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May 24, 2022

Open letter to Splendour and Byron United

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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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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.

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act. 

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Well you’ve made it easy for me to choose my holiday dates this year as my family doesn’t want to be Byron Bay while the Belongil Fields drugfest known as Splendour is on. But I’ll tell you what: you can have my house in town for the duration as long as you promise to clean up the graffiti, broken bottles, rubbish and human waste left behind by your patrons all around the vicinity, and you won’t have to worry about losing any sleep due to the all-night noise as you’ll be too busy counting the money, which is what it’s all about really, isn’t it?

PJ Prideaux

Byron Bay


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