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March 31, 2023

A big month in the House

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Is polluting a lake in a national park to support new housing ok?

From Byron Bay to Evans Head to Casino the questions about how we deal with what is politely termed ‘effluent’, and how that may or may not destroy our local environment, demand real and urgent answers.

Other News

Corrie’s Frock Shop safe in family hands

Fifty-four years is a long time to be in the workforce let alone in the one business in the one town, but that is how Corrie van Dommele has spent most of her adult life – at Corrie's Frock Shop in Ballina, but now she is about to call it quits.

Interview with Guy Maddison from Mudhoney

Seminal Seattle four-piece, Mudhoney, are returning to Australia marking nine years since their last local shows. A mammoth odyssey spanning April and May will see them playing headline shows across six states. Next week they will also release their new album, Plastic Eternity.

Lismore Council wants you to have your say

Lismore City Council is inviting residents and members of the community to contribute to Your Say Lismore, an innovative online platform that creates a two-way conversation between the community and Council. 

Share flood stories at Mullum Farmers Market

To mark the anniversary of the 28 February 2022 flooding of Mullumbimby, which was followed by continued flooding throughout...

Rethinking the tourism paradigm

The past three years have been a fairly challenging time for the Byron tourism Industry, after fires, floods, and a pandemic. According to local tourism organisation, Destination Byron, now seems the right time to rethink the tourism paradigm for Byron.

Feros stolen

The Feros board have failed to explain why the existing buildings cannot be redeveloped as a purpose-built, top-of-the-range, aged-care...

Libby Donovan – a powerful vocalist and sassy cabaret performer. Saturday 18 February at the Brunswick Picture House.

There’s a lot of awesome stuff happening at Brunswick Picture House this month – coming soon is Wil Anderson’s Whatchu Talkin’ ‘Bout Wil?  He’s back with an all new night of laughs – this is a completely improvised night of stand-up comedy. Every show is completely different, made up on the spot with the help of the audience. ‘Savage intelligence and rapid-fire riffing…’ according to Time Out Magazine.

Wednesday, 15 February at 7pm.

After releasing three hit albums with Killing Heidi, Ella Hooper embarked on her solo career. Her forthcoming album, Small Town Temple has been hailed as a new beginning, showcasing Ella’s deeply personal songwriting.

Thursday 16 February at 7pm.

Grab your tickets fast for Libby Donovan. A powerful vocalist and sassy cabaret performer, Libby will take you on a retrospective journey, celebrating the high notes, big hair and fashion moments of her 20-year career.

Saturday 18 February at 7pm.

Back by popular demand is the Moontide Ensemble in their farewell show before heading overseas. The Moontide Ensemble returns to the Brunswick Picture House to perform their highly regarded audiovisual show. This performance, which is largely improvised, offers a glimpse beyond the veil of Moontide’s previous productions along with other unreleased material.

Friday 24 February at 7pm. Book tickets for all of these shows now through brunswickpicturehouse.com

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