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May 24, 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

Coalition policy

It should be obvious to everyone by now that the Coalition’s insistence that ‘technology’ will drag us across the...

Temporary Protection Visas

As part of their pre-election strategy, Ballina Region for Refugees (BR4R) has been working to raise awareness of the...

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Biggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

Ballina Beach Village The Book Warehouse Carpet One Pro Scooters Ballina Ballina Fair Shopping Centre Ballina Fishermens Co op Ballina Visitor Information Centre Highway Haven Nursery Martins Bakery The Bicycle Emporium Ballina Byron Family Day Care Sea Scape Body Centre Fishy Fishy Mortgage Choice


Ballina Beach Village

1. 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
440 South Ballina Beach Rd

The Book Warehouse

2. The Book Warehouse

Catering to readers in Ballina, Lismore, Grafton and Coffs for 40 years. Call in to speak with their wonderful staff or check out their new online shop! Locally owned, competitive prices.
165 River St
6686 0917

Carpet One

3. 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
3/5 Clark St

Pro Scooters

4. 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.
0473 104 450
20 Cherry Street

Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

5. Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

With everything in the one location, your Christmas shopping will be a breeze at Ballina Fair. PLUS free car parking, Santa, gift wrapping and fun for the kids.
6686 4508
cnr Kerr & Fox Sts

Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op

6. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op

A great meal starts with quality ingredients. The rest is easy. King prawn and Bug Linguine. Fishermen’s Co-op, the only fish shop in Ballina owned by your local Fishermen!
6686 2533
Pacific Hwy & Keppel St

Ballina Visitor Information Centre

7. Shop Local and With Ease

Book a unique local experience and enjoy exclusive offers on dining, health & wellbeing, adventure, arts & culture! Proudly supporting the region’s local businesses.
Ballina Visitor Information Centre.
1800 777 666
6 River St

Highway Haven Nursery

8. Highway Haven Nursery

Give a locally grown, ethical gift this Christmas. Huge range of plants, including orchids, indoor and hanging plants, epiphytes, caladiums, sanserveria, natives, foods, bromeliades. Small to advanced plants.
 0466 956 110
17 Paperbark Cl

Martin's Bakery

9. Martin’s Bakery

Drop in for delicious pastries made from scratch, or the best bread, pies and sandwiches in the area! Warm, friendly service and delicious, fresh products, made daily onsite.
6686 5219
92 Tamar St

The Bicycle Emporium

10. The Bicycle Emporium

Bringing you friendly help and advice, and the best ideas, products and service to experience the pure enjoyment of life on a bike! Bicycle sales and hire, accessories, repairs, servicing.
6681 4054
2/158 River St

Ballina Byron Family Day Care

11. Ballina Byron Family Day Care

Looking for qualified educators, passionate about working with children, who have a warm and secure family focused environment and a desire to succeed.
[email protected]
6686 7799
17 Brunswick St

Sea Scape Body Centre

12. Sea Scape Body Centre

Seascape offers a variety of massage techniques; Bowen therapy, remedial, relaxation, sports. 20 years experience. Body treatments; microdermabrasion, deluxe facials, ASAP skin products, body scrubs, waxing, tinting, pedicures, clay detox treatments.
0409 112 075
6/68 Ballina St

Fishy Fishy

13. Fishy Fishy

With friendly service and a great atmosphere, their fish is fresh off the boat and they are committed to using local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients wherever possible. Open 7 days.
02 6687 5599
Shop 3, 80-84 Ballina St

Mortgage Choice

14. Mortgage Choice

Wishing you all holidays filled with fun and laughter, and very best wishes for a fabulous New Year! From the team at Mortgage Choice Northern Rivers.
6628 6130
Suite 6, Parkland Suites, 62 Ballina St





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.