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Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

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COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Biggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

Corporate beach

Tallow Beach is a great place to walk your dog and it has got a lot busier over the...

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Property in Focus


Uninterrupted Coastline Vista

5/6B Prestons Lane, Tyagarah

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase just over 2 acres (8600m2) of prime land with spectacular ocean views from Brunswick Heads to Cape Byron Lighthouse with the ocean and beach a short bike ride down the lane.

Imagine relaxing in your very own resort style paradise, perched high on a private and elevated sunny ridge, taking in the uninterrupted 180 degree panoramic views.
An exclusive community tile subdivision, this predominantly cleared property is one of 8 parcels of land. Included is a shared community lot of 35 acres.

Discover an environment that is only a 15 minute drive to Byron Bay's vibrant CBD, iconic main beach, shops and restaurants.

Bangalow, Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads are also close and Tyagarah nature reserve and beach access are an easy, scenic walk or bike ride down the end of the lane.

Popular local schools are nearby with only 7klm to Cape Byron Steiner School and 13klm to Mullumbimby Steiner School.

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Open: By appointment
Details: Offers Above $1,100,000
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 0419 856 840

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Waterfront Belongil Beachouse on 1290m2
with 2 Titles

7-9 Childe Street , Byron Bay

 

This property is in one of the best waterfront positions you will find! Whilst the location is so private and tranquil and only metres to Belongil Beach, you will also be able to stroll to the Treehouse Restaurant and Belongil Bistro. A 10 minute walk along the beach will have you in the heart of Byron Bay’s town centre.

A notable feature of this exclusive property is that it is set on two titles totalling 1260m2, frontage of each Lot is 15m and 10m totalling approximately 25m. One Lot has the main home and guest accommodation and the other Lot boasts the freestanding lined double garage and workshop.

The classic cedar timber home is warm and inviting with a large balcony overlooking the water. There is also a freestanding 2 room studio with bathroom.

Surrounded by established tropical gardens with frontage to beautiful Belongil Creek, there are various spaces to enjoy the water views.

There is a private back entertaining deck, garden shed and a large double garage plus separate workshop. 2kw solar panels on roof and solar hot water system.

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Open: Thursday and Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: Contact agent for price
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Prior 0418 324 297

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Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps we could include a subcategory...