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June 19, 2024

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Byron Council candidates jostle for position

It was the type of motion that comes up at Byron Council quite regularly – a broad, uncontroversial political statement that is unlikely to make a difference in the grand scheme of things. 

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Mullum phone tower

In response to Paul Taylor re: the Mullum phone tower.  Paul, perhaps you might gain more understanding of ‘belligerent mobs’...

16-year-old Mullum boy summits Imja Tse

Back in 2017, nine-year-old local boy, Finn Marshall-Rosato, became the youngest Australian to trek to Everest Base Camp, unaided and carrying all his own gear. 

Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

Byron Writers Festival and First National Byron have  partnered again to offer Sunday Locals Passes.

Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.

Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time as the 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas, prepares to set screens alight with a superb selection of the finest new films from Spain and Latin America. The festival’s largest lineup to date opens nationally in June at Palace Cinemas.

Call for immediate ban on logging in the proposed Great Koala National Park 

There will be no more koalas in the wild in NSW by 2050 if we don’t take action to preserve their habitat, according to a NSW state parliamentary inquiry in 2020, but the Nature Conservation Council say NSW Labor still isn’t doing enough.

With so much on offer, support local!

Mila Meli | BVK Solicitors Attorneys | 100% Pets | Espressohead Cafe | Dr. Moose | Sunrise Window Tinting  

MilaMeli Kids

Mila Meli

Welcome to the new Mila Meli shop at 3/6 Jonson Street.
After 18 years under The Balcony they have moved into a beautiful, bigger, pram–accessible location at the top end of Jonson Street.
To share the local love they’re offering 20% OFF for locals who mention this ad throughout June. Be sure to join their Local Love Loyalty Program too.

02 6680 8616
3/6 Jonson Street, Byron Bay


Michael Seef

BVK Solicitors Attorneys

BVK welcomed solicitor Michael Seef in February this year.
Michael enjoys the intersection of law, business and creativity and has found his niche with BVK working on leases, conveyancing and estate planning matters, bringing to this his blend of legal acumen and business insight.
Michael is also a passionate musician and can be found performing at various venues in the area.

Upstairs in the Byron Arcade
02 6680 8522

100% Pets

100% Pets

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.

02 6680 8121
4/55 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

Espressohead Cafe

Espressohead Cafe

Tucked away in the heart of Byron, Espressohead Cafe has been a favourite locals’ hideout for well over a decade.
Their all-day menu includes fresh, locally sourced meals with vegan and gluten-free options, and of course exceptional coffee.
So pull up a chair and settle into this quaint and cosy space to experience Byron like a local.

Open daily
02 6680 9783
7/4 Middleton St, 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, in Byron since ‘95.

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

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



Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: PFAS-ed Off

Whenever a cloudy day hits Mullumbimby we all know it’s only a matter of time before someone’s on a community Facebook group warning people about chemtrails. I’ve sat in a Meet the Candidates and heard an audience member ask an MP what they are going to do about chemtrails and watched them squirm.

Mullum phone tower

In response to Paul Taylor re: the Mullum phone tower.  Paul, perhaps you might gain more understanding of ‘belligerent mobs’ if you looked a bit...

Contradicted council

Local government elections are scheduled for 14 September 2024 and ‘Team Cadwallader’ of Ballina Shire Council have scored an own goal in promoting a...

Cartoon of the week – June 19, 2024

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