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1 THE BYRON SHIRE Volume 24 #44 Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Mullumbimby Byron Bay Fax ,000 copies every week DAZE OF WHINE AND POSERS Byron Region Community College Term 2 course guide in this week s Echo Shearwater s fight for survival So long the Wongs Victoria Cosford The Wongs will be missed. After more than 30 years in Byron Bay they are moving on. A familiar sight around town on their one-person bicycle, Kim aged 90 and Kam aged 88 will soon be moving up to Jeta Gardens in Bethania, Queensland, a Chinese nursing home. Owners of the Red Ginger Food Stores Leslie Ford and Marina Batalha have known the Wongs for the last eight years; the couple is often seen perched in front of the Byron Bay store. They are part of Red Ginger, Marina told The Echo, they look the part! The Wongs met in Hong Kong where Kim had fled to escape the Communist regime and went on to train as a chef. They came out to Australia in the 70s, Kim running his own restaurant in Wollongong before they made the move to Byron Bay. At the roundabout where now stands the ubiquitous surf shop, Kim soon became chef of the town s very first Chinese restaurant. It was a good business, he told The Echo via Marina, who acted as interpreter. There were not many restaurants in those days. They built one of the first houses on Pacific Vista Drive, where they have been living ever since up until fairly recently cultivating their own garden of vegetables and medicinal herbs. The Wongs do not speak English, although, according to Leslie, Kam used to speak a lot more but since she continued on page 2 Moya Sayer-Jones and Jane Hanckel are part of the bid to raise $2 million to keep the Shearwater school open. Local businesses have come out in support in a feature on page 21. Photo Jeff Dawson Eve Jeffery Moving into the fourth week of a proposed ten week Voluntary Administration, the Shearwater Steiner School in Mullumbimby says they have received messages and pledges of financial aid from across the community and overwhelming support from both Australia and overseas. The entire school community is maintaining a confident attitude in the face of possible closure and the general outlook is of a positive continuation into the distant future. Mark Robinson from PPB, the current administrators, says that there is still an ongoing investigation onto how the school arrived at its current financial situation and that a report of the findings will be sent to creditors by April 23. PPB says that the school was previously incorporated under the New South Wales State Associations legislation but is now a company limited by guarantee under the Commonwealth Corporations Act. The change was made earlier this year before our appointment as administrators. We understand that the change was made to facilitate the improved governance of the school and recommended to the school by government authorities and other advisers in the education sector. Mr Robinson says that they have been made aware of potential substantial benefactors in support of the school. The school continues to operate with the support of parents, teachers and the government authorities, he says. The school community is implementing a fundraising drive for donations and is making approaches to potential substantial benefactors. One of the next steps during the VA will be to call for a meeting of the creditors committee which was formed at the recent creditors information evening. A meeting of the committee can only be validly convened by the administrators, says Mr Robinson. We intend to call a meeting when we receive for consideration an indicative proposal for a financial restructure of the school under a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA). The Shearwater community has begun fundraising in earnest and has created a Save Shearwater Facebook and website. Members of the community will have the opportunity to donate money to the campaign through the site which displays both bank and PayPal account details. Money will be placed in an independent trust account to be overseen by the VA and returned to benefactors if the school is not made viable. To view the websites, follow the links on Facebook or visit: www. saveshearwater.com.au. Kam and Kim Wong outside Red Ginger. Photo Jeff Mr Wrong Dawson enrich your spirit Open 7 Days 10am-5pm (NSW time) 81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby 40 mins from Tweed Heads 20 mins from Byron Bay (02) <echowebsection=local News>

2 Local News So long to the Wongs of Byron Bay continued from page 1 retired, a lot less. They ve somehow got by. Neighbours are supportive; locals give them lifts home. It is really only Marina, these past years, with whom they have been able to communicate in their own language although Leslie recalled the few months following Kim s accident when Kam stayed with them and her English started to creep back. (Two years ago Kim fell off his bike and broke his hip. People would come into the shop asking how he was, Marina said. Everyone thinks they re my parents! ) The Wongs leave their Byron Bay home. Photo Deb Tinker In fact they have in a sense become Marina s family, this impeccably attired couple already feeling sad about leaving. The The Poinciana is open seven days a week from 8:00am. Breakfast is served all day on weekends & until 1:00pm weekdays. Lunch service is from noon til 3:00pm. We re open for Dinner most Friday & Saturday nights from 6:30pm & bookings are essential. We have a vast collection of soulful music that plays all day everyday. Our Bar offers a great mix of wines, beers & cocktails. Dine inside or chillax in our lush tropical courtyard. Free wireless internet. 55 Station Street Mullumbimby age has caught up with him and so they have to go, said Marina, we ll miss them a lot. Some days it s pretty hard work they re not even my family and for eight years we ve been running around looking after them. But they ve actually helped me: I ve embraced them and they ve become my family. They love Byron Bay but their life has shrunk. Slowly things have got too hard. Jeta Gardens is the first aged care resort in Australia whose management, design and services are based on Eastern values and philosophies. There is a Chinese garden and staff who can speak one or more Chinese or Asian languages. Leslie told The Echo that the Wongs will be treated there the way old people in China are treated, as the gold of society. In front of Red Ginger the Wongs Grandfather Wong and Auntie Helen prepare themselves to be photographed. But not before Kim has bent down to retrieve an offending piece of discarded rubbish, and carried it solemnly and carefully over to the nearest garbage bin. The Wongs would like to thank their friends and neighbours who have done so much for them, the girls from the AMCAL pharmacy and Byron Bay for a wonderful life. Garden launches regen project The Mullumbimby Community Garden will be launching its organic bush regeneration project on Wednesday April 21. The garden will be setting up a pod, or working group, to undertake regular working bees to control weeds and plant native vegetation along Saltwater Creek on its boundary. The launch will commence at 9am and there will be information provided regarding the project and the local environment including plant identification, organic weed control demonstrations and a tour of the site. As no chemicals will be used the project will require more manual labour than a conventional regeneration project. However, there are many community garden members committed to making this a demonstration site for organic bush regeneration. Rainforest Rescue have supported the project by contracting Madhima Gulgan, the local indigenous bush regeneration team, to assist volunteers at the start of the project. The group will meet every Wednesday between 8am and 12pm. Volunteers can turn up to the site to help out any time within these hours. The community garden is located at the southern end of Stuart Street beyond the museum/market site and adjacent to the tennis courts. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring gloves. For more information contact Dave on or Jeannette LEAVES IN YOUR GUTTER? * SAVE 15%... NOW! Made from Colorbond steel Wind blows leaves away No unsightly appearance Seniors discount No fire hazard Will not melt Local service COLORBOND TM GUTTERGUARD All Clear LEAFGUARD & GUTTER FREECALL Call for a local representative to give a Free Quote! FITS ALL GUTTERS *OFF MATERIAL ONLY LIMITED TIME! 2 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=local News>

3 Local News Main Arm man fined $150,000 for bulldozing road into koala habitat Longtime Main Arm resident Christopher McIlrath has been fined $150,000 for developing a road without Council consent through koala habitat and clearing 255 trees. Byron Shire Council brought the case to court and magistrate Jeff Linden also ordered Mr McIlrath to pay Council s $60,000 legal bill. On February 5, 2007, a neighbour complained to Council about a road being bulldozed through the Kohinoor multiple occupancy. According to a document tendered to the court by Council s solicitor Ralph James, it turned out that the Kohinoor MO knew nothing of the road and had not authorised it. The road builder, Hardings Earth Moving of Uki, was fined $17,500. According to the document, a Council officer had phoned Mr McIlrath on February 7, 2007, to request him to cease all works. On February 9 the officer inspected the roadworks and observed a significant number of native trees greater than three metres in length that had been pushed over. The road passed through rainforest and the officer observed many rainforest species that had been destroyed. In correspondence with Council Mr McIlrath said he intended merely to upgrade an existing track to his land. Council told the court it had A Council photograph of the roadworks and tree clearing at Main Arm. THE been unable to find an existing road shown on a 1991 map of the site. remove a tree or trees on their species in the immediate area owners. If anyone was about to SEALY for Kohinoor, nor were there Council s acting governance property, they should contact TRUCK any development consents for manager David Murray said Council and check if there is a earthworks, tree removal or last Monday that it was the tree preservation order or heritage considerations, Mr Mur- Bed roadworks. support from the community Environmental consultant Rob Kooyman inspected viction of the landowner. Evi- A simple phone call or letter bed to go in here that lead to the successful conray said. here the roadworks for Council on dence and witness statements is an easier option than paying a significant fine later on. IS go in here COMING TO February 15 and 16 of from the community are vital BRIDGLANDS His report stated the clearance in the cases like this and we Damaging the environment and disturbance associated thank the community for their without securing the relevant with the roadworks is likely to support, Mr Murray said. development consent is considered a serious offence and have a significant and deleterious effect on both the lowland heard claims of I didn t know the penalties, as is shown in He also that Council often MULLUMBIMBY rainforest and associated plant as part of a defence from land- this case, are substantial. Council plans Bangalow land rezonings Six land areas in Bangalow are proposed to be rezoned for residential purposes. Byron Shire Council s executive manager of planning Ray Darney said once released, the land will offer up to 150 new dwellings. The sites have been identified in the Bangalow Settlement Strategy 2003 and the Byron Shire Local Environmental Study 2008 and are located at Granuaille Crescent/Rankin Drive, Ballina Street, Thomas Street/Charlotte Street and Parrot Tree Place in Bangalow. Mr Darney said the sites will need to be rezoned from general rural and agriculture to 2(a) residential. The rezoning of the land will allow for future land parcel releases to accommodate a mixture of residential house blocks, townhouses and retirement villas, he said. The public exhibition period closes Wednesday May A community information stand will be held on Thursday April 22 between 3pm to 5.30pm at Heritage Park, Byron Street (outside the Post Office), so residents can discuss the planning proposal with the planning consultants and Council staff. The proposal will also be MULLUMBIMBY ONE DAY ONLY available at community access points around the Shire and on Council s website at www. byron.nsw.gov.au/publicexhibition. The proposal will have Bed to be approved by the NSW here Department of Planning. THIS SATURDAY A TRUCKLOAD OF BARGAINS bed to go in here go in here WITH SINGLE INNERSPRING MATTRESSES STARTING AT A CRAZY sale on now $99 DON T MISS IT! THERE S NO BETTER TIME TO BUY A SEALY BED BRIDGLANDS MULLUMBIMBY The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=local News>

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5 Local News David Duff takes on the Tour de Cure Story & photo Eve Jeffery Story & photo Victoria Cosford Every 29 seconds someone in the world will hear the words, I am sorry, you have cancer. Every single day next week, 300 Australians hear the same thing and the week after and the week after that. The sadder truth is that 60 per cent of all cancers are preventable. A lone cyclist will leave Mullumbimby on Sunday May 2 on a personal mission to do his part towards finding a cure for cancer. I have committed to cycle about 600km starting in Mullumbimby on May 2, says David Duff, who is the manager of the the Mullumbimby Bridglands Homemakers furniture and bedding store and its secondhand division. I will be riding a gruelling circuit through Uki, Kyogle, Woodenbong, Killarney, Warwick, Stanthorpe, Tenterfield, Casino, Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay and back to Mullumbimby to raise money for cancer research. David is completing his ride in support of the the Australian Tour de Cure which this year rides from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast. David has set himself a fundraising goal of $20,000 which he plans to present to the Tour de Cure cyclists when they come through Mullumbimby next month. Cancer is a disease that affects us all, says David. We all know someone who has suffered from the disease. David has himself lost two people to cancer his father, who did not survive a three month battle At the recent official opening of the Fletcher Street Cottage for the homeless in Byron Bay, another small launch took place. Self-described singer, songwriter, poet and inventor Mark Plummer presented to the crowd his two-bicycle invention called the Quaddy. Mark, 60, has Parkinson s Disease. Originally from Melbourne, he came to Byron Bay about four years ago. I found this the best place in Australia and decided to stay! he told The Echo. His idea for the Quaddy essentially two identical bicycles clamped together with a tray-like apparatus in between was inspired by an incident in which the surfboard held by a man riding a bicycle, a not uncommon sight in the town, somehow slipped, causing a foot to go into the spokes. He lost three toes, Mark said. So my thoughts were to find a solution. After endless discussions with an engineer friend, Ivar Reynolds from Mullumbimby, they came up with the concept with pancreatic cancer, and a work colleague who became a friend. Megan Keightly-Buttelman was taken by cancer at the age of 29. Megan was employed by Sealy Posturepedic Bedding as a sales account executive and our friendship grew from a strong business relationship. Her love of life, her smile and her work ethic continues with me daily. A lot of the Homemakers franchise stores fundraise for cancer in her honour. Mark s Quaddy finds a new gear in cycling of a tandem bicycle with provision for surfboards or, as Mark points out, for groceries. There s nothing like it in the world, said Mark, who has researched via the internet. We re getting patents and copyright. We ve even got the Mark Plummer and Katie Thompson, Cottage Coordinator with the Salvation Army, test drive the Quaddy. David says he has been getting in some training for the ride and has been cycling about 150 kilometres a week in preparation. He knows the 600kms is a big ask but says that the pain and muscle fatigue he will go through on the ride will be nothing compared to what cancer patients have to suffer. By the end of 2010, cancer will be the number one killer in the world. It will kill more people on our planet than malaria, tuberculosis and HIV combined. This year Mark Berretta from the Channel 7 Sunrise program is undertaking the ride and will be presenting his morning sports reports while on the road. The Tour de Cure will arrive in Mullumbimby at about 10am on Friday May 14. David says riders will stop at the Bridglands Homemakers store for around an hour. For more information on how you can help David reach his $20,000 goal him at: au or visit the store on Burringbar Street. Third World in mind. There s no need to balance as it can t tip over. It s ideal for disabled persons. AUTUMN STOCK CLEARANCE SALE! GUEST BEDS FOR EASTER SLEEPSTYLE SUPPORT PILLOWTOP $ 399 INNER SPRING MATTRESSES FROM COME IN AND TRY OUR PRESSURE RELIEVING PILLOWS AND MATTRESSES. AMAZING COMFORT! AMAZING VALUE! 16 BRIGANTINE ST, BYRON BAY ALL FLOOR STOCK REDUCED! $ The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=local News> QUEEN SINGLE DOUBLE $209 QUEEN $229 NEW CAMERON SOFA FUTON $ 899 BULK BUY PILLOWS $ X WASHABLE ANTI-ALLERGY NOT SLEEPING? ACHES & PAINS? A NEW PILLOW OR MATTRESS COULD HELP. 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7 Local News Another Byron Icon closes Story & photo Victoria Cosford One of the increasingly rare specialised independent businesses in Byron Bay is about to close its doors. Icon Books in Jonson Street, purveyors of secondhand books, has been run by Rob Delahunty and David Horrocks for the last four years but a combination of factors is now impelling them to vacate the premises. David told The Echo that Byron looks very busy but what s the demographic being attracted here? This is part of the issue most businesses in Byron are catering to backpackers. For a business like ours, you need families. Backpackers want everything to be the cheapest and this is the headspace you re dealing with here. According to David, Byron Bay has been resting on its laurels for too long as a tourist destination, citing recent media reports which demonstrate its position in the top five as ceding to places like Yamba. There s this whole fantasy idea that Byron Bay is the most desirable place in the world but it needs to be maintained Byron needs to mature as a destination. He believes that the town s party reputation needs to be seriously addressed in a bid to attract the sort of people who David Horrocks and Rob Delahunty of Icon Books. might patronise a small business such as his. Equally disturbing is the burgeoning use of the internet for shopping. We re competing against ebay and Amazon, with everyone selling and buying online. These are our frustrations, and now you ve got ebooks coming in. Internet selling will eventually affect all Byron businesses in general. In five to ten years there s going to be less demand for retail shops and all these empty shop spaces will grow as a result. David thinks that it s coming to the tipping point where retail businesses will eventually no longer require a physical presence. High rents in town constitute yet another reason for the move. Obviously, high rents are a big issue we re paying the same rents as they do in Sydney and Brisbane, said David, who together with Rob moved here from Sydney. The boys are currently looking at other locations outside of Byron CBD possibly even at Bangalow. We ll let everyone know where we go, David said. We feel good about what we have done, and we ve got ideas and plans for what we do next. He hopes it will be somewhere close so we can continue to service our loyal customers. With this little gem of a bibliophile s hub only open until the end of the month there s not much time to go and grab a bargain. Icon Books, at least for now, is at Shop 1/109 Jonson Street, opposite the Dendy Cinema. Migrating birds set to take wing During March, April and May many thousands of birds leave the Australian shores on their long migration to the breeding grounds in areas across the northern hemisphere as far away as Alaska. The Byron Bird Buddies (BBB) is reminding people to be particularly careful and not disturb resting shorebirds when walking along our beaches or in the estuaries at this time of year. Some birds have already departed but many, such as the Wandering Tattler and Pacific Golden Plover, are preparing to leave our shores in the next couple of weeks. To make these long flights, some travelling over 10,000kms in one hop, it s important for the birds to take on fuel in the form of body fat which is stored as a thick layer under their skin. Migrating birds body weight can increase by up to 70%-80% above their normal need. Large amounts of energy are required just to lift off so unnecessary disturbance while they rest depletes this crucial fuel supply. Bird Buddy member Jan Olley reports that many migrating birds have been observed at the Belongil and Brunswick estuaries as well as the West Byron Wetlands this summer. Birds are now showing signs of weight gain and attaining their bright breeding plumage. The migrating Little Terns are also feeding along the coastline and resting along the beaches and estuaries as they move north from their breeding sites along the east coast to the Asian feeding grounds. Although they are presently feeding at the Belongil estuary, breeding was not observed. Five pairs of breeding Pied Oystercatchers successfully fledged seven chicks but the small Red-cap Plover which has been nesting at the Belongil estuary for the past five years has decreased in numbers and did not make any attempt to breed this year as major disturbance by people and dogs is still a frequent occurrence. The Byron Bird Buddies can be contacted at Byron Bay Brewery Buddha Bar Free entertainment all week! 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8 Council roundup CUSTOM BUILT FURNITURE ~ KITCHENS ~ BATHROOMS ~ ARCHITECTURAL JOINERY PHONE: / Michael McDonald What began as a bang took on whimper-like qualities towards the end. Byron Shire Mayor Jan Barham s notice of motion called for a mini-bypass of Byron Bay to trial over the next summer period but gradually got watered down by recalcitrant councillors to a call for yet another report on the possibility of a diversion, the bypass you have when you re not trying to call it a bypass. At last Thursday s meeting Cr Barham s motion called for Council to commit to the development of a bypass of the town centre of Byron Bay via Butler Street and the second rail crossing near the railway station to allow for a trial of the use during the summer period of 2010 and It would also see discussions initiated with adjoining landowners and lessees to facilitate the trial and clarify the design and the inclusion of a temporary roundabout at the Marvell Street intersection. By the end of the debate councillors voted 6-1, Cr Cameron opposed, for staff to produce a report on the options. Zeus knows we desperately need more reports. [The bypass] has been on the books only for a couple of decades, Cr Barham began confidently if ironically. Quite frankly, I d be happy if we just did something. Let s try something, let s be bold. We ve had a DA alive for eight years can we do something for the next peak season? Apparently not. Cr Richard Staples saw a need for more clarity. He cited a 1985 comment from then councillor Mike Watterson that the bypass needed to be close to the town centre. He shared the mayor s frustration with the issue. Cr Tony Heeson described it as a very difficult situation. You want a Marvell Street roundabout by Christmas hullo? Cr Basil Cameron worried about money sunk into white elephants, which sounds rather painful. We need to look at the Want the best solar hot water system? 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This is a very real problem, and I think we re failing the community [not doing something]. And so they must, until at least the next report. As Cr Cameron pointed out, most people seem to want to come into town, not go around it. Even so, Cr Barham could see her concern for local tradies alleviated if a mini-bypass allowed them to duck around the CBD. The alternatives include park-and-ride and the promotion of cycling, which might not accord with the wishes of Queensland tourists. There is always the camouflage trees at the highway end of Ewingsdale Road for a serious diversion locals would have swipe cards to get past the barrier but that might put a few entrepreneurs noses out of joint. Granny flats are go One small step for affordable housing: on Cr Barham s motion councillors voted 7-0 in favour of getting a staff report on the state government s State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) on Affordable Rental Housing released in September last year. The aim is to enable folk to develop granny flats, perhaps 60 square metres in size, for the growing population of older single people and single parents living alone, possibly without the need for Council charges. We have people living in fear of compliance problems, said Cr Barham, and [yet] we re doing a disservice to people with desperate housing problems. You can got to Suffolk Park and see garages turned into flats which rent out for $1,000 a week. I don t often think the state government does something right but on this occasion I do. There s a high need for affordable housing and it doesn t need to be a monster house. Cr Staples pointed out that well over half the Byron Shire population is on a low or very low income. The only way is to look at planning controls, he said, and allow very modest temporary dwellings. We can look at caravan parks and simple accommodation for those who are willing to do it tough. Coastal challenges Mayor Barham tabled mayoral minutes on the Seachange conference in Byron Bay in March and the national climate change forum in Adelaide in February, which she attended. She noted no real action on climate change warnings since 1977 but seemed impressed with the national forum you can read the speeches and presentations (interchangeable nomenclature like bypass and diversion ) at initiatives/national-coastalrisk-assessment/national-climate-change-forum.aspx. The Seachange conference attendees were very excited by our [West Byron] sewage treatment plant, according to the mayor. After all, there is a lovely wetland reserve involved. You can find the conference report at org.au. From that conference Cr Barham was chosen as the local government representative to a new body, the Australian Coastal Alliance, which will provide an access point for all the research on climate and coastlines. When the next king tide comes in, we can just throw a few truckloads of reports at it. The bypass file could on its own save Belongil. Burney spruiks the north coast plan Minister for Community Services Linda Burney was in Lismore last week, talking up the benefits of the government s North Coast State Plan. The plan is one of 11 NSW local plans that outline the major actions the government is taking following community consultations held across the state last year, she said in a press release. The main areas of focus for the Far North Coast are: region; and supporting jobs; development; and social housing. One of the State Plan s goals is to increase the proportion of children with skills for life and learning at school entry so I am pleased to announce that eight preschools across Lismore (Parish Centre Pre-school), Coffs Harbour, Nambucca and Byron are approved to receive funding under the NSW Government s Preschool Investment and Reform. The NSW Government recognises the need to increase participation in preschool programs throughout the children s services sector. That is why we are implementing strategies such as the Preschool Investment and Reform Plan to create more places in areas such as Northern NSW. Under the Plan, together with funds from the National Partnership Agreement on Early Childhood Education, we are investing $50 million this year to create 5,250 new preschool places by With this, an additional 10,500 children will be able to attend preschool programs for two and a half days per week in the year before they go to school. In order to best assist families, the Preschool Investment and Reform Plan targets areas where research has shown additional preschool places are most desperately needed. While in Lismore Ms Burney also visited a men s anti-violence project and met team members from Northern United and the Lower Clarence Magpies, who were participating this season in Tackling Violence, the Government s antidomestic violence program in partnership with regional rugby league clubs. Reducing family violence is another important priority within the State Plan and, as Minister for Community Services, I am pleased to support initiatives like these which help reduce the abhorrent levels of family crime in our state and, in particular, on the north coast. The State Plan includes a specific target of reducing personal crime, particularly violent crime, by ten per cent by April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=local News>

9 Local News Rude and ready to rock the YAC Rock The YAC is proud to present a massive day of music and performance art, the first of a series of events to be entirely conceptualised, produced and managed by youth for youth. The Tiki Mash Up on Saturday April 24 at the YAC from 3pm to 11pm will showcase a variety of up and coming bands, DJs and roving performance artists from Byron Shire and interstate, including sets from local upcoming rockers Primary Colours, Sexisles and Polaroid Fame, electro funk maestros Red Bantoo as well as interstate bands The Phonies (Sydney), The Rude (Brisbane) and Darky Roots (Brisbane). Tiki Mash Up will feature roving local circus artists, fire twirling, acrobatics, juggling and group stunts. There will also be interactive recycled music sessions and an all-encompassing hip-hop jamming circle. Rock the Yac are the students from the Event Management Course run by Byron Youth Service at Byron s Youth Arts Centre. They have been working with industry professionals Morgyn Quinn (RudeKat Records, Island Vibe Festival, West End Carnivale), Libby Kilby (RudeKat Management, Island Vibe) and Katie Watts (Blues Fest) to produce this event. Tiki Mash Up is an all ages, drug and alcohol free event that aims to support local, emerging and independent music, arts and youth culture. More information can be found at rocktheyac. Dr Rod Whitehead BScHon (Canada), BDSc (QLD) New ownership as of July 1st - Dr Rod Whitehead Cosme c Solu ons you can trust Modern, relaxed, biocompa ble den stry On the spot bulk billing for EPC pa ents On the day emergency appointments Dr Brian Tracey working Fridays 7/14 Middleton Street, Byron Bay Brisbane band The Rude provide colour and muscle to The Tiki Mash Up at the YAC. Comedy and teen trivia at the YAC BUDDI-CDAT (Byron Underage Drinking & Drug Initiative Community Drug Action Team) and the BUDDI Youth Team were successful in obtaining a Youth Week Local Mental Health Project Grant from Youth Beyondblue to present a free Comedy & Teen Trivia Party at Friday the YAC on Friday April 16 from 5pm till 10pm for young people aged 12 to 24. Internationally acclaimed funny man Joel Salom, pictured, will present a comedy show, especially for teens. Joel has been a professional entertainer for 18 years and performs regularly in Australia, America and throughout Europe. He has toured with Circus Oz for two years, in Mexico, the USA, Hong Kong, Europe and Australia. Joel is an act not to be missed. Not only is he one of the best physical comedians you will ever see, he is also one of the best jugglers and does very unusual things with pingpong balls, forks and all sorts of other strange objects! Local trivia king Frank Coorey will bring his own blend of comedy and team trivia games to the evening with lots of great prizes. Free yummy food for this event will be provided by the young people of the Byron Creative Catering Crew, which is made up of graduates of the Byron Youth Service Hospitality Courses held at the YAC. Friday the YAC is a weekly drop-in safe-socialising program for year olds, to drop in, play some games, have some food, watch latest release movies on the big screen in the Bean Bag Cinema and generally just hang out. Friday Nights is a joint partnership initiative from BUDDI-CDAT and Byron Youth Service. The Byron Youth Activities Centre is situated at 1 Gilmore Crescent and is managed by Byron Youth Service. Phone for enquiries. Time to act NOW Buy NOW & you can receive up to $2,380* Fed. Government $600 RECs $1,080 NSW Government $300 Rheem Factory Bonus $400 Total Rebate $2,380* Replace your old electric water heater with a Rheem MPi-325 Heat Pump water heater and take advantage of a $400 Rheem Factory Bonus, plus up to $1,980 in Government incentives while they last. * Take advantage of this consumer offer *Savings of $2,380 represent the sum total of $1,080 in RECs ($40 per REC), the NSW Government Rebate of $300, Federal Government Rebate of $600 and Rheem Factory Bonus of $400 for installing a Rheem MPi-325 Heat Pump (551325) in zone 3. RECs and Rebates are subject to change. Rheem Factory Bonus ends 30/06/10; claims must be received by 31/07/10. Eligibility criteria apply. 1609NSW01 The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=local News>

10 Comment Volume 24 #44 April 13, 2010 Cost of tourism What seemed a straightforward request from the Brunswick Heads Visitor Centre (BHVC) turned into a philosophical debate for Byron Shire councillors. Last Thursday Deputy Mayor Basil Cameron put up a motion to give the BHVC $5,000 to tide them over to the end of the financial year. The vote went his way 5-2, Crs Morrisey and Tabart opposed, following some pretty spirited discussion. The philosophical debate was around the perennial issue who should pay for tourism? Cr Tabart was of the opinion the business sector should look after itself. Cr Simon Richardson, who worked at the centre as part of a small business event, saw it as crucial to the public face we want to show people. While reluctantly supporting the motion, Mayor Jan Barham called for the tourism industry to get a grip on their responsibilities people are making money and giving nothing back, especially unauthorised holiday letters operating outside health and safety legislation. Council finds itself putting its hands into its (our) pocket for all kinds of causes. While many small businesses in Bruns would operate on a shoestring, surely a couple of successful tourism operators could have come up with the five grand. In any free market, there are those who will do good by the community and those who will take the money and run. Obviously not all who benefit from the visitor centre as a public face of Brunswick Heads are pulling their weight and, as not all ratepayers benefit from the tourism industry, not all care to put their hand in their pocket for the sake of the free market. Last drinks Mayor Jan Barham is putting up a notice of motion calling for Council to support a 1am lockout trial for Byron Bay nightclubs and to seek support from the local Liquor Accord and the State Government for its implementation. She points to a new campaign, by the NSW Police Association and a coalition of emergency service workers, called Last Drinks which supports a 1am lockout for the state s nightclubs and hotels. It follows on a trial of tougher licensing laws in Newcastle, which saw assaults after dark fall by 29 per cent. You can read all about it at Ambulance officers, nurses, doctors and police are sick of dealing with the effects of intoxicated patrons of licensed premises late at night and early in the morning. They are abused intimidated, threatened, assaulted and injured more often than not because of alcohol-fuelled violence, notes the website. I m sure most people would want all our emergency service workers protected from drunken hoons creating a public menace. It s not like people s freedom of choice is being interfered with. There s plenty of opportunity to take booze home earlier and get shit-faced in the privacy of your own home with friends, if you re so inclined. Until (some) young men s brains develop after the age of 25 and they realise there s more to life than getting pissed and fighting, there s no real reason the wider community and emergency workers need to wear it for the benefit of late night liquor revenue. Michael McDonald, editor Kevin swallows the bitter little pill An ever increasing proportion of national revenue will have to be devoted to health simply to remain standing still. by Mungo MacCallum So Kevin Rudd has finally admitted what everyone else realised some time ago: fixing the health system is going to cost a huge amount of money and it s no good pretending otherwise. Ambitious reorganisations are simply not enough. Certainly they are useful and necessary, and Rudd s plan to reform hospital funding and planning is by any measure a good start; the only real criticism is that it doesn t go far enough. But the cost of keeping abreast of new medical technology is rising much faster than the rate of inflation, and this means that an ever increasing proportion of national revenue will have to be devoted to health simply to remain standing still. And this does not include the problems of an increasingly long-lived population and the inordinate demands the ageing make on health care. The choice is stark and straightforward: if the system is to provide the level of service to which the public has been conditioned to believe it is entitled, someone is going to have to pay and in the end, as always, the buck stops with the taxpayer. A sensible government would already be explaining this dilemma and preparing the public for the inevitable; indeed, a really sensible government would have begun the process long ago. But because of the media-conditioned aversion to tax increases of any kind for any purpose, the problem has been allowed to fester away until fixing it has become a nearrevolutionary task. It is to Rudd s great credit that he has at least embarked on the process; but the hard part persuading the punters to abandon the habits of a lifetime and accept that there is no such thing a free health system is yet to come. Perhaps he could make a gentle start by raising the Medicare levy perhaps doubling it. If the voters believed that it would provide value for money, they might even accept it. But at present they are still being told by their respective premiers that Canberra is the source of unlimited wealth and that if the feds would only release it all would suddenly be well all gain and no pain. Victoria s John Brumby is, as usual, the worst offender; until last week his health policy consisted entirely of insisting that Kevin Rudd should give him a gigantic bucket of money or he would refuse to play. This has since been refined into something a tad more sophisticated, but the core demand remains. The general view of the commentariat was that Brumby is just grandstanding for his local state audience and this is probably true; the standout was (of course) Dennis Shanahan in The Australian, who wrote admiringly that Brumby had raised some serious and relevant questions and was quite capable of sabotaging Rudd s plan for the hospitals in the same way he sabotaged the national water agreement, and wouldn t that be fun? It used to be thought that the outlying states Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia had cornered the market in parochialism. Brumby, egged on by Shanahan, has upped the ante considerably. Nonetheless, the likelihood is that despite some lukewarm support from Kristina Kenneally in New South Wales, he will finally be brought to heel when the crunch meeting of COAG begins next week. Rudd has already started to hand out the biscuits: $500 million for emergency services of Saturday, $740 million for aged care beds on Sunday, and there is doubtless more to come. The bribes will help, but the overriding issue is that the voters really want health and hospital reform, and are likely to inflict a horrible punishment on any politician who is seen to be standing in the way of it. This is a much bigger issue than the water rights of a few recalcitrant irrigators, and Brumby is smart enough to see it. Incidentally this does not necessarily mean that Rudd s fallback threat of a referendum would succeed; during a long campaign the premiers and others could muddy the waters considerably. But it does mean that no premier hoping for re-election will want to be the one who pulls the plug. Rudd s plan or a slightly amended version of it will probably get past COAG. Then comes the hard bit. It is to be hoped Rudd is up to it; his behaviour over the asylum seekers suggests that he is still finding the hard decisions a bit too hard. The announcement that processing of Sir Lankans and Afghans would be frozen for three months and six months respectively justifies Tony Abbott s description as a quick election fix being seen to be doing something about an apparently intractable problem. Rather than taking Peter van Onselen s counsel and showing leadership, Rudd has capitulated to the shock jocks and to the scaremongers of the opposition. Dennis Shanahan called it a populist response to a highly successful populist campaign waged by Abbott and his shadow minister Scott Morrison; Van Onselen accused Abbott and Morrison of trying to rabble-rouse their way into government. But there was little doubt that it was a copout, and one which is unlikely to provide the government with much relief. For starters it is a broken election promise: Rudd s policy was that asylum seekers were to be fully processed within ninety days. Now the Afghans will have to wait twice that long before their first interview. The justification, if it can be so described, is that conditions have changed; the prospect that the boat people can be sent home without having a well-founded fear of being persecuted (the test for a genuine refugee) are now brighter. This assessment is highly dubious. Sri Lanka is certainly more stable, but then, the most ruthless dictatorships often are. The stability does not mean that the government will be any less brutal to what it sees as rebel Tamils, especially those who have attempted to flee its shores. And Afghanistan, of course, remains a bloody mess, as it always has been and probably always will be. Manuel Jordao, a senior official of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees, may well have been right when he said that people smuggling, with the introduction of spotter s fees and cut price fares, was out of control. Rudd s move does nothing to bring it under control; at best it buys him a little time. Given that his opponents are constantly accusing him of procrastination, this may not be the shrewdest of moves. Nicholas Shand Founding Editor The Byron Shire Echo Established 1986 Publisher David Lovejoy Editor Michael McDonald Photographer Jeff Dawson Advertising Manager Angela Cornell Accounts Manager Simon Haslam Production Manager Ziggi Browning The job of a newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Finley Peter Dunne Echo Publications Pty Ltd ABN Village Way, Stuart Street, Mullumbimby Phone Fax Byron Bay: 95 Jonson St. Ph Printer: Horton Media Australia Ltd Reg. by Aust. Post Pub. No. NBF9237. 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11 Letters Holiday letting s embryonic mafia Over the past year or so the case has been well made that Council staff have systematically looked the other way in relation to holiday letting while adopting a gung-ho approach towards unapproved dwellings, particularly in rural areas. In this debate there is a third interest group which has been quite ignored: those owners of legitimate accommodation houses (motels, caravan parks, B&Bs) whose business has suffered at the hands of the prolific holiday letting industry. I finally got around to this problem at last week s Council meeting when I asked whether Council has received complaints and submissions from those affected. I was quite stunned by the mayor s response; obviously glad to get it out of her system she replied that yes, she and Council had received numerous Water resources All hail to Miranda Jordan s excellent idea to have a Water Watch Congress at Rocky Creek Dam (Echo, April 6). What s more important to a community than clean water? Education is where it s at. It is the children who will lead the way to our sustainable future. Let s hope this becomes a regular feature on the school curriculum. Majenta Appel-Pye Mullumbimby Bluesfest noise We acknowledge that the Blues and Roots Festival contributed to the Shire s cultural diversity, and brought welcome trade to the retailers. It is nice to know participants are reported as having enjoyed themselves. complaints and representations. Not only that but some complainants had been abused and threatened such that they were no longer prepared to speak up. Jesus. Okay, we already knew there were some ugly minds in the Byron Bay business community, but a local embryonic mafia protecting its turf through intimidation is a step too far. I remind readers that last year the GM wrote that his staff were pursuing unapproved rural dwellings in fairness to those who had gone through the proper approval process. Why then have we heard nothing from him about fairness to those motel and park owners adversely affected by holiday letting? Ditto the Department of Planning. Last year they wrote that Council s precinct plan for holiday letting might adversely affect the finances of some individuals who would be prevented under the plan from letting out their houses. Not a word about the finances of motels and holiday parks (nor about the finances of rural landowners for that matter). It s high time those affected by holiday letting get themselves organised and come out of the closet. If they know who the intimidators are they should go to the courthouse and get an AVO. (Don t bother about the cops, they don t want to know). They might want to write something about it in The Echo, which under the circumstances, would be prepared, I imagine, to protect their identity. They might contact me so that I can include the information in my forthcoming complaint to the ICAC. Or they might get in touch with the ICAC themselves. Don t bother about the ombudsmen, they re as useful as tits on a bull; in fact Most of the inconvenience to local residents seems to have been well tolerated as being in line with expectations. The notable exception, however, was to the surrounding district s otherwise quiet nights which were rhythmically blasted by over-amplified low frequency noise. For any of us fortunate to be half deaf, it wasn t a serious problem. But we are aware that for at least some with normal hearing, the noise at a distance of 3km-4km brought physical discomfort. For those close to the source we would have thought the sound levels were physically damaging. But that s not our problem. As for wildlife, who cares? The difficulty might be totally eliminated if items requiring bass bombardments were rescheduled for daytime. Some planning advice in this regard seems indicated. If this particular aspect of noise were ameliorated we could all look forward to living together as good neighbours. David and Alison Hope Myocum Suffolk Park dreaming Each day that I drive past the multi-unit building site on Bangalow Road in Suffolk Park and watch in despair as the ugly unit boxes transform into something akin to a prison farm, I curse the so-called Suffolk Park Residents Association for their lack of vision. In this place could have sat a much needed supermarket that continued overleaf Letters to the Editor Fax: Deadline: Noon, Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. Letters already published in other papers will not be considered. Please include your full name, address and phone number for verification purposes. Wide Span Sheds is seeking agents in the Byron Bay area! I m thinking of complaining to the ICAC about them too (could be interesting). 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12 Letters Huge rethink needed on immigration to Australia I have always regarded Tony Abbott as a totally reactive personality, and superficial to the core. Both of which characteristics were confirmed in this week s Q&A program. However the debate did bring into clear focus the contradictions in the migration policies of both major parties. As has often been pointed out the number of alleged asylum seekers, Prices may vary outside Sydney metro areas 2 for $22 Berri Estate 5 litre Casks Any 2 $60 700ml Johnnie Walker Red, Karloff Vodka, Slate Bourbon * Cellarbrations supports the responsible service of alcohol. Beer specials valid until 19/04/10 or while stocks last. All other specials valid from 13/04/10 until 26/04/10 or while stocks last. Retail quantities only. No trade supplied. Cash and Carry only. Prices include GST where applicable. Tobacco & Alcohol not sold to under 18 s. E. & O.E. as the news bulletins insist on calling them, is tiny compared to those arriving by plane. Unfortunately boat arrivals make for much more media drama than other arrivals so that is what becomes featured. Then there s the emotive term queue jumper. If there were Department of Immigration offices in Mazur, Al Sharif, Mogadishu and Darfur, for continued from page 11 would have benefited the entire Suffolk Park region. The advantages would have had good results for everyone all round less traffic needing to go into We are serious about the responsible service of alcohol $ pack 2 for $30 4 pack $ case/24 Carlton Dry Stubbies example, this would be a fair enough characterisation as there isn t, it is a bankrupt and dishonest description. Then there s the dismissal of people as economic refugees and much is made of the amount of money required to get someone to Ashmore Reef, ignoring the fact that a whole family may have gone into lifetime debt to get just one Byron town, less pollution because of that, therefore less congestion in town, another VB VALUE! 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All this begs the question, just how representative are these so-called residents associations and can a handful of individuals claim the right to represent the needs and desires of an entire suburb? In my experience they are usually made up of a disproportionate number of people suffering from the not in my backyard syndrome. They are usually anti-everything that might effect change even if it might be for the good. Often it is anger that drives them but not directed anger, just an aimlessness in their lives that vents itself in negativity and wowserism. There are obviously a myriad of reasons people become involved in such groups but altruism is seldom the driving factor. And if it is, one visit to a meeting would be enough to frighten any sensitive but progressive soul away. Do they poll the entire area? No. Do they welcome dissent? No. Are they prepared to listen to reasonable alternatives? No. And we do not get a much needed supermarket simply because of their shrill cries. Great outcome. Chris Anderson Byron Bay The naked truth To the women who stopped going to Tyagarah. I have good news. After two years of inadvertent research, I ve found the best way of taking back our right to feel safe and free on our wild open beaches. I d tried the walk away and scream approach, the Stop f*%king following me approach, the calling the police approach but the most effective one by far was the talk to them like they re little children who simply don t know the rules of politeness in public approach. It s really simple. Mothers would be especially good at this, hence it took me two years to figure it out. This is how I did it. I walked over to the individual who appeared out of nowhere, laying with his dick and eyes pointing towards me, close enough that I could feel his slimy tentacle energy. I stood tall in front of him and his dick, looked him in the eye, said Hi, and politely asked him if it didn t feel odd to him to lay himself down that close to me, while there s like five miles of open beach. I told him that generally we leave one another at least 100 metres or so of personal space. He said, Okay, I ll leave, having put his legs together and sat up. I went on to say, It s men like you who cause women to feel unsafe on this beach. He said again, Okay, I m leaving. Well, he left, I didn t. It felt so good! He totally got it. They re harmless. really, they just really need to be told. Let s just tell them and they ll get it. Lizelle Le Roux Mullumbimby Steiner crossroads The Shire has benefited from two wonderful Steiner schools. Unfortunately, this Steiner nirvana has come crashing down with administrators of the Shearwater School revealing $10m in liabilities. I believe the events of last week bring into sharp focus the conclusion that two PK-12 Steiner Schools within such proximity is economically unfeasible and foolhardy. In response the new administrators are now actively involved in changing the constitution, the management and governance structure of the school. Coincidentally the Cape Byron Steiner Council has had the foresight to propose some excellent recommendations to change its own constitution, and over the last six months has made two judicious management appointments. Now with the events of last week, we are approaching a fork in the road. One road for the Cape Byron association members is to focus on their own piece of paradise in Ewingsdale and consolidate its operations. The other path takes a broader perspective and looks to their neighbour with open minds and warm hearts. Would the 900 odd Steiner students in the Shire receive a better educational experience from two independent Pre Kindy to Class 7 Steiner Schools in Byron and Mullum, and one Senior Parsifal College from Class 8 to Class 13? Could the opportunities presented from a larger peer group and world-class facilities at one campus in Mullum be superior to the current offering? While heartening to read of the upbeat response at Shearwater, I truly don t know if there is the will to change the current If Australia is to get the best out of its immigration program, then all sides of politics need to do a huge rethink in particular in regard to its many anomalies. Basically as I see it in the looming global climate crisis we need to encourage more Asian farmers, whether they can speak English or not, rather than more middle class sophisticates. The success of the Hmong people in Tasmania and Victoria is a case in point and it is to be remembered that the success of areas like the Barossa Valley (German) the MIA and the Australian sugar industry is largely due to the industry of Italian and Maltese migrants. David Gilet Byron Bay structures in the best interests of students at both schools. Mark Stephan Class 4 parent, CBRSS Ewingsdale GM crops v bees An Echo reader has recently published ( com/savethebees) an article with 29 references that provides evidence suggesting that the global loss of bees known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) may in fact be caused by genetically modified (GM) crops. The GM crops contain an insecticide called Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) and the immune response bees have to the Bt causes them to lose their memory and forget where the beehive is. That s why no dead bees are found in hives with CCD and the bees simply disappear. For those who are not so interested in the bees and all the food they bring into being, the peer reviewed journal Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (4): p (PMID ) has shown that in animals that ate GM corn: chemistry measurements reveal signs of hepatorenal toxicity. Additionally, triglycerides rose by up to 40% and sodium and phosphorus excretion by the kidneys was dramatically reduced. Nearly everyone in the Western world has eaten GM foods and GM foods are not labelled as GM foods. The recent release in Europe of a GM potato with a gene for antibiotic resistance may well provide equally unexpected outcomes in the food chain. Peter Olson Goonengerry Solar hot water To offer a correction to an otherwise great argument by Adrian Gattenhof in The Echo last week, in an active electrically pumped solar hot water system, the pump merely needs to move the water, not lift it. As stated, the pump does need to overcome the thermosiphon force of the hot water wanting to rise back to the panels, but this alone would be something in the order of only a few watts of increased power, over the task of the pump overcoming the skin friction of the pipes, which is also minimal, as the flow rate is not great. It s a closed system, and when the hot side is pumped down to 12 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=letters>

13 Letters Clean water for Gaza the storage tank, the cold side gently rises to the panels under the weight of the hot water coming down. Think of a ferris wheel. Now think of a large looped pipe filled with water. Now imagine a tiny pump sitting somewhere in the loop, creating a gentle flow around and around. Certainly a tiny tiny fraction of those dinosauric 3.5 plus kilowatt heating elements are still sitting in so many homes. And gas is not much better either. But the passive solar tank above the panels, is a no brainer. It s wonderfully simple and automatic with virtually no moving parts. Just avoid systems with vitreous enamel coated mild steel tanks with sacrificial anodes. They require cost and maintenance because the two materials expand and contract differently and the enamel cracks, then the steel rusts, and that s when the anode kicks in, to slow down the rusting. But eventually the anode chemically dissolves away and needs replacing, but by then, the tank is pretty well rusted anyway. Horrible. So, get a stainless steel tank, as they don t rust and hence don t need the anode in the first place. My passive system has cost me only $2 in boost heating, over the eight years it s been happily sitting on the roof. Go for it. Just do it. It s a hit. Tim Shanasy Byron Bay Dear Simon Dear Simon Berger: congratulations on becoming the Community Relations Manager for Woolworths, and we hear on ABC s Australia Talks ( ) that you are proud to be working for this company. To assist your community relations with the community of Mullumbimby, we invite you to come to a public meeting in Mullumbimby so that you may understand some of the concerns which our community have in regard to your When the Student Parliament at the UN Boys School in Bureij Refugee Camp, Gaza, were asked what was the most important thing they wanted, they chose clean water. Gaza is in the midst of an extreme water/sanitation crisis because of its history, its rising population and poverty, the Israeli blitzkrieg and the siege which blocks the import of building materials, pipes, machine spare parts, cement, electrical infrastructure and fuel. In 2005 when Israeli settlers were rehabilitated from Gaza to the West Bank, they left a trail of destruction. Water mains were bulldozed, electric lines torn down and tons of sand removed, thus intensifying sea water contamination of the aquifier which is Gaza s major water source. The Middle East Children s Alliance (MECA) has now provided clean water to four more large UN schools in Jabalia, Nuseirat, and Shati refugee camps and to two kindergartens in the town of Beit Hanoun and in Maghazi Refugee Camp. MECA is seeking supporters to expand the Maia (Arabic for water ) Project to schools throughout Gaza. A large purification unit for a UN school in a refugee camp costs $11,300. The UN schools run in shifts due to overcrowding and each unit provides drinking water for 1,500-2,000 proposed big box in sleepy Station Street. In the meantime, perhaps you would be kind enough to address some of these pressing matters: We understand that Woolworths is disputing their S94 Contributions to the required infrastructure to service your big box such as road improvements, pavements and concrete roundabout. This externalising of costs means that ratepayers will have to foot the bill. Please explain. Currently the Department of Planning is assessing a Modification (3) to the DA for your supermarket. These changes are not on exhibition and we want to see them as we understand that they include the planting of landscaping trees in the irrigation areas which may result in tree roots going down the pipes. Please explain. Transparency with regard to these matters, for a start, would go a long way to improve the current displeasure with your company. Please advise when you d like to come and establish some personal relationship with our community. Deborah Lilly Coordinator Mullumbimby Community Action Network Here s health Where has all the money gone? We re supposed to have been booming for over ten years, house prices have quadrupled compared to wages, so how come hospitals are broke? It s not just the private health insurance rebate. Here s four ways you are being robbed, and ways to fix them. Number one, tax on mining company profits has been cut from 50 to 30 per cent. Well, even Tony Abbott knows that s too low. We can raise that. What are they going to do, move the mine? Number two, the income share of the wealthiest Australians has been rising while paying proportionally less tax. That s why the rich keep owning more of the pie. We are becoming less like Europe which children and staff. The small units are located in community centres with after-school programs and summer camps so the units serve these children as well. I sent $US2,000 to MECA on behalf of donors from Byron and elsewhere which will pay for half a small purification unit serving up to 250 children. Our Byron community has a longstanding record of care and compassion. It is hoped that local schools like those in the US will twin with their Gazan counterparts and raise funds to provide the water purity we take for granted. Gareth W R Smith Byron Bay can afford good health care and pensions and becoming more like the USA or Argentina: inequality means only the rich can afford those things. So, we increase taxes on income above $450,000 per year. Thirdly, the huge foreign debt we take on to speculate on house prices pure inflation costs us huge interest repayments. So, an awful lot of our boom money goes straight overseas, via our banks. That debt must be reduced. There s a fourth that follows from that. Our business, land, and even houses are for sale to overseas buyers. Great for one (the seller), bad for all (Australia). As long as we continue to sell away our country, we sell away our income. We must regain ownership of our country. We can t fund health? We can t afford to train people? We can t afford decent pensions? We can t afford even to monitor the Great Barrier Reef? There s a hole in the bucket, from the Kimberley, through the Hunter, all the way to Mt Isa. Matthew Hartley Independent candidate for Richmond Dangerous crossings My 70+ mother lives in Mullumbimby and walks up town each morning to the shops. Last Tuesday morning as she stepped out onto the pedestrian crossing between the newsagent and middle pub a lady turned the corner from the main street, narrowly missing my mother, and continued on her way totally unaware she had nearly hit a pedestrian. My mother was unhurt other then her frayed nerves. Unfortunately this is not the first time something like this has occurred. Are people aware of the road rules? Pedestrian crossings are there for people to cross the road safely. When will the Byron Shire Council act to make the crossings in Mullumbimby safer when a pedestrian is seriously injured? Lynnette Kee Ocean Shores 5% Seniors Discount every Thursday Senior Card Holders every Thursday at SPAR Byron Bay!* Cnr. Fletcher and Byron Streets, Byron Bay Phone: OPEN 7 DAYS 8am - 9pm SPAR Byron Bay /2BSE The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=letters>

14 Articles/Comment Eyes on the outrageous in nature Story & photo Mary Gardner The scraggly eucalypt tree marks the start of the hill on my street. I m cycling. I could press on, but I often get off my bike here to walk the last fifty metres home. Maybe I lack physical stamina. But my true vulnerability is for anthesis. That s botanical for blossoming. Isn t every eye on these outrageously pink flowers? Over the past few weeks, I watched several buds at eye level. They swelled and little caps popped off. (That pop is how eucalypts got their name, as the word itself is a Latin construct describing this unique event.) Then a mass of pink stamens, the plant s male parts, presented themselves. The yellow tips, its anthers, are full of pollen. Not a petal in sight. In the middle of each blossom is a pistil, the female part. This matures after the male stamens have already released their pollen. The time delay means the pistil is more likely to be brushed with the pollen of another plant altogether. Pollen will grow a tube down BUILDING DESIGN HOUSE PLANS RENOVATIONS EXTENSIONS the pistil and fertilise the eggs at the bottom. Beneath this floral display is a tough green cup, which is filled with nectar. This sweet beverage is the mainstay of insects, birds, bats, gliding possums and even lizards. The eucalypt produces fairy-sized flagons of this high carbohydrate energy drink especially to attract the larger visitors. These pollinators travel far which is important to eucalypts, scattered as they are over the huge Australian landscape. Australia is well known as a very old island continent, MSOIL TESTS & ENGINEER S DETAILS K ichael ALL TO COUNCIL SPECIFICATIONS elly DRAUGHTSMAN PH EARTHMOVING ROADWORKS DRIVEWAYS / slowly moving towards Asia at a rate of six centimetres a year. Approximately 25 to 10 million years ago, the climate throughout much of Australia got very dry. In this stressful period, thanks to the eucalypts happygo-lucky pollination policy, they and their animal helpers survived. As locales changed even more, the plants specialised, developing into many different species. Well, that s one way of explaining the development of approximately 800 species. There appears to be a few for every environment. But in trying to clearly name the different species, botanists find great trouble. The species just won t stand true enough. Their variability, even from tree to tree, is so great. This news, for me, is a relief. I tried identifying this tree, comparing it with several others close by. Even within a species, eucalypts can vary in flower colour, so that s not always helpful. This tree is a new Corymbia species or an old Eucalyptus one, depending. Another group, Angophora, is also so closely related and as difficult to tell apart. The casual observer is safe sticking to the label eucalypts. Part of this confusion may be because of Biology itself. The idea of species has 14 current useful definitions. Species can be simply decided by looking at differing characteristics. This works for some eucalypts, but not all. Another famous and often used definition is that its members reproduce naturally with each other, producing offspring of each gender who can also reproduce true to type. This has been applied to eucalypts, but with mixed results. Working through the many definitions, the difficulties still grow. This doesn t mean that the idea of a species is pointless. It suggests that something else is going on at another level. Definitions have to keep up, especially because Biology is, well, sticking to the biology. Another definition of species is that pool of descendents of a common ancestor. The pool maintains its own integrity over time. It stays distinct even as, due to variations, it changes over time from other descendents. Investigating eucalypts using this definition prompts changes such as the Corymbia- Eucalyptus classification. But staring deeper into the many eucalypts shows up a really weird thing. Some species, which appear to be very variable, are now looking like a complex of hybrids. These result from natural cross breeding: a parent with an offspring or even another species. A team in Tasmania found one major species was revealed to be a hybrid complex of at least four lineages. Not only that, three other eucalypt species also show this particular variation of DNA. That can only happen with crossbreeding. This hybridisation is not the well known multiples of chromosome variety. That process results in say a hibiscus whose flowers have more petals than the parents. This type is the successful mixing of genes and growth of plants that can reproduce themselves. Now, another Australian group of trees, the paperbark, also appears to harbour some complexes happily hybridising in a similar way. These plants are part of a pattern over space and time called reticulate evolution. They wreck havoc with the notion that a species is a solid building block or unit in nature. They also reshape our ideas of evolution. According to Ford Doolittle, an evolutionary microbiologist, an intertwined network is a more fitting image of evolution than a branching tree. Meanwhile, at sea, J E N Vernon believes species of coral could also be better understood as reticulating hybrids too. Vernon is a coral specialist and former Chief Scientist at the Australia Institute of Marine Science. After years on reefs throughout the world, Vernon finds that a species of coral is only a clear entity within a limited geographic space. Over greater distances, coral seem to exist as interlinked patterns changing continuously. Spawning in ocean currents as do corals has parallels with trees blossoming and enticing roving animal pollinators. Each in their own way, they seem to let fly and trust to forces outside themselves. That coral or this eucalypt, active in its own context how do we put a name to these moving targets in the everywhen? Shire zoned out Dailan Pugh Byron Shire has suffered from extensive land clearing in the past. The first European settlers began to take up selections in 1881, and by 1900 almost all of the 75,000ha Big Scrub (Australia s largest area of lowland sub-tropical rainforest) was cleared for agriculture. Now 23% of Shire lands have native vegetation, though most of this is in coastal swamps or hilly country, and half has severe weed problems. The experts maintain we need to increase this to at least 50% if we want to stabilise populations of native species and minimise our future losses. In 1986 Byron Shire Council moved to protect its remaining native vegetation by adopting a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and in 1988 it zoned lands for environmental protection in the Local Environmental Plan (LEP). The zoning was ad hoc and limited, though the TPO has been extremely successful in providing protection for the Shire s native vegetation. Unfortunately, under the NSW ALP s new planning regime, all Shires are prohibited from having TPOs in rural areas and thus the only vegetation control left for Council is the zoning process. The NSW ALP has thought of this and greatly restricted the zones that can be used and the constraints that can be applied in them. The Environmental Conservation zone (E2) is the one intended to protect land that has high conservation value, and is the only zone which provides any meaningful protection. High value areas Since the 1988 zones were identified, Council has expended significant resources in undertaking vegetation mapping (1998, 2007), undertaking flora and fauna surveys, preparing the 1999 Flora and Fauna Study and preparing the 2004 Byron Biodiversity Conservation Strategy. This should have put us in an excellent position to identify the highest conservation value areas and provide them with the highest level of protection. Until April Fools Day it was proposed to protect most of Council s identified High Conservation Value (HCV) native vegetation in E2 zones in the draft of the new Local Environmental Plan. On April 1 Byron Council voted to slash the HCV vegetation included in the E2 zone by some 80% by limiting the application of the E2 zone to a subset of the environmental protection zones identified back in All the data collected since then, along with the Biodiversity Conservation Strategy, were deemed irrelevant. The rationale for this is that the 2007 vegetation mapping was not properly reviewed by Council staff and thus included some areas it should not have, such as orchards and houses. So rather than urgently reviewing the mapping to exclude such anomalies, or excluding the relatively low value vegetation causing the problems, or inserting a clause to overcome the problems, Council decided to throw the baby out with the bath water. There are many people who live in this Shire who spent years trying to protect rainforest and oldgrowth forest on public lands. It is thus extremely disappointing to see that Council has resolved to provide the highest level of protection (E2) to only 21% of our best rainforests (<10% camphor laurel) and 38% of our best oldgrowth forests (>30% old senescent trees). There are also large areas of Endangered Ecological Communities which occur on Shire lands that Council has resolutely excluded from the E2 zone. Danger of extinction Due to Council s resolve to return to the 80s they are also denying appropriate protection for our threatened species. The Coxen s Fig Parrot is in imminent danger of extinction, yet Council has denied the highest level of protection for its only location on Shire lands. Of the primary and secondary habitat identified for the Koala on Shire lands only 21% is to be zoned E2. For the habitat of the endangered Mitchell s Rainforest Snail only 57% is to be zoned E2. The list goes on. There are 331 locations for 31 species of endangered plants on Shire lands, of these only 84 locations of 17 species occur within areas now allowed to be zoned E2. Despite their desperate plight, Council has resolved to only provide 25% of the locations of plants in imminent danger of extinction with needed protection. Vulnerable plants have fared no better. Council s decision to ignore the past 22 years of biological data collection and limit the highest protection in the new LEP to a subset of the areas identified in 1988 exemplifies the worst of political bastardy. There is no environmental science involved, and no consideration of the need to appropriately protect rainforest, oldgrowth forest and threatened species. The current Council has set back conservation in this Shire by 22 years. They have fooled us, and they do shame us. With no TPO to fall back on, the future consequences will be dramatic. 14 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=letters>

15 Articles Craig McGregor looks at a classic surfing feud Dropping in on the board wars Going Vertical? It s as good a description as any of the shortboard revolution which transformed surfing in the sixties and seventies and helped transform Byron Bay from a working class, poverty-stricken township to the surf-and-beach magnet it is today. It s also the title of a new surfing film which opens at the Byron Dendy Cinema this week and features local surf legends like Bob McTavish and George Greenough, as well as world champions from Nat Young through to Kelly Slater. The theme of the film is the never-ending argument about who pioneered the revolution : the Australians or the Americans? As you d expect from a movie produced by Robert Raymond and directed by David Bradbury, both of them locals, it tends to favour the Australian surfers who, back in the sixties, started chopping down their longboards to create one which was much more manoeuvrable and allowed surfers to climb and drop up and down the face of the wave instead of just trimming across it. Shortboard design But it also gives a lot of film space to the Californians and the Hawaiians who were experimenting with shortboard design at much the same time including Dick Brewer, the Hawaiian/US shaper who describes himself modestly as a genius and Bob McTavish as an idiot! As veteran surfer Greg Noll comments exasperatedly: What the shit is going on? For the next 80 minutes or so the film portrays the argument between the two rival camps via some fantastic footage of the heroes of the time, including Midget Farrelly, Gerry Lopez, Mike Hynson, Greg Noll himself, Nat Young, Rusty Miller, Bob Cooper, Wayne Lynch and others. It includes clips of the Gidget movies, takes of the stoned-and-acid era ( I was stoned pretty much for eight hours every day, says Nat), interviews with John and Paul Witzig (who skilfully publicised the Aussie power surfing style) through to brief sections on Kelly Slater and Mick Fanning, the modern gurus who inherited the surfboard revolution and who have brilliantly refined both the boards and the way they ride them. There are some historic shots of a young George Greenough surfing Lennox Head and other north coast beaches on his radical kneeboard spoon, which many people believe pioneered the shortboard era and virtually introduced the idea of vertical surfing. Today George has The long and the short of it: Bob McTavish with the longboard and Mick Fanning with the shortboard. THE BYRON BAY PREMIERE OF GOING VERTICAL is on Wednesday April 21 at Dendy Cinema from 7pm, with many of the local stars and people behind the movie expected to attend. This event is also a fundraiser for the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF). Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and concession, and are available from cinema. The NRCF will receive fifty per cent of ticket profits. Money raised from this premiere will help the NRCF continue its work supporting a wide range of local community service providers, including The Disabled Surfers Association, Kyogle Youth Ventures and the UNCLE Project. For more information about the NRCF go to abandoned his spoon and surfs off Watego s in heavy swells with a half-inflated mat. But the star of the film is Bob McTavish, who chopped half a foot at a time off his boards, used Nat Young as his test pilot, argued with yet shared ideas with Dick Brewer, and inspired Gerry Lopez, in one of the loveliest moments in the film, to declare that when he and others saw McTavish carve out a near-vertical line on a Sunset swell everything changed. Says Lopez: He drew a line on a board that no-one still standing on a surfboard had ever done before. Robert Raymond started off to make a biopic of McTavish and he has included a hilarious section about the episode when McTavish and a mate stowed away on a passenger liner to Hawaii, free-surfed the North Shore for a fortnight, finally got arrested and sent back to Australia. But as the film developed it expanded into a wide-ranging documentary of a pivotal moment in surfing history. I remeber when a team of Californian surfers, who had come out for the Melbourne Olympic games, surfed Manly on their Malibus and astonished the local surfers including a young Midget Farrelly, who went on to become world champion. The makeover (and the rivalry) had begun. Going Vertical is a generous film and, despite their arguments, the Australian and American surfers are generous in their tributes to one another. In fact the movie ends with Brewer and McTavish strolling companionably along the beach at Sunset agreeing that both nations had a hand in the surfing revolution which devloped into the extreme, superathletic, in-your-face art it is today. Craig Mcgregor is the author, with Nat Young, of The History Of Surfing and with Midget Farrelly of This Surfing Life. The new easy way to shop in Byron Bay JONSON LANE BYRON STREET The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=articles> EASY PARKING UNDERGROUND! 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16 THE IT CROWD SAVE 50% OR MORE Buying a printer? Let Inky Business help you choose. We can save you lots of money! INKY BUSINESS 19 Tasman Way, Byron Arts & Ind. Est Is it time to take your tablet? SHRED POTOMAC The news riveting the IT world for at least the next 25 seconds is the arrival of the Apple ipad. Anyone would think Apple had just invented the computer tablet. The term tablet for this style of laptop computer, with or without a hinged lid, became more commonly used in 2001 when Microsoft launched into the market. The earlier emphasis was on the stylus but now has switched to the touch screen, like the ones Tom Cruise worked in Minority Report. (As an aside Microsoft also offers Surface surface, a kind of touchscreen coffee table, which is nowhere as groovy as SixthSense www. pranavmistry.com/projects/ sixthsense.) Apple has grabbed attention with its clever hype for what is essentially an iphone on steroids. For the young and the cool, you ve got your i s on your phone, your tunes, and now your pad. The cheapest ipad launched in the States for $US499, which is about $539 in Australian dollars at the moment. By comparison, Dell offers its XT2 for $3,499 and the Fujitsu Lifebook SH560S comes in at $1,353. The Australian retailer gives a good idea what the major players besides Apple have on offer. So what does the ipad do? You can get the company rundown at It looks like being a pretty web-friendly e-reader, which is great for those who want to download books and newspapers onto a touch screen which provides the sensation of turning pages virtually. It might even find a market with the sight-impaired older citizen who finds not enough variety in large print books. As with the iphone, you ll be able to download hundreds of third party apps, some of which will be useful. What doesn t it do? It doesn t support Adobe Flash, or have a USB port or a camera all fairly essential these days. The ipad s touchscreen keyboard is still pretty small for big hands; a mechanical keyboard and dock is expected to be coming, but that s another cost. Contenders like Hewlett Packard, with its latest Slate, are set to capitalise on those oversights by introducing other tablets later in the year. You can be sure there will also be cheap knockoffs of the ipad technology, as there was with the iphone. Should you buy one now? Try one out in a store. See what your impetuous friends think of the one they queued for. The drawback in everything the latest in IT is it is only the latest until tomorrow. David Lawson Computer Services The local WESTNET agents, proven the best ISP for service and support in Australia. 16 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=it Crowd>

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18 surroundings, temper, tendency, chic, cry, enthusiasm, fashion, fever, furore, in thing, infatuation, kick, mania, mode, monomania, newest wrinkle, novelty, passion, preoccupation, rage, the last word, the latest thing, trend, vogue, wrinkle A monthly review of the new things happening in our backyard and beyond Voicejam For all levels of singers the adult weekly classes offer an opportunity to have some real fun, let go and sing like nobody s listening. For teens and kids there is a bigger focus on performance and stage skills but all classes cover vocal technique, finding your power voice, breath, diction, pitch, singing harmonies, vocal jamming, Auto Air and Electrical Air Con and Auto Electrical Specialists machines Field service van for breakdowns available for the heavy vehicle industry mob: GOLF DAY FUNDRAISER Byron Bay Golf Club Sunday 23rd May Shotgun start at 8.30am Ambrose Event GREAT PRIZES TO BE WON! Cost $240 for team of 4 or $60 per person Individual entries welcome REGISTER ASAP: BEIS, PO Box 202 Suffolk Park 2481 Phone: Fax: Name: Phone: Team Name: Address: Amount enclosed: Please make cheques payable to: Byron Shire Early Childhood Intervention Service Byron Early Intervention Service HELPING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS mic technique and loads more. Enrolment starts now for kids and teens classes. Call Julia on or check out her website for more details www. voicejam.com.au Helping Students Excel Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School has one overriding focus helping our students excel in life. We achieve this through a balanced learning program that provides the opportunity for students to achieve. Parents entrust their children into our community because we provide quality education complemented by a pastoral care program that nurtures personal, social and academic wellbeing. Lindisfarne offers a structured academic and comprehensive co-curricular program including a wide range of sports, studies in performing arts and recreational activities. To give your child the opportunity of an education at Lindisfarne or to book a tour, please phone or nsw.edu.au Junior Campus Sunshine Avenue, Tweed Heads South Preschool-Year 4 Senior Campus Mahers Lane, Terranora-Year 5- Year 12 www lindisfarnegrammar. nsw.edu.au AAE Auto Air and Electrical AAE Auto Air and Electrical is based in the Towers Drive Industrial Estate of Mullumbimby. Offering over 38 years experiences in the field, our history and reputation is our guarantee to you that you are truly in professional hands. Offering a range of services and products from the top end of the industrial heavy vehicle industry, right through to that shiny beautiful sports car you have parked in your driveway (or will have one day!) Buses, earthmoving machinery whatever your ride is, we can fix it. 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Environmentally conscious, we use non toxic, non hazardous, non caustic, water based parts wash solution in our workshop applications and ONLY ozone friendly refrigerant gas in our air con applications. Like kids in a lolly shop we are proud to be established in Mullum, where we used to frequent the north coast beaches as kids soooo many years ago. Unit 1-13 Towers Drive Mullumbimby mob Byron Herbal Thai Massage Byron s first Thai massage salon has opened in a central and accessible location above the Cardamom Pod cafe in Pier Arcade. Amidst a beautiful blend of modern eastern decor and healing scents, our professionally trained Japanese therapists Aya, Kaori, and Maki will leave you in a blissful zen state of happiness and health. Shop 10/7 Lawson St. (Pier Arcade) Phone Byron Early Intervention Service Byron Early Intervention Service is looking for businesses to get a team together to compete in their fundraising golf day May 23rd. This is a day of fun for a great cause. If you can t get a team together, sponsor a hole. Byron Shire Early Intervention Service provides physical therapy and specialist teaching services to children from birth to school entry age who have a significant delay or disability in areas of development. The service aims to assist each child through movement, language, learning and play in order to develop their skills and reach their full potential, and to support families to achieve their desired goals. It also encourages the community to value the inclusion of children with additional needs and their families, therefore supporting each child to be included with peers in local community activities. Phone: STREETSCAPES, POSTCARDS FROM YOUR STREET The popular postcard-sized art event is being staged by c.a.s.e. Inc. at Station Street Studios in Mullumbimby. The theme this year is Streetscapes, postcards from your street giving you the opportunity to express your creative ideas on living in this community. Entries can be in any medium. Size limit: 2D is 13cm x 18cm, 3D is 13x18x18cm. All work is to be unframed and unmounted. The entry fee is only $5 adult and $3 U18yrs. Entries close Sat May 8. Entry forms are available from local businesses displaying the Streetscapes poster or by at hotmail.com. Enquiries Leonie Jackson Driftlab Experience the funky fresh new soul of Byron for yourself. First of its kind, Driftlab at 40 Jonson street is where Byron s beach culture and urban streetwear meet. With it s roots locally established, our crew are up for a chat anytime about the your apparel needs or simply your day! Drop in and check our threads from brands like Carhartt, Neuw, Edwin, Adidas, Superdry, Raen, Sosume and Sass with many more to come. Catering to the ladies and gentlemen, 9am - 6pm everyday with Thursday- Saturday late nights. Driftlab... Urban-wear for the selective soul 40 Jonson St Byron Bay 18 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=what s <echowebsection=whats New?> New>

19 aim, bearing, bent, bias, course, direction, drift, inclination, leaning, movement, orientation, progression, run, swing, tendency, tenor, wind, craze, cry, fad, furore, in-thing, latest thing, look, mode, newest wrinkle, rage, thing, vogue ambience, ambient, atmosphere, disposition, environment, feeling, medium, milieu, mise-en-scène, mood, Sun Shoes Driving into the Future You might not be able to buy it in Australia yet, but the Tesla Roadster is definitely the car of the future. This car proves that an electronic car can be as sleek and slick as a sports car. This car is fast, with carbon fibre panels making up the body of the car making it lighter and smoother than other electric cars. The battery power means that you re conserving energy while driving, giving you the high performance you would expect from a conventional engine. source: teslamotors.com design, lifestyle and eco trends If you are sick of working out what shoes to wear with what outfit, what shoes match with what pants, dresses and skirts, then why not let the sun decide for you? Well, that s what Taiwan s Footwear and Recreation Technology Research Institute think, anyway. The clever people at the Institute have created leather shoes with a twist they have spray-on micro capsules that allow the shoes to change colour in the sun, and stay this way for a whopping 60 hours. The leather shoes base colour is white, but within 30 seconds after coming into contact with sunlight, the colour gradually changes to pink, orange or purple, depending on the ingredients we spray on the leather, Wang Jung-jen, one of the researchers at the Institute says. And this crazy new fashion is set to stay, with the Institute soon to launch colour changing handbags and bicycle seats! source: dvice.com Wednesdays 9.30am am Enrol now for 2nd & 3rd Term classes Wheel of Life Studio, 21 Fingal St, Brunswick Heads Julia Williamson or BYRON herbal THAI MASSAGE OPENING SPECIAL $55 Traditional Thai & per hour Thai Oil Massage Come and enjoy our gorgeous new retreat above the Cardamon Pod Shop 10, 7 Lawson St, Byron Bay Phone for bookings or drop in anytime Ph: The Vase is always Greener Everyone loves receiving fresh flowers and now there is a vase designed to bring nature indoors, bringing new life to your cut flowers. The grass vase forms part of the Normann Copenhagan collection and has been designed by Claydies, the dynamic duo of Karen Kjældgård-Larsen and Tine Broksø. What better way to display your flowers than in the natural setting of grass? These cheeky vases are unique in character and handmade in clay with a new and inspiring design. Flowers are meant to be enjoyed show them off to their full potential in a grass vase. For more information go to flickr.com source: flickr.com New Bus Stop Near You New Bus Stop Near You Lindisfarne, located in the beautiful hinterland of Terranora, has a new bus service each week day from Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores. Lindisfarne believes that excellence is the right of every student and all students have talents and can succeed. For more Lindisfarne, information located contact in the the School beautiful on 07 hinterland of Terranora, has a new bus service each week day from Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores. Lindisfarne believes that excellence is the right of every student and all students have talents and can succeed. For more information contact the School on or Junior Campus Sunshine Avenue, Tweed Heads South Preschool - Year 4 Senior Campus Mahers Lane, Terranora Year 5 - Year 12 The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=what s New?>

20 Articles Man woman beast: hybrids Jane lands the big Fish Man Woman Beast is an exhibition of new works from Bangalow s Michelle Dawson and Brisbane based Jan Van Dijk. Inspired by the fantastical creatures of myth and legend, the pair present a showcase of unexpected existence, from Dawson s Dr Moreau s Kitten with its leopard s head, moth s wings and serpent s tail to Van Dijk s Jack Reindeer an evocative exploration of human animal hybrid forms. In addition to their individual drawings and paintings, the artists have collaborated on a Make Your Own Beast series. Working with standard size canvas panels, they have each produced sets of interchangeable heads, torsos and tails that the public can interact with. Once a set of three panels has been selected and purchased, the newly created unique hybrid critter will be considered finished, and hung. Local artist Michelle Dawson was born in New Zealand, and moved to Australia in She has twice represented Australia in Romania, at the Intercontinental Biennial of Small Graphics, and in 2009 she was shortlisted for the Children s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for Best New Illustrator, for her work on the stunning children s/art book how WEIRD is that..., created with local writer/musician Gyan. Michelle s work invariably includes animals, although of late she says the creatures have begun to cross breed and hybridise. Her current predilections include Tasmanian tigers, Jack Reindeer, by Jan Van Dijk. dodos, big cats, hyenas, crows, wings (on anything), fairytales, halos, pomegranates, Velasques ruffs, putti, stormy skies and monsters. Jan Van Dijk is a self-taught artist who credits his father and grandfather, both also artists, as his greatest inspiration and influence. At the age of 32, he has already amassed a significant body of work, gained national and international gallery representation (in Paris), and published two artist books. His brightly coloured mixed media works and paintings are an ode to the folk of the middle ground, expressing in a single piece both profound regret and childlike hope. Man Woman Beast opens at Retrospect Galleries, Friday April 16, 6pm, and runs until May 3. The artists will also be drawing in the gallery on Saturday April 7, and available to talk about their work. More information on or visit com. Snap up some local nature There is prize money awaiting the photographers who can best capture the natural beauty of the Brunswick Valley. The Visions of the Valley photographic competition held in conjunction with the Brunswick Valley Nature Festival in June starting on World Environment Day will have prize money totalling $1,500. The photographs can feature our natural landscapes, native birds, animals, fish, other aquatic life or plants. The photograph must be taken within the Brunswick catchment which extends from Yelgun to Broken Head. The competition has been made possible by the generosity of the Hotel Brunswick and its continued sponsorship which this year is also supported by prize money from Brunswick Valley Landcare. Entry forms will be available at Council Offices, ACE in Mullumbimby and Byron Bay and can also be downloaded from the Brunswick Valley Landcare website For more information contact Richard Smith Photos will be exhibited at the festival. Ocean Shores author Jane Camens has won the prestigious Irish competition, the Fish Short Story Prize. Fish Publishing runs three annual writing contests the Fish Short Story Prize, the Fish One-Page Prize and the Fish Poetry Prize. Renowned authors and poets lend their time to the judging process and select the shortlist of stories and poems from the three writing competitions to be published in an annual Fish Anthology. The anthology is launched during the West Cork Literary Festival ( ie). This year the anthology will take the name of Jane s story A Matter of Luck. This year there was a short list of 140 stories out of a total of 1,800 entries from around the world, Jane told The Echo. I knew at the beginning of March that I d been shortlisted, but with so many on the list didn t imagine I had a hope. I knew the prize was due to be announced on March 17 (St Patrick s Day) but I was so busy on the day I didn t check. At the time I was in Hong Kong at the literary festival there and it didn t occur to me that the organisers might have been trying to contact me and wouldn t have been able to get hold of me as they had my number in Ocean Shores. Two days later when I saw I had an from Fish I figured they were just writing to let me know who won. Then I noticed it said Urgent! When I worked out it wasn t an early April Fool s Day joke and that Mary McKillop had come good for me (may the saints be praised), I opened the first of many bottles of champagne I ve since shared with friends. The prize is a generous 3,000, of which 1,000 is for travel expenses to the launch of the anthology.) Trouble is that at that time of year (July) it costs more than that to get to Ireland. As I m the first Australian to enjoy the honour of this award, I contacted Qantas to see if they d cover a ticket if I wrote a piece on the West Cork Literary Festival for their in-flight publication. They don t seem to want my story for their inflight mag as they don t go all the way to Ireland, but they re giving me a ticket to London anyway, which is a bit like winning another prize. For me this prize is very validating. I ve had other short stories broadcast by the BBC World Service and run in overseas journals and anthologies but never, regrettably, in Australia. I was beginning to feel my writing wasn t good enough to make it into publication in this country. Now I realise that different people, different publishing houses, different countries possibly look for different things. My mother came from Ireland, from County Cork. Going there to read at the festival feels to me a lovely way to remember her. The story isn t however set in Ireland. It s set in Macau. The anthology will be available from Fish ( ) from July. Honorary patrons of the Fish Short Story Prize ( php) are Roddy Doyle, Colum McCann and Dermot Healy. Microbats are in a feeding frenzy Microbats are currently in a feeding frenzy as they fatten up on insects to see them through the coming winter. If they have taken up residence in your roof or walls, autumn is a good time for a gentle bat eviction before they bunk down for their winter hibernation. Australia s Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife s Backyard Buddies program is all about getting more enjoyment from native animals in your backyard. It provides tips and advice on how to make your backyard a haven for our insect-controlling microbat mates. Microbats are much more common than you may think, says Ms Leonie Gale, CEO of the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, which runs the Backyard Buddies program. Right now, bats are eating as much as 40% of their own body weight in a single night or several hundred insects per hour. Many of our microbat species are hollow-dependent which means they live during the daylight hours inside the hollows of trees or branches. Competition from birds, possums and gliders, along with the clearing of many old trees, means that microbats may find the roof or walls of your home the perfect roosting place. The smallest microbat weighs only 3 grams about the same as a single serve sugar sachet or a single A4 sheet of paper. If these tiny bats cannot find a suitable hollow, they can slip into gaps as small as 5mm and snuggle down in your roof and walls. This is why artificial roost sites are important as they provide an alternative. So what do you do if you find resident microbats sharing your home? Fortunately for the little bats, there are humane ways to evict them and now is the time. Byron Shire microbats are fully protected which might raise the issue of offences and penalties if any are in fact harmed, explains Ms Gale. If done correctly, walls can become bat free and the little bats provided with an alternative roost site and retained in the backyard to go about their insect feeding work which is of great benefit to all of us. If you have microbats in your walls or roof, visit Bat Rescue Inc at org.au for detailed information on how to remove them. If you have a photo of bats or any native plants or animals in your own backyard enter the Show off your buddies photo competition. Simply visit www. backyardbuddies.net.au and click on the Show off your buddies link and register to upload your photos. The monthly winner receives a prize. 20 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=articles>

21 Shearwater Recovery Group... Working towards a Sustainable Future Inspiring creativity in our community On March 18, 2010 the Shearwater School was placed in voluntary administration by the Board. In response to recent changes in the school s income and an accumulated debt load, the new Board, as the only viable route forward, sought assistance from an accredited Administrator PPB (PBB.com.au) to restructure the Shearwater finances and to generate a path that will provide an accountable and sustainable future. This step was taken to ensure the future for students, teachers, parents and the community as a whole. The Shearwater Recovery Group acknowledges that this is painful and difficult for all involved. SHEARWATER students contribute to society with a sense of hope, joy and enthusiasm. Budget projections for the period after the administration phase produced by external specialist demonstrate that Shearwater can, with an achievable one off cash injection, be financially viable. The key funding bodies, including Federal and State Government, support Shearwater s strategy and have endorsed the plans and have committed to playing their part in funding the activities. Restructuring the debt load and building infrastructure and corporate governance into the new model will offer both sustainability and accountability for the future. A priority is to keep the teachers empowered to dedicate their energy and guidance to the 650 children at the school. The school is doing everything it can to deliver on this promise to all of the parents and every endeavour will be used to justify the trust our suppliers have placed in the school. The Recovery Group acknowledges and regrets that the school must share its burden with all that hold it dear. Please bear in mind all that Shearwater has given to the community over the last 17 years. The Recovery Group are overwhelmed and humbled by the heartwarming and generous support they have been offered in the last couple of weeks. We will strive to re-establish our school as an integral participant in the life and wellbeing of this region by providing a place of integrity, education and creativity in our community. Your ongoing support for our endeavors is crucial. Please visit the website to view the many ways you can help and find out more information as to the current status of the recovery. The Recovery Group deeply regret that traders and parent lenders may not be paid in full. Everyone is working to achieve a viable trading position for the school that can best serve the interests of all parties involved. The Recovery Group can be contacted via at or visit the Q and A section of the website may answer your queries. WISHES SHEARWATER EVERY SUCCESS FOR THE FUTURE. PROUDLY LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED 62 STUART STREET, MULLUMBIMBY lotions & potions Support the Shearwater recovery plan. 75 Stuart St Mullumbimby Shearwater has over 650 students on campus from Pre-School to Year 12 Marquees, lighting & party hire Enviro-friendly plates & cutlery (sugar cane, palm leaf & timber) Closed public holidays only Walk in mobile coolroom Go for it Shearwater, you can make it. 73 Station Street Mullumbimby or phone Wishing Shearwater every success in the future Stuart St Mullumbimby (near Mitre 10) We have always supported the Shearwater School and will continue to do so. 79 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=shearwater Recovery>

22 THE VERY LAST ALP HABET F EATURE U NEED IT DONE? No Worries And Much Much More... IF YOU NEED IT DONE GIVE US A CALL ON 1300 ILL DO IT WE CAN DO IT ALL Unique Asian Byron Bay and Bangalow Unique to the Byron Shire is RED GINGER an iconic mix of Asian Groceries and Cookbooks, Fine Teas and Teapots, Exotic and Unusual Gifts, Chinese Furniture and Delicious Yum Cha Dumplings ready to eat or frozen to cook at home. Over the last seven years RED GINGER has grown into a much loved part of the local scene. In a town without McDonald s, dumpling and steamed buns are a great favourite with the local children after school. Byron Bay opposite the cinema Bangalow behind Aurora Veranese, Dr Jon Dr Jon Veranese has created the Byron Dental Centre, where he takes a holistic approach to dental health and wellbeing. Did you also know that he is also a metaphysician? He has developed the Whole Health Program to assist you on an individual basis to come into your best health and wellbeing ever! His knowledge of nutrition and blood chemistries as well as kinesiopathy and kinesiology will help to get to the cause of the problem, not just address the symptoms and his shamanic training will bring you into balance, body, mind and spirit. Byron Dental Centre You can also see him at Alchemia on Saturday mornings, where he will be giving 15 minute numerology readings ($15). Check out under practitioners or call for an appointment. Where is ALCHEMIA? Finally, somewhere to eat in Byron that is delicious, nutritious and great value. We are now open and ready to turn you on to delicious Live Food and Superfood Liquid Nutrition. But where are we? We are on Jonson Street, number 130, shop 2 in the same complex as Wholly Smoked Butcher and Jobfind, next door to the RSL. We make organic juices and smoothies with fantastic superfoods to add and enhance your drink, taking it from great, to truly awesome nutrition. Everyday we have our popular buckwheat wraps, filled with salad, pesto, macadamia nut cheese, Supersalad served with flaxcrackers and many delicious sides such as sauerkraut, cashew nut pesto, olives, seeds and sprouts and tahini dressing. Each day we have a special, these have included Moroccan Balls with Parsnip Mash, Coconut Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Spinach and Shroom Quiche, Raw Stirfry Mixed Vegetable or Zucchini Pasta with Trio of Sauces. If sweet is what you need, have our Chocolate Avocado Tart, Banana Cream Pie or Raw Vegan Icecream that has to be tasted to be believed. Coming soon our dinner boxes, which will be available from daily go onto our website and join our newsletter to be informed about classes, events, new products in the shop and when our dinner boxes will be starting. Visual Art as a Spiritual Creative Arts Therapy Practice workshops with Rohini Join Rohini, a qualified and experienced Creative Arts Therapist offering Visual Art as a Spiritual Practice, a workshop designed to engage you in re-discovering the dynamic, loving, compassionate and joyous Universal Child that you are. During this 6 week workshop you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a personal, creative journey to gather insights into spiritual purposes. By engaging in the creative processes, awareness of how each of our life experiences have ultimately led us to garner the necessary strength and skills to manifest our personal visions becomes apparent. Course at Zakay Glass Creations, Byron Bay. 6-8pm Apr 20 to May 6 Course at Ballina Community Services Centre, Ballina pm Apr 21 to May 26 Bookings essential ph or Xcellent colour & Cut Call Emma Grant on for an appointment or FREE consultation. Emma has over 20 years experience in this industry, working as a director and an award winner at a top London salon. After working for three years in local salons in the Byron area, Emma is now working independently. For weddings, special functions or that personal one on one make an appointment now. Highly skilled and qualified! HAIRDRESSER 22 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=alpha S>

23 Volume 24# Echo Publications Pty Ltd P : F : Editor : Mandy Nolan APRIL win TIX GINA YASHERE GIVEAWAYS All you pommie Lenny Henry fans will be in seventh heaven when you get a shot at seeing Gina Yashere at the Byron Services Club on Monday April 19. Usually packing 2000 seaters, this is your chance to see her in a room of 200, up close and personal. We have a double pass to giveaway. with subject header Funny Girl. DOUBLE PASS TO HAMLET We have a double pass to see one of the screenings of Hamlet on Saturday at 11.30am, Sunday at 1pm, and Thursday 22nd at 11.30am at Dendy Byron Bay. au and give me your session preference. Use the subject header to be or not to be. VINCE JONES We have a double pass each night to see Vince Jones at the Byron Community Centre on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 April. Vince will be recording for an up and coming album, with The Amazing Mr In VINCEable. Renee Searles was one of my greatest disappointments. She did my comedy course about six or seven years ago and she was astoundingly funny. As a teacher, you rarely come across such natural boundless talent, original, endearing, self deprecatory and very very human. Renee s comedy was delicate and tender and at times it felt like I was watching the human embodiment of a Leunig cartoon. But that was not to be Ms Searles calling. Being a creative and passionate spirit Renee found her way to the ukulele and in a few short years she s not only mastered the tiny instrument, she s crafted a body of work and released an album Lace Wings. Renee s music is original, passionate, gypsy enthused tales of the heart. This is one renaissance woman. So did Renee know she could sing? She shyly admits, I have always wanted to sing. But I have had no musical training. Nothing. I had a guitar that I carried around for 20 years and learnt two chords So why the ukulele? The uke is just so accessible and not confronting, it s not an intimidating instrument. I had bought a uke in Perth when I was about 30 (about 15 years ago) because I met this woman who was busking we became friends, and she took me to a music shop and I carried it around for years, every house I moved to it was hanging on the wall! Music had lain dormant in Renee her entire life. It just took one little instrument to cause a creative eruption. It s like I had something sitting inside of me and I just had to wait until it was ready to come out. I didn t know that at the time and I d say I was deeply frustrated by it. It was when I started to do the comedy, that I understood I was a performer I went to Mook s beginner s Uke class and I started learning cover songs, and within three or four months Paddy from Bay FM said why don t you write a song? And I said, that s a good idea, and I went home that night and wrote a song and I haven t stopped! I have been writing for more than 25 years, mainly journals, but it was like I A L L Y O U R C O A S T A L E N T E R T A I N M E N T didn t realise I was a writer all these things were there, and I didn t realise that they were valuable I didn t know they were worth anything! Renee is a self confessed romantic. Writing music is like a doorway into that inner world where all the dreams are and you can navigate the unknown unfathomable things that you can t put into words. A song might start off about love and romance and then it ends up being about you about the mystery of life and how fabulous it is and for me everything comes from a very feminine place and it s defintiely about being a woman and my connection to other women. Renee is coy about her album and her songwriting. I want the songs to be mysteries like little lands that you visit and you write a song about something and before you know it it s not about that mundane thing anymore, it s not about the bloke you fancied who dumped you it s grander and more mysterious that s what art is you take something ordinary and you investigate and dive in there and discover whole other countries and planets Lace Wings was recorded with Oles Krolikowski at the studios of Christian Pyle. It was wonderful meeting Oles because I feel like he understands the way I work and he brings such beauty to the music we share a great sense of humour and I feel so blessed, he came along at the beginning he listens beautifully; he s not afraid of that space. Christian is also a fabulous producer. Renee launches Lace Wings at the Drill Hall on Friday and will be joined on stage by her musical co-conspirators, Oles, Christian, Stuart Beaumont and Cye Wood. Robbie and Oles will be doing a support and apparently the night includes a very special once in a life time surprise. To check out Renee s music go to myspace.com/reneesearles Tickets are $20 at the door or at Brunswick Health foods. Show starts at 7pm. GirL on a (Wing ( Wed 14 DJ Scoota Fri 16 The Last Sat 17 Brittle Sun 18 Jason Delphin & Duo Mon 19 Matt Buggy Tue 20 Harry Healy Thur 15 Paul Dempsey coming soon NUMBERS RADIO 23 APR VASCO ERA 24 APRIL BLUEJUICE 25 APRIL URTHBOY 29 APR BURLESQUE CARARET 30 APR LISA MITCHELL 4 MAY DAN SULTAN 14 MAY HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN <echowebsection=entertainment> <echowebsection=entertainment> The Byron Shire Echo April 13,

24 SAT 17TH APRIL Tweed River Art Gallery A Tweed Shire Council community facility David Kas: Landscape & Memory IX John Olsen Portrait of Brett Whiteley ON DISPLAY UNTIL 2 MAY The 58th Blake Prize Touring Exhibition Art and poetry exploring the religious and spiritual in art, presented by the Blake Society The Dawn Language:Emma Walker Works that attempt to capture the atmosphere between dreaming and wakefulness Mekong Drift: Karlee Rawkins and Marc Renshaw Works that document and reflect a journey following the Mekong River through Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Landscape and Memory: David Kas Drawings depicting mythical landscapes derived from experience and invention On display until 11 July Printer s Proofs: from the Fred Genis Collection A selection of Australian lithographs from the collection of Fred Genis Sat 8 May 6pm 2010 Gallery Concert Series #3: Volteggiando Piano Duo featuring Maggie Chen and Vicky Yang - $32 or Friends $27. Contact Alexsandra: FREE ADMISSION Open Wed-Sun 10am-5pm 2 Mistral Rd Murwillumbah NSW soap box Mandy Nolan I have decided to follow my true calling and modify my career path. As of this week I will no longer be Mandy Nolan comedian. I request that all and sundry address me as Mandy Nolan Life Coach. My 15 years of mothering has helped me hone some very effective coaching techniques, and I figure if I can get my unmotivated teenager on a bus to Lismore at 7.15am every morning then I have the power to make people do things they don t want to. Live Music Underground Sound Zulya and the Children of the Underground bring their unique Russian gypsy sound to the Starcourt Theatre in Lismore on Tuesday April 13 and Wednesday 14. This internationally acclaimed outfit create melancholy, beauty and drama while weaving through a combination of musical styles. Zulya s vocals float effortlessly above an adventurous musical I have four children to three different blokes, and frankly, I thought commitment was a band encouraging me to Ride Sally ride, so, I did. Now she s pregnant. I am overweight. I despise exercise. I make up excuses about why I can t go. Fit people bore me. I spend too much money on clothes. I don t open bills. I won t pay anything unless I get a disconnection notice. I loathe budgeting. I won t use self service petrol pumps. I hate gardening. I m a feminist but I still wait for a man to put my bin out. I sulk about doing the dishes. I feel that my life would be better if I owned expensive shoes. At 42 I have no savings, no super and I still live in a rented house. I once went seven years without lodging a tax return. I drive too fast. I back into things. I use parking tickets as toilet paper. I don t compost. I only eat hormone filled chicken because it s a cheap way to get breast augmentation. I think meditation is just another way of saying I have no ideas. When I have sex with my partner I fantasise that I m someone else. With these very impressive personal attributes, it dawned on me backdrop that features brass arrangements; Tom Waits inspired tunes and mallet percussion, plus newer sounds courtesy of percussion loops, manipulated piano tunes and hurdy-gurdy. The end result sees Zulya breaking new ground on an album that is nothing short of artistic triumph. 8pm. The Divine Ms Hunt Lisa Hunt brings her shining light to the Beach Hotel on Sunday afternoon. There is truly no more glorious experience then a Sunday beer with Ms Hunt. Lisa serves up soul exactly how its meant to be, rich, raw, passionate and punchy. Be there from 4pm. that I am exactly the right sort of person for life coaching. I m unqualified, opinionated and overbearing. I was born to think for other people. I ve read The Echo classies we ve got to move on from this peace loving tree hugging vegetarian path of love elitism we call personal development. I am advocating a whole new school of spiritual life coaching. I call it Realistic Coaching. It starts with some basic affirmations like NO YOU RE NOT GOOD ENOUGH. IN FACT YOU RE AN IDIOT And as you suspected, when it comes to receiving love I will be ringing them with the message, forget it, GIVE UP, YOU ARE NOT WORTHY. I ll be encouraging people not to follow their dreams. Just because you want to be an artist, doesn t mean it s a viable pursuit. Buy a paint brush, take up a hobby, but don t give up your day job. Someone has to work at the fruit shop, clean toilets, and make coffee. For every Leonardo da Vinci there s a million Homer Simpsons. Ironically, it s Homer who touches our hearts, I reckon Da Vinci would have been an overachieving wanker anyway, kind of like a smug 15th Century version of Richard Branson. Sara & Susanna at the Court House A common experience of the challenges of staying inspired and creative while raising families and managing individual careers has led to a very unique and exciting collaboration: Sara Tindley and Susanna Carman. The two are very different but find the experience of singing and sharing a stage deeply satisfying. The girls team up to present their show In the Round at the Court House in Mullumbimby on Friday. Broadfoot Double There are two chances to catch Broadfoot this weekend, Friday at the Dunoon Sports Club from Some of you will remember the bleary eyed cult members of Course of Miracles, I m thinking of running a similar program called The Curse of Disappointment. We celebrate the constant random erosion of faith through tiny daily disappointments and embrace the only reliable constant: our eternal ordinariness. Instead of learning to let go, we put on the tracksuit and let ourselves go. True liberation only comes once the spirit is broken, and I reckon, with some of my techniques, I could break your spirit in a few days. The Queen of unconditional love, Amma, the super loving hugging guru who was fed biscuits by a cow has just scooted through, and I am considering elevating my life coaching to a similar guru-like status. I m up for the whole guru racket. I will be an Aussie version of the Mother, so I ll be offering conditional love, a clip round the ear and a cold kiss on the cheek. My deep spiritual advice: get over yourself. You re a nobody. Like the rest of us. Now hand me that Mayan Calendar, I m counting down the apocalypse with advent chocolates. 8.30pm and Saturday at the Bangalow Hotel from 7.30pm. Broadfoot two guitars, one bass, one drum kit, harmonica, four voices and a universal sound. For more information one can visit Broadfoot s website which has just been delivered into cyberspace www. broadfoot.com.au. Feeling Stoked Blending elements of folk and blues within his rootsy style, Tim Stokes entertains, energises and engages his audience with up tempo loving vibes. Add into the mix, soulful, conscious original ballads and much loved covers. Tim plays Treehouse in Belongil this Thursday 6pm. FRIDAY THE YAC Drop in fun for high school kids movies, music, art, gaming, food and more 6 to 10pm YOUTH WEEK COMEDY AND TRIVIA PARTY Presented by BUDDI Friday April 16-5 to 10pm FASHION COURSE CERT 2 WITH TAFE Commencing Tuesday April 20 Call Mel for details or ABORIGINAL CULTURAL WORKSHOPS WITH JEREMY Tuesdays at 4pm starting on the April 13 SUFFOLK PARK EXPRESSION DAY Saturday April 17 at the Skate Park 2 to 6pm ROCK THE YAC Tiki Mash UP Saturday April 24 from 3 to 11pm young people matter Byron Youth Activity Centre (YAC) is managed by Byron Youth Service (BYS) 1 Gilmore Crescent Byron Bay Upstairs 4 Bay Lane Byron Behind the Beachy funky recycled fashion vintage and designer DRESS DIFFERENT appearing live SAT 24 & SUN 25 APRIL BYRON BAY COMMUNITY CENTRE Tickets: Out Now Thru Vitamin vincejones.com.au vitamin.net.au 24 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=entertainment>

25 Paul Dempsey Hotel Great Northern Thursday Dempsey. Dan Kelly & the Dream Band Paul Dempsey is currently lapping Australia on his national Burning Leaves tour. This will be Paul s one and only Australian headline tour for 2010 before relocating to New York City for the remainder of the year was a watershed year for Dempsey. With his first solo album Everything Is True Brittle at the Hotel Great Northern on Saturday Fred Lang The Big Gig Ballina RSL Thursday April 22 debuting at #5 on the ARIA chart and garnering rave reviews across the board, it confirmed him as one of this country s finest and most original songwriters and musicians. He takes this opportunity to hit the road with a new band and preview new songs of his latest long player due in early 2010, tentatively titled Dan Kelly s Dream (though this does change a lot). Thursday at the Hotel Great Northern. All Jazzed Up This Thursday the Lismore Jazz Club will present The Wizard & Oz at the Lismore Bowling Club. Andrew Farrell and David McMillan are described as enthralling, amusing and entertaining as well as providing great piano virtuosity and stunning vocals. Admission is $7 for members and $10 for non members. 7pm. Opera in the Centre When the Byron Community Centre rings with the rich sounds of Italian Opera on Saturday two singers will shine brightly among the stars of Opera Eagle s Nest Magic of Tuscany. Local singer, Camille Peters, who attends Xavier Catholic College in Ballina, has performed several times for Opera Eagle s Nest. Lyric Soprano Susan Grantham is an Opera Eagle s Nest success story, having developed into an engaging singer who has performed the roles of Frasquita (Carmen) and Kate Pinkerton (Madam Butterfly) for Opera Eagle s Nest productions. Tickets for Magic of Tuscany are now on sale from the Byron Community Centre box office on or www. byroncentre.com.au. Live Liquid Liquid goes LIVE every Friday night, starting this week with local funk-soul-blues artist Charlotte Marshall appearing with her sizzling groove band. Drawn from the musical traditions of New Orleans funk, Mississippi blues and 60s jazz, soul and R&B classics, Marshall s blistering originals and re-funked covers are an assortment of sounds which move through genres with the fusion of retro and cutting edge. The Beat goes on with A Cappella Beat Lehmann is one of Australia s leading World Music choir conductors. Beat has been leading the Woodford Folk Festival choir for the last two years and will take you on an uplifting musical journey around the globe. Beginners are welcome and no music reading skills are required. The costs are $120 for the weekend and $65 for one day.9am - 3pm Saturday and 11.30am - 5pm Sunday. Join the McHugh Delivering folk infused ballads and uptempo Irish beats, Mick McHugh plays three gigs this weekend, a solo, duo and band gig. The hard-working independent Irish songwriter was recently a semi-finalist in the 2009 International Songwriters Contest, and in the same week scored four nominations in the 2009 Music Oz Awards, a national songwriting competition for unsigned artists in Oz. Mick and band play at Rails Thursday, 6.30pm, solo at Newrybar on Friday at 7pm and duo with fiddle/mandolin player Maria Stratton on Saturday night at the Lennox Bowlo, 7pm. culture Lang Parks it at Big Gig Fred Lang s comedy is and always will be pertinent, insightful, clever and funny. Story teller, comedian, raconteur, this ex butcher turned funny man is one hysterical bloke. Fred Lang is joined by Ellen Briggs the quiet relaxed Mullumbimby mother of twins who is as at home on a rideon mower as she is a 1000 seater stage. And of course, there s the big girl herself, Mandy Nolan, the resident MC at The Big Gig at the Ballina RSL on Thursday 22 April at 8pm. Get there early because it s FREE! Sex: the Ultimate Draw Dr Sketchys Burlesque Life- Drawing is on again at the Byron Bay Buddha Bar on Tuesday April 20! Bring your pencils and find inspiration sketching, high glamour and smokin seduction as two of Brisbanes most spectacular Burlesque stars take to the catwalk. This week s model is Lola The Vamp hot on her kitten heels from her Australian tour with the Burlesque Ball. Entry is $15 at the door. And it s over 18. Doors open 6pm. Getting it Write for Screen Screenworks announces the launch of The Screen Writers Group which will provide networking and professional development opportunities for both emerging and professional screen writers in the Northern Rivers region. Writing doesn t have to be a solitary pursuit, so Screenworks is setting out to promote a community of screen writers. The first meeting will be Thursday April 22 at 6.30pm, at the A&I Hall with special guest speaker script editor Paul Davies. Lisa at screenworks.com.au and register your interest. For more info check out com.au The Art of Dancing Visual Rhythm is an extravaganza of Art and Dance, and will be held this Thursday at the Byron Bowlo. Local artistic sisters Jane and Yvonne Fenech will be exhibiting their latest collection of paintings inspired by their entanglement with Latin dance forms cadence, rhythm and spunk on canvass. Entry is free. Lucky Dip Get yourself all flashed up for the surprising trip to the unknown and the unexpected that is Lucky Dip at the Byron Entertainment Centre. This Friday expect smoky musical performances from Avikal and Vasudha and members of the Cabaret cast as they get the entire shire ready for a season of sass! There is a great licensed bar and a cafe serving meals and nibbles open from 6.30pm. 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26 Tuesday pm LEIGH JAMES DUO Wednesday pm DJ LONGTIME Thursday pm METHOD Friday pm THE VAUDEVILLE SMASH Saturday pm DIRTY LAUNDRY Sunday pm LISA HUNT 8.00pm DJ GOODIE & J-ROC Monday pm ANDY BURKE Tuesday pm SARAH & SAM DUO Wednesday pm DJ JEZ Coming up... THE FEREMONES ADRIAN KEYS BONJAH BAY STREET BYRON BAY WEDNESDAY 14 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM DJ LONGTIME THE RAILS, BYRON 6.30PM IMOGEN DEAN HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON DJ SCOOTER BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 7PM DJ SCOTTY WOLFE O SUSHI, BYRON 5.30PM MICKS SASHIMI BAND LA LA LAND, BYRON BUZZ LIQUID, BYRON 10PM ADAM J TAYLOR & GUESTS COCOMANGAS, BYRON WICKED WEDNESDAY CHEEKY MONKEYS, BYRON BEACH PARTY LENNOX HOTEL 8.30PM PERUVIAN BATTLESHIP DJS STAR COURT THEATRE, LISMORE NORPA PRESENTS ZULYA & THE CHILDREN OF THE UNDERGROUND THURSDAY 15 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM METHOD THE RAILS, BYRON 6.30PM MICK MCHUGH BAND HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON PAUL DEMPSEY BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 8.30PM MM9 WITH ELECTRIC HORSE BYRON BOWLING CLUB 4.30PM VISUAL RHYTHM, ART & DANCE TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 6PM TIM STOKES PETIT SNAIL, BYRON 7PM MICK S SASHIMI BAND LA LA LAND, BYRON DANIEL WEBBER LIQUID, BYRON 10PM J-ROC & GUESTS COCOMANGAS, BYRON THIRSTY THURSDAY CHEEKY MONKEYS, BYRON HOT WET T SHIRT SHOW HOTEL BRUNSWICK 7PM ROO MULLUMBIMBY RSL 7PM MULLUMBERRY JAM LENNOX HOTEL 9PM JAM NIGHT LISMORE BOWLING CLUB 7PM THE WIZARD & OZ FRIDAY 16 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9.30PM THE VAUDEVILLE SMASH THE RAILS, BYRON 7PM BETTY BLISSETT HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON, THE LAST BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 7PM BEATRONICA BYRON ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE 7.30PM LUCKY DIP VARIETY SHOW BYRON YAC COMEDY 5PM TEEN & TRIVIA PARTY W JOEL SALOM BYRON BAY GOLF CLUB 7PM MATT HANLEY SOULFUL ROOTS MUSIC LA LA LAND, BYRON TOMMY TRASH, RYAN RUSHTON & DANIEL WEBBER LIQUID, BYRON 9PM LIQUID LIVE FRIDAYS W CHARLOTTE MARSHALL & BAND COCOMANGAS, BYRON MAIN ROOM: DJ QC LOUNGE BAR DJ KRISTIN HOTEL BRUNSWICK 7.30PM SLIM & DR BAZ EWINGSDALE HALL 6PM DJ SHUFFLE S DANCE PARTY MULLUMBIMBY DRILL HALL 7PM RENEE SEARLES CD LAUNCH COURT HOUSE HOTEL, MULLUM 7PM SUSANNA CARMAN & SARA TINDLEY DRILL HALL, MULLUMBIMBY 7PM RENEE SEARLES CD LAUNCH LACE WINGS BANG THAI BANGALOW 7PM URBAN JAZZ KAREN HANNA & STEVE RUSSELL BANGALOW HOTEL GROOVE BATTALION ELTHAM HOTEL 7PM GLEN MASSEY HARVEST CAFE, NEWRYBAR 7PM MICK MCHUGH DUNOON SPORTS CLUB 8.30PM BROADFOOT SATURDAY 17 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9.30PM DIRTY LAUNDRY THE RAILS, BYRON 6.30PM JUNGAL HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BRITTLE BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 7.30PM LOONALOOP BYRON COMMUNITY CENTRE 7.30PM OPERA EAGLE S NEST MAGIC OF TUSCANY LA LA LAND, BYRON RYAN RUSHTON & EASY P LIQUID, BYRON 9PM H2O W ADAM J TAYLOR, DEEGS, DEE DEE, DAVE C CHEEKY MONKEYS, BYRON LADIES NIGHT COCOMANGAS, BYRON MAIN ROOM DJ QC LOUNGE BAR DJ CARL WALKER HOTEL BRUNSWICK 7.30PM GREEN MACHINE BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM BROADFOOT BANGALOW CATHOLIC HALL 9AM WORLD MUSIC ACAPPELLA SINGING WORKSHOP LULU S CAFE, MULLUMBIMBY 11AM GUY KACHEL & JAMES COX MULLUMBIMBY DRILL HALL MULLUM FLICKS WELCOME BALLINA SKATE & LEISURE CTR 6 10PM LACED UP JAZZ-BAH BALLINA HOTEL 6PM JOHN HOFFMAN PRESENTS LENNOX HEAD BOWLO 7.30PM MICK MCHUGH DUO NIMBIN BUSH THEATRE 5.30PM END THE URANIUM CIRCUS W MAMA LALA, STIPSKY, BODHI CREW AND MANIFEST UNIBAR, LISMORE 7.30PM OX, STONE MOUNTAIN, TANAMERA, HEAVY ROCK MADNESS SUNDAY 18 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 4.30PM LISA HUNT 9PM DJS GOODIE & J-ROC THE RAILS, BYRON 6PM THE HILLBILLY BLUES HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON JASON DELPHIN & DUO BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 6.30PM BIG BAND AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE CHAMELEON GLOBAL CAFE, BYRON (OPP CINEMA) 6PM TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC LA LA LAND, BYRON CAPTAIN KAINE & DISCO HOOKERS GIG GUIDE DEADLINE 12pm friday p f HOTEL BRUNSWICK 3PM MASON RACK 7PM MUSGROVE HILL SOUND SHELL, BRUNSWICK HEADS 1PM - 6PM BYRON YOUTH COUNCIL PRESENT LIVE IT UP TURN IT UP BANGALOW CATHOLIC HALL 11.30AM WORLD MUSIC A CAPPELLA SINGING WORKSHOP BANGALOW YOGALATES STUDIO 3-5PM DANGEROUSLY POETIC MULLUMBIMBY DRILL HALL MULLUM FLICKS WELCOME NIMBIN HOTEL 8PM MAMA LALA ELTHAM HOTEL 2PM LEIGH JAMES MONDAY 19 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM ANDY BURKE THE RAILS, BYRON 6.30PM NEIL ANDERSON HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON MATT BUGGY BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 6PM LIVE MUSIC BYRON SERVICES CLUB, PANDANUS LOUNGE 8PM GINA YASHERE, JOEL SALOM, MANDY NOLAN CHEEKY MONKEYS, BYRON MEXICAN MADNESS COCOMANGAS, BYRON BACKPACKER PARTY PRIZE GIVEAWAYS TUESDAY 20 BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM SARAH & SAM DUO THE RAILS, BYRON 6.30PM CODY BUTLER HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON HARRY HEALY BYRON BAY BREWERY BUDDHA BAR 6PM DR SKETCHYS BURLESQUE LIFE-DRAWING COCOMANGAS, BYRON TIGHTARSE TUESDAY CHEEKY MONKEYS, BYRON COYOTE UGLY BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM BRACKETS JAM NIGHT LISMORE CITY BOWLING CLUB 8PM THE SANDY EVANS TRIO HOTEL BRUNSWICK MONDAY/TUESDAY FREE POOL WEDNESDAY 14 7:00pm MOVIE NIGHT CHARLOTTES WEB (RATED G) THURSDAY 15 6:00pm MEAT RAFFLES 6:30pm POOL COMP 7:00pm ROO FRIDAY 16 7:30pm SLIM & DR BAZ SATURDAY 17 7:30pm GREEN MACHINE SUNDAY 18 3:00pm MASON RACK 7:00pm MUSGROVE HILL Mullumbimbi St Brunswick Heads April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=gigguide>

27 CinemaReviews Date Night Do you remember the episode of Seinfeld in which Jerry and George arrive at an airport and, for a lark, take the chauffeur-driven limo that is awaiting a passenger by the name of O Brien? That idea is shamelessly plagiarised (or appropriated ) to kick start this occasionally amusing but mostly ham-fisted, productionline dross. In the TV show (has Go! broken the world record for repeating it to the point where even rusted-on fans have had enough?), Jerry and George get mixed up with a bunch of Ayrian supremacists as a result of their misadventure. Here we have Claire and Phil Foster, a New Jersey Mom and Dad, out on the town attempting to inject some zing into a marriage that is in the doldrums (and yes, we get the mandatory joke about how many times a week they do it ). At an exclusive Manhattan eatery, they put their hands up and pretend to be the Tripplehorns, thus pinching a table reserved for some shady characters and inadvertently falling foul of the Mob and a pair of homicidal but bungling NYPD cops who are in the pocket of the corrupt DA. The story, if not original, still has loads of potential, but the hare-brained plotting, which sees Phil and Claire jumping from the frying pan into the fire at every turn, kills that potential stone dead. It is what used to be called madcap humour, meaning that it is also ridiculously implausible, and how low it might have sunk without the effortless comic talents of Tina Fey and Steve Carell is anybody s guess. Admittedly, there are some beaut set pieces the spoof of two A-listers bullying the restaurant receptionist (Fey Date Night Welcome in trans-continental lorries that are about to enter the UK via the Channel tunnel. To be re-united with his girlfriend Mina (Derya Ayverdi), already with her family in London, Bilal, having trekked fourthousand miles to get this far, strikes upon the idea of swimming the last leg of his epic journey the white cliffs of Dover are tantalizingly in view. At the local pool he meets Simon (Vincent Lindon), a former champion who is now a swimming instructor. Coping poorly with rejection himself after splitting with his wife Marion (Audrey Dana), Simon takes Bilal under his wing and, during his tutelage of the young man, the two form a bond of wary friendship. For the intimacy that grows between them, Simon is liable to be charged with the offence of giving comfort to an illegal the film has helped bring about amendments to that Draconian law but he understands the ways of the heart and that Bilal must be with Mina. Simon s is the character that will evolve most and craggy-faced, smokyvoiced Lindon is terrific in the part. Firat Ayverdi looks perfect as the single-minded Bilal and his performance is touching for its ingenuousness, whilst his sister Derya is captivating as Mina. The closing shot of a foreigner, Cristiano Ronaldo, scoring for Manchester United, the club of Bilal s aspirations, is, like the movie s title, heavily loaded in its symbolism but affecting nonetheless for its exposure of the cruel double standards by which an outsider s worth is assessed. With classy, uncomplicated cinematography and a piano score that only occasionally slips from tenderness to moroseness, this is one you shouldn t miss. Check it out at Mullum Flicks. ~ John Campbell is a brilliant mimic), and Phil and Claire s pole dancing are classic, but did we really need a screaming, screeching, excruciating car chase? A more appealing alternative for director Shawn Levy (who should have played to his strengths and concentrated on A Night At The Museum 3) would have been to turn the project into a gore fest and have the bad guys hack up the Fosters revolting children. The credits roll with a collection of out-takes, all featuring Steve and Tina putting the crew in stitches you never see supporting actors bloopers, perhaps because they are not so ebulliently received by the sycophants on set. 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28 Interview gina yashere MUSICA VIVA LISMORE FRIDAY 23 APRIL 7:30pm Byron Community Centre TICKETS: Adult $30, Concession $25, Student $15 FROM: Lismore Music, Magellan St, Lismore ph: ; La Boutique, River St, Ballina; Duck Creek Emporium, Alstonville Plaza; Byron Community Centre & at the door Gina Yashere, the Nigerian born, UK raised US comedic sensation hits Aussie soil next week, with one very special show (her only regional on her entire tour) at the Byron Services Club. Seven caught up with Gina for a quick chat. How does your comedy reflect your inner journey? How much of what is really going on Piano Hear the Byron Steinway grand piano in all its glory as this internationally acclaimed pianist plays a selection from Mozart, Chopin & Schumann. for you is processed into material? Pretty much everything that happens to me that I think I can make funny goes in the show. I mean, who makes up jokes about gettin malaria and havin colonic irrigations? How do you maintain your passion for performance what s your secret to keeping it fresh? Lot s of travel, so I don t get bored, and I recommend moving to another country and starting again from the bottom, to get your mojo back! (I did that moving to the US.) As a comic myself I was always surprised by how men get mobbed by women after gigs but all the female comedians tend to go home alone do you think being a comedian and being a woman is intimidating for one s male suitors? Hell yes! Men think you ll talk about them in your act, if they re bad, and they re right! Are funny women sexy? I don t think I m sexy, that s why I opted to be funny, but you can be both. I just ain t. Have you always had a lot to say? What kind of kid were you? I was mouthy, naughty, loud, a show off perfect lab-made comedian. How much of that kid that was you takes the stage every night? A hundred per cent of it. Still a big showoff Are you a goal setter or a just go with the flow kind of girl? When I started doing comedy, I just went with the flow, and just enjoyed it for what it was. Then I discovered how much money you could make, and my competitive streak kicked in, and I started setting career goals, but we re in showbiz. It s not like after a certain number of years, you ll get that promotion. We re not accountants. It s down to tenacity, luck, hard work, luck, hard work and more luck! I m just back enjoying myself again, and more seems to be happening now I ve just relaxed. What are the challenges that you have to face on a daily basis? People thinking all black comics talk about is sex ( I don t), race (just a little), and as a woman all I talk about is boyfriends (oh, please ) and my periods (oh for God s sake). As a comedian do you still see areas in your work that you want to conquer, or change or refine? I m always wanting to change and refine and improve, if you don t, then you are no longer growing. What s your perfect audience? Big small, old young, black white, women, men? One that laughs long and loud! Complete this sentence in the next ten years Gina Yashere will be Rich, very rich! Gina Yashere appears with Joel Salom at the Byron Services Club Pandanus Lounge on Monday with me, Mandy Nolan as MC at 8pm. Tix are $20/25 and can be bought directly at the club or booked on Tix at the door if any left. BEATS NBOPS JACKIE ONASSID Loonaloop BUDDHA BAR SATURDAY Loonaloop will be performing their brand new tracks from their Skipping Stones album released last year. Sara Beatty on violin, Alex Muniz on percussion and Mikey Tossetto on didgeridoo join Andy Byrnes and Shiney Lefai: When we were touring in Amsterdam, our bass player fell in love, got married and stayed there. We are exchanging him for a percussionist this tour, which means the bass will be part of the programming and we have that extra tribal magic groove that percussion adds. Q: What would you say is your signature sound? A: Tribal/gypsy electronic? There s one attempt if anyone else would like to have a go at quoting what Loonaloop s signature sound is, the winning tag gets a copy of our new CD. Q: How do you guys come up with new tracks, any funny habits in the studio? A: As a drummer and percussionist Andy comes from a rhythmic technical programming angle and writes a lot around beats and feels that he likes. As for me I am an undisciplined brat that just does what ever she feels like, follows it and sees where it ends up I call it cosmic fishing. We usually start tracks separately and then collaborate; our ideas seem to complement each other. We are very honest and sometimes fight over directions and ideas plenty of creative sparks! We are looking for people to do remixes of our tracks, if anyone is inspired? Q: How is the digital age going for you? A: Our music is available on itunes and through our website It has been a brilliant advantage to us. We haven t utilised the marketing side of selling online to its real potential yet. We have found people in some countries selling our albums for download without permission. Live shows are still our best platform for CD sales. Another positive side of the digi age for us is, being an international act, promoting ourselves within the community, or in other cities or countries has become the same deal, you just go on line and find the networks, promoters, radio stations, street mags etc and send off your material. The digital age works in many ways for us. Loonaloop plays an early show in the beer garden at the Buddha Bar this Saturday starting 8pm and it s free! Stop Press Stop Press DANCEHALL DANCE PARTY EWINGSDALE HALL Misha Laurent s farewell this Friday sees the French man Moving On. Misha Laurant aka DJ Shuffle aka Barkin Soul and the Mighty Pragmatics, has contributed plenty of funk to Byron s electronic music community. Parties such as Deep Funk in the Forest, his radio show Funkyard on Bay FM and his Mighty Highness record label, are all testament of his dedication to all things tasty and funky. Dance hall and reggae with DJ Ben Osbourne, rare Boogie 12 inches from DJ Ari and the Phunk Phanatik s disco. Doors 6pm, $10 gets you in bring your own NORPA presents a Kultour Touring Event: ZULYA AND THE CHILDREN OF THE UNDERGROUND APRIL Felix Hayman, ABC Classic FM Zulya and the Children of the Underground Tue 13 & Wed 14 Apr, 8pm, Star Court Theatre, Lismore mins, including interval Tickets: A$30, C$24, U/18$ April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo

29 Television Guide 1. There are advantages to be had in falling through a skylight into a woman s bedroom, as the male lead discovers in the comic fantasy Don t Look Down (SBS1, Friday, 11.15pm), which cuts through temporal and spatial dimensions like a hot knife through butter. 2. Nineties hotties Elisabeth Shue and Val Kilmer steam it up in The Saint (TEN, Saturday, 8.30pm), Leslie Charteris s fictional hero who was bedding all and sundry long before James Bond. See 3. You didn t believe the Time Lord would die, did you? The latest incarnation of Dr Who is back on ABC1 this Sunday at 7.30pm. WEDNESDAY 14 THURSDAY 15 ABC Shortland Street 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The Einstein Factor 6.00 Kids Programs Midday Report National Press Club Address 1.30 Talking Heads 2.00 The Bill (PG) 3.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Cheese Slices 6.30 Poh s Kitchen 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 The New Inventors 8.30 Spicks And Specks 9.00 Hungry Beast 9.30 Beautiful People (M) At The Movies Lateline Lateline Business Vincent (M) Midsomer Murders (M) 2.20 Big Ideas 3.25 National Press Club Address ABC Talking Heads: Joan Kirner 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids Programs 6.00 How Do They Do It? 6.30 Dirty Jobs 7.10 The Daily Show 7.35 The Colbert Report 8.00 Grumpy Old Women (PG) 8.30 Blood, Sweat And T-Shirts 9.30 Iconoclasts Alicia Keys, Ruby Dee Rogue Nation (PG) Sleep Clinic Born Again Buddhists The Re-Inventors 1.35 Coach Trip 2.00 Close ABC Shortland Street 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The Einstein Factor 6.00 Kids Programs Planet Science Midday Report Jeeves And Wooster 1.30 Collectors 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Grand Designs Revisited 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Catalyst 8.30 Secrets Of Shangri-La Sacred caves 9.30 Travels With A Tangerine Wanderlust Lateline Lateline Business Spectacle Rosanne Cash, Norah Jones, Kris Kristofferson, John Mellencamp Movie: The Hitch-Hiker (PG B&W 1953) Edmond O Brien, Frank Lovejoy 1.35 Movie: Criminal Lawyer (G B&W 1937) Lee Tracy, Margot Grahame 2.45 Movie: Mystery In Mexico (PG B&W 1948) William Lundigan, Jacqueline White, Ricardo Cortez 3.55 Can We Help? ABC Talking Heads: Reg Mombassa 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Poh s Kitchen 6.30 Dirty Jobs 7.10 The Daily Show 7.35 The Colbert Report 8.00 Spicks And Specks (PG) 8.30 Hungry Beast 9.00 Beautiful People (M) 9.30 Gavin And Stacey (M) Creature Comforts The Worst Week Of My Life (M) Father Ted The Peter Serafinowicz Show (M) Ideal (MA) A Little Later: Portishead Kitchen Job 1.30 Coach Trip 2.00 Close SBS Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Eurovision Song Contest Junior Sushi Japan 3.30 Journos 4.00 A Fork In Asia Nepal 4.30 The Journal 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village Nomads of Ladakh with Pashmina goats in the Himalayas 6.30 World News Australia 7.35 Inspector Rex (PG) 8.30 Carla Cametti PD (M) Australian drama 9.30 World News The Killing (M) Movie: Those Happy Days (M 2006) French comedy about life in a French summer camp for 7 to 13-year-olds where the counsellors need more supervision than the kids. Stars Jean- Paul Rouve, Marilou Berry, Omar Sy How Much Is Your Dead Body Worth? (M) 1.50 Weatherwatch SBS am to 6.00pm World News and Weatherwatch 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Insight 8.35 Two Of Us (PG) 9.00 Movie: A Touch Of Spice (M 2003) Greek drama. Stars Georges Corraface, Savvas Iakovidis Movie: Our Father (PG 2002) Chadian drama. Stars Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa, Hamza Moctar Aguid Weatherwatch SBS Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Food Lovers Guide To Australia 1.30 Cyber Guerillas 2.30 Dateline 3.30 Australian Biography Donald Metcalf 4.00 Feast Bazaar 4.30 The Journal 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Italian Food Safari 8.00 Costa s Garden Odyssey 8.30 Heston s Feasts Christmas 9.30 World News Australia Movie: The Wedding Song (MA 2008) French drama about two young women in German-occupied Tunis. Stars Karin Albou, Lizzie Brochere, Olympe Borval Movie: Silmido (MAV 2004) South Korean action adventure. Stars Seol Kyong-gu, Ahn Sung-ki, Heo Jun-ho 2.10 Weatherwatch SBS am to 6.00pm World News and Weatherwatch 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 As It Happened The Gold Rush 8.30 Two Of Us (PG) 9.00 Movie: 13 (Tzameti) (M 2005) French thriller. Stars George Babiuani, Pascal Bongard, Aurélien Recoing Movie: The Devil s Backbone (MA 2001) Mexican thriller. Stars Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes Weatherwatch Byron Bay PRIME 6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show Seven Morning News Movie: The New Poseidon Adventure (PG 2005) Part 1. Passengers on a cruise ship try to survive when it capsizes. Stars Adam Baldwin, Steve Guttenberg, Bryan Brown, Alexa Hamilton 2.00 The One Australia s most gifted psychic 3.00 Last Chance Surgery 3.30 Kids Programs 4.00 It s Academic 4.30 Seven News 5.00 M*A*S*H 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Prime News 6.30 Seven News 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 Brace For Impact Hudson plane crash 8.30 The Pacific (M) Drama series Daredevils (PG) The Ice Man Lost (M) Infomercials 5.30 Seven News 7 TWO 6.00 Kids Time 9.00 Sons & Daughters 9.30 Home & Away Upstairs, Downstairs The Hairy Bikers Cookbook Harry s Practice Street Cafe Things You Didn t Know About 1.00 All My Children 2.00 Shortland Street 2.30 Coronation Street 3.00 Emmerdale 3.30 Kitchen Time 6.00 Alf 6.30 Full House 7.00 Samantha Who? 7.30 Make Me A Supermodel US Series 8.30 Lost (M) 9.30 Stargate Atlantis (M) Flashforward What Did You See? (M) Kings (M) What About Brian 1.10 Dirty Sexy Money (M) 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Auction Squad 5.00 Home Shopping PRIME 6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show Seven Morning News Movie: The New Poseidon Adventure (PG 2005) Part 2. Stars Adam Baldwin, Steve Guttenberg, Bryan Brown, Alexa Hamilton 2.00 The One Australia s most gifted psychic 3.00 Last Chance Surgery 3.30 Kids Programs 4.00 It s Academic 4.30 Seven News 5.00 M*A*S*H 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Prime News 6.30 Seven News 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 The Matty Johns Show 8.30 Cougar Town (M) 9.00 How I Met Your Mother 9.30 Flashforward (M) Family Guy (M) The Bounce 1.00 Infomercials 5.30 Seven News 7 TWO 6.00 Kids Time 9.00 Sons & Daughters 9.30 Home & Away Upstairs, Downstairs The Hairy Bikers Cookbook Harry s Practice Street Cafe Things You Didn t Know About 1.00 All My Children 2.00 Shortland Street 2.30 Coronation Street 3.00 Emmerdale 3.30 Kitchen Time 6.00 Alf 6.30 Full House 7.00 Samantha Who? 7.30 Barry Humphries Flashbacks (PG) 8.30 Prime Suspect (M) Eli Stone (M) NWA On Fire Leyland Brothers World 1.30 AFL Flashback Classic 3.45 Auction Squad 4.40 Hot Property 5.00 Home Shopping Brisbane Express Bus $30 ONE WAY BRISBANE CITY $40 BRISBANE AIRPORT Brisbane2Byron Bookings: Ten Early News 7.00 Kids Programs 9.00 Ten News The Circle Dr Phil (PG) 1.00 Oprah Winfrey Show (PG) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Huey s Kitchen 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours (G) 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 The Biggest Loser (PG) 8.00 So You Think You Can Dance 9.30 Burn Notice (M) Late News With Sports Tonight The Late Show With David Letterman The Shield (M) 1.00 Infomercials 4.00 Religion ONE HD 6.00 Major League Baseball 9.00 Golf Central 9.30 Real NBA NBA Basketball LIVE 3.15 Omnisport 3.30 Beach Volleyball 4.00 US Masters Golf 8.30 The Pro Shop 9.30 Sports Tonight MVP NBA Basketball Twenty20 IPL Cricket LIVE 4.00 Omnisport 4.15 Major League Baseball 6.00 Ten Early News 7.00 Kids Programs 9.00 Ten News The Circle Dr Phil 1.00 Oprah Winfrey Show 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Huey s Kitchen 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours (PG) 7.00 The 7pm Project (PG) 7.30 The Biggest Loser (PG) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU (M) 9.30 Burn Notice (M) Late News With Sports Tonight The Late Show With David Letterman Buffy The Vampire Slayer (M) 1.00 Infomercials 4.00 Religion ONE HD 6.00 Major League Baseball 7.15 NBA Basketball 9.15 Championship Netball Game Of The Week Serie A Football Major League Baseball LIVE 3.00 Omnisport 4.00 Australian Rally Championship 4.30 WRC Shakedown 5.00 NASCAR Nationwide Series 6.00 NASCAR Sprint Cup 7.00 MVP 7.30 Thursday Night Live 9.30 Sports Tonight UFC TNA Xplosion Golf Central Twenty20 IPL Cricket LIVE from India 4.00 Omnisport 5.00 The Pro Shop 5.30 Today 9.00 Kerri-Anne Infomercials Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Magical Tales 4.00 The Shak 4.30 Afternoon News 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 Evening News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Hey Hey It s Saturday 8.25 Lotto 9.30 The Big Bang Theory Cold Case (M) The Alice 1.00 Infomercials 3.30 Good Morning America 5.00 Early Morning News GO! 6.00 Kids Programs Entertainment Tonight TMZ Married With Children Frasier Seinfeld 1.00 Movie: The Secret Garden (G 1993) Kate Maberly, Dame Maggie Smith, Haydon Prowse 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 The Nanny 4.00 Kids Programs 5.00 I Dream Of Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 The Flintstones 6.30 The Jetsons 7.00 Get Smart 7.30 Frasier 8.00 Seinfeld 8.30 Fringe (M) 9.30 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (M) Frasier Seinfeld TMZ 1.00 Fringe 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Married With Children 5.30 The Flintstones 5.30 Today 9.00 Kerri-Anne Infomercials Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Magical Tales 4.00 The Shak 4.30 Afternoon News 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 Evening News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Getaway 8.30 Sea Patrol (M) 9.30 The NRL Footy Show Nightline The AFL Footy Show 1.30 Entertainment Tonight 2.00 Infomercials 3.30 Good Morning America 5.00 Early Morning News GO! 6.00 Kids Programs 9.30 I Dream Of Jeannie Bewitched Entertainment Tonight TMZ Married With Children Frasier Seinfeld 1.00 Side Order Of Life 2.00 Charlie s Angels 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 The Nanny 4.00 Kids Programs 5.00 I Dream Of Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 The Flintstones 6.30 The Jetsons 7.00 Get Smart 7.30 Top Gear 8.40 The Big Bang Theory 9.30 ER (M) Gossip Girl (M) Frasier Seinfeld TMZ 1.00 ER (M) 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Married With Children 5.30 The Flintstones SEMINYAK IS BACK HER SHED Interiors now has the beautiful range of Seminyak Bedding. 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30 FRIDAY 16 SATURDAY 17 SUNDAY 18 ABC Shortland Street 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The Einstein Factor 6.00 Kids Programs Catalyst The New Inventors Midday Report Enough Rope With Andrew Denton 1.30 Monarch Of The Glen 2.30 Spicks And Specks 3.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Meerkat Manor 6.30 Can We Help? 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Stateline 8.00 Collectors 8.30 Waking The Dead (M) Ladies Of Letters (PG) Lateline Rock n Roll Nerd (M) The Tim Minchin story rage (M) ABC Talking Heads: Tom Keneally 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids Programs 6.00 The Urban Chef 6.30 Dirty Jobs 7.10 The Daily Show 7.35 The Colbert Report 8.00 Miranda (PG) 8.30 Being Erica (M) 9.15 Love Soup (PG) 9.45 Home Time (M) Spoons (M) Later With Jools Holland Songbook Albert Hammond Soundtrack To My Life Paul Carrack The Re-Inventors Islamic windmill 1.35 Coach Trip 2.00 Close ABC rage (PG) Poh s Kitchen Message Stick (G*) Waters of the Arrawarra Stateline Australian Story 1.00 Foreign Correspondent 1.30 Can We Help? 2.00 Perfect Disasters 3.00 Rugby Union Shute Shield LIVE Southern Districts v Manly 5.00 Australian Open Bowls Highlights 6.00 Nigella Feasts 6.30 Gardening Australia 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Doc Martin (PG) 8.30 The Bill (M) 9.15 Blue Murder (M) ABC News Update Midsomer Murders (M) rage (M) ABC Kids Programs 6.00 At The Movies 6.30 Wild At Heart 7.35 Hamish Macbeth 8.30 Movie: The Grass Is Greener (PG 1961) Cary Grant Movie: Little Lord Fauntleroy (G 1936) Delores Costello The Burning Season (PG) Touted as the follow-up to Al Gore s An Inconvenient Truth, offers a solution to an environmental problem, produced by Cathy Henkel 1.00 Eataholics 2.00 Close ABC rage 6.30 Kids Programs 9.00 Insiders Inside Business Offsiders Asia Pacific Focus Songs Of Praise Landline 1.00 Gardening Australia 1.30 Message Stick 2.00 Travel Oz 2.30 A Pig, A Chicken And A Bag Of Rice 3.30 Simon Schama s Power Of Art Picasso 4.30 The South Bank Show Lang Lang 5.30 Art Nation 6.00 At The Movies 6.30 Treks In A Wild World Rafting the Futaleufu, Chile 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Doctor Who 8.30 News Update 8.35 Tess Of The D Urbervilles (M) Compass Return of the Exorcists Working With Pinter (M) Harold Pinter Movie: Spider Baby (PG 1968) Lon Chaney 1.40 Movie: Rembrandt (PG B&W 1936) Charles Laughton 3.00 Talking Heads 3.30 First Tuesday Book Club ABC Kids Programs 6.00 Planet Food 6.30 Artscape: Ben Quilty And The Maggots 7.00 Art Nation 7.30 Simon Schama s Power Of Art: Rothko 8.30 Ode To A Requiem 9.30 Cold Feet (M) The Forsyte Saga (PG) A Journey Through American Music Heart Of Soul The Guitar Show Will Ray And Jerry Donahue, Tommy Emmanuel, Roy Rogers, Roger McGuinn WOMADelaide 2007 San Lazaro 1.10 The Making Of I Was Only 19 (M) 1.30 We Are Scientists At Radio 1 s Big Weekend (M) 2.05 Close SBS Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Food Lovers Guide To Australia 1.30 Insight 2.30 Dragons Of The Sea 3.30 Living Black 4.00 Classical Destinations Finlandia 4.30 The Journal 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village 6.30 World News 7.30 Trawlermen 8.00 Disable Bodied Sailors (M) 8.30 As It Happened Hitler s Bodyguard 9.30 World News Australia Indie Sex (MA) Movie: Don t Look Down (MA 2008) Spanish drama about mysticism, sexuality and spirituality. Stars Leandro Stivelman, Antonella Costa Movie: Lunacy (MA 2006) Czech fantasy. Stars Pavel Liska, Jan Triska 2.45 Weatherwatch SBS am to 6.00pm World News and Weatherwatch 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Lost Worlds King Solomon s Tablet of Stone 8.30 Two Of Us Andrew and Leona Walker 9.00 Movie: Lost In Beijing (MA 2007) Chinese drama. Stars Tony Leung Kai Fai, Fan Bingbing, Dong Dawei Movie: Fanfan La Tulipe (M 2003) French action adventure. Stars Penelope Cruz, Vincent Perez Weatherwatch SBS Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Opera: The Turn Of The Screw 3.00 Douglas Kennedy: My Life 4.00 Eating Art 4.30 Newshour 5.30 The Fabulous Story Of Poop (PG) 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Engineering Connections Hong Kong International Airport 8.30 Iron Chef 9.20 Rockwiz (PG) Movie: Cashback (M 2007) English comedy about a man suffering insomnia who kills time by working the late night shift at the local supermarket. Stars Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Shaun Evans SOS Swordsmen Of The Passes (M) Chinese drama series 2.35 Weatherwatch SBS am to 6.00pm World News and Weatherwatch 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Stockinger (PG) 8.30 Unit One (M) 9.35 Movie: One Missed Call (MAV 2003) Japanese horror about schoolgirls who discover their mobile phones are forecasting their deaths. Stars Ko Shibasaki, Shinichi Tsutsumi Movie: The Ring Finger (MA 2005) French/English/German drama. Stars Olga Kurylenko, Marc Barbe 1.20 Weatherwatch SBS Weatherwatch 7.00 World News A Fork In The Road Ireland UCI Track Cycling From Denmark Paris-Roubaix Cycling From France 1.00 Speedweek 2.30 World Superbike Championships From Spain 3.00 Football Asia 3.30 UEFA Champions League Magazine 4.00 FA Cup Semi Final Highlights 5.00 The World Game 6.00 Thalassa 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? 8.30 Dateline 9.30 First Australians Movie: Brides (MA 2004) Greek drama. Stars Damian Lewis, Victoria Charalambidou Movie: Walking On Water (MA 2001) Australian drama about euthanasia. Stars Vince Colosimo, Nathaniel Dean 2.30 Weatherwatch SBS am to 6.00pm World News and Weatherwatch 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 The World Game 8.30 Insiders Guide To Happiness (M) 9.30 Movie: Get Ready To Be Boyzvoiced (M 2000) Norwegian comedy. Stars Espen Eckbo, Kaare Daniel Steen Movie: The Flower Of Evil (M 2003) French black comedy. Stars Nathalie Baye, Benoît Magimel 1.00 Weatherwatch PRIME 6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show Seven Morning News Movie: The Importance Of Being Earnest (G 2002) In 1890s London two friends use the same pseudonym for their on-the-sly activities. Stars Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O Connor, Reese Witherspoon 2.00 The One Australia s most gifted psychic 3.00 Last Chance Surgery 4.00 It s Academic 4.30 Seven News 5.00 M*A*S*H 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Prime News 6.30 Seven News 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens 8.30 Lewis (M) Series return AFL Premiership Season West Coast v Essendon 1.30 Infomercials 7 TWO 6.00 Kids Time 9.00 Sons & Daughters 9.30 Home & Away Upstairs, Downstairs The Hairy Bikers Cookbook Harry s Practice Street Cafe Things You Didn t Know About 1.00 All My Children 2.00 Shortland Street 2.30 Coronation Street 3.00 Emmerdale 3.30 Kitchen Time 6.00 ALF 6.30 Full House 7.00 Samantha Who? 7.30 Ghost Whisperer 8.30 Escape To The Country Minute Makeover Last Comic Standing (M) Leyland Brothers World 1.05 Room For Improvement 1.30 AFL Flashback Classics PRIME 6.00 Saturday Club 7.00 Weekend Sunrise 9.00 Kids Programs King Of The Hill Big Bite 1.00 What s Up Down Under 1.30 V8 Supercars Hamilton, New Zealand 5.00 Discover Tasmania 5.30 Sydney Weekender 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Movie: Sweet Home Alabama (PG 2002) Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey 8.45 Movie: I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (M 2007) Brooklyn fire fighters pose as domestic partners. Stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel Movie: The Eagle Has Landed (M 1976) A German parachute unit commander is sent to England to kidnap Winston Churchill. Stars Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland 1.30 Infomercials 7 TWO 6.00 Friday Night Footy Encore West Coast v Essendon 8.30 Leyland Brothers World 9.30 Movie: Step Lively (G 1944) Frank Sinatra, Gloria De Haven Movie: Mask Of The Avenger (PG 1951) Anthony Quinn, John Derek 1.10 Movie: Cripple Creek (PG 1951) Karin Booth, George Montgomery 2.45 Home & Away Catch-Up 5.00 The Great Australian Doorstep 5.30 Better Homes And Gardens 6.30 Heartbeat 8.30 A Touch Of Frost (M) Minder Monster House Big Bite Leyland Brothers World 1.30 AFL PRIME 6.00 Religion 7.00 Weekend Sunrise AFL Game Day The Boneyard Aircraft graveyard in Tucson, Arizona V8 Supercars Hamilton, New Zealand 1.00 AFL Premiership Season Richmond v Melbourne 3.45 V8 Supercars Continues 5.30 Mercurio s Menu 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Sunday Night 7.30 Border Security (PG) 8.00 The Force (PG) 8.30 Bones (M) 9.30 Castle (M) Scrubs (PG) Royal Pains (M) Room For Improvement Infomercials 5.30 Seven News 7 TWO 6.00 AFL Flashback Classics 8.30 Kids Programs Movie: The Night They Raided Minsky s (PG 1968) Britt Ekland, Forrest Tucker 2.00 Movie: Hook, Line And Sinker (PG 1969) Jerry Lewis, Peter Lawford 4.00 Movie: Home Is Where The Hart Is (PG 1987) Leslie Nielsen, Eric Christmas 6.00 Alf 6.30 Movie: Hell In The Pacific (PG 1968) WWII movie. Stars Lee Marvin, Toshiro Mifune 8.30 Movie: Bloody Resolve (M) WWII lost film 9.30 TBA Movie: Ned (MA 2002) Felix Williamson, Abe Forsythe 1.30 AFL Flashback Classic 3.45 Auction Squad 4.40 Hot Property 5.00 Home Shopping TEN 6.00 Ten Early News 7.00 Kids Programs 9.00 Ten News The Circle Dr Phil (PG) 1.00 Oprah Winfrey Show (PG) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Huey s Kitchen 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 The Biggest Loser 9.00 NCIS (M) Numb3rs (M) Ten Late News Sports Tonight The Late Show With David Letterman Friday Night Lights 1.45 Infomercials 2.45 Video Hits Up Late 3.00 Infomercials 5.00 Religion ONE HD 6.00 Oneasia Tour Golf 9.30 Golf Central ATP World Tour Tennis WRC Shakedown NASCAR Sprint Cup Highlights Major League Baseball LIVE 3.00 Omnisport 3.30 Beach Volleyball 4.00 Sports Unlimited 5.00 Transworld Sport 6.00 Omnisport 6.30 Road to Delhi 7.00 Sports Tonight 7.30 Australian Rally Championship Season Preview 9.00 Australian Superbikes Sports Soup Six Beers Of Separation MVP Sports Tonight Late Omnisport Twenty20 IPL Cricket LIVE 4.00 Omnisport 4.30 Serie A Football 5.15 Bundesliga Football TEN 6.00 Kids Programs Hit List TV Landed Music Out Of The Blue 1.00 The Barefoot Investor 1.30 Hook Line & Sinker 2.00 AFL Premiership Season LIVE North Melbourne v Sydney 5.00 Ten News 5.30 Sports Tonight 6.00 Malcolm In The Middle 6.30 Monk (PG) 8.30 Movie: The Saint (M 1997) Simon Templar attempts to get his bank account to 50 million. Stars Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Rade Serbedzija AFL Premiership Season Collingwood v Hawthorn 1.15 Hell s Kitchen 2.15 Infomercials 2.45 Video Hits Up Late 3.00 Infomercials 4.00 Religion ONE HD 6.00 Oneasia Tour Golf 9.30 Andra Pro Series Drag Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying Championship Netball LIVE Pulse v Thunderbirds 3.00 Australian Rally Championship Tasmania 4.00 AFL Premiership Season North Melbourne v Sydney 7.00 Formula 1 Qualifying China 8.00 Sports Tonight 8.20 Twenty20 IPL Cricket LIVE Omnisport Twenty20 IPL Cricket Continues 4.00 Transworld Sport 5.00 NASCAR Countdown Texas 5.30 NASCAR Nationwide Series LIVE TEN 6.00 Religion 7.00 Kids Programs 8.00 Meet The Press 8.30 Rate The Hits 9.00 The Benchwarmers Oz Made Hit List TV Independent Future 1.00 Road To Delhi 1.30 ifish 2.30 Championship Netball LIVE Swifts v Fever 4.30 Boy s Weekend 5.00 Ten News 5.30 Sports Tonight 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 The Biggest Loser 7.30 Talkin Bout Your Generation (PG) 8.30 The Biggest Loser Finale Formula 1 Grand Prix China Road To Delhi 1.15 Video Hits Up Late 1.30 Infomercials 4.00 Religion ONE HD 6.00 NASCAR Nationwide Series LIVE 8.30 Oneasia Tour Golf Bundesliga Football 2.30 Red Bull Air Race LIVE from Perth 4.30 Formula 1 Pre-Race Show 4.50 Formula 1 Grand Prix LIVE from China 7.15 World Rally Championship Turkey 7.45 Sports Tonight 8.15 Twenty20 IPL Cricket LIVE Omnisport Twenty20 IPL Cricket Continues 4.00 ATP World Tour Tennis 4.30 MVP: Danica Patrick 4.35 Championship Netball Tactix v Magic NBN 5.30 Today 9.00 Kerri-Anne Infomercials Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Magical Tales 4.00 The Shak 4.30 News 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 NBN News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Friday Night Football LIVE Tigers v Canterbury Bulldogs 9.30 Friday Night Football Gold Coast Titans v St George Illawarra Dragons Nightline Movie: Monte Walsh (M 2003) David Carradine, Isabella Rossellini 2.15 Movie: Elephant Juice (MA 1999) Emmanuelle Beart, Daniel Lapaine 4.00 Infomercial 4.30 Good Morning America GO! 6.00 Kids Programs Entertainment Tonight TMZ Married With Children Frasier Seinfeld 1.00 Movie: Little Princess (G 1995) Eleanore Bron, Liam Cunningham 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 The Nanny 4.00 Kids Programs 6.00 The Flintstones 6.30 Movie: The Bugs Bunny/ Roadrunner Movie (G 1992) Animation 8.30 Black Adder II (M) 9.50 Allo Allo (PG) Movie: Residential Evil Extinction (AV 2007) Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr Eclipse Music TV (M) 1.00 Movie: Bones (AV 2001) Snoop Doggy Dog, Pam Grier 3.00 The Avengers 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Married With Children 5.30 The Flintstones NBN 6.00 Infomercials 7.00 Weekend Today Saturday 9.00 Saturday Kerri-Anne Kid s Programs 1.00 Doncaster Cup Horse Racing LIVE 4.30 The Garden Gurus 5.00 Animal Emergency 5.30 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 NBN News 6.30 Australia s Funniest Home Videos 7.30 Movie: My Best Friend s Wedding (PG 1997) Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz 8.40 Lotto 9.45 Movie: Erin Brockovich (M 2000) Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart Movie: Last Call (M 2002) Based on F Scott Fitzgerald s troubled genius. Stars Jeremy Irons, Neve Campbell, Sissy Spacek 2.20 Movie: Holiday On The Buses (PG 1973) Reg Varney, Doris Hare, Bob Grant 4.00 Infomercials GO! 6.00 Kids Programs 1.00 Get Smart 2.00 Seinfeld 3.00 Frasier 4.00 Hogan s Heroes 5.00 Green Acres 5.30 The Nanny 6.30 Movie: Cats & Dogs (PG 2001) Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins 8.30 Movie: Batman Returns (M 1992) Tim Burton, Michael Keaton Seinfeld Reno 911 (M) Movie: The Face Of Fu Manchu (PG 1965) Nigel Green, Christopher Lee 2.00 Get Smart 3.00 Hogan s Heroes 4.00 Frasier 5.00 The Jetsons 5.30 Marine Boy NBN 6.00 Infomercials 7.00 Weekend Today Wide World Of Sports The Sunday Footy Show Sunday Roast 1.00 Ocean Thunder Surf boats from DY 2.00 Men In Trees 2.30 Gilligan s Island 3.00 Survivor: Heroes Vs Villians 4.00 Sunday Football Parramatta Eels v South Sydney Rabbitohs 6.00 NBN News 6.30 Domestic Blitz Minutes 8.30 Underbelly: The Golden Mile (M) 9.30 V (M) TBA Embarrassing Illnesses English Challenge Cup Rugby 2.00 Skippy 2.30 Infomercials 3.30 Religion 4.00 Good Morning America 5.00 Early Morning News GO! 6.00 Kids Programs The Hills The Partridge Family Charlie s Angels 1.00 Movie: The Great Race (G 1965) Blake Edwards, Jack Lemmon 4.00 Green Acres 5.00 The Nanny 5.30 Wipeout 6.30 Top Gear 7.40 The Big Bang Theory 8.30 Movie: Just Friends (M 2005) Amy Smart, Ryan Reynolds Movie: Drowning Mona (M 2000) Danny De Vito, Bette Midler The Big Bang Theory 1.30 Green Acres 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Charlie s Angels 5.00 Green Acres 5.30 The Nanny 30 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=tv>

31 MONDAY 19 TUESDAY 20 ABC Shortland Street 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The Einstein Factor 6.00 Kids Programs Landline Midday Report Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes 1.30 The Cook And The Chef 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Travel Oz 6.30 Talking Heads Mark Occhilupo 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Australian Story 8.30 Four Corners 9.20 Media Watch 9.35 Q&A Lateline Lateline Business Don t Tell My Mother That I Am In Congo Movie: He Walked By Night (M B&W 1948) Richard Basehart, Scott Brady 1.50 Movie: Riffraff (PG B&W 1947) Pat O Brien, Walter Slezak 3.25 Australian Open Bowls Highlights ABC Talking Heads: Nancye Hayes 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Collectors 6.30 Dirty Jobs 7.10 The Daily Show Global Edition 7.35 The Colbert Report 8.00 Important Things 8.30 Good Game 9.00 I m From Rolling Stone (M) 9.30 Sanctuary (M) The League Of Gentlemen (M) London Live: Pop Special Death Note (M) Modern Toss (MA) Rex The Runt The Re-Inventors: Solar Crematorium 1.35 Coach Trip 2.00 Close ABC Shortland Street 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The Einstein Factor 6.00 Kids Programs Midday Report Wild Caribbean 1.30 The Einstein Factor 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Time Team America 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Foreign Correspondent 8.30 Britain From Above 9.35 QI Artscape Lisa Roet: Ape Lady Lateline Lateline Business Four Corners Media Watch The Chaser s War On Everything (M) 1.05 Poirot (PG) 2.00 Movie: Armored Car Robbery (PG B&W 1950) Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens 3.05 Big Ideas 3.55 Good Game (M) ABC Talking Heads: Todd McKenney 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids Programs 6.00 Traffic Blues 6.30 Dirty Jobs 7.10 The Daily Show 7.35 The Colbert Report 8.00 The Young Ones 8.40 Durham County (M) 9.30 The Wire (MA) Ashes To Ashes (M) The Librarians (M) Heartland The Re-Inventors: The Da Vinci Chariot 1.35 Coach Trip 2.00 Close SBS Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Food Lovers Guide To Australia 1.30 Paris Dateline 3.30 Insight 4.30 The Journal 5.00 The Crew 5.30 Futbol Mundial 6.00 Living Black 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Mythbusters 8.35 Man Vs Wild Baja Desert 9.30 World News Wilfred (MA) Entourage (M) Flight Of The Conchords (M) Movie: Shadowless Sword (M 2005) South Korean martial arts. 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She is like the earth she receives, she gives, she knows. We are this beautiful life. In this self-made world man learned to show off, it is easy for you but are you brave enough to stand up for love? Be true be simple and give your honest love and care and make sweetly and rightly love to her. It is a woman s delight and need to grow with you and glow in love. It is your most fulfilling task. For this to be, you will have to give up selfish, restless sex. Be still, drop your demand, enjoy moment to moment life. Love life. Do you excite yourself with sex-thought? It overstimulates you. It makes you dishonest in love, so you just take, but you should ask and learn to give right love. We are influenced as a child... take a drug, get used to sex, be sexy, show off, be greedy, give your attention to the newest invention, get excited... nothing will be good enough for long and such greediness supports the sex business. Worldwide he manipulates young women to play sexy for him, to be his sex object and if she makes sex with such a selfish demanding ungiving man it makes her like him. Infected and made discontent, both feel dependent on stimulation, for in truth they have not made love and so they say let s have some fun with a drug... Hey man, give up, you can t just take what you want, you can t just take love! You have to give to a woman. Life s love is her gift to you, if you have earned it. A woman today can be honest to man. If he is not honest, do not give to him, wait until he demonstrates true love. If you are honest, moment to moment and give to what is good and right, you simply feel well from the inside. With such a woman of love, you will listen to her carefully. Love is easily broken, it has to be made fresh, new, no other body belongs to you. Each of us has to stand up for love. Life felt inside is reflected in beautiful earth, universe I belong to you. From a Woman. 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32 stars WITH LILITH ARIES: The buzzword for your annual new moon in Aries is new: new friends, new path, new ways of operating, new ideas, new projects, new attitude of gratitude so focus clearly, clarify and then write down five things you most dearly want to achieve this year. TAURUS: If you ve been wondering where the money went and who hasn t, this week s optimistic new moon inspires a bolder, more creative approach to the dollar-making department, with late week moon in your sign adding plenty of energy for putting these ideas into action. GEMINI: The stars are on your side right now so follow your business instincts because your articulate, convincing, dollars and cents sense will make any pitch hard to resist. Mercury s misbehaving though, so keep checking that you haven t overlooked or missed anything important. Change rules the day here on the earth plane, and exuberant midweek Aries new moon chants the mantra: change is exciting, it makes me feel alive CANCER: In an indulgent, homey, private kind of mood just wanting to do what brings you the most pleasure? Sorry, but enthusiastic midweek moon strikes sparks in your career zone which definitely encourage taking action and you are one of the zodiac s cardinal movers and shakers. LEO: Objectivity s taking a holiday, but don t let that drive you to drink, angst, or round the bend. If blame, accusation and criticism are uppermost in what you want to convey this week, try googling nonviolent communication websites for more gracious ways of saying it. VIRGO: This week calls for more liveliness and variety in your daily routines, a change being as good as a holiday. Speaking of which, how about a vacation, a little trip away? This week s astral energies suggest putting on your practical hat and making it happen. CHESS by Ian Rogers Australia s biggest and best Grand Prix tournament, the O2C Doeberl Cup, concluded this week with victory for the top seed, China s Li Chao. The 48th edition of Canberra s annual Easter tournament established a series of records, with 250 players, among them 10 Grandmasters, competing in four divisions. Li looked to be a class above the other players in the tournament, racing to 6.5/7 on the back of a series of long and difficult endgame victories and then coasting to the title with two short draws. Australia s George Xie (pictured left) finished just half a point behind Li and was rewarded with his third and final Grandmaster norm. Xie now needs to raise his world ranking by just 10 points to become the fifth Grandmaster in Australia s history. Sydney s Xie, who is studying to become an Anglican missionary, started the Doeberl Cup very slowly, drawing with lowly ranked Paul Broekhuisje in the first round, but then he hit form, unleashing a series of sparkling attacks against weak and strong opponents alike. (Xie s crushing defeat of second seed and Australia s number one Zhao Zong Yuan can be seen below.) Going into the final round Xie faced an almost impossible task, beating the solid Indian Grandmaster Abhijit Kunte with the black pieces. Xie s nervous Play at Byron Services Club, Mon 7-10pm LIBRA: As midweek new moon activates your cardinal, takecharge side, you might find yourself wanting solo time and thinking me instead of we and us. The planet Chiron s about to initiate some deep healing in the life of Librans, so just relax and it won t hurt a bit. SCORPIO: This week wants you walking the fine line between firm and determined on one hand, closed and stubborn on the other. Be prepared to say sorry if you ve caused upset and mean it. The advice for fellow fixed sign Leo also applies. SAGITTARIUS: This week speaks its mind, though you mightn t like everything it has to say about the credibility gap between your actual life and your splendid unused potential. Though to be fair, that s because a whole new Sagittarian gestalt is currently in pre-production. efforts to unbalance the game rebounded badly and when the first time control was reached on move 40, Xie s winning chances were zero. Kunte could force a draw by perpetual check or play for a win in a number of ways. However now Xie enjoyed an incredible stroke of luck. After thinking for five minutes, Kunte played a safe move which lost his queen and the game immediately. Xie emerged from the tournament hall grinning broadly, knowing that further religious study was clearly unnecessary: God was already smiling on him! Canberra 2010 White: Zhao Zong Yuan Black: George Xie Opening: Queen s Indian Defence 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.Nc3 Bb7 4.d4 e6 5.a3!? Kasparov s favourite system, though recently defanged. 5...d5 6.cxd5 Nxd5 7.Bd2 c5!? 8.e4! Nxc3 9.Bxc3 Bxe4?! Very risky; Black has never previously survived after grabbing this pawn. 10.Ne5! a6 11.Qg4 The immediate 11.Qh5 may be even better Bf5 12.Qh5 CAPRICORN: Midweek new moon fosters rearranging domestic priorities plus a bit of a financial lick and touch up before Mercury s weekend retrograde. If you feel you re doing lots and achieving little, it s because this is a time for reassessment and rebuilding rather than results. AQUARIUS: Dynamic midweek new moon brings a breakthrough, a significant shedding of your old self for this year s new, improved model to power you through any periods of doubt about your ideas or suggestions being appreciated, accepted and acted on this week. PISCES: While this is an out and about week, it s still highly advisable to avoid strife, arguments, volatile situations or controlling people wanting to wrangle. And if others start communicating like flame throwers, just remember the cooler you keep, the sweeter your week. Ra ? Natural but also fatal. After 13.Rd1! White would retain plenty of compensation for the sacrificed pawn g6! 14.Qe2 Bh6+! This check would not have been available after 13.Rd1. 15.Bd2 cxd4!? 15...Bxd2 16.Qxd2 f6! was also strong. 16.Bxh6 Rc7+ 17.Nc4 d3 18.Qe3? 18.Rxd3! was the only chance, intending 18...Rxc4+ 19.Rc Rxc4+ 19.Kb1 Re4 20.Qd2 f6! Creating a safe haven for the Black king on f7 and setting up the following spectacular trick. 21.Qc3 (See diagram) 21...Re1!! 22.Rxe1 d2+ 23.Ka2 dxe1q 24.Qxe1 Qd5+ 25.b3 Kf7 26.Qd2 Qe4 27.Be2 Rc8 28.Bc4 b5 29.f3 Qb7 0-1 After 30.Bd3 Rd8, the bishop is lost O2C Doeberl Cup final scores: 1.Li Chao (Chi) 7.5/9; 2.Xie (Aus) 7; =3.Roy Chowdury (Ind), Smerdon (Aus), Malaniuk (Ukr), Panchanathan (Ind) a b c d e f g h 1 Black to play and win Mungo s Crossword Quick Clues ACROSS 1. The ultimate enemy of Jesus (10) 6. Cormorant (4) 9. Pulled a dud, was unsuccessful (4,1,5) 10. Celebration, party (4) 12. Display seen in the winter arctic sky (8,6) 14. From that place (6) 15. Large marsupial (8) 17. Small storage compartment in or under the dashboard of a car (5,3) 19. Fair, proper (6) 22. Another name for 12 across (6,8) 24. Dogmas, creeds (4) 25. Deity of the oceans (3,7) 26. Not any (4) 27. Salted brisket (6,4) DOWN 1. Tallies, sums (4) 2. Mood in which an athlete feels most confident (3,4) 3. Poetic term for roosters (12) 4. Turned over, revolved (6) 5. Daughter s husband (3-2-3) 7. Any plant of the Erica genus (7) 8. Basics, direct voice of the people (10) 11. Alone and unaided (6-6) 13. Decay, foulness (10) 16 Mexican hat (8) 18. Rowers, scullers (7) 20 Having the characteristics of both sexes (7) 21. Fire-breathing monster (6) 23. Slang for not likely, or you re kidding. (2,2) Last week s solution Cryptic Clues ACROSS 1.Posture with a torn shirt: the ultimate evil (10) 6. Bonk the bird! (4) 9. Backward sailor, tall and thin, was unsuccessful (4,1,5) 10. Celebration for the tailless bird (4) , and not the senior service lands (8,6) 14. The new church from that place (6) 15. Cameron Smith, perhaps, puts tree back over smashed organ (8) 17. Do what the wicket keeper does, and what the featherweight does, under the dashboard! (5,3) 19. Remove the decimal unit? That s fair (6) 22. Gold, royal gold! A tiresome man, Jolson, is a sight in the Arctic in winter (6,8) 24. One text message for various dogmas (4) 25. Out of control sages dosed Amphitrite (3,7) 26. Nobody losing nothing not any! (4) 27. Trite writing, McGuire, whinge some would call it spam! (6,4) DOWN 1. Improves the wood-working tool they say (4) 2. Where an athlete likes to be: the unknown unity (3,4) 3. Charlie, with a twitch, ogles the roosters (12) 4. Turned over and beaten (6) 5. Culotta turns up in the salad sort of relative (3-2-3) 7. Ms Ridout? Warm her up! (7) 8. Informer does 6 very basic (10) 11. Alone and unaided, like Captain Hook (6-6) 13. Deer country? Rot! (10) 16. Grim alternative turned-up hat (8) 18. A sermon prepared for the team of eight (7) 20. Heroic directions for bisexual (7) 21. Right in the injured gonad? What a monster! (6) 23. President Ali Zardari? Not likely! (2,2) Mungo s Crossword first published in The Week. 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33 GOODTASTE BALLINA Shelly s on the Beach Open 7 days. Shelly Beach Road, East Ballina With only the freshest food and smiling service, Shelly s is the place to go for a relaxed meal or coffee, with one of the greatest uninterrupted views along the north coast. With a mud cake to die for, come down and indulge. SNIPPETS BANGALOW ballina BANGALOW PIZZA CO Sandbar and Restaurant Open Wed-Sun Lunch & Dinner 23 Compton Drive East Ballina Bang Thai Open Friday and Saturday night from 5.30pm Byron St, Bangalow BYO and Liscensed Bangalow Pizza Co 3/36 Byron St, Bangalow Home delivery, dine in or takeaway With postcard views over Shaw s Bay and amazing food, Sandbar is a favourite with the locals. Our Spanish chef creates authentic tapas, and modern European flavours, complemented by friendly service. We look forward to seeing you at Sandbar. Open for lunch, dinner, cocktails and tapas. Cooking classes and catering also available. Check website for details. Come sample the fresh local ingredients used to bring you contemporary variations on Thai Classics. Our award winning Thai restaurant is fully licensed with a great selection of wines, beers, spirits and cocktails. For over eight years Bangalow Pizza Company have been creating mouth watering pizzas, using only the freshest ingredients and finest produce. With all bases and sauces made instore only. A great place to take the family. Four sizes of pizza to choose from. Gourmet pizza menu, lasagne and salads. Serving great coffee. Dine or take away. BYO available. STRAWBERRY CHAMPAGNE, ANYONE? Anyone for strawberry champagne? Granite Belt vineyard Castle Glen established in 1990 and one of the oldest in the region has recently released a large selection of strawberry products thanks to sourcing a surfeit of oversized, undersized or otherwise imperfect strawberries from Strawberry Fields. There s Strawberry Liqueur, Liqueur Strawberry Chocolate Port, Dried Strawberries in White Chocolate Liqueur. There is even a Nutella-type spread for toast, pikelets, scones or to heat and pour over ice cream with a range that includes Strawberry and White Chocolate, Strawberry and Dark Chocolate, Strawberry and Milk Chocolate and, for the health-conscious, Strawberry and Carob, all available in jars. As for the strawberry champagne, the release date is yet to be notified as is, perish the thought, that for their proposed Strawberry Beer. Castle Glen is one of the largest manufacturers of liqueurs in a single place in the world. THE GOURMET STATE NSW has once again been confirmed as Australian gourmets favourite state, notching up more than a third of the entries on Australian Traveller Magazine s 100 Greatest Australian Gourmet Experiences list recently published. Sydney and more generally NSW is being promoted through a collaboration of the NSW Government and some of the State s top chefs as Australia s premier restaurant and fine dining destination. Each year Australian Traveller Magazine compiles a top 100 list for the travel industry, calling for nominations from the industry and readers which are then reviewed by a panel of experts to arrive at the top 100. This year the list included Maggie Beer, Matt Moran, Peter Russell-Clarke and Alla Wolf-Tasker. The results follow on from NSW s dominance at the 2010 Awards for Australian Gourmet Traveller in August last year, which saw nine Sydney restaurants receiving a three star rating compared with only one in Melbourne. Regional NSW also performed extremely well. Satiate Open Tues-Sat 33 Byron St, Bangalow Awarded a Chefs Hat in the 2010 Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide, a Highly Recommended award from Gourmet Traveller Wine 2009 and a star from the 2010 Courier Mail Queensland Food & Wine Guide. Tetsuya trained Shannon Debreceny s European inspired cuisine is served as a seasonal degustation with vegetarian option. Five courses $65. Sandbar Cafe Brunswick Heads On the corner next to the Pub. Open 7 days Licenced cafe Free wireless access Special event venue Come to Sandbar Cafe for a fresh slice of Brunswick life. With its quirky new décor, welcoming atmosphere and glorious river views The Sandbar Cafe has quietly become the talk of the town have you checked it out yet? We pride ourselves on offering the freshest produce cakes baked on the premises, freshly ground gourmet coffee and our juices, breakfasts and lunches are all made fresh to order. Ask for the Mediterranean eggs they are the best! BRUNSWICK Bangalow Dining Rooms Bangalow Hotel Open 7 days Lunch: 12 3pm Dinner pm Pub selection: from 12pm The Bangalow Dining Rooms at the Bangalow Hotel produces great food using predominantly local produce. The beautiful restaurant space on the high verandah and intimate dining room hosts a modern menu. In the hotel, enjoy our pub selection all day, with reasonable prices and a wide range. The food will appeal to all. Byron Orion Curry House All day cont. breakfast 7am-3pm, Curry House dinner 5.30pm-11pm, cocktail lounge till 3am 5/2 Jonson St, Byron Bay The Orion Curry House has had top reviews by international travel magazines as the great curry house by the sea. The annual winner/finalist of the Indian Award of Excellence, the Orion is also producing the best coffee by Segafredo, continental all day breakfast, lunch, curry house dinner, and the mystical ambience to match. The 3am cocktail lounge and entertainment is the highlight this summer. RSVP for private functions in upstairs lounge is recommended. BYRON BAY Utopia Open breakfast & lunch from 8am everyday. And dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6pm 13 Byron St, Bangalow Offering exciting, original menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. An extensive selection of cakes and pastries baked on the premises are available and a unique Utopia blend of organic coffee harvested from the local area is available. Pacific Dining Room Open 7 days 7am-10am, 6pm-late Next to the Beach Hotel, Bay St, Byron Bay Restaurant Bar Weddings Events pacificdiningroom.com.au Pacific Dining Room is the essence of Byron Bay laidback luxe. A perfect setting for enjoying delectable fresh local food and an exceptional wine list. BILLINUDGEL thai restaurant Billi s Thai Open Wed-Sun from 5.30pm NOW OPEN 5.30PM Dine in or takeaway Billinudgel Village For over 15 years Billi s Thai has re-created the traditional taste of Thailand in Billinudgel. Offering an extensive menu, scrumptious desserts, specials board, and western style kids menu. The whole family will enjoy the relaxed village atmosphere from the covered verandah or inside dining area. Be part of the best-kept secret in the shire! Fishmongers Takeaway Open 7 days from midday. Bay Lane behind the Beach Hotel Fishmongers serve up seafood the way it s meant to be simple, fresh and really tasty! Try our famous homemade chips, A-grade fish and other jumping fresh seafood & daily specials. We are tucked away behind the Beach Hotel in Bay Lane eat in or take to a beach near you! BRUNSWICK HEADS HOTEL BRUNSWICK Dominic s Ristauranté Open 7 days from 5pm Fingal St, Brunswick Heads Hotel Brunswick Open daily 11.30am-2.45pm, 5.30pm-9.00pm Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads Now in its twelth year Dominic s is still offering great food in a relaxed atmosphere. Open seven nights a week from 5pm offering daily specials, an extensive wine list and all the menu favourites. Come and dine in or grab some takeaway. Bookings recomended. The Bruns Brasserie specialises in local produce, fresh seafood and seasonal menu changes. Daily selections include bangers and mash and grilled snapper. Gourmet coffees and delicious desserts are also available. Lunch or group dinner bookings upon request. Orient Express Open 7 nights 5.30pm-9pm Yum Cha Fri, Sat, Sun 11.30am-3.00pm 1/2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay Chameleon Global Café 3/109 Jonson Street Opp Dendy Cinema Table Bookings With our authentic weekend yum cha lunches, come ready to savour the flavour of Asia. For dinner come and choose from a selection of pan-asian dishes, best accompanied by one of the Orient s gourmet teas served from a traditional teapot. Live music Monday to Friday. If it screams oriental, it s meant to be The Gold Coast Bulletin. The Chameleon Global Café has already established itself as a Byron icon with a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and commitment to good food. Two courses with sangria $25. Three courses and vino $35. Traditional Irish music every Sunday 5-7pm. Come and enjoy one of Byron Bay s grooviest venues. Flamenco with Corazòn Saturday April 17 at 7pm CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE <echowebsection=good Taste> The Byron Shire Echo April 13,

34 BYRON BAY Dish Restaurant & Marvell Bar Open 7 days from 5pm Cnr Jonson St & Marvel St Welcome to Byron Bay s premium dining experience. Dish restaurant offers you and your guests a fresh, modern and original menu to delight, excite and satisfy the palate in a most beautiful and relaxed atmosphere. Come and see why we were awarded a star in the 2010 Courier Mail Food & Wine Guide. The Petit Snail Open Wed-Sat 6.30pm till late Live Jazz on Thursdays Fully licensed. Bookings essential GOODTASTE After Paris, Lyon and Melbourne, French chef Igor Persan is bringing authentic traditional French cuisine to Byron Bay. With French staff, French food, affordable French wine list and Belgian beers and incomparable Parisian hostess, Chauby will take you on a journey to France. Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly, parties and functions welcome, gift vouchers. For our seasonal menus, prices, opening dates, check our regularly updated website: Fresh Open 7 days 7am-11pm 7 Jonson St (beach end), Byron Bay Licensed & BYO With a whole new look and refurbished decor that includes local artists work, Fresh is a destination spot. Fresh is the perfect rendezvous for a romantic interlude. With gorgeous afternoon sunlight, live ambient music starting at dusk, comfortable seating and cool people around you, it s the place of choice to see and be seen Beach Kitchen Open 8am till late At the Beach Hotel, Bay St, Byron Bay Beachside breakfast, lunch and dinner right in the heart of town overlooking Main Beach, Byron Bay The Balcony Breakfast, lunch & sunset balcony dining Cnr Jonson St & Lawson St, Byron Bay Sophisticated blend of flavours and textures with an ever changing menu, for breakfast lunch or dinner and tapas all day. Matched by an exciting wine list and arguably the best cocktails in town, your taste buds will be tantalised and so will your eyes as you look over the streets of Byron and enjoy the eclectic vibe of The Balcony. Lemongrass Open 7 days Shop 3/17 Lawson Arcade Phone orders welcome The only exclusively Vietnamese restaurant in town, this intimate space spilling out into a courtyard offers up fabulous dishes packed full of herbs, spices and varied textures. The traditionally light and healthy style of cuisine ensures the freshness and natural tastes of food are preserved as much as possible. It s a popular spot so bookings are recommended. Rae s on Watego s Lunch and Dinner 7 days Watego s Beach, Byron Bay Our 60 seat al fresco dining room overlooking the ocean has a reputation as the best dining in the region! We use the freshest local produce and seafood combined with the exquisite mix of Australian and modern Italian flavours. Beautifully cooked and stylishly presented we spare no expense in sourcing quality produce. Treehouse on Belongil 25 Childe St, Byron Bay Open Monday-Sunday 7am-11pm Fully Licensed Restaurant Bar Functions Stroll along Main Beach to Belongil Devour our woodfired pizzas, a la carte meals and lush cocktails Enjoy our funky garden bar and casual atmosphere Listen to live music and DJs Friday Sunday The Restaurant at the Byron at Byron Lunch and dinner 7 days Broken Head Road Byron Bay Set within the stunning rainforest of the multi-award winning Byron at Byron Resort and Spa. Serving innovative seasonal fare based on the freshest local produce from head chef Gavin Hughes. Awarded a Star in the 2010 Courier Mail Queensland Food & Wine Guide. Belongil Beach Cafe Mon-Sun 7.30am-3pm 33 Childe St, Byron Bay Locals looking to escape the bustle of Byron love the Belongil Beach Cafe for something different. Eat on decks under the trees with the sound of the waves in your ears, in a casual atmosphere but with an emphasis on quality food and good coffee. If you re not lucky enough to be staying in the Belongil, it s just a few minutes stroll along the beach to Main Beach. The elixier of the blackcurrant god Shred Potomac Hercule Balgan led me into his cellar and sat me down at a simple deal table among his impressive racks of wines and liqueurs. It was not something you would expect to find beneath his simple house in Marvell Street, despite the ornate flourishes the poet Marvell was sometimes given to. From the racks he drew a bottle of Védrenne s crème de cassis, rich as blood in colour, and poured a soupçon into two glass tumblers. We toasted each other s health; the liqueur filled my throat with its warm presence. I was drawn to crème de cassis because of my namesake, Balgan began. As you know, Agatha Christie s little detective was very fond of it. It is made of blackcurrants crushed into refined alcohol and then charged up with sugar. It tastes in a way of cough syrup, I ventured, but much nicer once you get the full effect. Balgan scowled at my description, but continued: Much nicer for your digestion, too. As you know, the French favour kir, made with crème de cassis and white wine, as an apéritif. There are all sorts of spurious legends, of course is not spurious legends a tautology? about it being created by an inspired monk in a medieval abbey, but it was simply a business innovation in the Burgundy region in the 1840s. Its precursor, though, ratafia de cassis, was something of a peasant concoction dating back to the 17th century and flavoured with bitter almonds, or peach or cherry kernels. The reason for the change to blackcurrants seems straightforward: all these kernels contain dangerous levels of hydrogen cyanide. Perhaps it is Christie s little joke to make the safer version a favourite of her Poirot. If you insist in making ratafia, however, you can use instead fresh fruit and herbs. Take a bottle of red white is for philistines a quarter of a cup of vodka, a cup of cut-up fruits, some herbs, and a quarter cup of sugar. Mix together in a large jar and refrigerate for three to four weeks, then strain into a clean wine bottle and cork or cap it tightly. Keep refrigerated. I don t know why you would bother, though crème de cassis is a far superior product. I had not insisted on making ratafia, or anything of that sort, but Balgan was carried away by his own eloquence. What of the tale of the blackcurrant god the villagers used to leave offerings to in East Anglia? I asked. Nothing to do with crème de cassis, he replied dismissively. That seemed the end of that line of inquiry. Nevertheless Balgan happily poured me another libation and we each inwardly toasted our own private gods before I returned to the quotidian of Marvell Street. Earth n Sea Pizza and Pasta Open every day for lunch and dinner. 12pm-2.30pm & 5pm. (no surcharge Sundays). New location: Cnr Fletcher & Byron Sts. Byron Bay. ww.earthnsea.com.au WhyNot! Breakfast/Lunch 7 days from 6am Cocktails & Dinner Wednesday to Sunday Free tapas with cocktails Tuesday food & wine matching dinner 2 course $30 Thursday farmers market dinner 3 courses $40 Fishheads Open seven days, 7.30am-11.30pm Byron Bay 1 Jonson St Bangalow 2 Byron St Fig Tree Restaurant Dinner Thurs - Sat Lunch Fri - Sun Thursday Farmers Market dinner $40 Set menus 2 courses $30 6 course Tasting menu $ O-Sushi Byron Bay Woolies Plaza, Jonson St Coolangatta Showcase on the Beach Open for dinner 7 days. $9.90 lunch Thursday Feros Arcade, Jonson St, Byron Bay The original Earth n Sea Pizza and Pasta has been a part of Byron Bay since Their basic philosophy is to buy the best produce locally and making the food from scratch. This family restaurant offers great service in a friendly environment. The menu not only has 22 different pizzas it also has great pastas and salads as well as gluten free options. And when you dine at Earth n Sea you get free underground parking. Why Not! start your day with the best cup of coffee in Byron Bay. Why Not! Enjoy lunch using free wireless watching Byron life pass by. Why Not! Relax into some fantastic cocktails with free tapas on Sunday. Why Not! Indulge in our weekly changing dinner menu with daily specials. Why Not! Because you can. Bon appétit! Jonson Street, Byron Bay An iconic Byron dining experience, Fishheads serves fresh seafood on the main beach, dine in or takeaway seven days a week. The Fishheads Ultimate Seafood Platter is our signature dish and perfect for sharing between two. (BYO) Fishheads is also located in Bangalow (licensed) at the top of the town. The Fig Tree is perfectly positioned with commanding views over the Pacific Ocean and Byron Bay. Opened in 1981 it has been the bench mark in highlighting Byron Bay s fantastic local produce. Chefs/owners Jules & Ché have travelled the world extensively sourcing inspiration for their dishes. Bring a bottle of wine and enjoy what is agreeably one of Byron Bay s most iconic dining experiences. Winner of Best Sushi Bar in NSW region Eat in or takeaway. Licensed. Open 7 days 11am till late. Get 20% off at Dendy Cinema. O-Sushi is a modern Japanese restaurant guided by a philosophy that incorporates traditional values of providing the best possible service combined with fresh wholesome food. Live music every Wednesday. Authentic Thai chefs will tantilise your taste buds with superb traditional Thai cuisine. Well priced and popular with the locals. Fully licenced and delicious cocktails. 34 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=good Taste>

35 GOODTASTE Muoi s Feast Lunch: Tues-Sat Dinner: Mon-Sat 11 Fletcher St, Byron Bay Bookings Essential Muoi s Feast has created a strong following since opening in Winning numerous awards for its international cuisine, the Asian section of the menu is the predominant favourite. Enjoy for lunch or dinner. Spanish Conquest Victoria Cosford MULLUMBIMBY LENNOX KINGSCLIFF GOLD COAST CASUARINA The Deck Byron Bay Golf Club Lunch: Tues-Sat 11am-2.30pm Dinner: Wed-Sat 5.30pm-9pm Bamboo Restaurant & Lounge Bar Poolside at Santai Resort, 9 Dianella Drive, Casuarina Alleys Currumbin RSL Club Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin Open 7 days lunch and dinner Fins Salt Village, Kingscliff Dinner 7 days Lunch Fri, Sat & Sun GOOD FOOD GUIDE CHEFS HAT EVERY YEAR SINCE 1998 Seven Mile Café Licensed BYO (Bottled Wine) 41 Pacific Parade Lennox Head Spice It Up Thai Restaurant Open 5 days. Open Wednesday-Sunday Mullumbimby Golf Club Newly renovated The Deck has been transformed into a modern and laid back venue, complete with lounge and deck dining options, not to mention one of the most picturesque settings around. Can t wait to see you at The Deck at Byron. Australian cuisine created by chef Greg Pieper. Greg uses produce sourced locally in the Tweed region and was awarded the prestigious Chef s Hat the toque by the SMH Good Food Guide 2009/2010. Located at Casuarina, next to the spectacular lagoons and tropical gardens of Santai resort, Bamboo is a hidden treasure. Enjoy contemporary dining where award winning chefs transform quality fresh, local produce into sumptuous meals and cater to varying dietary requirements. With over 30 years international experience including 16 years as executive chef at Seaworld Nara Resort, Executive Chef Jiri Solnicka joins the team. Check our website for great weekly specials. Winner Best Club Restaurant QLD 2007, 2008 & 2009 (Clubs Queensland Awards). New menu at Fins. New fun at Fins. With the change of season we are excited to launch our new Autumn menu. Daily tapas and wine specials in the bar and the Fins steak out. Fins is not just seafood, we also know steak! Snowy has introduced two great local steaks, cooked in two different styles. Just a short stroll along Pacific Parade to the quieter end of town is Lennox Head s popular Seven Mile Café. New owners, Lisa and Tony Bundock invite you to sate your appetite with delicious food and wine, fresh sea air and the sound of waves rolling in. And with eyepopping views of the pacific from every table, The Seven Mile café is a feast for the senses Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide FOR THE LOVE OF THAI FOOD! The news recently that Spain s ground-breaking restaurant El Bulli is to close in 2012 left me unmoved. Despite every single review, remark and critique of the place being fulsomely glowing, I never wanted to go. When I think about eating in Spain I think of calamari and rosé consumed on rocks overlooking ocean at dusk, a memory which gives pleasure still. Foams, soils, dusts the whole molecular movement whereby food stops being food and is reinvented as a series of sensory challenges and scientific experiments may indeed be reshaping the way we think about cooking and eating, may be leading us toward exciting new flavour- and texturecombinations and techniques one day taken for granted. Progress, after all, is inevitable in all forms and should not be stubbornly resisted out of sentimentality. There I was on Easter Day sitting in a strip of a Spanish restaurant in gaudy old Surfers Paradise, thinking these thoughts, but mostly conscious of being in precisely the sort of eating establishment I love best. Reluctant to wander too far from our respectable hotel, mellowed and a little heady after sunset drinks at the dizzying top of the Q1 building where a bald guitarist reinterpreted 80 s hits in the voice of a castrato, or at least an angel, we found ourselves part of a pulsating neon-lit surge of Easter carousers. Restaurant after restaurant gaped cavernously at us the couple walking too quickly, too uneasily past each fizzing and frothing out the shrieks of people who may have started celebrating Easter with morning schooners in a club. Malay, Italian pizza, Chinese aeafood, Indonesian, Mexican: enormous rooms spilling out onto the pavement, garishly lit, families at endlessly long tables, waiters rushing harriedly, sirens in the distance. I had put my foot down regarding the all-you-can-eat buffet at our hotel; had even extravagantly suggested we order room service-something a $30 house burger or a cheese plate curled up with a DVD would have suited me beautifully. And because we could not agree here we were striding through the masses in the frail hope that somewhere would call out to us and lure us in. Suddenly, somewhere did. A simple sign saying La Paella, a narrow space into which we gratefully escaped, tables mostly occupied but oh the joy of one which was not, and an elderly waiter smiling his way towards us. We sat by the wall from whence I had the view of the bar, a tiny corner space with hanging glasses and a clutter of bottles. Seating close together induced cosiness rather than claustrophobia. Musical instruments and predictable posters bullfights, Gaudi adorned the walls; the menu a list of old-fashioned Spanish dishes. There seemed only the one courteous old Spanish waiter somehow managing the entire floor on his own and yet our requests were met instantly. Olives and warm bread to fill the space of a 20-odd minute wait for our zarzuela, Catalan seafood stew. A glass of faintly effervescent rosado translucent strawberry red to help slide down the bottomless bowl of garlicky olives too many to finish. And then our stew: a wide shallow vessel placed with ceremony on the upper level of a two-tiered stand, empty bowl for shells beneath. A rich scarlet bath of bobbing seafood: clams and mussels, fat prawns and calamari, white fish chunks and paprika, bread dunked in and shells slurped. It was lovely; it held us briefly in its grip but long enough for me to have one of those rare moments of forgetting where I was, of removing me quite completely from where I was. So that when we re-entered the voluble, hectic tawdriness of it all the shrill street s cacophony, the hooting hordes that feeling carried us safely and sweetly back to our respectable hotel. La Table 72 & 72a Burringbar St, Mullumbimby Cafe: Mon-Fri 8-4, Sat 9-2 Restaurant: Wed-Sat from 6pm Cafe: Enjoy our tropical garden setting. Fabulous organic products including coffee, milks, juices, breads... Delicious house baked cakes and pastries. Great value breakfasts and lunches. Restaurant: Creative modern French cuisine with a light touch in stylish, relaxed surroundings. Menu changes every 6 weeks. Fully licensed. Bookings recommended. Ché Bon Breakfast Wed-Sun 8am Dinner Wed-Sat 6pm Sunday Lunch 12pm The Old Church Tintenbar Where else can you get a kilo of fresh organic Tasmanian mussels, hand-cut fries, a salad and dessert all for $29? All prepared by a French chef fresh off the boat from Lyon whose daughter s head was touched by Paul Bocuse. Where do you get it? Only at Che Bon every Wednesday. TINTENBAR Poinciana Food Bar Cafe Music 55 Station St, Mullumbimby Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch from 8am and Friday and Saturday night for dinner and drinks. If you haven t checked out the Poinciana at night then you re missing a unique dining experience. There s no better place to kick back on a summer night listening to some great tunes while resident mixer Doctor Jay entices you with one of his unique cocktails. Court House Bistro Open 7 days. Lunch and Dinner Court House Hotel The bistro at the Court House Hotel now offers affordable, fresh, innovative, gastro pub-style cuisine using produce sourced locally in and around the area. Check out the $10 lunchtime specials Monday to Friday. Fully licensed, TAB, bar and function facilities available with a well stocked wine list. Red Ginger Byron Bay: Jonson St (opp. Dendy Byron Bay) Bangalow: Byron St (behind Aurora) A uniquely Byron uniquely Asian Emporium with everything you need for cooking Asian food from Korea and Japan though China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India and even into the Middle East. Spices and rices, groceries, fine teas and teapots, Yum Cha dumplings ready to eat in the store or frozen to take home, fresh noodles and tofu PLUS gorgeous exotic gifts, homewares and furniture. SUPPLIERS NEW BRIGHTON SUFFOLK PARK Yum Yum Tree Café Open 7 days Breakfast & Lunch Dinner Fri & Sat from 6pm River St, New Brighton Pizza Paradiso Takeaway, dine in and home delivery BYO Open 7 days from 5pm Suffolk Park Shopping Centre 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 flare, 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. Artisan pizzas hand crafted on the premises using the freshest local produce and the best of traditional and modern styles. Selection of flat breads. Large range of vegetarian pizzas and pastas. Gluten-free base available. Byron Health Foods Distribution Open: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm 1/77 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay Phone: Fax: Luscious Foods 1/6 Tasman Way, Byron Arts & Industry Estate We are suppliers of wholesome, organic foods and fresh spices. We sell only the highest quality products where organic and certified organic are available, which means you know you re getting the best. Wholesale traders in Asian foods, George s Yoghurt and the desired Turkish bread. Luscious Foods aim to provide the freshest, first class quality handmade food for your event. Whether your function is a cocktail party, wedding, conference, picnic or intimate, Luscious is here to help create delicious menus to suit your tastes and budget. All products are handmade using fresh local produce, organic where possible, with an extensive range of global cuisine. <echowebsection=good Taste> The Byron Shire Echo April 13,

36 Sport Shores Ladies win OSMUR The Ocean Shores Ladies Golfers hosted the annual OSMUR Shield on Tuesday April 6 at the Ocean Shores Country Club.. This event is hosted in alternate years at the Ocean Shores and Murwillumbah clubs. It has come to pass that generally, it is the hosting club who wins on the day and this year was no different. After 20 Murwillumbah and 60 Ocean Shores ladies battled it out in fairly muggy and hot conditions, it was Murwillumbah Captain Marilyn Parkes turn to hand over the shield to Ocean Shores Captain Bev Wingad after the tournament. Ocean Shores put in a fantastic effort to ensure the trophy sat on their shelf for the next 12 months, winning the Shield 540 to 473 points. SPORT RESULTS ANGLING Brunswick Winner March outing: new member David Lyons, a few nice tailor off Black Rock. John Wraights: most fish, 10 tailor and 6 bream. Next outing 17/4, checkout back to 3pm, weigh in 10am 18/4. All members requested to attend annual presidents shield outing from Ferry Reserve on 8/5. BOWLS Brunswick Heads Men 7/4 S/S triples: 1st B Quince G Weston W Weston; 2nd B Stewart D Maundrell J Rittway; 3rd C Jensen E Boyter B Montgomery; Encouragement award P McDonald R Northcott R Day. 9/4 jackpot pairs: 1st M Chisholm B Clifford; 2nd N Condon S Brecard; Jackpot D/M Guest $ /4 pairs/ triples: 1st J Winter N Condon; 2nd E O Donnell M Petrou. 11/4 2 bowl pairs: 1st J McGuire A Montgomery; 2nd M Lofley E Beddoes P Solomon; Louies prize F Crowder, K Kennedy. Brunswick Heads Women 6/4 Social: M Darby, B Boorman, B Rose 20 d M Darby (Sw Lead) P Appel, F Parkes 12. J Loomes, N Stearman, L Proudlock 18 d J Kearney, D Hay, E Marks 8. E Beddoes, M Parsons 27 d B Wyborn, D Guest 7. Winners Cards Fanned: Lead, M. Darby, 2nd. E. Beddoes, Skip. B. Rose. Lucky Losers Lead, J. Kearney, 2nd D Hay, Skip E.Marks. Lennox Head Men 4/4 Easterly Breeze Pairs Carn: Women s Pairs: E Reid, G Martin, 2nd S Grady, J Burgess, 3rd P Brining, S Lowry; Men s Pairs: L Mc Millen, K Frampton, 2nd P Carter, J Lowry, 3rd P Blair, L Martin. 5/4 Club Sel Triples: F Allcoat, P Wilson C Ulrick 33 d G Carter, D Gregor, W McRae 19; r/up B Gregory, R Reid, S Prasad 27 d K Foster, M Daley, L Martin 8; J Robinson, G Grady, I Kemp 32 d G Hayes, R Henry, J Bowen 14 (LL); B Lawless, J Lowry, M Knott 25 d M Berger, G McLean, L Chaseling 8; R Orme, B Earle, D Cullen 38 d J Pratten, I Whitehall, D Taylor Snr. 8; P Cawley, J Moore, T Kidd 22 d J Adams, F Dood, J Heffernan 12; P Lofts, S Reid, S Compton 26 d N Ryan, R Sullivan, G Pascoe 19. 9/4 Mixed Pairs: J Lowry, G Grady 22 d G Hayes, J Bowen 14; r/up S Skennar, C Skennar 36 d B Knott, N Holmes 11; H Burgess, F Somerville 24 d F Patterson, P Wilson 12; P O Halloran, B Lynch 17 d G Carter, B Lawless 13; R/B De Re 21 d R Reid, L Martin 15; M Berger, B Westworth 18 d E Sullivan, R Sullivan /4 Club Sel Triples: K Foster, K Kilby, G Pascoe 21 d M Berger, I Whitehall, E Burgess 12. Pennant: No 1 s, L H 6 d Sth Lismore 0; No 3 s, L H 5 1/2, d Kyogle 1/2; No 4 s Evans H 5 d L H 1; No 7 s, L H 5 d Ballina RSL 1. Lennox Head Women 7/4: E Astley, F Somerville 17 d B Turner, M Gregor 14; F McCarthy, E Reid (w) 24 d B Knott, T Harrington 8; A Meagher, J Martin,O Stobart 24 d M Arandale,R Sparre, G Lee 17. Mullumbimby Ex Services Men 7/4 Social Triples/Pairs (Jackpot $125): P Hanna, L Christian, H McKenna 27 d P Jones, N Newton, T Johnston 16. T Riches, B Rose, J McKay 21 d L Boyter, JC Canabou, L Henry 12. R Kidby, A Bartlett, M Thorne 21 d S Ridgewell, F Buckley, S Purdie 20. B Neate, A Johnstone 18 d R Gower, G McKenzie /4 Minor Pairs C ship S/Final; R Kidby(sub), B Rose 23 d JC Canabou, P Gower 19. Social Triples/Pairs: R Fenwick, A Bartlett, H McKenna 46 d A Keans, P Crofton, B McClymont 11. J Moffit, P Jones, M Esau (c/w) 29 d R Wainwright, G Naoum, C Mc- Clymont 21. N Lee, P Thompson 26 d T Fenwick, J McKay 25. Mullum Ex Services Women 6/4 4s Club C ships: R.Thompson, D.Lobb, K.Freeman, B.Croft 29 v R.Wainwright, J.Lee, J.Kidman, G.Henry 14. Social: E Leclere, J.Towner 19 (Rink W) v I.Pettendy, J.Graham 17: J.Morrow, H.Robb 25 v C.Thorne, S.Brown 19; R.Mills, B.Reglin 18 v K.Johnstone, E.Jones 8. Ocean Shores Men 5/4 Triples: J Curtian M Loftly B Danswan; r/up D Hammond K Kennedy J Hay. 9/4 Norfolk Rules: Rocket Roberts is shirtboy. 10/4 Triples/Pairs: J Taylor B Baber M Haines; r/up A Pyzer J Sullivan. Ocean Shores Women 31/3 Mixed Social: E Hill,N Stearman,K Kennedy (W Out of Hat) d A Slater,F Crowder,W Sprengel; N Russell,M Bertoli,B Sprengel(R/ Up) d E Miller,J Bartlett,M Flesser; J Cornwell,S Iversen,J Lofts d P Hems,L Wright,L McGowran. 7/4: P Hems,L Wright,G Johnston (W on Secret Margin) d E Miller,N Russell,M Flesser;S Woodford/D Grant (R/ Up) d J Seamer/J Bartlett;E Hill/M James d K Gallard/L McGowran. 9/4 Ladies Social: E Hill,J Selleck,M James (W on Highest No Ends) d D Gardiner,J Cornwell,M Flesser; G Todd,M Hosie,G Johnston(R/Up) d L Wright,T Campbell,F Crowder;T Warr,J Bartlett,JM Quirke d T Warr,D Grant,M McConville. BRIDGE Brunswick Valley 10/4 12 pair Howell: 1st gross H Lewis/PSullivan; 2nd gross I Homfray/R Fox. Ocean Shores 7/4 7 tble Mitchell with E/W sit out: N/S 1st gross P Quirke/P Sullivan; 2nd gross J Hughes/C Chidlow: E/W 1st gross P Hems/P Janda; 2nd gross V Loomes/F Star. DARTS Brunswick Valley Off the Board 3 Workaholics 8: Men s High Score B O Hearn 140, D Phillips 140, Men s High Peg B O Hearn 28, Ladies High Score C Denholm 93, Ladies High Peg C Denholm 42, Men s High Score T Garrett 140, Men s High Peg N Cairns 22, Ladies High Score K Purcell 68, Ladies High Peg K Purcell 68. Fumbles 1 Workers 8: Men s High Score C Redden 97, Men s High Peg G Purnell Sport shorts The B and the BB Boardriders Both the Brunswick Boardriders and the Byron Bay Boardriders will hold their April club comp this Sunday April 18. The Bruns crew will meet by 7.30am at Brunswick Surfclub and the Byron crew will meet at 7am at the Wreck to find out the round location. The Byron club will also hold a committee meeting this Thursday April 15 at 7pm at the Suffolk Park Tavern. Shiners The Moonshiners (Mullumbimby-Ocean Shores Rugby Union Club ), will play their first game of the season with seniors away at Evans Head. Ring tour guide and coach Scott Potts on for more info. The under 19s can ring Darryl Quigley on for more on their away game at Wollongbar. There is still room for players of any standard. The new rolling substitutions rule will help those still recovering from the Bluesfest and their Easter eggs. Training is held at 6pm 32, Ladies High Score L Boorman 112, Ladies High Peg L Boorman 4, Men s High Score P Smith 134, Men s High Peg P Smith 58, Ladies High Score M Dare 81, Ladies High Peg M Dare 77. GOLF Mullumbimby Men 10/4 4BBB Stab/Single: D Mills/L Mills 50; r/up P Sobels/N James 45. Single: D Mills 45; r/up R Lynn 39. NTP: 5th J Falzon 204cm, 7th D Mills 300cm, 9th J Brockwell 76cm, 12th R Armstrone 127cm, 17th P Towner; Gundies Mug C Watson 38; Ball Run Down 43 C/B. Mullumbimby Ladies 3/4 Monthly Medal (Single Stroke): G Parsons 69, gross winner 84. Ball run down: J Towner 77. NTP: 7th D Cullen, 12th G Parsons, Pro Pin 9th K Thomson. 8/4 4BBB Stab: G Mackay, R Manley. Ball run down: G Mackay, R Manley, A Moser, G Lynn. NTP: 5th L Walker, 7th R Manley, 12th G Lynn, 17th 2nd shot A Moser, Pro Pin J Neate. Ocean Shores Men 5/4 Medley Stab: G Cowan 43pts; r/up H Stephenson 42pts; E Woods 40pts. Balls to 33. 7/4 4bbb Stab: L Reid/P Hanigan 51pts; r/ up A Shambler/A Moir 49pts; L Browning/J Power 48pts. Balls to 43, Pro Pin T Tarrant; T Mitchell Hole in One 3rd. 3/4 Monthly Medal: Blue; J D Lamont 67nett; R/up. R Hanks 68nett; G Bourke 69nett. C/B; Balls to 76; Pro Pin J Hulyer. White; N Appel 65nett; R/up G Mockler 67nett; D Murray 68nett C/B; Balls to 74. Ocean Shores Ladies 6/4 Stab OSMUR Shield: Ocean Shores D Murwillumbah 540 to 473. O S Winner: L Murray 37 c/b; Mur bah Winner: J Smith 30 c/b. Div 1: M Pratt 37; R/Up B Crossley 34 c/b; Div 2: J Jenson 36; R/Up M Mandigo 35; Div 3 N Marshall 33; R/Up M Hobart 32. NTP: Div 1 L McGowran; Div 2 P Govett; Div 3 A Hauser; Vouchers to 30. 8/4 2 Person Ambrose: K Pemberton/M Robinson 67 ¾; R/Up D Devir/J Bartlett 70 ½; Vouchers Wednesdays at Brunswick Heads. Bus time tables to be provided at training. Under 19 meeting at 5.45pm before training. Trail Runners North Coast runners, joggers, morning walkers of all levels are being invited to join their Queensland cousins and participate in a trail fun run that takes in the best possible scenery the North Coast has to offer.the two day event runs alongside pristine rivers and streams, temperate and sub tropical rainforests, granite outcrops, cascades and wet heath lands. Serious trail runners can attempt a tougher 50km course while casuals enthusiasts can attempt a few shorter trails. The event will be staged at the Washpool and Gibraltar Range National Parks this weekend, April 17 and 18. This area is situated west of Grafton and Lismore, south of Tweed Heads and east of Glen Innes. Base camp will be set from the historic town of Glenn Innes. Pre-entry closes midnight Wednesday April 14, information and online entry is available at: Border Battle The first weekend in May will see cyclists fighting for that winning position at the Battle on the Border Cycling Festival on the Tweed Coast. The event brings together cyclist of all ages and abilities to contest one of the three events: the Tour De Tweed 4-Stage competitive tour, which caters for all those who like the challenge from Elite, Masters and Juniors; the Australian Under 19 Junior Road Championships, bringing the best of the juniors all trying for a spot in the Australian team to contest at the World s in Italy; and the Gran Fondo Social Ride, a social ride which allows the participant to choose the distance to suit them. With a 100km, 136km and 189km ride there is something to suit any cycling enthusiast. The social ride is timed but is not a race. An enjoyable safe way to ride around the Tweed Coast, for more information visit: www. qsmsports.com to /4 Stroke: J Racine 67 c/b; R/Up A Tonkin 67; Vouchers to 73. NTP Div 1 C Martin; Div 2 J Racine; Putting: J Dengate 31 c/b. Ocean Shores Veterans 8/4 Stab: B Neate 43; r/up R Conway 42; J McGowran 49 c/b; K Lange 40. NTP: 3rd h/c 0 to 19 M Kelly, h/c 20+ H Gould, 3rd B Roe, 8th G Taylor, V/P Pin 12th T Berry, 15th F Cortazzo, 17th h/c 0 to 19 M Kelly, h/c 20+ T Johnson. Gorilla Award h/c 0 to 19 B Mitchell, h/c 20+ M Boyle; OBE Sir James Stuart; Club Cash Run 27; balls to 35. Scrubbers Ball: W Keating. TABLE TENNIS Mullumbimby 8/4 A Boyadjian (-11) won singles h/c comp undefeated; r/up M Smith (-13). Doubles final: C Strybos/M Smith (-4) 2-0 from A Boyadjian/G Wood. TENNIS Mullumbimby 8/4 Mixed Comp: Blue 27 d Brown 25, Yellow 35 d Red 23, Black 33 d Pink 15, Gold 28 d Silver 20, Orange 36 d Purple 8, Gold 31 d Cream 23. Tennis enquiries ring Riverside 6/4 Tuesday Ladies: B. Hancox, J. Williams, P. Yopp. New players very welcome. For info ring Barbara on SPORTS DRAWS GOLF Mullumbimby Ladies 15/4 Vardon Stroke Graded: 1st Tee 0 to 29; 9am G Lynn, N Dwyer, M Essery; 9.06 M Crichton, R Slogrove, G Mackay; 9.12 L Walker, F Gannell, B Mules; 9.18 N Carsburg, J Neate, K Thomson; 9.24 S Kosaka. 10th Tee 30 to 45: 9am J Stuart, J Wickers, B Woolnough; 9.06 J Hopper, A Moser, G Poynting; 9.12 G James, G Smith, T Robbins. Table Duty: M Essery/B Woolnough. SQUASH Brunswick Heads 14/4 S/Finals: Cape Byron Med Centre v The Potato Works; M Underwood v G Elliott, G Hall v A Li, J Gribble v K Slockee, J Nicolson v C Johnston. Canty s Surveyors v OS Bakery; G Davis v B Trivett, C Pearce v W Ferrier, S Bruyn v C Booth, R James v F King. Bruns Pharmacy v OS Glass; C Ashworth v C Peate, L Clarke v C Walsh, D Runciman v G King, R Cameron v S Moon. Bruns Blinds v Byron Bay Trophies; D Bird v C Littlewood, M Virtue v P Hill, Kijay v L Miller, B Doran v C Naughton. Winners of s/finals play next week, social games for all other players. New Comp 28/4 ph /4 Rnd 9 Byron Health Foods Comp: Div 1; 5pm M Stebbing v B Trivett, C Littlewood v M Underwood; 5.30pm G Davis v L Powell, D Bird Bye. Div 2; 5pm L Clarke v C Walsh, T Dryden v A Li, L Tomasella v C Pearce. Div 3; 5pm Kijay v S Janes, R Draper v S Moon, J Gribble v M Cassidy. Div 4; 5pm J Nicolson v B Doran, C Johnston v C Naughton, M Hazelwood Ross v D Hazelwood Ross, F King Bye. Div 5; 5pm S McTeare v T Ashworth; 6pm A Cox v M Binns; 6.30pm C Wilkinson v C Bolton; N Kress Bye. VOLLEYBALL Brunswick Heads 13/4 Rnd 9 J V Towing Comp: 6pm Towies v No Mercy, KFC v Harmony, Duty Ballistic. 7pm Hit and Run v Mixed Chickens, Masala v Flash, Lounge Lizards v Ballistic, Duty KFC. 15/4 Rnd 13 OS True Value Comp: 6pm Snickers v Fill Ins, Flukes v Kaos. com, Chilli Twist v Volleys, Duty Fireflys. 7pm Scary Redhead v Tripods, Go Go Girls v Fireflys, Pink Flamingoes v Kookaburras, Mums the Word v Amies, Duty Kaos.com/Snickers. Ph to play, all welcome. SLSC PATROLS Brunswick SLSC Sat 17/4, 10 to 3: Patrol 3; C Reid, W King, D Kyle Robinson, S Condie, M McRae, B Smith, P Parker, P Rose, J Legget, S Rankine. Sun 18/4, 9 to 4: S Dennis, S White, P Byrne, D Andrews, S Ceglinski, Y Mader, T Pinxteren, M Dennis, C Leplaw. 36 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=sport>

37 Sport Splashing about Gosford in a frenzy NS14 sailors from left to right the in a frenzy 5th with 3rd, 4th place getters on Brisbane Waters at Gosford with the rest of the fleet behind. Photo David Johnson The Gosford Sailing Club ran a great series for the 72 entrants in the 46th annual State Championships for NS14 sailing dinghies. Moderate south easterly winds allowed all six heats to run, over the four Easter holidays. There were three boats from the Richmond River club in Ballina, including local sailor Duncan Dey from Main Arm, who sailed craft 1945 in a frenzy with a new crew, his nephew Tim from Newcastle. City boats dipped out, the series was won convincingly by Robert Fish and Cassie Cause from Taree. The second place winners were from Teralba on Lake Macquarie and third from Queens Lake. Duncan and Tim claimed fifth place overall, missing out by only half a point on fourth and 1.5 points on third. Point scoring is similar to a golf tournament: the lowest score wins with one point awarded per boat ahead of you in each race. A half point involves a tie when crossing the finish line. Competition was close in all heats. Other Ballina club boats included Bob Engwirda and Zac Heuchmer, both of Ballina, who finished 32nd and Chris and Nick Larsen of Tugun came in 55th. Duncan also picked up his favourite award: best Veteran Skipper. Duncan, who was very chuffed with his award, commented that it pays to be over 50. The Ballina boats will now head back to local waters for the finish to the season. The Richmond River club runs training sessions twice a year. Check richmondriver. yachting.org.au next season for dates. Footy can be a pain in the neck (and back and shoulders) Footy s back and no matter which code you subscribe to the those in the know are forecasting a surge in sports-related injuries over coming weeks. According to the Chiropractors Association of Australia (CAA) spokesperson, sports chiropractor Dr Peter Garbutt, Aussie Rules tops the injury list with rugby, soccer and netball also taking a toll on players during the pre-season and early rounds. Hamstring injuries are most common at this time of the year, especially in the faster running sports such as soccer, rugby, AFL and hockey, as weekend warriors return after the off-season break, says Dr Garbutt. Back problems are also a major issue and can be intertwined with hamstring injuries, whereby one injury can trigger the other. Footballers in particular, appear to be more susceptible to low back pain. A study published last year by Dr Garbutt and colleagues found that footballers in Australia have significantly more severe and frequent low back pain compared with non-athletes and this escalates with the level of competition. Low back pain is the most common injury reported in elite soccer and back injuries have the highest rate of recurrence for all injuries in elite rugby players. Shoulder injuries are also rife amongst rugby league players. In Aussie Rules the injury toll is high, even amongst the amateurs with 27 per cent reporting long term or recurrent back problems. To minimise the injury risk Dr Garbutt recommends a holistic approach to getting ready for the game. This includes regular maintenance, good nutrition, appropriate warm up and warm down protocols including stretching after a game, being prepared with a proper training regime, easing back into exercise after a break and hydration on the field. Dr Garbutt also recommends that anyone returning to sport after a break consider a visit to their local chiropractor to tune up their body and make sure it is ready to go for the season. No matter what sport you play, you will be placing your body under structural stress, he warned. There are benefits to be had in ensuring your body has a regular tune up and is ready to perform at its peak in the same way that you would regularly book your car in for a service. and the head Recent studies have also shown that there may be a direct link between sports injuries and dementia. Concussion is not an uncommon sport injury and surveyed players who have had concussions report more problems with memory, concentration, speech impediments, headaches and other neurological problems than those who had not. Neurologists say once a person suffers a concussion, he is as much as four times more likely to sustain a second one. An American woman, Dr. Eleanor Perfetto has filed a claim on behalf of her husband, Ralph Wenzel, contending that his dementia at 67 is related to his career as an NFL lineman from 1966 to For more information about sports injuries and how they can be prevented, visit the New South Wales Sporting Injuries Committee s web site: www. sportinginjuries.nsw.gov.au. Photo Jeff Dawson MONTHLY MARKETS 1st SAT Bruns Heads st SAT Murwillumbah st SUN Byron Bay st SUN Lismore Car Boot nd SUN The Channon nd SUN Lennox Head nd SUN Alstonville rd SAT Mullumbimby rd SAT Murwillumbah rd SUN Uki rd SUN Nimbin rd SUN Lismore Car Boot rd SUN Ballina th SUN Bangalow th SUN Lennox Head th SUN Nimbin SATURDAYS Byron Community Bazaar 10-2pm FARMERS MARKETS Each TUE New Brighton Each TUE Organic Lismore Each THU 8-11am Byron Each FRI 7-11am Mullum Each SAT 8-11am Bangalow Each SAT 8am-1pm Uki Byron Bay Camping & Disposals For Rossi, Blundstone, Uggs and tents Phone: Easter boat safety results Third quarter April 6 19:37 New moon April 14 22:29 First quarter April 22 04:20 Full moon April 28 22:19 The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=sport> Day of month Sun rise Sun set Moon rise Moon set Results from the statewide Easter Boating Campaign Operation Safe Speed found boaters on the North Coast waterways were mostly abiding by speed restrictions, however more needed to comply with safety equipment rules. Minister for Ports and Waterways, Paul McLeay, said NSW Maritime checked 357 vessels on waterways from Foster to Tweed Heads during the campaign. The Easter long weekend marks the close of the boating season and is also one of the busiest periods of the season, he said. Tragically, over the weekend two competitors in the Taree Easter Classic power boat races died in separate incidents during the races. The incidents are being investigated by Police with assistance from NSW Maritime. Mr McLeay said on-the-spot fines and formal warnings were issued to 57 skippers on the North Coast, most for missing safety equipment. I congratulate the 84 per cent of boaters who are complying with safety rules, though this compliance rate can be improved, Mr McLeay said. Convenor of the Country Labor Parliamentary Group, Christine Robertson said Boating Safety Officers spoke to boaters about the importance of travelling at safe speeds and complying with speed restrictions. Boating Safety Officers patrol the waterways across the year, so go over and ask them anything you re not sure about, they re there to give information and keep everyone safe, Ms Robertson said. Mr McLeay said of the total fines and warnings issued over the long weekend, the single biggest category was failing to have the required safety equipment such as lifejackets, paddles, oars, buckets and fire extinguishers on board. Don t wait for a fine to become educated about boating safety. You re the skipper, you re responsible, make sure you re informed, said Mr McLeay. Info on boating safety is in the Boating Handbook available from NSW Maritime service centres, call the Info Line on or visit the web site APRIL 2010 Astronomical data and tides High tide, height (m) Low tide, height (m) 1 T ,1.54; 2307, ,0.25; 1643, F ,1.41; 2351, ,0.31; 1722, S , ,0.40; 1801, S ,1.69; 1219, ,0.49; 1745, M ,1.59; 1315, ,0.57; 1836, T ,1.50; 1422, ,0.62; 1942, W ,1.44; 1534, ,0.63; 2059, T ,1.43; 1636, ,0.61; 2210, F ,1.44; 1724, ,0.56; 2309, S ,1.47; 1804, ,0.52; 2358, S ,1.50; 1839, , M ,1.52; 1913, ,0.55; 1259, T ,1.52; 1945, ,0.49; 1329, W ,1.50; 2017, ,0.44; 1359, T ,1.47; 2052, ,0.41; 1430, F ,1.43; 2130, ,0.39; 1504, S ,1.38; 2211, ,0.39; 1543, S ,1.32; 2256, ,0.41; 1624, M ,1.27; 2347, ,0.45; 1713, T , ,0.48; 1811, W ,1.67; 1350, ,0.48; 1921, T ,1.64; 1503, ,0.46; 2039, F ,1.63; 1609, ,0.61; 2155, S ,1.65; 1705, ,0.38; 2302, S ,1.66; 1756, , M ,1.65; 1844, ,0.43; 1223, T ,1.62; 1929, ,0.35; 1305, W ,1.56; 2014, ,0.30; 1347, T ,1.49; 2057, ,0.29; 1428, F ,1.41; 2140, ,0.31; 1508,0.51 Daylight Saving Time ends 3am April 4. Time lags: Ballina Boat Dock: 15 min; Byron Bay: nil; Brunswick River Highway Bridge: high 30 min, low 1 hr; Mullumbimby: 1 hr 10 min; Billinudgel: 3 hr 55 min; Chinderah: high 1 hr 30 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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39 Service Directory P & L Guy ph: hamptonandlarsson.com.au Tiling & Building Maintenance Wall & floor tiling Carpentry Bathroom renovation Fully insured Lic No 55115C / Quality Renovations & Carpentry 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 or Piers DISCOVER CHIROPRACTIC BYRON BAY Margaret Tay MICHAEL SCHWAGER Chiropractor 108 Stuart St, Mullumbimby MULLUM CHIROPRACTIC Karl Wedeman & Brent Verco. 110 Dalley St WAVE OF LIFE NETWORK CHIRO (lowforce) 8/9 Fletcher St, Byron Bay. Andrew Badman CLEANING ABOVE & BEYOND CLEANING Simply the best. Free quotes. Great rates or AMORE CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING or DI S CLEANING SERVICE Efficient & professional. 7 days DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS CLEANING SERVICE QUALITY HOUSEKEEPING...Julie WINDOW CLEANING...Boyd WINDOW/PRESSURE CLEANING Professional work, free quotes, 20 yrs exp.. Steve COMPUTER SERVICES DAVID LAWSON COMPUTER SERVICES All services & repairs for PCs KENSCOMPUTERS.COM.AU General repairs, sales, parts, upgrades, internet computer centre the only computer shop in the heart of byron bay Apple & PC technicians Computer sales Service and repairs Laptops & desktops New & secondhand House calls Data recovery Internet & wireless Bags & accessories Ink & toner cartridges Printing & scanning mac pc UPSTAIRS, 3 MARVEL ST Doctor Data Rescue Have you lost important files? DON T PANIC! There is a solution We can recover from Low rates. Fast local service hard disks USB flash drives ipods/mp3 players CDs/DVDs digital camera storage (SD etc) Experienced Licensed Builder Lic No C Wire Balustrades. Building, Extensions & Renovations. Contact Braidon on a-class carpentry & joinery Aaron Wainwright ALL RENOVATIONS & REPAIRS ANDREW TAPP LIC C [eco] sphere SUSTAINABLE BUILDING AND DESIGN NEW HOMES AND RENOVATIONS CONCRETE AND TIMBER MOISTURE TESTING OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE JAMES BEARD LIC 45077C CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING Sneeze less, sleep better and breathe deeper Before After Call Rhys CHIROPRACTIC BAY FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC Peter Wuehr 17 Bangalow Rd Byron Bay BYRON BAY CHIROPRACTIC CENTRE Bruce, Brent, Bianca. 1/12 Tasman Way, Byron A&I Est ACTION WINDOW & PRESSURE CLEANING or BAYSIDE WINDOW CLEANING & PRESSURE CLEANING Always Waterwise Professional Window Cleaning DOMESTIC COMMERCIAL BOND CLEANS Level 5 restrictions compliant Reliable and of the highest quality call for a free quote FREECALL MOBILE TLC TENDER LOVING CARE Truck Mounted Machine CARPET CLEANING Specialising in household carpet cleaning Speedy Drying Kevin & Margaret Bower (02) WET JET PRESSURE CLEANING Commercial & Domestic FREE QUOTES call Chris Gort / Commercial & Domestic Window Cleaning Interior cleaning services Builders final interior clean Bond clean Home clean Jo-Anne Neaves the only. since 1992 :- ) COUNSELLING ART & BODY BASED THERAPY Felicity Grace. Mullumbimby Wednesdays ART THERAPY & SANDPLAY THERAPY For children & adults... Claudia Leaney BYRON BAY STRESS REDUCTION CENTRE Medicare bulk billing(cond. apply) EXPERIENTIAL ARTS THERAPY Miecat trained...anna RELATIONSHIP SEXUAL COUNSELLING with John. Byron Thursdays & Fridays Byron Shire CURTAINS & BLINDS Rob & Lorraine Cubis Ph: Mob: Free Quotes on:- Screens Hollands Venetians Pleated Security Awnings & Patios Vertical drapes Curtains & Blinds continued on next page The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=service Directory>

40 Service Directory CURTAINS & BLINDS (continued) DECKS & PATIOS The Deck Doctor Specialising in: Richard Neylan Fax: (02) DENTISTS BANGALOW DENTAL CENTRE In the Medical Centre Complex, Bangalow BRUNSWICK HOLISTIC DENTAL CENTRE MULLUMBIMBY DENTAL CENTRE 100 Stuart St, Mullumbimby SHORES DENTAL Brian Donnellan & Richard Conn. Rajah Rd, Ocean Shores DESIGN & DRAFTING ACCENT COLOR PLAN COPYING / PRINTING BAREFOOT BUILDING DESIGN New Homes & additions...bob Acton BYRON ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN & DRAFTING or DAVID ROBINSON DRAFTING Renovation, design & plans or EXPANDESIGN Houses & renovations. Alok Eggenberger GARDEN DESIGN, FENG SHUI or Design/Residential/Commercial. Chris Knapp M.Arch BDANSW or BUILDING PLANS & ENGINEERING Let us make building easier for you Call Jeff: ELECTRICIANS ALF BURLEY 24 hour call out. Very reasonable rates. Lic C ALL ELECTRICAL WORK Small jobs including safty switches etc. Lic EC Syd COUGHRAN ELECTRICAL 24 hourt service, Lic C or CURTIS ELECTRICAL 24 hour service all Byron Shire. Lic 79065C RONNIE SPINKS Everything electrical Lic SMALL URGENT EMERGENCY JOBS ONLY SUNRISE BEACH & BYRON A&I ESTATE From 5am, 7 days. Lic C... Jim Business, Home, Farm, Industrial Reliable and Punctual ELECTRICIAN 24 Hr Service No Call Out Fee Andrew Curtis Lic No 79065C Ph Solar power specialist Call Norm FOR EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL IN BYRON SHIRE THE MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST NO CALL OUT FEES FREE QUOTES 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE Lic C Schultz Circuit Electrical Commercial, industrial and domestic applications Local, reliable, friendly electrician. Extensive experience. No obligation, free quotes. Call Wayne or Lic C SMALL, URGENT & EMERGENCY ELECTRICAL JOBS Genuine 24 hour, 7 days a week service Call MATT THE $25 DISCOUNT! Country Energy contractor Overhead power supply OH HANG IT OH POT IT Fresh local flowers & plants. Deliveries Underground power Byron Bay. Fresh flowers, weddings. Interflora member Metering / Off Peak Call Jürgen LED lighting sales FURNITURE RESTORATION & CONSTRUCTION Lic NSW & installations 88593C STEPHEN THURSTON Antique restoration, furniture commissions April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=service Directory> Lic 79065C ELECTRICIAN Lic (24hrs) Lic C RENOVATIONS MAINTENANCE STOKES BAY ELECTRICAL SERVICES P/L 28 Gordon St, Mullumbimby FOR SOLUTIONS TO YOUR ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS Lic 98590C FENCING SOLAR UPGRADES GENERATORS Phone ADDISON FENCING Colourbond, pool, timber, glass & screens BEDNARZ, H & W, FENCING Specialise in pool, colourbond & timber fencing BENS FENCING RELIABLE, PROMPT, QUALITY 7 days BYRON & BEYOND FENCING Any fence, any time, prompt quotes or FENCE FORMERS Landscaping and fencing solutions FLOOR SANDING & POLISHING THE DECK DOCTOR Decks sanded & restored. Free quotes...richard North Coast Floor Sanding & Polishing FLORISTS GARDEN & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE A VEGIE PATCH custom designed for your budget & needs... Luke AAA ACTION GARDENERS For all your garden needs, treelopping & chipping AARON S affordable mowing, rubbish removal, chainsaw work, fencing AN OCTOPUS GARDENS Reliable, experienced, fully insured or ANGEL GARDENING Mowing, maintenance and rubbish removal... Simon BLUEGUM MOWING Garden & property maintenence...adam or BRUNSWICK VALLEY LAWN & GARDEN For all your garden needs or BYRON SHIRE PROPERTY SERVICES Google it! or ENVIRO MEN Lawns, plaster, painting, decks, concrete, trees, ride on, insured GARDEN DESIGN with guru Phil Dudman GARDENS RENOVATED Weeding, clear ups, mowing, trimming etc. Reasonable rates. Ph Tim GREEN EARTH Garden restoration, maintenance, tree & rubbish removal or GUTTERS CLEANED all areas, free quotes, fully insured or MULLUM HANDYMAN Gardening, mowing, rubbish removal, insured Ride on...peter MYOCUM MOWING Trees & rubbish removal...neil or SPECIALIST WEED CONTROL CONTRACTORS / CONSULTANTS TREE & PALM LOPPING Felling, rubbish removal, fully insured, free quotes Garden & Property Maintenance Mowing/ ride-on Brush cutting Landscaping Garden restoration Mulching Weed control Rubbish removal Pressure cleaning Servicing the Byron Shire & beyond. Fully insured. ABN Sam Plummer HINTERLAND ACREAGE MOWING & BRUSHCUTTING Fast and reliable service. Fully insured. Luke / Peter McDonald Fencing & Farm Maintenance / Fencing Slashing Stockyard Building 4WD 4 in 1 Bucket Post & Rail Fences All areas no job too small

41 Service Directory ACREAGE MOWING PROPERTY+GARDEN MAINTENANCE FAB: or DAZ: BOBCAT MULCHER & BOBCAT HIRE Clear your property in an environmentally friendly way! JOSH WATERS GAS FITTERS & SUPPLIERS BRUNSWICK VALLEY GAS SUPPLY. FREE DELIVERY, NO RENTAL GLAZIERS OCEAN SHORES GLASS AND SCREENS Glass splashbacks Lic No 61205C GRAPHIC DESIGN ACCENT COLOR Web Design & Construction GUTTERING ANDY S HANDY SERVICE Gutter cleaning GUTTER GUARD SPECIALISTS Installing Aluminium, Stainless Steel and Polyethylene mesh. SPOTLESS GUTTERS or a/h (02) HANDYPERSONS A TO Z HANDYMAN SERVICES Jack of All...Andre or ABSOLUTE HANDYMAN Indoor/outdoor maintenance ACTION PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Carpentry, repairs, renovations CALL A HUBBY for all your little odd jobs... Ami CAPE BYRON PROPERTY MAINTENANCE all areas Tom Scott or FEDERAL FIX ITS... Terry or GOLDEN HANDS Experienced, reliable handyman for all jobs + lawnmowing HANDYMAN with 25 years carpentry experience MULLUM HANDYMAN Maintenance, repairs, painting, renovations, gardening RELIABLE HANDYMAN SERVICES...Michael or Local reliable building repairs, carpentry and handyman service Insured. Licence C Phone Kieren Property Maintenance & Carpentry Decks, Pergolas, Renovations, Rubbish Removal Call CHESTER years experience! HEALTH : Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Counselling, Dentists, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy ACUPUNCTURE CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE Dr Adam Osborne ACUPUNCTURE CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE M Collis ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE Postural re-education for pain, stress/dysfunction. M. Hayes AYURVEDA Consultations, massage, treatments... Jacinta BONES FOR LIFE OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTION Jenny Groves BOWEN TECHNIQUE Back, neck & shoulder pain. Suffolk Park...Jenny BRYANT HOPLEY Herbalism, homeopathy, nutrition. Byron Bay Lic No C CRANIOSACRAL BALANCING Najma Ahern. Practitioner, tutor and trainer CRANIOSACRAL, CHIROPRACTIC, OSTEOPATHY David Ackerman EAST COAST PILATES STUDIO Brunswick Heads. Judy Leane FELDENKRAIS Jenny Groves KINESIOLOGY & REMEDIAL MASSAGE Paritosho Rowe LIVE BLOOD SCREENING Naturopath. Phillippa Church MULLUM HOMEOPATHY Christina (Ina) Buhse registered classical Homeopath MULLUMBIMBY HERBALS Naturopathy, Massage, 79 Stuart St MULLUMBIMBY MEDICAL CENTRE 60 Stuart St REFLEXOLOGY Emmett, Bowen, Katy Berentsen HEATING BLACK S FIREPLACE INSTALLATIONS + chimney sweeping services HIRE BYRON WEDDING & PARTY HIRE MULLUM HIRE Builders, party and much more INTERIOR DESIGN Interior/ exterior design or KATE PLATT Interior Designs, or I N T E R I O R D E S I G N COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS residential commercial furniture packages Melinda Maguire Interior Designer visual merchandising home styling colour consulting LABOUR HIRE LANDSCAPING & EXCAVATION A NORTHERN RIVERS TRENCHING 65HP chain trencher and mini excavator BENNO S DINGO SERVICE All areas, reliable or BRUNSWICK VALLEY DIGGER MAN Excavator & tipper hire... Matt BRENDON POWELL Bobcat, excavator, tipper & auger. All jobs GECKO LANDSCAPE SOLUTIONS All aspects of landscaping & design. Lic C VILLA LANDSCAPES Paving, retaining walls, landscaping Brunswick Valley Digger Man 3t Excavators & Tipper Hire All aspects of small earthmoving. Matt A COASTAL EXCAVATION 1.5t, 6t & 12t Excavators Bobcat Grader Post Hole Borers Compaction roller Rock hammer All building works Bush clearing Dams Road construction House, tank and site levelling All general earthmoving Nick DAVID FROST LANDSCAPES Qualified horticulturalist 25 years experience Ex-Royal Botanical Gardens Phone David on Specialising in Over 20 yrs experience - friendly reliable service Ring Dean on MINI EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT HIRE Ian Mathison AH Servicing the Byron Shire and beyond TINY EARTHWOR Philip Toovey ph/fax various implements available for limited access projects 1176 Myocum Rd, Mullumbimby (just past golf course) GREG SOUTHERN Owner/Operator in Byron Shire since 1981 Lic No 42539c EXCAVATOR BOBCAT & WATER TRUCK ALL MATERIAL DELIVERIES DINGO DIGGER Limited access specialists Phone Dan / WOOD FIRED OVENS Specialising in wood fired pizza ovens, outdoor entertaining areas & decks STONEWORK / LICENSED BROTHELS Venus Lounge Gentlemen s Retreat 17 Morton Street, Chinderah The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=service Directory>

42 Service Directory MOTORING BILLINUDGEL TYRES & BATTERIES CAR BODIES REMOVED Any condition CAR BODIES REMOVED FREE $$$s PAID or FRED HENRY MECHANICAL REPAIRS Billinudgel MECHANICAL REPAIRS, WARREN SIMMONS Byron Bay BAYSIDE RADIATORS, WINDSCREENS AND AIR CONDITIONING 24 hours 7 days Serving Byron Shire AUTO COOLING SERVICE CENTRE Where else would you take a leak! MULLUMBIMBY TYRE SERVICE LEGENDARY OFFROAD TYRES Preferred insurance repairer Major & minor smash repairs Locally owned & operated 1 Mogo Place Billinudgel Est 1985 NATUROPATHY BRYANT HOPLEY Herbalism, homeopathy, nutrition. Byron Bay NUTRITION FOOD AS MEDICINE Samantha Gowing, Gowings Food & Health OSTEOPATHY ANDREW HALL Biodynamic cranial. New Brighton BANGALOW Jodie Jacobs BRUNSWICK HEADS OSTEOPATHY Sue Broadbent, Monday Friday BYRON OSTEOPATHIC CARE Eve Schoenheimer, Rachel Cooper NORTH COAST OSTEOPATHY...Jodie Jacobs TOBY MILLS Mullumbimby or PAINTING AD PAINTING by John Hand. Lic 13246C or BYRON PRO-PAINT Quality guaranteed, fair prices, free quotes. Lic 87771C...Ben DEREK BULLION PAINTING Free quotes. Lic R or NORTH POINT PAINTING SERVICES Quality only. Lic C or PAINTING & DECORATING Free quotes. Lic C...Justin or All-Ways Painting or ALL WORK GUARANTEED Lic C YVES DE WILDE QUALITY PAINTING SERVICES FINALIST OF THE MASTER PAINTERS OF AUSTRALIA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE ENVIRO FRIENDLY PAINTING LIC C Antonio Specialising in non-toxic: Lic C FLYNN S QUALITY PAINTING 16 years experience For a free quote call Mark on or mobile Quality work to be sure, to be sure! T & J Painting Reliable Professional Service Tony Harmer Tweed Lic. No PEST CONTROL Jeremy Delaney Byron TROPICALE Environmental pest consultants...termites! or (ah) For your entire pest management needs including spray free cockroach treatments and non toxic termite control or after hours on Arachnid Pest Management ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS PHYSIOTHERAPY ANTHONY D ORSOGNA Physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, acupuncture Suffolk Park 1 Bryce St BANGALOW PHYSIOTHERAPY Manual therapies, acupuncture, pilates. Liz Thomas, Libby Nelson, Ryan Huxley, Clare Connolly CLAUDIA MIRDITA Craniosacral therapy, physiotherapy CONTINENCE / PELVIC FLOOR Janelle Angel. 3/10 Station Street, Bangalow PETRA KARNI Physiotherapy, craniosacral therapy, Alexander technique. 29 Fletcher St, Byron Bay NICK EDMOND, MARTINA RIGBY Physiotherapy, acupuncture & craniosacral therapy Govinda 8 Jubilee Ave, Mullumbimby. Monday, Wednesday, Friday OCEAN SHORES PHYSIOTHERAPY NIGEL PITMAN PAULA RAYMOND-YACOUB Acupuncture and physio HOME Renata Tenta, home visits PICTURE FRAMING ARTISTS CANVASES Premium cotton/linen, unbeatable prices BILLINUDGEL CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING 7/1 Wilfred St, Billinudgel CUSTOM PICTURE BYRON ART SUPPLIES 3/97 Centennial Circuit CUSTOM MADE FRAMING professional canvas stretching & giclee printing quality art supplies the centre 3 Centennial Ct PLASTERING SPRECKLEY S PLASTERING SERVICE Reasonable rates. Lic PLASTERING CONTRACTOR DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL C. A. Warwick Lic. No C Free quotes Gyprock fi xing & setting Craig / PLUMBERS A+ JARRAH DAVIDSON Plumbing, draining, gas fitting & roofing. Lic C BILL CONNORS Plumber & drainer Gold Lic No L1051 CA BRETT SEKAC PLUMBING Maintenence & renovation specialist. Lic C BRUNSWICK VALLEY PLUMBING All plumbing, 24hr. Lic or DART PLUMBING Plumbing, roofing, gas service. Lic C DLC WATER PLUMBING SERVICE Lic C I LOVE PLUMBING Call Steve Lic C MARK CORBETT Plumbing, draining, gas fitting. Lic or MARK STRATTON PLUMBING Lic 57803C or PLUMBING, DRAINS, LP GAS Dennis McKinnon Lic L or Adrian Black PLUMBER Cape Byron PLUMBING All plumbing, gasfi tting & roofi ng Phone Lic 4838 PRINTER TONER & CARTRIDGES INKY BUSINESS 19 Tasman Way, Byron Bay PRINTING & COPYING SERVICES ACCENT COLOR The Copy & Laminating Shop GRAPHIC EXPRESSIONS Digital printing & labels NORTH COAST PRINT SOLUTIONS Graphic design and printers April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=service Directory>

43 Service Directory REMOVALISTS UTE AND DRIVER Get a move on!... Richard or T&T Freight Co / BEYOND BYRON REMOVALS Ready for work within & beyond Byron Brisbane Sydney backloading For careful service & great rates phone or Phone Cape Byron Removals Wheel Do It Wheel Move It LOCAL / INTERSTATE Small move specialist 7 days HOURLY RATES & QUOTES Anthony RUBBISH REMOVAL Seniors card accepted 4x4 Truck ANDY S HANDY SERVICE Rubbish removal BEST SKIPS BANGALOW 2m 2, 4m 2, 6m 2 bins or GET RID OF IT! Rubbish, recycling, green waste... Richard or OCEAN SHORES SKIPS Mini skip specialists... Jim [eco] sphere SUSTAINABLE BUILDING AND DESIGN RUBBISH AND GREEN WASTE REMOVAL TIP TRUCK HIRE WITH SELF LOAD OPTION OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE JAMES BEARD LIC 45077C SECURITY SERVICES BRUNSWICK VALLEY LOCKSMITHS Shirewide or TRINE SEPTIC SYSTEMS Trine Solutions Licence No C SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS Sustainable environmental outcomes Drainage, Gasfitting & Plumbing / / SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS A1 SEWING MACHINES Since 1964 Leaders In Service SOLAR INSTALLATION Mullumbimby Pools Shop Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday mornings Phone Mob Lic TILING CERAMIC TILE REPAIRS Small jobs preferred... Terry or TILER/STONEMASON/WATERPROOFER Lic 24418C Phone Karl TILING PERFECTION & WATERPROOFING Free quotes. Lic C or WILL CASTLE TILING Bathroom renovations, wall and fl oor tiling. Over 40 years experience. Competitively priced. FREE QUOTES or Lic C TREE SERVICES CHOPPY CHOP TREE SERVICES Crane & bobcat or SUMMERLAND TREE SERVICES... Call Jo or THE CHAINSAW GUYS All tree work or TREE CONTROL SERVICES Free quotes JIM S TREE & STUMP REMOVAL UPHOLSTERY BANGALOW UPHOLSTERY Re-covering specialists BYRON BAY UPHOLSTERY Curtains & soft furnishings or VETERINARY SURGEONS BYRON BAY VET CLINIC 1/70 Centennial Cct. Rowen Trevor-Jones MATT ALLWORTH MULLUMBIMBY VET CLINIC Neil Farquhar & Dr Richard Gregory WATER FILTERS WATER TANK CLEANING The Water Filter Experts for home, commercial and rural properties or BYRON SHIRE WATER TANK CLEANING... Phone Mark or WEB DESIGN SERVICES ECO-FRIENDLY WEB DESIGN & HOSTING pembertoncreative.com or SUSIE DOVE WEB DESIGN WEB BROWSER Quality websites at affordable prices or LIGHTHOUSE REMOVALS Local Country Interstate LOCAL SYDNEY GOLD COAST BRISBANE MELBOURNE Servicing this area for 11 years. SOLAR SYSTEMS Lic. Electrical Contractors NOT ALL SOLAR PANELS ARE THE SAME! Your local installer dealing in Sharp Solar Modules, Australian made Latronic Inverters and Century/Yuasa batteries. Specialists in Standalone and Grid Interact Solar Power Systems. P: E: SOLICITORS TYNDALL & CO Business, commercial, family law. Byron Bay SWIMMING POOLS BAYWATER POOLS PTY LTD Design, construction. Lic C or WEDDING SERVICES TAILORED CEREMONIES BY WILL ALLAN... or WINDOW TINTING SUNRISE WINDOW TINTING Cars, homes, etc. Quality guaranteed...richard TWEED BYRON WINDOW TINTING Serving the Shire since The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=service Directory>

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If you are enthusiastic, can work within a team to create something new and unique, understand and prepare Living Live Food, are reliable, trustworthy and fun, then DO NOT come into the shop, but please me your experience, date of birth, your favourite juice and how you would make a fl ax cracker to Wild Nights with John Hale Secrets of Love - Taoist & Tantric Secrets - Compassionate Inquiry - Sexual Yoga Practices Weekend 1-2 May Evening Talks 7pm Thu 15, Tue 20, Wed 21 Apr Byron Bay Services Club Jonson St Divine body of work. - Stuart Deep heart opening. - Sonia Mind blowing. - Tony Call Amy (02) DEADLINE 12pm Monday for display ads 1pm Monday for line ads Account enquiries phone via clairaudient Shelley Neller. Phone Healing the earth, healing ourselves. Below Wollumbin (Mt Warning) Past lives & nature spirits explored. Sat 24 April, 9-12pm. 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The Draft Management Plan and Budget outlines items such as Public Meeting Two Public meetings will be held to enable the community to be informed of the contents of the draft documents, and is scheduled to be held at the Byron Shire Council Chambers, Station Street, Mullumbimby Tuesday 27 April 2010 at 6.00pm and Byron Shire Council Depot, Training Room, Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay Wednesday 28 April 2010 at 6.00pm. A Rates Calculator for 2010/11 is available on Council s website, at under the heading of Current Matters. The Rates Calculator gives ratepayers an indication of their ordinary (general) rates payable for 2010/11. 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45 DRIVERS DANGEROUS GOODS LICENCE & RENEWAL COURSES WEEKEND COURSE TO BE HELD IN LISMORE Sat 17th & Sun 18th April For further information and bookings Law Transport Consultant Services HYPNOTHERAPY Healing from the Roots JUST IMAGINE HYPNOTHERAPY Catrine Irwin AHS NGH Byron Bay louise barrow. NEED A LOGO? NEED A WEBSITE? NEED A BROCHURE NEED BUSINESS CARDS? for a free graphic design quote call Annabelle psychic, intuit, medium, counsellor, personal, business & relationships Accepting bookings for tarot & empowerment classes All readings by appointment only Online services: phoenixbelle.com.au t a n t r a tuition* massage *counselling Laviras invites you to experience tantric practices gathered from around the world during her 11years as a practitioner of sacred sexual arts info MULLUMBIMBY COMMUNITY MARKET This Saturday No dogs please GYUTO MONKS OF TIBET Rosebank in April Available for Pujas Decisive Experience Meditation Intensive w/s April 30/May 1 Animal Blessing May 2 Enq. Ph CAMP BANAKUMA with CHRIS BERRY APRIL DRUM, DANCE, MARIMBA Ph: The Talkin the Drum Team Blue Moon Publishing Birth Your Dream Book! Editing Design Marketing Author Rep CELEBRANTS WEDDINGS, FUNERALS, NAMINGS IAN HOWDEN Moving, momentous & memorable Civil Celebrant MARRIAGE CELEBRANT Unique weddings & ceremonies ALISON MACKAY DEREK HARPER Celebrating love and lives OCEANA - UNFORGETTABLE READINGS ASTROLOGY 2010 Charts for the year from $30 TAROT Brunswick Heads SEALY Truckload Sale THIS SATURDAY ONLY A truckload of bedding bargains! Bridglands Mullumbimby HEALTH KIDS YOGA & DANCE Classes O Shores, Tatiana CHOKE THE SMOKES WITH HYPNOSIS. Paul L. Jones C.Ht. DO IT NOW! HYPNOTHERAPY & Counselling. Wendy Purdey. Relax, resolve, release & restore inner calm & clarity. Benefits include insights, understanding & energy to create change. Enq welcome BEST HAWAIIAN LOMI massage, med & deep, 1 or 2 hrs. John Continence & Pelvic Floor Janelle Angel - Physiotherapist. Bangalow. Phone Tantric Experience Sacred & sensual massage combining ancient techniques with loving guidance. Ph Lucy or Mullum Medical Ctr - Mon, Fri, Sat Want the best weekend for only $40? OPEN 7 DAYS - WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY TIL 8PM REMEDIAL MASSAGE BILLINUDGEL Debra Casey Dip RM, fully accredited, Health fund rebates. Ph BREATHWORK Accredited courses and sessions MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Ocean Shores remedial sports massage, Health fund rebates, $50 1hr Phone Patrick BEST MOBILE MASSAGE therapeutic 20yrs exp. Phone Julie Sexual Counselling Alison Rahn qualified sex therapist OSTEOPATH A biodynamic approach to Osteopathy in the cranial field ANDREW HALL Monday to Friday every 2nd week New Brighton Not your usual Osteopathy P I L A T E S & G Y R O T O N I core studio. Ph NIA DANCE DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE Adrian Shortland Specialising in chronic neck & lower back pain. Adrian brings his 10 yrs exp in lecturing, research & 1000s of hours in massage, to his proven treatment. All health rebates THAI MASSAGE 1.5 hrs $50, home visit $60. Ekka, 7 days Traditional MASSAGE EGBERT WEBBER N.D. All funds Structural / Postural: Deep tissue, Cranio 20 years exp, Byron Bay HONUA MEA CLEANSING CLINIC Kahuna Bodywork with Sarah Foley. Hawaiian cleansing programs avail. Prof qualified Naturopathic Colonic Hydrotherapist in Mullum PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR CHILDREN Gestalt trained, Oaklander method. Su-lee Ling. Ph BODY BALANCE, 2/111 Jonson St Sun, Mon & Tues with Claire Hay Phone Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat with Herbert Phone MASSAGE & INJURY MANAGEMENT JAMIE BENNETT B. Clin. Sci., Dip. Rem. Mass., Dip. Ex. Sci. Specialising in sports/work injuries, back pain relief & rehab, remedial & relaxation 20 yrs exp. Rebates JAW R.E.S.E.T. HEALING Helps stress from teeth grinding, dental work or accidents; or Tibetan Sound Chakra healing with tuning forks. Rose Gilmore GESTALT Exploring What Is Deborah Lilly MGest Therapy REVITALISING MASSAGE Gentle or deep tissue, Ocean Shores qualified. Nina , Mohani s Massage + organic facials in Mullum Tantric Experience Sacred & sensual massage combining ancient techniques with loving guidance. Ph Lucy or OCEAN SHORES CRANIOSACRAL with Martina Rigby - Physiotherapist Health fund rebates QUIT SMOKING IN 60 MINUTES How? Ask Ingrid phone $50 Tues to Sat Mullum Kahuna Bodywork Much More Than a Massage Clinic in Mullum, Mon - Fri pm Weekends by appointment only. Opposite The Echo. Phone KINESIOLOGY Lin Bell , & LomiLomi Massage REALIGNMENT of muscles, tendons + ligaments by Felicity Rose, certified massage therapist, ATM registered, health rebates. Ph MEDITATION with Ocha 5.30pm Mondays Discover the aliveness of within 5 Wollongbar, Byron YOGA CLASSES WITH CONSTA Tues 6.30 & Thurs 9.30am at Yellow Church. Wed class begins 28/4 Red Tent, Byron, pm. See you there! BIRTH STORIES at Wise Woman Group, Red Tent Yoga. Come share the wisdom, Fri 16 April, 10am HOLISTIC HEALTH Go See Normie HOLISTIC HYPNOTHERAPY Free yourself Phone Jhon , COUNSELLING/COACHING New in Mullum! Gestalt trained, first 30 min free. Please call Remember to place your ad! DEADLINE for the winter issue May 7th Ph: GUDGIMALU ABORIGINAL CULTURE NIGHT Tuesdays 7pm Byron Youth Activity Centre. Singing Dancing Story Art. $10 entry at door AUZZIE FAMILIES Homestay Care Seeking host families for international students! Essential requirements: 24/7 Agency support provided. Submit application online. MEDIUM - CLAIRVOYANT- COUNSELLOR - ASTROLOGER Northern Star columnist Caring & professional. Liz Winter Dip. Prof. Couns. Mullum www. lizwintermedium.com PROF SERVICES DENTURES LOOK GOOD FEEL GOOD Free consultation. SANDRO SHOE DOCTOR Shoe Surgery now Sole Bros, Arts & Industry Estate. Surgery hours 8am - 5pm EVENTS Public Speaking Heal Your Fear In A 7 Week Course From May 1, 2-4pm Bangalow, $320 Geraldine Barkworth, CALMBIRTH BIRTH PREPARATION & DOULA Raine Sharpe , Brunswick Yoga Tues pm beg, backcare, Thurs 6-8pm general, 21 Fingal St, Bruns. Frida Lezius, Senior Yoga Teacher Phone PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELLING FIRST SESSION FREE Paul Cooke Dip Psych. Dip Counselling Enquiries welcome DEEP HATHA YOGO THATS GENTLE BUT STRONG At Red Tent Yoga (see ad) Tues 9.30am with Ana Davis Wed 5.30pm with Miranda Burne Mention this ad: first class free! Ph HEALING HANDS Deep tissue, remedial and relaxation massage, 20+ years exp, 7 days. Ph Bernie Suffolk Park BODY BALANCE MASSAGE Quality therapeutic bodywork, 20 yrs experience. Herbert Cranio Sacral with Martina Rigby, Physiotherapist, at Mullum Physio Centre Health Fund Rebates EMERGENCY NUMBERS Please stick this by your phone AMBULANCE, FIRE, POLICE AMBULANCE Mullumbimby & Byron Bay BRUNSWICK VALLEY RESCUE Sea & road rescue BRUNSWICK MARINE RADIO TOWER MULLUMBIMBY HOSPITAL BYRON BAY HOSPITAL POLICE Brunswick Heads Mullumbimby Byron Bay Bangalow STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE Storm & tempest damage, flooding AIDS Confidential testing & information (ACON) AL-ANON Help for family & friends of alcoholics , ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 24 hours ANIMAL RESCUE (DOGS & CATS) LIFELINE MENSLINE 7pm 11pm nightly (phone counselling & referral for men) NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meets daily NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE NORTHERN RIVERS GAMBLING SERVICE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 24 hour crisis line GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS Meet 7.30pm Tuesdays at Byron Hospital Group Room, Shirly St, Byron Bay NORTHERN RIVERS WILDLIFE CARERS KOALA HOTLINE GEORGE THE SNAKE MAN NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service (WIRES) The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=classifieds>

46 Wise Women Group: Birth Stories - Share, Listen and Connect Community Acupuncture: Wed, 9-1 pm $20 treatment Sundaia Yoga Clothing Warehouse Sale, Sat 17th April, 12-5pm IME MON TUES WED THUR FRI SAT Vinyasa Flo Vinyasa Flo Kath 7am Geoff 7am 9.30am Mums/T ots Deep Hatha Emma Ana 11am Mums/Bubs Emma 4pm Massage Massage Evening Prenatal Natasha 6pm Community Acupuncture 9-1 pm Massage DeepHatha Miranda 5:30 Ashtanga The Wise Women Prenatal Joan Group Talk/Tea Emma Prenatal Emma 10-11:30am Birth Stories Pregnancy Massage Pregnancy Massage Massage Emma: / 5/102 Centennial Circuit, Byron Arts & Industrial Estate (first left after BP, next to Zakay) Massage at HEARTSPACE Bali Bliss 2 hours $100 Aromatic Body Scrub Deep Relaxing Massage Reflexology GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE (ABOVE SANTOS) Community Acupuncture Wed and Fri 12-4:30pm Heart Space (above Santos), Mullumbimby Wed 9-1pm Red Tent Yoga 5/102 Centenial Circuit, Byron A&I Estate Fully Qualified Practitioners Sessions $ facebook.com/communityacupuncture massage treatments and courses in Mullum Ayurvedic Yoga Massage course May 1/2 and 15/16 Masti M Adler Ph / BYRON BAY Detox Retreats BYRON BAY DETOX CLINIC UPCOMING RETREATS APRIL 25 MAY / MONDAY am Hatha Yoga Aesha pm Meditation TUESDAY am Hatha Yoga Aesha noon Shanti Yoga Linda pm Meditation pm Shanti Yoga for Children Linda (School term) pm Hatha Yoga Aesha MULLUMBIMBY (UPSTAIRS FROM NEWSAGENCY) WEDNESDAY am Shanti Yoga Linda pm Meditation pm Shanti Yoga for Teenagers Linda (School term) pm Shanti Yoga Kim THURSDAY pm Hatha Yoga Aesha pm Meditation FRIDAY am Shanti Yoga Linda Shanti Yoga Linda pm Pranayama (Wednesday) massage, beauty, lifestyle consultation (Thurs) Health Fund Rebates available Classes as usual over Easter BRENT VERCO CHIROPRACTOR BYRON CHIROPRACTIC THURS AM MULLUM CHIROPRACTIC THURS PM, MON,WED & FRI Kate Chase BAppSc, Grad Dip Relationship Therapy Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner relationship counselling family mediation co-parenting coaching tel: BABY SWIM Heated indoor splash pool Infant & toddler classes Adult aqua yoga class Skilful & gentle tuition Enjoy beautiful Mevlana Ph Mukti on DipEd., Aust. Swim Certificate 9 yrs experience Mullumbimby Farmers Free Yogalates Classes & Personal Sessions with student trainees Option 1: Mon 3 rd & Fri 7 th MayTime: am OR Option 2: Mon 10 th, Fri 14 th & Mon 17 th May; Time am FREE YOGALATES CLASSES Fridays 30/4, 7/5 & 14/ pm or pm or pm Tuesdays 4/5 or 11/5 1pm-2.30pm or pm Yogalates Studio 72 Byron Street, Bangalow Ph: SHIATSU by appointment Market Gift Vouchers Available MONDAY THURSDAY am Hatha Diana am Consta pm Hatha Diana pm Hatha Diana TUESDAY pm Hatha Diana am Consta am Vinyassa Deb FRIDAY pm Dru Yoga Diana am Hatha Diana WEDNESDAY am Beginners Diana SATURDAY pm Hatha Diana am Hatha Pennie & Paul 10WK BEGINNERS YOGA COURSE STARTS MON 19TH APRIL PM $130 BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL All welcome. Enquiries: Diana Ewing 9 Myocum St Mullumbimby P: M: E: SATYANANDA YOGA Come and join Riddhi and explore ancient Yogic techniques and practices. Beginners - Chakra Sadhana $96 Tuesdays 5:30-7pm, 20 April - 1 June Advanced - Tattwa Sadhana $120 Mondays 6:30-8am, 21 April - 21 June Byron Bay Girl Guides Hall BONES FOR LIFE 4 week Beginners course $48 Mondays 7-28 June 4-5:30pm 10 week Advanced course $120 Fridays 23 Apr - 25 June 4:30-6pm Suffolk Park Community Hall FOR MORE INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS, call Riddhi or or visit HOLISTIC GYM & HEALTH CENTRE DAY/TIME 6 am $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 John Bettina Alex Em $8 $8 John Malcolm John Gitam Kirsty Davina $8 $8 $8 Bettina General Bettina Kirsty Alex $8 Lila Kirsty Davina $5 & $8 Charity Classes Taught by Teacher Trainees Part-time Teacher Training STARTING IN APRIL: Byron Bay (residential weekends) Level 1 & 2 09 April - 05 Sept $3900 Sydney Otford (residential) Level 1 30 April - 12 Sept $3900 Melbourne (non-residential) Level1 April Sept $2500 Sydney, St. Ives (non-residential) Level 2 24 April - 26 Sept $2750 Call or Register Online M T W T F S 8am Pilates Mat (8-9am) Michael Total Body (9-10am) Leanne Vinyasa Yoga (8-9.30am) Claire Pilates Mat (8-9am) Beginners Vinyasa Yoga (8-9.30) Claire Pilates Mat (8-9am) Josie 10am 4pm 5.30pm Dance Moves (10-11am) Michael Pilates Mat (10-11am) Michael Iyengar Yoga ( ) Claire Pilates Mat (10-11am) Michael Iyengar Yoga ( ) Claire Iyengar Yoga ( am) Claire ABT Vibe (4-5pm) Michael Pilates Mat ( ) Michael Free Classes for all Members! Fitball ( ) Michael Hatha Yoga (5.30-7pm) Sally Iyengar Yoga (5.30-7pm) Claire Boxercise (6-7pm) Kristie MULLUMBIMBY... THE HEALTHIEST PLACE ON EARTH Mullum Sari Natural Health Centre follows the cleansing principles of Dr. Norman Walker to support the body s natural healing ability with living juice, living foods, colonics, distilled water & skin brushing. APRIL HEALTH SPECIALS Calming Colonic... Abdominal Hydrotherapy Massage, Colonic + free juice $99 Save with a 3 Pack... 3x Hydrotherapy Massage, Sauna + free juice $99 1 Day Wellness Package.. Juice Fast, Skin Brush, Yoga, Colonic, Sauna, Hydrotherapy Massage, Ozone Water $149 HOLISTIC GYM - only $60 Per Month A new program every 3 months, unlimited classes, use of vibration machines & exciting new equipment! * Minimum 12 months, direct debit only mullumsari.com 35 Burringbar Street Mullumbimby April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=classifieds>

47 COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY Y Pedro Campiao CMCAPA Individuals Couples Groups YOGA and MASSAGE Byron Surf Club, Main Beach YOGA TUESDAY THURSDAY SATURDAY am am pm Dynamic Flow Basic Hatha Gentle Relaxing Yoga Dynamic Flow Basic Hatha Gentle CLOTHING & ALTRNS SEWING: HEMS & ALTERATIONS Dance wear. Ph Debra BYRON ALTERATIONS 20 Brigantine Street, Arts & Ind Estate Mon to Fri, 10am-4pm TILLYS REPAIRS - IN TOWN ex Byron Fabrics Ph or ART & ARTISANS THE GARDEN GALLERY OPENING Art by Mehar, Sat 17 April, 9am-1pm 6 Station St, Mullumbimby BUS SERVICES BYRON 2 BRISBANE EXPRESS City/Airport 2 hours CHILDCARE Casual ok. Linda Flower Baby/childcare, evenings FOR HIRE $180 for 4 hours & $220 for 8 hours. Ph or Jumping castles to hire from $100 per day, Sumo wrestling suits also available. Phone HALLS FOR HIRE EWINGSDALE HALL AVAILABLE for your next function. Ph TREE SERVICES Dynamic Flow Basic Hatha Relaxing No Class Yoga Exceptionally good massages available TUESDAY THURSDAY SATURDAY Qualified & Professional NICK HART Your local professional tree services FREE QUOTES or SUMMERLAND TREE SERVICES Mulch Supplies Byron Bay & Surrounding Areas Mobile Fully insured professionals Qualified arborist 18 chipper, stump grinders, cherry picker, bobcat & cranetruck. Phone: A VERY HANDY MAN TREE SERVICES COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF TREE WORK & TREE STUMP REMOVAL (STUMP GRINDING) Call Andrew Wilson / After hours & emergency service available Northern Tree Care Peter Gray Dip. Hort. (Arb.) P: M: FOR ALL YOUR PROFESSIONAL TREE CARE NEEDS! Carmine TRADEWORK FACTORY OUTLET OPEN TO PUBLIC NEW/2NDHAND SURBOARDS PROTECSUN SURFHAT/ CAPS SURFBOARD REPAIR MC Surf / Byron Bay Surfboard Co. 3 Banksia Dr, Byron Ind Est DIGGER MAN Excavator & tipper hire Byron Bay Bobcat IAN MILGATE All areas, bobcat & tipper hire, augers, rubbish removal, site clearing COMPUTERS FileMaker Pro Specialist 11th Hour Group Pty Ltd. kenscomputers.com.au new & used PC s, parts - service - repairs, virus & system cleanup, upgrades FOR SALE To suit most makes & models BRIDGLANDS Mullumbimby SEALY Truckload Sale THIS SATURDAY ONLY A truckload of bedding bargains! Bridglands Mullumbimby DINING TABLE solid hardwood, round circa 1930, $ Want to own Lots of sizes and prices at Ray Towers Carpets, Mullumbimby Industrial Estate. DELIVERIES Phone Matt from 50 cents each at Ray Towers Carpets, Mullumbimby Industrial Estate. hanging space, drawers & mirror, 1.6m wide x 2m high, $ TIMBER, pine, treated pine, hardwood, mouldings, sleepers, fencing, Koppers logs, ply, MDF, lattice, made to order. Brims Builders Hardware, Billinudgel , Sth Tweed BEDS - MATTRESSES - ENSEMBLES Best brands. Best range. Sleep Zone, Bridglands, Mullumbimby replica antique, oak high back, $ SEALY Truckload Sale THIS SATURDAY ONLY A truckload of bedding bargains! Bridglands Mullumbimby GRASS HAY Chemical free, mulch, compost $6/bale Also pumpkins & watermelons 404 Left Bank Rd, Mullum I won lotto while I was wearing my lucky jewellery from Hammer & Hand Lotto winner, Mullumbimby HAMMER & HAND Jewellery Collective Ti-Tree Pl, Byron A&I Est. 10-4, 7 days helenluna.com.au also available at Ti Tree Pl, Byron A & I Est. 10-4, 7 days POOL TABLE pub size, mahog finish, all acc, mint cond, $850 ono IPOD NANO 8GB model, crazy price, $185. Bridglands Mullum MIELE Quality appliances, only available in Mullumbimby at Bridglands SODASTREAM Gas cylinders and flavours Bridglands Mullumbimby Quality appliances Check out the range now Bridglands Mullumbimby SPA BATH 6 jet 1.6m x 870 x 500 deep Davey pump ex cond $400 ono,vanity basin 900 wide $80. Phone the best WAXING BUSINESS under the sun? The Wax Room business is for sale. Please or call Clearing at store cost. Bridglands Mullumbimby Delonghi models, in stock now Bridglands Mullumbimby BRIDGLANDS Mullumbimby WARD S Landscape Supplies Wooden railway sleepers, concrete sleepers, garden ornaments & pots, mulches, soil, metals, gravel & more. Mon-Fri 7.00am-5pm, Sat 7.00am-2pm Myocum Rd, Mullum GOOD used furniture bought and sold Bridglands Mullumbimby Road base, gravel, blue metal and metal dust. ALL SIZE DELIVERIES. Phone , buy, sell, repair, recycle. Adult bikes from $50. Phil WINDOW & GLASS sliding door. Window 2100w x 1200h $80, door 1800w x 2100h $120, both with fly screen, good cond. Phone Specialising in recycled baby & childrens needs, clothes, toys, books, prams, high chairs. Next to Bruns Bakery BAMBOO PLY from $10.50sqm. For ceilings, walls, doors, etc. Ph sample & brochure WOOD SHAVINGS, timber kitchen benches. Phone Stan auto $170, fridge 2 door $250. Phone & parts or Poinciana, Xanadu, Cordyline rubra & Red Sensation, Flax, Lomandra, Gingers, Lilly Pilly, grasses, succulents & much more , Mullumbimby, Phone Nisso instruments all types, skinned & made by professional drum makers. Est 12 yrs. Ross Indust Complex Split, seasoned, free kindling. Phone new used 1 mth 4 star 100lt Westington Hse $ laminate incl elec stove/oven 13yr old, $ , for sale with linen incl $400. Phone W pool, 243L, vgc, $230 ono. 3 seater lounge, $100 ono Kings Creek, Mullumbimby Mark / Karen LOCAL NATIVE PLANTS For property plantings. Large range of tube stock for revegetation. Mullum Creek Native Nursery Mullumbimby second clothing FUNKY RECYCLED FASHION upstairs 4 bay lane byron bay behind the beachy DRESS DIFFERENT SPEND LESS Ride On Mower Yard-Man by MTD Model 13AX604G671 20HP Kohler Motor Auto Transmission 42 Inch Cut Excellent condition $1, ONO Ph hinged cupboard doors 2 x 1325H x 500W, 10 x 600H x 500W. Laminated hardwood bench tops. Mercury electric outboard motor. Ph L, s/ st, Italian, suit dom/com kitchen, as new, cost $1800, sell $900 ono , LP, with stand, new skins, beautiful sound, prof use only, bargain $500. Ph ONLY Westinghouse, 340L, good cond, $150 ono STEEL SHELVING 1.8 x 1.8 x 400 deep $165 ea, shelves $10 ea kg, works well, $100. Ph GENERATOR port elec 2200w, as new, still under guarantee, $ ROLLERDOOR 2.5m remote control good cond $ , rust colour $40, recliner chair floral good cond $50, free poly broccoli boxes with lids..great for moving, Ocean Shores. Phone French doors & insets, windows, solid 4 panel doors, lead lights. Ph or x 19mm, 73Lm. $3 Lm. Ph unit w robe, dressing table & bed head with side drawers $ wooden queen bed, nearly new, exc cond & chiro pillow top mattress, $600 ono, Byron NEW ladies clothes all sizes, with tags, from $2-5. Phone SHELVES display, white, Ikea, 1.8 x 1.8 x.4m, as new $300, Mullum custom built, high performance PC, excellent cond, with printer, $899. Ph WARDROBE double sliding doors & 3 draw $50, 2 seater fold out sgl bed $15 + free assorted sofas. Ph Mexican outdoor clay fireplace $65, TV $50, rug $20, all ono giant, towable $1500 Howard slasher $1900, posthole digger $1200, HD 3 tine deep ripper, ditch witch $3200, 1000 lin metres T&G hoop wall boards $1.50pm, towable cart cleaner, wet & dry, multi function, $250, Baracuda Zodiac auto pool cleaner 12m, $ VIOLIN high quality 4/4 student violin, rarely played, mint condition, lovely sound, $800. Text FREE STUFF all mulched & aerated. Phone WANTED GOOD used furniture bought and sold Bridglands Mullumbimby any make, any year, any cond. Will pickup good cond, reasonable price. Ph GARAGE SALES Ads in this section must be paid by credit card or in person at time of placement. Sat 17 April 8am-1pm, good furn, h hold items, baby gear,books, bric-a-brac Golden Penda Pl, Mullum, Sat 17 8am. As new cookbooks, fiction & non fiction books, childrens toys, quality clothes, linen & household items SEALY Truckload Sale THIS SATURDAY ONLY A truckload of bedding bargains! Bridglands Mullumbimby Booyun St, Sat 17 April, 7am to 2pm, kids/adults bikes 29 Tweed St, Sat 8am, entire contents of 5br house Merri Ave, Sat 8am, clothes, books & h hold items, bikes everything must go, Sat 17 April 8am-4pm, 1/6 Sallywattle Dr, Suffolk 12 Gordon St Mullumbimby from 8am - bibs & bobs & odds & sods O.SHORES 42a Rajah Rd Sat 8am, furn, car seat, home wares, fridge, cot + more The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=classifieds> BYO BAG

48 HUGE MOVING OUT travelling Oz sale, everything must go, lots of baby items, furniture, toys, white goods, kitchenware, computer parts etc. 17 Main Arm Rd, Mullum. Fri, Sat, Sun. Ph MULLUM 22 Azalea St 7am-2pm, table tennis tbl, moving, everything must go! BYRON 63 Lilli Pilli Dr, Sat 8.30am. moving sale, architects office equip & stationary + household items BYRON 103 Paterson Street, Sat 8am, bric-a-brac, treasures, new/used ladies clothing HUGE SALE 22 & 24 Cypress Court, Byron, Sat not before 8.30am HUGE CLUTTER CLEAROUT 131 Dalley St, Mullum, Sat 8am, furniture, clothes, kitchenware, h/hold goods, kids stuff O.SHORES 1 Bian Ct, Sat 8.30am, loads of cd s, elect bass guitar, dbl bunk bed, women s clothing, sml furn, bric-a-brac O.SHORES 9 Walgooan Way, child car seats, washing machine, toys, household & more. 8am Sat BANGALOW 34 Rankin Dr, Sat 8-12, furniture, kids toys, books etc, weather permitting HUGE SALE baby items, clothing, shoes, household items & more. 4 Boondoon Cres, Ocean Shores, don t miss out, 8am this weekend HUGE GARAGE SALE 66 Shirley St, Byron, furniture, fridges, TVs, new clothes, art work, books & lots more, Sat not before 8am MULLUM 1 Hottentot Cres, Sat 7am, all quality, womens & baby clothes, ping pong table, household items etc O.SHORES 10 Goondooloo Dr, Sat 8.30am, lots of clothes & h hold items, s/ st wall oven + range hood and more! MOVING SALE Sat, Suffolk, 10 Bottlebrush, furn, tools, st. glass + more BYRON 55 Shirley St, Sat, womens clothes, accessories & more BIG GARAGE SALE deceased estate 519 Left Bank Rd, Sat & Sun, 8-3pm O.SHORES 156 Orana Road, Sat & Sun, 8.30am, household goods, clothes, CDs, etc, too many bargains to mention, all enquiries welcome MOTOR VEHICLES CAR AUCTIONS Buy at Dealers only through us. Ring David CHOICE MADE, $$$ SAVED. CASH PAID FOR UNWANTED CARS Local reg d business or or ADD A PHOTO OF YOUR CAR TO MAXIMISE ITS SELLING POTENTIAL Phone and ask our Echo staff for our special rates for car photos CAR BODIES REMOVED FREE $$$s for most. Phone , CAR RENTALS Weekly rates DAIHATSU CHARADE 97 F2, 11mths rego, exc fuel econ, reg serv, mech A1, $3850 ono or LANCER SE 90, 5 door liftback, air-con, man, g-cond, $1900 ono TOYOTA SR5 4WD station wagon, 1993, AE95R, manual, 5 spd, cruise control, split rear seats, serviced regularly, new tyres, red, 330,000km, TKL090 rego to Nov, can photos, $3000 ono. Mullum. Clive , FORD XG UTE 95, mech A1, air-con, $2200 ono. Ph BARGAINS Hyundai Lantra Sportswagon Auto, a/c, p/s. Great wagon low kms. SN $4,750 Toyota Corolla Hatch Auto, p/s. SN $2,650 Hyundai Excel Hatch 5 speed. Blue. 115,079km. SN $3, Toyota Camry Sedan Auto, a/c, p/s. White. AH-34-PE... $4, Subaru Outback Wagon Auto, a/c, p/s, CD. White 176,091kms. Lovely wagon. VBB $8, CARS UNDER $10, ENDEAVOUR CLOSE, BALLINA Ballina Car Centre DLN TOYOTA CAMRY 99 wagon exc cond regularly serviced, $7500 ono. Phone Julie on or UTE 03 PROTON Jumbuck, 12 mths reg, new tyres, racks, $ MITSUBISHI STAR WAGON 99, auto, 7 seater, 235,000km, a-c, drives great, ext good, int fair, $4990. Ph NISSAN PULSAR LX 2001 auto, sedan, a/c, CD, exc cond, low kms, 8 mnth rego. $6,500. Ph or MITSUBISHI Verada wagon 93, auto, 5 months rego, great cond, bargain, $1600. Phone TOYOTA 4RUNNER 4WD, outfitted for travel, great truck, runs well, must sell, $3000. Ph MITSUBISHI Pajero GLS wd, 7 seat wagon, auto, 94, km good cond power wind, a/c, b/bar, t/bar,cd reg 9/10 $8500. Ph , HOLDEN RODEO diesel, 4x4, new tyres, rego 2/11, $12, FORD ESCAPE ZA XLT great condition, leather trim, sunroof $13,600. Phone HOLDEN BARINA ,000km, 12 mth rego, 4 door hatch, manual, air-con, p-st, CD, $3800. Ph MITSUBISHI MAGNA 96, auto, white, 179,000km, rego May, a-c & CD, small damage to bumper, $ MOTOR HOMES MOBILE MOTOR HOME with toilet, shower, fridge, gas stove, 12 mths rego, good order, best offer. Ph TOYOTA COASTER 90, LWB, diesel, excel cond, basic fit out $18,750. Ph CARAVANS CHEAP HOME Viscount with alum annex, shower & toilet, carport, on-site in Byron caravan park, $69,995. Ph M UNREG CARAVAN elect, air-con, great spare room, $1600 ono FT VISCOUNT with huge hard walled annex, suit granny flat or on site van, good cond, $6800 ono MACHINERY TRACTOR 24hp, 4WD, 872 hr, 4 slasher, $12,000 ono. Phone MINI DUNGO 6.5 paddock cleaner, 2007, with ROM fittings, breaks down and aerates manure into great garden mulch, $2750. Ph TRACTOR 24hp, 4WD, 872 hr, 4 slasher, $12,000 ono. Phone BUSINESS FOR SALE GREAT OPPORTUNITY IN MULLUM Cafe by day, 40 seat licensed restaurant by night + takeaways. Trading 6 days, long lease, fair rent, all you need to run a highly profitable business. Great potential to improve figures for a motivated person, $179,000 neg. Phone ICE CREAM VAN fully equipped & very profitable. Excellent business opportunity $43,000. Ph CLEANING BUSINESS Byron area $20,000ono. Ph / INKY BUSINESS printers & consumables, established 16 yrs, 5 days, 9-5 week, easily run business, full training, MYOB accounts, $70,000 + SAV, possible vendor finance HOW TO MAKE MONEY ON ebay Phone for free idvd & info Phone BUSINESS OPP. Ready for Spring Existing 3 year lease from August. Between busy hair and beauty salons, Byron Bay. Perfect spa/treatment space. Low rent, ooring, air con, fans + lighting incl for sale 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. SKIP BIN TRUCK plus 16 bins. Good opportunity to enter rubbish removal business. $45,000. Interested parties phone CABINS FOR SALE STYLISH new relocatable cabins built to your requirements from $12,000. Easy delivery. Phone HOUSES FOR SALE OCEAN SHORES huge ocean views, executive 4br home, 2 bathrm, DLUG $727,000 ID: P19537 Phone , FINANCE - low doc, full doc, commercial, private finance & caveat lending, Michael Murray - Broker & Buyers Agent THE POCKET 2.5ac, 4br home DLUG $710,000. Phone , Refer ID:P20480 MULLUM 3br villa unit, in town, rural outlook, NE aspect, polished floors, private, Chincogan views, $395, LAND FOR SALE LENNOX HEAD 853sqm block, backs onto rainforest, nice outlook, $289,000. Ph or LENNOX HEAD elevated level 1009sqm, with est trees, $329, PROPERTY FOR SALE UNBELIEVABLE BUT TRUE! Have this brand new Saxon Solar Star (solar hot water without the panels) TM hot water service priced at $3,815* for only $499* (fully installed) You Pay $1399 Up Front and receive $900 back in combined government rebates. Save hot water energy costs by up to 70% PA. Save water. Save jobs Buy Australian Made Authorised Byron Bay and Ballina distributor Help protect the environment Hurry! Before the rebates end! *After assignment of $1200 manufacturer cashback and RECs as point of sale discount from dealer. LicNo171930C / e: Beachside Suffolk Park Duplex Spacious 3 bed, 2 car, 1 bath 200m to shops & beach. $ Ph: Wildwood Gallery at Fitzroy Falls NSW Golden opportunity as owner retiring. Specialising in exotic & native solid timber furniture. Est 11 yrs with affl uent clientele. 2hrs from Sydney, 6 months of work ahead. Comprising of a workshop with 3 ph power, gallery and a 3 bdr cottage all in 1 location. Long term lease avail for cost of stock & plant only. Freehold may also be purchased. Contact Barry fi PH: or LARNOOK $175,000, 2 acres + dwell, 30 min Lismore, 1hr Byron Bay. Orchard, shed, water tanks, dam. Ph , HOLIDAY ACCOM. WATERFRONT Brunswick charming 1 & 2br, f-furn apartments. Ph LUSH tropical guesthouse, pool, spa, near Mullum, 15 min Byron CENTRAL BYRON 3 br f-f hse walk to town/beach. Also s/c f-f studio, sleeps 3 max. Ph SHORT TERM ACCOM. ECHO ACCOUNTS POLICY: Ads in this section must be paid by credit card or in person at time of placement. STUDIO BYRON - TOWN clean, tranquil, furnished, avail now POSSUM CK 3br fully furn s-c artisan designed house by waterfall, air-con, cable TV, b band, fireplace, wooden floors, high ceilings, French doors, spa, sauna, BBQ, v dahs spacious & comfortable private retreat on beautiful maintained property with sub-tropical gardens & saltwater pool. Avail 23 April for 3-4 wks, $1500pw. Ph POSSUM CREEK cottage, fully furn, s-c, open plan with loft & v dah overlooking creek, maintained gardens with salt water pool, a-c, BBQ, wooden floors, high ceilings spacious, quiet, avail from 23 April for 3-4 wks, $500pw LENNOX charming 1br furn flat, garden, setting, rural views and ocean glimpses, $225pw. Ph MYOCUM spacious, quiet, self cont f/furn 1br studio retreat May 12 - Nov $250pw inc water & elec,sgl only. Ph BYRON large f-furn room, 3 min walk to Clarkes Beach & close to town, garden outlook, $210pw, incl bills, sgl only. Text or ph after 5pm MULLUM fully-furn, s-c, 2br flat, 5 mins drive to beach/town, quiet, min 1 week, max 3 mths, from $290pw EWINGSDALE lovely 1br, furn apt on 1 acre, pool, b band avail $290pw. Ph BYRON quiet bush setting, internet, modern furnished studio & room from $200pw. Ph GOONENGERRY house, 2 lge br, f-furn & equipped, 12 min Mullum, b band, a-c, lovely garden setting, no cats/dogs, n/s, 4WD, 1-6 mths, $400pw incl SUFFOLK private room & board, 6 wks to 4mths, fem pref, $250pw BYRON lge sunny rm in funky house, short walk to town, avail 20/04 to 12/06, $200pw incl all bills & wireless internet. Ph YOGA STUDENTS & TEACHER TRAINEES Perfect place to stay, up to 3brs avail, en-suite, internet etc. Share spacious artistic home with verandahs, short walk to Suffolk beach, $200pw MULLUM mature woman/couple, cat lovers to caretake/rent f-furn house, quiet, green surrounds, 6 wks 22/5-3/7 no kids or pets. $200pw + bills BYRON B & B walk to Clarkes Beach & town, $50pp/pn, minimum 2 nights. Ph O.SH fabulous studio & ensuite, huge deck, priv entry, $200pw CENTRAL BYRON 3 br f-f hse walk to town/beach. Also s/c f-f studio, sleeps 3 max. Ph RIVERFRONT cottage Bruns fully-furn self-cont, short stroll to town & beach, kayak incl $500pw from May 12 for 2 months. BYRON STUDIO self-cont, fully-furn, suit travellers, avail now. Ph BEACHSIDE Alcorn Street, 2br f-furn, air-con, garden villa. Avail for 6 mths, $575pw. Apply to au RETREAT SETTING Suffolk, courtyard room, private access, $180pw, fully-furn incl bills, suit n/s, alch free, d/f, avail now to 24 May. Ph SUFFOLK PK fully-furn room, TV, DVD, wireless in clean, comfortable, modern house, student/traveller ok. $200pw sgl incl bills. Ph BEAUT BYRON Bali style hm in tropical garden, 2br, 2 bathrm, 2 mins to town/ beach, f-f, all provided. $480pw avail from 30 Apr - 30 Jun. Ph RESORT STYLE HOME a spacious room avail, amazing views, close to Byron & Lennox, starts $180pw, double $250pw + exp BYRON CBD room in executive apartment, air-con, pool, furn or un-furn $195pw sgl, $300pw cpl HOUSE SIT MATURE respectful woman & lovely 9 yo son avail to housesit now & for future bookings, exc local refs. Optional spring clean service if required SHARE ACCOM. ECHO ACCOUNTS POLICY: Ads in this section must be paid by credit card or in person at time of placement. LENNOX HEAD room, female pref, working, $180pw + bills BANGALOW/BYRON lovely room, pref fem $150pw incl elect + bond O.SH lge sunny rm, BIR, own bathrm, spa & office space, pref work person, semiveg, n/s, $175pw incl LENNOX HEAD great house, 2 min from beach, BIR, backyard, $124pw. Ph Charlotte BYRON share 1 other, luxury Links Apts, pool, tennis court, f-furn house, p-furn br, 5 min Byron, d/f. $250pw BYRON BAY room for rent, $180pw single, $275pw double, no bills, awesome large house, bike ride to town & beach. Phone Nick LENNOX mature person wtd to apply & share home with small family BYRON BAY rooms for rent, 2 mins from town centre & beach, from $180pw. Phone LENNOX share lovely house, working person, drug free, $170pw SUFFOLK live in brand new home, swim in the pool, walk to the beach, $180pw, bond + bills. Ph BRUNSWICK HEADS room for working person, $150pw + bills SUNRISE BEACH town house for responsible, d/f worker, $155pw + bills. Ph or BEAUTIFUL hills retreat, pool, deck, views, huge, private fully-furn room with ensuite avail, fully-furn house share with 1 other & cat, close to Byron, Bangalow, Mullum, $300pw +bond +exp BYRON ROOM in share house, $150pw single + bond, incl exp STH OCEAN share living, reduce carbon footprint, private room, ensuite, neat location, neg rent & exp OCEAN SHORES spacious, f-furn room, sea views, share kitchen, suit working single, $150pw after 4pm O.SHORES nice room, sep living, pref fem, 40+, n/s, $140pw incl GIRL WANTED to share free accom for up to 3 months in exchange for 15 hrs work in Suffolk Park, must be avail Monday afternoons & weekday mornings, suit traveller BYRON large f-furn room, 3 min walk to Clarkes Beach & close to town, garden outlook $210pw, incl bills, sgl only. Text or ph after 5pm BYRON quiet & clean, great position in town lge sunny room, happy, harmonious girls only house, d/f, n/s, private garden, $145 + $15 bills pw. Ph BYRON part-furn carpeted room in clean long term happy house, vegetarian, d/f, n/s, $155pw includes elect & b band. Phone TYAG room with view for conscious living fem, avail 21/4, $160pw SUNRISE room available in nice house, $150pw LILLI PILLI beaut room, f-furn, priv deck, tranquil, unique $190pw BYRON nice rm, opp beach, f-f, pref fem, avail now, awesome. Ph BYRON f-f room, modern house, pool, walk to town, WiFi, double $260pw, single $160pw + exp. Ph SUNRISE room, f-furn, quiet tidy home, single $145pw, couple $235pw incl bills & internet. Ph , BYRON 2 fully-furn rooms, walk to town & beach, n/s, d/f, $140pw/$160pw, incl bills & wireless. Ph SUFFOLK PARK big beautiful house, share with 4 others, $190pw + bond incl bills & b band, must love dogs pref female. Ph SUFFOLK lge bright rm, BIR, new luxury home with pool, require clean, n/s, single, $175pw + bond , MULLUM seeking child friendly female to rent large sunny room, furn with WIR & en-suite, n/s, d/f, veg h hold, must be clean/clutter free, $170pw BYRON furn rooms, close to town, opposite Clarkes Beach, chilled, clean house. Ph MYOCUM simple, alternative accom on farm, TV, ADSL, phone, compost toilet, suit quiet, clean, d/f traveller, avail now till 20 July, $130pw incl SUFFOLK Brandon St, large room with en-suite & BIR to share in lge, happy family home with wireless, $190pw + bills. Phone EWINGSDALE share with 1, big beautiful timber home, private, quiet, half acre, fully furn, $280pw. Ph BYRON BAY room avail 25/04, no pets, no couples, must be working, close to town, $160pw. Ph Anthony or Denise POSSUM CREEK room in peaceful, spacious house, house cleaning in lieu of rent. For info call Mark BYRON short/long term, 1br, easy going, dog friendly, close beach & town, suit traveller/students SUFFOLK close to beach, rms $155pw & $125pw incl, fem pref. Ph SUFFOLK 2 rooms in large 4br house, $160pw each + bills, suit young working people. Ph SUNRISE STUDIO $250/270pw, beautiful br s $175/220, $185/ BYRON HILLS 30+, n/s, d/f, working or student, 2 rooms avail, $160pw & $150pw + bills, lovely, quiet off street house, no pets, avail now. Ph Adam MY OWN GYM No contracts, $13.50 per week 120 members only, 24 hr access Ph April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=classifieds>

49 BYRON furnished room in clean quiet house for independent working single, $180pw inclusive LENNOX large sunny room, beach/lake, suit quiet, considerate 35+ single, work fem, d/f, n/s $145pw + elec SUFFOLK 2 rooms in big beautiful house with decks & tropical gardens, walk to beach. Single room $160pw. Huge 32sqm room $215pw. Ph Lisa SUNRISE room with ensuite in lge house, lge yard, n/s, $150pw. Ph Byron Bay From a month to a year... right in town single / double / studio fully furnished rooms from $100pw no bills phone TO LET BANGALOW SELF STORAGE Hi-tech security CARAVANS & CABINS from $195pw. Apply in person to Byron Bay Tourist Village, Ewingsdale Road. BANGALOW RENT A SHED Self storage. Phone PROPERTIES REQUIRED for permanent & holiday, good tenants waiting. Phone Gail Fuller BEACHES OF BYRON 1 & 2br self-cont cabins from $240pw LENNOX, 2 bedroom unit, SLUG, 100m to beach & shops, $330 per week, refs required. Phone or COORABELL 4br house suit working couple avail now $390pw. Ph BYRON 2br flat, close to town & beach, $370pw , LENNOX HEAD 1br studio apartment, shared laundry & yard, bond & refs required, $230pw. Ph BR HOME short stroll to Mullum, beautiful views of Mt Chincogan, pets ok, avail 19 April, $425pw. Lisa O SHORES studio, self cont, private with garden view, walk to beach, suit sgle person $200pw , BRUNS 2 storey, 4br, 2 bathrm, $560pw. Long term pref, pets neg Byron Beach Realty SUFFOLK PARK Brand new 3 BR, 2 bath house, SLUG + access to community swimming pool. $525 p/week. Available now. CONTACT WILLIAM or Byron Bay GRANUAILLE CRESCENT Private 1 bedroom cottage with pool $320pw McGETTIGANS LANE 1 bedroom cottage with separate studio $330pw MAHOGANY DRIVE 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit SLUG, $410pw BEECH DRIVE 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse, SLUG, $420pw TEAK CCT 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom House SLUG, $450pw PACIFIC VISTA DRIVE 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom free standing duplex SLUG, $460pw CAPE COURT 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom spacious townhouse SLUG, $460pw CEMETERY ROAD 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house freshly painted, $480pw LAWSON STREET 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. Fully furnished, $550pw Ray White Rental Centre 3/47 Byron Street, BEACHSIDE Alcorn Street, 2 bedroom, fully furnished, air conditioned garden villa, available for 6 months, $575pw. Phone Maree EWINGSDALE Bay Vista Lane, 3br, 2 bathrm, Cape Byron views, 1 acre, pool, $730pw incl garden & pool maintenance. Phone or BRUNSWICK HEADS 1br fully-furn studio, single only, share yard & laundry, $230pw. Phone FEDERAL fully-furn 3br, 1.5 bathrm, sgl carport, close to amenities, $475pw. Bangalow Real Estate GOONENGERRY self-cont, clean, tranquil, furn, bush setting, no pets, $160pw. Phone BYRON BAY 3br, f-furn, 6 months from 21 April, $450pw. Ph MULLUMBIMBY large rear yard, single carport, avail 15 April, $350pw. room opens onto verandah, SLUG, avail mid April, $380pw carport, new kitchen, close to shops, avail now, $275pw. OCEAN SHORES 2br loft, 1 bathrm townhouse, carport, close to shops, avail now, $280pw No pets at any of these properties unless otherwise stated. Mark Cochrane Real Estate 61 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby Phone BYRON HILLS f-furn 3br, 2 bthrm t house spacious, DLUG, rc a-c, fans, near shops beach, no pets, $580pw LILLI PILLI blissful self-cont 1br cottage, f-f, suit professional, incl all exp $275pw sgl, $300 cple, avail 25/ MULLUM 3km, d stairs dual occ, beautiful space, 2 lge bedrms, semi-furn, u cover parking, on 1 ac, views, pref veg, $400pw incl internet , CLUNES ACREAGE 5br, 2 bathrm, possible sep accom/offices, town water, $485pw , OCEAN SHORES 3br, 2 bathrm, recently renovated, pool, $400pw. Ph SUFFOLK large studio on acreage near shops, sea views, quiet, own ent, f-f, w-mach, tv, working d/f person, no pets $250 all up incl internet COORABELL 1 br cabin, self cont, 6 wks $175pw inclusive. Ph LENNOX HINTERLAND rainforest retreat studio, f-furn, $230pw. Ph POSSUM CREEK 3br + study, 2bthrm, 2 living areas, quiet & secluded, million dollar views, solar heat pump for water, $750pw incl lawns, avail June 12 refs req. Ph POSSUM CK clean & beautiful, furn 2br cottage, short term, $450pw, BEACHSIDE SUFFOLK spacious new, luxury 4br builders own home, salt lap pool, $900pw. Ph BYRON BAY Lilli Pilli, compact, semi furn, studio, $205pw incl exp & b band. Phone SUNRISE BLVD $435pw 3 bed townhouse, low maintenance BELONGIL CRES $450pw 3 bed, large yard BROKEN HEAD RD $450pw 3 bed, 3 month rental, partly furnished TEAK CIRCUIT $450pw 3 bed, large vege gardens & patio ALCORN ST $480pw 3 bed, fantastic sized gardens, DLUG ARMSTRONG ST $500pw 3 bed townhouse in complex with pool KALEMAJERE DRIVE $500pw 3 bed, pets allowed ARMSTRONG ST $550pw Stylish 3 bed, big sunny balcony ORARA COURT $580pw 3 bed, 2 bath, wrap around verandah ALCORN ST $750pw 3 storey, 4 bed + study, partly renovated ARMSTRONG ST $800pw 5 bed beachhouse, fully furnished L.J. Hooker Byron Bay MULLUM quiet fully-furn studio, $500 per month, fem pref. Phone COORABELL Coolamon Dr, new 2br, unfurn unit, views Byron, $300pw, suit working couple, no kids/pets SUNRISE s-c studio, furn, $200pw incl bills + wireless b band, suit quiet working respectful person. Ph OCEAN SHORES modern 3br, 2 bathrm 2 storey house, garage & carport avail now $420pw. Phone BYRON Sunrise room to let, relaxed, clean house with peaceful garden/bush. Walk to beach & shops, $130pw incl bills, fem pref, short term ok, travellers, hippies & children welcome. Ph SUFFOLK PK f-furn 3br house, to rent until Jan, $440pw, would suit family, great location. Ph NEW YORK loft style living & working space, huge funky factory, quiet peaceful garden, Lismore $450pw CABIN for rent in Rosebank, $170pw. Phone BRUNSWICK 1br unit, furn or un-furn, $170pw. Ph BYRON BAY delux 4br house, heated pool, air-con, $750pw SUFFOLK BEACHSIDE modern 2br free standing studio, quiet location, 150m to beach, light & airy space, pleasant views, working, n/s, d/f persons, no pets, $390pw. Ph Peter OCEAN SHORES 3br house, air-con, $340pw 3br house, ens, rumpus, LUG, $380pw 3br house, LUG $350pw 1br furnished unit, $250pw BRUNSWICK HEADS 1br flat, off street park, $180pw 2br unit, off street park, $280pw 2br unit, carport $280pw 2br unit SLUG $280pw 3br ground floor unit, SLUG, $375pw 3br house, LUG, lge shed $470pw NO PETS UNLESS SPECIFIED Siwicki Real Estate, 17 Fingal St, Brunswick Heads. Ph BYRON f-f house with pool, close to town, prof cpl or family, clean & tidy $750pw incl bills. Ph MULLUM studio/live-in, $150pw. Sep cottage, $80pw + bond. Rural, solar, working pers, refs. Ph MYOCUM self-cont space with own kitch, bathrm, entrance has light workspace in big farmhouse, $190pw POSSUM CK beautiful 3.5br hse, acreage with pool $450pw + bond. Ph FINAL SUMMER CLEARANCE All summer stock must go! Thursday 15th, Friday 16th 10am-5pm & Saturday 17th April 10am-2pm. 1/4 Brigantine St. Byron Arts & Industry Est $750 PW OCEAN SHORES 3 br 2.5 bath home, DLUG, views of the ocean, NO PETS, avail now. $520 PW OCEAN SHORES 3 br 2 bath home, DLUG, Incl lawn & garden maint, break lease, avail May $420 PW OCEAN SHORES 3 br 2 bath home, DLUG, property is for sale, avail end of April. $350 PW OCEAN SHORES 3 br 2 bath duplex, SLUG, incl lawn & garden maint, avail end of May. PRDnationwide Ocean Shores Contact Bree OCEAN SHORES 2br duplex $280pw 3bed, 1.5 bathroom, views polished timber fl oors $360pw MULLUMBIMBY 2br 1 bath top fl oor, great location $280pw 3br 2bath fully furn, views, short term $550pw BRUNSWICK HEADS 2 bedroom unit fully furnished $400pw neg (NO PETS UNLESS SPECIFIED) L.J. Hooker Brunswick Heads /16 The Terrace, Brunswick Heads SUFFOLK PARK beautiful spacious 2br part-furn apt, suit quiet couple $350pw or single $320pw. Ph BEACHES OF BYRON LUXURY VILLA 2br, 2 bathrm, fully-furn, new villa, from $450pw + services STUDIO small, 7 min Mullum, beautiful property, d/f, n/s, no pets, $185pw + bond. Phone Byron Bay 2 bed, air conditioned, unfurnished, neat and tidy cottage, small fenced yard, SLUG walk to town/beach. $490pw. Suffolk Park 3 bed + study home, wooden floors, unfurnished, SLUG, quiet area. Avail now $560pw. Ph Gail Fuller Real Estate Byron Bay Sunrise Blvd, Byron Bay $425pw 3 bed duplex, open plan, slug, courtyard, no pets. Available now Sunrise Blvd, Byron Bay $480pw. 3 bed house, part furnished, north yard, no pets. Available Now WANTED TO RENT ECHO ACCOUNTS POLICY: Ads in this section must be paid by credit card or in person at time of placement. PEACEFUL PRETTY SPACE Ph Sol MATURE aged single woman, n/s with cat seeks self cont living accom 3 to 6 mths min on farm OK or close to Mullum /Bruns from May 7 refs avail $200pw. Ph Vicki before 2.30pm LOCAL IMPORT COMPANY is looking for a farm house with large shed, 200sqm+ with good access, Bangalow or Mullum areas. Ph LOCAL PROFESSIONAL COUPLE seek house, unit, farm, long term, n/s, d/f, clean, no pets, reas rent HOUSE WANTED 3-4brs on acreage if possible or with fully fenced secure back yard in Nth Byron Shire, Ocean Shores, Pocket area for up to $400pw for two mature financial adults and a well mannered dog. Ph HANDYMAN & HOUSEKEEPING duties in part exchange for self-cont accom, pref with garage, responsible, n/a, n/s couple, long term residents. Ph LIGHT, CLEAN spacious 3-4br home for 2 working parents & 17 yo daughter. Between Ewingsdale & Nth Ocean Shores best, asap. Pls ph Illumina QUIET WORKING LOCAL couple looking for 2br duplex/unit, walk dist to Byron CBD, clean, d/f, no pets TO LEASE BRUNSWICK HEADS SHOP fully renovated, stylish, prime position, affordable rent, 1yr lease BYRON SHIRE STORAGE space available. Phone STREET FRONT OFFICE showroom, upper mezzanine, warehouse, 100sqm $240pw incl elect & high speed b band, Byron Art & Ind Est. Ph STORAGE AVAILABLE contact Elders Bangalow. Phone WORKSHOPS BILLINUDGEL from $50pw, free elec. Siwicki RE BYRON BAY OFFICE/SHOP - 45sqm, only $420pw. includes outgoings. Ph OFFICE in Byron Industrial Estate 175sqm, carpet, air-con, phone lines, 2 toilets, 1 shower, cafe in complex, would suit call centre, $1860 per month incl GST & outgoings. Baz PRIME LOCATION for your clientele, rental spaces for your own beauty services or hair salon chair within reputable main street salon. Best location in town and great walk in trade! Ph MULLUMBIMBY 96sqm, ground floor + kitchen/shower/toilet, SLUG, suit trades person, $240pw plus outgoings. Ph OCEAN VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTRE new tenancies avail for lease now. Special deals, mention this ad! ARTISTS WANTED to share studio/ gallery space in Byron Arts & Industry Estate. Ph Tracey PRACTICE ROOM Mullumbimby, suit therapist/body worker, psychologist POSITIONS VACANT TELE SALES 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. TAXI DRIVERS BYRON SHIRE Drivers required, shifts available. Full training provided. Ph BH 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 MODELLING Happy & healthy with a sense of adventure? Creative nude photography projects for women (18+). Earn $500+ & it s fun! Travellers welcome. Morgan SELF MOTIVATED SALES position, hours neg, remuneration neg. WEEKEND WORK excellent pay, must have own car, happy & reliable person. Phone SENIOR GROUNDSMAN full time, some golf course experience required, mechanical knowledge an advantage. Applications close Fri 23 April or post to: Mullumbimby Golf Club, PO Box 96, Mullumbimby 2482 BOOK DESIGNER experienced only. SHOWER HEAD INSTALLERS WTD 25-40hrs, $35ph. No selling. Reply by to: GREEN ROCKET CLEANERS casual exp cleaners must have OH&S card, own car, Mon-Fri, no travellers KITCHEN HAND Experienced kitchen hand for cleaning, food prep & basic waiting duties. Resumes to: MASSAGE THERAPIST qualified & prov number for Byron clinic. Ph MUSICIANS WANTED Bass, kit drums & fiddle for folkesque line up, supporting established singer/ song writer. Performance exp essential. Ph Bridal Hair & Makeup Business Requires experienced, professional, freelance artists to join a dynamic dedicated team. Mostly casual weekend work, within Byron Bay and surrounding areas, an ABN and car is essential. All bookings will be arranged. Please resume to; Alchemia requires Staff: No fanatics, wannabes or divas. If you are enthusiastic, can work within a team to create something new and unique, understand and prepare Living Live Food, are reliable, trustworthy and fun, then DO NOT come into the shop, but please me your experience, date of birth, your favourite juice and how you would make a fl ax cracker to Are you Persuasive? Determined? Enthusiastic? Do you have what it takes to earn over $100k a year? Are you ready and willing to learn new communication skills? Join our team of highly successful Telesales people at our Byron Bay Industrial Estate Call Centre. Monday to Friday 8.30am pm. Please call Will to arrange an interview on The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=classifieds>

50 PIZZA COOK/KITCHEN HAND, exp pref, part time, evenings. Ph EXPERIENCED CHEF & COOK full time chef and casual cook for busy cafe in Byron, breakfast & lunch only. Excellent organisational & time management skills required. Phone Resumes to: WORK WANTED ECHO ACCOUNTS POLICY: Ads in this section must be paid by credit card or in person at time of placement. Man with a Ute Phone Matt GARDEN CARE Mowing, brushcutting, pruning, weeding, mulching, tip runs etc Phone Tim GARDEN & HOUSE WORKER mowing, brushcutting, tip jobs, chainsaw work, mulching, pressure cleans PAINTER PROFESSIONAL FINISH Small jobs ok. For a quote phone Mark FOR PROFESSIONAL efficient and rapid computer help & repair with a difference. Ring MazMobileIT on Byron Shire and surrounding areas. PROFESSIONAL CLEANERS available for office & bond cleaning. Ph Adam DECKS & PERGOLAS & all carpentry needs. Ph for free quote WINDOW CLEANING quality & service, painting & decorating. John THE ULTIMATE GARDENER Landscaping, property clean ups, bush regen, brush cutting, chainsawing, etc Ph Ben or PAINTER & DECORATOR British qualified, 10 years experience locally. Quality guaranteed. Mat DUTCH PAINTER quality & affordable, refs. Ph Gerrit or HOUSECLEANING car detailing, small yard work. Shopping assistance with car. Ute removals. Good rates CARPENTER/HANDYMAN for all jobs, 20 years experience in local area. Lic 24352C. Phone Jim DING REPAIR 24hr service, 15 years experience, top quality. Ph QUALIFIED PAINTER looking for work, small jobs ok. Ph Rob PERMACULTURIST qual & exp, $23ph. Gardening & maintenance CARPENTRY keen, committed 31 yo, 3rd yr student seeks builder/carpenter. Have tools & transport. Apprenticeship not req d. James or ECO HOUSE CLEANING environmentally friendly cleaning for a beautifully clean home IMMACULATE CLEANER, EXC CHEF, energetic child and/or pet minder, caring responsible & fun. Ph ELECTRICIAN reliable, experienced, ready to work. Ph TOO BUSY TO DO YR HOMEWORK? General repairs, improvements, clean ups, 40yrs exp. Ph Chris FREE CHOPPING BLOCK with any 2 ton of delivered 4x4 firewood. Seasoned, quality, convenient & affordable, to your door before winter. Chris FOR ALL YOUR CARPENTRY steel welding, fencing & concreting needs, 20 yrs exp. Otto bin enclosures, retaining walls etc, competitive rates. Phone Tony TUITION MATHS TUTORING Qualified teacher, 15 yrs exp. All years to HSC. Ph Senior First Aid HLTFA 301B Workcover accredited 1 day course, CPR and refreshers welcome. Exp instructor, Mullum.18 April Serge or Tara , SEWING LESSONS Beg/adv. Ph Joanne Singing Lessons Professional tuition, highly regarded teacher / performer / recording artist. Parissa Bouas SINGING, GUITAR, DRUMS, PIANO Ocean Shores. All ages. Waz SPANISH LESSONS with native speaker. Ph Stef VIDEO EDITING & DVD CREATION on the Mac. Productions & tuition. Phone Majida PIANO have fun learning to read & play music. Innovative method, rapid results, excellent for all ages. Individual/groups, Ocean Shores ECONOMICS TUITION Qualified with good experience, all years to HSC & University. Ph TEACH ENGLISH OVERSEAS Well paid jobs, great lifestyle! TRAVEL WORK ADVENTURE! No degree or experience required. Cert III & IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Recruitment service & Job Guarantee! FREE RESOURCE BOOK for prompt course enrolment! Free info session 19 April Next course April 5/1 Carlyle St, Byron Bay Byron Theatre Arts Collective Youth Theatre Training Group 2010 A theatre training course for students aged betweed 16 and 21 years Class times: Wednesday evenings beginning May 5 Contact: Rob Owens or Rachel Thomas MUSICAL NOTES BYRON SOUND LOUNGE rehearsals, recording & PA hire. Ph VINCE AND THE VIPERS Acoustic three piece party band Book early. Phone GUITAR AMP REPAIRS, all pro audio & custom modifications. Ph PIECE SOUL BAND SOUL D available for work. or phone Steve PIANO TUNER & RESTORER Fully qualified, UK, concert & domestic. Ph or QUALITY VERSATILE MUSICIANS wtd for Gypsy Funk Dub Groove Band. With playful easygoing attitude for festivals, local & o s gigs. Ph Deanna LOST & FOUND LOST: ENGAGEMENT RING antique setting, 3 stones each in square setting, white gold band, Byron CBD on Wed 7/04. Ph FOUND: bright yellow tame cockatiel, handed in to Mullumbimby Pet Shop just before Easter. Ph LOST A & I ESTATE, pair bifocal glasses in black case, blind without them, reward. Ph LOST: TURQUOISE & SANDALWOOD bead necklace at Wategos Bch Easter Monday. Sent value. Reward LOST: iphone black in clear case, Crystal Castle, Bruns Heads area last week, $200 reward. Peta FOUND: 1 gold chain. Found on Jonson Street, Sunday morning BIRTHS Congratulations Nigel & Sophie on the birth of your little girl. Newest member of the ECHO sales team. BIRTHDAYS PARTY BALLOONS Bizzy Balloons. Phone Happy 18th Grace The smartest thing I ever did, was to have you. Being your mum gives me a reason to celebrate everyday.i love you more than the Sun, the Moon & the Stars FUNERAL NOTICE IN MEMORIAM REECE JONES 30/07/ /04/2005 Missing you more every year, still can t believe it! We were so proud to have known such a warm, gentle and loving guy. Lots of love, Mum, Dad, Matt, Mike, Shant & Sunni PRINGLE, Dylan 14/12/ /03/2010 Much loved son of Diana & Julian, brother of Chloe. Much missed by his love Astra and his many family & friends. A gathering of Dylan s friends will be held on Wednesday 14th April at 9 Gittoes Lane Possum Creek from 1.30pm with a bonfire at sunset. All who knew Dylan are welcome. Please bring a plate/drinks. Donations welcome CHURCH NOTICES BILLI CHURCH An ACC church, Mogo Place, Billinudgel, Sundays 9.30am. Enq All welcome PERSONAL 2 LOVELY WOMEN (50) seeking 2 men for playful interactions & adventures, txt to connect PETS PETS FOR LIFE ANIMAL SHELTER Affectionate, loving, smoochy, cuddly, warm, playful, dreamy, loyal. Meet the gorgeous Ruby. She is black in colour and nearly a year old. Ruby is a real favourite at the shelter because she loves to be with people, and is in her element when she can cuddle up on the couch with the volunteers. If you are an affectionate person, you will find Ruby irresistible. Please make an appointment to meet them with Lesa on Billinudgel Bella This 4½ yr old Papillion would make the perfect family dog. Great with children and dogs she meets at the beach. Sweet, happy personality content as an outside/ inside dog. Ph Margaret during bus hours Checkout our other dogs online at DAMON TITTERTON A Loved Son, Brother, Friend, Cousin, Nephew and Uncle Family and Friends are invited to Damon s Memorial Service to be held at Cram s Farm, Doon Doon on SATURDAY (17th April) at 12.30pm for a 1pm start. Strictly no alcohol. Wake will follow at the back bar of the Courthouse Hotel, Murwillumbah 4pm 6pm. DOLPHIN FUNERALS BEN LITTLE Third Generation Experience ADOPT A CAT from Animal Welfare League NSW. Phone PET SITTING AngelCare Pet Sitting BORDER COLLIE PUPS caramel/white, choc/white $500 each, blk/wh $400each. Vacc, m chppd, avail 24/ PURE BRED STAFFI PUPS blue, tan, black, view parents. Ph PUPPIES Maltese/Shihtzu, $350 each, 2 males, 1 female. Phone FREE LABRADOODLE 22 months old, chocolate miniature male, on breeders terms. Phone MINIATURE SIATSU x Dashound pups 2M,1F, 8 weeks old, $ BORDER COLLIE pups, black/white, vac m chip, avail now $350 ono REST IN PEACE MY PRECIOUS TUCKI FREE aged mare for pet, only great grass eaten. Ph ONLY ADULTS SEDUCTIVE MASSAGE by attractive Australian. Ocean Shores TANTRIC MASSAGE - 10am-7pm Relax & heal. Paul Men, women & couples WELL presented staff req for new men s massage centre in Tweed DA Watch HOT SEXY full body rub you won t forget. In/out calls Byron area TRAVELLING LADY WANTED for approx 1 week every month to 2 months to work from private situation on Fraser Coast. Ph or Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm please t a n t r a tuition* massage *counselling Laviras invites you to experience tantric practices gathered from around the world during her 11years as a practitioner of sacred sexual arts info Earn big dollars Good working environment with female staff must be yrs old SOCIAL ESCORTS ATTRACTIVE HOSTESS TO SPOIL YOU, 34 Piper Drive, Ballina, 10am till late BYRON AREA OUTCALLS. Phone BEAUTIFUL, Petite, Incalls / Outcalls. Ocean Shores 9am-11pm KERRY Sensual healing, in Byron, Thurs, discreet location. Ph Shop locally Save globally You may not see Council s development application advertising as it is not placed in your community paper. As a free service, therefore, we regularly list all significant new DAs on public exhibition, making clear exactly what is sought in the applications and identifying the loc ation of the land affected. We urge readers to follow up on DAs they feel may affect them by visiting Council s office before the advised closing date and making an appropriate written submission. Lot 2 DP Bayview Land Development close 24/4/10 Coral Avenue onsite wastewater disposal Mullumbimby for stage 1 Tallowood Estate Lot 6 DP C Lonergan close 21/4/10 Coolamon Scenic Drive Billinudgel sawmill Yamble Dve C & M Gramberg close 22/4/10 Ocean Shores 2 storey dwelling Left Bank Rd Shearwater school close 21/4/10 Mullum Ck 2 lot rural/residential subdivision of 17 hectares 4 Gara Court P & D Irby close 22/4/10 Ocean Shores single storey dwelling Gara Court K Griffiths & S Martin close 21/4/10 Ocean Shores single storey dwelling April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=classifieds>

51 THE TWEED SHIRE THE BYRON SHIRE Byron Bay Mullumbimby Tweed Comprehensively covering the Far North Coast THE NORTH COAST S REAL ESTATE GUIDE Want to work in REAL ESTATE? Get your Certifi cate and Licence at North Coast TAFE inside: Gold Coast eco haven named world s greenest Properties in focus pages 53 & 55 Business Directory page 59 Open Houses, Auctions & New Listings page 59 The Great Australian Dream, which has been growing in size for decades, will come under pressure from several areas to become smaller, more sustainable and affordable, says Archicentre, the building advisory service of the Australian Institute of Architects. Angus Kell, ACT and NSW State Manager of Archicentre, said the population debate would provide a major focus on the lack of affordable housing, land and the need to rethink the size and design of Australian homes given the current low level of housing affordability. The financial stress of people over committing on their housing purchases has seen 25,000 home buyers default on their loans in the past twelve months, according to the Reserve Bank statistics. Mr Kell said while the debate may focus on smaller, well designed homes where every Track seven kilometres west from the bright lights of the Gold Coast and you hit a low-lying patch of lush green hinterland where a quiet revolution in urban living is taking shape. The dozen or so completed homes and 20-odd construction sites in Currumbin Ecovillage may not look revolutionary nestled against 110 hectares of native bush and gurgling creeks. But they are the first wave of houses in a residential community that was named the world s best environmental development at the real-estate industry s equivalent of the Olympic Games. The Ecovillage beat more than 100 international commercial and residential developments to claim the International Real Estate Federation s highest award, the Prix d Excellence. It s a dream come true because we originally set out to create a benchmark project to role model sustainability and inspire the world, founder Chris Walton said. Mr Walton s dream first came to him and partner Kerry Shepherd space is treated as a premium for practical use and to lower the cost of heating and cooling given rising power and water costs, the Generation Y factor, where children unable to afford moving out to rent or buy their own property, will see an increasing trend for bigger Zone Homes. Zone Homes, where two residences are built under the same roof, can have a central shared wall with pre-fitted structures that house doorways which can link the two zones into a large home or can be closed off to make two separate residences. Such a design will allow couples to rent out part of the home to help pay off their mortgage and then convert the home into a larger home when the family grows, and convert back to a rental situation to create a cash flow in retirement. Currently in many inner and middle ring THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN DREAM UNDER PRESSURE The beautiful home above is a multi-award winning, contemporary, energy efficient building. This home was awarded as Australia s Greenest Building of the Year by the HIA Greensmart program. Photo Zenstick Photography Brisbane suburbs we have large family homes with one resident, these homes could be retro-fitted to become zone homes. Mr Kell said the changes in weather patterns with extreme storms could see a return of the original eaves which protect the home from flooding in the roof, shade windows, increase water harvesting and the re-thinking of specifications for the size of guttering on new domestic or renovated homes to cope with excessive and more common heavy bursts of rain. Current interest rate rises we believe will also provide an increasing trend for people to renovate existing homes to avoid up to $50,000 in government fees and other charges to move. Instead this money will be put into new kitchens, bathrooms, alfresco dining rooms or landscaping projects. See more at in Thirteen years later it has taken physical shape in the form of rammed earth, pavilion-style, recycled timber or suspended concrete slab homes clustered around parks, lakes, creeks and rolling green hills in the Currumbin Valley. Intown home and office This excellent 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with spacious open plan living areas was designed with aspect and crossflow in mind. A large entertaining patio nestles into the peaceful backyard. The second lounge, 3 bedrooms and bathroom are all on one side of the house allowing for stress-free family living. The gas kitchen is perfect for those who love to cook with plenty of room to move. A large office/5th bedroom, storage, carparking for 4/5 cars and generous 450L solar hot water system round out this excellent investment. The 810m² property borders reserve and is only minutes from Byron CBD and a very short walk from beach, high school, rugby oval and golf. The property is currently rented at $650pw. Looking for offers over $735,000. For info call Sue on Despite their location in subtropical south-east Queensland, not one of the houses is air-conditioned, each is solar-powered and the entire community is water self-sufficient. It took Mr Walton and Ms Shepherd eight years of research and planning to have their 147-lot development approved by the local council. And when the project was approved in 2003, Currumbin Ecovillage turned the residential development paradigm on its head. Your basic two-acre [.8 hectares] subdivision under conventional planning is made up of 80 per cent freehold residential and 20 per cent open space, Ecovillage spokesman Martin Jackson said. We did the complete opposite of that and have 20 per cent residential and 80 per cent open space. Now nearing the end of the three land releases, green-minded families can still be a part of Ecovillage, although membership comes at a price. The cheapest block of land now sells for $450,000. Mr Jackson said residents had built houses for anywhere between $150,000 and $650,000. When we started selling [in 2005] we sold below market value to ensure we had a range of socioeconomic backgrounds in the community, Mr Jackson said. See more at com.au. 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52 ON THE MARKET REDUCED TO SELL! Unit 3 Beaches 45 Shirley Street, Byron Bay Fabulous 1 bedroom apartment Being sold fully furnished Great pool & BBQ area On-site management Easy walk to town & beach Great returns, 4 star rating Price $345,000. Contact Sharon McInnes on at L J Hooker Byron Bay. Unit 12 Seeana Court Cemetery Road, Byron Bay Smart townhouse Short walk to town & beaches High ceilings, light & spacious 3 large bedrooms with built ins Large galley kitchen Spacious front & back decks Price $537,000. Contact Liam Annesley on at L J Hooker Byron Bay. Tallowood Ridge Stages 1 & 2 New Land Release! Tallowood Ridge combines the comfort of country living with the convenience and security that comes with easy access to essential services such as hospitals, schools, transport and shopping. Located between white sandy beaches and stunning mountain ranges Tallowood Ridge is the most affordable new land release in the Byron Shire. Priced from $239,000. For further information please contact Tony Farrell on or Peter Yopp on Saturday from 10am AUCTION THIS SATURDAY AT 11AM Saturday 11am-12pm AUCTION AUCTION BIDDING TO START FROM $350,000 Look To The Future Highway Is Moving, And So Should You ATTENTION FIRST HOME BUYERS 2 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar. Modern 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home on a 815m² corner block with town water and northerly aspect. Located in the trendy village of Newrybar including general store and well known landmark Harvest Café. Convenient to Bangalow, Byron and Ballina. Must be sold to finalise estate. Auction 11am onsite Sat Apr 17. For further information please contact John Brophy on Bangalow Real Estate National Park Forest Hideaway Don t miss it Lot 1 Mill Road Goonengerry (3.6km along Mill Road). 10 acres of forest wilderness to enjoy. Tall trees and wildlife abound, just 400 metres from the National Park. Comfortable 3 bedroom family home. 2 spacious living rooms, large covered verandah and sunny deck, spa bath and more. Level area for the kids to play. You ll love the peace, serenity and privacy but only 3 mins to the school and 10 mins to Federal general store, café and preschool. Your chance to purchase a special rural bushland property at a reasonable price. Auction 11 am 1st May on-site For further information please contact Rick Knight on Bangalow Real Estate Ewingsdale Current DA approval Yoga centre & wholesale plant nursery Corner block Large 9813m² of vacant land Excellent road exposure & access to Pacific Highway and Byron Bay Auction 1pm, 1st May 2010 at Cnr Old Pacific Hwy and Ewingsdale Road Contact Paul Banister , YAMBA TOWN CENTRE 10 Convent Lane, Yamba. The ultimate beach cottage on Yamba hill metres from the Post Office. Central to shops, restaurants, golf and beaches. A much loved 3 bedroom split level cottage with views back over the township, Yamba Bay and Angourie. The TV room opens to a massive covered timber deck. The well appointed kitchen with gas cooker has feature leadlight, timber floors, air conditioned lounge and access to another Classy Beach House Stunning renovated beach house Approx. 300 metres to beach Open plan galley kitchen 3 bedrooms plus study Huge covered north facing deck Very private corner position Price $679,000 Brent or Tony or Cabarita Beach The Ultimate Beach Shack Contemporary 3 bedroom home 50 metres to Pottsville Beach Opposite beach reserve Polished timber floors, huge private deck plus whale watching platform on 3rd level Great views to Byron Bay Price $1,390,000. Brent or Cabarita Beach deck with built in timber bar to enjoy cocktails with a view. Underneath rumpus room or 4th bedroom, extra bathroom and access to the lock up garage. Auction 10am onsite May 8. Contact Gai Pritchett Yamba Saturday 12-1pm Saturday 1-2pm Stylish beach house in prestigious location 47 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay. Try this sought-after area of Byron Bay and enjoy relaxed family living within a 5 min walk of Clarkes Beach & Byron township. Impeccably refurbished, it offers an uplifting sense of tropical beach house sophistication. Designed to soak up cooling sea breezes, the property features leafy tropical gardens and a seamless indoor/outdoor flow. Flowing living/dining areas Designer granite kitchen Expansive all-weather covered terrace Bedrooms with stylish ensuites Price $1,650,000. Contact Sophie Christou on or Mylinfield Boatharbour 3 McKinnon Road, Boatharbour. 1922c Federation homestead, B&B 4 star approved 3 large bedrooms, polished floors, pressed metal ceilings Seperate converted original workers cottage Ha. ample shedding, old world gardens Landscaped resort style pool Auction May 1, Contact Chris Hayward Beautiful environment, rural outlook, large trees & birdlife Reno d 2004, new kitchen, bathroom, decks front & back, rewired/plumbed Over ¼ acre with dual occupancy. Subdivide/strata/or duplex potential once sewerage connected 2 bedrooms & downstairs studio or teenager retreat, new solar hot water Excellent Investment Potential Mixed hardwood floors 7 mins to Wooyung Beach. 8 mins Pottsville. 20 mins Byron/Coolangatta/. 1½ hours Brisbane City Organic soil/mixture of fruit trees/vegie garden/ chook run. Soil tests available Was rented in 2009 for $350 pw. Enquiries POA 52 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=real Estate>

53 mullumbimby bangalow OCEAN SHORES $ 650, ORANA ROAD SATURDAY PM New 4 bedroom, 2 level brick & tile house Elevated position with ocean glimpses Generous block of 1,062m² Handy to New Brighton, beach and country club Phil Spencer HUONBROOK $ 725,000 HEAVENLY HUONBROOK Outstanding 21.39ha (52.83 acres) n-facing property National park outlook & frontage to Coopers Creek Contemporary 2 bedroom western red cedar home Spring water, separate 1 room offi ce/studio Phil Spencer OCEAN SHORES $ 775,000 MULLUMBIMBY $ 595, ORANA ROAD SATURDAY PM LITTLE RAYS OF SUNSHINE Glamourous by design 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home Immaculate 4 beds, 2 baths High ceiling, sleek timber fl oors, big deck with spa Light open plan living with patio Lush, private tropical garden and in ground pool Quiet cul de sac position on 604m² Direct access to Marshalls Creek for the tinny Backs onto Nature Reserve and Bruns River Sally Packshaw Sally Packshaw MYOCUM $ 420,000 M/O SHARE IN MYOCUM 2.5 acre gently sloping, easy to build on Phone and electricity are on site plus bore water Smart plans available for 3 bedroom home + offi ce 22 shares on a 400 acres multiple occupancy Ernst Reisch MULLUMBIMBY $ 639,000 ROOM TO MOVE 3 bedroom + study, high ceilings, 3 A/C Separate spaces for parents & kids Between town & Shearwater Steiner School 2466m² easy maintenance block Ernst Reisch MULLUMBIMBY $ 595,000 MULLUMBIMBY $ 890,000 DOWNTOWN MULLUMBIMBY PRIVACY & STYLE 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms character home Stylish timber home, high raked ceiling High ceilings, large loft space, spa 2 bed, 1 bath, 3 car garage, modern kitchen Front and back decks, DLUG, 4 carport Big decks & timber doors & windows Easy care 539.6m² block near Heritage Park 13 acres, spring fed dam, 6 min to Mullum Ernst Reisch Ernst Reisch Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby Property in Focus Designed and built by award winning architect, Philip Pratt mullumbimby bangalow This contemporary 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom pavilion-style home is composed of blade-like concrete panels, soaring roof planes and floor-to-ceiling glazed openings The kitchen offers a spectacular 8 metre long stone top bench, Italian stainless steel appliances and frosted metal framed drawer fronts, while the bathrooms display clean simple lines, custom stone topped vanities and state-of-theart fittings. Perched on an elevated 600m² block, the living areas open onto an extensive and private tiled terrace, giving the home a bright and open outlook. The fully landscaped gardens come complete with pond and water feature serving as a link between the two pavilions. Tucked underneath the spectacular Baywood Chase escarpment, the home is within cycling distance of Suffolk Park shops, schools, golf course and, of course, magnificent Tallow Beach. Five minutes by car brings you to central ByronBay. Address: 7 Red Bean Close, SuffolkPark Price: $949,000 Agent: Byron Bay First National Real Estate, Helen Huntly-Barratt , Riverside Acres 43 Riverside Drive, Mullumbimby Hidden down a quiet cul de sac sits this manageable and very private acreage with assorted fruit trees, established gardens and fertile parkland paddocks bordered by the Brunswick River. The property is approx 6.32 acres adjacent to 8.5 acres of crown land. Charming federation home with huge potential featuring 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, large deck with spa and downstairs laundry with extra toilet. The property has assorted out buildings/studios, views to Mt Chincogan and great land ideal for horses or small crops. Truly a unique opportunity for the buyer with vision. Seek and you shall find this hidden acreage right in town! Open House Saturday pm Auction 6pm May Professionals Mullumbimby office Ernst Reisch Janis Perkins Chloe Steele-Boyce Burringbar St, Mullumbimby The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=real Estate>

54 5 ARIKA AVENUE, OCEAN SHORES brunswick heads & ocean shores Under instructions from RTA Open Saturday am 3 bedroom family home Timber kitchen and bathroom 808.6m² block of land Walk to Brunswick Heads Web id: OOLA PLACE, OCEAN SHORES Open Saturday pm Delightful timber home with decks Sunken lounge with fireplace 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom and study Treed 2667m² block of land Web id: BILLINUDGEL RD, BILLINUDGEL 8 acres vacant land near village Short drive to surf, river and shops 5 minutes from Brunswick Heads 15 minutes to Byron Bay, 30 minutes to Gold Coast Web id: Auction at 11am Saturday 1st May, 2010 Ocean Shores Country Club Orana Road, Ocean Shores Jenny Andrew BRUNSWICK HEADS Mullumbimbi Street, Brunswick Heads Bernadette Harris OCEAN SHORES Shop 2 Rajah Road, Ocean Village Shopping Centre April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=real Estate>

55 ljhooker Property in Focus Brunswick House & Studio Under $900,000 Ocean Shores THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL FIT A spacious 2 storey brick home suitable for a growing family or even for running a home business. With the main bathroom and 3 bedrooms upstairs with built-in robes (the main bedroom with ensuite and WIR) and 1 bedroom with ensuite and built-in robe downstairs, this is a very versatile home. Price: $ 525,000 Contact: Peter Browning on Pottsville FRESH BIG DUPLEX IN POTTSVILLE In one of the fastest growing seaside villages, we have a duplex with 3 bedrooms, single carport, big covered area at the rear, huge lockable storage room (could be a 4th bedroom). It has split system air-conditioning and is located in a quiet location. Price: Priced to $ 365,000 Contact: Peter Browning on South Golden Beach START HERE 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, single lock up garage 960m² level north facing back yard Only a short stroll to the new foot bridge in South Golden Beach Price: $ 399,000 Contact: Peter Browning on Banool Circuit, North Ocean Shores South Golden Beach BEST VALUE, OCEAN VIEWS Cape Byron to the north ocean views Private living, spacious open design, big kitchen Hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, covered verandahs DLUG, dble carport, walk to the beach, close to shops View: Saturday Price: Owner wants it sold! $520, am Contact: David Mutkins on nobody does it better Brunswick Heads Crabbes Creek SLICE OF HISTORY 120 year old charming timber cottage near Brunswick Heads 3 double bedrooms, large kitchen, big lounge Timber lined walls & ceilings, verandahs, open deck huge patio 6.5 acres (2.65ha), usable land, spring fed dam 5-10 mins to Bruns beaches, primary school & general store Price: $ 680,000 Contact: David Mutkins on BY THE BEACH Living by the beach is so relaxing and enjoyable and from this gorgeous 4 bedroom timber home it is a short stroll, the gardens are tropical and provide a great setting and a nice outlook from the north facing deck. Price: $ 650,000 Contact: Peter Browning on ljhooker.com Yes the title is correct. The house has 3 bedrooms, 2 seperate living spaces, a new kitchen leading out to a north facing deck/patio which overlooks a tastefully landscaped yard. Hidden behind some of the gardens is a studio and the rear lane. The owner has priced this one to $839,000. Address: Brunswick Heads Price: $839,000 Agent: Peter Browning on Brand new home by a builder you can trust The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=real Estate>

56 15 Lawson Street, Byron Bay Rare, commercially zoned ¼ acre in Jonson Street main street in Byron Bay Phone: (02) For Sale Approved Development Site by Expressions of Interest Closing date 7th May adjoining properties in prime position opposite Woolworths and Byron Dendy Cinemas. Council approved for shops, offi ces and apartments. Total site area 1053m². Contact Chris Hanley or James Young To view more properties visit our website Dress Circle Coastal Land (4 Acres) Secluded bush land setting 10 Minutes to Byron or Bangalow Elevated homesite with unlimited views Power, water, septic, sealed access The dream is possible Share in 35 acres rainforest habitat Secure land at this prestigious address Extensive ora & fauna Coopers Shoot Greg Price Web Id $1,095,000 Easy Living on the Edge of Bangalow Fabulous location on the edge of Bangalow Easy to maintain 1 ½ acres Family-friendly home with pool Separate granny at / shed Rumpus room & of ce Quiet country lane location Only 3 minute drive to Bangalow Plenty of room to keep a pony 95 Lawlers Lane, Bangalow Open house pm Janice Maple & Duncan Lorimer New Listing $929,000 Bangalow Lifestyle Luxuriously appointed-ultra contemporary Private decks off all bedrooms Generous covered entertaining deck 9 Campbell Street, Bangalow Open house Saturday pm Denise Burch Rob Nedwich Web Id $765,000 Small Acreage Close to the Bay Vacant acreage close to Byron 1.6 acres, 6367 sqm Located 10 minutes from beach Great views to the North Established surroundings Bangalow Greg Price Web Id $450,000 Highway is Moving - Bargain! Over 20 acres of northeast facing land Just 1km from Bangalow s amenities Picturesque creek amongst the rainforest Sensational acquisition in a few years Bangalow Greg Price Web Id $699, Acres of Peace & Quiet The quintessential hobby farm Gentle frost free red soil slopes Stunning rural and forest views Big spring-fed dam & town water Dorroughby Greg Price Web Id $650,000 eldersbangalow.com.au The Hinterland Specialists April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=real Estate>

57 AUCTION 29th APR AUCTION 29th APR HENDRA Old Charmer (Circa 1915) Historic home oozing with character High ceilings, timber oors Upstairs / downstairs living options Fabulous pergola covered with grape vines Outdoor, covered deck Large 900+sqm block with edible garden Energy-ef cient, solar power, water tanks Popular, quiet location in Bangalow Ocean to Rural Hinterland Views Under instruction from Trustee - must be SOLD 180º vistas from wide northerly decks Huge landscaped block 1683m² Character split-level design with big picture windows Magic location adjacent to Lennox Village Short Drive to Byron or Ballina airport Ancient Fig trees create atmosphere Seriously don t miss this opportunity 3 Muskwood Place, Bangalow Open house Saturday am Janice Maple & Duncan Lorimer Web Id Auction 29th April 55 Fig Tree Hill, Lennox Head Open house Saturday pm Greg Price Web Id Auction 29th April AUCTION 29th APR AUCTION 29th APR Job Relocation Forces Sale Wake up to nature on the edge of Federal Character timber home Overlooking tropical gardens & pool Large 3170m² block Landscaped lot Running gently down to Stony Creek Idyllic, relaxed country village atmosphere 2 large double sheds suitable for storage Secluded & Serene Award winning design Stunning bush outlook over Moari Creek Secluded position, great rural aspect 11m sparkling pool with landscape grounds Council approved extension plans Huge timber decks off each bedroom Absolutely beautiful must inspect Vendors purchased elsewhere must move on! 12 Coachwood Court, Federal Open house Saturday am Greg Price New Listing Auction 29th April 16 Palm Lily Crescent, Bangalow Open house Saturday am Greg Price Web Id Auction 29th April eldersbangalow.com.au The Hinterland Specialists The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=real Estate>

58 AUCTION TODAY! AUCTION ON THE BAY 6.30pm Tuesday 13th April at the Byron Bay Surf Club Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully furnished unit Top floor position with large balcony for entertaining Heated spa, pool, sauna, tennis court, gym & BBQ area in complex LIFESTYLE PLUS Unit 7 Oasis 24 Scott Street, Byron Bay Guaranteed enjoyment for the whole family in this excellent Byron Bay investment VIEW: Thursday pm CONTACT: Bryce Cameron on COMMERCIAL FREEHOLD OPPORTUNITY Unit 1/1 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay Vacant ground floor shop Polished concrete floor Excellent condition Air-conditioning Why pay rent when you can own your own freehold VIEW: Inspection By Appointment CONTACT: Sharon McInnes on bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment Luxurious finishes & interior Open & spacious living areas 2 separate balconies Being sold fully furnished In the heart of Byron Bay BOGARTS ON BYRON Unit 5 Bogarts Fletcher Street, Byron Bay Agent declares interest VIEW: Thursday & Saturday pm CONTACT: Tony Farrell on Peter Yopp on EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY 32 Shirley Street, Byron Bay First time offered in over 67 Secure now, redevelop later years (STCA) Charming 3 bedroom cottage Large level 1,012m² corner block Offering 3 street frontage Only 400 metres to cafes, shops & beach VIEW: Wednesday & Saturday pm CONTACT: Sharon McInnes on OCEAN VIEWS SERIOUS SELLER Unit 3/69-71 Ballina Street, Lennox Head Fabulous beachside location Alfresco dining & shops at Great ocean views your door Fully furnished 2 bedroom apartment In the heart of Lennox Head Large north facing entertaining balcony Overlooks reserve & beach Owner needs it sold Agent declares interest VIEW: Wed, Sat & Sun am CONTACT: Andrew Rosee on Sandpiper 24 Scott Street, Byron Bay Secluded private tree house Offering 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms Uninterrupted ocean views Borders Arakwal National Park Enjoy the hot tub on the deck PRICE: $ 847,000 Full use of all resort facilities CONTACT: Sharon McInnes on Outstanding open plan home 3 bed, 2 bath, study & pool Outdoor entertaining areas 5 acres with hinterland views Picturesque rural setting Easy drive to Byron, Ballina, Lismore 41 Federal Road, Eureka New Management of Residential Property Earn 10,000 Reward Points PRICE: Forthcomong auction VIEW: Saturday pm CONTACT: Bryce Cameron on OPEN FOR INSPECTION Wednesday & Saturday am Andrew Rosee Erin Chapple Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday am Peter Yopp Saturday & Sunday pm Andrew Rosee Saturday pm Sharon McInnes /33 Julian Rocks Drive, Byron Bay 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom duplex Open plan living room/kitchen Backing onto reserve PRICE: $ 510,000 Ideal for investor/first home buyer VIEW: Wed, Fri & Sat pm In a highly sought after area CONTACT: Property will be sold to Glen Irwin on finalise estate Peter Yopp on AUCTION Stylish modern home with pool Large 3,308m² allotment 4 bed, 2 bath + teenage retreat Sub tropical gardens & fruit trees AUCTION LJHooker 4/31 Lawson St, Byron Bay Hill View Place, Ewingsdale Open plan living/dining/ kitchen Undercover outdoor entertaining area PRICE: $ 1,250,000 CONTACT: Liam Annesley on Childe Street, Byron Bay 1/34 Brownell Drive, Byron Bay Hop, skip & a jump to one of This property must be sold Exclusive Watego s Beach Rare opportunity to purchase Byron s famous beaches all offers considered address in much sought after location True beachside weekender on Open plan living/dining room a 758m² block 3 large bedrooms, 2 AUCTION: Onsite Saturday 2 bedrooms, timber floors, AUCTION: Onsite Saturday bathrooms + spa 8th May at 1pm loads of character 15th May at 12pm Only 200 metres to the beach VIEW: Thu & Fri pm & Tropical hideaway in the heart VIEW: Saturday am Wide timber verandahs, great Saturday 12-1pm of it all CONTACT: Liam Annesley on for entertaining CONTACT: Liam Annesley on Vendor bought elswhere List And Sell Exclusively Earn 20,000 Reward Points ljhooker.com 58 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=real Estate>

59 Book your spot in the ECHO PROPERTY BUSINESS DIRECTORY GREAT RATES. GREAT COVERAGE Tweed: Byron: Mullum: THE NORTH COAST S PROPERTY GUIDE Covering the North Coast Tyalgum Mt Burrell Chillingham THE TWEED SHIRE THE BYRON SHIRE Lismore Murwillumbah Uki Bexhill Coolangatta Fingal Head Bilambil Heights Banora Point Chinderah Teranora Cudgen Kingscliff Tumbulgum Mullumbimby Rosebank Clunes Condong Stokers Siding Main Arm Federal Bangalow Tintenbar Tweed Heads Ewingsdale Newrybar Knockrow Ballina Salt Casuarina Bogangar Cabarita Beach Hastings Point Koala Beach Sea Breeze Pottsville Black Rocks Burringbar Mooball Crabbes Creek Ocean Shores South Golden Beach New Brighton Brunswick Heads Myocum Tyagarah Byron Bay Suffolk Park Broken Head Lennox Head OPEN FOR INSPECTION PROFESSIONALS MULLUMBIMBY P53 43 Riverside Drive, Mullumbimby. Auction 6pm RAINE & HORNE BYRON BAY P52 May 13 at Professionals Mullumbimby office. 47 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay. Sat 12-1pm Inspect Sat pm BYRON BAY FIRST NATIONAL P52 BYRON BAY FIRST NATIONAL P52 12/2-6 Cemetery Road, Byron Bay. Lot 25 Cnr Old Pacific Highway & Ewingsdale Sat am Road, Ewingsdale. Auction 1pm Sat May Teak Circuit, SuffolkPark. Sat am 1/34 Brownell Drive, Byron Bay. Auction 1pm May 1/43 Julian Rocks Drive, Byron Bay. 8. Inspect Thu & Fri pm & Sat 12-1pm Sat am PROFESSIONALS BRUNSWICK HEADS P54 7 Red Bean Close, Suffolk Park. Auctions 11am Sat May 1 at Ocean Shores Sat 11.30am-12pm Country Club. Orana Road, Ocean Shores 24/64 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park. 5 Arika Avenue, Ocean Shores. Inspect Sat 11.30am-12pm Sat am Lot 3 Henderson Lane, Mullumbimby. 1 Oola Place, Ocean Shores. Inspect Sat pm Sat pm 12/62-64 Pacific Apartments Lawson Street, 139 Billinudgel Road, Billinudgel. Byron Bay. Sat 11.30am-12pm ELDERS BANGALOW P56, 57 1/11 Korau Place, Suffolk Park. Sat 11.30am-12pm 3 Muskwood Place, Bangalow. Inspect Sat 3/2 Kipling Street, Byron Bay. Sat pm am 29 Myocum Ridge Road, Myocum. Sat 12-1pm 55 Fig Tree Hill, Lennox Head. Inspect Sat PROFESSIONALS MULLUMBIMBY P pm 142 Orana Road, Ocean Shores. Sat pm 12 Coachwood Court, Federal. Inspect Sat 166 Orana Road, Ocean Shores. Sat pm am LJHOOKER BRUNSWICK HEADS P55 16 Palm Lily Crescent, Bangalow. Inspect Sat 25 Banool Circuit, North Ocean Shores am Sat am LJ HOOKER BYRON BAY P58 7 Aurana Place, Bayside. Sat pm Auctions 6.30pm Tuesday 13th April at the Byron RED ROSE REALTY P55 Bay Surf Club 11 Childe Street, Belongil. Sat am Unit 7 Oasis 24 Scott Street, Byron Bay. Inspect 1a Train St, Mullumbimby. Sat 11.30am-12.30pm Thu pm 2 Fern Street, Mullumbimby. Sat pm Unit 1/1 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay ELDERS BANGALOW P56, 57 Unit 5 Bogarts Fletcher Street, Byron Bay. 12 Coachwood Crt, Federal. Sat am Inspect Thu & Sat pm 3 Muskwood Pl, Bangalow. Sat am 32 Shirley Street, Byron Bay. Inspect Wed & Sat 34 Left Bank Road, Mullumbimby. Sat am pm 16 Palm Lily Cres, Bangalow. Sat am Unit 3/69-71 Ballina Street, Lennox Head. Inspect 9 Campbell St, Bangalow. Sat pm Wed, Sat & Sun am 55 Fig Tree Hill Road, Lennox Head. Sat pm ELDERS NEW BRIGHTON P60 95 Lawlers Lane, Bangalow. Sat pm 18 Pacific Esplanade, South Golden Beach. 3 Ryces Drive, Clunes. Sat pm Auction 2pm onsite Apr 17. Inspect Sat 1-2pm 175 Mackie Road, Clunes. Sat pm 113 Kings Road, Federal. Sat pm NEW LISTINGS 9 Walker Street, Bangalow. Sat pm RED ROSE REALTY P55 LJ HOOKER BYRON BAY P58 62 Shelley Drive, Byron Bay. Inspect Sat 2-3pm 800 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby. 7 Shara Boulevard, North OceanShores. Inspect Wed & Sat am Sat pm Seadrift 6-8 Browning Street, Byron Bay. LJ HOOKER BYRON BAY P58 Tue, Thu & Sat am Sandpiper 24 Scott Street, Byron Bay. Inspect Unit 4/90-92 Ballina Street, Lennox Head. Sat pm Sat & Sun pm 41 Federal Road, Eureka. Inspect Sat pm 89 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park. Sat pm 2/33 Julian Rocks Drive, Byron Bay. $510,000. PRD OCEAN SHORES P60 Inspect Wed, Fri & Sat pm 22 Royal Avenue, South Golden Beach. 5 Hill View Place, Ewingsdale. $1,250,000 Sat am 10 Tongarra Drive, Ocean Shores. Sat pm 124 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby. Sat am AUCTIONS BANGALOW REAL ESTATE P52 2 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar. Auction 11am onsite Sat Apr 17. Inspect Sat from 10am Lot 1 Mill Road, Goonengerry. Auction 11am onsite May 1. Inspect Sat 11am-12pm BYRON BAY FIRST NATIONAL P52 Ewingsdale. Auction 1pm May 1 at Cnr Pacific Hwy and Ewingsdale Rd. RAY WHITE YAMBA P52 10 Convent Lane, Yamba. Auction 10am onsite May 8. GNF BANGALOW P52 3 McKinnon Road, Boatharbour. Auction May 1, Inspect Sat 1-2pm ECHO PROPERTY BUSINESS DIRECTORY MORTGAGE BROKER ATTENTION AGENTS Have your Open Houses, Auctions and New Listings here. to REAL ESTATE Selling your property? We chose Winston because of his integrity and the positive reports from several vendors who had used him He has been unfailingly courteous, reliable and honest. He answers phone calls promptly and thinks ahead - he is a gentleman This was indeed a stress free experience. Winston knew where we were at all times we felt very well informed or The Byron Shire Echo April 13, <echowebsection=real Estate>

60 Backlash Main meals Tapas Sushi LIVE MUSIC every Wednesday in Byron WINNER Best Sushi Bar NSW region Woolies Plaza, Jonson St, Byron Bay Showcase on the Beach, Coolangatta Come & enjoy the sushi movie deal (20% off in Dendy Byron Bay) PRODUCER 10765A NOW all offi cially certifi ed * farmers ONLY at Local charity African LEAF, which sponsors orphaned and vulnerable Kenyan children as well as supporting a kindergarten in the slums of Nairobi, will be holding a fundraiser trivia night on Saturday May 22 at the Byron Bay Bowling Club, Marvell Street. The fun will start at 7.30pm. Teams of eight welcome, entry $15 per person. Call Susan on to register a team. The state government says it intends to review its Far North Coast Regional Strategy, after planning minister Tony Kelly first announced expected increases in population based upon ABS projections. This sounds to us like a good excuse to ramp up development and rezone new land as residential without bothering to involve local councils. Perhaps this is the inside information Woolworths had. Speaking of rezoning, Council has plans on exhibition for rezoning six parcels of land in Bangalow from general rural and agriculture to 2(a) residential. The expected yield is around 150 dwellings. Bangalow residents can talk to Council staff about it at Heritage Park outside the post office from 3pm to 5.30pm on Thursday April 22. It is encouraging to see the results of Husqvarna s 2010 Global Garden Report. In Australia, the top trends included kitchen gardening, organic growing and re-creating wilderness. The report analysed the thoughts of garden bloggers, who are obviously into resilience and survival. Anti-nuke protesters awarded $700,000 for feral treatment, read the SMH headline last Friday. In a victory for civil rights, Justice Timothy Anderson in the South Australian Supreme Court awarded ten protesters a total of $700,000 in damages from the SA government. At a demo at the Beverley Uranium mine almost ten years ago, police officers beat protesters, sprayed them with capsicum and locked them in a shipping container for hours without food or water. Justice Anderson also took issue with then Deputy Premier Kevin Foley calling protesters a bunch of ferals. Enrol to Vote Week (ETVW) 2010 will run from May 17 to 23 with the aim of enrolling thousands of secondary school students so they are ready to vote at the federal election that could be called this year. Secondary schools can register for this year s ETVW by visiting the ETVW website www. enroltovoteweek.aec.gov.au. If you re over 18 and you don t vote, don t whinge when you get the government you didn t want. If you re 17, you can enrol now to vote when you turn 18. OCEAN SHORES AUCTION URGENT SALE REQUIRED The New Brunswick Heads skate bowl gets the nod of approval from local deckheads including the Youth Week Rukkus open skate winner, Jackson Percossi, right. The official launch date for the skate park is at the end of Youth Week on Sunday April 18 from 11am. The program will kick off at 11am with an official opening by Council and the Sk8Brunswick Taskforce, followed by demonstrations by professional skaters organised by local business, Afends. Then there will be a few 20 minute Expression Sessions, after which the bowl is open to all. Enquiries to Kim Rosen Regrettably many pixels were injured (some seriously) during the production of this image produced by Jeff Loose Trucks Dawson. The Natural Sleep Centre Manufacturing quality (since 1981) 100% natural latex mattresses Quality futon mattresses (cotton, wool, foam core) Oak bedframes Importers of timber bedframes, sofabeds & contemporary furniture All bedding accessories: natural pillows, bolsters, floor cushions, 100% cotton bedlinen, mozzie nets, blinds, lighting & more Buy direct Solid Oak Style Wave solid white oak bedframe $1695 (Q) with matching bedside tables $495 each. Shown with the 17.5cm Natural Comfort latex/wool mattress $1765. All natural construction. Fiordo Bedframe Queen $895 Now $795 King $955 Now $855 The Fiordo Bedframe in solid Pacific oak - available natural & dark Wenge finish. Fitted with birch posture slats to minimise partner disturbance & suitable for all style mattresses. Available in Q & K sizes. Shown with: Natural Comfort 20cm latex & wool (now with 2 free latex pillows). This bedframe is complemented by our Vienna bedroom furniture. NB: All furniture also available in Wenge prices not shown (approx 15% less). ECO Institute certified Latex. Hotel quality Pocket-springs and standard Bonnell-spring mattresses now available. 1/11 Banksia Drive Byron Industrial Estate *Covering conventional, biodynamic and organic farming Direct from the Growers Byron Bay Thurs 8am 11am Butler St Reserve Bangalow Sat 8am 11am Behind Hotel OC-1 A stunning private paradise in a premier location, designed for total relaxation Amazing ocean & hinterland views. Large 1055m 2 block of beautiful maintained gardens This beautiful extensively renovated home comprises of 3 bedrooms plus 4th/study and 2 bathrooms Main bedroom is a magnifi cent parents retreat with travertine marble and spa bath in ensuite Masterchefs kitchen with lovely CaesarStone bench tops 3 spacious and separate living areas including sunken lounge room with fi re place, high raked ceilings Open House Saturday April 17, pm AUCTION 1PM SATURDAY MAY 1, ONSITE Ph: /84 Rajah Rd. Ocean Shores E: W: prdnationwide.com.au/oceanshores 60 April 13, 2010 The Byron Shire Echo <echowebsection=backlash> LIC199108C

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