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Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly...

Craig Kelly quits Liberal Party

Federal Member for Hughes Craig Kelly has resigned from the Liberal Party, technically throwing Scott Morrison's government into minority as it grapples with scandals from within and without.

Lismore urges REX to reconsider service cancellation

The regional airline Regional Express (REX) announced yesterday that five services, including its Lismore service, would cease once government support through the RANS program is discontinued at the end of March.

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s...

Belongil beach hut

L S Lambert, Byron Bay The illegal building on Belongil Beach (Letters, 12 February) is a permanent structure with no...

Stories about "public art":

Skating meets art in Lennox

Ballina Council has commissioned NITSUA to paint a mural at the Lennox Skate Park, and he's teaming up with a bunch of local kids to do the work.

Art panel: lighthouse sculpture artist should be given chance to finish the job

Byron Council’s public art panel has recommended that the artist behind the much-discussed lighthouse sculpture on the Bayshore Drive roundabout be allowed to ‘finish the job’, at an estimated cost of up to $45,000.

Lighthouse is its own best work of art

Clive Jeffery, Mullumbimby. The Council, Councillors and the Public Art Panel are all surely joking! Aren’t they? Commissioning a sculpture 12.0 metres high in the form...

Cubby house ordered to be removed by Council

The quirky, the different, the things that make Byron Shire unique – can they be considered art? Could art be the way support unique elements of the shire remaining rather than being eliminated as part of the red tape brigade?

Forum for public art

Having secured funding, Creative Mullumbimby are looking at innovative and community-integrated public-art Ideas for the town. Malcolm Price is the president of Creative Mullumbimby....

Make your way into the heart of the labyrinth

In this photo by Daniel Cordero of CASJ Photography, commissioned by Byron Shire Council, artist Jacquelina Wills walks the Byron Bay labyrinth in Denning...

Make your way into the heart of the labyrinth

In this photo by Daniel Cordero of CASJ Photography, commissioned by Byron Shire Council, artist Jacquelina Wills walks the Byron Bay labyrinth in Denning Park at the beachfront with visitors and locals at the Closing Ceremony, December 3.

Shine and polish in Lismore’s public art

R J Poole, Lismore. The life-sized shoes that have appeared in various places around Lismore CBD are a fun and (I assume) more cost effective approach than previous attempts to making art accessible in a public place.

Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced recently new economic figures showing...

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...