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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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‘Natural’ cruelty

Richard Swinton, Clunes While I agree with Desmond Bellamy’s concerns about animal cruelty, the issue of ‘natural’ cruelty if the...

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Plans to increase building heights in Byron CBD may be shelved

Byron Council’s controversial plan to increase building height limits on a block in the centre of Byron Bay looks set to be abandoned at this week’s planning meeting.

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Property in Focus

25GordonMost Affordable House in Central Byron Bay

25 Gordon Street, Byron Bay


Here is an exciting opportunity to purchase in a sought after in-town position, just a few minutes level walk to Byron Bay’s CBD and Main Beach.

This recently refurbished original character beach house is located on a beautiful, elevated and private north facing block with low maintenance, established tropical gardens.

Drive in to the double remote controlled garage into the security, peace and privacy of this beautiful home.

With a classic palate of dark timber floorboards and crisp white walls, the cottage has 3 bedrooms upstairs with an extra sleep-out room. Some original features include beautiful timber floors and high ceilings.

Downstairs is the double garage, a large separate media room, laundry plus a huge platform space ideal for a music/art studio space or storage.

This is one of the most affordable homes in the central part of old Byron Bay and is ideal as a holiday home or convenient home in town.

Total peace, privacy and security amongst tropical established gardens.

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Open: Saturday, 3 October 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: Interest Over $799,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


An Original Suffolk Park Beach House

9 Armstrong Street, Suffolk Park



Set on 657m2 with an east facing large back yard and just a few minutes’ walk to Suffolk Park’s beautiful Tallow Beach is this large original family beach house with granny flat.

There is so much potential with this property. The 1st floor has an open plan living room with A/C which opens to the east to a veranda overlooking the back yard. The large main bedroom also opens to this veranda. The 2nd bedroom has an extra space ideal for a study.

Bedroom 3 forms part of an adjoining granny flat with another living room, bathroom and kitchenette.

The ground floor of this property has huge potential and possibilities. With 2 separate lockup garages plus a workshop area the size of another 2 garages with a bathroom.

A generous size front and backyard with bore water supply for the gardens.

Situated in a quiet area an easy walk to the beach, shops and tavern or a bike ride on the bike track to the centre of Byron Bay.

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Open: Saturday, 3 October 10.00 – 10.30am 

Details: Interest over $899,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.