• 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

  • In a move to mend bridges with the business community the council has decided to join the NSW Business Chamber. The business sector publicly criticised the... Read More
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  • It’s the morning after the night before, which was of course, budget night for the Federal government. Here’s some of the reaction so far… The Page MP... Read More
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  • The Lismore Mayor says councillors need to show some backbone when considering a raft of cost-cutting measures. Jenny Dowell says the aim is to reduce spending... Read More
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  • A long-running campaign to restore train services on the far north coast appears to have failed. The Casino-to-Murwillumbah line was closed in 2004. A State Government-commissioned feasibility... Read More
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  • A $6 MILLION project that will increase the regional significance of the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has been officially opened. The extension to the airport apron... Read More
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  • An announcement by the Federal Environment Minister, which would see water impacts taken into account before CSG projects are approved, has pleased anti CSG protesters.... Read More
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  • The vice chancellor of the Southern Cross University says moves to raise the entry requirements for teaching students will backfire. The State Government has announced new... Read More
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  • The Byron Bay Cookie Company is in danger of crumbling. The Australian Taxation Office lodged an application to wind up the company in the Federal Court... Read More
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  • Thousands of people remain isolated, as emergency crews begin the massive clean up from major flooding and damaging winds in northern New South Wales. More... Read More
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  • Southern Cross University’s (SCU) new 10-storey building, which opened last week next to Coolangatta airport, features revolutionary world-class health and science facilities and a $30,000... Read More
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