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May 20, 2022

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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

Other News

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

It’s National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Australia says volleys are the backbone of the country in times of crisis and emergency.

What happens after two years?

The recent floods have left many people homeless. Trying to address this problem, local councils have waived some of...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones lives in Cudgen, owns a small business and is running as an Independent for the federal seat of Richmond.

One Nation ‘ghost’ haunting Richmond

Less than a week out from the election, mystery surrounds the One Nation candidate and her connection to the electorate.

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Byron Arts & Industry & Habitat Precinct

BYRON ARTS & INDUSTRY ESTATE: 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.

Salt & Wood Interiors Painted Earth Honey Hunt Style Byron Foodies SuperFeast Eye of Horus Fallen Broken Street Byron Bay Olive Co Blind Design Byron Bay Stone & Wood Byron Foodies Kouzina Byron Bay Organic Beauty by Kamon Evolve Physio & Pilates Zentai Living Emporium of Wonders Froth Cafe Grounded Living Argenton Design Bikram Yoga Bun Coffee


Painted Earth

1. 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.
M–F: 7.30am–4.30pm, Sat 10am–2pm.
1 Brigantine Street

Bun Coffee

2. Bun Coffee

Bun Coffee is a 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.
17/1A Banksia Drive

Byron Bay Peanut Butter Co

3. Byron Bay Peanut Butter Co

Come visit us at our brand new Peanut Butter Store. Receive 10% off when mentioning this article. Open Wednesday to Friday 10.30am–5pm, Saturday 10am–2pm
16 Tasman Way

Byron Foodies

4. Byron Foodies

Byron Foodies Walking Tour will get you feasting on scrumptious delights. Byron Foodies 100% supports the local foodies that are off the beaten track at the Arts & Industry Estate. Tours run Mon–Friday.

Kouzina Byron Bay

5. Kouzina Byron Bay

Authentic Greek homestyle kitchen offering locally sourced, seasonal meals, mezzes, salads, sweets, organic coffee, and more. Breakfast/Lunch 7.30am–3pm ~ Tues–Fri dinner 6–late ~ Thur–Sat Ph: 0451 196 769
1 Acacia Street
Instagram: kouzina_byronbay
Facebook: Kouzina Byron Bay Greek

Zentai Living

6. Zentai Living

Australia’s natural bedding specialist since 1981. Certified organic latex mattresses. All-natural latex mattresses. Traditional futons. All solid American oak bedframes. Bedroom furniture.
1/11 Banksia Drive
Shop instore or online at zentai.com.au.

Eye of Horus

7. Eye Of Horus

High performance award-winning cosmetics developed in Byron Bay, formulated with plant-based ingredients, cruelty free and vegan friendly. MASSIVE warehouse sale on 18 April up to 70% off.
9/12 Tasman Way, Byron Bay

Organic Beauty By Kamon

8. Organic Beauty By Kamon

Using natural, organic-certified products, experience Kamon’s ultimate personalised treatments in blissful, intimate, and private surroundings. Waxing, spray tan, eyes, nails, facials, eyelash lifting, and extensions.
6685 5545 | 1 Acacia Street


9. Fallen Broken Street

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 u do 2 :)  xoxox fallenBROKENstreet xoxox
93 Centennial Circuit

Froth Cafe

10. Froth Cafe

A cute cafe/takeaway servicing the industrial estate with organic coffee, poached eggs, burgers, toasties, salads, pies, pastries, açai bowls, fresh juices and smoothies. Open Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, Saturday 8am-2pm LOTS OF PARKING!!
1 Banksia Drive, Arts & Industry Estate, Byron Bay

Argenton Design

11. Argenton Design

Bespoke fine jewellery. Inspired by simplicity, symbols, and nature, Lisa Argenton creates pieces to be treasured for years. Open Wed, Thur, Fri 10am till 5pm or by appointment.
2/1A Banksia Drive | 0413 707 642

Bikram Yoga

12. Bikram Yoga

Byron Bay’s hot yoga studio. Offering Bikram Yoga, Hot Pilates, Vinyasa and Yin.
New Ownership. All levels welcome.
Locals intro offer $49/21 days.
Holiday Pass $60/week.
8 Grevillea St, Byron Bay | 0438 771 170

Byron Bay Olive Co

13. Byron Bay Olive Co

La Cuisine from the Byron Bay Olive Co. Olives, Tapenade, French deli and take away for an authentic taste of Provence in the heart of the Arts & Industry Estate.
2/29 Brigantine Street, Byron Bay

Evolve Physio & Pilates

14. Evolve Physio & Pilates

New daily group class schedule. All instructed by our expert physios. Experience the difference! Intro Offers: $16 First Class $35/week unlimited classes. Health fund rebates available.
Unit 1B, 11 Banksia Drive | 0416 749 746

Emporium Of Wonders

15. Emporium Of Wonders

The most magical children's party and retail destination in the Shire. Need a birthday gift? Come visit, meet a fairy, explore for treasures and book your fairytale birthday celebration. Open Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 10am–5pm.
8 Banksia Drive | 5614 8879

Grounded Living

16. 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, Byron Bay

Honey Hunt Style

17. Honey Hunt Style

The most comfortable leggings, perfect for yoga, Pilates, dolling up or chillin’. Created in Byron, Australian made, for women.Twenty-seven unique designs XS-XXL.
2/10 Brigantine Street, Byron Bay

Blind Design Byron Bay

18. Blind Design Byron Bay

Make life easier! Convenient control of your blinds with the PowerView app. Buy 4 or more Luxaflex PowerView motorised window coverings and receive the Home Automation Control Hub for free!
1/84 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay | 6680 8862

Salt & Wood Interiors

19. Salt & Wood Interiors

Our new luxe lifestyle store showcases an eclectic mix of fashion, homewares, furniture and artwork, stocking brands like Uniqwa, Gypset Cargo, Suboo, Woven Husk and St Barts.
4/52 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay


20. SuperFeast

Come visit the herb specialists at the SuperFeast HQ shop to learn about medicinal mushrooms, adaptogens and tonic herbs. These ancient herbal extracts can help increase vibrancy and longevity.
4/20 Brigantine Street
Instagram @superfeast

Stone & Wood

21. Stone & Wood

Drop into our tasting room and brewery for a tour, tasting, or a bite to eat in a space dedicated to beer education.
100 Centennial Circuit


Habitat Precinct

Habitat Workspace Nice Martin O'Meara Dental Aesthetica Katrina Beohm Real Estate

LIVE, WORK, PLAY: Embodying the Byron Bay lifestyle and everything it represents, Habitat is a fantastic retail, leisure and lifestyle community and destination within the Byron Arts & Industry Estate. Located 5 minutes from the beach or a 10 minute cycle from town. Onsite parking available or jump on the train and be there in 10 easy minutes.

Habitat Workspace

1. Habitat Workspace

Enjoy co-working from the privacy of your micro-office with NBN connection, shared meeting and kitchen facilities and access to Habitat’s pool. One or two person offices and single desks available.
02 6694 3244
First Floor, B1 Building

Katrina Beohm

2. Katrina Beohm Real Estate

Katrina Beohm Real Estate is an independent agency able to offer a bespoke real estate service without the constraints of a franchise structure.


3. Aesthetica

Aestheticá is locally owned and run by a team of medical and dermal professionals specialising in non-surgical cosmetic and advanced skin treatments. Book for a no obligation FREE skin or injectibles consultation.
Unit 60, C5 Bldg | 0427 601 903

Nice Martin

4. Nice Martin

'Nice Martin is made for the girl with a handsome aesthetic, who likes to meddle with her rebellious side but also stay feminine! NM upholds individuality and ethicality without bursting the bank.'
Suite 6-9, B1 Bldg

O’Meara Dental

5. O’Meara Dental

Dr Marcus O’Meara has moved to Habitat where he’ll continue to provide high-quality, technologically advanced, holistically minded dentistry in a beautiful setting, perfectly aligned with his ethos. Appointments available now.
Unit 59, C5 Bldg
02 5629 7093

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.