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Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

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Winter fest at Byron High, June 18

To celebrate the creative and artistic talents of students, Byron Bay High School is holding its annual Winter Arts Festival (a.k.a the WAF) showcase evening on Tuesday, June 18. 

Interschool Australian Surfing Championships launched on the Gold Coast last month

Palm Beach Currumbin State High School has taken home the overall School Winners trophy at the inaugural Australian Interschools Surfing Championships held at Miami on the Gold Coast last month.

Brad’s Butchery: Byron’s new organic butcher at 130 Jonson St Byron

Brad’s Butchery Byron Bay is a brand-new organic, family-owned-and-operated butcher in Byron with a great range of quality products and a dry-aged beef display room that is equal to the best in the country.

Housing waiting lists jump over 100 per cent for Northern Rivers

Crisis response needed from NSW state government as listings for priority housing increase over 100 per cent in multiple Northern Rivers regions.

Positive change for New Brighton beach

Ocean conservation non-profit Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) hosted a World Ocean Day beach clean-up and a mangrove educational session jointly hosted by the Salty Mangrove Cafe in New Brighton on Saturday.

What is the future of Lismore? Here are some ideas for what it could be

After the devastating floods of 2022 the future of Lismore was thrown up in the air and it was time to take a long hard look at what the future of the town would be. 

‘Developer fees and charges cut’ 6 July cites industry representatives informing Council it ‘entirely unviable to invest in Byron (and Suffolk)’. Doesn’t appear that way with houses being demolished for units or double storey houses, and proposed larger devolpments for more units and shops. Building is booming in Byron.

Yvonne Jessup, Byron Bay


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