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May 18, 2021

Latest News

Quarry comes up against the farmers of Bentley

You would need to be a pretty tough customer to come up against the Bentley farmers, yet, that is exactly what Rob and Sarah McKenzie, the operators of the Bentley Quarry, what they say is a local, family-operated business, are doing.

Other News

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality. 

Lismore City Council declares housing emergency, wants more units

A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

Byron Arts & Industry Estate + Habitat Precinct

La’ Studio Dance Lab Australia Fallenbrokenstreet Painted Earth Byron Bay Cookie Company Hope & May Byron Yoga Lounge Argenton Design Grounded Living Bun Coffee Froth Cafe Byron Bay Organic Beauty By Kamon Megan Middleton Conveyancing Raphael Handmade Tomboy Byron Habitat Workspace Parkes Ave Dispensary Aestheticá

La’ Studio

1. La’ Studio

La’ Studio bespoke bridal and couture sewing, fashion and design services, located at 3/52 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate. By appointment only

– call 0405 451 184 or

email [email protected]

3/52 Centennial Circuit


Dance Lab Australia

2. Dance Lab Australia

The fastest-growing, most exciting performance school in the Northern Rivers, with a new state-of-the-art facility and professionally qualified teachers committed to fostering the love of dance.

3/12 Tasman Way

0410 653 775



3. Fallenbrokenstreet

Byron Bay-based headwear label fallenBROKENstreet has a massive collection at their flagship showroom. Cruise in and say hi, 'n' try some hats on. They love what they do and hope you do too.

93 Centennial Circuit


Painted Earth

4. Painted Earth

Australia’s largest range of sustainable paints, wood finishes, and renders. Beautiful, durable, and affordable. No smell, no toxic fumes. Once you try them you won’t look back.

Mon–Fri: 7.30am–4.30pm, Sat 10am–2pm

1 Brigantine Street


Byron Bay Cookie Company

5. Byron Bay Cookie Company

Proudly baked in Byron since 1990! Don’t miss the Byron Bay Cookie Company’s wide selection of cookie gifts and treats, as well as sought-after factory seconds. Now serving coffee.

Unit 1, Ozigo Complex,

Corner Ewingsdale Rd & Bayshore Drive


Hope and May

6. Hope & May

Hope & May Home is now open! The new space offers a range of home and lifestyle products including furniture, homewares, and accessories. Interior design and sourcing are also available.

1/1 Centennial Circuit

6680 9862


Byron Yoga Lounge

7. Byron Yoga Lounge

Experience the difference of Iyengar Yoga.

Intro trial special for locals – three classes for $30. Accessible for all bodies/ages/injuries.

All levels – redefine or commence your practice.

0402 770 441

Shop 22B, 1A Banksia Drive,


Argenton Design

8. Argenton Design

Inspired by symbols, nature, and geometry. Custom-made rose, white, yellow gold fine jewellery, using natural stones and ethical gold. Open 10–5 Wed–Fri or by appointment. 0413 707 642

Unit 2, 1A Banksia Drive


Grounded Living

9. Grounded Living

Solutions to your soft-flooring needs. The latest range takes inspiration from the colours of the Byron Shire. It is the ocean, a walk in nature, the feeling of being at home – and Grounded.

4/4 Banksia Drive


Bun Coffee

10. Bun Coffee

Specialty roaster of  organic, fair trade, or Rainforest Alliance blends and 40+ single origins. Visit the newly refurbished Roastery Door for all your local coffee needs.

Now open from 7am.

1A Banksia Drive


Froth Cafe

11. Froth Cafe Byron Bay

Small takeaway cafe serving nourishing wholesome food. Froth provides a little bit of everything for each tastebud; whether you’re a tradie or a yogi, we’ll have something for you. Lots of parking!

1/1B Banksia Drive

Open: Monday to Friday 7am–3pm

Organic Beauty by Kamon

12. Organic Beauty By Kamon

Experience Kamon’s ultimate personalised treatments using natural, organic-certified products in blissful, intimate, and private surroundings. Waxing, spray tan, eyes, nails, facials, eyelash lifting, and extensions.

6685 5545

1 Acacia Street


Megan Middleton

13. Fast, Efficient, Fixed-Fee Conveyancing

For exceptional attention to detail, fixed fees, prompt service, and local expertise, Megan Middleton Conveyancing is your first choice when buying and selling property in the Northern Rivers.

0499 149 832

[email protected]

Shop 2B, 11 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay


Raphael Handmade

14. Raphael Handmade

Raphael Handmade is a Byron-made ethical clothing label making funky threads from recycled vintage fabrics. One-off and limited pieces handmade with love. Custom orders available.

4/20 Acacia St


Tomboy Byron

15. Tomboy Byron

Serving fresh salads, pastries, and specialty coffee by The Little Marionette. With a long communal table, beanbags, charging stations, and free wi-fi, it’s the perfect co-working space. 7am–3pm, Mon–Sat.


Unit 1, 4 Banksia Drive


Habitat Workspace

16. Habitat Workspace

Home to 34 lockable ‘micro-offices’ and 18 open-plan desks, Habitat Workspace presents a smarter, more affordable alternative to a full-scale office. Striking the perfect work–life balance has never been easier!

1 Porter Street

6694 3244


Parkes Ave Dispensary

17. Parkes Ave Dispensary

Parkes Ave Dispensary has created a fresh approach to naturopathy by blending traditional medicines with the latest science. Come in for custom herb mixes, supplements, and a fast walk-in service.

Rear of 20 Parkes Ave (enter via Fullerton Lane)



18. Aestheticá

Aestheticá is a locally owned clinic, run by a team of both medical and skin professionals, who specialise in cosmetic injectables and dermal treatments that nurture, nourish, and love your skin.

1 Porter St, Habitat Precinct

0427 601 903



All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

How does one react to news of environmental vandalism, rampant domestic violence and mutilation of women without anger or distress?

Business calls for Tweed train tracks to be kept ignored

More than 800 people had signed a petition calling for a new rail trail to be built next to, rather than in place of, the existing disused railway line running through the shire.

Resilient communities training on offer

‘Resilience’ has become a buzzword in Australia over the past few years, as communities across the country struggle to cope with fire, floods, and a pandemic.

Independent councillor fact-checks housing supply in the Byron Shire

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Cate Coorey won approval from fellow councillors last week for a new reporting regime she says will offer clarification on dwellings approved in the shire.