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Richmond candidates strut their stuff

With the federal election looming Saturday, candidates put themselves before the public at the Echo/BayFM ‘Meet the Candidates’ on Monday night in Byron. All candidates were present, except ‘ghost’ One Nation candidate, Tracey Bell-Henselin. 

Lennox Longboard ‘One Dayer’ going ahead

The organisers of the 2022 Rip Curl Lennox Longboard 'One Dayer' are hoping it will be third time lucky after their event was postponed due to COVID and then catastrophic flooding. The event is now scheduled for this Sunday, 15 May.

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

Election 2022

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

The shock of Lismore

As two Bendigoians, visiting Northern NSW over the past ten days, we quite expected to see flood damage in...

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

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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. Mark Tuckey Furniture | 2. STONE & WOOD | 3. Weave Guitar Co. | 4. Byron Bay Fair | 5. Bodhi Living | 6. Byron Bay Traders | 7. Honey Hunt Style | 8. LA’ STUDIO | 9. Shack Palace Rituals | 10. Katrina Beohm Real Estate | 11. The Beach People | 12. Vagabond Cafe | 13. Mr Simple | 14. Habitat Workspace | 15. HighSpec properties

Mark Tuckey Furniture

1. Mark Tuckey Furniture

Mark Tuckey Furniture is an Australian furniture company dedicated to designing and creating timber furniture with integrity, simplicity, and strength, using recycled and sustainably managed timbers. They also retail complementary seating, homewares, lighting, and artwork. Their commitment is to produce lifetime pieces with a negligible footprint.

14 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay
8403 3062

Stone & Wood


Lovely locals! Head into the sanctuary that is our sunny beer garden and chill with friends, family, and your doggo all while enjoying the freshest of fresh beers. Tasty treats from the legends at 100 Mile Table will fill your belly and there are even brewery tours operating if you care to delve a little deeper into your love of froth.

100 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

Weave Guitar Co.

3. Weave Guitar Co.

A temple for guitars and their passionate players. A small yet fully equipped workshop where guitars are serviced, repaired, modified, and even built from scratch. Servicing international touring pros, buskers, and first-timers alike; no job is too big or too small. No up-charge for lefties. Gluten-free and vegan friendly.

2/2 Acacia Street, Byron Bay
0413 470 775

Byron Bay Fair

4. Byron Bay Fair

Where the locals shop! Easy access to local produce, freshly baked bread, friendly health advice, and the widest variety of liquor in West Byron! Park with ease and grab all your essentials in one convenient location! Shop easy seven days a week – with free parking and WiFi at Byron Bay Fair. Follow them on FB + Instagram!

20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay

Bodhi Living

5. Bodhi Living

Bodhi Living is a conceptual furniture store that showcases unique, antique pieces from around the world, combined with a range of contemporary furniture, rugs, lighting, décor,and art. They also offer a unique and personalised design experience and can guide their clients through residential, commercial, and contract projects with in-house design consultation, planning and execution, creating considered spaces that enrich the soul.

1/18 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay
0429 479 260

Byron Bay Traders

6. Byron Bay Traders

Byron Bay Traders is a collective showroom and retail space for local designers, makers, and small businesses. They showcase a variety of homewares, furniture, gifts, fashion, jewellery, ceramics, skincare and more, giving you the opportunity to consciously support small local businesses of Byron and surrounds. Lovingly made and ethically sourced is the mission of each business in the collective.

17 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

Honey Hunt Style

7. Honey Hunt Style

Beach, Bath, Pool, Gym, Travel  Featuring original artworks by Jules Hunt, you’ll love the new sand-free waffle towels. • Recycled fabric • Australian Made • Great for travel, packs small, and is lightweight • Anti-microbial, Anti-odour, Sand-Free construction • Sun-resistant and hardwearing fabric • Premium quality and soft handle
• 10 art designs with something for everyone, the perfect gift

Shop 2, 1 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay
0408 766 546

LA' Studio

8. LA’ Studio

Film Fashion Photography Studio Purpose built space for photoshoots, events and workshops now open. Lighting and camera hire solutions available  on request. Taking bookings from creatives worldwide. Fashion and Design classes are also available and running. Expressions of interest always welcome.

3/52 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Call/SMS for an appointment on 0405 45 1184.

Shack Palace Rituals

9. Shack Palace Rituals

Stepping into the Shack Palace Rituals concept store you may experience an overwhelming sense of calm. This local, family-run business has a passion for thinking differently about the way we live in our homes, designing and sourcing luxurious, handmade, artisan homewares & products that help us stay a little more mindful every day.

Shop 8, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0488 616 408
Instagram: @shackpalace

Katrina Beohm Real Estate

10. Katrina Beohm Real Estate

Katrina Beohm Real Estate specialise in coastal and hinterland sales through Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore shires. With twenty years locally in real estate, Katrina and her team have a large database and first-class marketing strategies that can help you sell your property.

8 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0459 066 087

The Beach People

11.The Beach People

Shop luxurious and practical seaside essentials at The Beach People’s Byron Bay Flagship store and receive a free Original Jute Bag when you spend $150 or more.  Designed in Australia, made to last season after season, their iconic designs have become beach must-haves across the globe. From hats to beach towels to insulated picnic baskets, discover beautiful, long-lasting pieces for the whole family.

Shop 48, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0429 304 555

Vagabond Cafe

12. 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

Shop 33-34 Habitat
Porter Street, Byron Bay

Mr Simple

13. Mr Simple

More than a clothes store, The Department is a place to find dependable products that stand the test of time. An eclectic collection of clothing, eskies, furniture, books, shoes, drink-ware and even a barbershop, the common thread is simple – only stuff they love gets in the door. If you need something for a weekend barbecue or your mate’s birthday, The Department is your spot.

Shop 39–41, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Habitat Workspace

14. Habitat Workspace

A modern co-working space for freelancers, start-ups and small businesses. Thirty-four lockable ‘pocket offices’, and twelve open-plan desks; a smarter, more affordable way to do business in an upscale setting that is still relaxed.

Building B1, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
6694 3244

High Spec Properties

15. Highspec Properties

A new Northern Rivers real estate experience awaits. HighSpec Properties – an award-winning buyer’s agency – brings experience, dedication and expertise to your Byron Shire property search. Watch your property dream come to life through award-winning strategy and negotiation. Amanda Gould and Felicity Mackenzie will be your secret agents, on your side to help. It’s time to enrich your property journey.

Ground floor, Habitat Building,
0449 765 106 20
Fullerton Lane, Byron Bay

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get up close and personal with...

Local rum

  Lord Byron Distillery is located right in the Byron Arts & Industry Estate, making it super-easy to visit the distillery if you’re in Byron....

New hinterland whiskey

Winding Road Distillery is based in Tintenbar, and early next week they are due to release their first single malt whiskey, initially to members...

‘Dining in the Dark’ at Forest, Byron

To celebrate the North Coast Festival of Flavour, Forest restaurant is turning off the lights so you can turn up your senses, and let...