While proponents of rail trail continue to spruik repurposing the region’s disused railways, Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson is calling for proposals and plans that utilise the rail corridor in Byron Shire, while not removing the tracks.’
The Breakers had a great pre-game warm-up and were keen for a win against the Italo stars.
Sport fans, cricket buffs and the easily distracted flocked to Lomath Oval in Mullumbimby on Sunday to see sand-encrusted surf dudes the Suffolk Swingers attempt to negotiate a victory over Upper Main Arm autonomous cricket collective.
The Park Hotel Byron Rams continued their winning run on Saturday, with a comfortable Premier Division win over neighbours Lennox Head.
One of the highlights of this week's roundup is a performance by jazz greats Galapagos Duck, who will be playing a dinner show at the Ballina RSL on Friday.
Guppy’s Feast Featured in an Echonetdaily story Guppy shows off his dark arts, a show by James Guppy, one of Australia’s most notable painters of small, exquisitely executed, evocative paintings and large mythic tableaux, will open with a sit-down feast at... Read More →
Documentarist, author and broadcaster John Safran will present his live show Murder In Mississippi at the Byron Community Centre Theatre on Festival Saturday, August 2.
A game of footy doesn’t necessarily have to reach the highest standard for it to be a fantastic contest, for it to be packed with drama and bursting with emotion.
Several of the world’s most acclaimed writing teachers will take centre stage at this year’s Byron Bay Writers Festival to share their inspirations, insights and practical advice with aspiring writers and published authors.
For the first time, Byron Bay Writers Festival turns up the volume as the literary cabaret Liner Notes hits town. One of Melbourne’s best-loved spoken-word events, this is a poetic tribute to a classic album, song by song.
If you have a favourite cookbook or recipe, then you are invited to bring it along to a special free session led by SCU food historians and writers called ‘History in the Baking: Recipe Workshop’, Saturday July 12 at Lismore City Hall.
The elements in question are being sexually attracted to men and being temperamentally attracted to God (God being shorthand for the ultimate meaning of life, the universe and everything).
Fingers crossed – Liesel Arden’s entry to the Archibald Prize was submitted last week, and it is a portrait of Tommy Franklin.
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After 26 years, Delvene and John Cornell have sold the iconic Hotel Brunswick, or Bruns pub as it is affectionately known.
‘A town square beheading without even letting the public bear witness,’ was how Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson described the quiet adoption of large-scale development plans for Brunswick Heads holiday parks and reserves last week.
RailExplorers Byron are proposing to use the 13km of abandoned railway line that runs between Banglaow and Byron Bay as a ‘tourism experience’ involving pedalo-style rail carts.
Multi-talented Jo Jo Smith is a national music treasure who is likened to artists such as Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James and Norah Jones.
Robyn Chalklen and Chris Parkinson are The Yearlings. The music of this husband-and-wife team has been described as having ‘dirt on its feet and blood on its hands’.
The Stillsons’ Justin Bernasconi has put together a beautiful new album titled Winter Pick that features his dexterous guitar playing.