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September 27, 2023

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Start saving water now say Tweed Council – water restrictions may be weeks away

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has declared an El Nino weather pattern, with less-than-average rainfall forecast for the Northern Rivers this year. Tweed Council is reminding residents and visitors that it is important to save water.

Other News

Bush ball – but fancy schmancy

The beautiful A&I Hall is the setting for the inaugural Bangalow Boujee Bush Ball on October 14 – celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Bangalow Community Children’s Centre. This will be a party to remember. 

Review on remote Indigenous Australians sheds light on the Voice to Parliament

As a white man living on Bundjalung Country, I acknowledge that it is not easy to make the cross-cultural shift from a Western paradigm lens to comprehend and appreciate the rich diversity and complexity of 65,000 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ sociocultural and spiritual history.

Paco Lara Duende flamenco

Bringing the soul and spirit of Spanish flamenco, the acclaimed Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Lara will inspire and capture the imagination of Australian audiences with the release and launch of his new album Duende, a self-produced album of original compositions. 

Mandy Nolans Soapbox: Unbranded

I’ll admit it. I was a Russell Brand fan. I thought he was funny. I thought the sexually rampaging lothario image was just a clever comedic persona. I thought he satirised the privilege and legacy of rock stars.

Wollumbin Street bridge reduced to one lane

As part of the sewerage upgrade in Murwillumbah, Tweed Shire Council is urging motorists to plan ahead and seek alternative routes between the CBD and South Murwillumbah for up to four weeks from today.

Options explored to save Bruns native habitat

Byron Council could seek federal government intervention in a last-ditch effort to protect a pocket of precious bushland in Brunswick Heads from development.

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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. McTavish Surfboards | 2. The Meditation People | 3. Shack Palace | 4. Art Kind Byron Bay Gallery | 5. Byron Bay Camping & Disposals | 6. Daughters of India | 7. Bodhi Living | 8. Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing | 9. Department of Simple Things | 10. Byron Family Law | 11. Easy Street | 12. Barrio – The Heart of Habitat | 13. Richardson Murray Law

McTavish Surfboards

1. McTavish Surfboards

McTavish is the ultimate destination for all things surf. Grab a pre- or post-surf coffee and browse the range of handcrafted surfboards (all made on-site in the factory behind the showroom), surf accessories and apparel, or borrow a demo board for the weekend.
Surfboard Factory, Surf Shop & Cafe
91 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

The Meditation People

2. The Meditation People

Release stress and relieve anxiety with Vedic Meditation, an effortless, effective and proven meditation technique you can practise anywhere (even if you’ve tried to meditate before, without success).
Information sessions are held regularly at the studio and online via Zoom. Learn about the three different types of meditation, and find out if Vedic Meditation is the right technique for you.
Suite 6, 10 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0404 884 490

Shack Palace

3. Shack Palace

Shack Palace have recently relocated into a new showroom. Find their signature curation of artisan, functional pieces for the home as well as incense and teas alongside a growing collection of larger furniture pieces and artefacts in their new space.
Currently open weekdays 10am–4pm.
1/2 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay
0488 616 408

Art Kind Byron Bay

4. Art Kind Byron Bay

Art Kind is a contemporary art gallery and creative studio. Currently exhibiting works from emerging and established artists including Bec Duff, Mel Lumb, Mahala Magins, Zac Chester, Jules Vleugel, Stephen Skinner, Katia Oblak and Joanne Piechota. Have a budding mini-maker in your life? Book an afternoon kids’ art class or school holiday art program.
3/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0404 946 553

Byron Bay Camping Disposals

5. Byron Bay Camping and Disposals

Have you found them in the Industrial Estate yet? Byron Bay Camping & Disposals moved from the old Woolies plaza site last year into their new building, located on the corner of Tasman way and Centennial circuit. They stock popular brands and are regularly introducing new products to their store. They have parking spaces out the front exclusively for customers and are open seven days.
1/1 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
0439 212 153

Daughters of India

6. Daughters of India

Discover the essence of timeless elegance with ethically handmade creations. Each Daughters of India piece tells a story of femininity and ancient artistry. With delicately hand-printed and hand-loomed materials, their collection embodies both style and sustainability. Embrace the beauty of slow fashion and adorn yourself with pieces that transcend trends, empowering you to be truly unique.
Open weekdays 10am–4pm.
Shop 3B, 11 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

Bodhi Living

7. Bodhi Living

Bodhi Living showcases a carefully curated collection of furniture, homewares, rugs and lighting, sourced both locally and globally. They have recently introduced a range of collections designed in-house, including sofas, dining tables and seating, all using natural and sustainable materials such as rattan and wood. The brand encapsulates the freedom of spirit and the soul of the individual as represented through their home.
Shop 1/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

Bodypeace Bamboo

8. Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing

Sample sale and warehouse clearance.
Every Wednesday–Friday, 10–3pm.
Men's and women's XXS–XXL. Prices from $15. Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing has been dressing locals and visitors for over a decade. Bamboo fibre is naturally breathable, moisture-wicking, thermoregulating and hypoallergenic. Their signature blend is a popular choice for underwear, activewear and everyday wear. Their warehouse shop is open every Wednesday to Friday!
2-4 Ti Tree Place, Byron Bay

Mr Simple

9. Department of Simple Things

Clothing and accessories inspired by vintage workwear, military surplus and sportswear. They also show their love of surf and skate culture with an eclectic collection of skateboards, hot sauces, books, eskies and even a barbershop (call to book).
Monday–Friday: 8.30am–4pm
Sunday: 10am–2pm
The Habitat Byron Bay
Suites 39-41, Building C3
248 Bayshore Drive
02 8215 0723

Byron Family Law

10. Byron Family Law

Byron Family Law is a boutique family law firm established in Byron Bay. Through collaborative and resolution-focused practices, they support clients to separate more kindly and to rebuild following divorce or separation. They work in collaboration with local counsellors, conveyancers, accountants, mediators, and health and wellness professionals to support you and your family to not only survive but thrive following a separation.
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 6687 2774

Easy Street

11. Easy Street

Have you visited the newest part of Habitat yet? Easy Street is home to a beautiful collection of independent stores, including Byron Bay Hanging Chairs, MCM House, MUD and Vègètalement salon. There’s also yummy snacks at B Smoothie Bar, renowned for their epic smoothies. It's got all the style you love without the hassle of going into town.
Easy Street, Habitat


12. Barrio – the heart of Habitat

Bringing locals and visitors together in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, always!
Join Barrio for their daily Happy 'Hour' from 3–6pm, affordable midweek lunches, delicious breakfasts and delightful dinners Thursday–Saturday. Barrio: a place to meet, connect, share and eat… Your home away from home!
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0411 323 165

Richardson Murray Law

13. Richardson Murray Law

Richardson Murray is a boutique family law firm established by well-respected family lawyers, Anton Richardson and Stephanie Murray. Richardson Murray provide private legal representation, while offering empathy and expertise. The team at Richardson Murray are very proud of their approach to family law and are committed to achieving positive outcomes while minimising stress, limiting delays, and avoiding unnecessary legal expense.
42 Parkes Ave, Byron Bay
07 5619 5933

BES rejects Ramsey’s proposal to leave conservation zones to private landholders

Ballina Environment Society (BES) has come out strongly against conservative independent Ballina Councillor Eva Ramsey’s proposal to have private property owners ‘opt in’ to conservation zones.

Review on remote Indigenous Australians sheds light on the Voice to Parliament

As a white man living on Bundjalung Country, I acknowledge that it is not easy to make the cross-cultural shift from a Western paradigm lens to comprehend and appreciate the rich diversity and complexity of 65,000 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ sociocultural and spiritual history.

What is the future for Lismore Regional Gallery and Museum? Have your say

The Lismore Regional Gallery and the Lismore Museum (Richmond River Historical Society) want to hear from you. If you are an artist, creative, arts...

Pearces Creek Bridge to be replaced – road closure

The replacement of Pearces Creek Bridge has led to the temporary closure of Eltham Road, at Pearces Creek Bridge for one month from Monday, 23 October.