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May 29, 2022

Latest News

Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Byron Council’s new bioenergy gas electricity plant

Not sure if it will be on full moon, but to be built snuggled up between Sunrise and the...

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

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.

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...

Property in Focus

FNBB-548-8LasiandraSpacious Family Home Overlooking Lake

8 Lasiandra Close, Suffolk Park


This spacious lakefront residence has been beautifully built and is in a quiet, family friendly location in Baywood Chase.

Capturing lovely north east breezes, the home is generously proportioned to suit growing families and offers great entertaining spaces and light filled living.

The eastern wing features a private master bedroom with ensuite and WIR.

Beautifully appointed with excellent bench space and breakfast bar, the kitchen separates the family room from the dining/living areas. All of these areas enjoy lake views and open out onto the covered outside entertaining area. Cathedral ceilings also feature.

The 4th bedroom, laundry and 3rd toilet are also on the ground floor and there is internal access from the double lock up garage. There are 2 bedrooms and main bathroom upstairs which also have great outlooks.

Set on a 783m2 block with well-established gardens and fenced rear yard.

This is a prime location close to shops, schools and Tallow Beach.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $899,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


FNBB-548-3GrandviewStylish Apartment Overlooking Shelley Beach

404/3 Grandview Street, Ballina


Set on the ridge with spectacular north easterly views over Shelley Beach and water views to the south over Shaws Bay, this property is in a fantastic location and offers a great lifestyle or investment.

The apartment offers deluxe accommodation with modern open plan living, full European kitchen, ducted A/C, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry and a private entertainer’s balcony to enjoy those ocean views and sea breezes.

Grandview Apartments is a resort style complex with an onsite manager, secure entry and underground parking, broadband internet, Austar, swimming pool and heated spa, gym and lift access to all levels.

You can move in, permanently rent or holiday let.

Located a short stroll to cafes, beaches, Shaws Bay and the Richmond River, this central position allows you to enjoy all the pleasures of the Ballina lifestyle and the North Coast’s fun and activities.

Call or email us for further details!

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $429,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.