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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.

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Cost of living and taxes

Why is there so much interest in stats and percentages? How does the average house price or rent translate...

The Richmond conundrum

The forthcoming federal election presents the Richmond electorate as an interesting conundrum. I do not believe the current leaders...

Flood recovery 2022 must be community led and flexible

The recent news that our mighty NSW State Government are going to step into the Northern Rivers as a sort of Mary Poppins and over-arch their solutions into an umbrella of several councils via the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) was met with cheer and skepticism.

Election 2022

As we edge closer to the federal election, Australia, like most advanced middle-ranking economies is facing some headwind challenges...

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

What happens after two years?

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

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.

Byron Bay Cookie Company Stone & Wood Bienvenue à La Cuisine! Calling all peanut butter fans! Eye of Horus  Fallenbrokenstreet Honey Hunt Style Interior Motives Blind Design Painted Earth Salt & Wood Interiors Byron Bay Chiropractic Centre Superfeast Argenton Design Bikram Yoga Bun Coffee Byron Foodies  CrossFit Byron Bay Grounded Living Kouzina Byron Bay Organic Beauty by Kamon Byron Bay Fair  Zentai Living  Froth Cafe Byron Bay
Byron Bay Cookie Co

1. 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

Stone & Wood

2. 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

Byron Bay Olive Co

3. 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

Byron Bay Peanut Butter Co

4. Calling all peanut butter fans!

Check out Byron’s new Peanut Butter Store. Receive 10 per cent off when mentioning this article. Open Wednesday to Friday 10.30am–5pm. Every other day by appointment.
16 Tasman Way

Eye of Horus Cosmetics

5. 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 per cent off.
9/12 Tasman Way


6. 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 u do 2 :)
93 Centennial Circuit

Honey Hunt Style

7. Honey Hunt Style

Style, comfort, you. Created in Byron, Australian made, for women. You are a honey! Visit our shop or catch us over Easter at Bangalow & Byron Designer Markets.
2/10 Brigantine Street
FB: @Honeyhuntstyle
Insta: @Honeyhuntstyle

Interior Motives Blind Design

8. Interior Motives Blind Design

Beautiful custom-made linen sheer curtains add comfort and sophistication to any room. We also stock natural fabrics including eco hemp and organic cotton to pure Belgian linens, complementing your home lifestyle.
84/86 Centennial Circuit
6680 8862

Painted Earth

9. 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

Salt and Wood Interiors

10. 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

Byron Bay Chiropractic Centre

11. Byron Bay Chiropractic Centre

Holistic body work, ABC postural correction, sacro-occipital therapy, rehabilitation and neuro-emotional technique. Special interests: athletes, pain, pregnancy, women’s health, stress and mindfulness.
1/12 Tasman Way
Book online: byronchiro.com
or call: 6680 9991


12. Superfeast

Bring this page for a special gift! Visit us at the SuperFeast HQ shop to learn all about medicinal mushrooms and adaptogens. These ancient herbal extracts can help increase vibrancy and longevity.
M: 0417 550 450
P: 1300 769 500
A: Unit 4 / 20 Brigantine St, Byron Bay
W: superfeast.com.au

Argenton Design

13. 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

14. 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
0438 771 170

Bun Coffee

15. 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 Foodies

16. Byron Foodies

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

Crossfit Byron Bay

17. CrossFit Byron Bay

CrossFit Byron Bay is a community-based fitness centre building better humans. We help you become your strongest, fittest, healthiest you. Locals membership available and drop-ins always welcome!
3/5 Banksia Drive
[email protected]

Grounded Living

18. 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

Kouzina Byron Bay

19. 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
1 Acacia Street
0451 196 769
Instagram: kouzina_byronbay
Facebook: Kouzina Byron Bay Greek

Organic Beauty by Kamon

20. 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

Byron Bay Fair

21. Byron Bay Fair

Byron Bay Fair is a convenient single-level shopping centre with 112 carparks. A Supa IGA supermarket is complemented by a Sunrise Cellars liquor outlet, chemist, radiologist, and specialty shops.
20 Bayshore Drive
6686 4122

Zentai Living

22. 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

Froth Cafe

23. 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!
Open: Monday to Friday 7am–3pm
1/1B Banksia Drive

Habitat Precinct

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 Collective O’Meara Dental Zanzi Habitat Workspace Aesthetica Katrina Beohm Real Estate OneTeaspoon
Habitat Collective

1. Habitat Collective

Habitat Collective merges a selection of 30+ local and design-led brands including Byron Bay Hanging Chairs, Saint Helena, and The Bare Road, providing endless inspiration for fashion and home styling.
C2 Building
0491 077 217

O'Meara Dental

2. 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
6694 3083


3. Zanzi

Holistic, sustainable, plant based. The Zanzi team are committed to providing high-end luxury hair services using toxin- and cruelty-free products.
0433 881 339
C5 Building, Shop 55
1 Porter Street

Habitat Workspace

4. Habitat Workspace

Enjoy the perks of co-working from the privacy of your lockable office at Habitat Workspace. One- or 2-person offices plus single-person hotdesks available from $125 per week.
1 Porter Street  |  6694 3244


5. 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

Katrina Beohm

6. 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.

One Teaspoon

7. OneTeaspoon

OneTeaspoon is the original cult label for luxury denim, clothing, accessories, and home decor. Swing by and get decked out. What are you waiting for?


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.