A 41-year-old man has been charged with indecent assault after an incident at the Great Northern Hotel in Byron Bay in the early hours of Sunday morning, September 16.
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 November Saints, Sisters & Silence Irish two-hander Saint Sister sees Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty create music that draws from early Celtic harp traditions, 60s folk, and electronic pop to create what they dub ‘atmosfolk’ –... Read More →
Empowering women in India from right here What does it take to change people’s lives? Around $2,700 a month. For that very modest amount, Brunswick Heads residents Graeme Batterbury and Wendy Royston have been running a charity in rural India... Read More →
Drill Hall, Mullumbimby | Friday 28 Sep till Sunday 14 October | Q & A with Tommy Murphy Sunday September 30 The woman who gave Mark Colvin her kidney Writer Tommy Murphy has penned an extraordinary piece of theatre that tells the story of... Read More →
The NSW government has set 'aggressive' new international visitor targets for its Visitor Economy Industry Action Plan with a regional NSW target of $20 billion by 2020.
Former councillor and local historian Frank Mills AOM has supported claims that past actions of Council over forty years ago contributed to current flooding issues.
Richard Burford, Tyagarah I am a Tyagarah resident. For several months, I’ve been attending the Byron Bay Safe Beaches Meetings, in regard to the isolated stretch of Tyagarah beach from Grays Lane to Sunrise. For a short time after the... Read More →
Naturalist Debra Lee Conomy wants people attending the beach at Tyagarah to not be fazed by incidents such as public and unsolicited masturbation. I guess that makes stalking and unsolicited sexual invitations ok too.
Matt Hanley & Friends: Menaissance album launch Court House Hotel, Mullumbimby | Saturday | $20 As a session guitarist Matt Hanley has played with some impressive artists, including Brian Cadd, Jenny Morris, Doug Parkinson, Troy Cassar-Daley, and a whole lot... Read More →
Do you remember the interview given by John Millman after he’d beaten Roger Federer at the US Open? Almost apologetic, it seemed quintessentially Australian in its cap-doffing modesty – which is a vaguely annoying trait of this rom-com’s protagonist. Ronnie... Read More →
A documentary that follows acclaimed Indigenous musician Dan Sultan and nine Indigenous Australian Rangers as they travel to Kenya to share knowledge, culture and music with Maasai rangers will have its world premiere at the Byron Community Centre.
On Thursday, September 13, the Byron Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with The Sticky Wicket Bar and Enova Energy for its monthly networking event from 5pm till 7pm.
The Byron Bay Guitar Festival is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year.
The owners of Broken Head Quarry have agreed to an Enforceable Undertaking with the state government to rehabilitate and revegetate the site's bushland by mid-2019.
A 15-year-old Ocean Shores male was arrested at Byron Bay last Friday and charged with GBH over an alleged assault against another teenager at a party in a disused railway tunnel.
Catfish, Toto & Vaccines: This is what Falls is made of! Falls Festival at North Byron Parklands 31 Dec till 2 Jan. The summer of festivals is just months away, with Falls Festival a must on the calendar for those... Read More →
Yothu Yindi and the Treaty Project Lismore City Hall | Saturday | 7.30pm | $65 It’s been twenty-five years since Yothu Yindi released Treaty, a landmark song that sent a message right to the heart of Australia about the need... Read More →
Pardon my Protestant upbringing, but I have always considered nuns in head-to-toe black burkas – oops, I mean habits – to be creepy in the extreme. So this new-age horror flick, set in a monastery, was guaranteed to give me... Read More →
Curious Byron Brewery | Saturday | 6pm till midnight The team behind Nudge Nudge Wink Wink present CURIOUS – a new concept night that sees them make over the outside and indoor spaces at the Byron Brewery. The good people... Read More →
When I first started watching Handmaid’s Tale, I thought it was simply a disturbing fairytale set in a totalitarian society where fertility is controlled through the oppression and subjugation of women as breeding stock.
A new local social enterprise is aiming to solve the problem of isolation and disconnection within neighbourhoods through home-cooked food.
The Byron Bay Solar Train will not be operating for six days. Scheduled maintenance involving levelling of the three-kilometre section of track will be undertaken during this time.
The Wollongbar-Alstonville Pioneers have won the Far North Coast rugby union premiership for the fifth year running by beating Lennox Head on Saturday in Lismore. The Pioneers won the close-fought game 19–14 after scoring three tries to two. Ben Damen,... Read More →
The Mullumbimby Giants Junior Rugby League finished a good year on a high note when the U/10s won the grandfinal on the weekend. The team was undefeated throughout the year, taking out the minor premiership, so the win was icing... Read More →
After a week where the sky leaked more than the Turnbull cabinet the Shand series invisible committee ordered a pitch inspection before the first semi-final between the Lennox Head Ripstarters and the Suffolk Swingers. Merlin and the Central Scrutiniser waved... Read More →