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May 24, 2022

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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Other News

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act. 

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones lives in Cudgen, owns a small business and is running as an Independent for the federal seat of Richmond.

Temporary Protection Visas

As part of their pre-election strategy, Ballina Region for Refugees (BR4R) has been working to raise awareness of the...

Vote Green

In response to John Jennings, Numinbah (12 May), ‘Who shall I vote for?’ Simple answer – The Greens. From...

Why I’m voting Greens 1 on Saturday

What exciting times we live in. Never has there been a better time to be politically engaged than now. This election is like no other. With the problems of the world bearing down on us, now is the time to make your voice heard.

Easy equation

In terms of the economy. Billions of dollars spent on armaments and the supporting structures, at the expense, the...

Property in Focus

Rare Compact Units In Prime Location

2 & 3/71 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

Situated on an 1800m2 block in a complex of only six, these two industrial units present a great opportunity to get in to the Byron Bay Arts and Industrial Estate.

Plenty of parking and a large green area make these units a rare find. There are multiple options for occupying or renting one or both if the units.

Unit 3 has a grease trap and has operated as a commercial kitchen.

Unit 2 approx 55m2 internal space plus bathroom

Unit 3 approx 75m2 internal space plus bathroom

Available separately or together.

This is a premium location. You can easily walk to the shopping centre, Sunrise residential estate and North Byron Beach Resort. It is a 5 minute drive into Byron Bay’s CBD or an easy ride on the designated cycling path.

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Open: By appointment
Details: From 
Enquiries: Luke Elwin 0421 375 635, Paul Prior 0418 324 297


FNBB-PIF-BrokenHeadRdYour Byron Lifestyle Property is Here!

5/64-70 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay


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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Inspect: By Appointment
Details: $639,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate 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.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with their ‘companion animal’ being where...