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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.

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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.

Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

It is easy to think we have almost achieved equality for men and women in a country like Australia – just as long as you don’t think too hard about it.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

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. 

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

 FNBB-PIF-CoorabellRdFamily Coorabell Residence

443 Coorabell Road, Coorabell

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Commanding prime position on the ridgeline, this beautiful Coorabell property enjoys spectacular ocean and hinterland views. The sunsets are simply magical.  Set amongst beautiful grounds, the 4.5 acre estate features a large family home which displays a perfect marriage between form and function. Completely private and secluded, yet close to all amenities, you will instantly fall in love with this breathtaking location.

Features include;

• Open plan kitchen, meals and living area flowing onto outdoor entertaining area and pool

• 3 bedrooms on the ground level ( 2 with built in robes)

• Parents retreat on the 2nd level with WIR, ensuite, lounge and deck with hinterland views

• Main bathroom with garden outlook

• Lock up garage plus carport and work shed

• In ground salt water swimming pool with panoramic vistas

• Fully tarred driveway

• 3 water tanks

• Solar panels and solar hot water system

• Established and well maintained gardens and lawns

• 5 mins to Federal Village, 10 mins to Mullumbimby and Bangalow and 15 mins to Byron Bay

View Property

Open: By appointment

Details: $1,250,000 -$1,350,000

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

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FNBB-PIF-BrokenHeadRdYour Byron Lifestyle Property is Here!

5/64-70 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay

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This large ground floor luxury apartment is in the Byron Links, one of the best resort style complexes in the area, and offers a private garden courtyard.

The 3 double sized bedroom, 2 bathroom property encompasses this glorious lifestyle perfectly – featuring bright and airy rooms capturing the sunlight in winter and offering breezes in the summer!

The large kitchen with granite benchtops overlooks the open plan living dining area, which leads to the sun filled garden courtyard.

Some of the other features that make this lovely east facing apartment, and The Links such a popular choice are:

• Pool & Tennis Court

• On Site Management

• Quiet & Secure

• Directly next door to the Byron Bay Golf Course

• Walk to Beach, Golf Course & The Deck Restaurant

This apartment displays quality through every room  and the added bonus of a double garage.

This makes it a perfect choice for owner-occupied, holiday let or permanent rental home.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: $639,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635

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Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

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 the Brunswick Heads boat harbour. According...

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.