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May 13, 2021

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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

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Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Labor mayor hopeful

Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor. 

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...

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.

Property in Focus


Byron Shire’s Premium Rural Lifestyle Destination

49 Mullumbimby Road, Myocum

‘Carthona’ is an exclusive and boutique 6 lot subdivision located moments to Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads and 15 minutes to Byron Bay.

The lots range from approximately 1.5 acres to 17 acres and they all yield magnificent rural views over the Hinterland featuring Mt Chincogan and Mt Warning. Several lots have views back to Cape Byron Headland and the Lighthouse and pan across to open Pacific Ocean views.

All of the building envelopes are elevated and predominantly level and are surrounded by open, grassy land. Driveway access throughout the subdivision has been designed with sensitivity in mind to the privacy and ease of access to all lots.

This subdivision pays particular attention and respect to the natural environment as over 1000 native trees have been planted.

Small, picturesque dams have been formed along the natural waterway of the site and are positioned alongside one of the internal roads with plenty of space for all to enjoy.

Location is everything, 3 minutes in the car will have you cruising along the Pacific Motorway and within 35 minutes you can be checking in at the Gold Coast International Airport.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Blocks from $650,000 to 1,300,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, James Young 0419 856 840

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Large townhouse with northern courtyard

6/7 Cooper Street, Byron Bay

This wonderfully large and bright town house is centrally located and is in a small complex known as ‘Northwind’.

Location, location, location! Situated within minutes’ walk to both Byron Bay and Tallow Beach, this apartment offers fantastic beach side living and is centrally positioned close to Byron township.

This is an amazing opportunity to enjoy this lifestyle at this price point.

Defined by comfort and light, the open plan living spaces are all on the ground level and flow through to the wrap around, north facing patio. The kitchen is a generous size and has a dishwasher.

Upstairs offers three bedrooms with built-ins and bathroom with bath and separate shower.

There is an internal laundry at the end of the garage with access to a drying/utility area outside. The lock up garage also has secure internal access to the property.

This end town house is perfectly positioned in a small and quiet complex of only 7 other dwellings and offers extra privacy with only one common wall.

A great start for the first home owner or investor.

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Open: Saturday, 11 June 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: $579,000 - $637,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.