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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

A gold star campaign and a result full of hope

It’s not surprising that Mandy Nolan got so many primary votes at Saturday’s election for the seat of Richmond – her campaign has been relentless and her volunteers all stellar.

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

Byron Council’s new bioenergy gas electricity plant

Not sure if it will be on full moon, but to be built snuggled up between Sunrise and the...

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.

Who gets a voice?

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

Discover the delights of Kingscliff and the surrounding Tweed Coast.


Kingscliff Surf Lifesaving Club

1. Cudgen Headland SLSC

Casual bistro dining with a spectacular view. Serving fresh and delicious meals seven days a week. Lunch from 12pm, Dinner from 5.30pm, Breakfast available Sundays only from 8am.
61 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
6674 1573

Brothers Cafe

2. Brothers Cafe

A local veteran owned and operated restaurant serving spectacular dishes every day from 6am. Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights for dinner. Live music weekly and the best steaks in town.
36 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
02 6674 8499

Wave Yoga Living

3. Wave Yoga Living

Zone out from the stresses and distractions of daily life and focus on yourself. Stretching, strengthening, detoxing and meditation, whatever your intention you'll always get more than you came for.
12/60 Marine Pde, Kingscliff and
The Commons, 480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina

Kallalu the Gallery

4. Kallalu the Gallery

‘Together creating something amazing,’ unique art, fashion, homewares, and leather. Something for everyone. Watch this space for their next stage.
96 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
02 6674 8887
[email protected]

Loan Market

5. Loan Market

Experienced mortgage and finance broker Adam Wallace-Harrison and his dedicated, friendly team provide clients with a bespoke service tailored to your individual needs. Specialising in home, investment, and commercial loans.
8/480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina
0412 948 488

Casuarina Dental

6. Casuarina Dental – Family and Holistic Care

Casuarina Dental presents an innovative orthodontic system for straightening children’s teeth, while treating the known causes of incorrect jaw and dental development at the same time, e.g. mouth breathing and bad habits.
9/480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina
02 6678 2220

Kingscliff Nursery

7. Kingscliff Nursery

A plant-lover’s delight. Extraordinary range of plants and pots at prices that will have you smiling and coming back for more. All plants grown with sunshine and love. Open seven days.
438 Cudgen Road, Cudgen
02 6674 1022

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.