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The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

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False altar of ‘globalism’

Since moving to Australia in 2007 I have watched nothing but its sacrifice on the false altar of ‘globalism’....

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with...

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the...

Richmond candidates 2022: The Nationals – Kimberly Hone

Kimberly Hone lives in the Tweed Shire and is running as a candidate for The Nationals in the federal seat of Richmond.

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.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Byron Arts & Industry – April 2021

Creative, small batch, hand-made, state-of-the-art, artisan, innovative, ethical, imaginative, hyper-local, leading-edge, quality, EXPLORE premium, master, handcrafted, accomplished, cutting edge, organic, designer, eclectic DISCOVER ingenious, beautiful, unique, sensational, avant-garde, original, visionary, inspirational, expert, brilliant, gifted, ahead of the curve. YOU wonderful, compelling, THERE experiencing, witnessing, engaging. NOW.

A cleverly designed village where people live, work and play, all in one place, combining old-school Byron (community, creativity) with new thinking (live+work spaces, car sharing) and good times (food, shops) to create a little oasis for locals and visitors alike.

1. Poème Lifestyle | 2. 2die4 Live Foods | 3. In the Raw | 4. Bodhi Living | 5. Byron Bay Fair | 6. Byron Bay Traders | 7. Elements I Love | 8. Stone & Wood | 9. Honey Hunt Style | 10. Mark Tuckey Furniture | 11. OCA Organic Cuisine | 12. 100% Pets | 13. Habitat Workspace | 14. Ananda Clinics | 15. Mr Simple | 16. Katrina Beohm Real Estate | 17. Shackpalace Rituals

Poème Lifestyle

1. Poème Lifestyle

Tender, enchanting pieces curated to convey a joyful and poetic atmosphere at home. Ethical organic fashion, bedding and decor for babies, children and adults. Each piece is handmade, carefully and consciously, using authentic handcraft traditions. Featuring sustainable European brands such as Numero74, Camomile London bedding, Muskhane decorative felt items, Louise Misha & Mamapapa fashion, as well as Elvis&Moi jewellery.
Shop 3 / 18 Centennial circuit, Byron Bay
Eglantine 0405 718 476
Insta: @poeme_lifestyle

2die4 Live Foods

2. 2die4 Live Foods

Shop direct at their A&I Estate factory and buy from the extensive range of activated nuts at 2die4 Live Foods. They love meeting locals and sharing their newest products with you. Get a free sample of their delicious Adaptogenic Activated Trail Mix when you visit! Mon–Fri 7.30am to 2.30pm.
6 Boronia Place.
0411 204 588

In the Raw

3. In the Raw

In the Raw offers you the highest quality, small-batch handcrafted organic skincare and artisan homewares, free from anything but nature’s raw goodness. Vegan friendly and toxin free. Open 10am–4pm Monday–Friday.
1B/11 Banksia Drive Byron Bay.
0450 873 451

Bodhi Living

4. Bodhi Living

Bodhi Living is a conceptual furniture store that showcases unique, antique pieces from around the world, combined with a range of contemporary furniture, rugs, lighting, décor and art. They also offer unique and personalised design experience and can guide their clients through residential, commercial and contract projects with in-house design consultation, planning and execution, creating considered spaces that enrich the soul.
1/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0429 479 260

Byron Bay Fair

5. Byron Bay Fair

Byron Bay Fair – where the locals shop! Their amazing pharmacy is now called Infinity Pharmacy Byron Bay. Don’t worry, the same amazing team will still be in-store, ready to help as always. Shop easy seven days a week – with free parking and WiFi at Byron Bay Fair.
20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay
Follow them on FB @byronbayfair
+ Instagram @byronbayfair

Byron Bay Traders

6. Byron Bay Traders

Byron Bay Traders is a collective showroom and retail space for local designers, makers and small businesses. They showcase a variety of homewares, furniture, gifts, fashion, jewellery, ceramics, skincare and more, giving you the opportunity to consciously support small local businesses of Byron and surrounds. Lovingly made and ethically sourced is the mission of each business in the collective.
17 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

Elements I Love

7. Elements I Love

Elements I Love is a little obsessive about collecting antiques, art and architectural salvage. Unique interior pieces, artisan and vintage finds are curated in a recently renovated gallery space. ‘Time worn is how we like our finds’. Open most Thursdays and Fridays 10am–4pm or by appointment. *Please check the website before visiting! Parking available onsite.
6 Acacia Street, Byron Bay

Stone & Wood

8. Stone & Wood

Visit the spiritual home of Stone & Wood for brewery tours, beer tastings and some of the most delicious bites in Byron. With 31 brewing tanks, a canteen run by 100 Mile Table and a beer garden, it’s the perfect place for a drink with mates or to take your beer appreciation to the next level. Kids and furbabies welcome.
100 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay

Honey Hunt Style

9. Honey Hunt Style

‘I seriously didn’t know leggings could be this comfy. From yoga and pilates, to shopping, to the beach, these are my go-to leggings when I need something practical, fun and funky to wear. I Love my leggings!’ Honey Hunt Style thanks you for supporting their genuine Australian made designer fashion and shopping locally in-store. Also online, and at Byron and Bangalow markets.
Shop 2, 1 Centennial Circuit, Byron A & I Estate
0408 766 546

Mark Tuckey Furniture

10. Mark Tuckey Furniture

Mark Tuckey Furniture is an Australian furniture company dedicated to creating products that they love and want to live with in their own homes. They design timber furniture with integrity, simplicity and strength, using recycled and sustainably managed timbers. They also retail complementary seating, homewares, lighting and artwork. Their commitment is to produce lifetime pieces with a negligible footprint.
14 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay
IG: @mark_tuckey

OCA Organic Cuisine

11. OCA Organic Cuisine

A collaboration between local chefs and regenerative farmers, OCA is all about vegetarian organic food and the power of community, not to mention some seriously amazing flavours. Their artisan wood-fired pizzas are the best in town. On Tuesday and Friday nights, the place comes alive for dinner with epic local performances. A real cultural experience. Also open 9am–2pm Mon–Fri.
02 6680 8228
1/6 Tasman Way

100% Pets

12. 100% Pets

Providing a wide range of premium pet care and health supplies. They have a DIY dog wash and vet nurses on hand to answer all your petcare questions, 100% Pets will ensure your pet remains 100% healthy and 100% happy.
4/55 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay
6680 8121

Habitat Workspace

13. Habitat Workspace

A modern co-working space for freelancers, start-ups and small businesses. Thirty-four lockable ‘pocket offices’, and twelve open plan desks; a smarter, more affordable way to do business in an upscale setting that is still relaxed.
Building B1, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 6694 3244

Ananda Clinics

14. Ananda Clinics

Dr Jamie Rickcord continues to focus on endocannabinoid medicine and integration with a focus on psychotherapy. Phyto cannabinoids work on a very complex biological system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which is our body’s master regulator. All vertebrates have an ECS, so the cannabis plant is used to treat a number of health conditions, legally, through the TGA’s special access scheme.
Habitat, Suite 56/1 Porter Street, Byron Bay
02 5624 5024

Mr Simple

15. Mr Simple

More than a clothes store, The Department is a place to find dependable products that stand the test of time. An eclectic collection of clothing, eskies, furniture, books, shoes, drink-ware and even a barbershop, the common thread is simple – only stuff they love gets in the door. If you need something for a weekend barbecue or your mate’s birthday, The Department is your spot.
Shop 39-41, 1 Porter Street,
Habitat Byron Bay

Katrina Beohm

16. Katrina Beohm Real Estate

Katrina Beohm Real Estate specialise in coastal and hinterland sales through Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore shires. With twenty years locally in real estate, Katrina and her team have a large database and first-class marketing strategies that can help you sell your property.
8 Porter Street, Byron Bay
0459 066 087

Shackpalace Rituals

17. Shackpalace Rituals

At Shackpalace Rituals they love the idea of reducing clutter and surrounding yourself with objects that inspire you through their aesthetics, sustainability and usefulness. They source beautiful, artisan objects and ingredients that have been created with integrity and can be incorporated simply into purposeful and mindful daily rituals. Visit their Byron Bay Concept Store to indulge all your senses.
Shop 8, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.