Mother’s Day 2022 in Byron Bay

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Byron Bay this year with a brunch or lunch at one of Byron’s many dining options. Here’s a sample of what’s on offer… Mother’s Day at Beach Byron Bay Celebrate the fabulous mother figure in your life with a leisurely lunch overlooking Clarkes Beach. Settle in on the Beach Deck to […]

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BLUESFEST ISN’T JUST BACK – IT’S BACK WITH A BANG !

An unparalleled line-up of Australian music’s biggest artists and brightest newcomers played to the largest and most appreciative crowds they’ve enjoyed in years and in many cases, their careers at the 33rd annual Byron Bay Bluesfest. There were plenty of tears shed as the five-day music and camping festival roared back to life at its […]

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Byron Bay Easter long weekend 2022

The last two Byron Bay Easter holidays were cancelled due to COVID. Even with the recent devastating floods, there is a lot of excitement in the air – and a lot of things happening across the region. If you are looking to support the flood recovery, you can make a donation to the Byron Rangers […]

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New Festival site and dates for Byron Writers Festival

Mark your calendar for Byron Writers Festival 2022, set to take place this August 26 — 28 at a new site, the beautiful North Byron Parklands. The 2022 Festival will be a welcome return for Australia’s most popular regional literary Festival, which was cancelled due to Covid in both 2020 and 2021. More than 100 […]

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FLOOD AID $1 Million in 1 Month for Flood Relief

Proudly presented by Secret Sounds & Bank of Queensland Featuring Flume (DJ Set), Bernard Fanning, Wolfmother, Dune Rats, The Rubens and more. DONATE TO FLOOD AID We’ve been heartbroken to see our beloved Byron and surrounding areas in the Northern Rivers region be so devastated by the terrible floods of the last few weeks. We […]

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Rebuild the Northern Rivers fundraiser and auction

Floods have devastated the Northern Rivers. We’ve watched homes and cars destroyed, belongings battered and gone; things people have spent their lifetimes’ building. We’ve seen roads collapse and wash away, hills turn into mudslides, and entire forests upheaved. Thousands of us have lost access to food, water, electricity, medical equipment, telecommunications, and just basic supplies, […]

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Byron Shire & Northern Rivers Floods

Byron Shire and the Northern Rivers region has been hit with devastating floods. The scope of the disaster, hampered by mobile and Internet outages, saw normal services stretched beyond their limits. Lismore Square shopping centre with the CBD in the background. Captured by Rod Evans 6:30pm, 28.2.22. The local communities were quick to organise and […]

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Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk 2021

The organisers are taking Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk 2021 ONLINE & ON-AIR this September 20th – 30th 2021. The Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk is not just a Triennial event but an ever-changing landscape where ART, COMMUNITY and NATURE interplay with each other over time. Explore the Artists of 2021 via www.brunswicknaturesculpturewalk.com They have chosen artists from […]

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POW! – SEVEN MORE POWERHOUSE NAMES ADDED TO BLUESFEST

“The quality and talent on the Bluesfest lineup next Easter Long Weekend, Friday 15th April – Monday 18th April 2022, is incomparable and unmatched. It is THE BEST Aussie & Kiwi lineup – EVER, and guess what… we ain’t finished !!” Festival Director, Peter Noble OAM said today. Just added SIX60 HOODOO GURUS BAKER BOY RENEE GEYER […]

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MACADAMIA CASTLE STARTS NEW ERA IN SALE TO WILDLIFE CONSERVATIONISTS

A group of veterinarians, threatened species specialists, philanthropists and environmental entrepreneurs have teamed up to purchase The Macadamia Castle, an iconic tourism attraction in the Byron Bay region hinterland. The sale will provide a permanent home for ‘Matilda’, Australia’s largest Mobile Wildlife Hospital, a 22-wheel, fully-equipped veterinary hospital staffed by a team of expert wildlife […]

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SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS Rescheduled to July 2022

Splendour in the Grass will reschedule to Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July 2022. In good news, GORILLAZ, THE STROKES and TYLER, THE CREATOR are all in for the new dates! “With vaccine rollout progressing more slowly than anticipated, we have made the decision to move the 20th Anniversary edition of the festival to July 2022.” […]

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BLUESFEST RESCHEDULED TO EASTER 2022 FRIDAY 15 TH APRIL – MONDAY 18 TH APRIL 2022

“WE ARE IMMENSELY PROUD OF WHO WE ARE AND THE BLUESFEST BRAND WE REPRESENT” – PETER NOBLE ON BLUESFEST’S RE-SCHEDULING “It is obvious that we cannot present Bluesfest in a safe manner in October, so we have re-scheduled back to our usual timing with dates over the Easter Long Weekend next year; a time we expect things […]

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