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Byron Shire
February 2, 2023

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Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.

Other News

Looking forward, looking back with Jeff Johnson

Long term independent Ballina Shire Councillor Jeff Johnson reflects on the challenges of the past year, and his priorities for 2023.

Elanora woman murdered – police seek sightings of Ford Laser

Detectives investigating the murder of 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman are appealing to anyone who may have seen or captured vision...

Old ANZ Mullum

The old ANZ Bank building on Burringbar Street in Mullum is now a bathhouse; such yuppy city indulgence to...

Who’s extinct now?

The Nationals MP for Clarence, Mr Gulaptis, is soon to retire and I can hear the koalas clapping. As...


Government ‘DISASTER’ signs promoting fear of floods are affecting property sales. We are trying to sell our beautiful family home...

Ahana Candles

Victoria Cosford Many years ago, Marianni had a dream in which a golden liquid was pouring over her hands. She...

Creative, small batch, hand-made, state-of-the-art, artisan, innovative, ethical, imaginative, hyper-local, leading-edge, quality, EXPLORE premium, master, handcrafted, accomplished, cutting edge, organic, designer, eclectic DISCOVER ingenious, beautiful, unique, sensational, avant-garde, original, visionary, inspirational, expert, brilliant, gifted, ahead of the curve. YOU wonderful, compelling, THERE experiencing, witnessing, engaging. NOW.

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. Bun Coffee | 3. Stone & Wood | 4. CrossFit Byron Bay | 5. Vampt Vintage Design | 6. KIDO | 7. Supa IGA | 8. Habitat Retail | 9. Highspec Properties | 10. Mr Simple | 11. Barrio Eatery & Bar

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, Byron Bay
(neighbours of Tigmi Trading)

Bun Coffee

2. 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 their unique coffee collection from over 40 countries.
Monday–Friday, 6am–3pm.
Unit 15–17, 1A Banksia Drive, Byron Bay
02 6680 9798

Stone & Wood

3. Stone & Wood

With 28 taps pouring Byron’s freshest beers, Stone & Wood Brewery has all your favourites and a selection of exclusive brews you can only taste there – like Desert Lime Kolsch - perfect for hot summer days! With live music on Sundays and 100 Mile Table pumping out mouthwatering meals year-round, it’s the perfect place to slow down and soak it up.
100 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

CrossFit Byron Bay

4. CrossFit Byron Bay

If you are searching for the best hour of your day, look no further than CrossFit Byron Bay.
Locals only 7-day trial for $30.
Wanderluster? We have you covered with the best week of your year!
Sweat with our friendly locals under the guidance of our world class coaching team.
Weightlifting, personal training, retreats, yogility and good vibes available.
74 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0423 618 308
[email protected]

Vampt Vintage Design

5. Vampt Vintage Design

Vampt specialises in quality, original, mid-century furniture.
They have a container arriving from Brazil filled with incredible vintage showstoppers, available soon. They need to make room for the new stock, so pop in and see what specials they have. They can bring anything up from their Sydney shop if something catches your eye.
Open Tues–Thur: 10am–4pm.
Fri: 10am–3pm, Sat: 10am–2pm.
Cnr Bayshore Dr & Banksia Dr, Byron Bay
Dave: 0414 806 549



The ultimate location for kids’ 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

Supa IGA

7. Supa IGA

Where the locals matter! Supa IGA is more than a supermarket. You will find your everyday essentials, regular specials, and excellent customer service!
Make sure you’re prepared this summer and stock up on all of your daily grocery needs from Supa IGA! Open 7 days, conveniently located at Byron Bay Fair.
Socials: facebook.com/supaigabyronbay/
20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay Fair

Habitat Retail & Lifestyle Precinct

8. Habitat Retail & Lifestyle Precinct

It’s no accident people love shopping at Habitat. They’ve carefully curated every homeware store, independent boutique and fashion label, so you can find the iconic style you’d expect from Byron without the hassle of going into town (including lots of free parking). We reckon it’s Byron’s most exciting neighbourhood, but go and take a look for yourself.
Habitat, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
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

9. Highspec Properties

Highspec Properties

Buyers Agents
Your local Northern Rivers Buyers’ Agents
HighSpec Properties – award-winning buyers’ agency 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 will be your secret agents, making one of life’s greatest stressors a breeze.
Ground floor, Habitat Building
20 Fullerton Lane, Byron Bay
1300 447 732

Mr Simple

10. Mr Simple

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, clothes, and even a barbershop.
The Habitat Byron Bay
Suites 39-41, Building C3
248 Bayshore Drive
Call to Book: 8215 0723
Mon–Fri: 8.30am–4.00pm.
Sun: 10.00am–2.00pm.

Barrio Eatery & Bar

11. Barrio Eatery & Bar

Barrio brings together the local community in a relaxed environment for all-day dining.
The wood-fired oven and open-flame grill are the heart of the restaurant.
Wednesday is barbecue night, with monthly guest chef.
Keep an eye on socials for daily specials.
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
Mon–Tues: 7am–3pm.
Wed–Sat: 7am–10pm.
0411 323 165

Abouchar honoured with Order of Australia

The new head of the Byron Community College (BCC), Chantal Abouchar, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to business and the media.

Appeal for flag stolen from Bruns

The two Aboriginal flags that fly high over the Brunswick River Bridge on Invasion Day have become a potent symbol of survival and solidarity for many in the Shire. 

TELSTRA – The end of the line?

I live in a valley that was ravaged by flood last year. Telegraph poles were swept out of the ground by landslides and many...

Dear Byron Shire Council

Why, oh why, did you not add a traffic calming device when you recently sealed Clay Rd, Mullumbimby? This was a beautiful, quiet lane, that...