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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

Welcome back to the Brunswick Picture House Brett and Chris from the Brunswick Picture House, and their entire team, believe...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

Welcome back to the Brunswick Picture House Brett and Chris from the Brunswick Picture House, and their entire team, believe...

Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

At this morning's COVID-19 update press conference, Concord and Nepean Hospitals lung specialist Dr Lucy Morgan gave an update on COVID-19. Dr Morgan says she works as part of a team of people looking after patients with COVID.

RATs to the rescue: understanding our transition to rapid antigen testing

At-home testing kits herald a new phase of pandemic management – but how do they work? Pivoting quickly from the...

Is your water off in Lennox Head?

Ballina Council says that water supply is temporarily unavailable to properties on Pinnacle Row, and parts of Ballina Street, Lennox Head due to a water main break on North Creek Road that occurred this morning.

Rapid antigen test shortages across the country

As you’ve no doubt heard, people in NSW are now allowed to test themselves for COVID-19 using a rapid antigen test (RAT), rather than lining up at a testing centre. There’s just one problem: no one has any RATs.

Stop Forestry Corporation causing ‘serious and irreversible harm’ to burnt out State Forests

A leaked report revealed that the independent report from the Natural Resources Commission’s to the NSW government to stop logging areas hardest hit by the Black Summer bushfires had been ignored.

June 24, 2015

Issue 30.02

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Out of the Ash

Ash Grunwald, who plays the Byron Theatre Friday 3rd of July, says the writing of his new album was 'influenced by my life over the last couple of years, and something that has influenced my world view has been the anti-CSG movement .'


Live Music Roundup – June 25, 2015

An acoustic evening for Nepal Musicians and Byron locals coming together to support the rebuilding of Nepal. The lineup will include locals Kyle Lionhart and Luke Morris, Brisbane artist Angaharad Drake and Uki artist TJ Quinton. This all-ages alcohol-free acoustic...


Mullum juniors crazy for tennis

Awesome sport shots - Send in yours to: [email protected] – Winners are crazed grinners: Mullumbimby Madness Div 3 lived up to their name after defeating Ballina in the grand final of the district championships last weekend.


Hundreds displaced by a famous coathanger

The Floating Garden by Emma Ashmere (Spinifex Press $26.95). Review by Sarah Armstrong I must have driven over the Sydney Harbour Bridge hundreds of times, and have heard the familiar stories of the anxiously awaited moment when the two arches met, and...


Sex, death, cheese and chickens: a rural memoir

Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer by Antonia Murphy (Text Publishing, $32.99). Review by Mandy Nolan Moving to the country to run a twee little farm is the dream of many a city slicker tired of the meaningless commute to work...


Forum seeks practical ways to reduce carbon emissions

While Australian governments are undermining the renewable-energy sector, there’s positive action from local not-for-profit groups and Byron Shire Council.


Knickers in a knot over Byron’s mulfunctioning loos

Byron Bay's much-hyped 'loos with views' are not so much fun when the user becomes the view as the doors spontaneously open midstream. But the council promises it is on the job.


Culture Roundup – June 24, 2015

Family fun day in Byron Byron Bay Football Club are having their annual Family Fun Day this Saturday at the Rec grounds in Byron from 9am. There will be a jumping castle, sausage sizzle, other fun activities and games all day,...


The river of song

Cry Me a River, Moon River, Like a Bridge Over Troubled Waters… there are so many songs inspired by rivers. Bello Winter Music takes you down to the river to pray. The beautiful Bellinger River that runs through the town...


When Everything Sings

Everything Sings Tonight is the newest offering of Australia’s most strikingly poetic songsmith, Lucie Thorne. What is it about your chemistry with Hamish Stuart that just works – are there other people you have this with? I feel like a pretty...


Murwillumbah’s country cousins!

The sleepy streets of Murwillumbah are set to come alive this October when singer/songwriter and now festival director Lou Bradley presents the first Murwillumbah Country Roots Festival. What makes Murwillumbah the perfect setting for your Country Roots Festival? To me, Murwillumbah...


Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: How to Disconnect

The 10 Commandments of World Domination How do you turn back a boat full of refugees without recognising their suffering and giving them asylum? How do you drive past a homeless person in your brand new Mercedes without the slightest...


Gone are the days of the bain-marie

Australia’s clubs are increasingly serving better food, with Ballina’s RSL even offering a degustation menu. The Ballina RSL Club’s new executive chef Blake Seymour is no stranger to our readers as he was the former sous chef at The Byron...


TreadLightly on the planet by recycling school shoes

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and something special for your birthday. Member...

1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.

No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’ markets every week. Both Coles and...