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March 5, 2021

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New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

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Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

It is easy to think we have almost achieved equality for men and women in a country like Australia – just as long as you don’t think too hard about it.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

Property in Focus

FNBB-PIF-10ArmstrongStreetImmaculate Family Home In Beachside Suffolk Park

10 Armstrong Street, Suffolk Park




Superbly positioned in beachside Suffolk Park, this family home offers easy living and entertaining options for all.

Immaculate throughout, features include an open plan kitchen, dining and informal living which flows through to a fantastic undercover outdoor patio and entertainers deck. There is an air-conditioner plus adjoining family lounge.

A private main bedroom/parents retreat is located at the rear of the home and has an ensuite, walk in robe, air conditioner, ceiling fan and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the beautifully manicured gardens.

The other 3 bedrooms are at the front of the home; 2 of the bedrooms have built in robes. There is a large central bathroom with bath and shower plus a separate W/C and laundry.

Situated on a 556m2 fenced block with a double lock up garage, bore, solar hot water and solar panels.

This immaculate quality home is in a highly sought after area only minutes to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park Shops and Tavern. A beautiful, private and spacious beachside home, excellent rental investment or holiday home.

Your inspection is highly recommended!

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Open: By appointment

Details: $880,000 to $930,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


FNBB-PIF-33PlantationDriveExcellent Opportunity in Ewingsdale

33 Plantation Drive, Ewingsdale




Occupying a stunning 7490m2, this property offers privacy with a spacious brick rendered home plus separate granny flat with its own completely separate access.

The main home provides a flowing open floorplan with an abundance of natural light throughout with 4 bedrooms with the main having an ensuite bathroom. There is a modern kitchen which opens out to an outdoor entertaining area, overlooking the property. There is also internal access from a large double garage (ideal for workshop space) with extra storage.

The grounds are private and the back of the home overlooks a resort style lagoon pool perfect for those summer days of outdoor entertaining. Ideal for guest accommodation or passive income is a freestanding granny flat with its own driveway access from Plantation Drive.

The whole property enjoys tropical gardens and loads of room for the children to play over the 2 acres of grassed paddock and a native backdrop.

Only minutes' drive or bike ride from Byron Bay's beaches, restaurants, boutique shopping and just around the corner from The Steiner School.

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Open: By appointment

Details: $950,000 to $1,050,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in the article about the Mullumbimby...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless in our community, now I’m...


Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise of democracy, do take the...

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.