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May 25, 2022

Latest News

Up to five times the average rainfall in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Other News

AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Highrise in Byron Shire?

In 1990 a new LEP (Local Environment Plan) was approved in Byron Shire that limited commercial buildings to three...

Property in Focus

Stunning Contemporary Home In The Heart Of Bangalow

11 Campbell Street, Bangalow

With a style fitting of the pages of a home magazine, this ultra-modern home offers a multi-level floor plan, complete privacy, elevated treed views and yet only a short walk to Bangalow's Main Street with an array of quality cafés, restaurants and school.

Features include:

  • 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 with access to balcony
  • Study/dressing room off main bedroom
  • Large separate rumpus/media room or 4th bedroom
  • Large quality kitchen with stone benches, loads of storage and integrated European appliances
  • Kitchen and living room overlooks the pool
  • Well designed European laundry off kitchen
  • Feature ethanol fireplace in living room
  • Beautiful bathroom with floor to ceiling tiles, double sinks, freestanding bath and heated towel rail. Separate powder room.
  • Off street parking for 2 cars
  • Masses of storage throughout the entire home
  • Heated resort style pool and outdoor entertaining spaces
  • 100% private landscaped garden
  • Solar hot water
  • Private outdoor shower

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Open: Saturday, 2 May 11.00 – 11.30am
Details: Auction Onsite 16 May 1.00pm. Interest Over $725,000.
This property will be sold on or before auction.
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


One of the last remaining beachside lots!

2 Marattia Place, Suffolk Park

When you are on this 704m2 level corner lot with a north east aspect, it is unmistakable just how close to the beach you are. This open land enjoys uninterrupted natural light and you can hear the sounds of the ocean.

This land is ready to build on with many of the preliminary investigations done by the current owner.

With new homes commanding a premium price particularly in areas this close to the beach, this property presents an opportunity to build your dream home. With the extremely strong real estate market in beachside Suffolk Park this could also be an opportunity to build, sell and enjoy the profit!

The property is Torren's Title meaning no fees or restrictions.

Just 300m to Tallow Beach, a quick stroll to the shops and tavern and a bike track along the beach to schools and the centre of Byron Bay.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Auction Onsite 23 May 3.00pm. Interest Over $575,000.
This property will be sold on or before auction.
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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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. 

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.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.