A newly formed organisation focused on supporting Indigenous elders to bring awareness of cultural appropriation through an event protocol was launched last Friday at the Byron Bay Community Centre (BBCC).
Forty local brands, located in the Habitat development, donated the equivalent of ten per cent of their Christmas sales to help the Community Showers and Homeless Breakfast programs, which take place in Byron Bay each week.
Further to last week’s story regarding the suspension of a stallholder by Byron Community Market managers, the Byron Bay Community Centre (BBCC) has provided written evidence of the five complainants to The Echo.
Rohena Duncombe, Byron Bay. I have a long association with the BBCC professionally and as a volunteer. Unlike the Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre it does not receive ongoing government funding and is not eligible, for historic reasons, to do so. In... Read More →
Have you ever thought to try your hand at a little drumming? Well now is your chance...
A north coast Liberal MLC launched an extraordinary attack on a Byron Shire Councillor and the Byron Bay Community Centre under parliamentary privilege in the Upper House on Wednesday.
Cat Seddon, team leader, community services, Byron Community Centre. I agree with Nicki Yazdi (Byron youth homelessness not a ‘gypsy lifestyle’) when she says there is little to romanticise about for those experiencing homelessness in Byron Bay.
Saturday saw people turn up in numbers to Railway Park, Byron Bay, for the Byron Community Centre’s free feast called Breaking Bread.
David Sweet, secretary, Byron Bay Community Association. The current Byron Bay markets discussion is being painted as a left v right council brawl.
The fourth annual Byron Bay Surf Festival at the weekend celebrated surfing culture in classic Byron Bay style with hundreds of locals and visitors enjoying the spring sunshine to explore displays, workshops and music, and the release of a rescued... Read More →
David Sweet, President, BBCA. I write on behalf of the committee of management of the Byron Bay Community Association to publicly recognise and thank Don Page for his contribution to the Byron Community Centre, and for his tireless work for the Byron Bay community.
The Community Table Cafe & Bar, in the courtyard at the Byron Community Centre, has received $5,000 from Future2 foundation to help local youth develop skills and improve their employment prospects.
Kicking off the Byron Bay Surf Festival tonight is the Australian premiere of Bella Vita, featuring surfer, artist, and environmentalist Chris Del Moro on a pilgrimage back to his ancestral homeland, Italy.
Zoë Keating is a one woman orchestra. She uses a cello and a foot controlled laptop to record layer upon layer of cello, creating intricate, haunting and compelling music. Zoë is known for both her use of technology –... Read More →