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Byron Shire
February 28, 2021

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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Other News

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Cut it down – Tweed Councillors at odds over future of forest red gum

‘We should be active and take the tree down,’ Cr Polglase told the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday, referring to a significant forest red gum and koala food tree in Tweed Heads West.

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

Update: Main Arm raids… The police are in Mullum!

After several reports today from readers that there is a 'massive drug operation' and a 'gun and drug unit from Parramatta!', an intrepid Echonetdaily drudge wandered over to Barry Lomath Oval next to the skate park and netball courts in Mullum.

Belongil beach hut

L S Lambert, Byron Bay The illegal building on Belongil Beach (Letters, 12 February) is a permanent structure with no...

Mullum on the Map

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 is 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…

Sunshine Alley Lambruk The Cactus Hill Project Mullumbimby Civic Hall The Water Shop Byron Bay Pork Mullum Farmers Market Chincogan Store KIN Artisan Collective Mullum Creek Native Nursery Soul Pattinson Chemist Mullumbimby Engineering Linen House Outlet Mullumbimby Leagues Club Son of Drum Takara Yoga Yaman Mullumbimby Scratch Patisserie Mullumbimby Newsagency Barefoot Law


Sunshine Alley

1. 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



2. Lambruk

Over 40 years’ experience, Lambruk is your first choice for cabinet making in the Northern Rivers. Offering high levels of workmanship, quality materials, and a strong focus on customer service.

[email protected] | 6684 1066


The Cactus Hill Project

3. 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 Civic Hall

4. Mullumbimby Civic Hall

John Cleary comes to Mullum Civic Hall! 12 October, Monster Concert at Mullum’s iconic venue. Concerts, events, weddings, classes, presentations, workshops, and more!

Call 0488 609 774 for hall hire.


The Water Shop

5. The Water Shop

The Water Filter Experts – now in Mullumbimby. For home, office, or commercial water filters. Countertop, gravity-fed, under-sink, whole-house systems. Located upstairs from Punch & Daisy Cafe.

6680 8200


Byron Bay Pork

6. Byron Bay Pork

A local, family-owned business who source premium quality pork, beef, lamb, and goat from their family farms.

Call in and see their friendly team. Open Monday till Saturday.

6684 2137

Mullum Farmers Market

7. Mullum Farmers Market

Named as one of the top three farmers markets in Australia, this is the place to be on a Friday morning. Fresh produce, live music, breakfast, coffee, and kids activities.

Mullumbimby Showgrounds, Fri 7–11am.


Chincogan Store

8. Chincogan Store

Local family owned milk bar, providing fast and fresh food that is value for money. Pop in and try something out of their new fresh display cabinet. Selections changed daily.

6684 2214

5.30am – 8.30pm

KIN Artisan Collective

9. KIN Artisan Collective

IDIS clothing now in KIN, main street Mullumbimby. When you buy IDIS you support slow fashion and a local, ethically made clothing brand. Wear your values, wear IDIS. Ethical, comfortable, versatile.



Mullum Creek Nursery

10. Mullum Creek Native Nursery

They supply the largest range of native plants in the Byron Shire. Over 500 varieties.

Wed–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat 9am–1pm.

See their list at


6684 1703

Soul Pattinson Chemist

11. 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

Mullum Engineering

12. Mullumbimby Engineering

For expertly fabricated structural steelwork see Noel and the professional team at Mullumbimby Engineering. Established more than 30 years and committed to 100 per cent customer satisfaction.

6684 2325


Linen House Outlet

13. Linen House Outlet

NEW! Linen House's awesome range of pure linen loungewear has arrived. Perfect for the Shire's climate, you won’t want to take it off, day or night!


Mullum Leagues Club

14. Mullumbimby Leagues Club

Fully licensed venue available for hire for your special event, either upstairs in the Club or under a marquee on the grounds. Private Functions, Weddings, Birthday Parties and Funeral Services.

6684 1400


Son of Drum

15. Son of Drum

Mullum’s own original music shop! As well as some of the best-known brands in both acoustic and electronic gear, they also specialise in world instruments and locally made musical creations.

6684 1742


Takara Yoga

16. Takara Yoga

Life changing Japanese Yoga Therapy, for Spring. Poses to love your liver, open the side body, let down defences and create flexibility in your body and mind. Visit our new studio with bird song and great views.

0404 191 112


Yaman Mullumbimby

17. Yaman Mullumbimby

Traditional Yemenite Food

Handcrafted malawach, falafel, Middle Eastern spices, organic, local produce. Love for the flavours of their ancestors blended with the Yemen tradition and the vibe of Mullumbimby. Experience authentic atmosphere and culture.

6684 3778


Scratch Patisserie

18. Scratch Patisserie

Recognisable by its lavish window display of organic pastries, decadent cakes, craft bread and organic coffee.

Open Tues to Fri 7.30am – 2pm and

Sat 7.30am – 12.30pm

6684 2914


Mullumbimby Newsagency

19. Mullumbimby Newsagency

New range of bunnykins accessories available now. Come in and talk to the friendly staff about the range and check out all of the other products we have in store.

6684 2127

Barefoot Law

20. Barefoot Law

Low-cost practical advice to help you make good decisions. Mondays at Byron Community Centre. Tuesdays at Mullum Neighbourhood Centre. To see Mark Swivel or Fiona Spencer

email: [email protected]

6684 1286



‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...