Organisers of Splendour in the Grass are calling on the federal government to release critically needed funds to assist the arts sector. According to www.arts.gov.au, ‘On 26 September, the Government announced $22.9 million in 2020–21 to support Australia’s national cultural institutions during... Read More →
Over 37.15ha of ecologically significant land has been gifted to the Billinudgel Nature Reserve by North Byron Parklands.
Falls Festival will donate $20 from every ticket sold to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) until midnight of Christmas Eve.
Falls and Splendour in the Grass festivals will have a permanent home and an increase in size after the state’s Independent Planning Commission signed-off on a $42-million development application for North Byron Parklands. The approval will see both Splendour and Falls increase in size to 50,000 and 35,000 punters respectively .
A public meeting held by the Independent Planning Commission this week heard that North Byron Parklands wants to see 50,000 patrons at Splendour, 35,000 punters at Falls as well as up to 25,000 at three other events during the year.
Two residents groups are urging the public to attend an upcoming meeting by a government agency to hear community’s concerns over allowing a Yelgun festival site permission for 50,000 patrons. The State Significant application by the North Byron Parklands is... Read More →
The State Significant application for a permanent home for music, arts and cultural events in northern NSW by North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival, has been referred to independent Planning Commission (IPC) for final determination.
Local songman Uncle Magpie’s long-held dream of creating a global indigenous festival on the sunrise songline is set to come to fruition this weekend, with the launch of the inaugural Fields of Healing event at the North Byron Parklands in Yelgun.
Events site North Byron Parklands, which hosts Splendour and Falls Festivals, has provided financial support to sporting organisations in Byron Shire’s north.
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 →