The Echo (8 May) could be taken to imply that cloud seeding was the cause of recent...

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.

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. 

Corporate beach

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

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

Property in Focus

Large family home in sought after Pacific Vista

2B Beachcomber Drive, Byron Bay


This solid brick and tile home is located in one of the quietest settings close to town. The property overlooks a park, and a scenic 300 metre walk will have you on Tallow Beach. Byron Bay’s town centre is within walking or cycling distance.

The home has been well planned over 2 levels and will easily accommodate a large family, or extra guests with 4 bedrooms + study + office, 2 bathrooms and 2 living areas.

Air-conditioning and a gas heater provide all year comfort.

Externally the 458m² grounds are level, easy care and well maintained with extras including water tanks and solar panels.

This is a great family home, or from an investor’s perspective, this easy care design will attract a strong rental income in a high demand locale. For this property and location to be fully appreciated and if this sounds like the lifestyle or investment you are after, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

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Open: Inspection by appointment
Details: Interest Over $890,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Private & energy-efficient family home

10 Tulipwood Court, Suffolk Park


Superbly positioned in a quiet court, this is your opportunity to buy into the popular Baywood Chase Estate which is family orientated and walking distance to the Golf Club, park, lake and local store.

With a long private entrance, this brick and tile family home is set back off the road with a reserve on the eastern side.

Offers 3 bedrooms (2 with built in robes), renovated bathroom, separate W/C, great natural light and a north facing back yard.

The home features an open plan kitchen/dining. The adjoining lounge flows onto covered entertaining deck. A timber walkway leads you through the lush tropical gardens and shady palms.

For all year comfort the home is fitted out with ceilings fans and 2 reverse cycle air conditioners. There is also a 1.48kw solar power system , the hot water is an energy efficient heat pump system.

This home is immaculate, well maintained and private. You really can’t look pass this great buy!

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Open: Thursday, 13 August 4.00 – 4.30pm & Saturday, 15 August 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $569,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649, James Young 0419 856 840


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.