Award-winning documentary filmmaker David Bradbury's latest film The Crater tells the powerful story of a Vietnam war veteran's quest to find the bodies of 42 enemy soldiers he helped bury after a fierce battle. WATCH VIDEO
VIDEO: For 20 years, Byron Youth Service has run programs, courses, events and activities which have acted as an incubator for the area’s youngsters. But much of that is under threat from funding cuts, so the youngsters rallied to raise funds.
The 26th annual Bluesfest, which drew more than 100,000 people to its Tyagarah site over the Easter weekend and featured almost 1,000 performers in 89 bands, wrapped up last night, with organisers and performers hailing it a big success.
The push for renewable energy in Byron shire took another inspiring leap at the Byron Solar Revolution symposium on Saturday. And In a solar future, as Professor Tim Flannery told locals, Byron could be in front as the first place on the east coast to greet the sun. WATCH VIDEO
The widespread and soaking rain of the past week caused minor flooding around Byron shire, which kept State Emergency Service units and their volunteers as well as police rescuers on standby and busy for the clean up. WATCH VIDEO
VIDEO: Shamanic medicine and plant culture was the focus of the Somara Shamanic Medicine Forum held in Byron Bay yesterday. Interest in shamanic practices, which have been with us for millennia, is growing in Australia and western countries.
VIDEO: The annual Starlight Wellbeing Expo at Bangalow yesterday drew many people searching for something a little different to everyday life, featuring speakers on spirituality, healing, astronomy, plus Tibetan chanting, workshops, gourmet vegetarian food, music and more.
VIDEO Thousands of music and arts lovers from all around the world made the annual pilgrimage to the second Falls Festival to be held in Byron shire, a sold-out four-day extravaganza of chilled-out vibes and sounds from some of the edgiest Australian and overseas performers.
Former Greens MLC Ian Cohen, from Broken Head, was about to start a surfing safari in Sri Lanka in 2004 when he was caught in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people and devastated large parts of the country.
Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.
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