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March 8, 2021

Latest News

Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

Other News

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Mullum on the Map

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 is 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…

Scratch Patisserie Hemp Culture Mint Pilates Sunshine Alley Mullum Asian Grocery Mullumbimby Engineering Soul Pattinson Chemist Mullumbimby Leagues Club Yaman Mullumbimby Mullum Creek Native Nursery Mullumbimby Newsagency Lambruk


Scratch Patisserie

1. Scratch Patisserie

Recognisable by its lavish window display of organic pastries, decadent cakes, craft bread and organic coffee.

Open Tues to Fri 7.30am – 2pm

and Sat 7.30am – 12.30pm


6684 2914

Hemp Culture

2. Hemp Culture

Join the revolution for a greener future in the Mullum community. Immerse yourself in their diverse range of hemp products and chat with their friendly staff about all things hemp.


6684 1937

Mint Pilates

3. Mint Pilates

Experience the true, original Pilates method in a beautiful, boutique studio in Mullumbimby. Fully equipped with the best apparatus in the industry, taught by experienced and passionate instructors.


0408 587 555

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

Mullum Asian Grocer

5. Mullum Asian Grocery

Supplying a fantastic assortment of fresh and pre-packaged Asian groceries, from a variety of Asian countries all in one convenient location. Pop in for some Yum Cha and try their hugely popular Bubble Tea!

Fb: Mullum Asian Grocery

6684 2059

Mullum Engineering

6. Mullumbimby Engineering

Specialising in structural steelwork for commercial and residential projects. Steel sales available. Open 7am to 3pm Monday to Friday.

For a free quote call Noel on 6684 2325.


Soul Pattinson Chemist

7. Soul Pattinson Chemist

Stocking the latest health and beauty products and a range of beautiful gifts for Christmas. Let the girls in store help you find that special gift for your loved one.

6684 4888

Mullum Leagues Club

8. Mullumbimby Leagues Club

Enjoy pub style dinners Friday or wood-fired pizza by Luscious Foods Saturday nights. Special event hire, golf or camping also available!


6684 1400


9. Yaman Mullumbimby

Traditional Yemenite Food.

Handcrafted malawach, falafel, Middle Eastern spices, organic, local produce. Love for the flavours of their ancestors blended with the Yemenite tradition and the vibe of Mullumbimby. Experience authentic atmosphere and culture.


6684 3778

Mullum Creek Nursery

10. 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


6684 1703

Mullum Newsagency

11. Mullumbimby Newsagency

A beautiful new range of eco friendly office, school and craft supplies in store now. Drop in and check it out. The friendly staff are always happy to help you.

6684 2127


12. Lambruk

With over 40 years experience, Lambruk is your first choice for cabinet making in the Northern Rivers. Offering high levels of workmanship, quality materials, and a strong focus on customer service.

[email protected]

6684 1066


Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.