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May 20, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Implement reforms

In a recent heart-breaking article in The Saturday Paper discussed a 10-year-old Indigenous child’s incarceration in the notorious Don...

Ballina osprey platform in dangerous disrepair

As nesting season approaches, wildlife carer and local bird expert Deb Pearse has contacted The Echo about her concerns for the precarious state of the Brunswick Street osprey nesting platform, near the river in Ballina.

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the...

Mandy for Richmond: ‘I’m there to break things’

I am deeply curious about whether Mandy Nolan can unseat Labor’s Justine Elliot and win Richmond for the Greens in Saturday’s election.

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.

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155-159 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park

2036m2 allotment with DA approval for 4 x 2 storey 3 bedroom town residences with double lock up garages.

Contact us for further information or visit our website.

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Open: Wednesday 12.00 – 12.30pm, Saturday 2.00 – 2.30pm
Details: Private sale - $1,150,000
Vacant 838m2 lot - $525,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Paul Banister 0438 856 552


FNBB-PIF-Banksia-605Rare 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.
So many young and exciting businesses have flocked to the Arts & Industrial Estate in recent years which has led to the area becoming a hub of innovation, great food, creativity and design. It is also an area of ideas and a precinct full of colour and energy. It is unlike any other industrial area in the region and properties sell fast.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: From $299,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the National or Liberal candidate. To...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When he says we should not...

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s all she’s done for the...

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.