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May 29, 2022

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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.

Other News

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

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.

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

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! 

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

Property in Focus


Beach Side Living At Its Best!

House 4 of 3 Sallywattle Drive, Suffolk Park

This spacious, contemporary home is just minutes' walk along a private track to beautiful Tallow Beach.

Set over two levels, the home really depicts the perfect north coast lifestyle with flowing indoor/outdoor living spaces and an abundance of natural light.

Features include;
• Versatile floorplan
• 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
• 3 bedrooms have spa ensuite (1 being a 2 way bathroom), 1 bedroom has walk-in robe, all others have built-ins
• Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances
• Open plan living with polished concrete floors flowing through to outdoor alfresco entertaining, private rear yard and fabulous in ground swimming pool
• Spacious upstairs living area with timber floors
• High ceilings and wide timber staircase
• 504m2 with north facing aspect and established tropical landscaping
• Double garage with drive through rear door

A quiet, secure cul-de-sac with a safe area for children to play and the convenience of being within a short walk of the shopping centre, tavern and sealed bike track all the way to Byron Bay and schools.

The private beach track through Midgon Park to Tallow Beach makes this the ultimate beachside lifestyle!.

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Open: Thursday 12 May 12.00 – 12.30pm and Saturday, 14 May 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: $950,000 - $1,045,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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Outstanding Eco-Tourism Property On 100 Acres

463 Tuntable Creek Road, Tuntable Creek

This stunning architect designed home with games room overlooks a beautiful dam situated at the top of Tuntable Creek Valley.

The 100 acres offers numerous options including DA approval for 7 x 2 bedroom cabins plus managers residence.

Currently there is a separate studio overlooking one of the dams. There is an abundance of water with 4 dams, 7 large water tanks incl. 2 x 500,000lt tanks beneath the house that act as a self-cooling system, and access to Tuntable Creek featuring big water holes and rapids.

Features include
• Combustion wood heaters
• The outdoor entertaining area has its own pot belly and fire pit
• Jarrah timber floors and high ceilings
• Library/storage area plus attic storage space
• Underground cellar
• Great mobile phone reception and internet access
• 15x12m machinery shed with concrete slab and self-sustainable solar system
• Self-sustainable with solar systems, wind turbine and generator
• Rainforest regeneration plan in progress

7 mins to The Channon, 30 mins to Lismore, 50 mins to Byron Bay, 15 mins to Nimbin and a 1.5 hour drive to the Gold Coast Airport. There is school bus pick up at the front gate.

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Open: Saturday 3.00 – 3.30pm
Details: $1,495,000 - $1,600,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297

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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.