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Eric Wright’s children Robyn Faulks and (Ballina mayor) David Wright. Photo Eve Jeffery
Eric Wright’s children Robyn Faulks and Ballina mayor David Wright. Photo Eve Jeffery

An exhibition of historical Byron Bay photos by Eric Wright is now on display at the Byron Bay Library.

Ballina mayor David Wright says his dad Eric would be pleased with what has become of his hard work.

‘They have done a great job. They have respected his work and respected the history of Byron Bay’, he said.

‘He would have given a grandiose speech in his cap, a shirt and a pair of shorts.’


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