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May 12, 2021

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Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Other News

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Mullum on the Map

Mullum — time to discover your own backyard

Mullum Creek Native Nursery The Cactus Hill Project Chincogan Store Sunshine Alley Mullumbimby Engineering Linen House Outlet Barefoot Law Byron Bay Pork & Meats In the Raw Milk and Honey The Water Shop KIN Artisan Collective Mullum Farmers Market Mullumbimby Newsagency Son of Drum Mullumbimby Civic Hall


Mullum Creek Native Nursery

1. Mullum Creek Native Nursery

They supply the largest range of native plants in the Byron Shire. Over 500 varieties.

Wed–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat 9am–1pm.

See their list at mcnativenursery.com.au

110 Yankee Ck Rd, Mullumbimby Creek.

Cactus Hill Project

2. 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


Chincogan Store

3. Chincogan Store

Your local family-owned milk bar. Open seven 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

Sunshine Alley

4. 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

Insta: sunshine.alley

Mullumbimby Engineering

5. Mullumbimby Engineering

For expertly fabricated structural steelwork see Noel and the professional team at Mullumbimby Engineering. Established more than 30 years and committed to 100 per cent customer satisfaction.


6684 2325

Linen House

6. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets, towels, cushions, and more.

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

6684 6452

Barefoot Law

7. Barefoot Law

Low-cost practical advice – to help you make good decisions. Mondays at Byron Community Centre. Tuesdays at Mullum Neighbourhood Centre. To see Mark Swivel or Fiona Spencer

email: [email protected]

6684 1286


Byron Bay Pork and Meats

8. 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

In the Raw

9. In the Raw

Small-batch handcrafted natural body products and homewares from Byron Shire’s creatives and ethically made products by communities around the world.

@In the Raw.Byron Bay

0413 446 578

Shop 3/78 Dalley Street

Milk and Honey

10. Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey is a casual restaurant offering delicious, artisan, wood-fired pizzas and a frequently changing menu showcasing the highest-quality and freshest seasonal, locally sourced produce available.


6684 1422

The Water Shop

11. The Water Shop

The Water Filter Experts – now in Mullumbimby. For home, office, or commercial water filters. Countertop, gravity-fed, under-sink, whole-house systems. Located upstairs from Punch & Daisy Cafe.

105 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby

6680 8200


KIN Artisan Collective

12. KIN Artisan Collective

Fairy Floss the iconic label is now stocked at KIN. Designed by locals for locals, delivering neo-tribal, gypsypunk spirit. Fairy Floss is an ambassador for ethically made slow fashion.

70 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby

FB/Insta: @kinartisancollective

Mullum Farmers Market

13. Mullum Farmers Market

The region’s most vibrant weekly farmers market – fresh local produce, live local music, delicious breakfasts, great coffee, and free kids’ activities. Every Friday at Mullumbimby. Showgrounds at 7–11am.


Mullumbimby Newsagency

14. Mullumbimby Newsagency

Your locally owned newsagency. Pop in and see their friendly team. Great service, wide range of stationery and gifts. New children’s line instore now!

6684 2127

44 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby

Son of Drum

15. Son of Drum

Mullum’s own original music shop! As well as some of the best-known brands in both acoustic and electronic gear, they also specialise in world instruments and locally made musical creations.

Shop 1 / 31 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby

6684 1742


Mullumbimby Civic Hall

16. Mullumbimby Civic Hall

Mullum’s own iconic venue for all occasions. Weddings, classes, presentations, workshops, and a diverse selection of concerts and events held here throughout the year!

Call 0488 609 774 to book,


55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up at the beach; I have...

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?