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Local MPs to embark on flood fact finding mission

Four local MPs will tour the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Brisbane headquarters tomorrow on a fact finding mission that will hopefully assist the flood recovery process in the Northern Rivers.

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re...

Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

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.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

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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. B Smoothie Bar | 2. Honey Hunt Leggings | 3. Stone & Wood | 4. The Brightside Family + Skin Cancer Clinic | 5. Bun Coffee | 6. Vampt Vintage Design | 7. CrossFit Byron Bay | 8. Byron Bay Traders | 9.Weave Guitars | 10. Kido | 11. Mr Simple | 12. Vagabond Byron Bay | 13. Habitat | 14. Highspec Properties Buyers’ Agents | 15. Shack Palace | 16. Mud Australia | 17. Barrio

B Smoothie Bar

1. B Smoothie Bar

Same Bare Blends products.
Same Bare Blends recipes.
Consistent hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–3pm. Saturday, 8am–2pm.
Awesome happy team creating awesome fast smoothies for you.
Lot 44 Bayshore Drive
(neighbours of Tigmi Trading)

Honey Hunt Leggings

2. Honey Hunt Leggings

Five new legging designs to pair with gorgeous new long cotton tops–dress up, workout or take time to relax in fashion that’s sewn and printed locally, featuring original artworks. When you shop here you are supporting ethical Australian made fashion and local jobs. It’s the ultimate slow clothing that’s beautifully made, for women.
Shop at the Byron Writers Festival.
Shop 2, 1 Centennial Cct,
Byron Arts & Industry Estate
0408 766 546

Stone & Wood

3. Stone & Wood

As the days start to get longer, the Brewery courtyard is the perfect place to soak up the sun, with fresh beers flowing over the bar and 100 Mile Table’s famous fish curries flying over the counter.
Children and doggos also welcome, so there’s no excuse not to take a break from it all.
100 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay
02 6685 5173

The Brightside Family + Skin Cancer Clinic

4. The Brightside Family + Skin Cancer Clinic

Your trusted GP family practice and skin cancer clinic on the north coast! Their diverse team offers a range of medical and allied health services for your family’s physical and mental wellbeing, including full-body skin cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment in Byron Bay, where skin cancer diagnoses are 117 per cent above the national average. Find them at Byron Bay Fair.
02 6680 7788
20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay Fair

Bun Coffee

5. Bun Coffee

A good coffee changes everything. Choose from ethically sourced Certified Organic, Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade, Australian grown blends or compostable coffee pods; all traceable to origin. Want to travel a bit further afield? Explore the Single Origin Bar and taste the world of coffee through the unique Single Origin collection from over 40 countries.
Open Monday–Friday, 6am–3pm.
Unit 15–17, 1A Banksia Drive, Byron Bay
02 6680 9798

Vampt Vintage Design

6. Vampt Vintage Design

Vampt Vintage Design is moving to their new showroom at 14–16 Banksia Dr.
Their new Brazilian shipment is available to view by appointment in anticipation of the launch on 1 September.
Call Dave to get a first look. Vampt will be showcasing stunning mid-century pieces from Italy, Denmark, Brazil and beyond.
Authenticity and real design, built to last a lifetime!
3/18 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay
Dave: 0414 806 549
@vamptvintagedesign @vamptbyron

CrossFit Byron Bay

7. CrossFit Byron Bay

CrossFit Byron Bay will become the best hour of your day or the best week of your year. They run, jump, squat, push, pull, climb, lift and skip together because they know that everything is easier when you’re working beside a friend.
They prioritise moving well before they add intensity and believe that CrossFit is for every body.
74 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0423 618 308
[email protected]

Byron Bay Traders

8. Byron Bay Traders

A collective of creative spirits
The studio offers a distinctive marketplace for local makers, artists and designers to showcase their unique products to the community, and allows the community to discover, explore and connect to their innate creative expression by offering craft workshops, crafty parties, live music, markets, and gigs. It can also be hired for photoshoots and private events.
[email protected]
17 Banksia Dr, Byron Bay
0416 026 257

Weave Guitars

9.Weave Guitars

Weave Guitars is your local guitar custom shop. They specialise in setups and repairs from the simplest to the trickiest. They like to work with every kind of instrument and they always provide a free quote for any job. Check their website for a gallery of their creations. Make your next appointment by email or text message.
0413 470 775
[email protected]
2/2 Acacia Street, Byron Bay


10. Kido

The ultimate location for kid’s fashion in the Northern Rivers, with new stock from international brands Bobo Choses, Weekend House Kids, The Animals Observatory, and many more. They also stock all of your favourite local designers, so now is the perfect time to drop in, say ‘Hi’, and shop their newest selection.
Shop 7, 18 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

Mr Simple

11. Mr Simple

More than a clothes store, The Department is a place to find dependable products that stand the test of time. An eclectic collection of clothing, eskies, furniture, books, shoes, drinkware, and even a barbershop, the common thread is simple – only stuff they love gets in the door. If you need something for a weekend barbeque or your mate’s birthday, The Department is your spot.
Habitat, Shop 39–41, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Vagabond Byron Bay

12. Vagabond Byron Bay

Plant-based goodness cafe • Awesome coffee • All milks available • Smoothies to dream about • Delicious in-house baked cakes and treats • Yummy food • No bookings required.
Outside seating for 50 patrons, or lay on the lawn under the shady poinciana in the centre courtyard.
Open Monday to Saturday, 6.30am–3pm.
Sunday, 8am–2pm.
Habitat, Shop 33–34, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay


13. Habitat

Byron’s newest neighbourhood, Habitat is an oasis for locals and visitors alike. A uniquely designed village where people can shop, dine, live, work and play, all in one place. Explore their unique boutiques, grab a bite to eat, visit their health & wellness studios, then kick back in the sunny courtyard. PLUS, they’re pet friendly! Fun for the whole family.
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Highspec Properties Buyers’ Agents

14. Highspec Properties Buyers’ Agents

Your local buyers’ agents.
Highspec Properties’ Byron office turns one this month! The award-winning buyers’ agency is dedicated to helping you own your own slice of Byron and the Northern Rivers.
Get in touch and watch your property dream come to life through refined strategy, expert negotiation, and unparalleled commitment.
Team Highspec make one of life’s greatest stressors a breeze.
Ground floor, Habitat Building, 20 Fullerton Lane, Byron Bay

Shack Palace

15. Shack Palace

Visit the Shack Palace concept store and experience an immaculately curated selection of objects designed for ritual and mindfulness in our homes, including artisan handcrafted tea and coffee wares, linen, ceramics, glassware and small furnishings, as well as organic skincare, fragrances, incense and candles. Follow this local family @shackpalace on their journey in rethinking the way we live in our homes.
Habitat, Shop 8, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
[email protected]

Mud Australia

16. Mud Australia

Designed by Shelley Simpson and handmade in their Sydney studio, Mud Australia’s timeless collection of porcelain homewares and lighting allows for ultimate customisation, through colour, silhouette and the number of place settings.
Immerse yourself in the complete Mud Australia range of carbon neutral porcelain homewares at their Byron store.
Monday to Saturday: 9am–5pm
Sunday: 9am–3pm
Habitat, Shop 11, 5 Easy Street Byron Bay


17. Barrio

Barrio offers a relaxed environment for all-day dining. The woodfired oven and open-flame grill is the heart of the restaurant, and all dishes are centred around the distinctive flavours imparted through this style of cooking. In the evening, the lights go down, dinner is served, and great bottles of natural and world-renowned wines are opened.
Opening hours are: Mon–Tues, 7am–3pm, and Wed–Sat, 7am–10pm.
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re looking for something classy, that’s...

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between a steady stream of customers...

Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the Alstonville FC’s Crawford Park fields. The...

Great waves on offer for the Evans Head Malibu Classic

The 30th annual Evans Head Malibu Classic was run last weekend with clean one metre-plus waves on offer right across the four days of...