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February 29, 2024

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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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Native title holders defend Wallum DA endorsement

Leweena Williams, representing the Tweed Byron Aboriginal Land Council, told councillors at Thursday’s meeting that her organisation stands by their cultural assessment of the Bruns Wallum site, which is slated for urban development by Clarence Property.

Sleepbus service opens in Ballina

Sleepbus, the innovative solution for rough sleepers, has opened in Ballina after relocating from Byron Bay.

Byron Council reduces fossil fuel investment to 56%

Byron Shire Council investments in projects linked to fossil fuel production decreased significantly after the NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp) relaxed rules last year.

Marching in with a bang!

Get your party pants on as Nudge Nudge Wink Wink marches in with a bang this Saturday. Arrive early and leave late! Two incredible guest DJs join the Cunning Stunts residents in the Shed.

Clothing-optional at Tyagarah Beach

I am writing to object to Byron Shire Council’s intention to revoke the clothing-optional status of Tyagarah Beach. I grew...

Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

Sunrise Window Tinting | 100% Pets Byron Bay | Léo Terrando Design | Dr Moose | Orbit Eco Dry CleaningNo Bones - Byron Bay

A word from the Byron Bay Chamber

2024 Business Barometer Survey

Barometer Survay

We value your opinion!

In a bid to shape the future of Byron Bay’s business landscape, the Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the commencement of its 2024 Business Barometer Survey. Business owners and professionals are encouraged to participate and share valuable insights on member satisfaction, preferences, and suggestions for chamber improvement. The survey, designed to be both comprehensive and confidential, allows respondents to contribute anonymously. The collected data will guide strategic planning for the upcoming year and long-term policy formulation.

Your opinions and ideas are the driving force behind the Chamber’s growth and success.
Take the survey today at www.byronbaychamber.com and be a catalyst for positive change in Byron Bay’s business community! www.byronbaychamber.com

Featured Chamber Business

Olive Wood Vegan

Olive Wood

Plant-based gourmet cooking classes with chef and author, Katie White

Want to learn how to make delicious ravioli by hand? Or satisfy the whole family and impress guests with an incredible plant based feast? Look no further than Olive Wood Vegan Cooking School.

London-based chef and author, Katie White, has returned home to Australia and brought back some plant–based culinary gems found whileworking for the UK’s leading plant-based restaurant line and private cheffing in Italy. Katie was also one of the first people in history to obtain a plant–based culinary arts diploma from the renowned Le Cordon Bleu in London. Now, she is offering plant-based cooking classes from her Alstonvale home, set on three beautiful acres, where she also has a BnB, just 30 minutes south of Byron.

Katie’s classes will allow you to take your home cooking to the next level. Learn how to make the most satisfying seasonal plant-based spread with recipes from her book The Seasonal Vegan, or to roll ravioli by hand in the most traditional Italian way. Leave feeling rested, grounded and inspired after your time at Australia’s new plant-based BnB and cooking school.

89 Willowbank Drive, Alstonvale (Lennox Head Hinterland)
0427 037 111  | www.olivewoodvegan.com | @by_katie_white.

Sunrise Window Tinting

Sunrise Window Tinting

Superior home, office and car tinting from a father-son team.

Located in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate, drop your car to them and take the solar train for a day in town.

Super cool films and frosts from the world’s best manufacturers. Lifetime warranties available, friendly service and a local touch.

0412 158 478
3/21 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

100% Pets

100% Pets Byron Bay

Your local family-owned and operated pet supply store.

Come and see their friendly and knowledgeable team for all your pet needs.
The extensive range of quality products at 100% Pets enables them to become your pet care partner for the lifelong journey of your pet. Their priority is the health and wellbeing of your pet, whether it’s a dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, bird and/or fish.

0411 440 335
4/55 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay 

Leo Terrando Design

Léo Terrando Design

Is an acclaimed Australian-based French design practice, located in Byron Bay.

Focusing on premium luxury interiors for hospitality, residential and commercial projects, his unique perspective on design allows Léo to introduce depth and layering that tell stories through their multifaceted complexities.

125 Jonson St, Byron Bay


Is a family owned local business, since 1995.

They offer same day custom digital printing on t-shirts, stubby coolers, hats, tote bags and more. They use the finest quality AS Colour, ethically sourced 100 per cent cotton T-shirts Which are pre-shrunk and made to last.

Open every day 9.30am–5.30pm
02 6685 5825
48 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
[email protected]

Orbit Eco Dry Cleaning

Orbit Eco Dry Cleaning

Byron Bay’s eco-friendly dry cleaner will professionally clean your clothing and household items using their gentle biodegradable and non-toxic process. It’s safer for the environment and for the health of their customers and staff. Suits, coats, jackets, dresses, wedding dresses, silk, leather and suede, lounge covers, doonas, blankets and more! Gerard and Shelley look forward to welcoming you into Orbit!

1300 ORBITS (672 487)
Shop 3/ 130 Jonson Street, Byron Bay

No Bones

No Bones - Byron Bay

Discover the passion behind No Bones Vegan Kitchen & Bar, where their commitment to plant-based cuisine and environmental sustainability creates an unforgettable dining experiences.

Committed to using as much local, organic, and spray-free produce as possible. This principle shapes the menu, which is a celebration of local flavours. Local DJ sets on weekends, daily happy hour 5–6pm.

11 Fletcher St, Byron Bay

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.