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March 8, 2021

Latest News

Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

Other News

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 


Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise...

Be proud of Ballina, help clean up our beaches

This Sunday, 7 March, Ballina Coastcare is inviting everyone who cares about Ballina's environment to Step Up To Clean Up, and join a special event for Clean Up Australia Day.

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.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

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


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


Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...