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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

Other News

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Byron Bay set to play Lennox Head to decide second-grade premiership

Byron Bay and Lennox Head will face each other in this year’s grand final of the Far North Coast...

Climate pollution cooking the reef

The Climate Council is sounding the alarm on a severe bleaching event unfolding across the Great Barrier Reef, with new vision showing the damage that stretches more than 1,100 kilometres from Lizard Island to the Keppel Islands.

New event series for women in farming

NSW Farmers has launched a new series of events across rural and regional NSW to provide women in agriculture with the networking and upskilling opportunities required to fast track their professional development in the sector.

Incoming holiday letting rules discriminatory, say residents 

Byron Bay resident, Catherine Henniker, told The Echo she lives in one of the parts of the town that has been deemed ‘365 nights for short-term holiday lets’, under new state government rules to be introduced in September.

Missing person, Gold Coast

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 39-year-old woman missing from the Gold Coast.

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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. Byron Electric Laser Tattoo Removal 2. Body Language Byron Bay 3. Art Kind Byron Bay 4. Rebar 5.Byron Bay Camping and Disposals 6. McTavish Surfboards 7. Shack Palace 8. Circus Arts 9. Byron Baby 10. Department of Simple Things 11. Byron Family Law 12. Easy Street 13. Astrid Dispensary and Clinic

1. Byron Electric Laser Tattoo Removal

Byron Electric LaserTattoo Removal

Discover Byron's premier tattoo removal studio located in a warehouse within the Arts & Industry Estate, offering private, by-appointment sessions. With more than 13 years of tattoo industry expertise, they use top-tier medical-grade Quanta System lasers and specialise in full-colour removal and fading. Safe, affordable, and friendly.
Expect exceptional results.
Your journey to a clean slate begins here. Mention this ad for a 20 percent discount!

Warehouse 5/59 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0406 188 060
[email protected]

2. Body Language Byron Bay

Body Language

Body Language opens January 29 for a week of workshops, before launching weekly classes: Latin (Rumba, Forró, Kizomba), pole and heels, youth and adult hiphop, barre, dance cross-training, Bosu balance + core control, strength + conditioning, mobility, fascia release, and yoga.Founder and local Brianna Pearl has created a space to bring the community together through movement, play, connection and expression.

3/12 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
0432 780 655
FB: @bodylanguagebyronbay

3. Art Kind Byron Bay

Art Kind Byron Bay

Art Kind is a beautifully curated contemporary art gallery and teaching studio with a rotating exhibition program showcasing paintings, ceramics and jewellery. Artist Bec Duff facilitates creative programs for children and adults. Check the website for program schedules.

Open Tues–Fri, 10am–2pm, Sat 9am–1pm.
3/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0404 946 553

4. Rebar


Rebar’s newest açai and protein smoothie specialty store has opened in Byron’s Arts & Industry Estate. Joining the first shop on Jonson Street, owned by long-time locals, Rebar @ The Industrial gives you the choice of crafting your own açai cup or fuelling up with a carefully selected protein and power smoothies menu where every blend is a burst of health and nutrition.

Bayshore Drive. Opposite BBBM, between Tigmi
Trading and Jack the Snipper.
FB: @RebarByronBay

5. Byron Bay Camping and Disposals

Byron Bay Camping Disposals

Have you found them in the Arts & Industry Estate yet? Byron Bay Camping & Disposals moved from the old Woolies plaza site last year into their new building, located on the corner of Tasman way and Centennial circuit. They stock popular brands and are regularly introducing new products to their store. They have parking spaces out the front exclusively for customers and are open seven days.

1/1 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
0439 212 153

6. McTavish Surfboards

Mctavish Surfboards

McTavish is the ultimate destination for all things surf. Grab a pre- or post-surf coffee and browse the range of handcrafted surfboards (all made on-site in the factory behind the showroom), surf accessories and apparel, or borrow a demo board for the weekend.
Surfboard Factory, Surf Shop & Cafe

91 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

7. Shack Palace

Shack Palace

Shack Palace have recently relocated into a new showroom. Find their signature curation of artisan, functional pieces for the home as well as incense and teas alongside a growing collection of larger furniture pieces and artefacts in their new space.
Currently open weekdays, 10am–4pm.
1/2 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay
0488 616 408

8. Circus Arts

Circus Arts

Circus Arts boasts a massive indoor training space offering drop-in classes, full terms, courses and workshops suitable for beginner-advanced, as well as self-training with a variety of fun apparatus to play on.
Kick off 2024 with them!
Open Day - 50% off full term classes: 29 January.

02 6685 6566
[email protected]

9. Byron Baby

Byron Baby

Byron Baby is a boutique general practice in Habitat. Run by GP Dr Emma Bourke, Byron Baby specialises in women’s health, pregnancy and children.
Services include cervical screening, breast checks, contraception, pregnancy advice, shared care, antenatal care, and care for children including immunisations. Bulk billing is available for children of all ages.
60/1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 6617 5950

10. Department of Simple Things

Mr Simple

Clothing and accessories inspired by vintage workwear, military surplus and sportswear. They also show their love of surf and skate culture with an eclectic collection of skateboards, hot sauces, books, eskies and even a barbershop (call to book).
Monday–Friday: 8.30am–4pm.
Sunday: 10am–2pm.
Suites 39-41, Building C3
248 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay
02 8215 0723

11. Byron Family Law

Byron Family Law

Byron Family Law is a boutique family law firm established in Byron Bay. Through collaborative and resolution-focused practices, they support clients to separate more kindly and to rebuild following divorce or separation. They work in collaboration with local counsellors, conveyancers, accountants, mediators, and health and wellness professionals to support you and your family to not only survive but thrive following a separation.
1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 6687 2774

12. Easy Street

Easy Street

Have you visited the newest part of Habitat yet? Easy Street is home to a beautiful collection of independent stores, including Byron Bay Hanging Chairs, MCM House, MUD and Vègètalement salon. There’s also yummy snacks at B Smoothie Bar, renowned for their epic smoothies. It's got all the style you love without the hassle of going into town.
Easy Street

13. Astrid Dispensary and Clinic


Astrid Dispensary and Clinic is a boutique pharmacy and clinic pioneering in cannabinoid medicines, plant therapies and nutraceuticals at Habitat Byron Bay.
Contact the friendly Astrid team to discuss natural medicines and book your free consultation

Monday–Friday: 9am-5pm
Suites 57-58/1 Porter St, Byron Bay
02 7908 4459

Interview with Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel is a renowned Australian musical collective celebrated for their pioneering fusion of diverse genres. Their latest masterpiece, Alectura is an innovative album that once again showcases the band’s expertise in blending organic house and melodic house with captivating rhythms, beats, and global influences.

Concerned about climate change and societal collapse?

Join a Q&A with Jem Bendell for one night only in Byron Bay – Professor of Sustainability, Jem Bendell, was one of the first to directly name and speak out about what the climate crisis means for our civilisation. His seminal paper Deep Adaptation started a global movement by that name as well as inspiring the creation of Extinction Rebellion.

Seedlings: start another Big Scrub

Victoria Cosford There’s something about trees that makes people happy, that evokes a positive response. I’m standing at the newish ReForest Now stall at the...

National inquiry highlights the importance of shopping locally

The final report of the Inquiry into Price Gouging and Unfair Pricing Practices released last month revealed big business has worsened the cost-of-living crisis...