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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

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...

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.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.


I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will...

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. 

Property in Focus

Exceptional Value in Wilsons Creek

169 Cedar Road, Wilson's Creek


This fully renovated Tuscan inspired home on 8.2 acres is being sold well below replacement cost, and features:

• Superb architecture, 5 bedrooms with central bathroom

• Full chef’s kitchen with state of the art appliances and large walk in pantry

• C-Bus Smart home controls for mood and scene lighting and remote home control

• All rooms hardwired with cat 6 cables for ultimate 21st century connectivity.

• Under-floor heating in the kitchen, dining, living areas and bathroom

• Remote controlled opening skylights with rain sensors for auto-closing

• 3G mobile phone reception plus broadband

• Stunning resort style swimming pool, sauna and spa

• Studio and huge storage shed with room renovation and ample room for parking, boats, trailers, caravan

• Lush rainforest walk to swimming platform down at the river

• Unlimited water

• 10 minutes into the centre of Mullumbimby, 20 minutes to Byron Bay and 50 minutes to Coolangatta Airport

• 10km to the Shearwater, The Mullumbimby Steiner School

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Open: Thursday, 22 October 12.00 – 12.30pm and Saturday, 24 October 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: Interest Over $1,095,000

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


The Perfect Rural Lifestyle 10 Mins To Byron Bay & Mullumbimby

19 Benloro Lane, Myocum


Located in one of Myocum's most sought after positions, this 2.5 acre property offers a peaceful lifestyle with the convenience of being only a 10 minute drive to Byron Bay and its stunning beaches.

The home features a newly renovated bathroom and kitchen with stone benchtops, s/s appliances and breakfast bar overlooking the spacious dining and lounge room with split system A/C and study alcove.

There are 3 bedrooms. The main has an ensuite and there is family bathroom and separate W/C. 2 rooms open onto a split level timber deck that has beautiful rural views.

Horse lovers will be in their element with a 2 bay horse stable. There is also a machinery/tool shed with the additions of a carport and further storage. Includes - 2 x 22,000 litre water tanks, new water pump to the house, bore water with a pump in the shed and an assortment of citrus including 3 Mango trees.

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Open: Saturday, 24 October 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: $775,000

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


Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable as mayor by scripting his...


I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will be independent.’ As long as more...

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump track will have on our...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have taken my comments on the...