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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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Coalition policy

It should be obvious to everyone by now that the Coalition’s insistence that ‘technology’ will drag us across the...

Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Easy equation

In terms of the economy. Billions of dollars spent on armaments and the supporting structures, at the expense, the...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When...

Byron Arts & Industry Estate + Habitat Precinct

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.

Dance Lab Australia La’ Studio fallenBROKENstreet Byron Bay Cookie Company Byron Bay Olive Company Honey Hunt Fashion Interior Motives Organic Beauty by Kamon Megan Middleton Conveyancing Argenton Design Rue Stiic Sun Protection Australia Aestheticá


Dance Lab Australia

1. 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

La' studio

2. La’ Studio

La’ Studio, specialising in bridal and high-end Couture pieces, alterations, bespoke pieces, high-end craftsmanship and tuition. It's Spring time baby! Time to show the world your fabulous side!
3/52 Centennial Circuit


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

Byron Bay Cookie Company

4. Byron Bay Cookie Company

Byron’s sweetest shopping destination now serves coffee and has a fun Pick’n'Mix feature allowing you to fill your very own cookie jar with your favourite Byron Bay Cookie flavours!
Unit 1, Ozigo Complex,
Corner Ewingsdale Rd & Bayshore Drive

Byron Bay Olive Company

5. Bienvenue à La Cuisine!

French Mediterranean deli, stocking marinated olives and antipasti: French cheeses, cured meats, fresh bread.
Also offering homemade lunch options: soups, gourmet sandwiches, salads.
All ages, all tastes.
2/29 Brigantine Street
0431 842 340

Honey Hunt Style

6. Honey Hunt Fashion

Shop locally and buy Australian made. Designs created from artworks by mother-daughter team Jules and Rosabella. Feel stylish and comfortable for travel, yoga, Pilates and dressed-up... because you are a honey!
Visit the NEW store or shop online.
1/10 Brigantine Street

Interior Motives

7. Interior Motives

Where innovation meets style and functionality. Luxaflex® Veri Shades® combines the versatility of a vertical blind with the elegant appeal of a soft window furnishing.
Available at Blind Design Byron Bay.
1/84 Centennial Circuit
6680 8862

Organic Beauty by Kamon

8. 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.
1 Acacia Street
6685 5545

Megan Middleton Conveyancing

9. Megan Middleton Conveyancing

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.
Shop 2B, 11 Banksia Drive
0499 149 832
[email protected]

Argenton Design

10. Argenton Design

Inspired by symbols, nature & geometry. Custom made fine jewellery, using natural stones & ethical gold. South Sea pearls on sale now!
Open 10-5 Tue – Thurs, or by appointment.
Unit 2, 1A Banksia Drive
0413 707 642

Rue Stiic

11. Rue Stiic

Rue Stiic is a coastal-luxe label based in Byron Bay. Rue Stiic flaunts statement designs, luxe textiles and easy wearing fits that can be worn from day to night.
Store opening hours:
M – F 8am – 3pm.
Saturday by appointment
3a/11 Banksia Drive
0432 320 798

Sun Protection

12. Sun Protection Australia

If you’re spending time outdoors, you need practical solutions to protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet rays. SunProtection designs and creates maximum UPF50+ sun protective clothing for the whole family.
2/2 Brigantine Street
6685 6666


13. 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



Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.