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May 9, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Other News

Byron Bay wins season opener against Mullum Giants

  Ross Kendall The local league derby is always  and the Byron Bay Red Devils have won the first game of...

Ballina Shire for the next 4 years: time to have your say

The Ballina Shire Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2021/22 - 2024/25 will be on exhibition until the 28th of May with provisions for public feedback. 

Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Property in Focus

Entertainers Haven - Stylish Indoor/Outdoor Living

25 Bottlebrush Crescent , Suffolk Park


Live resort style everyday, because it’s all about lifestyle in this affordable freestanding house with everything.

The ONLY house on the market under a million with all of these luxury features:

  • Entertainers delight backyard with covered outdoor living area
  • Above ground saltwater pool with solar heating
  • Gas heated hot spa
  • Balinese hut, Tumbled Travertine pavers and retainer walls, easy care lawn and established gardens
  • Modern kitchen with Italian designed tiled floors, stone bench-tops, breakfast bar, custom cabinetry and S/S appliances
  • Open lounge with hardwood timber floors, feature columns and views to the kitchen/dining area and gardens
  • 4 bedrooms including an ensuite with a WIR and access to outdoor living. The other 3 bedroom/office nooks all have BIR’s and floor to ceiling windows
  • New AC/Heating system throughout
  • Stylish all new main bathroom with a 2 person corner spa bath

Close by you’ll find the Suffolk Park hotel, shopping centre and beaches; it's a short stroll to the iconic shaz and baz organic deli, the bus to town stops at the door.

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Inspect: Saturday, 9 January 1.00 - 1.30pm

Details: Interest Over $899,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, Paul Banister 0438 856 552


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. 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 bed home with studio PLUS 2 building sites where you could build your own dream home.


• Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge with wood fire and access onto a covered deck

• Northern rural and coastal outlook

• High ceilings, large rooms and polished timber floors

• 4 bedrooms. The main bedroom has an ensuite and opens onto the deck

• Upgraded in 2007 – new roof, re wired and re plumbed


• Open plan living and dining with wood fire

• Functional kitchenette, slate floors

• One bedroom plus bathroom and covered front porch


• Recently certified organic, frost free

• 40 mega litre irrigation licence

• New fences and 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

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Inspect: Saturday, 9 January 12.00–12.30pm

Details: Auction Pending

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552, Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.