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May 25, 2022

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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

Other News

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

A gold star campaign and a result full of hope

It’s not surprising that Mandy Nolan got so many primary votes at Saturday’s election for the seat of Richmond – her campaign has been relentless and her volunteers all stellar.

Historic sex assault and abduction – alleged offender charged

NSW Police say a man will spend the weekend in the lock-up after being refused bail today in Grafton following an investigation into the alleged historical sexual assault of a woman in Byron Bay more than 20 years ago.

Tibetan anniversary

May 23  marks 71 years since the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army invaded and commenced  the...

The Bangalow Perspective

Come enjoy the Bangalow perspective with us.
Discover the practical, eclectic, creative, chic, unique and elegant offerings of Bangalow and Newrybar.


BKA Architecture Scout and Arrow Petals Australia Ninbella Bangalow Farmers Market Bangalow Wash House Driftlab
BKA Architecture

1. BKA Architecture

BKA is an architectural practice committed to creating unique and innovative design solutions that respond to each client’s aesthetic and budgetary needs.
0417 415 474
bka.com.au
Suite 1/10 Station Street


Scout and Arrow

2. Scout and Arrow

Scout and Arrow is a lifestyle brand blending the desert with the coast, southwestern grit with Byron Bay bohemia. Bringing you leather, vintage textiles, turquoise, and laidback luxury.
@scoutandarrowbyronbay
scoutandarrowbyronbay.com
6687 1716
Shop 1/1 Station St


Petals Australia

3. Petals Australia

Nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland, local jewellery designer Petals Australia showcases a range of delicate pieces made from sterling silver, rose gold, yellow gold, and freshwater pearl.
petalsaustralia.com.au
6687 2939
4/10 Station Street


Ninbella (this piece by Pauline Nampijinpa Singleton)

4. Ninbella

Contemporary Australian Aboriginal, international and local art, sculpture, cultural giftware, fair and ethical trade. Working with Aboriginal community art centres and artists from Central Australia and representing talented, award-winning local artists.
ninbella.com 
6687 1936
19a Byron Street


Bangalow Farmers Market

5. Bangalow Farmers Market

Every Saturday 7–11am behind the pub. Freshest produce direct from local farmers, including seasonal fruit and vegetables, pasture-raised meat and eggs, artisan cheese and bread, nuts, honey, rice, pasta, and more!
byronfarmersmarket.com.au/bangalow.html
Behind Bangalow Hotel


Bangalow Wash House

6. Bangalow Wash House

Open 24 hours. New large front loaders / dryers now with Tap & Go. Change machine and powder dispenser onsite. Self-serve and serviced laundry available.
0412 302 246
Cnr Station St & Blackwell Alley


Driftlab

7. Driftlab

Our name is a deliberate fusion of driftwood – rare, timeless and precious, and laboratory – the art of curating effortless style. We live to assist our customers in finding their voice through our curations.
Driftlab.com.au
Insta FB drfitlab
16 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar

Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.