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June 19, 2024

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Byron Council candidates jostle for position

It was the type of motion that comes up at Byron Council quite regularly – a broad, uncontroversial political statement that is unlikely to make a difference in the grand scheme of things. 

Other News

Winter fest at Byron High, June 18

To celebrate the creative and artistic talents of students, Byron Bay High School is holding its annual Winter Arts Festival (a.k.a the WAF) showcase evening on Tuesday, June 18. 

Critical incident investigation declared following motorcycle crash – Lismore

A critical investigation has been declared after a teenager was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Lismore.

Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

Byron Writers Festival and First National Byron have  partnered again to offer Sunday Locals Passes.

Police alert for missing 16-year-old

Police are asking the public for help finding missing Northern Rivers teenager Oskar Michel Massey.

Broken Head Quarry development plan rears its head once again

Long-dormant plans to turn the former Broken Head Quarry site into a residential development have lumbered out of the bush like a bewildered dinosaur.

Budding young musicians hit the stage at Byron Farmers Market

There will be a special appearance at Byron Farmers Market tomorrow morning! Along with the freshest locally-grown produce, the...
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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. Vampt Vintage Design | 2. The North Byron Hotel | 3. Loyal Crush | 4. McTavish Surfboards | 5. Go Tango | 6. Byron Bay Camping & Disposals | 7. Body Language Byron Bay | 8. The Secret Byron Bay | 9. Richardson Murray Law | 10. Byron Family Law | Habitat

Vampt Vintage Design

1. Vampt Vintage Design

Sourcing from Scandinavia for over 20 years, and more recently from Italy and Brazil, Vampt has a diverse range of quality original vintage furniture, lighting and collectables.
Also located in Surry Hills. Vampt offers styling options for property and events, and is also available for hire.
Open Tuesday to Friday 10am-3pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.
Authentic mid-century design, built to last lifetimes

Dave: 0414 80 549
Cnr Bayshore Dr & Banksia Dr
@vamptvintagedesign @etenity.design.collection 

North Byron Hotel

2. The North Byron Hotel

The perfect space for eating, drinking and relaxing in the garden with friends and family, even your dog! Enjoy Mediterranean delights, wood-fired Napoli pizzas, Open Skies BBQ’s, classic Sunday roast, sports bar with pool table, cocktail lounge, kids' playground, and kids' pizza and pasta cooking classes. Plus laid-back vibes with live music under fairy lights, and locally-sourced produce.

02 6685 6500
61 Bayshore Drive

Loyal Crush

3. Loyal Crush

Loyal Crush has moved! You can now find them upstairs in their brand new store. Drop in and try their range of perfumes, pick up your favourite journal; or try out their range of makeup and skincare. Shop their range of completely cruelty-free beauty and wellness products. Open 8.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

The Depot
02 7204 0630
23/73 Centennial Circuit

4. McTavish Surfboards

Mctavish is the ultimate destination for all things surf.

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

Go Tango

5. Go Tango

Go Tango’s new studio is now open for business, offering weekly social Argentine Tango lessons at all levels. Beginner 4-week courses are available every month. Teaching is focused on ease and enjoyment.
Join the fun - get out, move, smile and feel good!

Bookings essential - contact Esther.
0431 130 465
1/102-104 Centennial Circuit

Byron Bay Camping Disposals

6. 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.

0439 212 153
1/1 Tasman Way


Body Language

7. Body Language Byron Bay

NEW weekly classes: Acro Yoga, Japanese Shibari Rope Art, Floorwork Dance, Surfer Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Breathwork, Calisthenics, Pole Dance Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced.
NEW Online training + at-home training programs.
June/July bookings OPEN.
NEW Membership: 10hrs/mth FLEXIBLE training ($75/week). No lock-in classes/terms.
NEW Direct Studio Hire via ‘Appointments’ on website.

Bookings via website or app. Enquiries via email.
[email protected]
0432 780 655
3/12 Tasman Way

8. The Secret Byron Bay

The Secret Byron Bay

The Secret Byron Bay is the ‘chic’ new 'Regenerative Aesthetic Skin Clinic’. Nurse Gina is devoted to the progressive practice of regenerative skin health, combining a minimalist ethical approach to traditional skin treatments, as well as using the latest regenerative medicine. This approach to skin restoration and health is the future of aesthetics. Book online for a consultation today.

0458 628 555
24/5 Easy Street

Richardson Murray Law

9. Richardson Murray Law

Richardson Murray is a trusted legal firm practising exclusively in family law matters. With a focus on empathy and expertise, they provide personalised solutions for clients navigating separation, divorce, parenting and property disputes, and other family-related legal issues. Their team of dedicated lawyers offers compassionate support and strategic guidance to achieve favourable outcomes for their clients, prioritising their well-being and legal rights.

42 Parkes Ave

Byron Family Law

10. 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.

02 6687 2774
1 Porter Street



Get out of town! Visit Habitat where you can shop, eat, drink and recharge, all in one place. They’ve carefully curated every flagship store, independent boutique and fashion label, so you can find the iconic style you’d expect from Byron, hassle free. Plus, they've got all your favourite health and wellness studios and good food galore.

Habitat, Byron Bay

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: PFAS-ed Off

Whenever a cloudy day hits Mullumbimby we all know it’s only a matter of time before someone’s on a community Facebook group warning people about chemtrails. I’ve sat in a Meet the Candidates and heard an audience member ask an MP what they are going to do about chemtrails and watched them squirm.

Mullum phone tower

In response to Paul Taylor re: the Mullum phone tower.  Paul, perhaps you might gain more understanding of ‘belligerent mobs’ if you looked a bit...

Contradicted council

Local government elections are scheduled for 14 September 2024 and ‘Team Cadwallader’ of Ballina Shire Council have scored an own goal in promoting a...

Cartoon of the week – June 19, 2024

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