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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Developers push swamp boundaries – will council push back?

It has once again been left to residents to raise serious issues in relation to a development application (DA) that is pushing to overdevelop at 6 Keats Street, Byron Bay at the expense of the environment, in particular the Cumbebin Swamp.

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news late this afternoon (April 20) that a 370kg tuna ...

Lismore City Council declares housing emergency, wants more units

A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

August 20, 2013

Issue 28.11

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In this Issue:

Finding her Tribe

Mandy Nolan My mountain greets your mountain, my river greets your river, my Tribe greets your Tribe. Prepare to be immersed in the powerful sounds of Moana and the Tribe under the stars at Boomerang. Moana Maniapoto has one of the...


For the Earthlings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW3gunMSCu4&bpctr=1377047884 Byron Bay artist, author and animal activist Celeste Knight, at just 91 years of age, has toiled for at least 60 of those years in support of our furred, feathered and finned family. She is so passionate about the...


Tweed Tigers take out Magpies

Joe Davidson The Byron Coopers Magpies didn’t finish the season as planned on Saturday when they were defeated by reigning premiers, the Tweed Tigers. Byron went down fighting in an afternoon of footy interrupted by light showers at Ballina. The ball...


Mullum High shows heart in Shield

Max Binkley In the recent annual Under-16s Titans Shield played in Ballina the Mullumbimby High School team showed just what they’re made of. Mullum had a tough draw with their two games to be played back to back. The boys had...


Their satanic majesties’ quest for title resurrected

They say that a week can be a long time in politics (it’s like Chinese water torture at the moment), and it proved to be so also for the Byron Bay Red Devils on Saturday at Lismore’s Crozier Field....


Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.