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May 25, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Other News

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act. 

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

False altar of ‘globalism’

Since moving to Australia in 2007 I have watched nothing but its sacrifice on the false altar of ‘globalism’....

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta Ballina Beach Village Pro Scooters Ballina Martin’s Bakery Lighthouse Beach Cafe The Book Warehouse Summerland Tree Services Carpet One Ballina Fair Highway Haven Nursery


Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta

1. Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta

Enjoy FREE rides, live entertainment, exclusive retailer offers, and more at the Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta. 
10am till 2pm, Saturday 7 September, 2019.
26 Boeing Ave, Ballina
6620 5300

Ballina Beach Village

2. Ballina Beach Village

The perfect weekend getaway – South Ballina’s favourite holiday park! Under new management. Refurbished cabins, huge camping sites, pet friendly (with fully enclosed off-lead dog area), and onsite licensed cafe.
6686 3347

Pro Scooters Ballina

3. Pro Scooters Ballina

They’re here to get you riding with the coolest completes, all your favourite brands and all the parts you need to customise your flying machine under one roof.
20 Cherry Street.
0473 104 450

Martin’s Bakery

4. Martin’s Bakery

Enjoy delicious sandwiches and cakes, and the best bread and pies in the area, all made on site with love. Drop in for warm, friendly service and fresh products daily.
92 Tamar Street
6686 5219

Lighthouse Beach Cafe

5. Lighthouse Beach Cafe

Located in the Ballina Surf Club for over five years, and boasting spectacular views, Lighthouse Beach Cafe is open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch
(dinner in summer).
6686 4380

The Book Warehouse

6. The Book Warehouse

The Book Warehouse Ballina carries new releases plus popular backlist titles, bargain books for all ages, and a beautiful range of gift cards and wrap.
Drop in for reading and gift ideas.
6686 0917

Summerland Tree Services

7. Summerland Tree Services

The fully insured arborists at Summerland Tree Services are highly experienced in tree removal, tree trimming and maintenance, stump grinding, 24/7 emergencies, and storm damage.
0417 698 227


Carpet One

8. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.
6686 3855

Ballina Fair

9. Ballina Fair

Save the date for the grand opening of the new Southern Mall at Ballina Fair
Tuesday 1st October: Cotton On Mega, Best & Less & Kaisercraft
Cnr Kerr & Fox Streets, Ballina
6686 4508

Highway Haven Nursery

10. Highway Haven Nursery

Stocking a huge range of plants, including a wide variety of gorgeous water-wise native plants. Naturally suited to our local environment, natives attract birds and bees and support local ecosystems.
0466 956 110

Lennox Head

Sea Scape Urban Earth Hair Studio Mortgage Choice Karen’s Home Beauty Skin & Clay
Sea Scape

11. Sea Scape

Sea Scape Massage & Body Centre offers remedial and relaxation massage, body care and beauty therapy. Gift vouchers, gift packs and skin products available for purchase. Employment opportunities currently exist for a remedial therapist and osteopath.
0409 112 075

Urban Earth Hair Studio

12. Urban Earth Hair Studio

Nothing feels as good as beautiful, fresh locks. The team at Urban Earth are passionate about all aspects of hair, specialising in Redken Ammonia Free Colour, Blondes and Balayage.
6687 7470
FB @UrbanEarthHair

Mortgage Choice

13. Mortgage Choice

Having trouble fitting in with the banks?
Getting knocked back because you don’t tick all the right boxes?
Let Mortgage Choice help you find the finance options that fit you best.
6687 5333

Karen’s Home Beauty

14. Karen’s Home Beauty

Karen tends to all your waxing, tinting, manicure, pedicure, and facial needs in her cosy home salon. Professional, friendly, warm, and nurturing. New and returning customers are welcome.
1/40 Barrett Drive
0412 753 490

Skin & Clay

15. Skin & Clay

A beauty salon with a spa experience, specialising in advanced skin care treatments ranging from organic plant based formulas to highly corrective cosmeceuticals. Personalised and luxury service with every treatment.
2/66 Ballina Street
6687 5273

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.