• Byron Writers Festival Brings Down the House

    Byron Writers Festival set a high bar this year, the standard of speakers was exceptional, the breadth of topics and genres immense and to top... Read Story

  • Bluesfest Turns 30

    It’s official Bluesfest has turned 30 and to celebrate that have just announced their first artists lineup that will be taking to the stage during... Read Story

  • Byron Shire’s roundabouts, toilet blocks and water tanks would be adorned with colourful, contemporary sculpture, mosaics and murals under a public art strategy to go... Read Story

  • Writers Festival Volunteers Ready for the Off

    With more than 140 international, national and local writers, thinkers and commentators about to gather at Elements of Byron for this weekend’s Byron Writers Festival,... Read Story

  • The report into local government in NSW, released yesterday, has flagged that it supports amalgamations of local councils, even though the state government has ruled... Read More
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  • Potential industrial action has been averted with the New South Wales Police Minister announcing 90 new officers will be assigned to commands from Port Stephens... Read More
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  • Federal funding to improve lighting and CCTV at the Byron Bay Taxi rank remains uncertain with the federal attorney general department refusing to commit to... Read More
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  • The union covering police is calling for 400 more officers for the NSW north coast. The Police Association said the state government is ignoring low staffing... Read More
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  • Casino-based Atron Enterprises has won the Agribusiness category at the Premier’s NSW Export Awards for the second consecutive year. The beef processor and exporter has doubled... Read More
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  • The Innovation Pipeline Forum will be held on 31 October 2013 in Byron Bay and is being sponsored by Regional Development Australia – Northern Rivers... Read More
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  • The Independent Local Government Review Panel’s Chairman has revealed council amalgamations are expected to be encouraged in the group’s final report. Professor Graham Sansom says the... Read More
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  • Water-bombing aircraft are being used as firefighters try to contain a blaze that’s burning out-of-control near Glenugie, south of Grafton. A bushfire emergency has been declared... Read More
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  • The Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) has put a brake on plans to open a topless bar in Byron Bay until it can consider... Read More
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  • North coast residents, MPs and anti-coal seam gas (CSG) campaigners have lashed out at the new federal government’s pro-CSG agenda, with some saying the coalition... Read More
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