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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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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.

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As we think about where to put our mark on the ballot paper in this election, spare some time...

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

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.

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.

Will Morrison’s gas-led recovery delete the IPCC’s belief we need climate action now?

Most Australians know the news, or have had firsthand experiences themselves, of two years of floods, fires, coastal erosion, and storms, both here and overseas. In fact Australia has warmed on average by 1.44 ± 0.24 °C since national records began in 1910.

Property in Focus


Family home with separate studio

45 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park

 

A wonderful combination of light filled living, modern style and fabulous entertaining areas.

Recently renovated this home includes a modern light kitchen with open plan dining and living room. East facing patios with an extensive deck area great for entertaining. There are three good sized bedrooms, 2 with built-in wardrobes.

Adjoining the home is a well appointed self contained studio with own separate entry and courtyard. Ideal for guests or home office.

The gardens are well established creating ample privacy. Fully fenced this fantastic property offers lots of options to both home owners and investors.

This home is a central but private location close to pre-schools, Shaz n Baz, Suffolk Park shops with the Green Garage Bakery and tavern, bike tracks and within walking distance to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park.

Currently tenanted with a 6 month lease in place $800.00 per week

For further information or to arrange an inspection please call the agent.

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Open: By appointment
Details: 
Auction Pending
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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Great family home in Suffolk Park

4 Coogera Circuit, Suffolk Park

 

An excellent opportunity exists to secure a well-built 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home in Suffolk Park.

Situated on a level 606m2 block, this is a great opportunity to enter the Byron Bay market.

The kitchen is north facing and adjoins the open plan dining and living rooms and overlooks the patio and the fabulous back yard. Ample room for expansion or for a game of cricket.

The gardens are well established and low maintenance.

Single level in design with a double lock up garage, this wonderful home is fully fenced and positioned in a quiet setting, moments to public transport, golf course, Baz n Shaz, schools, beaches and tavern.

This could be your perfect start!

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Open: Saturday, 23 January 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: $650,000 to $690,000
Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

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.