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May 25, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When...

The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Biggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Tibetan anniversary

May 23  marks 71 years since the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army invaded and commenced  the...


IncREDible Art Show – Studio Red Exhibition

Now in its third year, the IncREDible Art Show is the annual Studio Red exhibition showcasing emerging local artists. This celebrated exhibition showcases the craftsmanship and ingenuity from a growing group of artisans who work from Studio Red, including Mathew Edward Wiggins, Zac Perger, Lee Spykers, Zion Levy Stewart, Liam Bruce and Hamish Graham. Along with the prestigious and collectable works of art on offer – comprising paintings, drawings and ceramics – there will be film screenings, live music and drinks. Arakwal dancers and the mayor will open what promises to be a fantastic occasion and opportunity to support these exceptional artists!

Opening night is on Friday 18 October at 6pm, at 5/16 Tasman Way in the Byron Industrial Estate.

Painting masterclass With Artist Pam Tippett

Alongside Pam Tippett’s survey exhibition, join the artist for a two day masterclass, still-life painting and drawing workshop exploring the techniques and processes involved in creating still-lifes. This workshop will include placement, tone, composition, and building up a work in layers. Recommended for adults with some painting experience.

19–20 October 2013, 10am–4pm. $190 per person, held at Lismore Art Space, 1 Norris Street Lismore. Places are limited and bookings essential, through Lismore Regional Gallery. 



ART GALLERIES : : wherefore art thou?

Art piece Gallery
70 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby 6684 3446Barebones Art Space
44 Byron St, Bangalow
6687 1393Channon gallery
52 Terania St, The Channon
6688 6322

Clearlight Designs
1/67 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay 6685 5316

Colin Heaney Art Gallery
1a, 81 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay 6685 7798

Curious Art Gallery
94a Chinderah Bay Dr, Chinderah Bay 6674 5340

Eltham Village Gallery
445 Eltham Rd, Eltham
6629 1649

Farrell Glass Designs
6 Acacia St, Byron A&I Estate
6685 7044

Gallery Cosmosis
22 Brigantine St, Byron A&I Estate 6685 7909

Hammer & Hand Jewellery & Metal Collective
Unit 1, 4 Ti-Tree Pl, Byron A&I Estate 0409 960 614

Lilli Pilli Byron Bay
0411 081 777

158 Jonson St, Byron Bay
6685 8528

Jacqui Doran Gallery
@ Byron Art Supplies
3/97 Centennial Cct, Byron A&I Estate 6680 8010

Jerry Cook Contemporary Art Studio & Gallery
5/1 Bonanza Dr, Billinudgel 6680 2467

19 Brigatine St, Byron A&I Estate www.juleshunt.com

Lismore Regional Art Gallery
131 Molesworth St, Lismore
6622 2209

Mina Mina Art Gallery
Shop 1, 32 Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads
6685 0229

Mullumbimby Community Art Gallery
2 Jubilee Ave, (next to Drill Hall)Northern Rivers Community Gallery
Cnr Cherry and Crane Sts, Ballina
6681 6167ocean shores community arts gallery
Rajah Rd (next to Target)
6680 3639

Planet Corroboree
1/69 Jonson St, Byron Bay
6680 7884

Retrospect Galleries
52 Jonson St, Byron Bay
6680 8825

Riverview Gallery
2/33 Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads
0439 500 070

Suvira McDonald Ceramic Art Gallery
Goonengerry 6684 9194

studio red
5/16 Tasman Way, Byron A&I Estate
0423 208 605

The Roxy Gallery
143 Summerland Way, Kyogle
6632 3518

Tweed River Art Gallery
2 Mistral Rd, Murwillumbah
6670 2790

Seed Studio Gallery
1/46 Acacia St, Byron A&I Estate 0402 909 193

Still @ the Centre
3 Centennial Cct, Byron A&I Estate 6685 5808

The Last Yard Arts Complex
Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Furniture 99 Lismore Road, Bangalow
0412 312 474

Wheel of life
21 Fingal St, Brunswick Heads
6685 1442

Windhorse gallery
25 Byron St, Bangalow 6687 1933

Zakay Glass Creations
6/102 Centennial Cct 6685 6225

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.