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May 14, 2021

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Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

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Ageism alive and well

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Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Interview with Bob Vegas

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‘Natural’ cruelty

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Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Property in Focus

 FNBB-618-120LagoonDrStunning Lifestyle Property In Sought After Location

120 Lagoon Drive, Myocum


This beautiful elevated lifestyle property in sought after Myocum is an absolute must see!

Set on 9615m2 (over 2 acres) with landscaped gardens, you can enjoy total peace and privacy whilst only being minutes’ drive to Mullumbimby and Byron’s beaches.

The lovingly restored circa 1910 Queenslander boasts stunning views from Mt Chincogan to the rolling hinterland hills. The large, covered balconies are ideal to entertain family and friends.

Separate guest rooms and bathroom downstairs open to an enormous undercover area ideal for indoor /outdoor living or creative pursuits.

This is country living with all the comforts - NBN, ample water and 40 minutes’ drive to Gold Coast International airport.

Features include;

• North aspect

• Hoop pine flooring, high ceilings, stained glass and ornate fretwork

• Family lounge with new combustion stove and ceiling fan

• Kitchen with 5 burner stainless steel gas stove and DW

• 4 bedrooms plus study or 5 bedrooms

• 2kw solar feed in system producing ~9 kw/h a day

• 2 bay horse stable

• Planted more than 1000 trees – mainly bird attracting and natives local to the area

• Excellent variety of fruit trees

• 140m2 organic vegetable garden with 40m2 shadehouse

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Open: Thursday 5 May 4.00 – 4.30pm, Saturday 7 May 10.00 – 10.30am

Auction: 14th May 2.00pm Onsite

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


FNBB-618-12NewCityRdAuction 28th May Unless Sold Prior

12 New City Road, Mullumbimby


A great investment opportunity with two dwellings!

Fully restored cottage in Central Mullumbimby.

This charming double fronted timber cottage circa 1910 has been beautifully restored throughout and features high ceilings and timber floors.

Light, modern and air-conditioned, the open plan kitchen, meals and living seamlessly connects to the covered outdoor entertaining deck and north facing backyard.

The 3 bedrooms all have built in robes and the bathroom has enjoyed a stylish renovation.

Separate to the home is an existing large studio with ensuite + DA approved plans to convert to a Secondary Dwelling.

The 475m2 block is fully fenced with rear lane access and private gate. Professionally landscaped gardens complement the home beautifully.

A family orientated street situated a short, level walk to shops and the heart of buzzing Mullumbimby.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming open homes, or please call Su Reynolds today on 0428 888 660 to arrange your private viewing.

Agent declares interest.

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Open: Thursday 5 May 3.00 – 3.30pm, Saturday 7 May 9.00 – 9.30am

Details: 28th May 2.30pm Onsite

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


Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality. 

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to accept the democratic vote at their...