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Byron marches for political change
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A reported 3,490 marchers gathered in Apex Park from 9am on Sunday to stand beside at least 100,000 people across the country for the March in March – Australians United for a Better Government, an action preceding the march on Canberra on Monday morning. The message behind the march was the people’s vote of no confidence in the current government’s policies and decisions. The massive crowd blocked traffic for over 20 minutes as it made its way down Jonson Street to Railway Park where it was standing room only, and peaceful protesters spilled out on to the pavement and road. With a list of at least 115 sins committed by prime minister Tony Abbott and his government, Mandy
Nolan played MC to the jam-packed crowd. Speakers, including Delta Kay, Fred McGrady, Kelly Cox, Justin Fields and Mark Robertson, were spurred on by the throng, who responded with an overwhelming ‘boo’ to Tony Abbott. Towards the end the event struck a sour note when MC Mandy Nolan was roughly handled by individuals wishing to address the crowd. The Echo has the scuffle on video and Ms Nolan is considering her response to the incident.
Abbott unaware Mr Abbott’s response to the event nationwide was that the only march he was aware of was the St Patrick’s Day parade in Sydney. According to AAP reports, the March in March event attracted the
largest crowd in Melbourne, where more than 10,000 people – among them parents, students, environmentalists, refugee supporters, cab drivers, teachers and children – gathered in the city centre. About 2,000 swarmed on central Brisbane to show their disdain for the direction taken by Liberal governments and just under 10,000 protested in Sydney, local police told AAP. Many of the headline-grabbing polices of the Commonwealth, NSW, WA and Queensland governments were attacked during an event organisers say is a grassroots, nonpartisan peaceful protest spawned from conversations on social media. The organisers claim March in March has 45,000 Facebook supporters, amassed since the conversation began in January.
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Writers festival supports Indigenous Literacy Foundation The Byron Bay Writers Festival has announced it will support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) as its new charity partner. Festival director Edwina Johnson believes the fit between the two organisations is perfect: ‘I feel so honoured that we are able to bring such incredible literary talent to the northern rivers. Our association with ILF means we can transfer some of that benefit via fundraising to remote Indigenous communities through the fabulous work of the ILF’. IFL executive director Karen Williams said the Indigenous Literacy Foundation was set up with the support of the Australian Book Industry in 2005. ‘The core aim of the ILF is to address literacy levels and improve the lives and opportunities of Indigenous children living in remote communities. Over the past five years it has delivered over 100,000 books to more than 230 communities. ‘I was over the moon when I received the call from Edwina informing us of the decision to sup-
port our organisation. We are only able to provide these vital literacy resources and publish community literacy projects through the generous support of organisations like the Byron Bay Writers Festival.’ Williams said the funds raised via the festival will help contribute to the organisation’s ability to increase the number of books it sends out in 2014. ‘Book supply is our biggest program area and many homes still do not have books. Less than 36 per cent of people living in a remote community have access to a library’. Johnson believes festival-goers will find a visit to the ILF festival pop-up tent a highly informative experience. ‘I encourage everyone to visit the ILF at the festival to learn more about the issues facing these communities. Many children in these areas don’t encounter written or spoken English until they reach school.’ See more about the Writers Festival at www.byronbaywritersfestival. com.au and the ILF at www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au.
Children from Yakanarra Remote Community School at the launch of their book at the National Library of Australia in 2013. Photo courtesy National Library of Australia.
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Adults get an education in driving from STEER Story & photo Eve Jeffery
It seems almost every day we hear about horrific car accidents and the tragic loss of lives on our roads. Quite often the kneejerk reaction is to blame our youth but it would appear that adult drivers are just as responsible on many levels. After all, from a young age children spend hundreds of hours behind the person behind the wheel.
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Phil Preston is the coordinator of the STEER Project – a youth driver program, who says that the next step in the program is to nip bad practice in the bud, at the place where kids first see driving behaviour. ‘We are hearing some concerning stories and noticing a case of “monkey see, monkey do” when youth start driving’, says Phil. ‘It is important for parents and supervising drivers to set the best example possible.’ ‘Over 150 learner drivers have completed the Safer Drivers Course for Learners with STEER’, says Phil. ‘Now it’s the supervising drivers’ turn.’
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who observe them,’ says Phil. A Keys Please Kiosk will be set up on the night, offering information and regular breath testing to increase awareness of safe drinking and driving. ‘We will have a conversation about safe driving in a relaxed environment. ‘A variety of information, videos and fun activities will increase driver habits and awareness. Rather than wor-
rying about young drivers as they leave the driveway, it’s best to be confident we have been great role models ourselves.’ Monkey See Monkey Do will be held at the Mullum Civic Hall on Thursday April 10 from 7pm. The cost is $12 with light refreshments and soft drinks included. Bookings essential; visit: www. steerproject.org.au or contact Phil on 0414 809 330.
Byron Creek flows, like an artery of life, through the heart of Bangalow town and hinterland. In this week in March 1925, a slower, simpler time, people of the Bangalow community designed and created a special area fronting this creek. They called it Bangalow’s Waterfront. In recent years, this much loved and well utilised community recreation area and swimming hole fell into disrepair. The public is now prevented from using the creek pool, which is surrounded by high cyclone mesh.
On Sunday March 23, from 3pm, an event is being held at Bangalow’s Heritage House to launch a community funding program to help pay for the revitalisation of Bangalow Parklands. ‘Our team came up with the idea that anyone could
contribute and help buy a bit of Bangalow,’ said Terry Bleakley from the Bangalow Parklands team (formerly known as the Bangalow Weir Group). ‘The creek swimming area was built and paid for by the community in the 1920s. It now needs repair. ‘We have approached many likely sources of funding, some of which are now coming good.’ The Parklands team has now broadened its vision and devised a masterplan for the entire area, including a bandstand, more trees and nature walks – perhaps a botanic gardens – and improved facilities, like benches and playground equipment. ‘We started getting feedback that people within the Bangalow community would like to be able to participate,’ said Terry. ‘So now you can. We don’t mind if you donate
heaps, or just five dollars. Every dollar counts.’ To launch the appeal to fund the masterplan, wellknown Bangalow journalist Mick O’Regan will be facilitating a panel discussion to highlight the history and merits of the area becoming known once more as the Waterfront at Bangalow.
Weir plan Among the panellists will be Lynn Smith, whose father, Bruce Beckinsale, taught many hundreds of children to swim in the creek swimming pool over decades. Chris Taylor, the Bangalow engineer who came up with a cheaper concept plan to repair the cracked weir, will discuss his design. Brookfarm’s Martin Brook will offer the businessman’s
perspective on the wider value of community endeavours such as this. BigScrub president, Dr Tony Parkes, will speak on the merits of community restoration of our indigenous rainforest and Rivercare’s 12 years’ work around the creek. Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson, will be asked about the extent of Council’s input. ‘We welcome anyone with a soft spot for the creekside park to come along and join us for a very interesting afternoon,’ added Christobel Munson, from the Parklands team. Afternoon tea will be available at the museum tearooms, or bring a picnic to the park. For more information, phone Terry Bleakley 6687 2525 or Christobel Munson 6687 2244.
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The program called Monkey See Monkey Do is an evening which focuses on ways adult drivers can improve their driving skills, knowledge and awareness. Of particular importance is modelling great behaviour around alcohol and driving. ‘The aim of the evening will be to increase supervising driver awareness and improve driving habits – and implicitly the driving of youth
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GG opens Olley art centre at Tweed
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Governor-General Quentin Bryce officially opened the Margaret Olley Art Centre (MOAC) in Murwillumbah on Saturday, describing it as ‘the most famous rooms in Australian art’. More than 800 invited guests and VIPs attended the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah for the gala ceremony to open the $4 million MOAC, an extension of the gallery, which celebrates the life, legacy and works of one of Australia’s most loved artists. It was the last official engagement outside Canberra for the Governor-General before her tenure in the role comes to an end next week.
Olley’s rooms The MOAC includes re-creations of three of the rooms in the late artist’s famous Sydney home, including the Hat Factory and the Yellow Room where she spent many hours painting. Before unveiling the official plaque, the GovernorGeneral told guests the MOAC was a unique project which entrenched the Tweed Regional Gallery as the home of ‘the most famous rooms in Australian art’. She also said regional galleries played an important role in Australia and the Tweed Regional Gal-
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Governor-General Quentin Bryce, left, with Tweed River Art Gallery director Susi Muddiman in front of some of Margaret Olley’s paintings just before the launch of the centre on Saturday in honour of the late artist.
lery was ‘one of the best’. Margaret Olley trustee Philip Bacon described the new centre as ‘absolutely stunning’ and ‘a triumph’ which re-created her studio ‘down to the tiniest detail’. ‘The only sad note is that the star of the show, that artistic rock star Margaret Olley, isn’t here to see it herself,’ Mr Bacon said. ‘Yet she is, really. Her presence is everywhere, as you will see when you go inside.’ Mr Bacon proposed locating the yet-to-be-built Olley Memorial Garden at MOAC next to an artist-in-residence
Baby film festival for BayFM To thank local community radio station BayFM for their ongoing support of the show Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond Radio, the presenters are hosting a fundraiser for the station. The Baby! International Film Festival will be screening all day on Saturday April 5 at the Byron Theatre, 11.30am–7.30pm. The event is a joint effort
with the show’s sponsor Maternity Coalition, Northern Rivers branch, a volunteerrun organisation that provides information to families about their birthing choices. Tickets are $13 ($10 for BayFM subscribers) and are available online at byroncentre.com.au or at the door. Organisers say all funds raised from the ticket sales will go to BayFM.
studio named in honour of one of Margaret Olley’s great friends, Lady Nancy Fairfax. Tweed mayor Barry Longland said the project had been highly anticipated by northern rivers residents and the Australian art world since work on the gallery began in June 2013.
$1m gift In 2011, the Margaret Olley Art Trust announced that the late Australian artist had bequeathed $1 million to establish a re-creation of her studio and elements of her home and wanted it built in the Tweed, where she spent time as a child. Former deputy prime minister Doug Anthony, whose gift of the land the gallery sits on made it all possible, told The Echo the opening on Sunday was the most ‘exhilarating feeling’ of his life, because ‘so many people have been involved’ in helping to achieve a gallery ‘with no equal anywhere else in Australia’. Margaret Olley’s nieces Sally Wilkinson, from Brun-
swick Heads, and Helen Rose Olley, from Toowoomba, agreed the recreation of the studio was ‘perfect’.
‘Second home’ Ms Wilkinson said the Paddington studio became her own ‘second home’ in the last ten years of the artist’s life after Margaret invited her to live there. ‘I’m happy to see it recreated for everyone else to experience the artistic side of her life which is more than just the paintings,’ she said. Students in the choir at Murwillumbah Public School, where Olley first went to school, performed several songs including the national anthem. Tweed Regional Gallery and the Margaret Olley Art Centre will be open to the public again from Wednesday March 19, 10am to 5pm. Q See Sharon Shostak’s
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Do we want a new major development in West Byron? Do we want: • longer trafﬁc delays on Ewingsdale Rd on a daily basis? • upwards of 2800 extra people wanting services, local jobs, surf spots, parking and school places? • water contamination of Belongil Creek due to acidsulfate soils on the site? • signiﬁcant koala habitats threatened? • a development that is the opposite of the low key, sustainability-oriented values of this town? • a development that threatens the reasons people visit Byron and threatens the many jobs tourism supports?
Development can be good if it is an improvement There are responsible and sustainable development solutions for Byron Bay that we could be proud of and which are in keeping with the values of our community.
The West Byron proposal is an irresponsible development A proposal to rezone a 108 hectare site for development at West Byron along Ewingsdale Road is currently being considered by the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure. The decision on the future of the site was taken out of the hands of Byron Shire Council. Our Council has repeatedly rejected proposals for development at West Byron as the land is unsuitable for development because of inadequate infrastructure, traffic congestion, flooding problems, insufficient sewage capacity and potential severe environmental impacts. The present plan for development includes a large suburb with a mix of medium and low-density housing and commercial and light industrial sites. This is not the kind of low-key development that we understand the people of Byron want. It would be a suburb with a population the size of Mullumbimby.
came to Byron to avoid. • The rezoning would permit 1100+ houses to be built — adding at least 2800 more people to our population of 10,000. This signiﬁcantly exceeds the kind of measured growth that was outlined in the NSW Government’s 2007 Far North Coast Regional Strategy. • Trafﬁc congestion on Ewingsdale Road is already going to get a lot worse due to developments at Becton, Bayshore Village and the new hospital. West Byron would add even more cars, generate more congestion and increase pressure on parking in town and at our beaches that is already at capacity. • It is likely that trafﬁc would be so bad that it would have a negative impact on tourism — our largest employer. Our strongest marketing tool for tourism is our point of difference from many other overcooked coastal towns.
What are the likely impacts of the proposed development?
• Local businesses would also suffer if the trafﬁc causes customers to choose other places over Byron Bay to do business.
• The relaxed small town community feel we have fought hard to preserve over the years would be lost. We would have to contend with city-style problems that many of us
• Land clearing on the site would destroy core koala habitat that would likely see the demise of Byron’s already small koala colony. • There is a danger that toxic run-off,
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a result of building work disturbing the acid-sulfate soils that cover more than 75% of the site, would poison Belongil Estuary and adjacent Cape Byron Marine Park; essential areas for ﬁsh and shorebird breeding. • More people would be looking for work in an area of already high unemployment.
The land rezoning should not proceed It is irresponsible to give the go-ahead for this development without having resolved the substantial problems associated with the site: • Trafﬁc — a comprehensive Trafﬁc Plan of Management must be in place for all of Byron Bay. • Acid-sulfate soils (ASS) — an ASS Plan of Management must be in place. The risk of contaminating Belongil Creek is too great. • Koalas — Byron’s koala population is already threatened as a result of urbanisation. The proponents of the development have no Koala Plan of Management in place.
What about affordable housing for locals? Developers cannot guarantee these houses would be ‘affordable’ — and affordable for whom? The sites at West Byron are to be sold in an open market and there is nothing to stop investors buying up the houses and charging the same inﬂated rents they charge all over Byron — or holiday letting them and excluding locals who need homes. That is what causes the affordable housing
shortage. The marketplace cannot make houses cheaper for people who are struggling for a place to live. Affordable housing needs to be addressed at a policy level by Council or the NSW Government. It is not a problem that the West Byron development would solve.
Return the decision-making to the community Local member Don Page is also the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for Northern NSW. We urge Mr Page to defend our region and our local government and act to stop this rezoning before it leads to this inappropriate development. The NSW Coalition government came to the last election promising to give communities a say in decisions that directly affect them. Bypassing the democratically elected Council and imposing a mega-suburb on our town breaks this pre-election promise. We really must have a say in a decision concerning a development that will have a substantial impact on our town. Byron Residents’ Group is not about saying ‘no’ to improvement. We invite the community to join us in promoting development that is locally based, measured and makes the fullest use of available resources. The kind of suburbanisation proposed for West Byron is out-dated and has been discredited. We would like to see possibilities for creative and innovative building that would maintain the unique character of Byron Bay.
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Artists to celebrate Bundjalung culture On Friday March 21 Arts Northern Rivers will launch Bunarm Bologaman Wahl Bundjalung (Brothers coming together of the Bundjalung Nation), an exhibition of works by 12 significant Bundjalung artists who have a deep connection to the culture of the Bundjalung Nation and to each other as brothers, dedicated to protecting and caretaking culture for future generations. Guests will be welcomed to country by Arakwal and Bundjalung representatives with the exhibition opening to be officiated by Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson. The exhibition includes artwork from all areas of the Bundjalung Nations inspired by nuthung garra (ancestors), the higher spiritual source known as nuthung ngali and the butheram (creation times).
From left, Bundjalung artists Luke Close, Burri Jerome, Gilbert Laurie, Oral Roberts and Noel (Charlie) Caldwell.
The artists, who are all teachers and mentors in their culture and art, offer a unique perspective on their djugun (country) and all are dedicated to creating work
that inspires the Indigenous youth of the northern rivers to reconnect to their culture. The opening night is on Friday March 21 at Bangalow A&I Hall, beginning at
5.30pm. All works will be for sale with all proceeds going directly to the artists. The exhibition will run until March 30 inclusive. See opening times at https:// artsnorthernrivers.com.au.
EDO holds workshop on changes to Aboriginal heritage law EDO NSW will hold a free workshop to explain the proposed changes to the laws affecting Aboriginal cultural heritage in NSW and how the community can have its say. The community legal centre is preparing a submission to the NSW government and wants to accurately reflect the views of local communities by facilitating discussion on the reforms. The NSW government has released a draft model for a stand-alone Aboriginal Cultural Heritage law which would replace all Aboriginal cultural heritage provisions in the current National Parks and Wildlife Act. Proposed changes include establishing local Aboriginal cultural heritage committees across all NSW regions to negotiate outcomes with
developers; and redefining Aboriginal cultural heritage to what the traditional owners consider culturally significant, including landscapes. The workshop will be held at The Red Dove (upstairs) 80 Keen Street, Lismore, on Wednesday March 19, 11am– 1pm, and will be followed by lunch. For more information on Aboriginal cultural heritage visit EDO NSW’s website which has factsheets, past policy submissions to government and information on previous court cases to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage: www.edonsw.org. au/aboriginal_communities_policy. EDO NSW has also produced a booklet called Caring for Country: A Guide to Environmental Law for Abo-
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Kids’ clothes needed for PNG Local agent Mark Cochrane and his wife Alison are cruising to The Louisiades, a group of islands off the eastern tip of PNG. They’ll be taking hundreds of pairs of old glasses donated by optometrists, lots of medical necessities and hundreds of toothbrushes. Mark wants to place on record a huge thank you to Craig Watson Soul Pattinson Chemist and to Brunswick Heads Holistic Dental Surgery for their generous help. Mark and Al have lots of
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Local News Volunteers plant trees for koala habitat Volunteers helped to plant 650 trees to restore koala habitat at Tyagarah near the old low-level railway bridge on the weekend. The trees came from money raised by Brunswick Valley Landcare’s Forest Fairies at last November’s Mullum Music Festival. Planting was co-ordinated by Brunswick Valley Landcare and Byron Shire Council’s Koala Connection Project, which also covered additional costs for tree guards, stakes and site preparation. The site is an important part of the larger wildlife corridor Council is working with landholders to restore. The tree planting was carried out adjacent to the highway at the Tyagarah Creek underpass, which provides a location for koalas and other wildlife to pass under the highway. Lunchtime entertainment was provided by
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From left, Jo Green, Sonia Friedrich and Jo Allchin, digging in for an intense planting session. Photo Jeff ‘Green About The Gills’ Dawson
the boys from Potato Potato! Joanne Green, Koala Connection project officer, who joined with the Forest Fairies to raise funds at the music festival, says, ‘The site is popular for riding and past
going commitment to building and promoting Byron shire as an age-friendly community where older residents feel valued and included’. Highlights include The Mayor’s Morning Tea, open days at the Mullumbimby Men’s Shed and the Mullumbimby Pottery, and the opportunity to try out a beach
land use has allowed a koala population to live in harmony with the horses on the site. The planting will add more food and shelter trees for the threatened coastal koalas.’ Ongoing maintenance of
the planting will be carried out by contractors working with Koala Connections. See more about the program at http://www.byron. nsw.gov.au/koala-connections.
Check out the protest camp and join the festivities! 9am -1pm: “When the Heat is On” – Psychological Skills and Emotional Wellbeing morning • Metgasco to drill in our water catchment near Lismore in approx 3 weeks Live at Bentley the Gate protectors’ camp ready Concert • •Lock Come and unite all 97.7% of you who from 2-6pm want to remain Gasﬁeld Free!
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by ex-mayor and Greens upper house MP Jan Barham, did everything it could to hinder progress on the project. Mr Agnew said Byron Council under new mayor Simon Richardson had helped deliver the project. Construction could start next year, once council has finalised its paperwork. ‘Beachbreak Developments managed to limit council charges to $800,000.’
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316-bed hostel for Bay gets go-ahead According to a report in the Melbourne Herald-Sun, developer Steve Agnew has won a ten-year battle with Byron Shire Council to build a 316bed hostel on the old council chambers site in Byron Bay. Mr Agnew went through the Land and Environment Court to appeal against Council development charges totalling $3.1 million. According to the HeraldSun report, ‘The council, led
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Council helps celebrate Seniors Week Drumming, surfing, Lifeball, pottery, carpentry, art exhibition, ukulele workshop, library sessions, healthy minds and a behind-the-scenes radio session are all part of Seniors Week events in Byron Shire. Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson said the celebrations are part of ‘Council’s on-
Those opposing CSG in Byron Shire are lending a hand to fellow activists at Bentley, near Lismore. They are calling on other Shire residents to join in the action. ‘Metgasco will be attempting to drill a gas well at Bentley,’ said a spokesperson for the group. ‘The locals there need help to resist invasive gas fields. ‘As the first stage of the Metgasco exploration – grading, roadworks, site prep and camp setup – is due to start at
Bentley this week, it is imperative that we get as many people on the ground as possible. ‘Come to the camp and familiarise yourself with the Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA) strategies this Saturday starting at 9am. Carpool from the Mullum Community Gardens at 7am for NVDA or a later carpool at 11am for afternoon events.’ Those interested can visit gasfieldfreebyronshire.org or phone Nina Bishop 0422 684 683 for more information.
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and worked for the Colonial Sugar Refining Company (CSR). In 1952 a young school teacher arrived and they fell in love. By 1953 they were engaged but couldn’t get married straight away, having to get permission from the company, which basically meant waiting for ‘couples’ accommodation. The pair returned to Phyllis’s home turf in Sydney and were there just long enough to get married at the Presbyterian church Bankstown on March 5, 1954. They spent the next 20 years in Fiji and had two children, Linda and William. Though born in Fiji, Robert was considered an ex-pat, so when the atmosphere changed in the islands in 1970, the Keytes moved to Australia, settling in Harbord (Freshwater).
Both the Keyte children followed in their mum’s footsteps and became teachers and in 2003 Robert and Phyllis moved to Mullumbimby, where their daughter Linda taught at Mullum High. ‘Our daughter and family were here and we thought it was a pretty nice part of the world’, says Phyllis. ‘We have been pretty happy here.’
Phyllis says the best thing about being married for 60 years is being with your best friend. ‘There is a quote from Oscar Wilde that sums it up perfectly. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear”. Being best friends is the main thing.’
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Jacqui Lute was a well known personality around the Byron Shire. Jacqui was a smiling face to greet many a patient in her work as a medical receptionist, most recently at North Coast Medical Centre and Brunswick Heads Medical Centre. Jacqui also worked at Ocean Shores Country Club for many years and lived in Ocean Shores for around 20 years. Sadly a day of celebration turned into one of tragedy for Jacqui’s family when she collapsed while dancing to one of her favourite bands, Oka, on Australia Day. Jacqui suffered from a severe brain aneurysm and sadly passed away on Monday January 27. Jacqui touched the heart of many people and a group of those near and dear, along with some local artists, are
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creating a mosaic bench in her honour. ‘The project is called “Remember Me” and is in remembrance of our friend and work colleague’, says friend Tahlia. ‘The bench, which her friends led by artist Annie Radermacher are designing and creating, will be a place for anyone to sit and reflect on those we have loved and
who have died.’ The Brunswick Heads Hotel will put on a concert, featuring Oka, on Thursday April 24. The family friendly event will run from 6-10pm and tickets are $10, kids 16 and under free. ‘Even though this is a project in honour of Jacqui it is for all in the community,’ says Tahlia.
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Lone stands for orangutans eventual extinction of the animal. Second to the oil is the use of the timber from forests that are cleared to make way for palm plantations, and another killer is the abduction of infants, actually physically torn from their beaten and broken mothers, to make pets for humans.
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One woman has, for over 20 years, been dedicating her life to repairing the damage humans have wreaked upon orangutans. Lone DrĂ¸scher Nielsen is a world-famous conservationist and champion of orangutans. With the help of Dr Willie Smits of the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS), and with the financial backing of the Gibbon Foundation and BOS Indonesia, Lone founded the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Reintroduction Project in 1998, based in Central Kalimantan, to deal with the swelling numbers of orphaned orangutans. She was able to build the facility under an agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry, and Nyaru Menteng officially opened its doors to the first dozen orangutans in 1999. Lone recently conducted a whirlwind tour, speaking to audiences in Brisbane, then Sydney and Melbourne via Knockrow. This is her first
How to help time on the Australian lecture circuit and the Macadamia Castleâ€™s Tony Gilding jokes that is was her lack of local knowledge that was Knockrowâ€™s advantage.
A pact â€˜The good news is that Lone accepted my invitation to do a presentation at the Macadamia Castle as part of her â€œcapital cityâ€? tourâ€™, says Tony. â€˜Having never been to Australia before Lone thought that Knockrow was a capital like Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and we are the winners.â€™ Lone says that speak-
ing tours are not her natural â€˜habitatâ€™ but she strives to talk to as many people as she can for the sake of her charges. â€˜I am nervous in front of two people or 200â€™, says Lone. â€˜The only reason I am here is that 20 years ago I made a pact with a group of orangutans to be a voice for them and today I am able to do that.â€™ Lone says that the biggest decimator of orangutan populations is the lust for palm oil. It is used in so many of our daily consumables and if the greed for this extract is left unchecked, we will see the
â€˜The main message is there are still a lot of people out there who donâ€™t really know what the situation is in Indonesia â€“ how bad it really is. The orangutan is not going to go extinct over the next decade or anything like that, but there are still a lot of very bad things happening and that needs to stop.â€™ The way you can help is to stop using palm oil products, stop buying timber products made from the forests and adopt a baby orangutan or donate to support the project. For more information visit www.orangutans.com.au. Q Read more on this story at
Reader feedback Bisley had created the show in response to the reader feedback he had from his memoir, Stillways, a story ostensibly about his relationship with his father. â€˜It was a gut feeling from the reactions to my book. I think people liked having the opportunity to write a letter to their parent. â€˜At interval people were saying â€œI have never seen anything like this; itâ€™s so compelling. I want to write a letterâ€?.â€™
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Even one of his writers got in contact after the performance and remarked, â€˜I am liberated after 20 years of the issues I had with my dad.â€™ After the response to the first show, Bisley has now
planned a series of letterwriting and storytelling events and is canvassing for participants for his next show. â€˜The next event is themed the Seven Deadly Sins and community members are
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Steve Bisley is seeking deadly sinners A few weeks ago, well-known Aussie actor and now local resident Steve Bisley put together a unique show that asked participants to write letters to their parents, and then read them in a public setting, complemented by a string quartet and afternoon tea. It was a project inspired by community and the desire to unravel the stories that intricately weave between us. It was an untried formula, so Steve was hedging his bets on the community response. â€˜I woke up that morningâ€™ [of the last show] thinking we will probably get two people and a dog!â€™ says Steve. As it turns out the afternoon attracted a full house with some people having to be turned away.
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encouraged to write a story about how one of the sins has affected them,â€™ says Steve. â€˜This one is a little way of going a little deeper. They have to write a story that is reflective of one of the sins. â€˜There is wonderful scope in that, and then we choose ten. The stories have to be yours. It canâ€™t be something youâ€™ve ripped off the internet. Iâ€™ll know! â€˜Itâ€™s not a fictional character; itâ€™s you. Hopefully it will take people to the darker side!â€™ Entries close March 30 for the Seven Deadly Sins Show at the Bangalow Bowling Club on Sunday April 13 at 2pm. Open to all ages above 18, and maximum word count of 1,500. Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stars set to shine at Solveig exhibition
With Solveigâ€™s â€˜Colourful Mullumbimbiansâ€™ exhibition just days away, the subjects of the portraits have all confirmed their attendance. ! The exhibition on Thursday, March 20, at 6pm at the Empire Cafe not only features comedy queen Mandy Nolan and singer-songwriter Rebecca Ireland but also Tony Barry, who will be skyping in from a film set in Melbourne. North Coast news daily: www.echonetdaily.net.au
Hitch-hiking life coach Shanti Ananda, performance artist Dannidoo Butterfly and environmental campaigner Paul Brecht will also be at the exhibition for the unveiling of their portraits. Solveig is delighted that all the subjects were able to attend the event. â€˜Iâ€™ve become very familiar with each of the subjects in my portraits. Itâ€™s going to be a treat to have them all in
the same room next to their paintings,â€™ Solveig says. â€˜The exhibition is about celebrating our community through the colourful characters that call Mullumbimby home. It will be a very colourful evening.â€™ For more information visit Solveigâ€™s website at www. solveig.com.au or email email@example.com. The exhibition will be on display for one month.
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Parks under threat It seems a lifetime ago now that NSW premier Bob Carr declared in the late nineties and early noughties hundreds of national parks across the state, in particular protecting the oldgrowth forests of the north-east on the heels of fervent protests by real conservationists. Since then the hard right of the Labor Party and the Macquarie Street mandarins of the LibNats seem more interested in the commercial value of national parks, which in any case occupy less than eight per cent of our wide brown land. According to the National Parks Association of NSW (www. npansw.org.au), a recent NSW upper house inquiry into local tourism could unintentionally destroy the major attraction of NSW national parks by recommending opening them up to commercial accommodation and destructive activities such as fossicking. It seems those shining the bum-ends of their trousers and skirts on parliament benches have forgotten that nature is its own reward and doesn’t need ‘value-adding’. Even if parks are underwater they are still under threat. The O’Farrell government last year decided to allow fishing from the shore in the protected sanctuary zones of NSW marine parks and is considering making that permanent. According to Save Our Marine Life, in Byron Bay’s case ‘this would significantly undermine the health of local marine life, thereby risking the region’s branding as an iconic coastal holiday destination’. Echo Publications has endorsed a call to retain existing sanctuaries and invites other local businesses to join in by going to www.saveourmarinelife.org.au/byron. There are plenty of other places to fish in Byron Shire, including in habitat protection zones next to the sanctuary zones. Michael McDonald
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he last domino has proved surprisingly stubborn. The crow eaters, it appears, have succumbed to inertia – they want change, well, sort of, but perhaps not quite yet. We won’t really know for a few days. For what it’s worth, I think Jay Weatherill will probably hang on, either in his own right – just – or with the help of at least one of the two independents. Of course late counting and postal and pre-poll votes could yet push Steven Marshall over the line; as of Sunday night, there were still nearly a third of the votes still to tally. But given the trend to date, it looks pretty unlikely. The Libs got a swing of about 1.5 per cent, giving them an easy win in the two party preferred, about 52.5 to 47.5. But almost all their increases came in their own safe seats. Incredibly, according to the ABC, there was actually a swing to Labor in 20 of the state’s 47 electorates. In other words, there was no concerted mood for electing a new team; even after 12 years of frequently unpopular Labor government, the It’s Time factor failed to kick in. For this reason alone, it is unlikely that Marshall will finish the job of painting the map of Australia blue. Clearly, his campaign failed to connect, especially in the key marginal seats in which Labor concentrated its money and manpower. There is nothing to indicate that late counting will reverse this trend. But all that said, it remains a desperately close result, meaning that whoever becomes premier is unlikely to take the bold and unpopular decisions need to haul the rust-bucket South Australian economy out of the doldrums. And it also means that if Tony Abbott ever had any seri-
ous intention to use an unusual conjunction of state and federal governments to make major inroads into the moribund federal system, he will almost certainly have to abandon them. In practice, he may be just as glad. The path towards what has optimistically been referred to as ‘the new federalism’ is strewn with the corpses of prime ministers far more dedicated to the cause than our present pragmatic leader. Abbott, like just about all our previous prime ministers, acknowledges that the system is in serious need not just of a major servicing but
The path towards ‘the new federalism’ is strewn with the corpses of prime ministers far more dedicated to the cause than Abbott.
by Mungo MacCallum of a complete overhaul. In his 2009 manifesto Battlelines he described it as dysfunctional. But just what he wants to do about it remains unclear. At one stage he appeared to be proposing the traditional conservative remedy of devolution – reversing the centurylong trend of the commonwealth accumulating power at the expense of the states and giving them more responsibility in fields such as education and health. Yet only a couple of years earlier as John Howard’s health minister he had been canvassing the idea of a full commonwealth takeover of the hospital system. His plans for education involve shutting the states out altogether and giving control of the schools to local boards, but with the commonwealth maintaining its right to interfere in and if necessary rewrite the schools curriculum. On the key question of verti-
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the next Newspoll that it can be, and has been, comfortably ignored for the moment. And this, of course, is where Abbott’s opportunity to exploit the conservative coalition gets well and truly lost, because the map is not going to get any bluer; indeed, from here on the only way it can go is red. Within 12 months both Victoria and Western Australia will go to the polls, and in neither case can the incumbent Liberals feel confident about the outcome. Not that Dennis Napthine and Colin Barnett have shown themselves to be all that eager to cooperate with Canberra anyway, whoever is in power. And at times Barry O’Farrell in New South Wales has been positively unhelpful to Abbott’s cause, while being among the first premiers to sign up to Julia Gillard’s Gonski package. Being in the same party – even in the same state branch – is no guar-
antee of solidarity when votes are on the line. As Paul Keating pointed out, the premiers just want to get at the money and they’re not all that particular where it comes from, as long as there’s plenty of it and it comes without too many strings attached. The problem with serious reform is that it does not necessarily involve immediate transfers of buckets of cash, and if it does, there is likely to be a price demanded, a price which premiers beset by problems of their own will be unwilling to pay. Just ask Kevin Rudd – in 2007 he came to power with wall-to-wall Labor premiers across the country and immediately announced his own grandiose plans for a new federation. In practice he was unable to get even his initial health reforms into play before bits of the map started to go blue again, and then the GFC took over, giving him a welcome excuse to abandon federal repair work while he fixed the commonwealth. Abbott will no doubt claim a similar need to repair the budget, end the waste and pay the debt, etc, if his own attempts at rejigging the system look like going off the rails. But at least he will be able to rely on Tasmania. Michael Hodgman, having ended up in full control of the terminally mendicant island state, will be totally dependent on commonwealth largesse. Whatever happens to the mainland, Abbott will always have one safe haven – at least while he retains the keys to the treasury. Whoever thought that little Tassie would end up as the one piece of firm political ground left to our always changeable prime minister? Q See Mungo’s video at
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cal fiscal imbalance – the fact that while the states do most of the spending they rely on the commonwealth to collect the revenue and dole it out to them – he has little to say: there is to be a review of the tax system, along with just about everything else, but the GST, the states’ only serious source of income, is off the table at least for this term of government. As the former Treasury head Ken Henry has pointed out, it will have to be considered, and probably increased, in the foreseeable future. But that is so far beyond
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Letters Trees safe for now
In regard to Mr McDermid’s letter of concern over trees north of Broken Head Hall (Echo, March 11), we’d like to assure the community that they have not been earmarked for removal. Council has it on this year’s capital works program to upgrade a 600m stretch of road on Broken Head Road from Midgen Flat Road to the north. This is being undertaken due to concerns on the failing surface on a road that is heavily used. As part of the required geotechnical assessment on the road, the trees need to be considered. As such, staff have marked trees in the section to enable an environmental assessment to be undertaken for various options. When the assessment is completed it will include work details, timing and if any tree removal is recommended. No works have been approved for the site and there is a standing Council resolution that any proposed works, which will include the assessment report, will be reported to Council for consideration. We will keep the community informed when the report is before Council. Phil Holloway Director, Infrastructure Services Byron Shire Council
Rail trail objectives
Louise Doran is suspicious of the motives of rail trail supporters (Letters, March 11). Their motives and aims are very clear: protect the disused rail corridor from planning changes and ensure this land stays in public hands; create a safe passage for bike riders, walkers, mothers with prams and elderly folk on mobility
A crisis of uncertainty There is a crisis of uncertainty in the charity and notfor-profit sector in Australia. It is being instigated by the Abbott federal government. This government should be publicly shamed for the gross mismanagement of how they are dealing with the funding supplied to the groups who support the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community. Hundreds of millions of dollars of government programs and services are under review in areas such as health, welfare, child support, youth, housing, employment and volunteering. Most organisations delivering these services have no idea what funds, if any, will be available after June this year. This government is operating with a total lack of
community consultation and transparency around how and what decisions are being made. Charities are reporting that staff are now looking for employment elsewhere as the uncertainty grows. What choice do they have? The Community Council for Australia (the not-forprofit peak body) has called on the federal government to end this crisis of uncertainty. This sector employs over one million Australians and turns over close to $100 billion. Such uncertainty is not good governance. It is shameful and disrespectful to those who assist the most needy. Even the car industry is giving its workers five years’ notice! We should demand better from our federal government. They are responsible for en-
suring adequate funding to organisations so that we have a viable social net to support the most needy and vulnerable. Without such a social net Australia will become a more violent and scary place as those denied support scramble to survive. If funds do dry up at the end of June this will mean many community services in the Byron Shire will struggle to survive and will be faced with the decision to close their doors. The charity queues will not disappear; they will grow longer. Be ready to put your hands into your pockets because if the federal government turns its back on the poor and needy someone is going to have to pay the price. Cr Paul Spooner Byron Bay
vehicles; and create a tourism product of world recognition that can attract visitors who care about the environment and want to explore our region. This is not just for the economic stimulus that the villages along the corridor will gain from the rail trail. It is also about jobs, not only in cafes, accommodation and tourism operations, but in food production, Indigenous tourism, museums and interpretive centres, and so much more. Supporters of the rail trail are not anti-train. They are happy to work with any group that can put forward a proposal that keeps the corridor in public ownership. The government closed the rail line because very few people were using it – the line did not meet people’s transport
needs. The rail trail ensures the corridor and rail formation are protected for any future train services. This is a huge opportunity – we need to get behind the rail trail: www.northernriversrailtrail. org.au. Geoff Meers Suffolk Park
not be stopped and so the warnings by Prof Stephen Hawking of a runaway greenhouse have come true. The film shows the predictions by the IGPCC of an ice free Arctic in 70 years will actually come true in the next three to five years. The controversial new ‘burning snow’, mentioned on internet forums, may well be methane hydrate snow, which is stable at just a few degrees C below zero and which burns. The Arctic will release hundreds of times more methane than now exists in the air. Sea levels will rise metres in the next ten or 20 years, scientists in the film say, resulting in the loss of human civilisation, famine and the continued on next page
The debate is over
Iris Ray (Letters, March 11), you make a mistake in watching a debate on global warming as that debate is over. Instead you should watch on YouTube Arctic Death Spiral and the Methane Time Bomb. This film shows it is too late for any climate action as Arctic methane release will soon exceed the warming effects of human-made CO2. Since that frozen methane is already melting, it can now
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Trafficking in bypasses: a grand local tradition QOliver Dunne’s bypass ramble (Echo, March 11) is correct on some points but dead wrong on others. A few facts may help. The 1993 EIS was abandoned and superseded by one published in April 2001. In March 2002 Council resolved
that this concept be ‘split’ or ‘staged’ to first allow construction of the ‘mini-bypass’ (which the late Tony Narracott would playfully refer to as the ‘Staples bypass’). This idea was suggested to me by John Weiley in 1998; traffic origin/destination studies (see
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Vietch Lister, MR545 Study) have conclusively shown that most motorists want to access the town centre, not bypass it. The Butler Street proposal would have virtually no observable effect on queuing at peak times in Shirley Street, nor relieve pressure on the crucial Lawson/Jonson Street roundabout. Funding, rather than being ‘well underway’ is virtually non-existent (unless one relies on politicians’ promises). If convincing Council to pursue a promising alternative to a prohibitively expensive, controversial project is ‘sabotage’, then I stand guilty. At least, Oliver, you have refrained from the savage personal invective others have directed at me over this issue, and you’re right that Council would be unwise to rely on ageing documentation. The land bought by the Dunne Council for road access in the late 80s next to Mitre 10 has been encumbered with easements and parking agreements which effectively render it useless for road access. There is little nexus between the West Byron decontinued from page 13
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The survey conducted in the northern rivers asked residents, Do you want your roads and lands Gas Field Free?’ Ninety-five per cent answered ‘Yes’, so 95 per cent declared that they want their area to remain Gasfield Free. It’s not a percentage of the land; it’s a percentage of the people surveyed. I trust, Sam Leader (Letters, March 11), that you will explain this clearly to your mother-in-law and visitors.
velopment and the Butler Street bypass as most traffic generated from West Byron will, again, want to access the town centre. Which begs the question: why has a major bypass received such support? I suggest it’s really about land development along a new access. There would presumably be a few big winners. Old adage – follow the money. Richard Staples Talofa The comments by Oliver Dunne in last week’s Echo rightly point out that the Butler Street extension bypass has a limited shelf life, and that the roundabout at Jonson and Lawson was at its carrying capacity many years ago. The assumption of the original bypass in 1989 was that access to the town centre would be as it is now, using the railway crossing at Lawson Street. The Butler Street bypass would have a much longer life if this crossing was closed and entry to town was via a new crossing at Browning Street. Converting the railway corridor for use as a linear car
Drilling is imminent at the Bentley drill site 14km from Lismore, so anyone who feels strongly on the subject or would like to learn more please join the protesters there. They need support. With the recent revelation that fracking by Santos at the Pilliga mine site has contaminated the aquifer and that fracking at Bentley could end up contaminating the Rocky Creek Dam, our local water source, this affects us all. For up-to-date details go to Facebook: Rosella-Metgasco Gasfield at Bentley, Gasfield Free Byron Shire or Lock The Gate Alliance. Vivien Royston New Brighton Q In June 2011 a CSG holding pond leaked in the Pilliga Scrub. It took over two years until the government fined Santos a paltry sum and acknowledged fracking was responsible for polluting an aquifer with uranium, arsenic and other toxic chemicals. Metgasco’s website clearly shows they have an agenda to convert large areas of the northern rivers into a gas field. For this to be economically viable, Metgasco will be fracking us senseless. They also have been fined for environmental breaches. How can we have any confidence in the gas industry?
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park as part of a comprehensive solution would provide an incentive for much of the 80 per cent of traffic accessing the town centre to park before crossing the railway line. Approximately 1,000 cars could be parked on this land. The reduction in car movements in the CBD would then allow the bikes and pedestrians Oliver discussed. Also in last week’s Echo, Simon Richardson said that an act of parliament would be required to change the status of the railway land. This land is zoned in Byron LEP for ‘transport uses’. Last year’s state government report on the viability of the rail corridor indicated this line is too expensive to run, so if it isn’t rail transport uses, then why not car transport uses? Exactly who is pushing for the rail service to be reopened? This sounds like more of the same Greens sabotage that Oliver Dunne mentioned. Frank Stewart Byron Bay Q I never believed Don Page would try to restore rail services and didn’t vote for him
We sure can’t rely on the government regulators. For this reason we all must stand together now to stop Metgasco in their tracks and prevent any further development of the Bentley gas well, near Lismore. The time is now to support www.gasfieldfreebyronshire.org and Lock The Gate to protect our land, our water, our climate and our future. Dave Rawlins Mullumbimby Creek
so his backflip on trains didn’t hurt me much. However I feel betrayed by Simon Richardson’s bypass backflip. Before the election Simon seemed to understand that more cars wouldn’t solve Byron’s traffic woes, that the queues on Byron’s access roads are coming to Byron not seeking to bypass it, that in lieu of sane strategy to limit development and population traffic congestion is a vital last line of defence, that destroying our market precinct and the residential amenity of Butler Street with traffic is the antithesis of a ‘solution’ to the traffic problem, and that moving the Ewingsdale Road traffic jam into town is very silly – so what went wrong in Simon’s mind? If Don could be trusted (not to let a sod be turned at West Byron until the bypass is a goer) maybe the outbreak of housing disease at West Byron could be held in remission by encouraging Simon to recover his senses and flip back to his original position on the bypass. Alistair Bell Byron Bay
recreational fishing activities back into these precious waters, which include the rocky headlands and beaches around Cape Byron, Wategos, The Pass and Tallow. Julian Rocks may be next. These areas provide vital habitat for a diversity of marine species, including dolphins, rays, turtles and fish; allowing them to feed and reach sexual maturity without fishing pressure. Removal of these sanctuary zones will Blurring decency also damage the economy of This quote by Eric Hoffer Byron Bay, where many local (I’m not sure who he is or eco-tourism businesses, inwas, perhaps a reader could cluding surf instructors, and enlighten me) says it all: dive and kayak operators, ‘No matter how noble the have built enterprises based objectives of a government, on the integrity of Cape Byif it blurs decency and kind- ron Marine Park and its maness, cheapens human life rine wildlife. and breeds ill-will and suspiRecreational fishing is an cion, it is an evil government.’ enjoyable pastime, but we are Peter Leishman already able to fish in 93 per Main Arm cent of NSW waters. Even most recreational fishers supQ Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) was port marine sanctuaries, with an American philosopher, a recent Galaxy Research surperhaps best known for his vey revealing that 91 per cent book The True Believer. – Ed of recreational fishers back sanctuaries and only one in Save the sanctuaries five people support the plan Many in the Byron Shire to wind back marine proteccommunity will be alarmed tions. It’s vital that we set aside to know that the sanctuary zones within Cape By- certain areas for conservation ron Marine Park are under and rejuvenation of fish popimminent threat from the ulations. This is supported by NSW government. Plans are science, with over 220 marine continued on page 16 afoot to permanently allow Byron Shire Echo archives: www.echo.net.au
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Letters/Pin This Up continued from page 14 scientists recently making a joint statement confirming that allowing recreational fishing in sanctuary zones will severely undermine NSW’s marine park network. Last weekend, 200 community members gathered at Main Beach, Byron Bay, to express their support for our marine sanctuaries. It’s time the local member for Ballina Don Page stood with the community and called on his NSW government colleagues to abandon this controversial plan before it is approved. Graeme Williams Mullumbimby
Where’s the housing?
We have had the affordable housing strategies 2002, 2008, consultant’s report 2009, much discussion, media, research, analysis and presentation, small meetings, big meetings, huffing and puffing, and very little action on the ground. All that took a lot of work for many people, so why is it so difficult and slow in a situation of worsening crisis? There are obviously hidden forces opposed. People who feel their interests threatened, or who serve other agendas, or maybe just don’t give a stuff. What is needed is emer-
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Rotary Club of Byron Bay Akram Azimi, Young Australian of the Year 2013 and Michael Sheldrick, Global Poverty Project, talk on refugee experiences, global poverty and polio eradication on April 1, 6.30–8.30pm, Byron Community Centre. $5 entry includes raffle for joy flight. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BU BBQ Byron United board directors will be cooking up a storm on the BBQ for surrounding businesses at the Byron Arts & Industry Estate on Thursday evening 20 March at Leisurescapes, 5.30pm–7pm, 2 Grevillea St. RSVP email@example.com.
Is this The Esplanade at Belongil?
In response to a letter last week about ‘The Esplanade’ at Belongil, a reader submitted this image from the 1978 Public Works Department Byron Bay to Hastings Point Erosion Study, available at the library, showing a small bus on a track in front of houses at Belongil. The reader also notes that a map she observed of the original subdivision at Belongil ‘clearly showed The Esplanade and land beyond this on the beach side’.
gency action now for those most affected, those who are sleeping rough and not looking forward to winter at all. And then there are those who can no longer pay the rent, who are overcrowded, sleeping in vehicles, etc. All strategies and the consultants recommended new caravan parks inland with significant permanent sites, a place for safe vehicle sleeping, a tent, yurt, tipi, mobile home or van. That would be a huge relief to a lot of people. Okay, that does start to impact those who are receiving grossly inflated rents at the bottom end of the market. But hey! there are easier and more satisfying investments than screwing poor people. Jed Stuart Koonyum Range
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TinCAN activity A creative activity organised by the Tintenbar Community Aid Network (TinCAN) with morning tea provided by the Tintenbar Red Cross and entertainment by Tintenbar Teven Public School. Call Marg 6687 8033 for more info.
Firewise Street meeting Firewise Street meeting at Suffolk Park Community Hall Tuesday 18 March 7pm. All residents are invited to attend this information session provided by Byron Bay Rural Fire Service.
Brunswick Hds Dunecare Meets next at the surf club 8.30am every 4th Sunday of the month. Contact Greg McDonald 0414 457346.
The Echo reported Mayor Richardson’s reaction to the Ocean Shores Community Association’s legal objection to council’s proposed sale of the Roundhouse site. He requested OSCA ‘to act in the “community interest and withdraw” the challenge’. A perusal of any public documentation reveals OSCA’s position in this longrunning saga has always been about ‘community interest’. Over 25 years ago the council of the day wanted the site to be preserved as a community amenity. The Land and Environment Court subsequently ordered the council to acquire it under the existing zoning of 5A Special Uses (Community Purposes). Later councils have had
Artists welcome Artists should start to prepare works for the 9th annual Ocean Shores Country Club Art Exhibition/Competition. Entry forms available at www.oceanshorescc. com.au. Further information Gloria 6680 1649.
Wool wanted The Lilac Ladies from Mullumbimby Hospital take great pleasure in gifting to new parents hand-knitted beanies and booties to celebrate their special delivery. We are always seeking donations of baby wool. Please drop it off at the hospital or phone 6680 2072.
Riding for the Disabled Ballina and District Riding for the Disabled Association need volunteers. Enquiries Jayne 6685 4399.
Garage sale Anglican Church Mullumbimby in Stuart Street is having a huge sale on Saturday 22 March from 8am to 1pm with lots of furniture, electricals, books and more.
Fun loving group of people meet every 2 weeks to play Scrabble at the Tintenbar Hall at 10am. Contact Marg 6687 8793 for more information.
Byron Sophia Philosophical Group: Looking for the Light – Dante’s Journey through the Infernos, Thursday 20 March 1-3pm at Masonic Centre, 6 Byron St, Byron Bay. Info: Celia 6684 3623.
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Byron Community Centre will hold a Grant Writing Workshop on Thursday 27 March, 4pm–6.45pm in the Verandah Room. For an application form contact Cherie Bromley 6685 6807.
Lynne Wallis’ first solo exhibition Water and Light: River to the Sea at Lone Goat Gallery March 21 to April 2. Contact Lynne at www. lynnewallis.com for more info.
The Compassionate Friends is a caring support group for any parent whose child has died at any age. The next evening sharing meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 20 March. For further information phone 6621 4086 or 6621 5558.
On March 25 at 10am at the Brunswick Heads Bowling Club Fran Boyle will entertain us with tales of cattle rustling in the Northern
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other agendas and have voted to sell the site in 1997, 2004 and 2013. Council rezoned it as residential in 2013 obviously believing it would extinguish the 5A Special Uses zone as ordered by the Land and Environment Court. OSCA’s action was commenced to determine whether it is legal for Council to sell the property. We have been demonised by all and sundry for not sacrificing this community asset in order to prop up a council which has operated beyond its means. All the Ocean Shores community wants is that which was promised, and delivered, all those years ago. The fight to retain it is continuing. John Youdan Ocean Shores at Robina when Dr Nitschke will run a workshop. Phone Elaine for more details 0421 796713.
Craft group Do you like to do crafty things with needles, pins and hooks of all kinds? The Uniting Social and Craft Group gets together every Monday 9.30am–3pm (approx) at the Uniting Church, Carlyle Street, Byron Bay. Patchworkers and quilters at the same place 6pm–9pm. Phone Tilly for info 6685 5985.
Keep Well Mullum Chemsave Pharmacy in Mullumbimby is oﬀering an opportunity for Seniors to come down and see owner/Pharmacist Rob Bele and his experienced staﬀ to explain the importance of ‘medication management’ along with supportive therapies to enhance quality and ease of lifestyle. Services available for the community at Chemsave: • • • •
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Bruns cancer action Brunswick Valley Cancer Action group meeting 1.30pm Thursday March 20 at the Mullumbimby Uniting Church Hall to discuss Australia’s biggest morning tea. All welcome.
Biggest morning tea On Tuesday 20 May Cancer Council NSW and Madura Tea Estates are launching this event at Byron Bay Lighthouse. Parking at Clarkes Beach carpark and Byron Sport & Cultural Complex in Ewingsdale Road, shuttle bus service will run every 20 minutes 7am to 12 noon.
Mullum Forums Thursday, March 20: Presentation and discussion with Don Watkins on the topic Blood Moon Prophecy – Part Two, The Final Empire, followed by a shared meal at the Uniting hall. Mullum Forums meets weekly 6–10pm for creative action on global issues. Please note: This section is intended for the benefit of nonprofit community groups, not for invitations to free events to be followed up by paid workshops.
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THERE IS SOMETHING SENSUALLY EVOCATIVE ABOUT THE VOICE OF MULTI-AWARD WINNING INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SINGER SONGWRITER PARISSA BOUAS. Usually a collaborative artist,
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and best known as one half of The Hottentots, The Full Force of the Wind is the debut album that sees Parissa take those glorious floating steps as a solo artist. It’s Billie Holiday meets Tom Waits and more. I love the feel and the styling of the album, I could have been in Paris, or drifting on a sailing boat in Cuba… were you conscious of setting such a definite mood with The Full Force of the Wind? Not really. I knew that I had a set of songs that required a different sound than what I’d been getting with The Hottentots and when I met Michiel Hollanders and Marc Constandse I knew immediately that the way they played would really suit the songs I had. The songs kind of revealed themselves as we put the production together. Tell me a little about your working relationship with your life partner Carl Cleves? How do the two of you compliment each other? I think we do really compliment each other. He inspires me with his ability to focus, and his avid interest in poetry, songwriters, storytellers, literature and the arts in general. As The Hottentots I believe we found a good balance between the light and happy songs and the longer, darker themed tunes. Carl likes to work on his own, but I often steal his chords, when I hear them waft into my room and add my own melody and words to them. What’s your songwriting process? Are songs fully formed in your head, or do they emerge slower than that? Often I have the songwriting feeling deep inside my belly. I will then sit down at the piano, or guitar if I’m touring, and doodle around or pick up a song book and play some chord changes to a song I don’t know. I’ll try to find a melody, then discover what the song is about. Alternatively something will happen to a friend that will move me and I’ll just write words first, then search for a previous doodle to add them to. I record everything. Today I was cycling along and started singing, which I immediately recorded. Little bits and pieces of songs are everywhere and over time they may become a song. Yes occasionally they come out fully formed in one go, when I have the time… that can be hours or days. The Full Force of the Wind is one of those. This is such a romantic album, is that a reflection of you? Are you a true romantic? Is it? It’s a break up album for a friend of mine. I guess it evokes a romantic time. A lot of people think it’s cinematic, I love that idea. Yes, I’m a hopeless romantic! You have such a natural voice, you don’t ‘oversing’, it feels so effortless. How long did it take you to establish your very authentic and individual style? Who are the singers who have influenced you? I’ve been singing since I was a young child, and I’ve recorded six albums with The Hottentots, but I’m really enjoying the discovery of my voice on this album. They say age informs a singer. Perhaps you lose some technical ability but you gain emotional experience with which to really sing. For this album I listened a lot to Carla Bruni, Billie Holiday, Madeleine Peyroux, Tom Waits, Norah Jones and Melody Gardot. Can you tell me about the other players on the album and where you recorded? I started recording here with Peter Haddock at Muse Agency. Then I met the Dutch guys. The album is co-produced by myself and Michiel Hollanders. He’s an incredible musician and instrument builder. He plays all kinds of guitars, the saw, velofoon, fietsband bass, weird stringed instruments and sand paper. Marc Constandse plays percussion and bandoneon. I recorded with them in Holland, twice, the rest was sent using Dropbox, with lots of skype sessions to discuss it all. I did some guides
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locally with Waz Porter and then while I was touring in Victoria, I recorded at Pughouse Studios with Australia’s pre-eminent Brazilian specialist Doug De Vries on 10-string guitar and cavaquinho and the fabulous JoJo Smith sang backing vocals. Carl Cleves was also there singing and supporting. Who will be playing with you on the night? The Australian jazz legend George Washingmachine will be his humorous self as he sings and plays his violin. Clare O’Meara, who used to be in The Hottentots many years ago, has played with everyone in the music industry on accordion, violin and voice. Arthur Washington, George’s son, who is in a happening Sydney Hip Hop band, will play some ‘real music’ with us on guitar and Stan Valacos, a Greek brother, with a love of Brazilian music, will play the double bass. The Byron Theatre, Saturday, 8pm. Tix: $25 at www.byroncentre.com.au. Bookings: 6685 6807
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CLEVELAND BLUES FOR FINGAL Qld-based foot stomping blues rock band Cleveland Blues will be getting feet tapping at the Sheoak Shack in Fingal Head on Saturday. Enjoy this vibrant and unique dirty swamp rocking blues and the impressive selection of resonator guitars, three-string cigar box, acoustic Cole Clarke, electric slide violin and banjo. From 7pm. ALL IN A DEYA’S GAPPY RANKS WORK AT THE BYRON BREWERY ON One of Byron’s favourite and FRIDAY long standing female artists Deya Dova brings her soul soaring dance set to Glo Dance at the Uki Hall this Saturday. Get ready for an earthy and transcendental dance floor experience. From 8pm. KAT WITH COX For a great night of Jazz and Blues get yourself down to Byron Bay’s new weekly Jazz Club – The Blue Kat at Soho Lounge on Wednesday. Joining resident trio: Steve Russell, Thierry Fossemalle and Dave Sanders will be accomplished international seasoned performance artist Mohini Cox. Doors open DEYA DOVA AT at 6.30pm, arrive early for a good UKI HALL ON seat and $8 cocktail up until 8pm. SATURDAY Show 8pm to 10.30pm. $12 on the door. Upstairs 9 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay. www.facebook.com/ TheBlueKatByron UNDERSCORE YOUR MUSIC This Friday night is your last chance to see five-piece Balkan gypsy, swing, New Orleans Jazz band The Underscore Orkestra before they return to the US. Their sound has been likened to a mix between gypsy rock big guns DeVotchKa and Gogol Bordello, but not quite as manic! Enjoy their syncopated rhythm and original dance vignettes. Friday at Kulchajam in Byron from 8pm. $20 at the door or $15 presage from www. wildhoneyevents.com NORPA & Urban Theatre Projects premiere
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A LITTLE PROVINCE Originally moulded from acoustic folk rock, then crafted into the funnest chunk of progressive rock you’ve heard, The Little Province have a sound that starts big and seemingly gets bigger. The rhythms are designed for dancing and testing your maths skills with violin soaring amid the fabric of heavily effected guitar, one angelic singing drummer and a very, very energetic live show. These four Byron Bay lads are now working on their third recording and are very excited about how it sounds. Catch them at the Beach Hotel in Byron on Thursday from 9pm. ELLIOTT ANTICS The Elliotts are turning heads in the music industry with their intriguing stage antics and catchy tunes. They will be heading to Japan and returning to Singapore later this year where it all began! Catch them at the Byron Brewery on Saturday. MIND THE GAPPY The Grandson of Reggae, Gappy Ranks comes to the Byron Brewery this Friday joined by a mega line up of dub and reggae dynamos. Gappy performed to over 600 people last year at the Hotel Brunswick and he’s only doing three gigs in Australia as part of his tour, Sydney, Melbourne and Byron! Of Jamaican and Dominican origin, British Dance hall musician Gappy Ranks has performed at the same venues as BB King in New York, at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, The Jazz Cafe in London, and at worldwide festivals including Glastonbury, Summer Jam in Germany and the Best of the Best in Miami. From 8pm and appearing with THE UNDERSCORE I-Fyah Jammingish, King Krazy, ORKESTRA AT Kizzy, Lennox Dread, Baptist, KULCHAJAM IN Scotty Brimstone and Solidarity BYRON ON FRIDAY Sound.
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IS THAT A WALLET IN YOUR POCKET? There is nothing more unattractive than a tight arse. And Iâ€™m not talking about someone with buns of steel, because frankly that is bloody attractive. Iâ€™m talking about people with moths in the wallet. Penny pinchers, iron-fisted ungenerous cheapskates, skinflints, tightwads, stingy bastards, those penurious scrooges who are as tight as a fishâ€™s arse. It is a singularly repulsive trait. I have always believed that a personâ€™s relationship with money is akin to their relationship with spirit. I have never trusted coin counters. And before you start protesting that itâ€™s an economic issue, I donâ€™t think it is. Itâ€™s been proven time and time again that the poorer the person, the more generous they are with what little they have. It is one of the most surprising and confounding facts of charity that the people who can least afford to give are the ones who donate the greatest percentage of their income. It always tends to be people who have money, and a lot of it, who are the least willing to part with it. I once shared a house with a bloke who kept his toilet paper in his room because he thought other people used too much. It was a great joy to me when we had a small party and one of the guests panicked when he couldnâ€™t locate loo paper and wiped his arse on tightwadâ€™s towel. (Alright, I admit it. It was me.) Sharehousing is the perfect place to spot arseholes. The ones that keep an audit of how many times
theyâ€™ve turned the light on or used the shower, then work out exactly how many units of power they have personally consumed. Frankly in my opinion the fact that theyâ€™re consuming oxygen should be reason enough to charge them double. These people are a social liability. I was out to dinner with one the other night. It was my husbandâ€™s birthday and we were having dinner with a few of his friends. Some dear friends had a couple who were travelling with them and we agreed it was no problem for them to join us, even though we didnâ€™t know them. At the end of the night when the bill was split, it was averaged out to $65 a head. Most of us thought it was pretty reasonable. Except for Scrooge. He was clearly upset and approached my friend whoâ€™d been lumbered with the unfortunate task of collecting the cash complaining â€˜We wouldnâ€™t have spent more than $60 between the two of us!â€™ We acknowledged that he and his wife hadnâ€™t partaken in the wine (perhaps if they had he would have been less uptight) and said just throw in $100. Dame Nellie Melba blinks at the light as he draws her out of his pocket. You can tell itâ€™s been a while. Mr Tightwad then summons his wife into the toilets for a furious conference about being asked to pay more money than youâ€™ve consumed at the birthday dinner of a man youâ€™ve never met. By the way, he had spent a good part of the dinner detailing the various properties he owned overseas to nearby guests. I could see he was getting cranky, and felt some compassion for his wife who was looking uncomfortable. I had the feeling sheâ€™d attended many of these loo-based fiscal summits. So I threw in another $20 in his direction. This meant while other guests had contributed between $130â€“$150 per couple, Mr Property Magnate had paid a mere $80 for himself and his partner. That seemed fair enough. But
no, he came at my friend for a third time; this time he was aggressive and obnoxious. I would think that was rather poor behaviour in anyoneâ€™s books, especially when your attendance was at the bequest of the friends of the birthday boy. Heck, at most birthday dinners, people throw in extra to cover the cost of the birthday boysâ€™ dinner. No, the cheapskate wanted more. So he starts with â€˜I just have to tell you that I am not happy aboutâ€Śâ€™ Fuck off. You donâ€™t have to tell anyone. Weâ€™re not interested. My friend, who could ill afford it, gives him another $20. Sheâ€™s now paid something like $170. He backs off, still annoyed and bids farewell. He didnâ€™t even say thank you. That guy was such a tightwad I reckon heâ€™d have a burglar alarm on his trash can. You ask to go to the toilet at his place and heâ€™ll say â€˜Fourth bottle on the leftâ€™. Yes, I bet like most wealthy penny pinchers heâ€™d say that money means nothing to him. You ask him for money, and you get nothing. Let me finish with a quote from psychologist Paul Piff who published research that correlated wealth with an increase in unethical behaviour: â€™While having money doesnâ€™t necessarily make anybody anything, the rich are way more likely to prioritise their own selfinterests above the interests of other people. They are more likely to exhibit characteristics that we would stereotypically associate with, say, assholes.' Need I say more?
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universally received and understood. Does the music reflect your view or experience of Israel? Although we are Israeli citizens, our country is not the motivator for our music. Most likely we are influenced by How do you integrate gypsy, the views and energy of people Eastern Mediterranean and in our country, but we donâ€™t write folk? The â€˜soundâ€™ of our band is as a result of that. We write about very wide and therefore fits many situations in life that apply to all different kinds of music. I guess the people and cultures. combination of instruments give us Is music also about resilience and the possibility to bring such diversity the restoration of spirit? In general, all together under one show. not really. We feel very blessed in Why do you think gypsy music is our lives. Our music is about many so evocative? Whatever comes from emotions and situations in life from yourself to enjoy and we will the heart talks to the heart. and not just about the hard times. help you do it in whichever way that Often itâ€™s about the surprising and How have you developed such a manifests! beautiful things in life. strong world wide following? In Mullumbimby Civic Hall on Friday the last six years we have played What should we expect for your at 8pm. Online (+BF): Adult $22, more than 1000 shows all around show in Mullumbimby? Expect Europe and Israel etc. People listened to our music and responded really positively. Itâ€™s all about bringing happiness to peopleâ€™s lives. What are your songs about? How do you work up your songs? Our songs are mostly about these particular moments in life when things go the opposite way you think they should! Everyone in the band writes. Then we all come together, hear each otherâ€™s songs and
the musical arrangements are done by the whole band. Each %* +% person brings his own sound, !" instrument and perspective to # !$ the song until we feel satisfied with the overall sound. Itâ€™s a real collaboration.
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Even though Shakespeare gave the ides of March a bad rap, this sensitive, psychic week’s a mix of infuriatingly elusive and pure soul juice…
E ARIES: Put habitual responses on hold and focus on understanding other people’s very different ways of operating. Investigate your own needs and motivations. Radical new relating strategies are being called for as end of week sun bursts into your birthday month, making it officially all about you! F TAURUS: This could be a pleasurable week for the Tauran born, with your easygoing selves attracting unexpected gifts, windfalls and/or progressive people with exciting ideas into your orbit. Only caution is your love for too much of a good thing, so resist the urge to splurge or overindulge. G GEMINI: Being Twins, Geminis tend to see things in pairs, couples, duets. This week’s two significant words are: Emotional Intelligence. Google has ample definitions – take your pick. Exercising emotional inteI is a smart way to ease heavy relationship weather into what could be March’s most charming, sparkly interlude. H CANCER: This week could be magic or hellish, depending where you want to take it. Most productive course would be revamping limiting ideas to make life cruisier, smoother and a lot less slog. There now, doesn’t a good mood and a new attitude change the face of your day? I LEO: An emotionally excessive week, in which everyone needs to exercise a little restraint. OK, a
defensive and moods unpredictable, so choose lot of restraint. A hard ask for Leos, but resist the drama hook, exit the stage, leaving the building. your words with the considerable skill at your Take a break from worldly worries with restorative Sagittarian disposal, because this week’s sensitives downtime in the Lion’s den. are highly reactive and easily offended. Just so you J VIRGO: This week’s driven by instinct rather know. than reason and emotion rather than logic, so N CAPRICORN: Playing the game the way you’ve resist pointing out flaws in unworkable ideas or played it up till now will produce the usual results; dampening enthusiasm with perfectly sensible this week’s gift is a shift. With powerful forces objections. Let imaginations soar – they’ll come operating, different outcomes are available, though back to earth soon enough. Just keep your own it will take some confronting self-enquiry and practical wits about you. radical realisations to get there. K LIBRA: This artistic week is highly inspiring for you Venusian personalities, and as the more perky O AQUARIUS: Discrimination in financial dealings elements of your nature emerge to take you on a is crucial at the moment in order to avoid surprisingly vibrant and vivacious ride of facing future damage control. Aquarians are notable and making changes, you’ll be seriously tempted to individualists, but this week highlights the over-extend. It’s not advised. increasing necessity to work with others as a team. L SCORPIO: Saturn’s suggesting that by giving Measure your success by the way itchy and scratchy something up – ideas, beliefs, resentments, ways of situations fall into alignment. Or not… operating or relating – you stand to gain something P P ISCES: If recent intense events have been better this week, especially with Jupiter presently fatiguing, this vivid, visionary week flips you out opening doors of opportunity. Sharing your feelings eases the slide into a whole new alignment around of usual routines into exciting new avenues of late week Scorpio moon. experience. Wordsmith Mercury moving into Pisces gets communication exchanges firing – all M SAGITTARIUS: While this week’s collaborations should be more enjoyable than recent efforts, you need remember is that most magic happens discussions may still be combustible, tempers outside the comfort zone.
culture HOORAY FOR BOLLYWOOD Find your chunkiest gold bracelets, your scarves and dust off that belly button for a Bollywood Party at South Golden Beach Hall. This family friendly fundraiser features a performance and a mini workshop by The Bollywood Sisters and Classical Indian Dance by Prhlad. For a night of Bollywood DJ and Bellydance be at the hall on Saturday from 5pm. $5 entry.
1. Loan shark (6) 5. Straddle, cover with a foot on each side (8) 9. Lodge an objection (8) 10. Really, the truth is … (2,4) 11. Traditional census of large white birds on the river Thames (4,6) 13. NaCl, commonly (4) 14. Male used for breeding (4) 15. Unarmed (10) 18. Style of speech used for effect in debate (10) 20. In addition to (4) 21. Jewel found at Lightning Ridge (4) 23. Ranked high socially; aristocratic (5,5) 25. Painter of the Italian renaissance (6) 26. Organised belief in the supernatural (8) 28. Green gem stones (8) 29. Lodger, renter (6)
DOWN 2. Timer used in competitions (9) 3. Moped, mourned (7) 4. Ribonucleic acid (abbrev) (1,1,1) 5. Steve and Terri Irwin’s daughter (5) 6. Cricketer who makes the ball move in the air (5,6) 7. Saying no (7) 8. Transfer (5) 12. Ninox strenua, a large predatory bird (8,3) 16. Curve, part of a circle (3) 17. Implement for consuming gazpacho (4,5) 19. Communications satellite (7) 20. Straight-sided ﬁgure (7) 22. King of Troy (5) 24. Capital of France (5) 27. Fate, chance (3)
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1. You are, we hear, covered by your employer, Shylock (6) 5. Straddle gives you the top trip (8) 9. Find fault that a dollar, perhaps, covers minute party turn (8) 10. Actually, dying tissue loses resistance (2,4) 11. Trading around naked French – a traditional English bird count! (4,6) 13. Season for the sailor (4) 14. Dust off the boss (4) 15. Disarmed, you and I take father back to a difﬁcult lesson (10) 18. Arrangement of oil charter is purely for effect. (11) 20. More cross (4) 21. Ring, ring back for a jewel (4) 23. Year 12, perhaps – very U (5,5) 25. Soldier Bismarck, a great artist (6) 26. 51 in the vicinity have faith (8) 28. Measure heedless messengers for greens! (8) 29. X worker becomes lodger (6)
DOWN 2. Halt and look at the timekeeper (9) 3. Was discontented, embarrassed overlong (7) 4. Ran over a polymer of nucleotides (1,1,1) 5. If I followed this child star, it could be prickly (5) 6. Lee, for instance, has playground equipment and a hat! (5,6) 7. Denial – its genuine about French over America (7) 8. Tied up transfer (5) 12. Strength, almost drunk over depression; what a bird! (8,3) 16. Indeﬁnite papist curve (3) 17. As stated, out of bed and get soppy on the diner’s right (4,5) 19. Turned back, traitors rent satellite (7) 20. Plane ﬁgure reports: parrot has left! (7) 22. I am caught by pusher, father of 24 down (5) 24 … is after regulation capital! (5) 27. Chance of plenty (3)
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BELLYLAUGH WITH MANDY @ THE BREWERY There’s nothing better than a laugh – and wannabe comedians all around the country are finding they have the bug. How do you know that you are funny? Is it enough that your friends think you’re hysterical? The only way you can find out is by getting up at an open mic night and seeing if you have what it takes to be a stand up comedian. The Byron Brewery hosts BellyLaugh @ the Brewery a monthly open mic night for stand ups who are trying new material, or taking their first tottering steps into the light! Hosted by Mandy Nolan, a seasoned pro who says ‘I’ve been doing this for 28 years and I still marvel at what these open mic comics come up with!’ 8pm on Thursday.
UTOPIA One of the most extraordinary films about Australia, Utopia, is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning filmmaker and journalist John Pilger. The film explores the impact of a dominating white culture on the aborigines. Enjoy this Travelling Flicks screening at the Drill Hall on Saturday at 8pm. Tickets: $15/$13 conc., Prebook: Mullum Bookshop.
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TRANSPARENTSEA SHOWING AT THE BYRON THEATRE AT THE COMMUNITY CENTRE ON SUNDAY
MARINE MUSIC MOVIE The Transparentsea Voyage is a marine and music based documentary screening at the Byron Community Centre this Sunday. The film highlights the efforts a group of athletes, musicians, celebrities and artists on a campaign aimed at focusing attention on coastal environmental issues. This is a behind the music look at activism voyaging from the southern migration of the California grey and blue whale from Santa Barbara to the US border in six tandem kayaks. Screening on Sunday from 6pm at the Byron Theatre. $20.
THE COLOUR OF MULLUM Local artist Solveig unveils her recent artworks in an upcoming portrait exhibition at the Empire Cafe in Mullum this week. Portraits include Tony Barry, Rebecca Ireland, Shanti Ananda, Dannidoo Butterfly and environmental campaigner Paul Brecht. Bringing together the colour of Mullum – from hilarity to empathy, Solveig has taken a year to create this body of work and subjects all agreed that she was definitely a pleasure to ‘sit’ for. ‘I love Solveig’s approach and the fact that she wanted to get under your skin, paint the less public you’ said Mandy Nolan who was captured reading on the toilet. All welcome, this Thursday from 6pm. PARADISO RAP Paradiso Poets are having a hip hop special this month. The night will feature local spoken word artists, singers and rappers including Rangimarie aka MC Ms Exotic, Sistagurl’s MC Muana and more. Open readers and rappers are welcome. It all starts at 7pm Wednesday at Pizza Paradiso, Suffolk Park, hosted by Vasudha Harte. STARKERS IN LISMORE Lismore Theatre Company presents Starkers, an Adults Only performance, the inspiration for The Full Monty. This is a rollicking good ride and also full frontal male nudity. Don’t eat a sausage or rissoles before the show. It will spoil the act. Tickets are $20/15 from Noah’s Arc Bookstore. Fridays and Saturdays from March 21 – April 5. See lismoretheatrecompany.org.au for times. Rochdale Theatre, Goonellabah.
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Cinema Review THE MONUMENTS MEN Of the current crop, George Clooney is one of the very few actors who might comfortably carry the old
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epithet of matinee idol. Handsome in a ‘golden years of Hollywood’ way and equally adept at romantic comedy as drama (a crossover too challenging for most), he can hold a movie together through his mere participation in it. Matt Damon, more earthy and earnest than glamorous, has a similarly weighty screen presence. It is just as well for this high-minded but curiously under-achieving film that both men are involved, for without them its lack of drive, of any mounting tension might have proved terminal. As director and co-writer (he and Grant Heslov’s script feels patchy, under-worked), Clooney has attempted what many
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would baulk at – a discourse on high art and its essential, timeless value to society in a vehicle designed for a mainstream, mass audience that might otherwise not give two figs for Jan van Eyck’s magnificent Ghent Altarpiece. It is a terrific story – while trashing Europe, the Nazis were looting the great paintings and statuary of the countries they overran with the idea of housing them in Hitler’s planned Fuhrer Museum. An elite squad of citizen soldiers under the command of Frank Stokes (Clooney) was sent to Europe after the D-Day invasion to find and recover as many of the works that they could. The sets, costumes and cinematography are first rate (there’s a beautiful
nocturnal shot of a bi-plane flying over Paris) but there are too many disconnected scenes that fail to merge into a compelling whole. The temperature of Damon’s romance with the French secretary (Cate Blanchett) never rises above tepid, the jousting buddy gags between John Goodman and Bob Ballaban fall flat and Bill Murray, apart from having a tooth hilariously extracted, is completely out of place – I wanted more of the charismatic Jean Dujardin. Poignant in parts, but generally flat, Clooney is to be applauded at least for challenging the prevailing mindset that knows the price of everything but the value of nothing. ~ John Campbell
NEED FOR SPEED We all have our favourite types of movies, as well as those we dislike. For mine, the screaming engines and screeching tyres of the car flick are infinitely more tiresome than the gunfire and explosions of the action adventure. But if you exercise a modicum of open-mindedness, you can be persuaded to overcome your prejudice, as I was by Ron Howard’s outstanding ‘Rush’. Unfortunately, this never breaks free of the formulaic and, in what threatens to be a neverending series, it’s also the offshoot of a popular video game franchise, about which I know zilch. Also, in a weird way, existing in a parallel universe, it fills the same slot for testosterone pumped young blokes who are drawn to mindless tooling around in soupedup autos that the equally vacuous ‘Vampire Academy’ does for chicks. If you’re not a member of one of these groups, there is not much to say for either movie, other than they are meticulously cliched and long enough to
keep the kids out of trouble for a couple of hours. Tobey (Aaron Paul from ‘Breaking Bad’) is just out of the slammer – he was framed, of course, and he’s going to get even. It takes no time at all to identify who the bad guy is (he’s the one dressed in black throughout) and who is the Girl he’ll get when he wins the challenge. It’s not in the same league as ‘Fast and Furious’, notwithstanding its non-stop rev-head revelry – the same polish is not quite there and, most obvious, the guys just don’t have the screen-filling, gargantuan egos of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson. What is impressive is that it appears to have been accomplished without the now standard daubs of CGI, ie, all the stunts look real and much of the driving is done by Paul himself. Which is hardly a reason to dash out and see it, but, compared to its more flash seniors, it has a backyard enthusiasm and gear crunching earnestness that makes it bearable – almost. ~ John Campbell
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Bangalow Dining Rooms
Bangalow Hotel Open 7 days Lunch: 12 – 3pm Dinner 5.30 – 9pm All day bistro menu
Enjoy our balcony restaurant, intimate dining room and generous bistro food in the pub. With reasonable prices our menu reflects the wonderful local and fresh produce of the region. Large groups welcome. We also offer off-site catering. www.bangalowdining.com
Frankie Brown Café SMH GOOD PUB FOOD GUIDE 2013 AND 2014
Enjoy our authentic affordable Italian food in the best Breakfast and lunch 7 days location in Bangalow with indoor and outdoor dining. Dinner 5 nights (Wed–Sun) We offer classic Italian fare with high-quality Corner of Byron/Station Sts ingredients, including wood-fired pizza Bangalow made by our Italian pizzaoilas. Reservations 6687 2247 We are fully licensed and offer all our wines by the glass (starting at $7). Take-away pizzas available. theitaliandiner.com.au We also serve Italian and other popular cocktails at $15. FB: theitaliandiner
Hog’s Breath Cafe
The Italian Diner
7 days from 6pm. 32 Lawson St Byron Bay 6680 7474 www.facebook.com/ Frankiebrowncafe
EARLY BIRD SPECIALS $16 FOR A LARGE TAKEAWAY PASTA BEFORE 7PM.
Open for dinner Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm Fingal St, Brunswick Heads 6685 1688
Gringo’s Fresh Mex Licensed/B.Y.O. wine Dine In /Takeaway Closed Tues & Wed Open at 5.30pm Cnr. Tweed & Fawcett St. Brunswick Heads Call for reservations. 6685 1955
Muoi’s Feast Dinner: Mon-Sat 11 Fletcher St, Byron Bay Bookings Essential 6685 7557
Standard pastas only – seafood not included.
Sip your margarita in our casual covered garden and enjoy the fresh clean flavours of Mexico. Everything home made. Always tasty, not spicy hot. Sample some of our house salsas, such as smokey chipotle or fiery habanero. A great selection of tequilas, imported beers and wine. • Full meals from $15.75 • Banquet menus available
MARGARITA MONDAYS: 2-FOR-1 WITH MEAL
Muoi’s Feast has created a strong following since opening in 2003. Winning numerous awards for its international cuisine, the Asian section of the menu is the predominant favourite. Enjoy for dinner.
Open 7 Days, 11.30am-2.30pm Dinner from 5.30pm 9/4 Jonson St, Byron Bay 6685 5320 www.hogsbreath.com.au
Byron Bay Woolies Plaza, Jonson St 02 6685 7103 Coolangatta Showcase on the Beach 07 5536 5455 Broadbeach The Oracle, 12 Charles Ave 07 5570 2166 www.osushi.com.au
Hog’s Breath Cafe’s menu just got better with some mouth-watering new steaks, salad, pasta and an abundance of delicious dessert selections. As usual, the diverse menu also offers chicken, seafood, snacks, burgers, ribs, kid’s meals, a range of Lite Options, plus their famous Prime Rib Steak – slow cooked for up to 18 hours for maximum flavour and tenderness. Kids eat free Mon – Wed nights and you can grab lunch for just $9.90, so there’s something to please the whole family.
Multi-award-winning restaurants “Australia’s Favourite Japanese Restaurant” twice running in the I Love Food Awards and “Best Asian” in Northern NSW in the Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence, continuing a string of 13 awards. Eat in, takeaway, licensed. Open 7 days 11am–late. Modern & traditional wholesome Japanese food and great service. Live music every Wednesday from 6pm.
Italian at the Pacific Open for Dinner & Cocktails 7 days from 6pm till late Next to the Beach Hotel Bay Street 6680 7055 italianatthepaciﬁc.com.au
Success Thai Special Lunch Mon-Fri 12-3pm Dinner 7 days from 5pm. 3/109 Jonson St, Byron Bay 6680 7798
Byron Fresh Cafe is conveniently located at the beach end of Jonson St and offers a fantastic range of meals Open Breakfast, Lunch & using many locally sourced ingredients. Come in and Dinner 7 days from 7.30am watch the world go by as you enjoy our fine food and 7 Jonson St (beach end) our superb Campos coffee. Byron Bay
Frankie Brown Café Bar and Music We are open 7 nights a week for live music, dinner, tapas and cocktails from 6pm. Enjoy sensational food, service and loads of fun ! Bookings are essential on 02 6680 7474 32 Lawson St, Byron Bay
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Byron Fresh Cafe
Open 8am till late At the Beach Hotel, Bay St, Byron Bay 6685 6402 www.beachhotel.com.au
Italian at the Paciﬁc provides a bustling atmospheric restaurant, dishing up contemporary inspired Italian cuisine and some of Byron’s finest cocktails and wines.
Experienced Thai chefs cooking fresh delicious Thai food for you. Fully Licensed Restaurant and B.Y.O. for wine. Welcome for lunch, dinner and take-away.
Enjoy ocean views and our new beachstyle cuisine available breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Traditional Thai Dinner every evening 5.30-9.30pm 5/2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay 6685 5151
Pizza Bar Byron Open 7 days from 12noon with slices of pizza, salads and coffee. From 5pm with full menu, cocktails and more. 95 Jonson St Byron Bay Book: 6685 5009 Takeway: 6685 5010
Fig Tree Restaurant LUNCH: Sun DINNER: Thurs, Fri, Sat 4 Sunrise Lane, Ewingsdale 02 6684 7273
The Balcony Here the curry pastes are freshly pounded to leave your palate dumbfounded. Here the ambrosial meals are cooked to order and the scrumptious cocktails and mocktails thrust you into a land of wonderful tales.
Located in the heart of Byron Bay, Pizza Bar Byron presents traditional Italian pizza in a chic, contemporary setting. Just a short stroll from the beach, in Byron Bay’s shopping centre, Pizza Bar Byron is open daily from midday serving casual street lunches. The restaurant opens from 5pm with a full menu of pizzas, pasta, cocktails, wine and more. Can cater for larger parties, families or intimate dinners for two.
Breakfast/Lunch: 7 days Delicious contemporary Italian-inspired
11 Marvell Street
Dinner: Open 7 nights from 6pm Authentic a la carte Italian Superb coffee and wine, day and night.
Rae’s Fish Cafe Lunch & Dinner 7 days Wategos Beach, Byron Bay 6685 5366 email@example.com
Breakfast/Lunch 7days from 8am Dinner Thurs-Sat from 6pm 16 Lawson St 1800 028 909
Come and enjoy our freshly renovated beach vibe dining with head chef Patrick Hobbs and his team. Great value fresh tasty food with cold beer on tap, and a selection of cocktails and wines available. Dinner special: duck confit, spiced puy lentils, creamed carrots, red wine glaze and glass of Pinot Noir $29.
FOOD TO HEAT THE BODY AND MUSIC TO WARM THE SOUL! Come try our new Sicilian Summer inspired menu and Open Mon-Sun 7.30am-11pm crisp fresh cocktails in the long lazy afternoons. Woodfired pizzas - share Presenting incredible songwriters and musicians in Byron’s platters - cocktails - licensed most intimate atmosphere. Check the events page on our website for details. restaurant - bar www.facebook.com/treehouse.belongil 25 Childe St, Byron Bay www.treehouseonbelongil.com 6680 9452
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Aquarius Dining and Café
Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with the best views from our first floor balconies in the heart of Byron Bay. Authentic tapas menu from midday till late every day. Why not stop in for one of Byron’s best cocktails or a glass of wine from our award winning wine list. Relax on a comfy daybed with a cool ocean breeze and the coolest vibe in the Bay. Please view our menus and make a reservation online www.balcony.com.au
The Treehouse on Belongil
Restaurant garden produce Thursday Farmers Market Dinner Sunday 100 Mile Lunches
Happy Hours 4-6pm week days Cnr Jonson St & Lawson St, Byron Bay 6680 9666 www.balcony.com.au
Overlooking the beautiful Wategos Beach, Rae’s Fish Cafe is the mustvisit restaurant while you’re visiting Byron Bay. WINNER OF Join us for our lunchtime special with CHEF'S HAT 2 courses and a glass of wine for $45 Mon to Fri.
Fishheads Open 7 days 7:30am till late 1 Jonson Street 6680 7632
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st elmo dining room & bar
St Elmo is a place where you can enjoy great company, first-class food, sophisticated cocktails and an extensive wine list. St Elmo is plating up modern Spanish cuisine Mon-Sat: 4pm till late Sun: Lunch & dinner 12-10pm to be enjoyed amongst friends and family. Our menus change regularly and feature daily specials. Cnr Fletcher St and Lawson SUNDAYS we have live music and $10 cocktails Lane, Byron Bay 1.30pm–4pm. 6680 7426 www.stelmodining.com
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GOODTASTE Cafe Oska
Global Cuisine & Specialty Coffee
1 Carlyle St, Byron Bay
Mon–Wed 8am–4pm Thurs–Sat 8am–10pm
How to eat out healthily
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
By Susan Garrad
0416 887 884 www.cafeoska.com
• Locally sourced sustainable produce • Serving modern Mediterranean cuisine; sharing or traditional dining cooked by award winning team • Local and international craft beers and wines • Locally roasted coffee from Ground Control • Happy hour 4-6 every day, $5 Coopers, $6 wine and $10 cocktails facebook – instagram gingerpigrestaurant.com.au • Live music or DJ every night; see the Echo gig guide
Breakfast , lunch and dinner 7 days Cnr Marvell and Jonson Sts, Byron Bay 6685 7320
The Eatery Breakfast & lunch: 7 days Dinner: Thurs-Sun 18 Jonson St, Byron Bay 6680 7994 theeateryonjonson.com
Serving sustainable, nutritious and organic fare with a modern Italian flavour. DJ set every Sunday from 4pm All cocktails $14 Nightly pizza or pasta special with wine $22 Cocktails • Wine • Pizza • Pasta • Seafood Children welcome
EATING OUT AT YOUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT OR CAFE NEEDN’T BE UNHEALTHY. If you’re watching your weight you may feel anxious that by eating out all your hard work will go down the drain. Admittedly, it is easy to overeat or eat highfat meals in restaurants because there is no way to control the preparation. However, most restaurants and cafes these days have a wide variety of meals that will easily fit into your plan and still allow you to enjoy yourself, without making you feel
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• If the dish comes wrapped in pastry, just leave the pastry behind. • Avoid dishes that are rice or pasta-based as these are the most fattening. • Choose tomato-based sauces rather than cream-based sauces. Low fat sauces include marinara, provencal, ginger soy, mustard, wine, ratatouille. High fat sauces include cream sauce, au gratin, lemon and butter, carbonara, cheese sauce, hollandaise, peanut sauce, tartare Sauce. TACTICS TO AVOID OVEREATING:
Legend Pizza Open 7 days 9am till after midnight Shop 1 Woolworths Plaza 90-96 Jonson Street 6685 5700 www.legendpizza.com.au
Belongil Bistro Brunch 7 days 7am-2pm Dinner Fri & Sat from 5.30pm 33 Childe St, Belongil 6680 9007 email@example.com Follow our Facebook offers!
Open for dinner 7 days. Feros Arcade, Jonson St, Byron Bay 6685 6737
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• Choose soup and salad or an entree and salad instead of a main course. Or have two entrees.
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• Split a main course with your dining companion.
The peaceful beachside diner – serious food, drinks and coffee. Wifi, papers and ocean breezes in beautiful surrounds. Friday Curry nights – every week a curry from around the world served our way. Private dining, corporate and wedding services available. Endless concepts for stylish celebration. Take your taste buds on a culinary tour of Thailand! Experienced Thai chefs cooking fresh, authentic Thai cuisine with love! Popular with locals and tourists alike. Dine -in and take-away. Fully licenced bar.
SKILLS AND STRATEGIES: • Select the restaurant carefully – avoid restaurants that serve exclusively fried foods, you know the ones I mean.
DJ AQUA IS BACK!
• Call ahead to find out what is on the menu.
Live global tunes every Friday night from 6pm in the Fins Cocktail Bar.
• Exercise portion control – steer clear of menu descriptions such as jumbo, grande or king-size.
GOOD FOOD GUIDE CHEFS HAT EVERY YEAR SINCE 1998
Izakaya Salt Village, Kingscliff 6674 4833 firstname.lastname@example.org Dinner 7 days Lunch Fri, Sat & Sun
GOOD FOOD GUIDE CHEFS HAT EVERY YEAR SINCE 1998
La Table 72 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby 6684 2220 www.latable.com.au www.facebook.com/ la.table.byron
Spice It Up Thai Restaurant
Open 5 days. Open Wednesday-Sunday 5pm • Dine-in or Takeaway 6684 2209 Mullumbimby Bowling Club
Yum Yum Tree Café Breakfast & Lunch 7 days from 8am Dinner Friday & Saturday from 6pm Fuly licensed 6680 3368 50 River St, New Brighton
Celebrations Catering By Liz Jackson Celebration cakes Personal catering services Event co-ordination and management
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like you are missing out. The key is to plan ahead, identify healthy choices and learn which restaurants offer low-fat, healthy food. You need to be creative in your choices and take the opportunity to spoil yourself if your budget allows. Here are some tips to eating out that may help.
Fins Salt Village, Kingscliff 6674 4833 email@example.com Dinner 7 days Lunch Fri, Sat & Sun
• If you’re eating out in a group order one or two main courses fewer than the number of people dining and share.
The team behind Fins have just launched their new POP UP restaurant IZAKAYA. Izakaya serves Japanese Street Food, designed share style. Menu priced from $7–$22. Extensive Sake, Japanese cocktails and wines to choose from. Located beside Fins. Organic Botero coffee served with organic Barambah milk • Artisan coffee merchants, take home whole beans or freshly ground • Extended selection of daily baked savoury & sweet treats • Private licensed area for business meetings & group functions Special event dinners or La Table can come to your table! Reviewed & recommended in SMH Good Food Guide since 2009
NOW OPEN Mullumbimby Bowling Club restaurant
The ‘Yum Yum Tree’ was a traditional meeting place for the first Australians of our area. A place to take sustenance, and catch up with old and new friends. Come notice the extra flair, enthusiasm and personal touch of the Yum Yum Tree Café team, a collection of professional, down to earth people, enjoying their day serving you the tastiest meals and drinks. www.yumyumtreecafe.com.au
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• Request a doggie bag at the beginning of the meal and immediately set aside a portion to take home. HEALTHY CHOICES YOU CAN’T GO WRONG WITH: • Oysters natural with a squeeze of lemon (a dozen of course) • Barbecue octopus salad, smoked salmon • Grilled lobster, Balmain bug, fresh seafood platter (no chips or batter) • Prawn and avocado salad • Chicken Caesar salad (ask to leave the croutons out and dressing on the side) • Soup of the day (no bread) • Stir-fried vegetables and meat, chicken or fish • Fish of the day – so long as it’s not deep fried
• Make an attitude adjustment – eating out doesn’t have to mean blowing your diet. Have the belief that dining out can be healthy and enjoyable at the same time.
• Roast lamb, beef, pork, chicken or quail
Naturopath Susan Garrad is the Director of Women’s Health, Naturally Bangalow.
• Don’t be afraid to make special requests; most restaurants are happy to help. Here are some examples:
• Any meat, fish, poultry dish that is panfried, baked or grilled. Bon appétit!
• Order salad dressing, sauces and butter on the side to control the amount you eat. • Ask for a side salad with French dressing or steamed vegetables to accompany your meal. • Request that foods be baked, steamed or poached instead of fried. • Ask to substitute a baked potato for chips. • Tell the waiter ahead of time not to bring the dessert menu at the end of the meal, or have a fruit platter for dessert. • Don’t eat all your meal if you’re full – ask the waiter to bring you a doggy bag and take it home to enjoy the next day. • Don’t have the bread roll or garlic bread.
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INDEX Accountants ......................................29 Acupuncture .....................................29 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration 29 Antennas & Installation ..............29 Appliance Repair ............................29 Architects............................................29 Audio Production ...........................29 Bathroom Renovations ...............29 Building Trades ................................29 Car Detailing .....................................29 Carpet Cleaning...............................29 Chimney Sweep ...............................29 Chiropractic .......................................29 Cleaning ..............................................29 Computer Services.........................30 Concreting & Paving .....................30 Counselling........................................30 Curtains, Blinds & Awnings .......30 Decks, Patios & Extensions ........30 Dentists................................................30 Design & Drafting...........................30 Driveway Maintenance................30 Earthmoving & Excavation ........30 Electricians.........................................30 Fencing ................................................31 Floor Sanding & Polishing .........31 Garage Doors .............................................31 Garages & Sheds ......................................31 Garden & Property Maintenance .31 Garden Design .................................31 Gas Suppliers.......................................31 Glaziers ................................................31 Graphic Design ................................31 Guttering ............................................31 Handypersons ..................................31 Health ...................................................31 Hire ........................................................31 Interior Design .................................31 Kitchens ...............................................31 Landscape Design ..........................31
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CARPET, UPHOLSTERY & more. No chemicals. www.mintsteamclean.com................0425 707687 APEX CARPET CLEANING www.apexcarpetcleaning.com.au ........................ Nathan 0412 926441 FRANK STEWART ARCHITECT Reg. 6075. www.frankstewart.com.au ...........................66856984 HEALTH PROTECT INTERNATIONAL ............................................................................0408 540467 JOSE DO Sustainable Architecture. Reg. 7647. www.josedoarchitect.com....................0424 062096 AMORE CARPET CLEANING & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING .................66807721 or 0429 726999 ZAHER ARCHITECTS Reg 7872. www.zaherarchitects.com.au.............66849408 or 0414 974088
GRAEME BARR ARCHITECTS Reg 4244. www.graemebarr.com .......................................66877973 OCEANARC ARCHITECTS Reg. 6042 www.oceanarc.com.au .............................................66855001
AUDIO PRODUCTION BATHROOM RENOVATIONS
ACCOUNTANT BOOKKEEPER Small business accounting, tax returns ...................Gail 0401 884231 P & L GUY TILING AND BUILDING Lic 55115C ......................................66846930 or 0418 255599
Truck Mounted Machine
TENDER LOVING CARE Specialising in household carpet cleaning Speedy Drying
AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDING & Live production, crystalgrid.com.au .........................0421 661910
ALLCOAST SHOWER REPAIRS High temp steam cleaning, leaks fixed, bathroom ACCOUNTANT Paul Mayberry .............................................................................................66847415 makeovers, grout cleaning. Lic 1875C..................................................................................66808646 ACCOUNTANT – BANGALOW Hudson Accounting Services .............................................66872960 BATHROOM SPECIALISTS Blue Dolphin Bathroom Renovations. Lic 105283C .............0405 148536
BAS, payroll, compliance, CFO, advice – BIZWIZZ – www.bizwizz.com.au .........................66875883
0408 740 480 / 07 5590 5696
DIGITAL TV EXPERTS
BATHROOM RENOVATIONS Peter Alexander. Lic 177579C .........................................0417 499023
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Landscaping .....................................31 Lawnmower Repairs .....................32 Lighting ...............................................32 Motoring .............................................32 Naturopathy......................................32 Osteopathy ........................................32 Painting ...............................................32 Pest Control .......................................32 Pet Services .......................................32 Physiotherapy ..................................32 Picture Framing ...............................32 Plastering ...........................................32 Plastic Welding ................................32 Plumbers .............................................32 Podiatry ...............................................32 Printer Toners & Cartridges .......32 Printing & Copying Services .....32 Removalists .......................................32 Roofing ................................................33 Rubbish Removal............................33 Scrap Metal Merchants ................33 Security Services.............................33 Septic Systems .................................33 Sewing & Alterations ..........................33 Sewing Machine Sales & Service ....33 Solar Installation ............................33 Swimming Pools .............................33 Tiling .....................................................33 Travel ....................................................33 Tree Services .....................................33 Upholstery .........................................33 Valuers .................................................33 Veterinary Surgeons .....................33 Video Production ...........................33 Water Filters ......................................33 Water Tanks & Tank Cleaning ...33 Web Design Services.....................33 Welding ...............................................33 Window Tinting ...............................33 Work Health & Safety ...................33
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BOOKKEEPING MYOB/QB/XERO. BAS registered ...........................................................0414 500640 DINGO DEMOLITIONS & ASBESTOS REMOVAL ................................66834008 or 0407 728998 BLACK’S FIREPLACE INSTALLATIONS (3rd gen.) AHHA member, Insured, 20 yrs exp ..... 66771905 ACCOUNTS ADMIN/BOOKKEEPER Bank rec, BAS, PAYG, payroll, accounts .......................0418 202627 CARPENTER All jobs. Michael Dow. Lic 147675C ...................................66291169 or 0412 967677 GET SMART BOOKKEEPING BAS Agent, MYOB, QB, 20 years exp .................................0439 908621 UP2DATE BUSINESS SERVICES – Individual Tax Returns from $110, Small Business from $180 Partnerships, Rentals, Capital Gains, Companies, Trusts, SMSF Returns. BAS. GST. Quickbooks, MYOB, Xero etc. Accounting, Bookkeeping. Phone Edward ........................0423 763053 ELIZABETH will manage the Bookkeeping, the BAS & payroll compliance. At month end I present a report on how to improve profitability. ATO BAS agent. Paperless office! .....0417 457054 BOOKKEEPER MYOB, QUICKBOOKS Accounts, payroll, bank recs etc. Jules ................0406 779337 ACCOUNTANT – MARTIN McCARTHY ...............................................................................66877101
ACUPUNCTURE ACUPUNCTURE CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE M Collis .................................................66842559 ACUPUNCTURE www.marlenefarry.com Facial rejuvenation, general practice ................66842400 ACUPUNCTURE Mullumbimby & Bangalow. Mary-Ellen Young ....................................0403 477972 ACUPUNCTURE Mullumbimby. Health Fund Rebates. Jamie Bellamy ..........................0432 034202
AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION COOLMAN AIR CONDITIONING 23 years experience. Lic 178464C AU30147 .............0412 641753 NR AIR CON SERVICE Byron, Lennox, Ballina, Lismore. AU22468 ...............................0414 661948
ANTENNAS & INSTALLATION
CARPENTRY/JOINERY Renos, kitchens, bthrms, small jobs. Lic 157823C. Paul .... 0423 658885 or 66845273
THE ORIGINAL CHIMNEY SWEEP
ADDITIONS & RENOVATIONS Peter Alexander. Lic 177579C ........................................0417 499023
Your chimney needs to be cleaned once a year.
BUILDER – JOHN McGAURAN Personalised Service. Lic 170208C ......66884215 or 0415 793242
BRICKLAYER Quality work, reasonable quotes. Lic 164155C..................0437 135483 or 66849102 FABRICA JOINERY Quality kitchens/timber doors/windows. Lic 244652C.........................66808162 STAINLESS WIRE BALUSTRADING Supplies and installation................66809409 or 0419 758821 BRICK & BLOCKLAYING Competitive rates, quality work. Lic 203109C. Ph Jeremy ......0413 729043 BUILDER/CARPENTER Peter Bergin. Renos/maintenance. Lic 147887C .....0432 060110 or 0432 788394
NORTH COAST ANTENNAS Digital TV & satellite specialists ............................................66841234
HOME RENOVATIONS BATHROOMS KITCHENS DECKS STAIRCASES ROOF EXTENSIONS AND REPAIRS TERMITE DAMAGE
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BUILDER CARPENTER Extensions, renos, new homes, insurance, all jobs. Lic 19953Q ...... 0403 458177 BAY FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC Peter Wuehr 17 Bangalow Rd Byron Bay .............................66855282 CARPENTER Insured & qualified. Homes, extensions, decks, free quotes. Lic 231104C......... 0431 674377 WAVE OF LIFE NETWORK CHIRO (lowforce) 8/9 Fletcher St, Byron Bay. Andrew Badman .66858553 BUILDER / CARPENTER Ben Asher. All jobs. Lic 121822C .....................................................0401 872400 MICHAEL SCHWAGER & SHAUN CASHMAN Chiropractors 108 Stuart St, Mullum ........66841962 ALL CARPENTRY Jobs, garage conversions, extensions, renos, decks/carports, refs. Lic 203206C...0424 158585 MULLUM CHIROPRACTIC Massage, chiropractic & fitness. 110 Dalley St........................66841028 BUILDER CARPENTER DP Construction Building Solutions. All jobs. Lic 236035C ........0427 849445 DISCOVER CHIROPRACTIC Margaret Tay. 3/142 Bangalow Rd, Byron Bay ......................66808400 rbacarpentry.com.au New & reno work, decks & pergolas. Lic No 243918C ..............0407 330326 BYRON BAY CHIROPRACTIC CENTRE Bruce Campbell. 1/12 Tasman Way, A&I Estate ...66858159 ORANGE STAR CARPENTRY Decks, pergolas etc. Lic 266174C......................................0427 196962 CAPE BYRON HOLISTIC CHIROPRACTIC Shane Eade. 6/14 Middleton St ....................1300 858842 ALL ROOFING RESTORATIONS & PRESSURE CLEANING Lic CPC30808 ......................0421 502642 MARVELL ST CHIROPRACTIC Lindon Garske www.marvellstchiropractic.com.au ...........66857771 CHIRO CHRIS Chris Stathis, Suffolk Park – www.chirochris.com.au ..............................0410 122048 SERVICING THE BYRON SHIRE FOR THIRTY-FIVE YEARS
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ROB DEEGAN Digital TV antennas. Vast satellite systems ......................0429 994516 or 66845525
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Kitchens and cabinets – co-designed with you. Bathrooms, timber features, custom-made projects. Owner-builder friendly. References and inspection of work available. Lic 84399C Don 0418 650 608 or Piers 0431 184 315
WINDOW & PRESSURE CLEANING Professional work. Free quotes. Ph Steve .............0421 797210 CHERRYTREE CLEANING Simply the best. Free quotes. Great rates..............................0413 190266 CLEAN AS IT’S BEEN TEAM Home, Bond back, anytime, references..................................66882372 DONE & DUSTED CLEANING Going the extra mile, professional, dependable .............0498 731447 CONSCIOUS CLEANING Non-toxic, eco-friendly, 8 years experience .................... Anra 0466 984317 GREEN ROCKET CLEANERS Bond, office, builders clean, window cleaning................0405 437431 QUALITY HOUSEKEEPING Cleaning & decluttering..............................................Julie 0410 799686 BUDGET PRESSURE CLEANING Driveways, pavers .............................................Mark 0421 932945 HOME ASSISTANCE Housekeeping, gardening, organising. Rebecca de Gail ................0413 166314 DI’S CLEANING SERVICE Quality & efficient. O.Sh, SGB, NB, Mullum & surrounds .......0414 408723
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DESIGN & DRAFTING BAREFOOT BUILDING DESIGN www.barefootbuildingdesign.com .........Bob Acton 0407 787993
AFFORDABLE CLEANING SOLUTIONS Windows, Pressure cleaning, Bond & exit,
MICHAEL SPITERI ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING SERVICE .....................................0417 713033 Commercial & domestic, over 10 years experience. Call Shey on ...................................0418 192554
DAVID ROBINSON DRAFTING Renovation, design & plans........................................0419 880048
R & M Professional window & high pressure cleaning services. All aspects .......0409 083610
BYRON ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN & DRAFTING www.beedad.com.au...............0432 531448
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CARPARK & DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE CONCRETE EDGING
â€˘ House washing â€˘ High pressure or soft wash â€˘ Window cleaning â€˘ Driveways, paths & roofs â€˘ Gutters & ďŹ‚yscreens â€˘ Water efďŹ cient â€˘ Free quotes Phone Joe or Helen 6684 4018 or 0412 495 750
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4 TONNE EXCAVATOR, 8 TONNE TIPPER & BOBCAT HIRE All areas. Ron..66845148 or 0402 823928
CONCRETING â€“ Steve Baker. Lic 143161C.....................................................................0412 272564 CONCRETORS John Flanagan & Sons. Lic 155456C. Ph Andrew.....................................0401 968173 SALISBURY CONCRETE CONTRACTORS over 20yrs local exp, all concrete, Works Lic 136717C ..0418 234302
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JUSTINE BUCKLEY Gestalt Therapy, Buddhist Psychology. www.muditaclinic.com .......... 66846090
Professional Window Cleaning â€˘ Byron Bay Residential â€˘ Retail â€˘ Commercial OHS, insured, police clearance cert. Daz Grant
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COMPUTER SERVICES MULLUMBIMBY PC SOLUTIONS Next to Luluâ€™s .................................................................66841442
PETER FOX Couple Therapy & Marriage Intensives. peterfox.com.au .................................66840469
CURTAINS, BLINDS & AWNINGS
TINY EARTHWOR Philip Toovey 0409 799 909 ph/fax 02 6684 3208
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ALL COMPUTER REPAIRS IMAX Computers ..................................................................0418 767774
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COUGHRAN ELECTRICAL 24 hour service, Lic 154293C .........................0439 624945 or 66804173
BYRON BAY ELECTRICAL Geoff Bensley. Lic EC 34079 ..................................................0427 857824
BRUNSWICK HOLISTIC DENTAL CENTRE ......................................................................66851264 BANGALOW DENTAL In the Medical Centre Complex, Bangalow .....................................66872766 SHORES DENTAL Brian Donnellan & Richard Conn. Rajah Rd, Ocean Shores ....................66803477 GAVIN STUART & MARTIN ACKLAND Banora Seaview Dental, Banora Point
RONNIE SPINKS Everything electrical. Lic 27673 ........................................................0429 802355 HALLMARK ELECTRICAL Domestic, small job specialist. Lic EC41467 ..........................0407 416575 LIGHTHOUSE ELECTRICAL BYRON BAY Your friendly electrician Lic 233440C ............0450 631183
CIRCUITS PLUS For everything electrical. Friendly & professional. Lic 201844C ...........0422 668582 SUNSHINE ELECTRICAL SERVICES NSW Competetively Priced. Quality Work. Lic 116938C .0416 043414 DENBY ELECTRICAL Solar & Electrical reliable technician. Lic 225484C........................0432 767764 BYRON WEST ELECTRICS Sunrise / Byron A&I Estate. Lic 145002C. Jim .......................0403 747615
30 mins north of Ewingsdale. Open Sat. early & late appointments ..............................07 55234090 BLITZ ELECTRICAL LEVEL 2 ASP3474 Meters, underground & overhead supply .........0419 772897 LITTLE LANE DENTAL, MULLUMBIMBY ...........................................................................66842816 CHRIS APPEL. Ocean Shores. Lic EC 22349 ....................................................................0422 607444
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GARDEN & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE MULLUM-MOWING@mullumonline.net. Ride-on, large lawns & acreage.........Peter 0423 756394
A.C.E. LAWNMOWING Cheap, reliable, guaranteed .....................Sam 0438 655763 or 66859754
ABSOLUTE GARDEN WASTE REMOVAL OR WHATEVER Large trailer. Free quotes ......66804704
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GUTTERS CLEANED All areas, free quotes, fully insured ............................... 66841778 or 0405 922839 A TO Z GARDEN SERVICES Lawns, acreage, hedges, clear ups, gutters, pressure cleans .0405 625697
LEAF IT TO US Acreage/residential mowing/gardening, tree lopping, landscaping ......0402 487213
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MOW JOES Lawn & garden maintenance, ride-on mowing. Fully insured ..............Joe 0407 065849 A GREEN EARTH Garden restoration, maintenance, tree & rubbish removal ...............0405 716552
JAMIE 0408 809 817 licence no. 201775c
0458 267 777
CLASS GRASS Acreage/residential mowing. Handyman services .......................................... 0401 057164 LUSH GARDENS Affordable & Reliable – All aspects of garden maintenance. Chris ....0415 277979 ABOUT BYRON Lawnmowing, houses to acreage, rubbish removal ..Rick 0409 654946/66804476 B/O.S. THE ORIGINAL LAWNS’N’GARDENS ................................................................0400 154000 NORTHERN RIVERS MOWING Acreage specialist. Small/large jobs. Sen/pen rate ......0428 544190 YARD MAINTENANCE Lawns, rubbish removal, gardening. ........Mark 66843426 or 0437 343348
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MATTY & MUSSY’S friendly lawn & tree service ...........................................................0423 298597
0432 331 633 for details
1300 639 843
COMPLETE GARDEN SERVICE Including lawns, tip runs. Experienced & references.....0405 529275
Electrical and appliance repairs 0427 402 399 24/7 EMERGENCY CALL OUTS NO JOB TOO BIG OR SMALL RELIABLE AND PROFESSIONAL TEAM
Lic No. 262667C
Please call Blair Rankin on
FENCING BEDNARZ, H & W, FENCING Specialise in pool, Colorbond & timber fencing .............0417 491136 BYRON & BEYOND FENCING Any fence, any time, prompt quotes .....66804766 or 0416 424256 E.D.L. FENCING Installations & repairs, prompt service .........................66771852 or 0432 107262 HOMESTEAD FENCING Since 1995. Glass & aluminium pool fencing specialists. Lic 227674C .66222886
0432 339 066
ACREAGE BRUSHCUTTING & CLEARING SERVICES Lantana specialists ...................0412 705962 THE GUTTER GURU Cleaning, repairs & all your gutter needs. Call Sam for a free quote...0459 821411 NICK’S MOWING Lawns, edges, hedges, local & reliable. Mullum, Bruns, O.Shores .....0418 792279 Gutter guard SPECIALIST WEED CONTROL CONTRACTORS/CONSULTANTS ...............................0418 110714 Gutter cleaning Locally owned LAWNS & GARDENS Acreage, residential, gardens, brushcutting, tip runs etc ... 0430 297101 or 66845437 Fully insured HINTERLAND Property Maintenance acreage mowing, servicing Byron Hinterland. Sam ...0429 809363 Free quotes BYRON SHIRE LAWN & GARDEN All aspects of garden maint, brushcut & rubbish removal 0468 922899 Call Junior for friendly, genuine advice and service.
BLITZ IT OUTDOORS Acreage/residential, lawns/gardens, l’scaping, pressure clean...Adam 0419 260654
ELECTRICAL PHONE TV
0405 922 839 or AH 6684 1778 ABN 180 623 364 42
HANDYPERSONS A TO Z HANDYMAN/LANDCARE SERVICES..................... Phone Andre 66847553 or 0439 495247 CAPE BYRON PROP MAINTENANCE Tom Scott firstname.lastname@example.org ......0418 600576 MULLUM HANDYMAN Maintenance, repairs, painting, tip runs, gardening ...............0424 954388 HANDYMAN with 25 years carpentry & treework experience............................................66840227 A.S.A.P. HANDYMAN SERVICES Fast, efficient, best solutions for all jobs big or small 0405 625697 ALL-WAYS HANDY-CARPENTRY New and reno work. Lic 221584C. Ph Steve ..............0416 043297 LITTLE ANT Complete property maintenance, handyman, lawnmowing .....................0437 799811 GREG’S HANDYMAN SERVICE No job too small. Free quotes .......................................0414 109595 SKILLED HANDYMAN Why fix it yourself, leave it to us. Lic 203206C ...........................0424 158585
PUMPS MOWERS CHAINSAWS BRUSHCUTTERS RIDE-ONS ONSITE PUMP AND RIDE-ON SERVICE
101-105 Dalley St, Mullumbimby
• OTHER HEALTH RELATED SECTIONS IN THIS SERVICE DIRECTORY: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Counselling, Dentists, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry MULLUMBIMBY MEDICAL CENTRE 60 Stuart St ............................................................66841511 ACUPUNCTURE & COSMETIC MEDICINE Dr Adam Osborne...........................................66857366 MULLUMBIMBY MASSAGE, CHIROPRACTIC & PERSONAL TRAINING......................66841028 MULLUMBIMBY HERBALS Naturopathy, massage. 79 Stuart St .....................................66843002 BRYANT HOPLEY Herbalism, homeopathy, nutrition. Byron Bay .....................................66857225 MULLUMBIMBY SKIN CLINIC 58 Stuart Street .................................................................66844400 MUDITA CLINIC Ayurveda, Counselling, Mindfulness. www.muditaclinic.com .................66846090 KEVIN FITZGERALD Massage, yoga. www.aimhighhealth.com.au ..............................0408 694655
Phone Richard 0419 803 549
MULLUM HIRE Builders, party and much more .......................www.mullumhire.com.au 66843003 BYRON HIRE Building & home handyman equipment hire ....... www.byronhire.com.au 66856228 SOUND, LIGHTING & VIDEO equipment hire & installation, crystalgrid.com.au ..........0421 661910
Repairs, Free Quotes, Small Jobs, Reliability
Coastalview Property Maintenance FLOOR SANDING & POLISHING ECO TIMBER FLOORS Sanding, polishing & repairs..............................................Trent 0432 501721
BYRON BAY FLOOR SANDING • Free Quotes • Quality Workmanship • Supply & Install Boral Solid Timber Floors • Locally Owned And Operated • Specialty Timber Finishes
0408 536 565 Floor Sanding & Polishing New & old ﬂoors – stairs For a free quote & quality guaranteed North Coast
call Chris Mundey 0422 982 008 Lic 181445C www.cmtimberﬂooring.com.au
GARAGE DOORS Licence No: 175956C ABN 93 113 342 699
FARM PICK UP PRICES CT-2 Couch – B Grade $2.80 /m2 Soft Leaf Buffalo – B Grade $5.50 /m2
• Prices are GST inclusive • Pick up Ex-Farm – forklift loaded • Cut fresh: require half day advanced notice • DELIVERY EXTRA
Trading hours: 7am-4pm Monday to Friday
6684 7380 ACREAGE MOWING SPECIALIST • Irrigation • Landscaping • Over 20 yrs experience Zac 0468
Lawn and Handyman Services Brent 0431 550 401 email@example.com
• Garden and Property Maintenance • Soft Landscaping • Decking • Paving • General Repairs • Tip Runs • Fully Insured and Reliable
GARDEN DESIGN GARDEN DESIGN, FENG SHUI www.simplybeautifulspaces.com.au ......................... Lyn 0428 884329
Quality work from modest to high end
David 0409 843 689
Kitchens Bathrooms Wardrobes Laundries Cabinets Custom timber furniture Timber sizing All joinery
LANDSCAPE DESIGN VARENDORFF LANDSCAPES www.varendorfflandscapes.com Lic 39791 ...................0414 842602 BEAU JARDIN LANDSCAPE DESIGN Call Peter .............................................................0417 054443
LANDSCAPING SUBTROPICALLANDSCAPES.COM.AU 20 years exp. Lic 231789C................................0405 122456 SHANE TURNER LANDSCAPES Solid, creative, affordable............................................0418 688171 2481 LANDSCAPES 20 years experience. Free quotes. No job too small .......................0490 062016
• Sand • Soils • Gravels • Pots & statues • Lots, lots more
Mimosa Rocks Landscapes Quality structural landscaping Specialist in stone masonry
Better sheds. Bigger choice
North Coast news daily: www.echonetdaily.net.au
6684 2323 / 0418 663 983
GARAGES & SHEDS
Travanne Homes Pty Ltd. Lic 198310C.
SHAUN LEMURA KITCHENS Byron 15yrs+ qual. exp. www.shaunlemurakitchens.com.au ....0499 771769 ALL GLASS BYRON BAY Splashbacks .................................................................................66857200 C & C KITCHEN SOLUTIONS Kitchens & bathrooms, quality at affordable prices ...............66872275
1176 Myocum Rd, Mullumbimby (just past golf course)
Garage Doors & Openers | Gates | Sales | Service | Installation | Repairs
Casino (02) 6662 1805 Lismore (02 6622 0976
LANDSCAPE DESIGN & PLANS Lic no. 39791 www.varendorfflandscapes.com ..........0414 842602
PH: 02 6628 1376 W: www.cmgd.com.au E: firstname.lastname@example.org 3 Hugh Street, Russelton Estate, Alstonville NSW 2477
Sheds – Garages – Carports Affordable Homes
KATE PLATT Interior Designs, www.kateplatt.com................................0411 888416 or 66807606 d’ART INTERIORS www.dartinteriors.com.au. Call Patricia ...................0417 336816 or 66884768 DESIGN UNIT Sydney-grown designer ..........................................................................0403 488127
www.hinged.com.au | email@example.com
GLAZIERS OCEAN SHORES GLASS AND SCREENS Glass splashbacks Lic No 61205C .........................66803333 ALL GLASS BYRON BAY Shower screens & mirrors ............................................................66857200 LEADLIGHTS NEW & REPAIRS. Tony ..............................................................................0427 338309
• Retaining & feature walls • Swimming pools • Paving • Pizza ovens • Timber decks • Tiling • Water features • Garden maintenance
15 years experience locally & abroad
Steve ‘Tui’ Toohill 0457 076 713
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YVES DE WILDE
XFINALIST OF THE MASTER PAINTERS OF AUSTRALIA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE XENVIRO FRIENDLY PAINTING
FINE CHOP TEA TREE MULCH Hunky Dory Farm
$33.00 per metre plus delivery â€˘ Minimum 3 metre loads Medium and coarse chop also available all the same price A bottle of tea tree oil and bar of soap FREE with every delivery.
X6680 7573 0415 952 494 Xwww.yvesdewilde.com.au LIC 114372C
From the farm to you â€˘ 0424 163 784 â€˘ Eftpos available
Outdoor Wood Fired Ovens
QUALITY PAINTING SERVICES
â€˘ An investment in lifestyle and entertaining Phone â€˘ Enjoy the taste of Wood Fired cooking Simon Henry â€˘ Byron Bay & surrounding areas 0408 508 242 â€˘ Built on site www.glenthompsonbricks.com.au
â€˘ Structural Landscaping â€˘ All styles of Paving â€˘ Brickwork â€˘ Lawn Area â€˘ Water Features â€˘ Irrigation Work â€˘ Rock Work â€˘ Retaining Walls
Over 20 yrs experience â€“ Friendly reliable service Ring Dean on 0417 856 212 Lic. 263202C
Licence No 97474
PLASTIC WELDING Kayak sales & repairs ........................................................... John 0411 443384
PLUMBERS JARRAH DAVIDSON Plumbing, draining, gas fitting & roofing. Lic 187712C ..............0438 668025 BILL CONNORS All plumbing/draining. Lic #1051..................................66801403 or 0414 801403 I LOVE PLUMBING Call Steve Lic 148904C ....................................................................0412 916140 HRH PLUMBING (new business) Prompt, reliable, efficient. Lic 220755C ........Harley 0402 652017 DART PLUMBING Plumbing, roofing, gas. Byron Bay. Lic 1175539C.............................0421 334515 MARK STRATTON PLUMBING All aspects & emergency work. Lic 57803C ..................0419 019035 ADM PLUMBING SERVICESâ€Ś (NO JOB TOO SMALL) Lic 234528C. ...........Call Adam 0466 992483 ALIAS PLUMBING 24hr blocked drains & maintenance specialist Lic 230095C. Terry ...0416 282919 ED RIORDAN PLUMBING Efficient, honest & reliable. Lic L6966 ..................................0417 343480 TAP KING PLUMBERS Pipe problems, electronic water leak detection. Lic 237124C ........66770004
NEED A PLUMBER? DRAINER? GASFITTER?
Painter and Decorator Over 30 years experience for a friendly hassle free job
Chay 6680 5081 0429 805 081
0412 794 364
BLOCKED DRAIN SPECIALISTS RELAX...
LAWNMOWER REPAIRS BYRON Mower, Bâ€™cutter, Châ€™saw, all small engine repairs, pickup & delivery .................0429 707286 TYAGARAH MOWER REPAIRS Pacific Hwy (next to Bruns Wreckers), Tyagarah ..........0488 094025
Safe, effective pest control is our business â€˘ Comprehensive management plans & property inspections â€˘ Spray-free cockroach treatments â€˘ Non-toxic termite control
If you have found termites do not disturb them! Contact us for advice. 6685 4490 or after hours on 0414 769 018 â€˘ www.sanctuarypest.com.au
Architectural & Landscape Lighting Specialists Free onsite consultancy service
â€˘ High pressure drain cleaner â€˘ Leak detection â€˘ CCTV drain camera â€˘ Seniors card discount Lic. 4838
6680 9997 â€˘ www.capebyronplumbing.com.au
â€œMASTER BLASTAâ€? RAPID RESPONSE BLOCKED DRAINS SPECIALISTS SEWER JETTER, DRAIN CAMERA, PIPE & CABLE LOCATION, LEAK DETECTION
24 HR SERVICE
Unit 5, 21-23 Tasman Way, Byron Bay Arts & Ind. Est. (02) 6680 7007 www.creativelightingsolutions.com.au
0481 390 273 â€“ 0435 945 810 firstname.lastname@example.org
MOTORING MECHANICAL REPAIRS, WARREN SIMMONS Byron Bay .................................................66858500
COASTAL PODIATRY GROUP All aspects of Podiatry. Lennox Head. Matt Frogley ...........66877717
PRINTER TONERS & CARTRIDGES
0418 110 714 2ND OPINIONS â€“ ALTERNATIVE VIEWS
Byron Dog Grooming â€˘ Tyres â€˘ Batteries â€˘ Wheel Alignments MULLUMBIMBY TYRE SERVICE Dalley Street, Mullumbimby 6684 2016
LEGENDARY OFFROAD TYRES
.com .au ~ dog wash ~ quality grooming ~ all breeds ~ Have your pets pampered by a qualiďŹ ed hairdresser & professionals groomer
Call Rick for appointments 6685 4230, 0414 268 102
PRINTING & COPYING SERVICES
TRADITIONAL & DIGITAL PRINTING %XVLQHVV&DUGVÂ‡)O\HUVÂ‡3RVWHUVÂ‡6WLFNHUV email@example.com ä–˛ 6684 3633
BRYANT HOPLEY Herbalism, homeopathy, nutrition. Byron Bay .....................................66857225 BANGALOW PHYSIOTHERAPY Manual therapies, acupuncture, pilates. Liz Thomas, Cally Oâ€™Hara, Troy Eady .....................................................................................66872330 NICK EDMOND Physiotherapy, acupuncture. Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday BYRON OSTEOPATHIC CARE FOR WOMEN Eve Schoenheimer Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri.......66853660 Corner Dalley & Burringbar Sts, Mullumbimby ....................................................................66843255 MAN WITH A VAN/TRUCK Reasonable rates. Phone Don ...........................................0414 282813 NORTH COAST OSTEOPATHY Jodie Jacobs & Jamie Bennett. Mon-Fri .............................66857517 ANTHONY Dâ€™ORSOGNA Physiotherapy, acupuncture, hydrotherapy Suffolk Park 1 Bryce St.. 66853511 BRISBANE, SYDNEY Local, Affordable, 20yrs exp. firstname.lastname@example.org .........0412 363930 OSTEOPATH SINCE 1975 Old school, Lennox Head. Michael Petrie ...................................66874410 CLAUDIA MIRDITA Craniosacral therapy, physiotherapy....................................................66857222 LITTLEGREENTRUCK.COM.AU Ute + driver from $30, small moves & tip runs ...........0415 194654 CONTINENCE / PELVIC FLOOR Janelle Angel .................Bangalow 66872337 & Mâ€™bah 66723818 PETRA KARNI Physiotherapy, Craniosacral, Alexander Technique. Byron..........................66807207 OCEAN SHORES PHYSIOTHERAPY Manual therapies, dry needling, custom orthotics, Ready for work within & beyond Byron remedial massage. Nigel Pitman, Ilse v.Oostenbrugge, Lachlan Dewar ..............................66803499 Brisbane Sydney backloading Sue Broadbent and Toby Mills LIBBIE NELSON PHYSIO â€“ Acupuncture, yoga & therapy, BFL, Herbs, CS. Byron Bay ......0416 369698 For careful service & great rates Clinic open for Osteopathy and Massage every day except Wed & Sun EWINGSDALE PHYSIO Renata Tenta. Flexi-Bar Training. Real Time Ultrasound ...................... 66847838
BEYOND BYRON REMOVALS
2/32 Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads. Tel 02 6685 1126
BILLINUDGEL CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING 7/1 Wilfred St, Billinudgel .......................66803444 DEREK BULLION PAINTING Free quotes. Lic R98818 ..........................0414 225604 or 66805049 MULLUM PICTURE FRAMERS & MEXICAN ART 75 Stuart Street.............................0403 734791 AD PAINTING by John Hand. Lic 13246C ...............................................0413 185399 or 66841249 KELVIN & ROBERT TEALE Painters & decorators. Lic R65919 ..............0400 349027 or 0438 842731 BYRON PAINTING Immediate starts, great rates. Lic 239832C .....................................0427 669806 CUSTOM MADE FRAMING FLYNNâ€™S PAINTING Professional, friendly, clean. Lic 130521C ...............0410 520647 or 66843542 professional canvas stretching & giclee printing R & M MASTER PAINTERS Interior/Exterior. Professional. Clean. Lic 213306C .............0409 083610 quality art supplies
â€˘ Domestic & Commercial â€˘ Servicing all areas â€˘ Workmanship guaranteed â€˘ Attention to detail
0438 784 226 â€˘ 6685 4154
Lic No 189144C
B Timbs Painting 6685 1018 or 0413 666 267
ALL WORK GUARANTEED Domestic & Commercial
Friendly & Clean
32 March 18, 2014 The Byron Shire Echo
PLASTERING COL JENKINS PLASTER Gyprock, renovations, repairs. No job too small .....................0401 078733 DUNCANSON PLASTERING Gyprock, prof. finish, free quotes. Lic 255548C ...............0402 538155 GLENN WATERS For the finish you canâ€™t see. Lic 58928C...............................................0427 908129
PLASTERING CONTRACTOR DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL
Still @ the centre â€“ 3 Centennial Ct â€“ 6685 5808
C. A. Warwick Lic. No. 114578C Â‡)UHHTXRWHVÂ‡*\SURFNĂ€[LQJ VHWWLQJ
451 186 / 6680 4660
phone 66801158 or 0408 004719
Andyâ€™s Move & More Small and Medium Moves, Tip Runs and Deliveries, 1 or 2 Men at Low Prices Byron Bay and Mullumbimby based
Call cost save
0429 149 533
I can call u back
SHIRE REMOVALS & FREIGHT CO From Middle Pocket to Middle Earth â€“ just give us a ring
â€˘ Freight services to Brisbane Mon & Wed â€˘ Carriers of ďŹ ne art â€˘ Furniture removal â€˘ E-bay pick up & delivery
6687 6445 / 0409 917646
LEAPFROG REMOVALS BYRON BAYâ€™S LOCAL REMOVALIST MOVING THE SHIRE FOR OVER 10 YEARS
0432 334 200 02 6680 8170 email@example.com
Byron Shire Echo archives: www.echo.net.au
For tips & testimonials
Friendly Staff No weekend surcharge
search “Lighthouse Removals”
Difﬁcult Driveway ???
Plus Check our website for how to get
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in your home
TILER/STONEMASON/WATERPROOFER Lic 24418C. Phone Karl ...................................66804103 CERAMIC FLOOR & WALL TILER R 54797. Phone Peter Forsyth ...................................0428 451265
Water puriﬁcation systems Home • Rural • Commercial Servicing your needs
free boxes and a 10% discount
LIGHTHOUSE REMOVALS (02) 6684 5395
Kitchens, bathrooms, laundries, tile repairs & waterproofing Leaking showers repaired & sealed NO JOB TOO SMALL • Free quotes & consultations
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Call Louise 0478 698 186
Lic. No. 216827C Because a woman understands excellence
02 6684 2198
TILER OF THE BAY
For all ceramic and stone internal / external wall and ﬂoor tiling Q Waterprooﬁng Q Quality Materials Q14 years local experience
EVERYTHING ROOFING Restorations, repairs, gutter cleaning. Free quote. Lic 252254C.....0422 757784
Micks Roof Restorations Protecting homes for over 15 years
CALL ROBERT 0414 818 169
...forget pointless scrubbing
Our unique restoration process will make your dirty tile & grout look
0401 821 204
BRAND NEW again... GUARANTEED!!!
9 Tile, Grout & Stone Cleaning & Sealing 9 Silicone 9 Grout Colouring 9 Re-Grouting 9 Epoxy Grout 9 Glass Restoration 9 Slippery Tiles & More
BEST SKIPS BANGALOW 2m2, 4m2, 6m2 bins ......................................0417 458149 or 66871544 BYRON SKIPS & RUBBISH REMOVAL 2, 3, 4 & 6 m3 bins available .............................0450 300360 TIP RUNS & RUBBISH REMOVAL.................................................................................0408 210772
BUDGET RUBBISH REMOVAL Garden clean ups .................................................Mark 0421 932945
Call Ben on 0456 606 911
$65 UTE LOAD. Call Nigel today.....................................................................................0430 212345
SCRAP METAL MERCHANTS
Drop washing steel, es and machin ers dry
@ BRUNSWICK BYRON AUTO WRECKERS Buying: • Scrap metal • Aluminium • Copper • Brass • Lead • Car Batteries Next to Tyagarah Service Station
Paciﬁc Highway, Tyagarah 6684 2351
avail fo r cars – unwanted cash for som paid e
SECURITY SERVICES BRUNSWICK VALLEY LOCKSMITHS Shirewide. Master security lic. 047862307 ..........0412 144679 STREETWISE SECURITY Static guards & crowd control. Lic 409807379........................0439 793925
TREE SERVICES SUMMERLAND TREE SERVICES .............................................Call Tim 66877677 or 0417 698227 7 TILL 7 TREE SERVICES Tree removal & pruning & 15” chipper-crane truck ..............0427 347380
Licence No. 158031C
SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS Sustainable environmental outcomes Drainage, Gasﬁtting & Plumbing 6680 2358 / www.trinesolutions.com.au / 0407 439 805
SEWING & ALTERATIONS
TREE CONTROL Safe lopping, removal, 12” chipper, stump grinder. Free quotes ..........0422 767677 OUT ON A LIMB Professional tree services. Free quotes. Low rates. Ph Lucas................0402 191316 A VERY HANDY MAN TREE SERVICES ...................................Andrew 66846474 or 0412 558890 BYRON TREE SERVICES Qualified, insured. Call Alex ..................................................0402 364852 TALLOW TREE SERVICES Tree Surgery & removal, stump grinding, cherry picker ........0401 208797
DO IT WELL, DO IT ONCE! Rainwater tanks cleaned, installed, leaks repaired, ﬁrst ﬂush diverters, Blue Mountain gutter mesh, etc
or 0418 662 285 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
WEB DESIGN SERVICES WEB BROWSER Quality websites at affordable prices ..........................66803707 or 0423 770799 COAST CREATIVE Graphic & website design....................www.coastcreative.com.au 66877998
WELDING MICK’S MOBILE WELDING All welding & machine maint, metal stair repairs etc ......0407 987290
WINDOW TINTING WORK HEALTH & SAFETY
SEWING MACHINE SALES & SERVICE A1 SEWING MACHINES – PARTS & REPAIRS Since 1963. Leaders in service...................66847447
CHOPPY CHOP TREE SERVICE Bobcat, crane truck, 18” chipper.................................0408 202184 HART TREE SERVICES 15” chipper, bobcat, crane truck, stump grinder..66849137 or 0427 347380
JIM’S TREE & STUMP REMOVAL
• Qualiﬁed Arborist • Tree Pruning • Tree Removal • Stump Removal • Mulching • Fully Insured • Same Day Response
131 546 UPHOLSTERY BANGALOW UPHOLSTERY Re-covering specialists ...........................................................66805255 BYRON BAY UPHOLSTERY Soft furnishings & outdoor ........................66853745 or 0403 713303
VALUERS BYRON BAY VALUERS NSW & QLD reg’d. Chartered Valuers ........................0431 245460 or 66857010
VETERINARY SURGEONS MULLUM VET CLINIC Richard Gregory, Erin Tottenham, Bec Patison. 24 hrs 7 days.........66843818 VITALITY VETCARE Bangalow. Megan Kearney .................................................................66870675
VIDEO PRODUCTION SWIMMING POOLS MULLUMBIMBY POOL SHOP Water tesing, Eco products, mobile servicing Lic 39126 ...66844846
ATTENTION POOL OWNERS • All pool requirements • Professional advice • Water testing • Friendly service • Pool servicing 73 Station St, Mullumbimby (opp. Council chambers)
Does your small business need help with Workplace Health and Safety compliance?
We can set up a simple WHS system for you and provide advice, support and guidance.
0406 962 771
1st SAT Bruns Heads 6628 4495 1st SAT Murwillumbah 0417 759 777 1st SAT Lismore Makets 0407 124 991 1st SUN Byron Bay 1st SUN Lismore Car Boot
6685 6807 6628 7333
2nd SUN The Channon 2nd SUN Lennox Head 2nd SUN Alstonville
6688 6433 6686 2139 6628 1568
3rd SAT Mullumbimby 3rd SAT Murwillumbah
6684 3370 0417 759 777
3rd SUN Uki 3rd SUN Lismore Car Boot 3rd SUN Ballina
6679 5921 6628 7333 6687 4328
4th SUN Bangalow 4th SUN Nimbin
6687 1911 0458 506 000
5th SUN Lennox Head 5th SUN Nimbin
6687 8618 0458 506 000
SATURDAYS Byron Artisan Market 4-9pm
FARMERS MARKETS Each TUE New Brighton Each TUE Organic Lismore Each WED 7-11am M’bah Each THU 8-11am Byron Each FRI 7-11am Mullum Each SAT 8-11am Bangalow Each SAT 8am-1pm Uki
6677 1345 6628 1084 6684 7834 6687 1137 6677 1345 6687 1137 6679 5530
NICK’S TREE SERVICES Tree surgery & removal, chipping ............................................0439 849332
TREE SHAPE Arborist, chipper, 4WD truck. ‘Knows trees, cuts right, good rates’ ...........0428 886297 SEWING REPAIRS & ALTERATIONS All areas.............................................................Jan 66849398 TREE 53 TREE SERVICES Tip truck, 9” chipper & cherrypicker. Ph Kean.......................0457 063105 STITCH: For all your sewing needs. Ocean Shores, Mullum & Byron areas. Ph Lindi ......0432 340113
North Coast news daily: www.echonetdaily.net.au
Smart Rainwater Solutions
MONTHLY MARKETS NORTHERN TREE CARE Consulting arborist, tree surgery ...........................................0414 186161
SEPTIC SYSTEMS TRINE
WATER TANK CLEANING/WATER TANKS All areas ...............................66888055 or 0407 002833
BYRON CASH FOR SCRAP E ll FRoE ff for a
WATER TANKS & TANK CLEANING
SUNRISE WINDOW TINTING 32 years personal experience. Cars, homes & offices......0412 158478
OCEAN SHORES SKIPS Mini skip specialists ........................................0412 161564 or 66841232
Dirty Tiles & Grout?
10 year warranty Lic 268018C
0414 229 114
Female Wall & Floor Tiler _ over 10 years experience
CAMERA CREW, LIGHTING, screens, projectors & editing, crystalgrid.com.au.............0421 661910
WATER FILTERS The Water Filter Experts for home, commercial and rural properties
6680 8200 or 0418 108 181
New moon March 1 19:00 First quarter March 9 00:27 Full moon March 17 04:09 Third quarter March 24 12:46 New moon March 31 05:45 Day of Sun Sun Moon Moon High tide, month rise set rise set height (m) 1 S 0637 1919 0610 1900 0903,1.93; 2135,1.68 2 S 0638 1918 0716 1942 0953,1.89; 2221,1.72 3 M 0638 1916 0820 2024 1041,1.80; 2307,1.73 4 T 0639 1915 0923 2106 1129,1.67; 2352,1.70 5 W 0640 1914 1023 2148 1215,1.52 6 T 0640 1913 1122 2232 0038,1.65; 1301,1.38 7 F 0641 1912 1217 2318 0125,1.58; 1352,1.26 8 S 0642 1911 1310 0216,1.51; 1449,1.17 9 S 0642 1910 1400 0005 0315,1.45; 1600,1.13 10 M 0643 1909 1447 0054 0420,1.43; 1715,1.15 11 T 0643 1908 1530 0144 0524,1.45; 1816,1.21 12 W 0644 1907 1610 0235 0619,1.49; 1904,1.29 13 T 0645 1905 1648 0327 0706,1.55; 1944,1.36 14 F 0645 1904 1724 0419 0746,1.59; 2018,1.43 15 S 0646 1903 1800 0511 0824,1.63; 2052,1.50 16 S 0646 1902 1834 0604 0900,1.64; 2124,1.56 17 M 0647 1901 1910 0657 0935,1.64; 2158,1.61 18 T 0648 1900 1947 0752 1012,1.61; 2232,1.65 19 W 0648 1859 2026 0848 1050,1.57; 2311,1.67 20 T 0649 1857 2108 0946 1132,1.50; 2352,1.67 21 F 0649 1856 2154 1044 1217,1.43 22 S 0650 1855 2246 1143 0037,1.65; 1309,1.35 23 S 0650 1854 2341 1241 0130,1.62; 1409,1.28 24 M 0651 1853 1337 0232,1.59; 1522,1.25 25 T 0651 1852 0041 1431 0345,1.60; 1641,1.29 26 W 0652 1850 0143 1520 0458,1.64; 1750,1.37 27 T 0653 1849 0247 1607 0603,1.71; 1848,1.49 28 F 0653 1848 0352 1651 0701,1.77; 1939,1.61 29 S 0654 1847 0456 1734 0755,1.80; 2027,1.71 30 S 0654 1846 0600 1815 0845,1.78; 2112,1.78 31 M 0655 1845 0703 1857 0933,1.73; 2156,1.81
Astronomical data and tides Low tide, height (m) 0242,0.25; 1530,0.13 0334,0.22; 1614,0.15 0426,0.23; 1656,0.21 0517,0.28; 1737,0.31 0608,0.36; 1817,0.41 0701,0.46; 1858,0.52 0757,0.55; 1943,0.62 0858,0.62; 2036,0.69 1005,0.66; 2142,0.73 1113,0.65; 2251,0.72 1212,0.60; 2354,0.68 1300,0.54 0046.0.62; 1339,0.49 0130,0.55; 1414,0.43 0210,0.49; 1445,0.40 0247,0.45; 1516,0.37 0325,0.41; 1546,0.36 0403,0.39; 1618,0.37 0445,0.39; 1652,0.39 0528,0.40; 1729,0.43 0615,0.44; 1810,0.49 0709,0.48; 1858,0.55 0811,0.51; 1955,0.61 0923,0.52; 2107,0.64 1035,0.48; 2225,0.61 1142,0.41; 2337,0.54 1239,0.33 0041,0.44; 1330,0.27 0138,0.35; 1416,0.24 0231,0.29; 1500,0.24 0323,0.26; 1542,0.27
Times are Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Time lags: Ballina Boat Dock: 15 min; Byron Bay: nil; Brunswick River Hwy Bridge: high 30 min, low 1 hr; Mullumbimby: 1 hr 10 min; Billinudgel: 3 hr 55 min; Chinderah: high 1 hr 15 min, low 2 hr; Terranora Inlet: high 2 hr 10 min, low 2 hr 25 min; Murwillumbah: high 2 hr 30 min, low 2 hr 50 min. Tides in bold indicate high tide of 1.7m or more and low tide of 0.3m or less. Data courtesy of the National Tidal Centre.
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Indigo Shibori Workshop Colour that seduced the world Taught by internationally recognised local Artist Susan Fell Mclean. On March 30th, Byron Bay. Cost $90 plus Materials kit $35. firstname.lastname@example.org 0427 355 629
Track Works Arakwal National Park Work to combat erosion on the walking track between Pacific Vista Drive and Paterson Street in Arakwal National Park will be undertaken during March/April. Track works will be carried out to reduce the impact of erosion and improve access along the track between Pacific Vista Drive and Paterson Street.
While works are undertaken, the track between Pacific Vista Drive and Paterson Street in Arakwal National Park will be closed. The works are expected to be completed with three to five days.
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Every Wed 7.30am at Broken Head Park Every first Sat of month 7.30am at Lennox Headland, Pat Morton Lookout Cost: $16 Call Barbara 0412 288 210 www.openairyoga.com.au
Free outdoor cushion (RRP $59) with every outdoor beanbag
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Thursday 20/3 9.30–11.30am Friday 21/3 8.00–9.00am Pilates Saturday 22/3 8.30–9.30am Pilates 9.45–10.45am Pilates
Shane Eade – Chiropractor 1300 858 842
Learn Classical AYURVEDA in Byron Bay
Tuesday 18/3 6.30–8.00am Consta 9.30–11.30am Women’s Yoga Moana Wednesday 19/3 7.00–8.00am Pilates Yos 5.30–7.00pm Hatha Sally
HAWAIIAN MASSAGE combining Kahuna & Remedial massage for deeply therapeutic relaxing massage Ocean Shores. Michaela 0416332886
PAIN RELIEF MASSAGE $65/90 mins. Health rebates. Ocean Shores. 66803388
Designer Beanbags for indoors and outdoors
RTO National Provider No 31161
Facials. Chelhie 0409112075
0413 432 584
Open Tues – Sat. After hours avail.
Simple and effective solutions Anxiety, Cravings, Fears & Trauma. Maureen Bracken 0402205352
Be. Salon & Spa
0401 839 223
ASHTANGA YOGA BYRON Mysore style. Beg welcome. Mon-Fri 9.30am. Christian 0457722346
Shop 1, 14 Middleton St Health rebates available
MEN’S WAX Chest $35 Back $35 Y-front $38 Call or SMS Lisa for your booking
‘Being free is not an idea. It’s a feeling. It emanates from within.’ Prem Rawat To receive a complimentary DVD, please text ‘DVD, name & mailing address’ to 0417200440. WOPG information line 1300303169
HYPNOSIS & EFT
THAI MASSAGE 1.5hrs $50, home visit $60. Ekka, 7 days 66804478. Traditional
BYRON’S BEST MASSAGE
BOOWK ! NO
SWEDISH RELAXATION MASSAGE Ocean Shores $50/hr. Ann 0432826542 YOGA & CRANIOSACRAL WITH DEB Tues 9.30-11am (Hatha ﬂow), Wed 6-7.30pm (restorative) at Yoga Peace. Craniosacral at Lotus Ctr by appoint. Ph 0400811155 or 66840470
CALL KIRSTEN Brazilian $40 ½ Leg & Brazilian $50 Full Leg & Brazilian $60 G-String $30 Bikini $20 Full Leg & Bikini $45 ½ Leg & Bikini $35 ½ Leg $25 Full Leg $35 Full Arm $20 ½ Arm $15 Underarm $15
REAL REMEDIAL MASSAGE Body assessment. Swedish warmup. Speciﬁc techniques to regain symmetry, alignment & joint mobility. Effective for chronic issues/pain relief. Mob massage Chantni 0400690786, 66801159
YOUR BODY IS A TEMPLE Fabulous massage! Kahuna • Lomi Lomi • Therapeutic Byron A&I. Ph Brigitte 0402503603
2 weeks unlimited yoga for all $40
Somatic Practice Body Based Psychotherapy
Hurry offer ends soon!
PROFESSIONAL TREE CARE • • • • •
REMOVALS PALMS TREE SURGERY FREE QUOTES FULLY INSURED
• • • • •
STUMP GRINDING TREE REPORTS DA APPLICATIONS CRANE HIRE CHERRY PICKER
6685 4015 - 0401 208 797
SUMMERLAND TREE SERVICES • Cherry Picker • Wood Chipper • Stump Grinder • Tree Surgeon • Fully Insured Byron Bay & Surrounding Areas
Dip.Som.Psych Clinical PACFA Reg.
6687 7677 Mobile 0417 698 227
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Shiva Shakti Yoga
Anne Mannix 17 Centennial Circuit, Byron Arts & Industry Estate 0420 542 267
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HALLS FOR HIRE EWINGSDALE HALL - All functions Day classes welcome. 0421878556 COORABELL HALL WEDDINGS, GIGS, CLASSES 66871307 www.coorabellhall.net
COMPOST TOILETS Garry Scott • 66843468
2m x 75cm x 4 $10ea in excellent condition, never used. View Tuesday between 9am & 3pm at Mullum Drill Hall HOUSE CONTENTS all near new, fridge, ﬂat screen, TV, w/machine, sofa, table & chairs bookshelf etc moving o/seas must sell ring to inspect. 0474217163
ARCHIBALD’S CHEAP QUARRY PRODUCTS
AUCTION SALE Builder’s tools, materials, cafe equipmt, household items, boat & other, too many to list! Saturday 22nd March Viewing strictly from 9am Auction starting 10am 8 Lilli Pilli Drive, Byron Bay ANTIQUE ENGLISH PINE glass fronted b/shelf unit $1200 ono. 66851580 MOBILITY SCOOTER luxury 4-wheel new Jun 2013, never used, cost $4000, sell $2350, can deliver. Ph 0420411021
Miele appliances VACUUM BAGS
MULLUM Sat 8am 20 Ann St. Kid's/baby bazaar! Women’s & kid’s clothing: some vintage, h'hold, furniture, great plants cheap. Quality stuff only
BRIDGLANDS Mullumbimby. 66842511
BICYCLES pre-loved from $50. Repairs. Ph 66804165 or 0431540579
JEEP CHEROKEE 4WD black ltd KJ series 05 91,000km 12mth rego, leather interior. Fantastic cond, moving o/seas must sell $12,580 ono. 0474217163
from $10.50sqm & Bamboo Flooring. For ceilings, walls, doors, etc. Ph 66884188 - sample & brochure www.bambooply.com.au WEED-FREE CANE MULCH Delivery available. 0427490038
Quality landscape plants. Great prices! www.narnianursery.com.au 0419771514
FIREWOOD DELIVERIES ALL YEAR ROUND
Tip Runs & Rubbish Removal 0408 210 772
BYRON house wanted to swap for 1 week with beach house on northern beaches, Sydney. Flexible dates. 0427807220
CAR RENTALS Weekly Rates 0401606707
CASH PAID FOR UNWANTED CARS Local reg’d business 66845296 or 66845403 or 0413120970
HONDA VT750 SHADOW 2003 EC with low kms (23,000), nothing to spend. Comes with fairing and panniers. Reg to Oct 25. New battery, GC. Selling due to baby. Bargain at $5200. Ph 0412732465
BUSINESS FOR SALE SMALL FOOD DISTRIBUTION Southern Gold Coast to Lismore area $125,000. Large van included. 0416199265
HOUSES FOR SALE OCEAN SHORES NTH East facing split level 3br + study. 4 store rooms under, dbl steel garage, 905sqm block, easy walk to beach $799,000 ono. Ph 66802502
HOLIDAY ACCOM. SUNRISE beautiful 3br townhouse, close shops/beach/Byron, avail Apr 17 to early May, fully-furn, tranquil, refs required. Text for price/enquiry 0423507229
WASHING MACHINE automatic $180, delivery. Phone 0413589388 CABIN BUNK wooden 3-piece bedroom set; with desk, book shelf, drawers, shelves and ladder $500 ono. Text for pic 0407579378
Matt 0427 172 684
LILLI & DEDE’S FABULOUS CUL Gordon St Mullumbimby. Saturday 8am
Kings Creek, Mullumbimby Mark 6680 4284 / 0427 490 038 Karen 0427 804 284
NATIVE PLANTS The Largest range of native plants in the Byron Shire. Tubestock to Semi-advanced Buy direct from the grower
MULLUM CREEK NATIVE NURSERY 110 Yankee Ck Rd, via Wilsons Ck Rd Mullumbimby 6684 1703 Open every Wed–Fri 10am to 4pm or by appointment www.mcnativenursery.com.au
STORAGE SOLUTIONS Book cases, storage units, cupboards and pantries. From $7900
Xpress Bedding & Furniture
STH GOLDEN BCH share house with 1, master br with ens, close to bch, WiFi, $180pw + bond + bills. 0439866293
TO LET BANGALOW SELF-STORAGE Hi-tech security. 66872333
Cnr Brigantine & Wollongbar Sts Byron Ind Est. Ph: 6685 5212
STORAGE From $100/mth. Bangalow Ph 66871500
OLD MOTORBIKE any make, any year, any cond. Will pick up. 0427109195 LP RECORDS: good condition, no op shop crap! Ph Matt 0401955052
HOLDEN ASTRA 2004 150,000km, svs hist, one owner, VGC, $5500. 66847630
VW TRANSPORTER 2004 Great condition, rego due in May, $10,000 ono. Call 0427908129 NISSAN 2004 PULSAR 4dr sedan, 155,000km, 5sp man, one owner, GC, reg June $5200 ono. O.Shores. 0419550282 MITSUBISHI MAGNA 99 wagon, long rego, auto $1850. Ph 0411709266
EWINGSDALE 144 Kennedys Ln, Sat 8am. Antique furn, mixed goods
NTH O.SHORES 32 Hardy Ave this Sat 9am (not before) wide variety of good stuff
2002 Subaru Forester 5spd, 130,367kms, full
OCEAN SHORES 1 Putta Pl Sat from 8am. Lovely women’s clothes + lots more
2002 GLS Ford Falcon Ute 5spd A/C P/S
GREAT SALE beautiful things Sat & Sun 8am start, 3/1 Booyun St Brunswick Hds
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BILLI AREA 2 rms in lge veg house, with 2 others for worker, $320pw all incl. Sgl parent or travellers welcome 0434940588
SUNRISE twin share with 1 other in calm, drug free home $155pw. Ph 0411577645
MERCEDES-BENZ 1980 W116 280SE. Needs: paint job (most prep already done); ignition work (spark not quite right); windscreen. Also needs interior/exterior reﬁtted (all parts excellent and are with car). All other aspects sound. Last of the big chrome classics. Realistic, sensible offers? Phone 0412732465
UNIQUE SALE Antiques, retro furniture, records & CDs, clothes, shoes, h-hold items, handbags, all from 60s till now. 17 Yallakool Dr, O.Shores. Sat 8-1pm
SUFFOLK PARK room for rent in light, modern, clean house. Long or short-term. $180pw/full board $240pw. 0415121250
BYRON BAY beach house with ocean views, furn rooms from $210pw incl bills. Phone 0431043296 after 5pm
KITCHEN & COMFY CHAIRS good cond. 2.1x3.4m U-shaped incl. gas cook top, dbl bowl sink, rangehood, $1500. Gas/electric oven (near new) $200. Lge elegant wall unit 2.7m long, 3 base cupboards with 3 top-cupboards, 2 with glass doors 1 with shelves only. Dk timber, Aust made $1200. Reclining lounge chairs, 2 with cat scratched covers. Comfy. $50 each. Ocean Shores 66805287
O.SHORES 56 Yamble Dr Sat 8-1pm pool tbl, new ladies bike, ﬁshing gear, furniture
SUNRISE large furn room, BIR $160pw + bond, inc bills, no pets. Ph 66856760
BYRON BAY room to rent close to town & beach. Big leafy backyard. $110pw inc bills plus bond. Ph 0434265846
BLUES FEST 2 x 5 day tickets $800. Ph 0413278728
BAYWOOD CHASE Moving house. Sat 8am. Everything must go. 10 Hakea Cres
FABULOUS f-furn 3br, 2 bathrm + garage in Paterson St Byron close to beach & Top Shop, $650pw + bond & elec, 6 month lease neg, no pets. 0477062827 SMALL CARAVAN by water hole on friendly farm/community, 8 min Mullum. Suit single, clean-living, n-s. No pets. Bond req. $155pw inc WiFi. 0431702354 BYRON LILLI PILLI 2 storey s-c studio, leafy, private, sunny w verandah $400pw sgl, $430pw cpl, no pets. 0439649086 MULLUM lovely 3br + ofﬁce reno’d family home, CBD $450pw or $470pw furn. Avail long lease from 7 May. Ph 0402980805
OCEAN SHORES main bedroom with ensuite & views in treetop house avail now $160pw + bills. Cherie 0407855273
BYRON CBD room in easy going house. Furn/unfurn. $185pw no bills. 0431058752
MOVING SALE Byron 19B Paciﬁc Vista Dr, Sat 8am. Furniture & quality stuff
SKINNERS SHOOT Beautiful cottage, 3br + large ofﬁce or session room, on large property, 3 min to town, avail 27 April. Long lease, no pets, $650pw. 0411705313
MULLUM fully-furnished large room, rural, close to town, $170pw. 0429356093
AMAZING BYRON RM f/f, $190pw incl bills/WiFi. Avail till 13/4 only. 0410616441
Bedding now available at BRIDGLANDS SLEEPZONE Mullumbimby 66842511
ANGLICAN CHURCH MULLUMBIMBY Sat 22nd March 8am-1pm. Furniture, electrical, bric-a-brac, baby items. Be early for a bargain!
BRUNS furn bedroom, share house with 2 others close to shops, beach, river & boat harbour, n/s, pets on site, responsible working person $180pw + bond (4 weeks + 2 in advance) & bills. Ph 0419230275
SUNRISE room quiet, in light-ﬁlled house, pref fem $180pw + bills. Ph 0431724048
Machines and gas reﬁlls Bridglands Betta Home Living Mullum 66842511
BEACHSIDE SUFFOLK share 3br house, fully-furnished, with 1 person, n/s, $230pw incl bills + 2 weeks bond. Ph 66853841
JAPANESE TUITION Phone 0466727690
PORTLAND, OREGON Gorgeous home, ideal location. Exchange for same in Byron area. Dates ﬂexible. 0413440536
OCEAN SHORES 3br house, ens, 2 carports 420pw NO PETS UNLESS SPECIFIED www.siwickirealestate.com.au Siwicki Real Estate 17 Fingal St Brunswick Heads. Ph 66851206
Ocean Shores $400pw, 3 bed, 2 bath, dble garage $490pw, 3 bed, 1 bath, pool, carport $420pw, 3 bed, 2 bath, house $520 pw, 3 bed, 2 bath, dble garage
6 Strand Ave, New Brighton 6680 1594 elders new brighton.com.au
SUNRISE lge room f-f, BiR n/s, dbl/twin $230pw, sgl $160pw no bills. 0401302343
Commercial grade washing machines Bridglands Betta Home Living Mullum 66842511
CHINA glassware, appliances, furn, ofﬁce stuff, Wed 9am. 9 Carlyle St, Byron
WANTED FOR BLUES FESTIVAL swap for 3br house Manly, Sydney, close to everything. Ph 0414339761
O.SHORES 2 rooms $150pw ea. N/s, d/f, vego, clean, working. Bond. 0466050874
FREE STUFF • Fence posts • Hardwood poles • Sleepers • Paling fence timber • Offcuts • Banana props • Drummed molasses • Firewood
BLUES FEST ACCOM newly renovated home with beautiful ocean views, can accomodate 6 adults (1 king, 2 queen beds) 7 min from festival, 5 nights (17-22 April) $2750. Joanne 0421477203
NEW BRIGHTON 2 Nth Head Rd, Sat 8 am. Clothes, books, CDs, jewellery, plants
OCEAN SHORES Sat 8am 44 Orana Rd, spin bike, baby furn/clothes & more
To suit most makes & models
MYOCUM New string curtains, bed covers, cushion inserts, gym rower, bicycle. Designer clothing mens, womens, children, cot, feeding rocker, soft toys etc 149 Manse Rd. Sat 8-12
Buy the best Bridglands Betta Home Living Mullumbimby 66842511
Road base, gravel, blue metal and metal dust. ALL SIZE DELIVERIES. Phone 66845517, 0418481617
Supplying commercial, wood ﬁred bakeries, pizza restaurants and residential, combustion stoves, open ﬁres, pot belly, kindling. Various load sizes from 4’x 6’ to 4 ton tipper. PRICES STARTING FROM $95. VOLUME DISCOUNTS.
HUGE MOVING O/SEAS SALE! Books, furniture, kitchen, garden, clothes. Something for everyone! Sat 22 from 8am. 340 Coolamon Scenic Dr, Coorabell. 3.4km from the Lookout. ALL MUST GO!
log book history. ALJ-740 ...............................$6950 Alloys, b/bar. AO-03-FX ..................................$4950 2007 Holden Barina Hatch 1 owner, 87,067kms, 5spd, A/C, P/S. BX-59-RC .........$6450 2005 Peugeot 307 HDI Diesel Wagon 5spd, A/C, P/S, super fuel efﬁcient. WL-1955 .........$5950
1999 Toyota Hilux D/Cab 4 cyl petrol, 5spd, white, tidy car. XSN-294..................................$4650 2004 Toyota Camry Silver 159,000ks reliable, full service history............................................$8000
50 CARS UNDER $10,000
16 ENDEAVOUR CLOSE, BALLINA
Ballina Car Centre
6686 5586 / 0418 676 274
BLUES FEST ACCOM newly renovated home with beautiful ocean views, can accommodate 6 adults (1 king, 2 queen beds) 7 min from festival, 5 nights (17-22 April) $2750. Joanne 0421477203
Rural Machinery Repair Service old-school repairs, parts & restorations to all makes and models onsite service available workshop 72 Charltons Road Federal
6688 4143 0448 881 942 SHORT TERM ACCOM. COOPERS SHOOT 1br furn cottage, clean, quiet, ocean views, 10 min Byron, avail 12/4-23/5 $400pw. 0407871503
Byron Bay SHELLEY DR, BYRON BAY $480PW House 3 bed, 1 bath SLUG Available Now JACARANDA DR, BYRON BAY $520PW House 3 bed, 1 bath DLUG Available 28/04/14 LAWSON ST, BYRON BAY $580PW Apartment 2 bed, 1 bath Fully furnished Available 29/04/14 CANIABA CRES, BYRON BAY $750PW House 3 bed, 2 bath SLUG Available 15/04/14 Ray White Rental Centre 3/47 Byron Street, Byron Bay 02 6685 8911 rwbyronbay.com
BANGALOW RENT-A-SHED Modern & Secure from $122.85 p/m Bangalow Real Estate - 66872479 BALLINA SELF-STORAGE UNITS Secure from $15pw. Ph 66867011 CARAVANS & CABINS from $195pw. Apply in person to Byron Bay Tourist Village, Ewingsdale Road BYRON BAY Jonson St, 4br house $800pw. Available now. Ph 0413436220
“Well Ahead of Others in This Business” Christopher Dean – Landlord
“Thank you for your outstanding service” Naya Crookshanks – Landlord
Bangalow Thomas St, Bangalow - $400pw Fully furnished 1 bed, 1 bath cottage, incl maint. 6 mth lease only. Avail 28th April Ferguson Crt, Bangalow - $500pw Elevated 3 bed, 1 bath home, rural outlook. Avail 12th April. Thomas St, Bangalow - $800pw Fully furnished 3 bed, 2 bath character home incl maint. Avail 5th May Lofts Rd, Coorabell - $1200pw Immaculate, furnished 3 bed, 2 bath resort style home. Avail aft Easter. We have strong demand for rental properties in Bangalow and need more listings, with good quality tenants waiting! Phone us today for a free appraisal. For more available rental properties go to www.eldersbangalow.com.au
19a Byron Street, Bangalow
02 6687 1500
Corndale $430pw 3 Bed home on 12.7 acres with a part of the property on river frontage, in ground pool, air/con, fireplace, double carport. Avail now. Bangalow $575pw Modern & stylish 3 bed spilt level D townhouse, 2 bath, DLUG, adjoining SE sports fields, stroll L E A to school & shops. Long term rental. Available Now. NEW LISTING Whian Whian $410 pw Beautiful renovated 1903 cottage with 3 br, 1 bath, dble carport. Polished floors, gas cooking. Owner seeking 6-12 month lease. Avail late March. NEW LISTING Bangalow $500 pw Timber cottage, 3 dble br, 1 bath, carport. Timber floors, high ceilings, walk to town, gas cooking. Avail end March for 3 month lease. NEW LISTING Byron Bay $560 pw Modern partly furnished, 3 br, 1 bath, townhouse with SLUG. Great location, just a bike ride to town. Avail now! 12 month lease.
RENTAL OWNERS CALL TODAY!
6687 2479 bangalow real estate.com.au
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& backloads to Brisbane. Friendly, with 10 years local exp. 0409917646 BYRON CENTRAL fully-furnished 2br, 1 bthrm house, carport, 2 mins to beach, $650pw incl elec & water. Ph 0417337000 SUFFOLK s-c studio, n/s, d/f, for working sgl $295pw inc bills/WiFi. Ph 0431218967 BYRON self-cont studio $300pw incl exp suit mature working female. 0423891756 BURRINGBAR 1br, 1 bthrm Spanish style country retreat. $340pw unfurn or $360pw part-furn + bond. Pref sgl or cpl, no pets, refs essential, Burringbar Real Estate Centre Pty Ltd. 66771699 til late or Stuart 0478651490 COORABELL 2 x self-contained 1br cabins, suit singles, 1 max 6wks, $190pw incl each. Phone 66847420
RESPONSIBLE WOMAN Excel refs, wanted to rent or housesit. 0427377450 RESPONSIBLE FAMILY of 4 seeks 2br+ rental, 1 May or sooner. Prefer Belongil or with pool. $1k pw. Ph 0413440536 PROF working couple looking for space to rent. Pref natural setting with garden. Bruns & surrounds. Ph 0466427036
CHEFS wanted for Byron Bay Services Club, approx 30 hrs pw, 2 yrs exp min. Come & join a great team with an Internationally exp head chef. Things are changing here, come be part of it. Sorry no travellers. Drop in CV or email: glen@ byronbayservicesclub.com.au
FAMILY OF 3 looking for special 3-4br home. Ewingsdale, Coorabell, Myocum areas. Budget up to $1000pw. Phone Chantel 0423463661
TO LEASE BILLINUDGEL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE industrial warehouse/factory 142sqm, reasonable rent. Ph John 66851190 MULLUMBIMBY Counselling/consulting with own entrance & waiting room. Private, quiet, lovely space. Half day $40, full day $75 WiFi avail. 0419215863
BURRINGBAR 1br rural cottage, no pets, pref sgl or cpl, refs essential $220pw + bond. Burringbar Real Estate Centre P/L 66771699 til late or Stuart 0478651490
MULLUMBIMBY 97sqm ofﬁce at $350pw & 32sqm shop at $220pw in Stuart St arcade. Ph 66801643
MULLUMBIMBY Renovated 3br house in quiet cul-de-sac. Lock up garage. Fenced yard $470pw. Contact FNC Property Management 1300716707
BANGALOW ofﬁce space 32sqm, toilet/ shower, kitchenette, air-con, parking, hwy exposure $260pw incl GST & outgoings. Phone 0418878978
BYRON 5 min town, fully-furnished, stylish silver bullet caravan 34ft, large deck, $350pw. Ph 0404353495
BANGALOW Factory showroom & ofﬁce space 105sqm + 32sqm mezzanine, hwy exposure, parking, air-con, toilet/ shower, kitchenette, high roller door $610pw inc GST & outgoings. Ph 0418878978
EWINGSDALE creative 2br, f-furn studio, private, views $520pw. Ph 0419130013
MODELS 18+ years required. Nude female for Picture and People magazines. No experience required. All shapes and sizes. Backpackers welcome. Good money. Professional accredited ACP photographer. Ph 0413627846
FEDERAL self-cont renovated caravan & garden, $160pw incl elec. 0410028738
WORKSHOPS FROM $50PW Billinudgel. Siwicki Real Estate 66851206
MIDDLE POCKET 1br cabin, open plan living, great outlook, quiet veg pref, $200pw incl WiFi. Ph 0424929000
IND/COMM UNIT Byron A&I Est, 132 sqm bthrm, kitch, $380pw ono. 0402976032
Telemarketing - Lead Generation • Are you well spoken? • Do you consider yourself persuasive and likeable? • Do you like working with skilled professionals? • Are you ready and willing to learn new communication skills? Join our team of highly successful Telemarketers at our Byron Industrial Estate Call Centre. $400 pw plus bonuses to bring the successful applicant to $550 pw. 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday.
Call Angela on 6639 5020 to arrange an interview
Fully renovated 3 b/r house on acreage, including lawn maintenance $470pw.
OCEAN SHORES 2 b/r town house with two bathroom, SLUG opposite shopping centre $360pw. Executive residence: Upstairs 3 b/r huge lounge room, bathroom with spa bath. Downstairs: 2 b/r w/ lounge room and two bathroom and outside shower, in ground swimming pool. Magniﬁcent view of Cape Byron & Brunswick River. Includes lawn & swimming pool maintenance for $795pw, long term lease and semi furnished. Julie or Nicci Phone: 6684 3301 79 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby 2482
GOOD DRIVERS WANTED NOW Shifts avail for taxi, coach & hire cars. Full training provided. Min 12 month Aust Licence Required. Email: email@example.com LA TABLE CAFE is seeking a casual barista, 2–3 days p/w. Must be very experienced, motivated, reliable & hardworking to join our friendly professional team. firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoga Studio Manager for a successful Byron Bay studio We are seeking a qualiﬁed & experienced yoga teacher who has skills in managing a successful small business. 10 casual hours / week able to start ASAP For more info send CV & cover letter to email@example.com
Cobbers Child Care Centre is seeking a trainee for a 13-month, full-time, temporary position to commence Monday 5 May, 2014.
BYRON creative work/office space, $75pw incl elect & internet. 0431674377
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and may have completed some subjects of a Cert III but have no formal child care qualiﬁcations. Wages and conditions are in accordance with the Children’s Services Award 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a working with children check.
BRUNSWICK HEADS RETAIL SHOP OR OFFICE FINGAL ST incl kitchen (no stove) & wc with disabled access, GREASE TRAP IN PLACE $250pw incl GST. TWEED ST 50sqm shopfront $1500/ month incl GST/ outgoings Siwicki Real Estate, 17 Fingal St Brunswick Heads. Phone 66851206
For further information please contact Tim Wearne on 6684 2164. To apply for this position, please email your résumé with covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm Wednesday 26 March 2014.
BYRON A&I EST 2 work spaces avail 4.3m x 4.6m, $90pw, elec + internet incl. 4.6m x 3.8m $60pw. Ph 0421570032
BYRON CAFE URGENTLY requires an exp chef/cook. 2-4 days per week incl weekends. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Email resume to: email@example.com PANTRY 29 BANGALOW 3-5 days for 25 plus local. Coffee exp essential. See: www.pantry29.com.au GENERAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Administration, MYOB, bank reconciliation, wages, handle credits, superannuation, BAS, IAS, stocktake, workers compensation, insurance, group certiﬁcates, respond to all emails, respond to phone messages, daily phone enquiries, use Microsoft Ofﬁce Suite, use MYOB, manage customer complaints, liaise with factory, truck driver, management, customers. Problem solve, handle incoming sales/ outgoing sales calls. E: info@ byrongourmetpies.com.au or PO Box 71 Byron Bay 2481 POINCIANA CAFE MULLUMBIMBY We require an experienced cafe cook/ chef for breakfast, lunch & early evening shifts. The position is for genuine job seekers. Reliable transport essential. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org txt 0402557497 or call 66844036 BYRON BAY MOTEL overnight caretaker + ofﬁce + cleaning. 2br furn residence. Apply PO Box 453 Ballina NSW 2478 RETAIL STAFF We require 2 healthy reliable motivated staff to serve food and drinks at Blues Fest Thursday 17th April through Monday 21st April, prefer females. Please send resume & photo to: email@example.com BARISTA REQUIRED for busy cafe in Brunswick Heads. 25 hours per week. 2 years experience in similar role necessary. Please forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org BIOLOGY/SCIENCE TUTOR req for Year 12 student. Students OK. 66846854
TUITION AFRICAN DRUMMING CLASSES Thursdays at Mullum Scout Hall. Beginner: 6.30pm, intermediate: 8pm $18/$15. Benji 0424046043
Music Prof Tuition
Piano, voice, dbl/bass, theory, compose, arrange. HSC prep. All styles. 66863531 MATHEMATICS TUTOR Qualiﬁed teacher with 30 yrs experience grades 3 to 10. Ph John 0452260595
BYRON A&I RETAIL STUDIO Street front, reno’d studio looking for shop front business. 90sqm $350pw + GST. No live ins. Ph 0422558128 or 0415551478
FRENCH • ITALIAN • GERMAN Eva 66846760 www.languagetuitionbyron.com.au
COMMERCIAL STORAGE SHED available $450 p/m. Secure gated complex, 46m sq. Ph 0422392569
MATHS TUTORING Qualiﬁed & practising teacher, 20 yrs exp, all levels. Ph Andrew 0413294982
POSITIONS VACANT BRUNSWICK HEADS 1 br unit $270 2br unit $340 If you have a sales or rental appraisal on your property with LJ Hooker before March 31, 2014. You could win a $5000 interior design consultation with Darren Palmer and $25,000 cash courtesy of myLJHooker – the world’s leading property library. Tenants waiting – more properties needed.
WOMEN 18 YEARS & OVER required for photographic modelling in lingerie magazine. All welcome to apply. Send resume & photos to: intoalloﬁtplease5510@gmail.com
Trainee Childcare Assistant
ART / DESIGN WORK SPACE Light, private, secure, Byron A&I, $77pw. Silva 0402909193
EXP CASUAL CLEANERS WANTED For Byron Apartments Must be reliable, exp & avail w/ends ABN pref or Tax File No. No travellers Email: email@example.com
WARNING The Department of Fair Trading has warned people to be very careful about responding to advertisements offering work at home. Readers should be wary if asked to pay money upfront for employment opportunities and never send money to a post ofﬁce box ARTIST’S MODEL (female) for Life Drawing & sculpture. 2-4 hour paid sessions in heart of Byron in private studio with long-term resident local artist. Celebration of female form, all body types welcome. Discreet, responsible, enjoyable & safe. Please txt 0411600073. Locals preferred, ongoing work
L.J. Hooker Brunswick Heads 6685 0177 5/16 The Terrace, Brunswick Heads
Property Management Specialist Agency Servicing Byron Shire. Free Rental Appraisals, Expert Advice, Full Management & Casual Leasing 0411 636 101 www.UP4RENT.com.au
WANTED TO RENT ROOM required for mature & personable 44yo working male in Byron / Suffolk. Have two well-behaved children (7 & 4) with me 2 nights a week. Please give me a call on 0414335793 MOTIVATED WORKING PERSON requires share / s-c accom. 0418739367
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Receptionist / Administrator CAPE BYRON RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL Temporary Part Class One Teacher FTE 0.40 Term 3 2014 (Maternity Leave) CBRSS is a K-12 school dedicated to the educational principles inspired by Rudolf Steiner. Applications are sought for a suitably qualiﬁed and experienced Primary School Teacher. The position is expected to commence term 3, 11 August 2014 for a maximum period of 12 months. Applicants are required to submit their application addressing the selection criteria accompanied by a CV and the names of two referees addressed to: The Stafﬁng Management Group, Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Inc. PO Box 736 Byron Bay NSW 2481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Applications close 4pm 7th April 2014. Position description available www.capebyronsteiner.nsw.edu.au
Casual hours in a fun & vibrant environment Requirements - Available weekends & school holidays - High level administration & customer service skills - Hold current or qualify for NSW Working with Children’s Check - Cafe & barista experience highly regarded - RSA desirable - Residents need only apply For more info send CV & cover letter to email@example.com
Beauty Therapy Short Courses in April Waxing – Face and Body Manicure, Pedicure and Gelish Polish Application Lash & Brow Tints, Brown Sculpting, Lash Extensions Professional Make-up Certiﬁcate Courses Joan Lawman Beauty Centre Lawson St, Byron Bay Phone 6685 8046
‘To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.’ – Confucious
OFFICE JUNIOR POSITION AVAILABLE We are looking for a strong, enthusiastic person to join our busy team, duties will involve assisting property management and sales. The ideal candidate will have: - A good sense of time management - Computer & administration skills - Be well presented - Explicit attention to detail - Great organisational skills - Willingness to learn and self improve on a daily basis. This is a full-time position. Please forward all resumes to LJ Hooker Brunswick Heads, PO Box 204 Brunswick Heads 2483.
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Qual teacher(Ita) All levels 0435635822 MATHS & PHYSICS all levels. Phone Jesse 0422688408
WORK WANTED EXP TEACHER/TUTOR English & Math subjects through Year 12. Harvard graduate, 8 years experience. Classroom setting or one-on-one. Ph 0405967306 VET SCIENCE STUDENT currently seeking traineeship position with Vet in Nthrn Rivers to complete degree. 2 years p-time without pay or entitlements. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or 0410341131 GARDENING reasonable rates, many years exp. Mullum, Brunswick Heads & Bangalow area. Ph Mark 0418435505
SHRAVI MICHEL ABADIE Taken suddenly from us 15/3/2014. Beloved companion, wonderful friend, beautiful Pappi. Forever loved by Sahajo, Dana, Damini, Rumi, Alankar, Tulsi, Kashi, Lusha, Pema and many more. Celebration of life will be held at Mevlana Hall. Date to be advised. Enquires 0428266190
ADMIN/PA/BOOKKEEPER very exp. Avail short /long term jobs. 0413058076
LUCAS David John
The Ironing Lady
21/5/1943 – 12/3/2014
SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT Providing strategies, training & ideas to improve your business. 5 years exp in London and Aus. Ph 0435024704 AI LABOURER honest, reliable, diverse exp, good rates. Ph Jesse 0422688408
LOST & FOUND REWARD for knowledge of the whereabouts of 2 timber felt lined drawers of a silver cutlery set over 170yrs old. Desperate to get it back. Ph 0417377005
Found! Mojo Mojo found under couch cushions at my house. Has swagger, conﬁdence and self reliance. If anybody is missing such a thing please email@example.com
MUSICAL NOTES BYRON SOUND LOUNGE rehearsals, recording & PA hire. Ph 66808938
PIANO TUNING Tuner for Planet Music, Studio 301 & SAE College. R. Barkley. 0422221116 www.reubenbarkleypianotuning.com.au PIANO TUNER Restorer, repairer & retailer since 1981. Ph Dr Fred Cole 0412216019 or www.specialtypianos.com.au
LIVESTOCK HORSE TRAINER/STARTER 20 plus yrs exp 100% non-confrontational method. No issues too small or too big. Excellent references. Simon 0419563312
WOMEN 18 YEARS & OVER required for photographic modelling in gothic & bd/sm magazine. All welcome to apply. Send resume & photos to: intoalloﬁtplease5510@gmail.com
Passed away on March 12th, 2014 aged 70 Years. Loved and loving husband of Jeanette. Loved brother of Jackie and Tony, and Kim. Loving uncle of Patrick, Barry, Carl, Emma, Samantha and Jack. Adored great uncle to Cameron, Molly and Harry.
‘Loved and remembered always’
This is the handsome Ash, a 5 month old ﬂuffy, pale ginger boy. He has exquisite looks & is the most laid back & coolest cat in the shelter. He’s a real smoocher & adores being cuddled & fussed over. To meet him & our other beautiful cats & kittens, visit the Cat Adoption Centre at 124 Dalley St, Mullumbimby.
Open: Tues 2.30-4.30pm, Thurs 3-5pm, Sat 10-12 noon. Call AWL 6684 4070.
COMPANION ANIMALS WELFARE INC.
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SOFT HANDS WARM OIL sensual touch. Mature & discreet. Byron. 0407264343 EXQUISITE Be impressed with my hot body and warm hands. Tweed area. 0498073208 TANTRA MASSAGE FOR MEN Deeply Honouring & Sensual • Connecting • Intimate • Instruction in the art of Tantra Call Sophia 0448250698 CARIBBEAN ISLAND VIBE MASSAGE Anastasia: ﬁt, 26yo, chocolate beauty Women welcome. Wed & Thurs only 9am-7pm. 0407013347 TOUCH OF JUSTINE Luscious massage & sensual touch. High quality attention. Stylish, ﬁt, bi 33yo. Wed & Thurs only. 0407013347
SOCIAL ESCORTS Dot is a 5 month old Kelpie/ Lab/Border Collie x. Very smart, sweet and obedient girl. $280 incl. desexing, chipping and C5 Vac. Phone 0458 461 935 or 0488 415 444. Phone 0458 461 935 or 0488 415 444.
BYRON AREA OUTCALLS. Phone 0421401775 BALLINA EXCLUSIVE 34 Piper Dr. New owner, new staff. Open 7 days 10am till late. Outcalls available. Enq 66816038 SEXY ESCORT Outcalls only. 0478109345 SEXY, BLONDE BOMBSHELL Back in town. Outcalls only. Ph 0481121491
McGuiness Funerals Billinudgel (02) 6680 1622 Family Owned
Peppa is a 7 month old desexed male Pomeranian. He is a well behaved, handsome boy who would suit active retirees who have time to spend with him. If you can give Peppa a permanent, loving home please contact the Friends of the Pound Rehoming Centre on 07 5524 8590 or Pam on 0421 017 461. Visit friendsofthepound.com to view other dogs and cats looking for a home.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service for David. To be held at the Bangalow Uniting Church, Station Street, Bangalow. On Friday March 21st, 2014. With the service commencing at 2.00pm. To be followed by a private cremation. No ﬂowers by request. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations in memory of David to the Cancer Council would be appreciated, with envelopes available at the service.
McGuiness Funerals Billinudgel (02) 6680 1622 Family Owned
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JOY, a good name for a sweet kitten (six months), who brings such joy to people who meet her. She is one of the quieter kittens that tends to be in the background. A little shy but still very forthcoming with people. Well adjusted, easy going and responsive to affection. Check her out on the web – she is a dark tortie. Everyone can do with more joy in their lives, so pop in to the centre and adopt this bundle of joy. All cats are desexed, vaccinated and microchipped.
Please make an appointment 0403 533 589 Billinudgel petsforlifeanimalshelter.net
38 March 18, 2014 The Byron Shire Echo
Byron Shire Council’s sustainability officer Kim Mallee and First Sun Holiday Park manager Ian Heiniger showing off the new solar collectors.
Up to 10,000 litres of hot water per day are being heated free from the sun at Byron Shire Council’s First Sun Holiday Park. A commercial solar hot water system was installed just before Christmas on the two main amenities blocks which also service the shared kitchen and laundry. Initial reports on the system have shown they provided more than enough hot water for visitors during the peak holiday season. Council’s sustainability officer Kim Mallee said the solar hot water system represents an offset of 12.5 tonnes of equivalent CO2 compared to heating the same volume of water with a gas hot water system. ‘The system can provide up to 93 per cent of hot water, depending on the time of year during summer and winter, which also provides significant energy cost savings to the holiday park,’ she said. Five Council sites were assessed at the end of last year as part of an energy efficiency improvement plan. The assessment included hot water
volume usage and status of existing equipment. First Sun Holiday Park was chosen due to it having nine out of 15 heat pumps failing and the high visitation rates of the popular caravan park. The project was part-funded by Byron Shire Council with assistance from the federal government’s Local Government Energy Efficiency Program. Local solar hot water businesses and tradespeople were used for the purchase and installation of the systems. ‘This installation joins the other 204 solar hot water systems installed in the Byron Shire by the community in 2013 and shows now, more than ever, people are choosing renewable energy options,’ Ms Mallee said. Over the past five years, Byron Shire Council has installed solar hot water systems at Ocean Shores Community Centre, Brunswick Valley Community Centre, Suffolk Park Community Centre, Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre and the Council Works Depot.
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AMBULANCE, FIRE, POLICE .............................................................. 000 AMBULANCE Mullumbimby & Byron Bay .................................131 233 BRUNSWICK VALLEY RESCUE Primary rescue ........................6685 1999 BRUNSWICK MARINE RADIO TOWER ...................................6685 0148 MULLUMBIMBY HOSPITAL ......................................................6684 2266 BYRON BAY HOSPITAL ............................................................6685 6200 POLICE Brunswick Heads .......................................................6685 1277 Mullumbimby ..............................................................6684 2144 Byron Bay ...................................................................6685 9499 Bangalow ....................................................................6687 1404 STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE Storm & tempest damage, flooding.6684 3444 AIDS Confidential testing & information (ACON) ................................6622 1555 AL-ANON Help for family & friends of alcoholics ...................... 1300 ALANON ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 24 hours...............................1800 423 431 ANIMAL RESCUE (DOGS & CATS) .........................................6622 1881 LIFELINE .........................................................................................131 114 MENSLINE 7pm–11pm nightly (phone counselling & referral for men)..6622 2240 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meets daily ....................................6680 7280 NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE ..................................................6684 1286 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 24 hour crisis line ...............................1800 656 463 NORTHERN RIVERS GAMBLING SERVICE ...........................6687 2520 NORTHERN RIVERS WILDLIFE CARERS...............................6628 1866 KOALA HOTLINE........................................................6622 1233 GEORGE THE SNAKE MAN.................................................0407 965 092 NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service (WIRES)..........6628 1898
Mullumbimby High School Ex-Students Association has lived up to its aim to support special projects, with recent donations to two school programs, one for boys and one for girls. President of the Association, Neville Marks said these programs had struck a chord and there was unanimous agreement to support them financially. The Chrysalis program for vulnerable young women who have experienced high levels of adversity in their lives including domestic violence, abuse of various kinds, neglect, poverty, family conflict, aims to break negative cycles to allow the girls to re-engage with school, their family, peers and the wider community. Contemporary counselling techniques are used, alongside group activities, yoga, and participation in community and school events. Co-ordinator of the program at Mullumbimby High, Natalie Grant, said the $250
donation was greatly appreciated as the program is a valued and important opportunity for girls at the school. The LANDE program – Literacy and Numeracy Direction Employment – is for boys in Years 9 and 10 having difficulty at school. Providing a vocational base for study of English and mathematics, together with work placement, the aim is to prepare boys for the workforce through to Year 12. Commenting on the support, Mr Marks said ‘We are delighted students with particular needs will get the help they need.’
Wednesday March 19, 10am, sees an info session on the Richmond Tweed Regional Library eResources at Mullum library. Join Victoria for some guidance and learn how to get the most out of your library membership. Bookings 6684 2992.
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Byron Shire Council Notices COUNCIL MEETINGS
PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS
THURSDAY 20 March 2014
Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979
COUNCIL CONTACT DETAILS Council administration centre
Council meetings are scheduled to be held at Station Street, Mullumbimby.
Opening hours: Front counter 9.00am to 4.00pm Switchboard: 8.30am to 4.30pm Email
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9.00am – Ordinary Meeting 2.00pm – Byron Shire Reserve Trust Committee Meeting To see the full list of items that will be discussed at the meeting, please refer to Council’s block advertising in last week’s Echo, Echonetdaily or go to Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/meetings.
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The following development applications have been received by Byron Shire Council and may be viewed on Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/development-applications-on-exhibition, or at the Council administrative centre during ordinary ofﬁce hours. For further information on making a submission please refer to the factsheet ‘Making a submission on a development application’ available at council or on line at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/ submissions-on-development-applications. There are also requirements in relation to the disclosure of political gifts and donations. Refer to Council’s website to satisfy yourself that you are complying with your disclosure obligations prior to lodging a submission at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/political-donations.
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Please quote the development application and property description when making a submission.
EXHIBITION CLOSES 24 MARCH 2014
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Proposed road names Mullumbimby
18 March 2014 Res 13-538
Existing name Proposed name
Reason for name proposed
Lane 2 Murphy’s Lane between TincOGan St & Tyagarah St
Family request. Australian 1940-1950s boxer ‘Tommy Burns’ was born Mullumbimby 1922 as Geoff Murphy before relocating to Brisbane. Passed away Sydney, February 2011. See October 2013 Council report for more details (file E2013/62798)
Lane 1 between Tincogan Street and Mill Street
Lane 7 between Dalley Street and Gordon Street
Lane 9 between Station Street and McGougans Lane
Submissions are sought regarding names of each lane, with preference they be chosen from the following table which is a list of Mullumbimby pioneer family names as taken from Council’s street name register of preferred names.
10 Lane 10 between Poinciana St and Lane 11 11 Lane 11
between Prince St and Queen Street
12 Lane 12 between Prince St and Morrison Ave
13 Lane 13 between King Street and end
NB: 4he name ‘Laverty’ has been used since the October 2013 report to Council and therefore no longer available.
14 Lane 14 between Argyle St and New City Road
Suggestions for names do not have to be from the above short-list or from Council’s street name register:
15 Lane 15
between Lane 14 and James Street Lane 2 = Murphy Lane
Written submissions on the proposed names may be made to Byron Shire Council within 28 days of the date of this notice. Submissions can be provided by postal mail to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby NSW 2482 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.
11 14 9 15
10.2014.68.1 – MYOCUM 42 Bilin Road (Lot 26 DP 830652) Melaleuca Properties: One additional dwelling site for rural landsharing community
EXHIBITION CLOSES 31 MARCH 2014 10.2014.84.1 – BYRON BAY 2 Cavvanbah Street (Lot 11 Sec 53 DP 758207) Chris Lonergan – Town Planner: Removal of existing dwelling, proposed new dwelling included expanded dwelling module to be used as a Bed and Breakfast Establishment plus a secondary dwelling, pool and tree removal
DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS DETERMINED (SECTION 101 EP&A ACT 1979 AND CLAUSE 124 EP&A REGULATIONS 2000) The following development consents, together with any conditions imposed may be inspected free of charge at Council’s administration centre during ordinary ofﬁce hours. The validity of these consents cannot be questioned in any legal proceeding except those commenced in the Land & Environment Court by any person within 3 months of this notice.
APPLICATIONS APPROVED 10.2013.5723.2 – SOUTH GOLDEN BEACH 26 Royal Avenue (Lot 210 DP 31166) S96 - to correct a typographical error in consent (Construction of a secondary dwelling and a shed) 10.2014.61.1 – MULLUMBIMBY 59 Tuckeroo Avenue (Lot 47 DP 1190345) Single storey dwelling 10.2014.24.1 – BILLINUDGEL 6 Mogo Place (Lot 6 DP 785412) Motor vehicle storage area (depot) 10.2014.14.1 – BYRON BAY 5 Burns Street (Lot 132 DP 1141982) Alteration/additions to existing dwelling-house and bed and breakfast 10.2014.74.1 – BYRON BAY 8 Tristania Place (Lot 103 DP 1076426) Tree removal – two trees 10.2013.155.2 – BYRON BAY 74 Centennial Circuit (Lot 73 DP 849226) S96 - to add caretaker’s residence, change uses and ﬂoor plans of approved development (12 factory units and associated parking, stage construction and use of unit 12 as a recreational facility (Gym)) 10.2013.305.1 – BYRON BAY 58 Jonson Street (Lot 1 DP 716695, Lot 2 DP 716690) Section 82A Review – alterations and additions to existing commercial building (including new awning) and partial change of use from shop to restaurant
Please note, submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7322.
10.2013.613.1 – MYOCUM 4/296A Tyagarah Road (Lot 4 DP 285430) Construction of a secondary dwelling
Submissions received will be treated in confidence within a further report to Council which will seek confirmation of a name for each subject site.
10.2014.95.1 – EWINGSDALE 16 Ewingsdale Road (Lot 2 DP 600681) Tree pruning/lopping
If you have any enquires about the proposed naming of the roads/lanes, please call Council on 6626 7080. If required, a copy of the 10 October 2013 report is available on Council’s website on the following link (refer to Report No. 13.2): http://www.byron.nsw.gov.au/files/meetings/20 13/2013-10-10-ordinary_agenda.pdf
10.2014.27.1 – BYRON BAY 23 Mackay Street (Lot 232 DP 1186854) Construction of alterations and additions to dwelling and secondary dwelling
10.2014.85.1 – BYRON BAY 144 Bayshore Drive (Lot 10 DP 243218) Tree removal – nine trees 10.2013.604.1 – OCEAN SHORES 30 Orana Road (Lot 53 DP 238450) Secondary dwelling 10.2014.15.1 – OCEAN SHORES 1 Goolara Court (Lot 1073 DP 241074) Subdivision to create two lots
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Byron Rams into ANZAC semis
All aboard for WOW
Story & photo Greg Meek
The Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams cemented their place in this year’s Anzac Cup Semi finals with a decisive 7-1 win over Goonellabah at Ewingsdale on Sunday. The Rams totally dominated the Hornets and, with a howling tailwind, put way 5 goals before the halftime break. The wind eased a little for the second half and, despite letting quite a few opportunities go begging, Byron managed to put two more into the net before the final whistle. James Tomlinson once again wreaked havoc among the opposition defence, taking two goals for himself in the process.
Surfing instructor Serena Adams, centre in black, with a group of women who loved learning to surf.
Kazuhiro Tsukamoto in full flight during Sunday’s clash against Goonellabah.
Connor Cannon repeated his efforts of last week with another two, and a goal apiece for Dakota DixonKing, Sam McIntyre and Mi-
chael Kelly sealed the Hornets fate. The Byron back four are looking strong and settling in as a very cohesive unit.
Outstanding work from Sam McIntyre and James Tomlinson, Herick Schuenemann and Kazuhiro Tsukamoto for a comfortable win.
Disabled Surfers Association at Clarkes The DSA is creating opportunities for everyone to experience their unique, safe and happy surfing events, while under complete supervision from our trained Team Leaders and Beach Marshalls. The next DSA event will be held this Saturday – the expectation is of a great event with lots of local support from sponsors and volunteers alike.
This is the last surf of the season and the group will be having a big barbecue and fundraiser raffle after the event for everyone with fruit and veg donated by Munch Crunch Organics. They will also be raffling a Surfboard donated by Diverse and 10 prize packs of McTavish merchandise donated by McTavish Byron Bay.
SURF LESSONS FOR EVERYONE WOW WOMEN ON WAVES PROGRAM Building wave and water conﬁdence
FOR 3 WEEKS STARTING MARCH 21 Surﬁng and Surf-Yoga Classes
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The DSA event will be held at Clarkes Beach Saturday from 9am to 1pm.
For more information head to disabledsurfers.org/ nsw/far-north-coast-branch.
The Women On Waves program is designed by Surfing Byron Bay for local women by women, and is designed to help women and girls feel comfortable in the water and learning to surf without the pressure of keeping up with, or keeping out of the way of the boys, until they find their sea legs. The WOW is a three week
program which helps with building confidence in the water, wave skills and knowledge as well as being great for fitness. All abilities from beginner to intermediate are able to participate, the next program starts on March 21. For more details visit the website www.gosurfingbyronbay.com.
Byron Shire team player profiles Byron Bay Netball Name Alexandra Reeve Nickname Ally Age 15 Eyes Hazel Height 170cm Birthday December 23 Position Goal Defence and Centre Years in the sport 10 Favourite Food Sushi Favourite Colour Red Career Highlights Edinburgh Netball, State Rep and the Eden Fawcett Award Motto Never give up, always push harder to achieve your best The Brunswick Byron Netball Association are still looking for senior players for this season which kicks off on Saturday. Phone Narelle for more information on 6684 3870 or visit the website www.brunswickbyronnetball.com.au.
Mullum Giants Rugby League Name Tom Nickname ‘Cruise’ Number 4 Eyes Egyptian Blue Height 180cm Birthday April 19 Position Halfback Years in the sport 17 Favourite food Zooper Doopers Career Highlight Under 18s Grandfinal 2008 Motto I’m a lover not a fighter
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NRAS ‘vital in increasing affordable housing stock’ Responding to media reports alleging abuses of the National Rental Affordability Scheme, leading housing organisations and peak bodies have expressed strong support for the role of NRAS in starting to address Australia’s housing affordability crisis.
affordable end of the market, and we must maintain efforts to increase supply, including via the NRAS,’ said Adam Farrar, chair of National Shelter. ‘NRAS plays a vital role in attracting private finance to increase the stock of affordable ‘Australia has a chronic housing housing by offering an incentive supply crisis, especially at the to investors. ‘It also benefits low and moderate income households, many of whom are not eligible for other housing assistance but who are priced out of the private rental market. ‘A sustained commitment to NRAS is consistent with the federal government’s stated commitment to an infrastructure agenda, providing The group has instead urged the federal government to tackle the tax arrangements that are the real problem, inflating housing prices and shutting out people on modest incomes from the housing market.
as it does an efficient vehicle for private financing of infrastructure and cost-effective affordable housing programs.’ In the five years to June 30, 2013, NRAS has delivered 14,575 dwellings with 23,884 dwellings in progress. The executive director of the Community Housing Federation of Australia, Carol Croce, said, ‘NRAS is doing what it was intended to do: promoting significant investment where it’s needed at the affordable end of the rental market. ‘Many builders and developers involved with NRAS have reported that NRAS incentives can operate as a counter-cyclical stimulus to the construction industry in times of economic or construction downturn. ‘NRAS has been a significant driver in the expansion of notfor-profit community housing organisations, who have roles as both developers and tenancy managers of NRAS dwellings. Indeed, more than half of all
NRAS recipients are not-forprofit community housing organisations.’ Glenda Stevens, CEO of Homelessness Australia, said that NRAS had benefited many vulnerable Australians, including those at risk of homelessness.
‘NRAS was never designed to be a social housing program but is delivering benefits to thousands of low and moderate income households. It has also played a role in preventing homelessness by providing secure housing to many people at risk,’ Ms Stevens said.
Promising figures on new home lending: HIA Housing finance data released last week by the ABS indicate that lending for new homes was strong in January 2014, an auspicious signal for conditions in the residential construction sector in the new year, according to the Housing Industry Association. ‘The number of loans issued to owner occupiers for new homes is at its highest level in four years,’ said HIA economist Diwa Hopkins. ‘Lending for new investment property declined in January;
however, this follows five months of strong results in this category of housing finance.’ In January 2014 the number of owner occupier loans for the construction of new dwellings increased by 5.8 per cent, while the number of owner occupier loans for the purchase of new dwellings eased by 1.0 per cent. ‘The overall January result is a promising signal that recently improved conditions in the residential construction sector will continue into 2014,’ said Ms Hopkins.
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Impressive & Stylish. A Lovely Place To Come Home To Contemporary kitchen, pantry, open plan living 3 bedrooms top level open onto wide deck Self-contained area ground floor – 1 bed, 1 bathroom Beautiful gardens with ‘quiet’ spots and a variety of producing fruit trees
Undercover parking 2 cars, fenced electronic gate entry 1012sqm block central Burringbar Burringbar Real Estate Centre Pty Ltd, 02 6677 1699, 0478 651 490.
Rolling Hills And Resort-Style Living On Tweed Valley Way Burringbar Low maintenance investor property, proven rental track record Brick home, 3 bedrooms, built in robes, open plan 1100m², overlooks farm at rear, fully fenced, all services
Burringbar Real Estate Centre Pty Ltd, 02 6677 1699, 0478 651 490.
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569 Fernleigh Road, Fernleigh. 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home Double-storey brick & tile Multiple living areas Fantastic 12m x 6m pool 3 massive pergolas Approx. 3 manicured acres with amazing views
Double garage plus huge shed ideal for conversion (STCA) Auction May 3rd On Site 11am. Contact Alli Page 0403 498 648.
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Disregard All Previous Pricing – Great Value Here! 18 Hillcrest Drive, Tintenbar. View of countryside to the ocean Spacious 4 bedroom house + 2 offices & large library Open plan design with country style kitchen, timber features + high raked ceilings for natural light A low maint property, lots of privacy Salt water pool with pool house Shed and workshop Town water + vege garden, fruit trees
Land size 4,747m² Central to Bangalow, Lennox Head, Byron Bay & Ballina Price guide $800,000+. Auction 5.30pm May 7 at Lennox Hotel Function Room. Contact Mark Kinneally 0429 868 001.
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Absolute Beachfront Byron On Tallow Beach this 2 bedroom Currently with a $50k income approx beach cottage is the most affordable with potential to improve increase beachfront property in the area. Fully with renovation. furnished and in good condition, Price $695,000. Set on approx. 800m² in a tranquil, leafy Call Ben on 0426 841 140. setting this is the way Byron used to be. $695,000 Rare opportunity and won’t last long.
2 Elma Place, Brunswick Heads. Yes, family friendly, safe street, walking distance to Pre - School, sport fields, river, beach and Brunswick town ship. 4 bedrooms, huge ensuite and walkin robe Double garage, 3 living spaces Fenced back yard, garden shed Covered patio/ outdoor entertaining
Quiet cul de sac, 700m² block Flat, flood free, easy living Motivated sellers with motivated price $490,000. Contact Peter Browning on 0411 801 795.
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Lot 52 Fox’s Lane, Tyagarah 4
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25/24 Scott Street, Byron Bay Interest Over $1,300,000
Easterly views to coast and Cape Byron with rural views to the south Two large steel framed colour bond sheds on concrete slabs Town water and irrigation licence with potential for horticulture First time offered to the market in 26 years
Interest Over $325,000 • • • •
Approved timber treehouse on elevated 509m2 block Over 3 levels, private and secluded Ocean views across the treetops Full resort facilities available
Open: By Appointment Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840 Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698
Open: By Appointment Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649
32 Shirley Lane, Byron Bay
51 Caniaba Crescent, Suffolk Park
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Interest Over $1,200,000
Classic 1930 federation home with a sophisticated renovation. 505 sqm of land with rear lane access on a Torrens Title. Hardwood ﬂoorboards, high ceilings, granite bench tops. 400 metres to beach and 800 metres to centre of Byron Bay. Beautifully restored in very quiet town location.
Open: By Appointment Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840
Auction Pending • • • • •
Sensational opportunity to design your dream home Elevated 1315 sqm block East facing, elevated adjoining reserve Close to golf course, pet friendly Amazing opportunity.
Open: By Appointment Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649
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6685 8466 35 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay
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45 Myocum Ridge Road, Myocum 3 • • • • •
Owners committed elsewhere – to be sold on or before auction Stunning architectural home plus approval for 2 studios Elevated 2.3 acres (9357m2) with picturesque rural outlook Minutes’ drive to Byron Bay and Mullumbimby Complete privacy and peacefulness assured
92 Broken Head Road, Newrybar 4+
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Saturday, 22 March 2014 12.00–12.30pm Saturday 12 April at 2pm at First National Byron Bay, 35 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660
106 Parkway Drive, Ewingsdale
Interest Over $995,000
Will be sold on or before auction, sought after Newrybar location Luxurious renovated family home plus separate guest residence Multiple living areas, parquetry ﬂoors, raked ceilings Exquisite chef’s kitchen and modern bathrooms with high end ﬁnishes 7282m2, pool, mins to Bangalow and Broken Head, walk to Harvest Cafe
Open: Saturday, 22 March 2014 10.00–10.30am Auction: Saturday, 5 April 2014, 10.00am Onsite Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660 Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698
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Interest Over $849,000
Elevated, private Queenslander home, minutes to Byron Bay CBD 2 separate living rooms, wide verandahs, high ceilings throughout Separate double garage ideal for studio or work from home Stunning established trees plus open grass areas on approx 1 acre
Open: Saturday, 22 March 2014 11.00–11.30pm Auction: Saturday, 12 April 2014, 4.00pm Onsite Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660
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Classic federation home
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5 Kanandah Court, Ocean Shores ABODE OF PEACE – ‘Shanti Niketan’
Auction Saturday 12th April 11.30am on site
It doesn’t maer what your spirituality, philosophical or religious background, you will simply want to
Saturdays 10-11am or by appointment
plan yourself in this spiritual area. Set on 784m2 this beachside home captures sensational ocean and
Janis Perkins 0438 841 122 firstname.lastname@example.org
hinterland views and oﬀers open plan living, separate guest accommodation, gymnasium, spa, sauna and generous decks.
A classic 1930 federation home with a sophisticated renovation. Architect design by Running Dog Design and built by local master builder. 505 sqm of land with rear lane access on a Torrens Title. 400 metres to beach and 800 metres to the centre of Byron Bay. 3 double sized bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Granite bench tops with quality fittings. Beautiful hardwood floor boards with high ceilings. The home is beautifully restored in a very quiet in-town location. Private inspections only. Address: 32 Shirley Lane, Byron Bay Agent: James Young 0419 856 840. First National Byron Bay.
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Auction price guide from $695,000
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Byron Bay 13/5-9 Somerset Street
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Enviably positioned only minutes to Byron Bayâ€™s vibrant town centre & popular Main Beach, this second level apartment boasts a quiet rear position with its own private access off Somerset Lane, fenced garden area & covered outdoor entertainment space. This well built double brick apartment is full of potential ready to be maximised with a little TLC
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Stroll through Arakwal National Park to Tallow Beach Level 720sqm block in a no-through street with leafy outlook Solar heated pool, solar hot water & solar system with 2KW inverter North facing covered entertaining area
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Enjoy the Seabreeze Auction 12.00pm on site 29 March 2014 â€“ Incredible beach-side location â€“ Open plan living & dining area â€“ Spacious wrap-around patio â€“ Outdoor dining & BBQ facilities
â€“ A convenient 5 minute walk from the heart of Byron â€“ Recently renovated â€“ Established holiday clientele
LJ Hooker Byron Bay 6685 7300 Tony Farrell 0417 212 692 firstname.lastname@example.org
Byron Bay Property Sales 6685 8575 Graham Dunn 0418 663 620 email@example.com
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY IN OUR OFFICE
If you have been searching for the right property at the right price then add this to your â€œmust seeâ€? list! With an exciting interstate job opportunity on offer this delightful property is to be sold. If you thought an acreage lifestyle property was out of your reach, think again. This delightful modern home sits on 1.1ha (approx 2.5 acres). The current owners are ready to make the selling decision on auction day. This will be the hottest auction that we have seen in a long long time.
59 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby
Inspect: Twilight viewing Thursday 5.00â€“6.00pm Address: 130 Mill Road, Huonbrook Auction: Saturday 1pm March 22nd Contact: Fiona Crandell 0400 418 886 Â˝SRE$TVSQYPPYQGSQEY
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CHARACTER PAVILION-STYLE HOME
â€˘Thoughtfully restored character family home, exuding all the charm & atmosphere of yesteryear â€˘ 'igh ceilings, timber linings & polished Ă‡oors add to the old world appeal â€˘ Plenty of room for the studiogranny Ă‡at or pool on level lot â€˘ Situated in one of Bangalowâ€™s most sought after positions â€˘ Semi-retired vendor needs to move on.
â€˘ Stunning, private position nestled on 17 acres â€˘ Encompassing massive views, including ocean â€˘ Inspired rural retreat in desirable location â€˘ Substantial timber home, U-shaped design â€˘ Resort style pool â€˘ Cathedral ceiling in living creates wonderful atmosphere â€˘ Perfectly blending home and idyllic natural surrounds
8 George Street, BANGALOW Open house Wed 5.30 - 6pm & Sat 11am - 11.30am Greg Price 0412 871 500
685 Myocum Rd, MYOCUM Open house Saturday 11am - 12pm Duncan Lorimer 0400 844 412
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Auction 10th April 6pm in Our Rooms
The Hinterland Specialists
Auction 10th April 6pm in Our Rooms
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4 bed | 3 bath | 9 car
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Agency Declares Interest
Vicky Innes 0414 339 229
12 Lawson Street, Byron Bay www.byronbaypropertysales.com.au
OPEN FOR INSPECTIONS BANGALOW REAL ESTATE & BYRON HINTERLAND PROPERTIES 17 Colin Street, Bangalow. Sat 10-10.45am 112 Bangalow Road, Nashua. Sat 11-11.30am 8 Coachwood Court, Federal. Sat 12-12.30pm 1050 Eltham Road, Pearces Creek. Sat 12-1pm 328 Upper Coopers Creek Road, Upper Coopers Creek. Sat 1-2pm
FIRST NATIONAL BYRON BAY 18/6-8 Browning Street, Byron Bay. Sat 9-9.30am 92 Broken Head Road, Newrybar. Sat 10-10.30am 106 Parkway Drive, Ewingsdale. Sat 11-11.30am 162 Alcorn Street, Byron Bay. Sat 11-11.30am 32 Shirley Lane, Byron Bay. Sat 11-11.30am 45 Myocum Ridge Road, Myocum. Sat 12-12.30pm 33 Bullgarra Road, Wilsons Creek. Sat 1-1.30pm House 5, 1 Orara Court, Byron Bay. Sat 2-2.30pm
ELDERS BANGALOW 11 Remnant Drive, Clunes. Sat 10-10.30am 10 Robinson Street, Bangalow. Sat 11-11.30am 35 Smith Street, Clunes. Sat 11-11.30am 685 Myocum Road, Myocum. Sat 11am-12pm
GNF REAL ESTATE BANGALOW 4012 Kyogle Rd, Mount Burrell. Sat 10-10.30am
569 Fernleigh Rd, Fernleigh. Sat 11-11.30am
LJ HOOKER BYRON BAY Figtree Fields, Ewingsdale. Daily 10am-12pm 61 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park. Wed 5-5:30pm 196 Broken Head Road, Newrybar. Sat 10-10:30am 1/60 Lawson Street, Byron Bay. Sat 11-11:30am 53-59 Broken Head Road. Suffolk Park, 11-11:30am 1/12 Tasman Way, Byron Bay. 11-11:30am 61 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park. 12-12:30pm 163 Quarry Lane, Byron Bay. Sat 1-1:30pm 201 Lismore Road, Bangalow. 2-2:30pm
PROFESSIONALS MULLUMBIMBY 130 Mill Rd, Huonbrook. Thu 5-6pm
RAY WHITE BYRON BAY 13/5-9 Somerset Street, Byron Bay. Thu 3.30-4pm & Sat 1-1.30pm 3/55 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay. Sat 10.30-11am 5/69 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay. Sat 10.30-11am 30/12 Hazelwood Close, Suffolk Park. Sat 11-11.30am 1 Tristania Place, Byron Bay. Sat 12-12.30pm 93 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay. Sat 2-2.30pm 2/22 Paterson St, Byron Bay. Sat 1-1.30pm 429 Wilsons Creek Rd, Wilsons Creek. Sat 2.30-3pm
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AUCTIONS BANGALOW REAL ESTATE & BYRON HINTERLAND PROPERTIES Auction 1pm onsite Saturday April 19 328 Upper Coopers Creek Road, Upper Coopers Creek. Inspect Sat 1-2pm Auction 1pm onsite Saturday April 26 1050 Eltham Road, Pearces Creek
ELDERS BANGALOW Auction 6pm Thursday April 10 in our rooms 685 Myocum Road, Myocum
GNF REAL ESTATE BANGALOW Auction 11am onsite Saturday May 3 569 Fernleigh Road, Fernleigh Auction 10.30am onsite Saturday March 22 4012 Kyogle Rd, Mount Burrell. Inspect 10-10.30am
LJ HOOKER BYRON BAY Auction 4pm onsite April 14 61 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park
PROFESSIONALS MULLUMBIMBY Auction 1pm Saturday in our ofﬁce, 59 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby 130 Mill Rd, Huonbrook
Auction 3pm onsite Saturday March 22 429 Wilsons Creek Road, Wilsons Creek Auction 1pm onsite Saturday April 12 30/12 Hazelwood Close, Suffolk Park
NEW LISTINGS BANGALOW REAL ESTATE & BYRON HINTERLAND PROPERTIES • 328 Upper Coopers Creek Road, Upper Coopers Creek. 3 bed, 2 bath home on 110 acres – Auction. • 1050 Eltham Road, Pearces Creek. 7 bed, 4 bath home with pool on 28 acres – Auction.
RAY WHITE BYRON BAY • 2/34 Lawson Street ‘Gilmore Court’, Byron Bay. $955,000. North facing 3 bed, 2 bath apt, opposite Main Beach. • 2/22 Paterson Street ‘Solaris’, Byron Bay. $760,000. 2 bed poolside apt, 800m to Clarkes Beach, 1km to town centre.
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Our annual sustainability supplement is included in this week’s Echo, and we hope you derive some benefit from it. Our writers are still optimistic that the planet and humankind can be saved from ecological disaster but it might take a teensy bit more effort from individuals and governments.
Echo Publications has added its name to the statement by local businesses calling for protection of the Cape Byron Marine Park. According to Save Our Marine Life, ‘The looming decision around permanently allowing fishing from the shore in protected sanctuary zones will be the state government’s first step in rolling back marine protection. Later this year they
Who could resist a candy pink hotrod with loveheart reflectors? Not our photographer Eve Jeffery, who saw it parked in Mullum last week. If the owner has more background on the car, he or she could mail it to editor@ echo.net.au. Happy driving and smooching.
will start to consider allowing fishing in all protected sanctuaries, not just from the shore, but also from boats, including commercial fishing trawlers.’ If you want to add your business to the call for protection, then go to www. saveourmarinelife.org.au/ byron. QQQQ
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Rookie has lost his Rabbit. Local surfer Ari (Rookie) Browne lost his favourite finless ‘Rabbit’s Foot’ asymmetric board at The Pass last week. Shaped in California by Ryan Lovelace, the board (and Rookie) feature in Jack Coleman’s film The Groove Move, which will have its Australian premiere in Byron next month. Naturally Rookie hopes to get his Rabbit back. The board or any useful info leading to its return can be left at The Top Shop.
We’re very impressed by our local Australia Post staff. They forwarded on to us a letter simply addressed to ‘the editor of Mullumbimby 2484’. We’d like to assure concerned readers that we have no plans to edit Mullum – we’ll stick to newspapers. However, we may be taking over the internet. Google is now directing traffic to Echonetdaily echo. net.au as part of its news stream and the number of hits on the site is zooming up.
You can see the film at www. northernriversrailtrail.org. au/gallery/videos. QQQQ
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Now that Colorado has legalised cannabis smoking at home, it has produced a series of amusing TV ads reminding tokers that driving under the influence is still an offence. You can watch one of them here: http://bit.ly/potCO. Local stoners who reckon they are never ‘impaired’ by this friendly psychoactive are just kidding themselves. But of course there’s little good to be said for driving under the influence of alcohol, Ice, bulk anti-depressants or puerile rage, either.
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A group of parents and kids, along with a couple of rail trail proponents and filmmaker Terry Bleakley, got together recently to make a little film showing how a rail trail can be for everyone, not just a few hardened cyclists.
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