Federal funding to improve lighting and CCTV at the Byron Bay Taxi rank remains uncertain with the federal attorney general department refusing to commit to the funding.
Two groundbreaking new films by Lock The Gate Alliance will be screened in Mullumbimby at the Drill Hall tonight. The two 35-minute docos tell the powerful stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever by coal and gas mining.
The Lennox Head Junior Triathlon was initiated back in 2009 by a few parents who felt their was a need for a locally fun-orientated event specifically for children in our community.
Ivan Sen’s new film Mystery Road is set somewhere in the unlovely, unromantic outback, where the car number plates have no identifying state initials – this is the lost Australia of neglect, disadvantage and wasteful lethargy.
Recently three local Jiu Jitsu artists from Byron Bay went to compete in the Brisbane Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships. Bringing home three gold medals and one silver was a fantastic effort for the Gracie Elite artists.
It can be an awfully long haul when you lose interest in a movie the minute you’ve licked the last sticky bit of choc-top off your fingers. That it happened on this occasion.
With schoolies celebrations set to kick off across NSW and southern Queensland from this weekend, surf life savers and life guards are pleading with young revellers to make surf safety a priority.
The Bowlo Bangalow is holding a barefoot bowling competition on Wednesdays through the summer months. Local business and sporting clubs are invited to vie for the ‘Barefoot Cup’.
Mullumbimby Show has ridden out a period of decline and reinvented itself to become one of the most popular and diverse in the region.
One of Australia’s finest improvisers, saxophonist David Ades, died peacefully in his Bangalow home on Friday after a battle with lung cancer.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is calling on former residents who suffered abuse at the North Coast Children’s Home in Lismore to come forward.
The ‘Our Voice: Inaugural Sustainability Conference for Young People by Young People’ brought together more than 250 children and young people to express their ideas and concerns relating to sustainability and the environment.
The seventh annual Day of the Dead picnic in the park was held at Heritage Park in Mullumbimby on Sunday afternoon, guests were welcomed by the Natural Death Centre's Anna Parker, streaming sun and the lightest sprinkle of rain.
The size and significance of sport to Australians and the national economy was reinforced recently with the release of data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The Butler is told as a memoir after his retirement, the long journey begins with the boy Cecil witnessing the callous murder of his sharecropper father, after which he was employed by the plantation owner as the ‘house nigger’
The state government asked for feedback on its arts and cultural policy, so we sought the opinions of three local arts producer. Not all of them were entirely complimentary. But two throught there were some good elements.
Canadian director Sarah Polley has put her own family in the frame as she unravels the truth – or the varying recollections of it – surrounding her dead mother, Diane, an actress/performer of only modest achievement.
Opening Night at the Mullum Music Festival is Mullum’s 'premier night of nights'. The night features artists coming from all over the world as well as some very special guests including the dark theatrical genius of Slovenian puppeteer and performance artist Teatro Matita.
A mini-divestment campaign hit Byron Bay’s Commonwealth Bank last Friday as four residents closed their accounts in protest to what they claim is the bank’s investment in fossil fuels and environmental destruction.
After years of wrangling and debate, community submissions and state government interventions, the Byron Shire Local Environmental Plan (LEP) has been finalised by Council staff.