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Byron Shire
May 20, 2022

Latest News

The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

Other News

Flood recovery 2022 must be community led and flexible

The recent news that our mighty NSW State Government are going to step into the Northern Rivers as a sort of Mary Poppins and over-arch their solutions into an umbrella of several councils via the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) was met with cheer and skepticism.

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

Mullum — time to discover your own backyard

You know that feeling when you look at your backyard and rather than seeing what you’ve always seen, you suddenly see the hidden beauty, delight and potential?
Mullumbimby, the Byron Shire’s backyard. It’s very familiar; you think you know what it has to offer, yet it has so much more; interesting, exciting – both established and new there is always something worth experiencing…

Soul Pattinson Chemist Edens Landing The Branches Coffee Old Mill Timberyard Holistic Natural Health Dolphin Cove Bistro Made in Mullum Chincogan Store Mullum Chocolate Shop Huonbrook Valley The Cactus Hill Project Mullumbimby Engineering Byron Bay Pork & Meats Sunshine Alley Linen House Outlet Mullum Vet Clinic Mullum Farmers Market The Empire Yaman KP Family Matters


Soul Pattinson Chemist Mullumbimby

1. Soul Pattinson Chemist

There when you need them. Highly trained staff offering expert advice. Your health needs are first and foremost. Latest health and beauty products that make you feel and look great. Last minute gifts...
they’ve got you covered!
6684 4888

Edens Landing

2. Edens Landing

At Edens landing they take pride in serving fresh local produce, with both organic and conventional seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Try their extensive range of mouthwatering antipasto, olives and delicious cheeses.
6684 1007

The Branches Coffee

3. The Branches Coffee

The Branches lovingly roast organic, fairtrade specialty coffees and create delicious market fresh breakfast and lunch offerings in their cafe.
Must try: housemade bagels!
Open Monday to Friday 6.30am–3pm

Old Mill Timberyard

4. Old Mill Timberyard

Supplying high quality Australian timbers to the people of northern NSW and southern QLD. We specialise in custom machining jobs, flooring, decking, structural hardwoods and decorative cladding.
6684 1300

Holistic Natural Health

5. Holistic Natural Health

AHPRA Registered Health Practitioners:
Michael Collis – Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine. Jamie Bellamy – Acupuncturist (General practice, Women’s Health, Emotional Imbalances). Prema Ra – Physiotherapist, Self-help for Chronic Pain.
Michael 6684 2559
Jamie 0432 034 202
Prema 0406 912 124

Dolphin Cove Bistro

6. Dolphin Cove Bistro

Dolphin Cove Bistro at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, serving $12 daily specials and a pizza and pasta buffet every Tuesday, where kids under 12 eat free (conditions apply).
Like us on Facebook.
6684 2533

Made in Mullum

7. Made in Mullum

A collective of unique and wonderful local artisans selling their creations under one roof. All handmade locally.
Always something new and interesting.
Find them next to the Empire Cafe.
Insta & FB: @madeinmullum

Chincogan Store

8. Chincogan Store

Your local family-owned milk bar. Open 7 days. Juicy burgers, crunchy chips, fresh sandwiches, huge thickshakes, coffee, sweets and treats. Catering and function catering. Phone orders welcome.
6684 2214
5:30am – 8:30pm

The Mullum Chocolate Shop

9. Mullum Chocolate Shop

An old-fashioned Chocolate Shop offering a great selection of chocolates, lollies and liquorice with friendly smiles and service. They offer a large selection of vegan, organic and gluten-free options.
6684 4825

Huonbrook Valley

10. Huonbrook Valley

Imagine… a Friday evening family meal or date with no phone reception, where folks actually speak with each other!
A slice of Tuscany hidden in the hills behind Mullumbimby.
6684 0400

The Cactus Hill Project

11. The Cactus Hill Project

The Cactus Hill Project creates unique stories for your home and life. Designer furniture, handcrafted ceramics, decorative objects, treasured textiles, accessories and art are all curated in collaboration with local and international artisans.
6684 6110

Mullumbimby Engineering

12. Mullumbimby Engineering

The local experienced team at Mullumbimby Engineering specialise in structural steelwork.
They are committed to expert fabrication backed by outstanding customer care.
Steel sales also available at 17 Towers Drive.
6684 2325

Byron Bay Pork and Meats

13. Byron Bay Pork & Meats

A local, family-owned business that sources premium quality pork, beef, lamb and goat from their family farms.
Call in and see their friendly team. Open Monday till Saturday.
6684 2137

Sunshine Alley

14. Sunshine Alley

Sunshine Alley houses carefully curated local art, jewellery, ceramics, body products and beautiful clothing.
Owner and jewellery designer Susie Cadsky is happy to discuss jewellery custom designed just for you.
0429 191 106

Linen House

15. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets,
towels, cushions and more.
All up to 70% off from a family brand you can trust.
6684 6452

Mullumbimby Vet

16. Mullum Vet Clinic

Your local vet for over 30 years, servicing Mullumbimby and surrounds.
A professional, friendly team caring for small and large animals.
Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm, Sat 9am–12pm
A/h emergency service
6684 3818

Mullum Farmers Market

17. Mullum Farmers Market

Every Friday 7–11am, come and see Mullum at its colourful best. Shop for fresh produce, meet friends, enjoy brekkie and local coffee, and soak up the fun and friendly vibe.

The Empire Cafe

18. The Empire

The Empire is where it’s at!
Something for all tastes from epic
burgers to vegan delights. Enjoy delectable treats and good vibes at this Mullum icon.
facebook.com/EmpireMullum instagram.com/empiremullum


19. Yaman

Authentic handcrafted Yemenite pastry, falafel, Middle-Eastern spices, free-range, organic, local produce and love for the flavours of their ancestors, blended with the tradition of Yemen and the vibe of Mullumbimby.
6684 3778

KP Family Matters

20. KP Family Matters

Kate brings 20 years + professional relationship expertise.
Individual and couples counselling, children impacted by separation, mediation for families, neighbours, workplaces. Learn skills to reduce conflict and gain joy.
0402 207 137

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

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.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.