An introduction to endurance horse riding was held last Saturday at the North Byron Parklands site, which showcased the grounds as a multi-use site. Event organiser and Tweed-Byron Trail Horse Riders Club secretary Debra Minto said 30 riders took their... Read More →
Mat Morris, GM, North Byron Parklands North Byron Parklands’ application for permanency has been on public exhibition for the past 8 weeks and during that time a few people have asked me why the application wasn’t lodged with Bryon Shire... Read More →
Tweed Shire Council has raised concerns to the state government over noise issues and the proposed hike in patron numbers under a $46 million plan for the permanent use of the North Byron Parklands cultural-events site at Yelgun for events catering up to 50,000 people.
Department of Planning and Environment staff faced a group of Yelgun residents last Friday at the Ocean Shores Shopping Centre over plans by North Byron Parklands to up their festival capacity to 50,000 and secure it as a permanent festival site.
Galigali Perkins, South Golden Beach. It has been wonderful to read about Brunswick Heads and Bangalow communities managing to stop paid parking in their towns – I don’t live in either place but have signed their petitions. I live in... Read More →
The government has put plans up for a permanent home for the North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Festival.
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. Well the Planning and Assessment Commission (PAC) has granted a 20-month extension to the trial of the North Byron Parklands (Splendour in the Grass) mega development. What a surprise! At the PAC’s recent public hearing at Ocean Shores the only submissions... Read More →
North Byron Parklands, home to Falls Festival and Splendour in the Grass, has been granted a 20-month extension to its five-year trial by the independent Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).
Approval of the North Byron Parklands site 20 month extension, where both Falls Festival and Splendour are held, was subject to a public hearing on Tuesday, 29 August to hear community input ad concerns about the future use.
The Falls Festival line up that was recently announced and is scheduled for the North Byron Parklands site in Yelgun from December 31 to January 2 (20118) does not yet have approval for any events after December 31 2017.
North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour/Falls festival in Yelgun, have reduced event days and patron numbers in their submission to become a permanent venue for outdoor events.
The company behind Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Music and Arts Festival wants the right to hold events of up to 50,000 people - up from 35,000 - at the North Byron Parklands site on a permanent basis.
Tweed Shire Council has raised serious concerns over flooding, noise and traffic issues with a proposed 20-month extension to the five-year trial for the Splendour in the Grass music-festival site at Yelgun.
With North Byron Parklands (Parklands) now in its final year of operation under the current trial approval from the Department of Planning and Environment it is seeking a 20-month extension while simultaneously asking for an expansion.
North Byron Parklands (NBP) management say that 51 people braved the heat and attended the Parklands community information meeting and Q&A on Sunday afternoon.
Stephen Nuske, South Golden Beach On Saturday I attended a meeting at South Golden Beach “community” hall regarding North Byron Parklands’ application for permanency. My brother-in-law came with me. We have both recently purchased homes at South Golden Beach. I am also... Read More →
Around 120 people packed the South Golden Beach Community Centre on Saturday (February 4) to express their concerns at North Byron Parklands’ (NBP) intention to be declared a state significant development and a permanent music festival site.
Multinational festival promoter Live Nation has bought a 51 per cent interest in Secret Sounds Group, the Australian company led by Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco that produces Splendour and Falls festivals.
Sue Arnold, co-ordinator, Australians for Animals Inc. North Byron Parklands now seeks to ensure that the Yelgun festival site will be given consent as a state significant development, for permanency. Their preliminary application details approval will be sought for 12... Read More →
Sue Arnold Co ordinator Australians for Animals Inc, Ocean Shores. Given the extraordinary statements by Mat Morris quoted in relation to the Land & Environment Court’s refusal to grant permanency consent to Parklands to hold festivals for 50,000 patrons, serious... Read More →
Owners of the North Byron Parklands festival site have defended their decision to take the NSW planning minister to court to seek permanent event approvals from the state government instead of Byron Shire Council.
Move over Burning Man and Coachella, Splendour in the Grass festival will be launching an interactive art installation for this year’s event. Mambo’s Screaming Guitar stands at five metres high with a two metre-long tongue for festival-goers to slide down,... Read More →
North Byron Parklands (NBP), home of Splendour in the Grass and Byron’s Falls Festival, has received permission to vary the noise controls on music events held there.
A thousand native trees are currently being planted at the site as part of North Byron Parklands’ ongoing bush revegetation program. The planting will be completed by local bush regenerators with the support of trainees interested in habitat restoration.
Plans to amend sound management at the North Byron Parklands festival site have again sparked residents into action. This time, it’s a request to increase the top-end frequencies, while the lower end will be ‘established’ at a certain frequency.