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Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

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It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality. 

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Save Broken Head

Jan Barham, Broken Head Broken Head is precious but fragile. Again, it’s under threat and it’s urgent to act now....

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

Stone & Wood are thrilled to announce the return of Festival of the Stone to their Byron-based Brewery, Saturday...

Stories about "Tweed floods":

Lessons not learned from Murwillumbah flood: Council

One of the key findings of a survey conducted among Murwillumbah residents last year was that very few people understand the flood risk in central Murwillumbah or would respond quickly to an order to evacuate – or evacuate at all.

$3m land swap to help flood-hit Sth Murwillumbah businesses

A number of South Murwillumbah businesses devastated by the 2017 flood have put their hand up to move their operations to flood-free land, as the result of a $3 million land swap arrangement funded by the NSW Government.

Flood of road repairs in Tweed

Almost a year after the catastrophic March 2017 floods, Tweed Shire Council has finally awarded the first bundle of major-sized flood repair road packages to the value of about $1.9 million.

Flood damage repairs finally start in Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has awarded a large package of flood remediation works in its first round of minor to medium-sized jobs to restore roads and bridges damaged in the 31 March flood.

Tweed van-park residents face eviction over flood risk

Residents at two Tweed caravan parks which were deemed a health risk due to the recent floods face eviction tomorrow, and the NSW Opposition has called on the state government to ‘rescue’ them.

Tweed council ‘back to business’ after flood

Tweed mayor Katie Milne has praised council staff for its ‘highly coordinated operation,’ following the recent floods, ‘particularly given the size, scale and impact of the event.’

Tweed police to hold fundraiser for crash family

Tweed/Byron police are holding a movie night to raise money for the Kabealo family after three members died in a crash at Tumbulgum earlier this month.

Byron shire’s disaster recovery effort found wanting

A more effective response to the recent flood disaster could have been made for Byron shire, according to officials who met this week.

Tweed Shire flood: update

Updated Tuesday, April 11: Tweed Shire Council is urging community members to slow down on the region's roads as ongoing flood clean-up work continues and traffic volumes return to normal levels.

Police ramping up patrols of flood-affected areas

Police have increased patrols in and around flood-affected areas of the Tweed after hearing that residents and volunteers were nervous to call on them for assistance, fearing they may already be overloaded.

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality. 

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to accept the democratic vote at their...

A confusion of letters in Ocean Shores

Apparently, there is another Ocean Shores in another part of the world, and they have deer…

A hands up poll

Helena Norberg-Hodge and John Page, Byron Bay Hands up everyone who wants another high-end tourist resort in Byron: a place for already pampered outsiders to...