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March 1, 2021

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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

Ballina sludge a mixture of blue-green algae species

A reader has sent Echonetdaily some photos of what he described as 'something nasty and green coming down the Richmond River'.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Property in Focus

FirstNationalBB-PIF-604-14MonetDrPerched high on the Montecollumn Ridge

14 Monet Drive, Montecollum




This exclusive 17 acre property boasts 360 degree views from the beaches enveloping Byron Bay through to the Lighthouse and Mt Chincogan down the Huonbrook Valley. The property has been designed to take full advantage of the glorious outlook.

The large contemporary home will accommodate family gatherings on the grandest scale in complete luxury and comfort.

This property offers what most people move to this area for, peace, privacy a natural environment and a totally relaxed lifestyle.

Features include;

• Light filled 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom quality built home

• 8 minutes’ drive to Mullumbimby shops and 25 minutes’ drive to beach

• Indoor/outdoor lifestyle with multiple living and entertaining areas

• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances

• All 4 bedrooms are king size with air conditioning, beautiful views

• 3 wrap around entertaining decks with ocean and hinterland views

• Large in ground solar heated pool, heated spa and shower room

• Perfect for a large family or 2 small families

• Beautiful established gardens

• Broadband internet access

• Solar hot water, several water tanks, bore and 3 phase power

• Shed ideal for banana plantation

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Open: Thursday 4 February 12.00 – 12.30pm,

Friday 12 February 2.00 – 2.30pm,

Saturday 13 February 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Contact Agent For Price

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 6685 8466


FirstNationalBB-PIF-604-46BrokenHeadRdFamily Home + Granny Flat + Studio

46 Broken Head Road, Newrybar




Set on 2685m2 (over half an acre), this Newrybar property offers a real sense of privacy and elevation with a beautiful, vast rural outlook, granny flat accommodation plus work studio spaces.

The solid brick home features 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. All of the bedrooms have BIR’s, the main has a WIR, ensuite and aA/C. There is a central bathroom, separate W/C, store room and separate laundry.

At the hub of the home is an open plan living, dining and kitchen with high raked timber ceilings and large windows to showcase the glorious rural outlook.

Separate to the home is a one bedroom granny flat with living room, kitchenette, bathroom and laundry. PLUS there is also a 2 room work studio with storeroom and small tool shed.

Surrounded by 37 hectares of farmland with the convenience of being able to walk to the Harvest Café, or you can drive a few minutes to Broken Head beach for a surf. Byron Bay, Bangalow and Lennox Head are also close by.

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Open: Saturday, 30 January 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: $750,000 to $830,000

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Su Reynolds 6685 8466


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.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.