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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Flood resilience

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

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the...

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Art Piece Gallery’s current exhibition, elevenseeds, features the work of the 2011 Diploma of Fine Arts students, Murwillumbah

The Diploma of Fine Arts course is structured to provide students with a high level of engagement across the diverse studio areas of Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking and Painting.

elevenseeds is the culminating exhibition at Art Piece Gallery of works by individuals who have endeavoured over a couple of years, to develop their creativity, explore a personal vision and contribute to current visual culture.

Image: Murwillumbah TAFE artists (L to R): Niamh Twohig; Elane Green; Susan Stone; creator of the ovalular sea creatures Sam Walsh (centre); Dawn Walker; NathalieVerdejo and Christine Starzynski. Photo Jeff Dawson

 


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