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May 29, 2022

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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.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

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.

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...

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

1/36 Paterson Street, Byron Bay

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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

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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

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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.