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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

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Health report warns of inadequate services

The NSW health system is ‘failing residents of rural, regional and remote areas,’ a State government inquiry has found.

Leila’s off to Oxford!

Local high school student, Leila Clarke, was scrolling through social media when the advertisement popped up.

‘Dining in the Dark’ at Forest, Byron

To celebrate the North Coast Festival of Flavour, Forest restaurant is turning off the lights so you can turn...

What happens after two years?

The recent floods have left many people homeless. Trying to address this problem, local councils have waived some of...

Mullum’s drainage

We are one of many households in Mullum that lost their home and belongings in the February flood. Two...

Primex 2022 postponed due to floods and weather

The Primex 2022 Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo due to take place 19 to 21 May has been postponed following both the recent flooding and predicted adverse weather conditions. 

WRITER/DIRECTOR, JAY CHEEL

Jay Cheel is a documentary filmmaker from St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. His feature debut, Beauty Day, premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of their Canadian Front programming series. The film was also an official selection at the Hot Docs documentary film festival and was nominated in the ‘Best Documentary’ category of the 2012 Genie Awards.

Previously Jay worked for a Microsoft third party video game developer where he directed the short ‘The Goblin Man of Norway’, a viral marketing film for the Xbox 360 game ‘Too Human’. Jay is the editor and founder of The Documentary Blog and is the co-host of the Film Junk podcast. Jay is currently working on his next feature documentary, ‘How to Build a Time Machine’.


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