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June 19, 2021

Writers unite for a glass of white

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Byron Youth Service says it is proud to be partnering with Byron Music to host the first ever Youth Stage event at the Byron Music Festival, to be held around the CBD and beachfront from June 18 to 20.

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Pro rail trail association urges Council to award construction tender

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Before the big debates, the launches and the readings get underway today, last night provided an opportunity for the people at the heart of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival to get together to raise a glass to the event. Here, author Peter Carey (L) and Echonetdaily commentator Mungo MacCallum listen to SMH journalist Peter FitzSimons debate whether former NSW minister Ian Macdonald was Eddie Obeid’s left or right testicle. A record number of tickets have been sold to this year’s event.

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