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May 24, 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.

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Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Richmond candidates 2022: incumbent Labor, Justine Elliot

Justine Elliot is the incumbent member for the seat of Richmond. She has held the seat since 2004, representing Labor and winning six elections.

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Corruption

Morrison is the loose unit with the economy! Here’s some excerpts from a long, long list of corruption by...

Property in Focus


Sensational Hinterland Opportunity!

271 Goremans Road, Eureka

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a stunning 4 acres with sunny and comfortable house and pool, plus gardens, orchard, chicken coup and paddocks.

Set well back from the road this north-east facing house has multiple quiet places to soak in the sun and admire the gardens and rolling hills.
Upstairs beautiful timber floors connect the 3 good sized bedrooms and the open plan lounge/living/dining area.

The renovated kitchen looks over the vege garden and opens to a deck and meandering garden path.
Downstairs is another bathroom, laundry and a large garage that lends itself to a rumpus or separate living area. There is also an attached carport and large garden shed. Town water is just another added bonus.
Located only 8 minutes to the charming village of Federal, 15 minutes to Bangalow and 30 minutes to Byron Bay, this is a brilliant position offering peace, privacy and a family friendly community of Eureka.
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Open: Thursday 24 and Saturday 26 11.00 – 11.30am
Details: Interest over $749,000
Enquiries: Luke Elwin 0421 375 635, Helen Huntly-Barratt 6685 8466

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Lovely 5 Acres In The Heart Of The Hinterland

17 Byrne Road, Rosebank

Hinterland views, abundant wildlife and approx. 5 acres of natural rainforest, make this a beautiful place to build your dream home.

Perfectly positioned close to some of the Northern Rivers most beautiful scenery, Minyon Falls, Rocky Creek and the Nightcap National Park.

There is building entitlement plus approved plans for a house and garage. Concrete driveway and nearby power.

Secluded yet convenient, only 24 minutes to Bangalow, 27 minutes to Lismore, 14 minutes to the charming hub of Federal Village, and 40 minutes to Byron Bay and the North Coast’s best beaches.

Call or email us today for further information.
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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $259,000
Enquiries: Luke Elwin 0421 375 635, Helen Huntly-Barratt 6685 8466

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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.