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Byron Shire
January 29, 2021

Latest News

It’s legal to grow and distribute – but only by the anointed

Byron based medicinal cannabis producer is sending cannabis to Germany in a breakthrough $92m deal yet the humble plant remains illegal for locals and continues to put people behind bars.

Other News

Response to ‘A short history of our rail corridor debate’

Cr Basil Cameron, Goonengerry The article A short history of our rail corridor debate is better termed a history of the...

When the endless summer turns sour

Ben Mallinson was paddling for a routine right-breaking wave at The Pass when the dark-haired surfer suddenly cut across in front of him from the outside.

Australia Day Warning from your local SLSC

Surf Life Saving New South Wales has issued a warning to beachgoers to heed safety advice after a huge weekend on beaches, with heatwave conditions and large swells forecast for today.

No respect

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock Once again it’s that time of the year where we are meant to celebrate Australia day...

Koala advocate is Tweed Citizen of the Year

Murwillumbah local Jenny Hayes was named the 2020 Tweed Shire Citizen of the Year at Tuesday’s Australia Day Awards...

Queensland Health issues public health alert

Queensland Health is asking anyone who has arrived from New Zealand since 14 January, including on green corridor flights, to get tested and quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

The 107th Mullumbimby Show 2014

MullumbimbyShow-Poster-1200pxSaturday 8th & Sunday 9th November, 2014

Presented by the Mullumbimby Rural Co-Op, Garrards Horse and Hound and Uncle Tom's Pies

Highlights Include

Saturday: Ray Essery – The Mullumbimby Bloke – 10am • Talent Quest from 10.15am • Truck Parade thru town 11am • Spaghetti Circus 11am, 11.30am, 1.15pm, 2.30pm • Clelia Adams and the River Valley Express play 1.45-4.15pm • Uncle Tom’s Pie Eating Competition 2 pm • Truck Charity auction 2pm • One 2 Many play from 6-9pm • Fireworks 8pm

Sunday: Pet Show 10am • Show n Shine from 10am • Shed Dogs play all day from 10.30 • Trotting Final 1pm • Showtime FMX 1.30pm and 2.30pm

• Pavilion Charity Auction 2pm • Demolition Derby 3pm


Adult Membership $10 per year

Junior Membership (13-20yrs) $5 per year

Open to all. Join at Mullumbimby Newsagency, Mullumbimby Rural Co-op, Tony Carsburg Holden, Stewart’s Menswear

ENTRY AT GATE $10 per day – Free Under 13




Rail trail debate

Geoff Meers, Suffolk Park It was good to read David Lisle’s comprehensive and reasoned discussion of the history of the Casino to Murwillumbah rail corridor....

No respect

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock Once again it’s that time of the year where we are meant to celebrate Australia day on 26 January. The day...

A window of trust

Baden Offord, Ocean Shores Wholeheartedly agree with Dave Rastovich’s spot-on letter regarding the value and benefit of The Echo, that it is a ‘trusted window’ (Letters,...

Conspiracy and pubs

Art Burroughes, Mullumbimby Regarding my article Conspiracy in the Pub becomes talking point (Echo, 20 January). How can we avoid falling foul of the growing tsunami of...