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May 24, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

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Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with...

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

Harm Labor

Much as I respect Richard Jones’ opinions on many things, I can’t agree with his conclusion last week (‘Election...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When...

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Parking not-so fine

I paid for my resident’s parking coupon on December 6 but have still not received it even though I was told last Thursday that it had been sent. Byron residents have been slugged with a $25 fee for parking that used to be free and to cap it off Council snatches the money but, as in so many other instances, does not deliver. What happens when I cop a parking ticket? Should I just send it to Council?

Gareth Smith, Byron Bay


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Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

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 band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.