The B-grade leg of Byron Bay Basketball’s sixth annual Seniors Carnival was won by a local team called ‘Level 47’ at the Cavanbah centre over the weekend. Teams came from Griffith University, Brisbane and Toowoomba. Players coming from all over... Read More →
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 November Saints, Sisters & Silence Irish two-hander Saint Sister sees Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty create music that draws from early Celtic harp traditions, 60s folk, and electronic pop to create what they dub ‘atmosfolk’ –... Read More →
Empowering women in India from right here What does it take to change people’s lives? Around $2,700 a month. For that very modest amount, Brunswick Heads residents Graeme Batterbury and Wendy Royston have been running a charity in rural India... Read More →
Drill Hall, Mullumbimby | Friday 28 Sep till Sunday 14 October | Q & A with Tommy Murphy Sunday September 30 The woman who gave Mark Colvin her kidney Writer Tommy Murphy has penned an extraordinary piece of theatre that tells the story of... Read More →
Former councillor and local historian Frank Mills AOM has supported claims that past actions of Council over forty years ago contributed to current flooding issues.
Do you remember the interview given by John Millman after he’d beaten Roger Federer at the US Open? Almost apologetic, it seemed quintessentially Australian in its cap-doffing modesty – which is a vaguely annoying trait of this rom-com’s protagonist. Ronnie... Read More →
A documentary that follows acclaimed Indigenous musician Dan Sultan and nine Indigenous Australian Rangers as they travel to Kenya to share knowledge, culture and music with Maasai rangers will have its world premiere at the Byron Community Centre.
The Byron Bay Guitar Festival is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year.
The owners of Broken Head Quarry have agreed to an Enforceable Undertaking with the state government to rehabilitate and revegetate the site's bushland by mid-2019.
A 15-year-old Ocean Shores male was arrested at Byron Bay last Friday and charged with GBH over an alleged assault against another teenager at a party in a disused railway tunnel.
Catfish, Toto & Vaccines: This is what Falls is made of! Falls Festival at North Byron Parklands 31 Dec till 2 Jan. The summer of festivals is just months away, with Falls Festival a must on the calendar for those... Read More →
The Byron Shire community has little faith in the ability of local authorities such as Council and the police to provide them with accurate, timely information during floods, a new survey shows.
Yothu Yindi and the Treaty Project Lismore City Hall | Saturday | 7.30pm | $65 It’s been twenty-five years since Yothu Yindi released Treaty, a landmark song that sent a message right to the heart of Australia about the need... Read More →
Pardon my Protestant upbringing, but I have always considered nuns in head-to-toe black burkas – oops, I mean habits – to be creepy in the extreme. So this new-age horror flick, set in a monastery, was guaranteed to give me... Read More →
Curious Byron Brewery | Saturday | 6pm till midnight The team behind Nudge Nudge Wink Wink present CURIOUS – a new concept night that sees them make over the outside and indoor spaces at the Byron Brewery. The good people... Read More →
When I first started watching Handmaid’s Tale, I thought it was simply a disturbing fairytale set in a totalitarian society where fertility is controlled through the oppression and subjugation of women as breeding stock.
A new local social enterprise is aiming to solve the problem of isolation and disconnection within neighbourhoods through home-cooked food.
The Wollongbar-Alstonville Pioneers have won the Far North Coast rugby union premiership for the fifth year running by beating Lennox Head on Saturday in Lismore. The Pioneers won the close-fought game 19–14 after scoring three tries to two. Ben Damen,... Read More →
The Mullumbimby Giants Junior Rugby League finished a good year on a high note when the U/10s won the grandfinal on the weekend. The team was undefeated throughout the year, taking out the minor premiership, so the win was icing... Read More →
After a week where the sky leaked more than the Turnbull cabinet the Shand series invisible committee ordered a pitch inspection before the first semi-final between the Lennox Head Ripstarters and the Suffolk Swingers. Merlin and the Central Scrutiniser waved... Read More →
The Byron Bay FC third division Wildcats have played themselves into the grandfinal after a sensational come-from-behind win in tough conditions at Lismore Workers last Friday night. The game was a fast-paced end-to-end affair with both teams looking capable of... Read More →
The Byron Bay Magpie AFL sides will look to make it a double-premiership day when they take on Ballina Bombers teams in the grandfinals at the Cavanbah Centre this Saturday from 10.30. The senior team has had a week off... Read More →
Safya on Fletcher Street in Byron is my not-so-secret local obsession and a place I love to retreat to often, particularly when I’m craving proper home-style cooking without actually having to lift a pot or pan myself! I was asked recently,... Read More →
Byron Guitar Festival | Byron Brewery | 6 & 7 October The Byron Guitar Festival is just a month away and tuning up for some epic playing is Steve Merry of the Fumes. Steve doesn’t really like talking about music... Read More →
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 Nov Last week saw Mullum Music Festival’s Youth Mentorship open for nominations for the 2018 event. The mentorship offers young musicians a unique and very pivotal experience to work alongside an industry peer. Along with... Read More →