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Know What I Miss About Byron Bay?

There are probably not many towns in Australia which have gone through so many major changes as Byron Bay. Older "Bayites" can often be heard reminiscing about something from the Good Old Days that has changed, or simply no longer exists. Here's where you can rekindle memories of Old Byron Bay, and add some of your own.
Howie Baker
Howie Baker1 week ago

Found this photo of the Byron Bay contingent to meet the Queen in 1954 when she came to Lismore. My grandfather, Jack Baker is on the far left. Other names on the list include: Ross Poolman, Chick Newell, Gordon Vagne, Jim Fields, Mopsy Claydon, ? Farraway & ? Shepard.

John S Wright
John S Wright shared a link to the group: Know What I Miss About Byron Bay?1 week ago
John S Wright
John S Wright shared a link to the group: Know What I Miss About Byron Bay?1 week ago
Lisa Amey
Lisa Amey2 months ago

Lots of people in the Bay were known by nicknames. I can remember Video Pete. Pushbike Pete. . Scratchy George. Uncle Merv. Mexican Mick. Stumpy Murray. Chika. Chookie. Dinty Dave. Anyone got anymore. 😀

Syl Reid
Syl Reid1 week ago

Some old-time Mal Club guys and gals. (pretty blurry but .....)

Geoff Bensley
Geoff Bensley2 weeks ago

1947 - High School sought for Byron Bay and it arrived 40 years later . My father speaks of how they would go and raid the local fruit orchards while waiting for the afternoon train or walk back along the line to either Myocum or Tyagarah stations .
Tough kids having to walk from Mullum station to the high school every day ,a distance of a mile ,can you imagine the complaints from children and helicopter parents these days!

John Wright
John Wright shared a link to the group: Know What I Miss About Byron Bay?2 weeks ago
Iain Cummings
Iain Cummings shared a link to the group: Know What I Miss About Byron Bay?1 week ago

It's not quite about our memories of Byron Bay except for the erosion that has been caused already by this sea level rise. But the way things are going it's going to affect what our kids & grandkids remember of Byron as sea level rise erodes and swamps most of the CBD, Sunrise and industrial estates.
Something to think about as you fill up your CO2 emitting car and drive short distances instead of ride a bike or walk.

"Global sea levels rose to another record high and are now about 3.25 inches higher than the 1993 average, and 2016 was the sixth consecutive year of...

Casey Esposito
Casey Esposito4 years ago
Kathleen Compton
Kathleen Compton2 weeks ago

Lunch at the Albion in Normanton with Brett Daniels.

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