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May 25, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Other News

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.


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Easy equation

In terms of the economy. Billions of dollars spent on armaments and the supporting structures, at the expense, the...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Biggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Tibetan anniversary

May 23  marks 71 years since the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army invaded and commenced  the...

Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

Property in Focus

One Of Byron Bays Best Lifestyle Locations!

31 Scott Street, Byron Bay


This is a great place to live!
Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, 50 metres away is direct beach access through the Arakawal National Park to Tallow Beach. Known to locals as Dolphins Beach all the pleasures in life such as surfing, swimming, sunset strolls and fishing are all on your doorstep.

The home is brick and tile with a nice aspect and potential to further enhance the decor to suit your own creative flair.

Features include an open plan kitchen and dining area, adjoining sunroom, family lounge and 3 bedrooms. The main bedroom has a walk in robe and ensuite and the remaining bedrooms both have built in robes. There is a central bathroom, separate W/C, laundry and a double lock up garage.

A covered outdoor entertaining area overlooks the big north facing backyard and established gardens. There is plenty of space for the kids to kick a footy or you could perhaps add a swimming pool (STCA).

This location is highly desirable offering peace and privacy with the convenience of having Byron Bays town centre and schools just around the corner.
If this sounds like the beachside lifestyle that you are after, call or email us for further information

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Open: Inspection by appointment
Details: Interest Over $900,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840


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


Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.