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New COVID-19 cases in Byron, Kyogle and Casino

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified on the North Coast of NSW casting doubt over Byron Shire coming out of lockdown at midnight.

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Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has put in place a plan to deal with the cane toad population in the area. Along with the not-for-profit organisation Watergum, Tweed Shire has launched a project for collecting toads that will begin in October.

Covid 19 virus fragments in Ballina Shire and Grafton sewage

The Northern NSW Local Health District says fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 were detected in samples taken from the North and South Grafton sewage treatment plants on 24 September.

Biggest corporate greenwashers revealed by Greenpeace

According to a new analysis by Greenpeace, most of Australia’s highest-emitting companies that have implemented net-zero emission commitments do not have any will to meet their target.

Large Wilsons Creek Community Title given green light

Plans for a 15-lot housing development in Wilsons Creek will proceed to the next stage of the planning process, without further amendment, despite the community expressing concerns around flooding and traffic safety.

New COVID-19 cases in Byron, Kyogle and Casino

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified on the North Coast of NSW casting doubt over Byron Shire coming out of lockdown at midnight.

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Baker Boy to appear at Boomerang 2019

Baker Boy is just on of the awesome acts you can catch this year at Boomerang, the festival within a festival at Bluesfest

Xavier Rudd at Boomerang

Xavier Rudd, Australian Musician, activist and surfer is an artist of both imagination and conscience. Xavier Rudd's ability to marry uplifting melodies with thought-provoking themes and concepts produced music that, one way or another, makes you feel good.

Out came a (Thelma) Plum

One of the very special artists at Boomerang Festival is the recently unearthed indie roots artist Thelma Plum. Dug out by Triple J, this woman who cites Marianne Faithful as a major influence has an effortlessly beautiful mind-blowing, ear-thrilling voice, and a presence that will transfix you. Seven spoke with Ms Plum on the eve of her Boomerang show.

When Busby Met Marou

In the couple of years since the release of their debut self-titled album, Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou have travelled the far four corners of the globe making friends. They’re on the road again and will celebrate the October 4 release of their new album Farewell Fitzroy by playing at Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang: Jerome Kavanagh – NZ

Te Haa Aio is music, dance, theatre and stories all rolled into an intimate journey. Be astounded by the lullaby of an ancient whale tooth or the wind instruments of an albatross wing. Hear the sound of more than 40 different Maori musical first instruments of Aotearoa,

SOS: Slip-on Stereo the band to see

Funky and fresh faced, Brisbane-based four-piece band Slip-on Stereo has been considered the ‘band to see’ since breaking onto the scene in early 2012. Self-described as ‘summer sounds’, their style is a unique blend of pop, funk, RnB, reggae and anything else they feel inspired to throw in the mix.

The Roach Approach

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ewkw3UpB54 Mandy Nolan Archie Roach is one of Australia’s beloved singer/songwriters with a voice and sensibility that is this country’s most important songline. He chats with...

A Festival of Engagement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhgDqY7_RGs Mandy Nolan Boomerang Festival have just made their first artist announcement with headlines Gurrumul, Shellie Morris, The Medics, Thelma Plum, Ernie Dingo and Sean Choolburra...

Yanyuwa Women sing up their story for Boomerang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdEvTMMFOvU Mandy Nolan Shellie Morris has been called a 'chanteuse of rare seriousness and grace'. This unique artist has traversed the most glamorous world stages to...

The circular economy in action

Life Cykel is a versatile, forward thinking and high ethos company that focuses on harnessing the circular economy and the great potential that mushrooms possess to create quality products for human, and planetary, health.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 September, 2021

Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen. 

Organic local Koala Tea

Koala Tea has won several awards over the years and has been inducted into the ACO Organic Hall of Fame.

Organic Forrest

Pioneers of the organic food movement, David Forrest and Sue Mangan have been farming in Federal since 1978.