It’s about culture, it’s about creative and it is about caring for your community. The Encounter Byron project is building on the foundations of the Kulchajam space to be a ‘showcase of the emerging culture of Byron,’ according to director Adam Collett.
It may have started as a way of recording the early life story and romance of her and husband Jim for her children, but it quickly turned into something far more.
Much-loved Byron identity Malcolm Dadd died last week.
Two men have been charged with large commercial drug supply following an investigation in the state’s far north.
Byron shire councillors voted 8–1 last week to ‘write to our local members of parliament calling for a coordinated national approach to managing coastal hazards…
Byron Bay has tightened its grip on a finals berth in the far north coast rugby competition after a 34–6 win against Lennox Head on Saturday. Playing in front of a home crowd on their charity day Byron posted six... Read More →
John Campbell It’s a bit late in the day for Byron’s Red Devils to be showing their true colours, but it is immensely satisfying to see the boys at last rack up some hard-earned wins. Before a crowd of 3,814,... Read More →
This Sunday July 30 the RDA is opening its gates from 10am till 3pm so that you can find out more about what they do, meet their horses and pick up some horse poo for the garden.
Get down and gritty is the message from Planet Ark for this year’s National Tree Day as they encourage people to get inspired by nature and plant trees this Sunday July 30.
No Fixed Abode gives a voice and a face to the many homeless people who struggle to find housing, food and stability. It will be launched at the Byron Writers Festival on Saturday August 5.
Helping children and vulnerable communities in South Africa is what the Kindling Foundation does and now you have a chance to get involved. Jen Kyna
What do the wild girls do? Your chance to find out is coming to Byron Bay on Tuesday, July 18 with the screening of the Dirty Girls Adventure film tour.
After breaking her back and being told she would never walk again, Byron's 'pocket rocket' Lisa Parkes-Jetha taught herself to walk – and eventually train – again. Now she is one of just 60 competitors to have made the cut for a new TV show, Australian Ninja Warrior.
A cyclist remains in a critical condition following an accident in Byron Bay yesterday. But police are now unsure of whether he collided with a car, as was earlier reported.
First it was battling the high rise – now it is the suburban sprawl. The DA for West Byron's first suburban subdivision is currently on exhibition and concerned residents are coming together this Monday July 3 at the Byron Community Centre at 6pm to learn how to make informed submissions on the DA.
Launching Plastic Free July this Saturday 1 July at Main Beach in Byron Bay there will be a beach cleanup from 9am to 11am.
Over 1000 people headed to Cape Byron Lighthouse on Sunday to learn more about whales and join in the official humpback whale count for 2017 while enjoying the perfect whaling weather.
It is time to count the whales at Cape Byron lighthouse this Sunday 25 June. Bring along your binoculars and help count the whales and update and display the tallies throughout the day.
From Byron Bay to Notre Dame, Paris! At the entrance, police openly tout heavy machine guns, casually monitoring the swarm of idle visitors and devout churchgoers in the great stone plaza.
Local scientist and activist Jungle Jenn, aka Jennifer Croes, will be at the Byron library on Tuesday 27 June to talk about her work in the illegal wildlife trade. The talk will look at the role people can play when they go shopping and how their ethical tourism and purchasing choices have an impact on the environment.
Highlighting the need for action on the increasing tourist pressure on Byron Bay, Councillor Paul Spooner was featured the ABC as part of a program looking at the increased pressure that short term rentals are putting on the housing market and infrastructure.
Young people are invited to get a 'sneak peak' into the new Creative Hub being launched in Byron Industrial Estate this Saturday. Free live music, live interactive graff art, projected film clips, Ableton live demonstration will be taking place.
The NDIS is rolling out in the Northern Rivers region from July 1 and independent organisation, My Choice Matters, is providing free workshops in Ballina, Lismore and Byron Bay to look at how to get the best out of the change in funding.
Parenting a child with a developmental delay or a disability can be challenging for the child, parents and family. The Stepping Stopes program is one approach to help carers and parents manage a child’s challenging behaviour
Taking to the airwaves, speaking at film festivals and appearing on TV are just some of the experiences that Arlian Ecker’s is having as he makes his film ‘Plastic Alarm’ that raises awareness of the dangers of plastic in the ocean.