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March 7, 2021

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Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

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Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very...

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

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...

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Property in Focus

Perched 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

• Bore water


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Open: By appointment

Details: $1,900,000 to $2,100,000 

Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 0419 856 840


258 Acres Within 5 Minutes To Coast

Lot 1 & Lot 2 189 Tyagarah Road, Tyagarah

This iconic parcel of land totals 104.37 hectares. The established business which currently farms approx. 120 acres of Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass also includes equipment, machinery and a huge machinery shed with 3 phase power, a workers or staff room with bathroom and a separate A/C office. There is plenty of available land to increase the turf operations or graze cattle as it is a very rich feed lot, is level and offers excellent access to transport.

The land itself holds a current Byron Shire Council DA approval which allows the block to be to split into 2 separate titles, both with building envelopes. Alternatively you may simply choose to leave as is, build your dream home and take advantage of the views back to Cape Byron. The current owner enjoys living in a small cabin which offers 2 bedrooms, kitchen and living space and a bathroom. The cottage and the shed have council approval.

You will not find a bigger parcel of land in such an accessible location to Byron Bay’s beaches and facilities, the Pacific Motorway, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads and GC Airport is only a 40 min drive.

Sold as a going concern.

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Open: Saturday 5th and 12th March 11.00 - 11.30am

Details: Auction 2nd April if not sold prior

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, James Young 0419 856 840


Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very welcome as I’ve been equally...