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September 21, 2021

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September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Other News

Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

COVID update includes trial of home quarantine

When media were told that NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian would be at today's 11am update, we expected big news – the Premier said last week she would only attend the updates if it were important news.

Union wants mandatory vaccination across the board

Representatives of NSW prison officers say they are demanding mandatory vaccinations be adopted across the NSW justice system, with the union saying inmates who refuse the jab should face the same public health restrictions unvaccinated members of the public do.

Byron’s CBD heights limits pushed – again 

The developer behind a new, multi-storey motel to be built in central Byron Bay has applied to further increase the height of the building, despite having already been allowed to exceed the maximum height limit for that part of town.

Champion a cause

Delighted to read Dan Reade’s letter (September 1) calling for everyone to take a new cause to champion. I...

Excessive onanism

Former coroner David Heilpern’s confession last week that he mistakenly recorded a death as from ‘onanism’ rather than aneurism...

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A cleverly designed village where people live, work and play, all in one place, combining old-school Byron (community, creativity) with new thinking (live+work spaces, car sharing) and good times (food, shops) to create a little oasis for locals and visitors alike.


1. Eye of Horus | 2. The Lobby | 3. Bun Coffee | 4. Mark Tuckey Furniture | 5. Stone & Wood | 6. Bodhi Living | 7. FORRM | 8. Kido Store | 9. Byron Bay Fair | 10. Honey Hunt Style | 11. Katrina Beohm Real Estate | 12. Habitat Workspace | 13. High Spec Properties

Eye Of Horus

1. Eye of Horus

Luxury, cruelty-free, Byron Bay beauty brand, Eye of Horus, is globally renowned for being at the forefront of sophisticated, ethical and timeless beauty. Their brand new concept store is an elevated beauty destination that offers a unique, interactive experience, inviting clientele to sample cosmetic shades, customise their own palettes, and experiment with luxe beauty looks created by in-house makeup artists.

4/1 Boronia Place

The Lobby Gallery

2. The Lobby

Byron Bay’s newest art gallery, The Lobby, was formed by a collective of local businesses who love art and want to share the love by showcasing local artists in their space. Exhibitions are currently on hold owing to lockdown, but stay tuned for more to come soon!

2/17 Tasman Way
Neighbouring Byron School of Clay and Nimbus.

Bun Coffee

3. Bun Coffee

Need caffeinating? Bun HQ are open for your takeaway and take home coffee. Mon: Fri 7am–4pm Sat: 7am–11am Choose from ethically sourced Certified Organic, Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade, Australian-grown blends or compostable coffee pods, all traceable to origin.

Order ahead, call them on 6680 9798
Unit 15-17, 1A Banksia Drive

Mark Tuckey Furniture

4. Mark Tuckey Furniture

Mark Tuckey Furniture is an Australian Furniture company dedicated to creating products they love and want to live with in their own homes. They design timber furniture with integrity, simplicity and strength, using recycled and sustainably managed timbers. They also retail complementary seating, homewares, lighting and artwork. Their commitment is to produce lifetime pieces with a negligible footprint.

14 Bayshore Drive
8403 3062

Stone & Wood

5. Stone & Wood

Lockdown drive-through @ the Brewery Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 12–5pm. All your Stone & Wood favourites, plus 1L sharers of special batch beers, brewed exclusively on-site.

100 Centennial Circuit

Bodhi living

6. Bodhi Living

Bodhi Living is a conceptual furniture store that showcases unique, antique pieces from around the world, combined with a range of contemporary furniture, rugs, lighting, décor and art. They also offer a unique and personalised design experience and can guide their clients through residential, commercial and contract projects with in-house design consultation, planning and execution, creating considered spaces that enrich the soul.

1/18 Centennial Circuit
0429 479 260

Forrm Store

7. FORRM. store

“A meeting of form and function” FORRM. store is a boutique offering with a focus on fashion and lifestyle products curated to enhance a considered yet luxurious lifestyle. They are dedicated to showcasing Australian and International brands that embody their philosophy and values of timelessness, quality and sustainable fabrics with ethical production. Their online store is currently open with pick up available.

1/57 Centennial Cct

Kido Store

8. Kido Store

Kido is a kids concept store with items they love curated from around the world. Catering for newborns to 15 years, they focus on ethically and environmentally conscious brands across fashion, decor, furniture, books, toys, and bikes. With brands sourced locally and from around the world, their products are designed to be lovingly handed on from one child to the next.

7/18 Centennial Cct
9045 7777

Byron Bay Fair

9. Byron Bay Fair

Byron Bay’s newest art gallery, The Lobby, was formed by Byron Bay Fair – where the locals shop! SUPA IGA Byron Bay have been proudly serving the Byron community since 2006, stocking great fresh food, meat, and produce. They are supporters of local suppliers and brands, offering far more benefits than just competitive prices. They are open until 9pm seven days a week for all your shopping needs!

20 Bayshore Drive
Socials: @ByronBayFair

Honey Hunt Style

10. Honey Hunt Style

Shop online and receive FREE freight locally – code SUPPORT-LOCAL Created from original artworks by Jules Hunt, printed in Australia, hand cut individually in their Byron studio and sewn by local seamstresses – the ultimate slow clothing, supporting a small group of talented women. Their offer to you is simple: making it easy to buy well-made clothes that last and are beautiful to wear.

Shop 2, 1 Centennial Cct
0408 766 546

Katrina Beohm Real Estate

11. Katrina Beohm Real Estate

Katrina Beohm Real Estate specialise in coastal and hinterland sales through Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore shires. With twenty years locally in real estate, Katrina and her team have a large database and first-class marketing strategies that can help you sell your property.

8 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0459 066 087

Habitat Workspace

12. Habitat Workspace

A modern co-working space for freelancers, start-ups and small businesses. Thirty-four lockable ‘pocket offices’, and twelve open plan desks; a smarter, more affordable way to do business in an upscale setting that is still relaxed.

Building B1, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 6694 3244

High Spec Properties

13. High Spec Properties

A new Northern Rivers Real Estate Experience Awaits… HighSpec Properties – an award-winning buyer’s agency brings experience, dedication and expertise to your Byron Shire property search. Watch your property dream come to life through award-winning strategy and negotiation. Amanda Gould and Felicity Mackenzie will be your secret agents, on your side to help. It’s time to enrich your property journey.

Ground Floor Habitat Building, 20 Fullerton Lane
0449 765 106
[email protected]

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

Speech pathology student numbers soar at SCU

The number of domestic applications for the undergraduate speech pathology course at Southern Cross University have increased 79 per cent compared to the same time last year.

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

Ballina charity ball to raise funds for men’s mental health

Locals will have the chance to support local men with their mental health when the Night of Hope Charity Ball takes place in Ballina on October Ball.