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Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.

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COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

Grow yourself on a farm tour

S Haslam  The most memorable experiences, those that enrich our lives and take us in new directions, are often hands-on...

Forest blockade stops logging at Wild Cattle Creek

A tree-sitter a the Newry Native Forest Blockade has stopped NSW Forestry Corporation (FCNSW) from logging native forest an hour and a half west of Coffs Harbour in Wild Cattle Creek state forest this morning.

No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

Echo ad leads to AVO arrest of Council activist

Vocal Council critic and longtime activist, John Anderson, aka Fast Buck$, was arrested last Friday night for allegedly breaching his Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) by an Echo ad.

Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but...

October 3, 2018

Issue 33.17

Download PDF (14MB) Jump to: Local News | Byron Shire Council Notices | Comment | Letters | Articles | School Holidays | The Good Life | Good Taste | Echo Property | Seven | Live Music | Culture | Stars | Cinema | Gig Guide | Service Directory | Classifieds | Community at Work | Sport | Backlash

In this Issue:

Interview with Husky Gawenda and Gideon Preiss of Husky

Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 November Every two years new artists step up to the plate to be the patron of everyone’s favourite little festival: Mullum Music. This year Husky Gawenda and Gideon Preiss of Husky have thrown their hat into...


Interview with Richard Todd director of Dying to Live

Byron Film Festival | Byron Theatre | 21 October Dying to Live is the new documentary by the filmmaker who brought you Frackman. In Dying to Live Todd follows the lives of everyday Australians awaiting organ donation. His goal was to...


Interview with Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore and Michelle Grace Hunder from Her...

Her Story Her Sound | Brunswick Picture House | 11 October The underrepresentation of women in the music industry – from festival lineups to management – has been in the media of late calling attention to the barriers and challenges...


Interview with British India

Byron Bay Guitar Festival | Byron Brewery | 6–7 October British India emerged from the Melbourne underground 11 years ago and went on to become one of Australia’s most successful independent rock acts. With four Top 10 albums to their...


Cinema review: Ladies in Black

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd7aD7F2QCg Bruce Beresford is one of Australia’s finest filmmakers. Well into his seventies, in this he has directed the sort of movie that, if your life experience does not include blood-drenched gunfights and car chases, you wish you could see...


A roundup of cultural events in the Byron Shire and beyond...

A roundup of the coming cultural events in the Byron hire and beyond


Mullum’s own sculpture festival takes shape

Is Mullumbimby becoming the cultural centre of the northern rivers? That was the hope expressed by NSW parliamentary secretary for northern NSW Ben Franklin (Nationals) when he gave $5,000 to Creative Mullum on Tuesday morning.


Food-waste program to roll out

Locally based environmental consultants Coolplanet have been awarded a $59,500 grant from Love Food Hate Waste, to reduce food waste throughout Byron Shire.


Interview with Darren O’Donnell and Alice Fleming from All the Sex...

All the Sex I’ve Ever Had | HOTA on the Gold Coast | 4–5 October Six over-65-year-old Gold Coast locals share their lives in a new show All the Sex I’ve Ever Had at HOTA this week. First performed in Germany by...


Cinema review: Transit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoRUYZUXkzU&t=11s Beaucoup de bouquets are once more in order for J’aimee Skippon-Volke and the crew that bring us the Byron Bay International Film Festival. Because cinephiles cannot rely entirely on camp Marvel violence and cheesy rom-coms for stimulation, J’aimee has...


Live Music in The Byron Shire for the week starting October...

A round-up of the coming music events in the Byron Shire and beyond


Dogs and their pet humans invited to brekky

Pooches and their pals are invited to Byron Shire’s inaugural free Dog’s Breakfast this Sunday October 7.


Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: I am Bogan

Last week someone, let’s say a man, on social media called me a bogan. And a cunt. It was meant to shame me. To humiliate me. To put me in my place. To remind me that not only am...


Byron Master surfers make world’s top five

Byron Shire surfers Pauline Menczer, Jodie Cooper and Gary Elkerton finished in equal third, equal fifth and equal fifth respectively at the invitational Azores Airlines World Masters Championship last month. Australians Rob Bain, Layne Beachley and Dave Macaulay all won...


Free surf and SUP lessons for locals

Lets Go Surfing are offering free lessons for locals this month to thank the  community for their support over the years.  ‘We live and work in the local community and have the privilege of teaching surfing and SUP. Free Residents...


Snowboard team win bronze at nationals

The Byron Bay High School Snowboard team made up of twins Jarra and Kai Millis has won a bronze medal at the Interschools National Championships held at Perisher Valley. Both twins raced incredibly hard during the Bordercross; however, Jarra had...


Matilda wins more gold and silver

Matilda Vial won herself three medals at the Combined Independent Schools primary athletics state championships held in Sydney in mid-September. Matilda came first in long jump, first in the 200 metres and second in the 100 metres sprint. Matilda will next...


di Vino

Where’s this sign? Up in the air, outside a new Italian place that’s opened at the surf end of Fletcher St, Byron. They have a copper bar with beautiful green tiles, a range of cocktails, wine by the glass...


The Italian Byron Bay: Me Amore

Words and photos by Terase Davidson: Taste Byron Bay We all need to make the time to go to The Italian Byron Bay for a little ‘Me Amore’. We started our evening on Saturday with cocktails because hey, why not! I...


No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in every imaginable institution, by courageous...

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...


Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may make laws regarding health, but...