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January 29, 2021

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It’s legal to grow and distribute – but only by the anointed

Byron based medicinal cannabis producer is sending cannabis to Germany in a breakthrough $92m deal yet the humble plant remains illegal for locals and continues to put people behind bars.

Other News

Kerry O’Brien reverses decision to accept AO

‘With regret, I have decided to reverse my decision to accept my appointment as an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia’.

Fellow Second Peoples, the work of justice and reconciliation is ours

It’s not just up to Indigenous people to bear the load of communicating the truth of our history and seeking justice around this day.

It’s legal to grow and distribute – but only by the anointed

Byron based medicinal cannabis producer is sending cannabis to Germany in a breakthrough $92m deal yet the humble plant remains illegal for locals and continues to put people behind bars.

Lismore marks Invasion/Survival Day

Hundreds of First Nations people and supporters gathered at Lismore Environment Centre this morning to mark Invasion/Survival Day.

Learner charged after Bruns roundabout crash

A 16-year-old learner driver has been charged with a string of offences after a crash in Brunswick Heads on Tuesday night.

Rail Trail or nothing!

Neil McKenzie, Bangalow David Lisle’s article A short history of our rail corridor debate summed up succinctly and accurately the compelling...

Mullum — time to discover your own backyard

You know that feeling when you look at your backyard and rather than seeing what you’ve always seen, you suddenly see the hidden beauty, delight and potential?

Mullumbimby, the Byron Shire’s backyard. It’s very familiar; you think you know what it has to offer, yet it has so much more; interesting, exciting – both established and new there is always something worth experiencing…

Soul Pattinson ChemistEdens LandingThe Branches CoffeeOld Mill TimberyardHolistic Natural HealthDolphin Cove BistroMade in MullumChincogan StoreMullum Chocolate ShopHuonbrook ValleyThe Cactus Hill ProjectMullumbimby EngineeringByron Bay Pork & MeatsSunshine AlleyLinen House OutletMullum Vet ClinicMullum Farmers MarketThe EmpireYamanKP Family Matters


Soul Pattinson Chemist Mullumbimby

1. Soul Pattinson Chemist

There when you need them. Highly trained staff offering expert advice. Your health needs are first and foremost. Latest health and beauty products that make you feel and look great. Last minute gifts...

they’ve got you covered!

6684 4888

Edens Landing

2. Edens Landing

At Edens landing they take pride in serving fresh local produce, with both organic and conventional seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Try their extensive range of mouthwatering antipasto, olives and delicious cheeses.


6684 1007

The Branches Coffee

3. The Branches Coffee

The Branches lovingly roast organic, fairtrade specialty coffees and create delicious market fresh breakfast and lunch offerings in their cafe.

Must try: housemade bagels!

Open Monday to Friday 6.30am–3pm


Old Mill Timberyard

4. Old Mill Timberyard

Supplying high quality Australian timbers to the people of northern NSW and southern QLD. We specialise in custom machining jobs, flooring, decking, structural hardwoods and decorative cladding.

6684 1300


Holistic Natural Health

5. Holistic Natural Health

AHPRA Registered Health Practitioners:

Michael Collis – Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine. Jamie Bellamy – Acupuncturist (General practice, Women’s Health, Emotional Imbalances). Prema Ra – Physiotherapist, Self-help for Chronic Pain.

Michael 6684 2559

Jamie 0432 034 202

Prema 0406 912 124

Dolphin Cove Bistro

6. Dolphin Cove Bistro

Dolphin Cove Bistro at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, serving $12 daily specials and a pizza and pasta buffet every Tuesday, where kids under 12 eat free (conditions apply).

Like us on Facebook.


6684 2533

Made in Mullum

7. Made in Mullum

A collective of unique and wonderful local artisans selling their creations under one roof. All handmade locally.

Always something new and interesting.

Find them next to the Empire Cafe.

Insta & FB: @madeinmullum

Chincogan Store

8. Chincogan Store

Your local family-owned milk bar. Open 7 days. Juicy burgers, crunchy chips, fresh sandwiches, huge thickshakes, coffee, sweets and treats. Catering and function catering. Phone orders welcome.

6684 2214

5:30am – 8:30pm

The Mullum Chocolate Shop

9. Mullum Chocolate Shop

An old-fashioned Chocolate Shop offering a great selection of chocolates, lollies and liquorice with friendly smiles and service. They offer a large selection of vegan, organic and gluten-free options.


6684 4825

Huonbrook Valley

10. Huonbrook Valley

Imagine… a Friday evening family meal or date with no phone reception, where folks actually speak with each other!

A slice of Tuscany hidden in the hills behind Mullumbimby.

6684 0400


The Cactus Hill Project

11. The Cactus Hill Project

The Cactus Hill Project creates unique stories for your home and life. Designer furniture, handcrafted ceramics, decorative objects, treasured textiles, accessories and art are all curated in collaboration with local and international artisans.

6684 6110


Mullumbimby Engineering

12. Mullumbimby Engineering

The local experienced team at Mullumbimby Engineering specialise in structural steelwork.

They are committed to expert fabrication backed by outstanding customer care.

Steel sales also available at 17 Towers Drive.

6684 2325


Byron Bay Pork and Meats

13. Byron Bay Pork & Meats

A local, family-owned business that sources premium quality pork, beef, lamb and goat from their family farms.

Call in and see their friendly team. Open Monday till Saturday.

6684 2137

Sunshine Alley

14. Sunshine Alley

Sunshine Alley houses carefully curated local art, jewellery, ceramics, body products and beautiful clothing.

Owner and jewellery designer Susie Cadsky is happy to discuss jewellery custom designed just for you.

0429 191 106


Linen House

15. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets,

towels, cushions and more.

All up to 70% off from a family brand you can trust.

6684 6452

Mullumbimby Vet

16. Mullum Vet Clinic

Your local vet for over 30 years, servicing Mullumbimby and surrounds.

A professional, friendly team caring for small and large animals.

Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm, Sat 9am–12pm

A/h emergency service

6684 3818

Mullum Farmers Market

17. Mullum Farmers Market

Every Friday 7–11am, come and see Mullum at its colourful best. Shop for fresh produce, meet friends, enjoy brekkie and local coffee, and soak up the fun and friendly vibe.


The Empire Cafe

18. The Empire

The Empire is where it’s at!

Something for all tastes from epic

burgers to vegan delights. Enjoy delectable treats and good vibes at this Mullum icon.

facebook.com/EmpireMullum instagram.com/empiremullum



19. Yaman

Authentic handcrafted Yemenite pastry, falafel, Middle-Eastern spices, free-range, organic, local produce and love for the flavours of their ancestors, blended with the tradition of Yemen and the vibe of Mullumbimby.


6684 3778

KP Family Matters

20. KP Family Matters

Kate brings 20 years + professional relationship expertise.

Individual and couples counselling, children impacted by separation, mediation for families, neighbours, workplaces. Learn skills to reduce conflict and gain joy.


0402 207 137

Rail trail debate

Geoff Meers, Suffolk Park It was good to read David Lisle’s comprehensive and reasoned discussion of the history of the Casino to Murwillumbah rail corridor....

No respect

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock Once again it’s that time of the year where we are meant to celebrate Australia day on 26 January. The day...

A window of trust

Baden Offord, Ocean Shores Wholeheartedly agree with Dave Rastovich’s spot-on letter regarding the value and benefit of The Echo, that it is a ‘trusted window’ (Letters,...

Conspiracy and pubs

Art Burroughes, Mullumbimby Regarding my article Conspiracy in the Pub becomes talking point (Echo, 20 January). How can we avoid falling foul of the growing tsunami of...