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March 5, 2021

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Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Other News

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Suffolk Park pump track for Cavanbah

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park When I first heard of, and supported, the pump track at the Linda Vidler Park in Suffolk...

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

PM forced

Narelle Rendalls, Ballina With reference to the recent serious sexual assault allegations in Canberra, our Prime Minister has a lot to...

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

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


No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

Brunswick Heads marina berths to increase

Questions remain unanswered around a press release from Nationals MLC Ben Franklin’s office regarding a $2.8 million upgrade to the Brunswick Heads boat harbour. According...