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May 28, 2024

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The Red Heart project helps African women recycle pads 

Something that we don’t always stop to think about is how African women access menstrual and hygiene products – pads, tampons, moon cups, sponges or other ways to manage that monthly bleed. 

Other News

New attractions for Mullum2Bruns Paddle

There’s new free activities to enjoy at Banner Park in Brunswick Heads after this year’s Mullum2Bruns Paddle, which will be held this Sunday, May 26, from 9.30am till 2.30pm.

Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents...

Legal system fails to keep kids safe

Fifteen years ago, Karen Bell’s three children – Bon 18 months, Maddie 5, and Jack 7, were found with their dead father Gary Bell in a vehicle at Perico – a collapsed hippy colony on the NSW far south coast.

Bimbo Jimbo

For Treasurer Jim Chalmers to say that it was ‘simpler’ to just give everyone the energy rebate of $75...

Trains on roads

Soon we will have electric self-driving cars. The number of cars around the world could drop to ten per...

Only three flood buybacks done in Byron Shire

The most recent data from the Resilient Homes Program (buybacks, house raising and retrofits), administered by the SW Reconstruction Authority (RA), shows Byron Shire has just three buyback purchases completed, as of May 10, 2024.

Better By Bike | Sunrise Window Tinting | BVK Solicitors Attorneys | Dr. Moose | No Bones | 100% Pets Byron Bay 

A word from the Byron Bay Chamber

Byron's Badass Women of Business

Since our last update, the Chamber has hosted three distinctive events that have sparked conversations, connected communities, and empowered individuals.
Byron’s Badass Women of Business featured inspirational panel speakers who shared their journeys of overcoming business’s patriarchal challenges. The inaugural Open Forum Board Meeting brought together a diverse group passionate about local business, with a notable call from Inspector Matt Kehoe for reports on crime and antisocial behavior affecting Byron businesses. Connecting Bangalow tackled the area’s poor connectivity, with representatives from nbn and Telstra directly addressing community concerns.
Don’t miss Business After Hours at TAFE NSW Byron Bay this Thursday, a chance to network and explore educational and training opportunities for your business, just $5 with drinks and nibbles included.


Better By Bike

Better By Bike

Come ride the Northern Rivers Rail Trail through lush hinterland, native rainforests and a 500m glow worm tunnel.
Better By Bike provides trail e-bike or e-bike hire with return shuttle from your accommodation. They also rent their bikes out on multiday hires around town.
Alternatively try their guided evening glow worm tour spectacular! The trail is suited to all ages and riding abilities. They cater for families with infants, young ones, couples and large groups.

0408 444 858
[email protected]
FB: Better By Bike-Northern Rivers Rail Trail

Sunrise Window Tinting

Sunrise Window Tinting

Superior home, office and car tinting from a father-son team. Located in the Byron Arts & Industry 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

BVK Solicitors Attorneys

BVK Solicitors Attorneys

Law firm BVK has been serving the region for almost 30 years and has a strong commitment to community service. Principal Adam van Kempen is currently Chair of the Byron Writers Festival, a board member of Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre and acts on a pro bono basis for the Byron Community Centre, local sporting clubs and other local not-for-profit organisations.

02 6680 8522
Upstairs in the Byron Arcade
13 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

Dr. Moose

Dr. Moose

Get ready to stand out from the crowd with your very own custom t-shirt!
Printed while you wait/same day! No set up costs, full colour prints on AS Colour high quality shirts.
Locally-owned, Byron since ‘95.

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

No Bones

No Bones

Indulge in the culinary magic of No Bones, Byron Bay’s own plant-powered gem!
As a locally-owned business, they’re all about supporting the community by sourcing fresh delights from nearby producers. Their menu boasts innovative, cruelty-free dishes that redefine plant-based dining.
Join them on a flavoursome adventure, celebrating the vibrant spirit of Byron Bay while savouring locally crafted goodness. #BRUSSELSNOTBEEF

11 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay

100% Pets Byron Bay

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

First observations of meltwater eating away at Antarctic ice shelves

Scientists who have witnessed Antarctic ice shelf decay are escalating concerns that rising air temperatures will push these frozen masses to unprecedented fractures.

MP Saffin clarifies claims around flood recovery

The office of Lismore Labor MP, Janelle Saffin, has made the claim that ‘No government, state or federal, has cut the funding promised for Resilient Homes and Resilient Land programs’ for 2022 flood recovery – see letters page 11.

Ballina council to send damning Richmond River report to ministers

A majority of Ballina Shire Councillors has voted to send a damning report on the Richmond River catchment to relevant state and federal ministers.

Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents take stock of their kitchen...