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May 10, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Byron Bay’s first ever matured spirit wins gold medal at London Spirit Competition

While the Northern Rivers region is well known for its environment and lifestyle, it is also becoming known for...

Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’...

Property in Focus

"Nutkin Farm"

2 General Stubbs Drive, Rosebank


One of the most beautiful and diverse 93 acres is “Nutkin Farm” located in the highly desirable Byron Bay Hinterland. Offering stunning views to The Nightcap Ranges and being an easy half an hours scenic drive to Bangalow and Byron Bay this property is private yet very accessible.

The farm offers a bio-diverse landscape with a Macadamia operation and plantation of approximately 2500 trees. The Maca farming component of this property comes complete with a full suite of machinery and de-husking equipment, silos and a separate 3 bedroom managers quarters. A detailed inventory of equipment and a summary of past yields and figures is available upon request.

There are various other orchard blocks and cleared grassy areas to suit life-stylers and farmers alike…enjoy a quality rural lifestyle while earning an income and expanding the existing operations.

“Nutkin Farm” offers a unique opportunity allowing that rare balance of lifestyle and income. We look forward to your enquiry and meeting you at the property.

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Open: Saturday, 16 January 4.00-4.30pm

Details: $2,895,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


'Estate Like' Rural Living With Excellent Macadamia Income

640 Dorroughby Road, Dorroughby

This stately and generous property will accommodate a large extended or growing family, visiting guests and workers for the farm if so desired. The main residence comprises 4 bedrooms plus a study and 2 bathrooms. The main bedroom is huge as is its en-suite and the living, dining and family spaces are also of grand proportions and feature high cathedral ceilings with solid wooden framed windows and doors.

This property offers a rare and unique farming set-up...the macadamia orchard, processing and production component of this property is positioned well away from the main residence. You really will enjoy the serenity of a quality rural lifestyle with your family in the grand residence while the farming and processing is carried out in the macadamia orchard.

The orchard consists of approximately 7500 trees, machinery shed, processing shed and equipment, multiple water tanks with piping/irrigation infrastructure, pumping equipment and infrastructure, a dam, frontage to Boomerang Creek and a 45 mega litre water licence. There is water in absolute abundance on this property. The farm is on track to produce in excess of 70 tonnes this season.

Please call or email us today as properties in this price range are rare and not lasting long!

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Inspect: By Appointment

Details: $1,375,000 to $1,495,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.