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Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Other News

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

More bullying stories emerge in Lismore

Since local woman Sally Flannery decided to quit the Lismore City Council race, more stories of harassment and attacks have emerged, affecting councillors and others across the political spectrum.

Some insights from Malcolm Turnbull

From the deceptive and underhanded conduct of our current Prime Minister ScMo, to the destructive impact of Tony Abbott and the far right of the Australian political and media scene, A Bigger Picture, by Malcolm Turnbull, provides an interesting insight into how he perceives the Australian political landscape.

Save Waterlily park

Tina Petroff, Waterlily Playscape Inc. For decades our local voluntary committees in Ocean Shores (OS) have fought for basic needs for...


Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give...

Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but...

The Spirit of Brunswick Heads

Brunswick Heads is known for it’s stunning river entrance and its local ‘beach town’ vibe. The Brunswick River is a perfect spot for water activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking, boating and swimming. The town, locally referred to as ‘Bruns’, is a just short drive north of
Byron Bay. 

Brunswick Heads has something to offer everyone, whether it’s shopping, dining or outdoor activities. Trawlers Bar has a perfect corner location with riverside views for a drink with lunch or dinner. 

Across the street a wonderful park for families, two riverside playgrounds and picnic tables. Across the footbridge you’ll find Brunswick’s hidden gem,
Torakina Beach, a tranquil curve of sand sheltered by
the two breakwalls at the mouth of
the Brunswick River.

Brunswick Heads Pharmacy Trawlers Bar and Kitchen Brunswick Surf Shop Bruns Beach, Bait and Tackle Jones and Co Counter Clem's Cargo Brunswick Heads Creative Portia’s Will LJ Hooker Brunswick Heads Fabulous Mrs Fox Byron Shire Real Estate Mahashe Whatever Goes Brunswick Heads Physio Brunswick Valley Rescue Squad Byron Dog Rescue The Key Basics Bruns News Brunswick Picture House Bernardi’s



Brunswick Heads Pharmacy

1. Brunswick Heads Pharmacy

Housed in a post-war art deco building, they not only provide friendly expert health advice and services, but also an excellent selection of boutique, hard-to-find gifts and beauty products.
6685 1219

Trawlers Bar and Kitchen

2. Trawlers Bar and Kitchen

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Full bar with six types of beer on tap, cocktails and delicious food with a great view, oh la la...
6685 1100

Brunswick Surf Shop

3. Brunswick Surf Shop

Your traditional, customer focused surf shop, providing surf apparel and accessories from major brands. Full to the brim with everything you need to enjoy a day at the beach.
6685 1283

Bruns Beach, Bait and Tackle

4. Bruns Beach, Bait and Tackle

For all your beach needs. Kids' and adults' hats. Swimwear, toys, games, towels, inflatables and boards. Umbrellas and shelters. Camping gear.Full range of fishing tackle and bait and rod hire.
0432 394 869

Jones and Co Counter

5. Jones and Co Counter 

Serving Allpress Coffee, Scratch Patisserie pastries and their famous toasties. Open Monday to Friday 6:30am - midday and Saturday / Sunday 7am - midday.

Clem’s Cargo Marketplace

6. Clem’s Cargo Marketplace

A treasure trove for secondhand-lovers and those who tread lightly. With its own café, Clem’s houses 12+ specialty traders showcasing quality furniture, resale and new apparel, and local artists.
6685 1213

Brunswick Heads Creative

7. Brunswick Heads Creative

Co-working • Community • Collaboration
A boutique local co-working space nestled among the countless cafes and just a stone’s throw from the famously picturesque Brunswick river and beach.
0405 484 039

Portia’s Will

8. Portia’s Will 

A beautifully curated collection of global fashion brands, Including local label PW by Portia’s Will. Sea NY, IRO Paris, Derek Lam, ALC, J Brand, A Goldie, Velvet, Vieux, Dylan Kain, Fairley, D.O.F

LJ Hooker Brunswick Heads

9. LJ Hooker Brunswick Heads

Experienced in all facets of real estate, their team can assist the community with all enquires relating to residential accommodation, as well as rural, residential, commercial or industrial sales.
6685 0177

Fabulous Mrs Fox

10. Fabulous Mrs Fox

With a fabulous mix of old and new, from fashion to furniture and everything in-between, they have something for everyone! Open 7 days for you to enjoy.
6685 0020

Byron Shire Real Estate

11. Byron Shire Real Estate

Servicing the area for over 39 years and making dreams come true.
Contact Todd or Gary to find out what
our beautiful area has to offer.
6685 1754


12. Mahashe

Mahashe is a local designer fashion label, specialising in cotton.

With its timeless styles and unique prints, you can’t help but fall in love with this label.
6689 7059

Whatever Goes

13. Whatever Goes

Huge range of beautiful imported giftware, homewares, handcrafts, clothing, crystals and jewellery. Affordable prices, fantastic selection for all ages. Open 7 days a week.
6685 0010

Brunswick Heads Physio

14. Brunswick Heads Physio

A brand new clinic offering experienced 'hands on' physio to Brunswick Heads and surrounds. 45 minute consultations. Beat your injuries and get back to doing what you love.
0419 629 333

Brunswick Valley Rescue Squad

15. Brunswick Valley Rescue Squad

A group of dedicated volunteers form the primary rescue organisation for Byron Shire and surrounds. Primarily self-funded, they are on call 24/7. Sponsorships and donations gratefully accepted.
1300 872 777

Byron Dog Rescue

16. Byron Dog Rescue

Provides care and finds homes for unwanted dogs. Rehabilitates orphaned, sick or injured dogs without owners, and promotes responsible pet ownership. Providing information about animal welfare  and prevention of cruelty.
6685 1444

The Key Basics

17. The Key Basics

Versatile wardrobe essentials for men and women, created to be worn again and again. From carefully curated threads and ceramics, to sneakers and scents...
mention the Echo for 15% off in-store.

Bruns News

18. Bruns News

A newsagent and local artists' outlet. In addition to newspapers, magazines, stationary, gift cards and tobacco, they stock local Indigenous artworks, cards and postcards, lollies, aspirins,
fresh flowers and more.
0477 0141 578

Brunswick Picture House

19. Brunswick Picture House

Unique and iconic theatre, lovingly brought back to life, presenting an exciting program of cabaret, comedy, circus, live music, film events and family entertainment. Spring program out now.
6685 0280


20. Bernardi’s

A landmark of Brunswick Heads, serving their famous Artisanal Gelato with an authentic 1974 recipe. They also have fresh juices, outstanding smoothies, coffee and food. Drop in and say hello!
6685 1988

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state governments. There was no bill...

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and finally accept responsibility? He had three...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.