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Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

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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

Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Jailer Dutton

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Peter Dutton, top jailer of poor refugees and kids, and now one very sick one, has spent $50 million of your hard...

Is it really an MO? Or just a subdivision?

Ray Goodwin, MARRA Ratepayers and residents are to eat dust, cooked in potholes on Blindmouth Road because of the road conditions and an approval for 12...