WALK INTO any local supermarket or grocery store and you’ll see at least a dozen products proudly emblazoned with the name ‘Byron Bay’.
Their colourful labels weave images of rich soil, sun-drenched hillsides, and local producers with authentic, personal connections to the land.
THE DEATH of a man at the Pass, Byron Bay and the near-drowning of a child in Brunswick Heads have marked the start of Byron Shire’s surf lifesaving season.
ONE OF THE first things that grab the attention of visitors to the Byron Bay Services Club is the impressive dining experiences available to members and their guests.
THE BUILDERS of an award-winning Byron home made from hemp hope that they inspire a shift towards making it a mainstream construction material.
SIX BRIDGES in Byron Shire will be replaces when Byron Shire Council gets $3.15 million under the Federal Government’s Australian Government’s Bridges Renewal Program.
ROBERT PLANT will celebrate the 50 year anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s first ever live performance when he headlines the 2018 Byron Bay Bluesfest.
BYRON BAY’S iconic Beach Hotel has sold for $70 million to a fund linked to one of Australia’s richest families.
Byron Bay long term residents suffered an unimaginable loss on Moday 18 September, when Lanell Latta left us.
"For those that do not already know...
"It is with deepest regret that I am passing on this sad news.
"The world has lost a beautiful soul in Lanell Latta.
"She was taken from us yesterday way too early, in tragic circumstances, and I'm sure that all of us who knew her, will miss her dearly.
"Today is not about the whos and whys, today is about remembering a beautiful person.
— Chris Duffy
This page is where we pay tribute to Byron Bay local residents, characters and legends. The Bay is forever richer for the actions, deeds and stories of our wonderful and colourful residents.