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February 2, 2023

Latest News

Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

Easter is on its way and that means Bluesfest is only nine weeks away. 

Other News

Witches in the Starcourt

A new year is here! It’s a time for women all over the region to pick up their brooms and set their witchy intentions for 2023. There is no finer time and place to do it than with your Country Witches, comedian Mandy Nolan and singer/songwriter Áine Tyrrell. 

Byron Bay SLSC takes fourth place at NSW country championships

South coast club Warillanhas overturned five years of Cudgen Headland dominace to win this year’s NSW Country Surf Lifesaving...

Big fleet chases class championship

Twenty-one boats took to the water to compete in one long race that made up the fourth instalment of...

Coastal dystopia

Proto-existentialist philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer wrote ‘Money is human happiness in the abstract, and so the man who is no...

The Voice

I’ve been ruminating and researching on how best to support a ‘Yes’ response on the Voice referendum. I always...

Local MP mute over PM diary secrecy

Local federal Labor MP, Justine Elliot, has declined to comment on why her government are refusing to provide the diary of Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, as a public document. 

The Arts – January 2023

Jump to Northern Rivers Art Galleries

In The Arts Feature January 2023:


David Kelly, High rise, two gundal (canoe) (detail) 2018, digital photographic print. Image courtesy of the artist.

In the Grey: The Saltwater Story 

In the Grey: The Saltwater Story documents author Benjamin Allmon’s voyage of discovery with Bundjalung canoemaker, Kyle Slabb, and other members of  local Indigenous communities, as they set out in traditional canoes from the heart of the Gold Coast to North Stradbroke Island, a journey not made in this way for over 100 years.

02 6670 2790
gallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au

2 Mistral Rd (Cnr Tweed Valley Way), Murwillumbah South


Art Galleries

Artist Studio Gallery
Belongil Beach
Open by appointment.
0409 604 405
www.janrae.com.au

Artist’s Home Gallery Byron Bay
Landscape inspired works
imparting a ‘spirit of place’.
Open by appointment.
6685 5317
jaypearse.com

Billinudgel Picture Framing & Piccolo Art Gallery
7/1 Wilfred St, Billinudgel
6680 3444
billinudgelpictureframing.com.au

BS’A Project Space
112 Dalley St, Mullumbimby
0487 362 141
byronschoolofart.com/exhibitions

MZ Gallery
57 Tennyson Street, Byron Bay
0468 718 045
Byron Bay Contemporary Artspace
www.byronartspace.com.au

H’art Gallery
Local art in the heart of Mullumbimby
Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre
60 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby
0401 647 325

Healing Art Design & New Age Gallery
Azura Kingscliff
Shop 2B, 60 Marine Parade
0408 868 793
www.healingartdesign.com.au

Karena Wynn-Moylan, Fine Art
Bangalow Studio
By appt: 0414 822 196
karenawynn-moylanart.com

Lone Goat Gallery
28 Lawson Street, Byron Bay
Wed to Sat: 10am–4pm
lonegoatgallery.com

Room 13 @ The Lore Bureau
12 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar
Open: Thurs to Sun, 10am–3pm
By appt: 0455 992 396
www.thelorebureau.com

Mackay Harrison Galleries
79 Bayview Drive, East Ballina
Welcome by appointment.
Artist/Sculptor David Harrison
0412 664 284

Mist Gallery
Shop 1B-51 Tweed Coast Rd, Cabarita Beach
0419 870 305
[email protected]
facebook.com/mistgallery
instagram.com/mistgallery

Mullumbimby Clayworkers Gallery
Drill Hall Complex,
2 Jubilee Ave, Mullumbimby.
Open Thurs–Sat 10am–2pm
mullumclayworkers.com

Northern Rivers Community Gallery
Cnr Cherry & Crane Sts, Ballina
Open Wed–Fri: 10am–4pm
Sat/Sun: 9.30am–1pm
02 6681 0530
nrcgballina.com.au

Peek Gallery
Check website for opening hours.
7/8 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay
0488 646 464
[email protected]
@peekgallery
www.peekgallery.com

Studio Suvira Ceramics & Sculpture Gallery
Home gallery and sculpture garden.
28 Left Bank Rd, Mullumbimby.
0402 125 922 (call/sms first)
suviramcdonald.com

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Gallery hours: 10am–5pm
Cafe open: 9.30am–4.00pm
2 Mistral Rd, Murwillumbah
6670 2790
artgallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au

Controversial development that would dwarf Uki under appeal in L&EC – Tweed Nightcap Village MO

The contentious Nightcap Village $39M multiple occupancy development near Uki, promoted by Pete Evans, will have its appeal to the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) against the NRPP's refusal will be heard from 9 Feruary. 

Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.

Abouchar honoured with Order of Australia

The new head of the Byron Community College (BCC), Chantal Abouchar, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to business and the media.

Appeal for flag stolen from Bruns

The two Aboriginal flags that fly high over the Brunswick River Bridge on Invasion Day have become a potent symbol of survival and solidarity for many in the Shire.