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May 11, 2021

Latest News

NewsCorp announces August revival of regional news print in QLD

Less than a week after the two major NewsCorp-owned outlets on the Northern Rivers lost their websites and redirected readers via The Daily Telegraph (TDT), sister publications in Queensland announced almost the opposite.

Other News

Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Belongi Spit

John Lazarus, Byron Bay An update on proposed development of the Belongil Spit site, for the information particularly of those...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Opening Soon

New Byron Central Hospital

Byron Central Hospital in Ewingsdale will open soon. This is exciting news for all residents and visitors to the Byron Shire.

Opening date and updated information will be on the website of Northern NSW Local Health District www.nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au

The new public hospital, funded solely by the NSW Government includes:

The medical, community health, community nursing, allied health and birthing services currently in Mullumbimby, Byron Bay, Bangalow, Ocean Shores, Brunswick Heads.

24/7 Emergency Department, Medical Imaging with new CT scanner and Ultrasound, Inpatients, Maternity with water-birthing, Cancer Care, Dental, non-acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Counselling, Physiotherapy, Child & Family, and more.

Byron Central Hospital 54 Ewingsdale Road, Ewingsdale NSW 2481

Until the new hospital opens, please continue to contact Mullumbimby Hospital (tel 6684 2266) and Byron District Hospital (tel 6685 6200).

In case of emergency please call 000.


Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the mental health pressure that the...

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.