Much loved hat store for sale in Byron Bay

Meet Nerida, the heart and soul behind Byron Bay Hat Company, an iconic hat store that’s been a part of the Byron Bay community for almost three decades. Nerida has been at the Byron Bay Hat Company since 1995. Over the years, her

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Bluesfest Byron Bay will celebrate 35 years of bringing outstanding blues and roots music to Byron Shire every Easter long weekend since 1990. This year’s festival takes place from…

Byron Bay Triathlon

The Byron Bay Triathlon is a fun and challenging race that sees triathletes travel far and wide to compete. Spending a long weekend in beautiful Byron Bay is undoubtedly all part of the attraction!

Bangalow & Mullumbimby Country Shows

It’s showtime again on the far north coast of New South Wales! Mullumbimby Show is in the calendar for the weekend of the 10th, 11th, and 12th of November, while the Bangalow Show will take place

Plans for future housing on public exhibition

Are you interested in finding out where new houses will be built in Byron Shire over the next two decades? Last week, the Council formally confirmed their support for the broad strategies contained within

New holiday letting rules announced in Byron Bay

It’s been a long wait, but last week, the NSW Government announced that they have granted a 60-day cap on non-hosted short-term rental accommodation for most of Byron Shire. The good news for investors…

Australian Institute of Architects Awards

The Australian Institute of Architects 2024 Country Division Architecture Awards at Stone & Wood Brewery, Byron Bay We’re proud to be sponsoring this year’s Australian Institute of Architects

Byron Bay Hospital Auxiliary

We may have a brand-new hospital in Byron Bay, but that doesn’t mean annual government funding provides everything they need. That’s where Byron Bay Hospital Auxiliary comes in. They’re a volunteer community

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A new independent Council for Byron Shire

December’s local Council elections saw Michael Lyon, an independent, voted mayor of Byron Shire with a clear 54.32% majority. This outcome means that the Greens’ primary vote more than halved, indicating a…

2021: The year that was

As 2021 reaches a close, we leave a year behind us that’s seen words like “crazy”, “mad”, and “insane” used to describe the prices being paid for property in Byron Bay. At the start of the pandemic, everyone feared the economy would take an enormous hit.

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Byron Bay commercial real estate sales

Over the last 18-months, new commercial real estate and property sales in Byron Bay have gone off the radar, with several major sales hitting the headlines. First, the iconic Beach Hotel sold in February 2020. Then in May of this year, Justin Hemmes…

2020. What a year!

We’re almost at the finishing line of a year when “unprecedented” events just kept on coming. From horrific bushfires to a global pandemic, the speed and enormity of change has tested us all. Hopes and plans might have been put on hold. But

Virtual technology brings property listings to life.

Virtual technology has revolutionised real estate. In fact, recent studies show that today, more than 80% of people start their property search online. And it seems that online tools, such as Google street view and virtual tours, have become indispensable in the hunt

Suffolk Park – Byron Bay’s Best Kept Secret

Life in Suffolk Park is Byron locals best kept secret – its tree lined streets are named after local Byron Bay identities and it’s been said that the majority of Byron Bay residents choose to live in this area. It has everything that’s

North Coast Cultural Feast

There is way more to the North Coast of NSW than sun, sand and beautiful beaches…yes sirrreee…we are a total cultural hot spot. Sooo what better way to kick off for November than to keep you informed of what’s on offer.

Wategos Beach French Connection

Byron Bay is such a bustling little town in the middle of a growth phase that it can sometimes be hard to imagine that it was ever any other way. And Wategos is such an integral enclave to Byron Bay it’s also hard

Find A Beach Side Bargain Near Byron Bay

A beach side home is the great Australian dream. A home where you can take a walk down to the ocean, perhaps go for a surf, but still be within reach of schools, transport and shops. For some that dream may seem out of reach but there’s still great suburbs to invest in within driving distance of Byron Bay. So for your stake in the great Aussie dream, take a look at the suburbs we’ve listed below.

Summer in Byron Bay

It’s Summer in Byron Bay and the weather is beautiful.  I’m sure it is set to be a busy season with the town already buzzing and most accommodation for the summer season being close to booked out.

Splendour in the Grass

It’s time to shake off those mid-winter blues as Splendour in the Grass heats up Byron Shire from 25 – 27 July.  Promising three days of action packed entertainment with 75 bands, 50 DJs and producers, forums, food, camping and comedy.

Northern Rivers Rail Trail

The proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail would turn the now disused train line from Casino to Murwillumbah into a walking, cycling, horse riding and electric vehicle track connecting the Far North Coast of New South Wales. Locals and visitors alike would enjoy this

Autumn in Byron Bay

Easter is nearly upon us and the weather is perfect – just enough rain to keep the gardeners happy with plenty of beach days in between.

AFL Queensland finds a home in Byron Bay

The Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex may have gotten off to a slow start but that’s all about to change. The Byron Shire Council has recently formed a partnership with AFL Queensland with the signing of a five year lease and license.