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October 4, 2022

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Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

Other News

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

It is a weekend of excitement, fun and laughter for everyone at the National Circus Festival

It truly is like stepping into another world as you enter The Famous Spiegeltent which is here for the National Circus Festival that is taking place this weekend in Mullumbimby before it once again heads off around the world.

Acid sulfate soil run off impacting health of fish and Tweed River

Acid sulfate soil (ASS)-related runoff from floodplain drains is affecting water quality and the health of fish in the Tweed River and Tweed Shire Council (TSC) are seeking to assist landholders with improving water quality projects. 

Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

Lambruk Pantry

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Consideration of state significant farmland for SUGA development leaves bitter taste

One of Ballina Shire Council’s independents is continuing to argue against suggested expansions of development between the plateau villages of Alstonville and Wollongbar.

This event is on Thursday from 4pm, Stone & Wood Brewery

Stone & Wood are celebrating Byron’s marine sanctuary and sharing the stoke about our salty backyard with live music, short films and a discussion panel.

Supported by Patagonia Byron, this event will be a community gathering of ocean lovers – with discussions from experts, chats to local change-makers and researchers and toasting to our awesome blue planet. This event is co-hosted by Australian Marine Conservation Society and National Parks Association.

Also see Green Heroes, Australian Seabird & Turtle Rescue, Dolphin Research Australia and Australian Marine Conservation Society alongside beautiful short films celebrating our ocean by Craig Parry and Morgan Maasen, and feel-good music. The event is all about the Cape Byron Marine Park: what makes it so great; the launch of a Hope Spot in northern NSW, and how we can all ensure its protection into the future. The expert panel will discuss the sanctuary. 

This event is on Thursday from 4pm. For tickets visit: events.humanitix.com/celebrating-our-saltwater-sanctuaries.


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