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June 25, 2021

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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

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.

Other News

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Climate Change, Coal and the Flushing Toilet

Sometimes I wonder why people seem to have stopped caring about climate change. Is it because it’s too big? Is it because we have a Prime Minister who is in a dirty love triangle with coal and gas? Or is it the convenience of the flushing toilet?

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough...

Brisbane’s COVID-19 community case update – Alpha variant confirmed

Queensland Health says that genome sequencing results have confirmed the Brisbane COVID-19 case reported on Sunday (20 June) is the Alpha variant.

MusicNSW appoints Nino for regional representation

MusicNSW is endeavouring to support regional music and musicians by appointing seven Regional Music Officers (RMOs) across the state.

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state...

Cartoon of the week – 23 June, 2021

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In this Issue:

Wellbeing by Starlight

Twice a year Global Healing presents The Starlight Wellbeing Expo, a best-in-show of alternative healing modalities available in our region. Event director Raym Richards spoke with Seven about his upcoming Expo.

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Meraki Bistro – Chef Dino Georgakopoulas

The Greek diet is traditional Mediterranean eating based around simple, fresh, flavoursome ingredients resulting in a tasty healthy cuisine. Throw in sweeping views and Meraki is a winning combination.

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The not-so-beautiful game

Byron Bay’s Park Hotel Rams headed down the coast to Lennox Head on Friday evening for what was generally expected to be a comfortable win in both grades over their less fancied neighbours.

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The Great Beauty

Better late than never to see this sensual, sometimes surreal but unapologetically self-aware and deeply melancholy film The Great Beauty, from Italy’s Paolo Sorrentino.

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Weekend Roundup April 10

There's is nothing like a bit of circus to get the excitement ball rolling and this weekend roundup features a great showcase for all the family.

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The Yacht Club DJs

The Yacht Club DJs, whose Facebook description simply says, ‘Super Rad DJs are playing Byron this week,’ so we had a quick chat with them on their way down the coast.

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Woman in her Chambers at Bluesfest

There’s a moment in most artists’ young lives when they realise music will shape their future and define who they are. Kasey Chambers didn’t have to wait for that moment; music is part of her DNA.

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The Lego Movie

Imagine being left in the blocks at the start of a hundred-metre dash and looking up to see Usain Bolt already halfway down the track.

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The joy of uke with Miss Amber and Stuke

On- and offstage partnership, the delightful Miss Amber and the dapper Stukulele, launch their new album on Friday at Mullumbimby’s Poinciana Cafe.

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They’re changing the guard in Byron Bay

There was a changing of the guard in Byron Bay’s thrilling 22–20 win against Ballina in the opening round of Far North Coast Rugby on Saturday.

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North-coast artists and activists join Pilliga protest

On Saturday north-coast artists performed at Barkala Farm in the Pilliga, where a 'Party at Maria's Place' concert was held to support to local residents united to protest expansion of CSG and coal mining in north-west NSW.

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Byron councillor raises mining impacts on local water

The possible contamination of waterways from gas mining at the proposed Bentley site, just west of Lismore, has sparked a motion by Byron Shire Greens Cr Duncan Dey at this Thursday’s council meeting.

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Brunswick Buccaneer boat given a year to float

The tedious and complicated bureaucracy that nearly sank Brunswick Buccaneer boat hire may soon be over. Well, for a year at least.

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‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.