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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Property in Focus


Prime Ewingsdale Opportunity

71 Plantation Drive, Ewingsdale

Sprawled on a beautiful easy care 6564m2 block with slight elevation, this hardwood timber home offers opportunity to create a beautiful family property or a wonderful investment with options to add a self-contained studio (STCA).

This home features beautiful brushbox timber floors, light filled interiors, open plan living, high ceilings and exposed beams throughout the upper and lower levels.

At the top of the timber staircase is the large main bedroom with a full ensuite through the walk in robe and leafy views from all windows while the other two double size bedrooms are on the lower level.

This private haven captures the morning sun on the timber deck that wraps around the home while taking in the tranquil surroundings and bushland vistas.

There is a separate lock up garage with toilet and shower.

Ewingsdale is only a short drive into the heart of Byron Bay town centre and pristine beaches and only a 45 minute drive to Coolangatta Airport.

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Open: Saturday 30 April 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: $930,000 to $990,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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Your Opportunity To Secure Your Dream

15 Bryce Street, Suffolk Park

Ideally positioned in a quiet, peaceful street between Tallow Beach and Suffolk Park shops.

Features;
• 748m2 of level land
• Double brick rendered home
• 4-5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
• East facing backyard
• Opportunity to refresh the home to your desire
• Comfortable level walk to shops, tavern, surf and dog friendly beach
• Cycle track to Byron Bay town centre

This is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

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Open: Thursday 28 April 4.00 – 4.30pm, Saturday 30 April 12.00 – 12.30pm
Details: $940,000 to $1,030,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.