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May 20, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Mandy for Richmond: ‘I’m there to break things’

I am deeply curious about whether Mandy Nolan can unseat Labor’s Justine Elliot and win Richmond for the Greens in Saturday’s election.

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

Implement reforms

In a recent heart-breaking article in The Saturday Paper discussed a 10-year-old Indigenous child’s incarceration in the notorious Don...

Gameau’s Regenerating Australia screens May 20

Regenerating Australia, by Damon Gameau, is a short film that looks back at the next ten years from the eve of 2029 and recounts all of the actions we have taken on climate change and ecological degradation.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round. 

Suspicious house fire in Casino ends in charges

NSW Police say that man has been charged following a suspicious house fire.

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 
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


The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the National or Liberal candidate. To...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When he says we should not...

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s all she’s done for the...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act.