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Byron Shire
June 20, 2021

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No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

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Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

Byron triathletes maintain impressive form to take second spot

The Byron Bay ‘Breakers’ Triathlon Club finished their season with an impressive and highly respectable second in the Forager North Coast Interclub Series.

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

History as she is wrote

It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give some background to Byron Greens...

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Property in Focus

Prime Acreage Minutes To Byron Bay & Bangalow

46 Fowlers Lane, Bangalow


Here is a rare opportunity to purchase quality acreage with magnificent views so close to Byron Bay and Bangalow. 24 hectares (61 acres) of gently sloping, north facing, clean land which is rich in soil suitable for agricultural, horticultural or lifestyle endeavours. There is an upgraded 4 bedroom home with studio PLUS 2 building sites where you could build your own stunning custom designed home and not over capitalise.

• Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge with wood fire and access onto a covered deck
• Northern rural and coastal outlook
• High ceilings, large rooms, polished timber floors
• 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
• New roof, re wired and re plumbed

• Open plan living and dining with wood fire
• Functional kitchenette and slate floors
• One bedroom plus bathroom
• Covered front porch

• Previously certified organic farm
• Frost free
• 40 mega litre irrigation licence
• New fences
• Large machinery shed
• 360 degree views including significant ocean views through to Brunswick Heads and beyond
• This property will benefit from the new highway upgrade offering even more tranquillity


View Property

Open: By appointment
Details: $2,250,000 to $2,450,000
Paul Banister 0438 856 552, Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Stylish Duplex With Large Yard 100m To Beach

2/30 Brandon Street, Suffolk Park

Located just one street from Tallow Beach, this stylish duplex offers an easy, breezy beachside lifestyle complete with a tasteful renovation and large yard with rear access!

The home is spacious and full of light with timber floors and an east facing open plan living/dining room that flows onto a lovely patio. The kitchen is modern with stone benchtops including a large breakfast bar and dishwasher.

There are 2 bedrooms both with built in robes. The main has a large window to take in the pretty view and privacy of the large back yard and gardens. There is a central bathroom and internal laundry with extra storage space.

A double carport running along the side of the building creates plenty of room for car parking and a protected and private outdoor living area.

An appealing home or investment in a quiet street only minutes’ walk to the beach, Suffolk Park shops, tavern and bike track into Byron Bay’s town centre and schools.

Agent declares interest.
View Property

Open: Saturday, 9 April 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: $660,000 to $695,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552, Helene Adams 0412 139 807


Localisation fantasy

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Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but the article on page 5,...