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May 24, 2022

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Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

Other News

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round. 

Police appeal for missing woman

Lismore Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Missing Person, Emily Eden Lazzaroni.

Richmond candidates 2022: incumbent Labor, Justine Elliot

Justine Elliot is the incumbent member for the seat of Richmond. She has held the seat since 2004, representing Labor and winning six elections.

AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

Brilliant entertainment always in the Byron Shire

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Byron Arts & Industry – March 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. Bodhi Living  | 2. Elements I Love | 3. Tasa Jara Clothing | 4. Poème Lifestyle |
5. Honey Hunt Leggings | 6. 100% Pets | 7. Mark Tuckey Furniture | 8. 2Die4 Live Foods | 9. Exhale Physiotherapy | 10. Byron Bay Traders | 11. In the Raw | 12. Byron Bay Fair | 13. Stone & Wood | 14. Katrina Beohm Real Estate | 15. Mr Simple | 16. Shack Palace Rituals | 17. Habitat Workspace | 18. Ananda Clinics

Bodhi Living

1. Bodhi Living

To wrap up the end of summer, Bodhi Living are offering discounts up to 30% storewide from 1–7 March. The sale includes all antique and vintage stock, MCM House range, In Bed Linen, Gubi and Cadry’s vintage and contemporary rugs. Follow @bodhi.living for details.
1/18 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay
0429 479 260

Elements I Love

2. 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 10–4pm or by appointment.
*Please check the website before visiting! Parking available onsite.
6 Acacia Street

Tasa Jara Clothing

3. Tasa Jara Clothing

New warehouse outlet and online store now open.
They specialise in designing and sourcing from India, Thailand and Nepal, and their cottons, silk and rayons are sourced from ethical and environmentally aware manufacturers.
Their full range of clothing and accessories is now 50% to 70% off.
Drop in and check out your many favourites at a greatly reduced price.
1-1 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
0448 884 364


Poème Lifestyle

4. 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

Honey Hunt Leggings

5. Honey Hunt Leggings

YAY! Your favourite leggings are in sizes XS-XXL. Beautiful, supremely comfortable tights with great tummy support, no-show velvety soft fabrics and carefully designed high waist fit. Made for real women’s bodies featuring patterning from original artworks – from ART to APPAREL.The Honey Hunt team thank you for supporting genuine Australian made designer clothing. Shop In-store, online or at Byron and Bangalow markets.
Shop 2, 1 Centennial Cct, Byron Arts & Industry Estate
0408 766 546

100% Pets

6. 100% Pets

Providing a wide range of premium pet care and health supplies, 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

Mark Tuckey Furniture

7. 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

2Die4 Live Foods

8. 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

Exhale Physiotherapy

9. Exhale Physiotherapy

Ruth Schubert is the principal of Exhale Physiotherapy and has extensive experience in treating pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, and conducting pre and post-natal assessments. She is on the clinical advisory board for Endometriosis Australia and believes a strong body and calm mind lead to a great life.
2/17 Tasman Way, Byron Bay
0431 181 922

Byron Bay Traders

10. 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, skin care 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

In the Raw

11. 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 Mon–Friday.
1B/11 Banksia Drive Byron Bay.
0450 873 451

Byron Bay Fair

12. Byron Bay Fair

Where the locals shop! Easy access to local produce, freshly baked bread, friendly health advice and the widest variety of liquor in West Byron! Park with ease and grab all your essentials in one convenient location! Shop easy seven days a week – with free parking and WiFi at Byron Bay Fair. Follow them on FB + Instagram.
20 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay

Stone & Wood

13. 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


Katrina Beohm

14. Katrina Beohm Real Estate

Katrina Beohm Real Estate is an independent agency able to offer a bespoke real estate service without the constraints of a franchise structure.


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

Shack Palace Rituals

16. Shack Palace Rituals

Stepping into the Shackpalace concept store you may experience an overwhelming sense of calm. This local, family run business has a passion for thinking differently about the way we live in our homes, designing and sourcing luxurious, handmade, artisan homewares and products that help us stay a little more mindful every day. Shop instore or online.
Shop 8, Habitat, 1 Porter St, Byron Bay
Instagram: @shackpalace

Habitat Workspace

17. 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

18. 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 St, Byron Bay
02 5624 5024

Special feature published in the Byron Shire Echo issue 35.41

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Elliot ecstatic about Albo and confident of a Richmond win

While her win in Richmond has not yet been confirmed, Justine Elliot is very happy about the overall result for Labor and a new government.

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.