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February 27, 2021

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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Other News

PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be...

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

CWA getting their facts right on the Far North Coast

Members of the Far North Coast Group of the Country Women’s Association of New South Wales (CWA) gathered in Lismore on Saturday for their Group Facts Day.

Update: Main Arm raids… The police are in Mullum!

After several reports today from readers that there is a 'massive drug operation' and a 'gun and drug unit from Parramatta!', an intrepid Echonetdaily drudge wandered over to Barry Lomath Oval next to the skate park and netball courts in Mullum.

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Property in Focus

Rare opportunity in tightly held locale!

1/33 Paterson Street , Byron Bay


Positioned in the highly sought after “old part of town”, this elevated duplex presents an exciting opportunity to the owner occupier or investor.

Comfortable living with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, single lock up garage, storage room plus a huge covered deck and entertaining area capturing the sea breezes.

We encourage you to act now and secure this property in a truly premium address where you can stroll to our town centre, famous beaches and schools.

Call or email us today for further details. Driving entrance in Evans Street.

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Open: Thursday, 3 September 10.00 – 10.30am, Saturday, 5 September 2.00 – 2.30pm

Details: Interest Over $749,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


Premium Quality Home In Prime CBD Location



Eco-Tourism Potential - there is potential for up to 12 bedrooms (STCA).

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase 100 acres of prime rural land only moments to the centre of Mullumbimby.

The property offers numerous lifestyle opportunities and has been in the same family for the last 40 years.

Features include;

  • 100 acres
  • Large solid 3 bedroom + study home with renovated kitchen
  • Expansive out buildings
  • Huge machinery shed
  • Operating as a cattle farm for over 40 years
  • Fully fenced
  • Bore water
  • Two street frontages
  • Potential future development site (STCA)
  • Level walk/ride to the centre of Mullumbimby
  • Surrounded by large farmland
  • One owner in the last 40 years
  • Beautiful rural outlook, clean country air

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Open: Thursday and Saturday 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: Price on Application

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...