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December 10, 2023

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High risk vehicles to be stopped and checked for fire ants at NSW Qld border

The detection of Red Imported Fire Ants at South Murwillumbah has seen a quick response from the Department of Primary Industries who have now started their next wave of operation in response. 

Other News

Concert Series – Screen Sounds

The Ballina RSL is hosting an all-ages event this weekend with a mesmerising journey through the cinematic soundscapes of the silver screen and gaming nostalgia with the Lismore Symphony Orchestra.

Council looks to repair Mullum’s old Scout Hall

The Byron Shire Council is looking to retain a community asset, Mullumbimby's old Scout Hall, after being flood-damaged and in need of repairs.

Lismore City Council struggles to maintain staff and understand the Local Government Act

The most contentious items on Lismore Council’s agenda for the November meeting were a development application (DA) for the...

Wyana wins a double championship with Byron Bay Boardriders

The Byron Bay Boardriders wrapped up the 2023 season with round seven at Broken Head beach last month.

Artisanal cheeses from Nimbin Valley

Paul Wilson is telling me about their new chilli garlic halloumi and how it’s ‘fantastic over summer served with a green paw-paw salad,’ and my imagination is fired. It’s a rare thing for this hinterland business – around for some 17 years now, Paul and Kerry at the helm – to introduce a new cheese as ‘we try to stay focused on traditionally hand-made cheeses.’ And their stable of 12 – best sellers the Nashua washed rind and Tintenbar triple cream – include both cow and goat milk cheeses.

Free Shed Fest this Sunday

Mullumbimby’s Shedding Workshop and community has been supporting people around the Northern Rivers for five years and this Sunday they are celebrating with a free Shed Fest at their Mullumbimby site.

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.

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. Daughters of India | 2. Shack Palace | 3. The Meditation People | 4. McTavish Surfboards | 5. Byron Bay Camping & Disposals | 6. Bodhi Living | 7. Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing | 8. Art Kind Byron Bay | 9. Easy Street | 10. Department of Simple Things | 11. Byron Family Law 

Daughters of India

1. Daughters of India

Discover the essence of timeless elegance with ethically handmade creations. Each Daughters of India piece tells a story of femininity and ancient artistry. With delicately hand-printed and hand-loomed materials, their collection embodies both style and sustainability. Embrace the beauty of slow fashion and adorn yourself with pieces that transcend trends, empowering you to be truly unique.
Open weekdays, 10am–4pm.
Shop 3B, 11 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

2. 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

The Meditation People

3. The Meditation People

There's an endless variety of meditation techniques available. Some are easy to learn and practise. Others not so much. Some have profound and life-changing benefits. Others not so much. Vedic Meditation is easy to learn and easy to practise and has life-changing benefits.
Attend a free information session and find out for yourself if it's a fit for you.

Suite 6, 10 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0404 884 490

4. 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

Byron Bay Camping Disposals

5. Byron Bay Camping and Disposals

Have you found them in the Industrial 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

Bodhi Living

6. Bodhi Living

Bodhi Living showcases a carefully curated collection of furniture, homewares, rugs and lighting, sourced both locally and globally. They have recently introduced a sustainable range of furniture designed in-house, using natural materials such as rattan, timber and recycled fabrics. The brand encapsulates the freedom of spirit and the soul of the individual as represented through ones home.
Shop 1/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

7. Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing

Bodypeace Bamboo

Sample sale and warehouse clearance.
Men's and women's XXS–XXL. Prices from $15.
Every Wednesday–Thursday–Friday, 10am–3pm.
Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing has been dressing locals and visitors for over a decade. Bamboo fibre is naturally breathable, moisture-wicking, thermoregulating and hypoallergenic. Their signature blend is a popular choice for underwear, activewear and everyday wear. Their warehouse shop is open every Wednesday - Friday!
2-4 Ti Tree Place, Byron Bay

8. Art Kind Byron Bay

Art Kind Byron Bay

Art Kind is a beautifully curated contemporary art gallery and creative studio exhibiting paintings, ceramics and jewellery. Owner and artist Bec Duff facilitates art programs for children and adults - check the website for program schedules.
3/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0404 946 553

Easy Street

9. 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

Mr Simple

10. Department of Simple Things

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

Byron Family Law

11. 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

Kingscliff hosts largest triathlon since covid

Over 1,600 athletes were in Kingscliff over the weekend to participate in the largest triathlon since covid.

Vale Pam Sonia

Very sadly, local treasure Pam Sonia passed away in Ewingsdale, last Wednesday, December 6. 

Blue-green algae ‘amber alert’ at Lake Ainsworth

As the summer heats up there has been an increase in the blue-green algae at Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head and an ‘amber alert' has been flagged by Ballina Shire Council.

Lismore to host National Junior Baseball competition

The biggest junior baseball competition in Australia, which is a feeder into the US World Series will be held in Lismore in May 2024.