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February 25, 2021

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Ready for Byron’s latest massive development on Jonson St?

The changing face of Byron as Gold Coast and Sydney developers move in to recreate the look and feel of the town with intense development proposals.

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Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial.

The lunatics have taken over the asylum…

The Zombies of the Climate ApoCOALpse have today swarmed around Queensland's Parliament House this morning to highlight impending climate chaos.

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Cut it down – Tweed Councillors at odds over future of forest red gum

‘We should be active and take the tree down,’ Cr Polglase told the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday, referring to a significant forest red gum and koala food tree in Tweed Heads West.

Archibald has knock-on effect in Murwillumbah

The Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting the Archibald Prize and local business people say the event is giving the town of Murwillumbah a significant economic boost.

1-36PatersonStreet-FirstNationalBB-OTMEntry level home in blue chip location

1/36 Paterson Street, Byron Bay



This east facing double brick duplex on the sought after eastern end of Paterson Street is set on 307m2 backing onto National Park and is just moments from Clarkes Beach and a short stroll to the centre of town.

Featuring an open plan design of kitchen, living and dining area opening out onto a deck that is ideal for entertaining.

All 3 bedrooms have built-ins, the main bedroom with its own ensuite and the second bedroom opens out onto a private deck.

A generous tandem double garage adds to the property plus low-maintenance grounds.

This home is tucked away where there is no through traffic, and close to the beautiful beaches that Byron Bay has to offer.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $795,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


5-6PrestonsLaneTyagarah-FirstNationalBB-OTMMagnificent ocean and lighthouse views!

5/6 Prestons Lane, Tyagarah

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase just over 2 acres (8600m2) of prime land with spectacular ocean views from Brunswick Heads to Cape Byron Lighthouse with the ocean and beach a short bike ride down the lane.

Complementing this stunning vista is DA approval to build an absolute dream home. The approval is for a contemporary residence comprising of 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, multiple outdoor entertaining zones and a swimming pool and spa.

An exclusive community tile subdivision, this predominantly cleared property is one of 8 parcels of land. Included is a shared community lot of 35 acres offering you the ultimate easy care rural lifestyle. The DA has also been commenced with a garage currently on the property.

Discover an environment that is only a 7 minute drive to Byron Bay and close to popular local schools.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $1,000,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes! People went to great efforts...

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of what Ian wrote in his...