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May 28, 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.

Other News

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Parents rally behind essential local aftercare service

Mullumbimby locals are concerned that a vital, Council-run out of school hours child care service could shut after Byron Council issued a survey hinting at closure.

Flood resilience

A big thank you to Sonia Laverty and the Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) for providing Monday’s meeting on flood...


Featured property:


The Convenience of Town

1OrchidPl-2Mullumbimby 1 Orchid Place

This is the first time this 1950s style home has been listed for sale and it has been owned by the one family from then to now.

The owner has done all the hard work on this one with repainting, rewiring, new guttering & surfeits, new front gates, new window hardware & glazing - the list goes on & on.

• In-ground pool with new pump & filtration system
1OrchidPl-3• Undercover outdoor area overlooking the pool
• Four large bedrooms, all with built-in-robes
• Large study area/second living area adjoins the kitchen
• Separate living room with brick fireplace
• Verandahs wrap around the front & north east side
• Garage with workshop area, plus carport
• High ceilings & timber floors throughout
• One internal & one external bathroom
• Block size 837sqm



 Sale $660,000

Inspect Sat 11.00am-11.30am

Frances Hart 0414 802 368, [email protected]

property ID 1034704




Ray White Byron Bay
02 6685 6222


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.