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December 9, 2022

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Calls to reverse NSW anti-protest laws

The harsh sentencing of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco for stopping a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April this year has led to a range of protests and the call to reverse NSW anti-protest laws by lawyer and Greens NSW Legislative Council Member Sue Higginson.

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Global Ripple Op Shop in Byron destroyed by fire

The much-loved Global Ripple Op Shop in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate has suffered major damage in a fire that also struck Byron Bay taxis and the Suby pop up cafe.

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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. Ballina Pro Cleaning | 2. Honey Hunt Leggings | 3. KIDO | 4. Weave Guitars| 5. Stone & Wood | 6. Priceline Pharmacy | 7. Locally Roasted Bun Coffee | 8. Club Sanga | 9. Painted Earth | 10. B Smoothie Bar | 11. Byron Bay Traders | 12. CrossFit Byron Bay | 13. Vampt Vintage Design | 14. Mr Simple | 15. Vagabond Byron Bay  | 16. Highspec Properties Buyers Agents | 17. Shack Palace | 18. Ananda Clinics | 19. Barrio Eatery & Bar

Ballina Pro Cleaning

1. Ballina Pro Cleaning

If you are looking for a weekly/fortnightly clean of your house or office, get in touch with us! We’re a small business specialising in small-scale cleans of homes and holiday properties in and around Byron. We use eco-friendly products and maintain a high-standard quality in our practice.
Rates starting from $225.
2/17 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
[email protected]

Honey Hunt Leggings

2. Honey Hunt Leggings

SPRING into gorgeous new designs! Pair with super comfy NEW long cotton tops – dress up, workout or take time to relax in fashion that’s sewn and printed locally, featuring original artworks. When you shop here you are supporting ethical Australian Made fashion and local jobs. It’s the ultimate slow clothing that’s beautifully made, for women. Their mantra: ‘You are a honey!’.
Shop 2, 1 Centennial Cct, Byron Arts & Industry
Mon–Fri 10am–4pm. Sat 11am–3pm.
0408 766 546



The ultimate location for kids’ fashion in the Northern Rivers, with new stock from international brands Bobo Choses, Weekend House Kids, The Animals Observatory, and many more. They also stock all of your favourite local designers, so now is the perfect time to drop in, say ‘Hi’, and shop their newest selection.
Shop 7, 18 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

Weave Guitars

4. Weave Guitars

Weave Guitars is your local guitar custom shop. They specialise in setups and repairs, from the simplest to the trickiest. They like to work with every kind of instrument and they always provide a free quote for any job. Check their website for a gallery of their creations. Make your next appointment by email or text message.
0413 470 775
[email protected]
2/2 Acacia Street, Byron Bay

Stone & Wood

5. Stone & Wood

Rain, hail, or fingers crossed – shine shine shine, the Brewery courtyard is the perfect place to catch up with mates over a fresh beer and a meal. Live music on Sunday afternoons and good vibes all week long. The whole family is welcome, including the doggo, so there’s no excuse not to take time out over a cold one.
100 Centennial Cct
Byron Bay

Priceline Pharmacy

6. Priceline Pharmacy

Infinity Pharmacy has recently rebranded and is now Priceline Pharmacy Byron West, located at Byron Bay Fair. Did you know that Priceline Pharmacy is Australia’s leading pharmacy, health & beauty store? Come check out their new store and the products and services they have to offer.
02 6680 7725
20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay Fair

Bun Coffee

7. Locally Roasted Bun Coffee

A good coffee changes everything. Choose from ethically sourced Certified Organic, Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade, Australian grown blends or compostable coffee pods. All traceable to origin. Want to travel a bit further afield? Explore the Single Origin Bar and taste the world of coffee through the unique Single Origin collection from over 40 countries.
Open Monday to Saturday : 6am to 3pm.
Unit 15–17, 1A Banksia Drive, Byron Bay.
02 6680 9798

Club Sanga

8. Club Sanga

The fresh and fast lunch option made with local veggies and seasonally sourced ingredients, showcasing simple sangas and salads that pack a flavour punch whilst satisfying your health needs. They offer DELIVERY ONLY, of Subscriptions, Bundles and Squad Catering to hungry humans throughout the Byron Shire area. Their motto is: ‘Simple, tasty and fresh – so lettuce take care of you!’
No street address available. Online orders only.

Painted Earth

9. Painted Earth

A healthier start. A beautiful finish. Painted Earth supplies modern, beautiful eco-friendly paint, render and wood finishes to those who value health, sustainability and care for our planet. Established over 15 years. Products for homes and commercial fit outs.
Open Mon–Fri: 7.30am–4pm Sat: 10am–2pm
1 Brigantine St, Byron Bay
0431 721 073

B Smoothie Bar

10. B Smoothie Bar

Same Bare Blends products. Same Bare Blends recipes. Consistent hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–3pm. Saturday, 8am–2pm. Awesome happy team creating awesome fast smoothies for you.
Lot 44 Bayshore Drive
(neighbours of Tigmi Trading)

Byron Bay Traders

11. Byron Bay Traders

A collective of creative spirits
The studio offers a distinctive marketplace for local makers, artists and designers to showcase their unique products to the community, and allows the community to discover, explore and connect to their innate creative expression by offering craft workshops, crafty parties, live music, markets, and gigs. It can also be hired for photoshoots and private events.
[email protected]
17 Banksia Dr, Byron Bay
0416 026 257

Crossfit Byron

12. CrossFit Byron Bay

CrossFit Byron Bay will become the best hour of your day or the best week of your year. They run, jump, squat, push, pull, climb, lift and skip together because they know that everything is easier when you’re working beside a friend. They prioritise moving well before they add intensity and believe that CrossFit is for every body.
74 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0423 618 308
[email protected]

Vampt Vintage Design

13. Vampt Vintage Design

Vampt has now moved to their new large showroom in the Arts & Industry Estate. The open space lends to showcasing the stunning array of mid-century pieces they have been sourcing from around the World – Denmark, Holland, Italy, Brazil, Australia and more. Authenticity and real design, built to last a lifetime!
Vampt is open Tues–Thur 10am–4pm, Fri: 10am–3pm, Sat: 10am–2pm.
Cnr Bayshore Dr & Banksia Dr, Byron Bay
Dave: 0414 806 549
@vamptvintagedesign @vamptbyron

Mr Simple

14. 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, drinkware, and even a barbershop, the common thread is simple – only stuff they love gets in the door. If you need something for a weekend barbeque or your mate’s birthday, The Department is your spot.
Habitat, Shop 39–41, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Vagabond Byron Bay

15. 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.
Habitat, Shop 33–34,
1 Porter Street,
Byron Bay

HighSpec Properties Buyer's Agents

16. HighSpec Properties Buyer's Agents

HighSpec Properties are the proud winners of both REINSW Awards for excellence: Buyers Agency and Buyer's Agent of the year 2022. HighSpec Properties is dedicated to helping you own your own slice of Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers.
Ground floor, Habitat Building,
20 Fullerton Lane, Byron Bay

Shack Palace

17. Shack Palace

Visit the Shack Palace concept store and experience an immaculately curated selection of objects designed for ritual and mindfulness in our homes, including artisan handcrafted tea and coffee wares, linen, ceramics, glassware and small furnishings, as well as organic skincare, fragrances, incense and candles. Follow this local family @shackpalace on their journey in rethinking the way we live in our homes.
Habitat, Shop 8, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
[email protected]

Ananda Clinics

18. Ananda Clinics

Ananda Clinics is a local medical practice fusing a passion for patient care, with the power of therapeutic plant-based medicines. Their team of General Practitioners and Registered Nurses work with each patient individually to make sure you feel comfortable, confident, and in the hands of qualified medical experts.
Book now at anandaclinics.com.au
Suite 56, 1 Porter St, Habitat
02 5624 5024


19. Barrio Eatery & Bar

Barrio brings together the local community in a relaxed environment for all-day dining. The wood-fired oven and open-flame grill is the heart of the restaurant. Keep an eye on socials for daily specials.
1 Porter Street, North Byron
Mon–Tues: 7am–3pm.
Wed–Sat: 7am–10pm.
0411 323 165

Tweed Council secures environmental water sharing during drought

Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods. 

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.