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Byron Shire
March 1, 2021

Latest News

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Other News

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

CWA getting their facts right on the Far North Coast

Members of the Far North Coast Group of the Country Women’s Association of New South Wales (CWA) gathered in Lismore on Saturday for their Group Facts Day.

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.

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…

The Pink Hare Emporium Lambruk Joiners and Cabinet Makers The Cactus Hill Project Sunshine Alley Mint Pilates Byron Bay Pork Mullumbimby Farmers Market Chincogan Store Barefoot Law Mullum Creek Native Nursery Mullumbimby Engineering Linen House Outlet Mullumbimby Leagues Club Son of Drum Yaman Scratch Patisserie Mullumbimby Newsagency


The Pink Hare Emporium

1.  The Pink Hare Emporium

A small unique space, accessed via Soul Pattinson Pharmacy. Unusual homewares, gifts and original art curated and created by Kerrith Giesé.

FB @Kerrith Giese Artist

Instagram @Thepinkhareemporium

Lambruk Joiners and Cabinet Makers

2. Lambruk Joiners and Cabinet Makers

With 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.

6684 1066

[email protected]


The CactusHill 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


Sunshine Alley

4. 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


Mint Pilates

5. Mint Pilates

Experience the true, original Pilates Method in a beautiful, boutique studio in Mullumbimby, fully equipped with the best apparatus in the industry, taught by experienced and passionate instructors.



Byron Bay Pork & Meats

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

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

7. Mullum Farmers Market

Enjoy Mullum's colourful best every Friday 7–11am at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds.  Fresh produce, delicious food, local coffee and great atmosphere! Day change – Mullum Show week only! – open Wed 6 Nov, closed Fri 8 Nov.


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. 5.30am – 8.30pm

6684 2214

Barefoot Law

9. 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


Mullum Creek Native 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 mcnativenursery.com.au

6684 1703

Mullumbimby Engineering

11. Mullumbimby Engineering

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

6684 2325


Linen House Outlet

12. Linen House Outlet

Silk, linen, cotton and so much more. Whatever your sleep preference, they have a huge range, with all up to 70 per cent off RRP.


Mullumbimby Leagues Club

13. Mullumbimby Leagues Club

Enjoy pub style dinners Friday, or wood-fired pizza by Luscious Foods Saturday nights. Coming soon: Mullum Craft Beer and Street Food Festival. Special event hire, golf and camping also available!

6684 1400


Son of Drum

14. 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



15. 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

16. 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

17. Mullumbimby Newsagency

New range of board games and Pokémon in store now. Pop in and visit the friendly staff at Mullumbimby Newsagency, always happy to help you with whatever you need.

6684 2127



Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.


Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced recently new economic figures showing...