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Housing affordability crisis deepens for locals
Little fish fills big boots
Dire shortage of secure and affordable accommodation for workers Ray Moynihan
New figures show the cost of Byron rents jumping almost 100 per cent in a decade, making the town increasingly unaffordable for its own part-time and casual workforce. Average rent for a one-bedroom apartment was $125 in 2002, but is $230 today, while a three-bedroom rental has blown out from $250 to $420 a week. Those exorbitant rents now match or even exceed Sydney’s, yet incomes here are on average only one half to two-thirds of what people earn in the cities. The latest available census data show that for tenants in the Byron area, 75 per cent of households on low and moderate incomes are in ‘housing stress’, which is defined as spending at least one-third of your income on housing costs. This year’s census figures are likely to paint an even bleaker picture. While the north coast’s housing crisis is not a new problem, experts
argue that the ‘grossly excessive’ housing costs are increasingly affecting the ability of working people to find stable and affordable homes. Byron pet store worker and mother Joan Humphries is one of the many people being pushed to the edge by the double whammy of insecure and unaffordable housing. For the second time in just two months, Joan is being forced to leave what she thought was long-term rental accommodation in Ocean Shores, after one owner decided to move back in, and then a second owner announced he was selling the house that Joan’s family had only just moved into. On top of outstanding medical bills, credit card debts, and the myriad expenses of raising children, the costs of moving again and the prospect of even higher rents are causing a sense of desperation. ‘We’re just going downhill,’ Joan told The Echo this week. ‘Stress-wise, I don’t know how much more I can cope with.’ Long-time Byron resident and single dad Mychal Kordas is one of those
Joan Humphries, pictured with son Carl and partner Craig, is one of the growing number of Byron workers unable to find secure and affordable housing. Photo Jeff Dawson
Affordable housing forum March 16 Over the next few months The Echo will be hosting a series of forums on issues affecting Byron Shire. The first of these forums is on affordable housing and will be on March 16 at the Byron Bay Community Centre. Keynote speaker is Professor Julian Disney, chair of the National Affordable Housing Summit, and will be chaired by The Echo’s Ray Moynihan, author and former 7.30 Report journalist. The second forum planned will examine youth issues, and will be on April 20, chaired by Mandy Nolan.
whose family has been forced out of the area by soaring rents. Speaking to The Echo from his new home in Hervey Bay in Queensland, Mychal said he’d felt an attitude from some in Byron that ‘if you can’t afford to live here, just go.’ Chair of the National Affordable Housing Summit, Professor Julian Disney, says the shortage of affordable housing is ‘deep and significant problem’ in Australia. He told The Echo that Byron has become like a small number of other towns, including Noosa and highgrowth mining centres, where workers can’t afford to live where they work. A former head of the Australian Council of Social Services and one of the nation’s most respected voices on the affordability crisis, Professor Disney says there is much that local councils can do, from making land available to creating new partnerships which can take advantage of federal subsidies to build more affordable housing. More on the affordability crisis and what can be done on page 14
Story & photo Eve Jeffery
Pool, she shaved 0.22 off Petria’s record finishing the 50 metres in 31.83. ‘I asked the time keeper as soon as I had finished what my time was,’ said Nicole who is just 11. ‘When they said 31.83 I knew I had beaten the record and was so excited. Petria Thomas’s mum was at the pool and she came over to congratulate me. She was really nice.’ Nicole doesn’t envisage her future to be a reflection of Petria’s career. ‘I really like swimming but just for the sport of it, for health and fitness, and for the friends that I have made.’
Australia’s history of competition swimming has left an entire wardrobe of very big shoes to fill and one little fish has slipped very comfortably into those of Petria Thomas, breaking a 25-year old record held by Mullumbimby’s Olympic star. Nicole Dorfer, who is in year six at Ocean Shores Public School, had her sights set on the record. In the month leading up to the event and at last Tuesday’s Brunswick Valley District Swimming Carnival held at the Mullumbimby More in sport – page 43
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There’s a new development application (DA) for a bistro/tavern drive-through at Sunrise Beach, Byron Bay. The proposal is being put forward by the North Beach owners (formally the Becton site), under a different title. North Beach is associated with mining magnate Brian Flannery, as featured in The Echo on November 30 2010. Under the proposal, the total floor area of the building will be 960m2 – including decks – and would cover 12.6 per cent of the 7,749m2 site near the railway tracks and the North Beach estate. A bistro, bar, drive-through bottle shop, children’s playground, landscaped gardens and parking for 61 cars and 30 bicycles are all planned. Designed by award-winning company, Troppo Architects
of Byron Bay, the site’s great advantage is its size, says manager Dan Connolly. ‘At nearly two acres we can retain large areas of existing coastal vegetation. The key attraction is most definitely the landscaped play area – the idea was to create informal play opportunities for all ages, so the overall outlook from the bistro was that of an attractive landscape design rather than a playground.’ The company’s PR says Merran Morrison and Rebecca Townsend, directors of ARTSCAPE: The Nature of Sculpture, have been engaged to work with the project to provide the link to regional artists and to produce integrated sitespecific artworks ‘At nearly two acres we can retain large areas of existing coastal vegetation,’ Rebecca Townsend said. ‘Our clients, including The Sun Bistro, are committed to
engaging artists for high- quality design outcomes.’ The bistro and drivethrough bottle shop’s proposed hours will be 10am to 10pm, with extended hours of 10am until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. There are no applications for gambling, however there may be TAB betting facilities, the company’s PR spokesperson told The Echo. Live music will only be acoustic and won’t be after 6pm. A previous similar DA for this site was approved by Byron Shire Council in 2008, says the PR company.
Local concerns Despite the carefully presented PR it has already caused concern for at least one resident. ‘Within vomiting distance’ is what Sunrise resident Ian Blair Hamilton says of the proposed Sunrise Tavern.
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‘I received a very friendly circular in my mail this week from the Sun Bistro Team, informing me of the proposal. ‘I find it offensive that the PR spin tries to make it out as “family friendly”. It got me wondering which part of the bistro would be family friendly? The bar where men go to get away from their wives and kids and then come home late, drunk and belligerent?’ Mr Hamilton questions the need for a new pub considering the already high rates of alcohol- related violence in the town. ‘Is it even possible to conjoin the words “family friendly” with “tavern/bistro”? Isn’t that an enthymeme? ‘No wonder the “Sun Bistro Team” didn’t sign their names to the circular.’ For more on the new propsal visit its website at www. thesunbistro.com.
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A group of fifteen influential Australian food writers were treated to weekend at Byron at Byron this week, courtesy of the macadamia industry. During the visit, a handchosen journalistic crop ate Bangalow pork and macadamia nut pesto at Satiate and indulged in exquisite degustation at another top dining spot, in between visits to nut plantations and processing plants. Being a food writer does appear to come with some perks – a head and neck massage with macadamia nut-infused oils was also on offer as part of the Australian Macadamia Society’s preparation for an upcoming marketing campaign. According to the industry’s publicity, Australia leads the world in its ‘commitment to clean, green production’ of the nuts – a claim contested by the National Toxics Network’s Jo Immig. Byron Music Society’s David Ashton, in St Martin’s Church ‘The nuts might be clean, but Mullumbimby, where the Dohnanyi String Trio concert will be the industry is not green’, she held on Sunday February 27. Photo Jeff ‘Strings Attached’ Dawson says, making a reference to the fact that several of the many and cello recital at the Byron chemicals registered for use by Victoria Cosford Community Centre and in This year marks the 20th anni- May a piano recital by classical versary of Byron Music Society, pianist Alexey Yemtsov. June will see Baroque en- Video Pete and to celebrate it is presenting semble ‘The Four Elements’ a special series of concerts. Founded in 1991, this small perform at St Martin’s Church. Family and friends gathered at Over the twenty years By- the Byron Bay Catholic Church self-funded group arose from the recognition that there was ron Music Society has been on Thursday February 10, to a very real demand for classical running it has presented more pay respects and farewell Pat music in the Byron Shire fol- than one hundred concerts. Bertoli. Pat sadly passed away The concert commences at on Monday February 7. lowing a concert to commemorate the 200th anniversary of 3pm and tickets are $20 each. Pat lived his life in the Norththe death of Mozart. According to committee member Caroline Mager, it is a very dedicated group devoted to making high quality classical music accessible to everyone. ‘We do it all with proceeds,’ she told The Echo. To kick off the special series, the Dohnanyi String Trio will be performing on Sunday February 27 at St Martin’s Anglican Church in Mullumbimby, featuring violin, viola and cello. In April there will be a harp
the industry are prohibited in other countries, and a number are linked to health and environmental concerns. Carbendazim, for example, is associated with male infertility and birth defects in laboratory animals, while Paraquat is suspected of damaging the hormone system, and is currently under a cloud because of links with Parkinson’s disease. Chief executive of the Australian Macadamia Society Jolyon Burnett says the industry’s use of chemicals is ‘minor compared to most food crops’, and the food writers were treated to try and improve their knowledge of macadamia nuts, and increase the number of recipes featuring them. Meanwhile the US-based Hancock’s, which runs corporate plantations near Dunoon, has written to locals promising to ‘ensure that all neighbours are informed of upcoming crop protection applications.’ Silas Long, organiser of a December meeting on a controversial chopper spraying, is hopeful neighbours in future will be told exactly what will be sprayed and when.
Vale Pat Bertoli: 17-1-1936 to 7-2-2011 ern Rivers and was much loved as a man who would do anything for anybody. He left a legacy of tremendous generosity of spirit, a warm heart and sense of humour second to none. Pat will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Condolences to Pat’s family. May he rest in peace.
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Exchanging schools and expanding minds Story & photo Eve Jeffery
Local schoolgirls Alanna Noone and Tulla Carson spent much of their spring and summer in winter as exchange students in the northern hemisphere, Alanna in Italy and Tulla in Spain. Both girls travelled abroad for five months as part of the World Education Program Australia (WEP) which is an independent, not-for-profit Australian student exchange organisation. Every year the WEP program sees students around the world exchange their schools, cultures, families and often languages during their various programs to over 20 countries worldwide. Alanna goes to Byron Bay High School and Tulla goes to Mullumbimby High. Both are 16 and chose a European Christmas. Alanna lived not far from Venice and Tulla lived in Madrid. The girls had four host siblings and attended the local high school in their area.
Alanna and Tulla are looking forward to getting back to school which they both say they appreciate much more since their sojourn in Europe.
One major challenge for the girls was fitting into school and making new friends with a very palpable language barrier. The girls attended the local high school in their respective countries and each said they were given the opportunity to go into classrooms and give some practical English experience to other students. Alanna says the highlight of
her trip was a four-day visit to Lake Verbania in the country’s northwest. Tulla says the entire adventure was amazing. ‘Overall it was a really rich experience,’ says Tulla. ‘I became really close with some friends I made. It was not always easy but it was a great challenge.’ Alanna says one of the major changes for her was going from
a one-child household to having four younger siblings. She didn’t know having brothers and sisters would be so noisy. Alanna, whose host family also took her on a skiing trip to the Dolomites, says she had a wonderful time but missed some of the things we take for granted in the Byron Shire, especially the food. ‘I missed the comforts of home’, says Alanna. ‘Things like muesli and soy milk.’ Both girls said they had to explain to their hosts what a curry was. ‘I had a great time but I appreciate my life here so much more, I couldn’t wait to get back to school,’ says Alanna, a sentiment echoed by Tulla who met few fluent English speakers, but both girls said the language barrier was fairly easily overcome and they learned much of the foreign lingo during their stay and the exchange was well worth it. For more information about the World Education Program visit their website at wep.org.au.
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QLD flood victims on Sunday February 27 from 1pm. One of the organisers Julie Harrison says, ‘One hundred per cent of funds raised will go to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal.’ Local bands will perform, including Rock Daddy, The NR Promise, Throw Mumma
Rusty, TMI and Tim Jennings. ‘An all day BBQ will be put on by the licensee of the hotel, Ken Barnham, and prizes are up for grabs.’ Anyone wishing to donate prizes or be involved with the day can contact Mick 0431 569 678 0r Julie 6680 3243 or 0418 171 312.
Rudolf Steiner’s birthday bash The 150th anniversary of Rudolf Steiner’s birth will be celebrated on Sunday February 27 at the Mullumbimby Civic Centre. Eight renowned artists and therapists will offer a day program of lectures, forums, meditation, movement classes (eurythmy), along with an exhibition of paintings and sculpture. ‘Many people from around the world come to the Byron Shire for their children to attend one of the four Steiner
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Christopher Dean described it as cutting butter. He was referring to the imported Italian Carrara marble that was to be his artwork, which is part of a six-day course at Byron YAC under the tutelage of visiting Syrian sculptor Usama Al Nassar. A special agreement between Byron YAC and the international sculptor made possible the series of four workshops, held over the space of a month. Christopher was one of many who travelled from Brisbane and Sydney, as well as locally, to participate in the workshops, which were conducted in both marble and wood. As Al Nassar prepares to return to Carrara in Italy, he has
Syrian sculptor Usama Al Nassar with saxophonist Dave Ades, who will provide music to the exhibition on Wednesday.
organised a special exhibition, to be held on Wednesday February 23. He told The Echo that it will
principally be a showcase of his work, sculptures in bronze and wood, but there would also be examples of the pieces created
by his students. He said that most of them, a mixture of amateurs and professionals, had made beautiful pieces. ‘The process is slow,’ he said. ‘Those doing it for the first time did not know what to expect – and at the end, at the birth of their sculpture, they were very moved.’ ‘It’s absolutely wonderful,’ Christopher Dean told The Echo. ‘To me it’s a once-in-alifetime opportunity. ‘To have a Syrian master craftsman from Italy, working with the finest statuary marble in the world here in Byron Bay, it’s like a dream.’ The exhibition will be held at the Byron YAC, 1 Gilmore Crescent Byron Bay, on Wednesday February 23 and starts at 6.30pm.
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Byron Community Centre is hosting its first Volunteer Expo on Thursday February 24. It’s designed to showcase organisations in the Shire that rely on volunteers, and will not only provide an opportunity for information and recruitment, but also to celebrate the work that current volunteers do for the community. Volunteer co-ordinator Cherie Bromley told The Echo that from 11am to 4pm people are free to drop in to the Centre to
find out how they can volunteer in the community. ‘Every organisation utilising volunteers in the Shire has been invited to come and show their wares,’ she said. ‘There are retirees, people with higher education, young people with an excess of lovely energy, career-path people.’ School-leavers are particularly encouraged to explore the many different organisations that could be ideal places to gain work experience.
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A Lennox Head woman is talking her way to the top. Alison Watson will compete in a speaking contest at Kingscliff on March 6, representing the Lennox Lightning Toastmasters Club, against contestants as far afield as the Gold Coast and Grafton. Toastmasters is a not-forprofit training organisation that focuses on communication and leadership development, with over 800 clubs throughout
Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. It aims to help its members improve their confidence when speaking socially, at work and in public. Alison told The Echo she had been a member of her particular club since it started five years ago. ‘I just wish I’d discovered it in my 20s!’ She said that it had absolutely improved her self-confidence. ‘I think of all those things you have to go through like job interviews… I’m never fright-
ened anywhere anymore!’ Alison will be one of six contestants at Kingscliff, and if she wins this round she will head to Inverell for the District Championships, encompassing the Northern Territory, Queensland and Northern NSW. To learn more about Toastmasters, an open house for the Lennox Lightning Club is planned for Tuesday March 1, at the Anglican Church on the corner of Byron and Fern Streets, Lennox Head, starting at 7pm.
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I was born in Sydney and I grew up in Berowra, attending first Berowra Public School then Asquith Boys High. I ended up at Macquarie University studying economics. Coincidentally during that period I was called up to go to Vietnam but because I was studying I didn’t have to go. Then by the time I finished Gough Whitlam was in power and he abolished conscription. I’m fundamentally a pacifist so it was a good thing I didn’t have to go to Vietnam. What happened next?
I got a job at the ANU and moved to Canberra. I was admin assistant to Sir Ernest Titterton, Australia’s pre-eminent nuclear physicist at the Research School of Physical Sciences (he supervised the atomic tests at Woomera). I got married and was transferred laterally to the public service as advisor to Professor Peter Carmel of the Carmel Report. Then I was appointmented as Chief of Staff to the Federal Minister of Education Sir John Carrick. I had extra degrees by now so was appointed to the position of advisor with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. I was a speechwriter for the PM Malcolm Fraser. Then there came a change of government so I was writing speeches for Bob Hawke. I’m actually the last living person to have attended the last cabinet meeting of Fraser
and the first of Hawke. At that point I was made the Head of Cabinet Secretary within the PM’s department so I spent my life attending Cabinet meetings. It was a surreal experience because you were dealing with things before they had happened. I was only in my early 30s, one of the youngest people ever to be promoted to senior executive service in the Department. But I’d be sitting in the Cabinet room watching hundreds of millions of dollars being traded across the table and wondering what was happening in the real world – so several years later I participated in a program called Interchange, which brought me up here to work with the Byron Council. Had you been here before?
I’d been briefly to Byron, and had been captivated by the environment, the people, the way of life. It was only an 18-month stint and I came back to Canberra. And then my parents died suddenly, within six months of each other, and I had to reassess my life. I was
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an only child – but while I had had a good life in Canberra I didn’t want to be there for the next 30 years. So I decided to leave government and move up here. That was in about 1985. What was your first job in Byron Bay?
I ran Cape Gallery in Lawson Street in Byron Bay for eight years – I was also involved in the Arts Factory. Then about ten years ago I sold the business, woke up one day and thought I can’t bear to live in Byron any more – sick of the crowds and the traffic – so I came to Bangalow where I had first lived when I came up here, and bought a cheap little house. I was about 50 at the time and effectively retired. I became a full-time worker in the community. What do you love most about Bangalow?
This is a very switched-on community. Some amazingly talented people have moved here over the past 20 years with heaps of experience in business and with a great willingness to
share that with the community. What I love about Bangalow is the sense of community – the fact they built that purposebuilt house for Richard Allen; the recent fire where we raised money to support the employees who had lost their jobs. And we bounce back from things. That whole community thing, it’s very inclusive and everyone is welcome. Whereas in Byron Bay, it’s no coincidence Byron doesn’t have any community events because it’s lost its sense of community. What do you feel is one of your proudest moments?
The award I treasure the most is the 2009 Volunteer of the Year. I’m very proud of that. Volunteers don’t get paid for what they do. It doesn’t mean they’re worthless, it means they’re priceless. Everyone should do something each week that makes a contribution to the community. But it’s not about awards, it’s about deeds and doing things and not why you do it. Photo Jeff Dawson
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Libs make bigotry a political weapon Volume 25 #37
February 22, 2011
Sir Humphrey strikes back This Thursdayâ€™s Council meeting should be interesting. Item 11.3 on the agenda is a report from Graeme Faulkner, the general manager, headed â€˜Councilâ€™s relationship with bureaucracies and governmentâ€™. In the report we learn that there has been â€˜media commentaryâ€™ (The Echo is named) â€˜prompted by a published article written by a local elected officialâ€™ (Cr Tom Tabart is not named). The GM thinks that this commentary â€˜presents a limited view of the subjectâ€™ and wants to provide his own so that â€˜all elected officials can participate in the subsequent open discussion.â€™ Mr Faulknerâ€™s main point is that, since the victory over Club Med, Byron Shire Council has been seen as an activist council and that, contrary to the perception that bureaucracy now rules, the â€˜tradition of â€œindependent mindednessâ€? has in managementâ€™s view been continued with the elected body deciding on a number of occasions in the last few years to act contrary to the wishes of various state government departments on a range of issues.â€™ He lists some examples of the elected body defying the state government and several more of councillors voting contrary to staff recommendations to show that they are fully in control of the local government agenda. I donâ€™t expect the meeting to be as exciting as you might think: unlike other government chambers local government has limited privilege, and the Code of Conduct hangs balefully over all participants, ready to be invoked at the drop of a comment. I recently attended a preliminary investigation into one such Code of Conduct complaint. During the course of a Council meeting Cr Tom Tabart had made a comment critical of the Compliance Department and, after some argument, agreed to withdraw it. Notwithstanding this withdrawal, which in most political arenas would be the end of the matter, the general manager had made a complaint, and a solicitor, appointed to decide the matter, was asking Tom questions. I do not know what decision the solicitor will hand down about the delinquency or otherwise of Tom Tabart, although Iâ€™m sure it will be fairly within the guidelines given to him. What I do know is that the Code of Conduct has been misused as a political weapon in many other councils (Tweed Shire springs to mind) and that, however well-intentioned its origins, it is, in practical terms, one more obstacle to free speech. It could be argued that the GM has shown some cojones by tackling the media criticism full on, but in fact an open Council meeting is not likely to resolve anything. Real cojones would be shown by actually tackling deficiencies in the organisation. However, even if Graeme could summon the will, as soon as he lifts a finger, a bevy of lawyers, union reps and stress-certificate doctors will defensively surround anyone it points to. By the way, Club Med as an example of Byron Shire Council activism is an historical howler. A majority of councillors, led by Cr Ross Tucker, were in favour of the mammoth resort, and it took court action by the community against Council to stop the wretched thing. David Lovejoy, Publisher
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o, shrill the triumphalists of the conservative press, multiculturalism is dead. It has proved to be a complete disaster. We know this because we have it from no lesser authorities than the prime ministers of both Great Britain and Germany. David Cameron claims that multiculturalism promotes division rather than unity; Angela Merkel asserts that it has utterly failed. What else is there to say? Well, just one thing, and Malcolm Fraser has dared to say it: they donâ€™t know what they are talking about, because neither of their countries has ever had a policy of multiculturalism. What they have had is immigration programs â€“ or perhaps the lack of them â€“ which have collapsed in a heap of unintended consequences and social unrest, because no one ever tried to make them balanced and inclusive. In Germanyâ€™s case, the trouble was the so-called guest worker scheme: cheap labour was imported from countries such as Turkey. No attempt was made to integrate the newcomers, who were never meant to stay for long anyway; but the economy could not do without them, and they formed ghettoes which became the breeding ground for resentment and discontent. In England the problem arose from the end of the empire; Harold MacMillanâ€™s winds of change drove many thousands to seek refuge in what they had been told was their home country. In particular Asians fled from the newly independent countries in Africa, and the floods arrived before the doors could be closed. Now, of course, not even Australians are welcome; but those who made it cannot be deported. Once again, it was totally unplanned and there was
no policy to deal with it. So just what is multiculturalism? The Tory pundits shake their beetled brows and say it is all too difficult, too complex to explain. But in fact itâ€™s so simple you can set it to music: We are one, but we are many, And from all the lands of earth we come; We share a dream and sing with one voice: You are, I am, we are Australian.
tralians, of course, were even more marginalised but being less noticeable could have their problems ignored for longer. But although these issues were important, they did not impede the great march forward. America was the flag bearer, and after the second world war Australia followed suit. Until then, migration had been predominantly British with a trickle of other mainly northern Europeans. The post-war
As Immigration Minister Chris Bowen pointed out last week, there is a peculiar genius in the Australian version of multiculturalism and its ties to nation building and citizenship.
by Mungo MacCallum Or, as the Americans put it even more concisely in the motto on their great seal: E Pluribus Unum â€“ out of many, one. The two definitions are especially pertinent because they come from the only two countries ever to have consciously embarked on a policy of multiculturalism and the two which most vigorously defend its outcome. Both were the result of war. After the first world war the United States opened its doors to the homeless and tempesttossed of Europe and the new world became the great melting pot. The immigrants did not shed their identities â€“ rather they gloried in them. Generations later many still describe themselves as Polish Americans or Italian Americans, but they are all, unarguably, Americans. The noble experiment had its setbacks: a complicating factor was the presence of a large number of African Americans, involuntary immigrants who were for a long time denied their rightful place. Indigenous Aus-
reconstruction scheme broadened the intake to include large numbers of southern Europeans, and ventured into the Middle East. It took another 20 years before the White Australia Policy was effectively killed off and multiculturalism officially enshrined as a word and as a law, but in fact the concept had been developing for far longer. As Immigration Minister Chris Bowen pointed out last week, there is a peculiar genius in the Australian version of multiculturalism and its ties to nation building and citizenship. It is more than an idea whose time has come; it is an inescapable fact of life, and one of which Australia should be hugely proud. Of course from time to time there are hiccups; the boat people have constituted one, just as the far greater influx of Mexicans has produced rumblings in the United States. But there is no reason to believe that these setbacks will be any more severe than others have been in the past â€“ unless,
of course, they are exploited by unscrupulous and opportunist politicians for their own cynical advantage. Which brings us, inevitably, to Scott Morrison. It is uncontested that Morrison raised in shadow cabinet the matter of fear and loathing of Muslims within some Australian communities. It is also pretty certain that he did not go on to say: â€˜Of course such attitudes are divisive and dangerous, born of ignorance and nurtured by bigotry, and we should join with the government and present a united front to do everything possible to educate and inform those who hold such wrong-headed views.â€™ Given his record, it seems likely that reports that he advised his colleagues to seek out ways to use whatever prejudice and hate they could uncover as weapons to wedge the government are at least pointing in the right direction. After all, this is One Nation policy, and One Nationâ€™s demented Queensland mouthpiece Ian Nelson is already claiming credit for inspiring Morrisonâ€™s outburst against bringing asylum seekers to attend the funerals of their close relatives, and for getting Abbott to drop aid to Indonesian schools which teach policies of moderation. This latter policy will give aid and comfort to Muslim extremists and so incite greater paranoia among the vulnerable in Australia, fully in line with what Morrison is reportedly advocating. And Gary Humphreys, the Liberal senator for the ACT, presented a petition calling for an end to all Muslim immigration. It was signed by just three people, none of whom live within 300 kilometres of Humphreyâ€™s electorate. But, he said smugly, he was just doing his duty. At least the bastards are consistent.
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I’d like to have a whinge about all the whingers whinging about the guy whinging about all the whingers that infest Q Most of us would agree with the pages of The Echo. It’s sad most of what Adam Blanch to see that the art of irony is wrote (Letters, February 15). My disagreement is with apparently dead in the Echo what he left out (to ‘prove’ it readership! Andrew Brooks is evil?). Cannabis has many proven Goonengerry medical uses, particularly for the aged. LEP error There are not many reasons Your article on page 3 of The why it should not be available Echo (February 15) ‘Council under medical supervision. tackles street camping, West Byron’ refers to an amend- There are documented reasons ment to the Byron LEP 1988 why it should. Roger Seccombe and states that the amendment Bangalow was sought by the West Byron Landowners. This is incorrect. We are advised that the Q I was deeply moved and amendment referred to relates inspired by Adam Blanch’s to the land near the intersec- hearty, brave and factually action of Ewingsdale Road and curate assessment of the evil McGettigans Lane and land on cannabis weed. In fact I think his ethos William Flick Lane, adjacent to should be taken to more practhe proposed hospital site. It has nothing to do with the tical extremes to unburden West Byron Project, and there society of this dark force of has been no communication nature. For a start, all copies between the parties involved. of Sergeant Pepper’s, Revolver Stuart Murray and Grateful Dead Live at the Acting Project Manager Fillmore should be burned West Byron Project in public squares across the globe, followed by all the RollQ The Echo apologises to all ing Stones records from Aftermath onwards. The music parties for the error – Ed of jazz and blues artists from the 1920s to present should be Seeking closure Eve Jeffery’s article in The Echo condemned for polluting the last week along with the letter minds and hearts of successive from the student, Cara Maku, generations and of course Jay seem to be an attempt to find Z, Ice T, Lil’ Po and their ilk some sort of closure on the episode that has rocked this have said sorry. This situation community to the core. Noth- lies at the core of the philoing inherently wrong in what sophical conundrum of many they are saying but if I were who live here. At what point do Steve Drummond I would not you accept what has been done, feel that closure has been ad- the will of God if you like, and equately resolved. at what point do you stand up Somewhere, the truth has against a crime or a travesty of been hidden, an admission justice and fight? To be able to never made. No-one seems to do both simultaneously is the
should all be banned from live or recorded performance immediately. Jamaica should be struck off the world map and Howard Marks proclaimed as the true devil’s advocate. And you certainly wouldn’t want to go upstairs in the Byron Community centre to the experimental film theatre during the Byron Bay Film International Festival and watch Serafinell either. David Roupell
Ocean Shores QPoison? I agree that it should not be accessible to teenagers and would like to note that through my life experiences that cannabis only leads to harder drugs because people have to buy it from dealers that also stock much harder and more dangerous drugs because it’s just as illegal as the cannabis. It’s interesting to note that you obviously approve of people pissing it up in a brewery. Do you think people would do anything to get alcohol if it were prohibited? You bet they would! Education, not prohibition, is the answer!
Byron Bay QAdam Blanch seeks to justify prohibition by showing how
foundation of the wisdom of Krishna as he and Arjuna faced both their foes and friends on the battlefield of Kurekshetra. Jai will never come back. In truth he has never left. Whether Steve wishes to fight on or let it be, is something that he and he only knows within his heart. I suspect that what is wrong
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drugs can cause problems in society. That’s not in dispute, of course they can. The debate needs to be about how best to deal with those problems. Clearly, prohibition is not the answer. After some 50 years of these laws there are more drugs, more dangerous drugs and far more problems with drugs than ever before in our history. Prohibition is not keeping our children safe. The reason is simple. Whenever we prohibit commodities that are desired in society supply goes underground and the price goes up. Greater profits means more incentive to marketing and more widespread use. That’s what’s happened with recreational drugs to the point where, according to Kofi Annan, illicit drugs is now the second largest industry on the planet, untaxed and uncontrolled. That means the second largest income on the planet. Which means, by definition, some of the wealthiest, most powerful people are profiting from this. There’s nothing new here. Many of the wealthy elite in the US, like the Kennedys, are there thanks to drug running during alcohol prohibition and they are definitely in favour of other profitable commodities
being prohibited. The mainstream media and most politicians are owned by wealthy, powerful people. Since we only hear support for prohibition from both those quarters it’s probably safe to assume they are the same wealthy, powerful people. These drug prohibition laws are putting your children
with the culture at Mullumbimby High is no different from most schools but I do know that bullying has been out of hand for too long in Australian schools. I do know that the footy heroes at schools have been unofficially ‘protected’ by teachers for a long time over instances of bullying. I do not know if this was the case in this instance. There are things that are still not right in the system and continued overleaf
in harm’s way and the media and politicians are feeding you bullshit for profit. For the sake of your children, wake up. If we don’t learn from history we are doomed to keep repeating our mistakes. Drugs must be a medical problem, not a legal one. Robin Harrison
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Steve has every right to pursue that end, to find out the truth for as long as he likes. I would not claim to know exactly Steve’s motivations but I would understand very well if he wanted Jai’s death to not be in vain. There are those close to the heart of this matter who should have been helping rather than hindering. Perhaps it would make them feel a whole lot better if they did help.
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Where are the men? I’d like to know why young men were not asked to submit photos etc for the upcoming ‘Byron Naturally’ campaign. It’s obviously not enough to have the objectification of women in culture (and its consequences) reaching plague proportions, now we’re supposed to support Byron being
Rename the town This town is riddled with hypocrites, and I’m one of them. I can’t bear that Woolies is coming to town, yet regularly visit the Byron store. I hate that residents may have to live next door to an Optus pylon, but complain endlessly about my phone’s crappy reception. Perhaps in honour of me
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U3A Brunswick Valley Tues. 8th Mar, Bernie and Monica Clarke will speak about the Snowy Mountains Scheme. 10am-12, Uniting Church hall, Fingal St Brunswick Heads. Phone 6684 3126. Tues 8th, Writing for Posterity. 10am-12. Phone 6680 4268. Thurs. My Favourite Universe series. 10am-12. Phone 6684 4029.
Brunswick Valley Probus The Brunswick Valley Probus Combined Club will meet at 10am on Tuesday 1 March at Ocean Shores Country Club, Orana Road, Ocean Shores. The Annual General Meeting will take place with the election of officers for the following twelve months. Enquiries Marj 6685 1168.
Deep Ecology Journey into Deep Ecology with Ruth Rosenhek, Saturday, February 26, 2011, 9am-4pm Brunswick Valley Community Centre, Sth Beach Rd opp Brunswick Heads SLS. Cost: $25 - $50 sliding scale according to your ability to pay. All profit to the work of Rainforest Information Centre. To book, please contact Liane on 6680 2905 or lianes@ westnet.com.au.
on its website ‘the review is likely to take several years to complete’. Um, it’s 14 years and counting now. Meanwhile, Australian farmers, communities and the environment are still being exposed to this extremely dangerous pesticide. Paraquat is a knockdown herbicide used on a variety of crops including sugarcane, bananas, macadamias, avocados, mangoes, tea tree, all grown in the Northern Rivers. A paraquat label says ‘Dangerous Poison Can Kill if Swallowed’ and ‘DO NOT inhale spray mist’. Let’s hope all those people using Paraquat and living among crops where it is sprayed are well aware of these immediate dangers as well as
kinson’s. Rotenone is available to the general public and is used in flea, cockroach and garden vegetable dusts as well as in sheep dip products. Rotenone is also on the APVMA’s chemical review list but no review has even started yet. It’s time for all of us in this region to be aware of the dangers around us and to speak out. We need to demand immediate action by the federal government which has been dragging its heels on banning dangerous pesticides. The new study is freely available and can be downloaded from the National Toxics Network website www.ntn.org.au.
helping to set the SPPA agenda for the coming year. Even better, volunteer to be on the committee as we are, as ever, in need of fresh blood, more hands, and new ideas. The Suffolk Park area has a population of around 4,000 and growing. It is bigger than Mullumbimby and bigger than Bangalow and Brunswick Heads
combined. By supporting the progress association you will help to ensure that this corner of the Shire receives from Council the attention it deserves. We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday evening.
Richardson and Jan Barham our Upper House candidate at Ewingsdale Hall on Sunday 6th March from 3pm. Get involved, contact Michele on 6680 3163.
for Work and Study course is a great first step towards building the skills and confidence you need to return to the workforce or to do further study. It will run three days a week, within school hours. Phone Wollongbar Campus on 6620 4700 for more information.
World Day of Prayer will be celebrated on March 4 at 10am in St Martin’s Anglican Church, Mullumbimby. Morning tea follows the service. All welcome. World Day of Prayer Brunswick Heads will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Enquiries Jan 66801108 or Dot 66804268
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Byron Artisan Market Saturdays 5pm-9pm, Railway Park, Jonson St, Byron Bay. Come along and listen to the Cheyne Murphy & Mark Heazlett as you enjoy the delicious food.
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Sunday 27th February 9.45am to 9pm, Mullumbimby Civic Centre, eight world renowned artists and therapists will be offering a program of lectures, forums, meditation, movement classes (eurythmy) along with an exhibition of paintings and sculpture to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rudolf Steiner. Info Brian Keats 6619 1051.
Potters AGM Formal notice is given for the AGM of the Mullumbimby Adult Learning and Potters Association Inc at their studio on Thursday 24th February at 11am to ratify the new gallery committee. Bring a plate. For further information contact Ellen on 6680 4810.
Dream sharing group ‘Night Vision’ meets once a week in Mullumbimby. Please bring your dreams along, and a journal. Enquiries Alana 6684 2724.
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The Gillard Government will rebuild after the floods
Australians have recently witnessed some of the most destructive and devastating forces of nature. As a result, the rebuilding of flood-affected regions across Australia is going to be an immense national challenge. The Gillard Government will rebuild those affected communities and regions.
Rebuilding The cost to fix essential infrastructure such as roads, bridges, ports and railway lines is going to run into the billions of dollars. Thatâ€™s why a flood levy is needed â€“ to support the massive rebuilding effort and get flood ravaged communities back on their feet.
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Can we fix the housing affordability crisis? Ray Moynihan explores the depth of the crisis and what can be done about it. ou can see the strength in Joan Humphriesâ€™ green eyes, and the anguish in her face, as she tells the story of the Shireâ€™s affordability crisis. Settled in a rented house in Ocean Shores for two years, Joan and partner Craig and their kids heard just before Christmas that the owners wanted to move back in. Fortuitously they found a small three-bedroom house nearby for $355 a week, and moved in January, having agreed with the new landlord it would be a long-term tenancy. Just a month later, before the family had even finished unpacking boxes, they were told their new home was being put on the market. â€˜I was devastatedâ€™ said Joan last week, â€˜I just want somewhere I can call home.â€™ Both casual workers on low incomes like many in the area, Joan and her partner are struggling to meet their hous-
ing costs, along with lifeâ€™s other financial demands. They were lucky to find a place for $355, because most of the threebedroom houses nearby were closer to $400, which they canâ€™t afford. With no savings, and the obscenely high costs involved, buying the Australian dream of your own home is simply out of the question. â€˜Weâ€™re not sure what to do,â€™ said Joan, who works parttime at the pet store in Byronâ€™s industrial estate. Deeply shaken by this latest setback, this mother of three is able to see it as part of a much wider social problem. â€˜Iâ€™m sure weâ€™re not the only ones this is happening to.â€™ General manager of the Byron Community Centre Paul Spooner says staff there are now giving out food vouchers to people who canâ€™t afford to eat because their housing costs are so high, and giving bus tickets out of town to others,
because thereâ€™s no affordable housing for them here. Heâ€™s worried the very nature of the town is changing. â€˜Any vibrant health community needs diversityâ€™ says Spooner, â€˜otherwise it becomes sterile.â€™
Struggling Few readers will not know someone being hurt by Australiaâ€™s horrendous housing costs, whether theyâ€™re renting in insecure circumstances or struggling to pay off a mortgage. International housing comparisons across more than 300 towns and cities rank Australia as one of the least affordable countries in the Englishspeaking world According to Demographia, the outfit that does the ranking, a few decades ago the average cost of a house was roughly three times an average annual income â€“ a ratio seen as â€˜affordableâ€™. Nowadays an Australian house is closer to ten times an annual income. Sydney has become the second most unaffordable city in the survey â€“ just after Hong Kong. Yet housing prices in Byron are approaching Sydneyâ€™s, and rental costs match or exceed many Sydney suburbs,
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and North Coast Community Housing, which is taking management of much of the old public housing stock in the area. â€˜Thereâ€™s a dire shortage of affordable housing in the Byron area,â€™ says general manager John McKenna, whoâ€™s hoping to develop new low-rent units at six sites across the region. Professor Julian Disney, a leading campaigner for more affordable housing, is encouraging Byron Council and others across the country to use the opportunities offered by the federal governmentâ€™s National Rental Affordability Scheme. He says there are existing models where non-for-profit organisations are already building affordable housing, and he will talk more about these at an Echo forum in Byron Bay on March 16 at the Byron Community Centre.
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in fact have a major scheme offering subsidies to develop 50,000 new affordable units or houses, to be rented at 20 per cent below market rates â€“ which would for example see a $400 house available for $320.
Boarding house The scheme is still in its infancy, but a boarding house development on Bangalow Road in Byron hopes to take advantage of it, ultimately offering people on lower incomes around 20 studio apartments for between $100 and $185 a week. That project is a partnership between a private developer
In the meantime though, the crisis continues for many of the regionâ€™s households, including those seeking help from organisations like the Byron Emergency Accommodation Project. Damian Farrell, who started with the project around 15 years ago and now runs it, says in recent years heâ€™s seeing more working families looking for emergency housing, as escalating rents become unaffordable. For Joan â€“ who was supported a few years back by the emergency housing project â€“ itâ€™s the â€˜mental exhaustion of insecurityâ€™ which is eating at her, as she tries to work out the cost of yet another move.
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The Gillard Government will rebuild after the floods Why is a levy necessary? A lot of Australians have supported individuals during the flood crisis through generous donations. These will help fellow Australians get their flood affected homes and lives back in order. But billions of dollars are still needed to fix vital infrastructure such as roads and bridges damaged by the floods and storms. The Commonwealth will meet two-thirds of these repair costs through budget cuts. The other third will be covered through the modest and temporary levy.
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Anti-whaling blogger harassed Hans Lovejoy
Nami is a Japanese national and former Byron Shire local now living outside Tokyo. She says she has received threats from a Japanese cyberbully for her views on whaling and dolphins, which are expressed on her blog. More importantly she says that culturally, Japan does not encourage the freedom of speech that Australians have. As a permanent Australian resident and university graduate, she moved back to Japan with her young family due to her mother’s Parkinson’s condition. This is her story. ‘I have been blogging for about three years,’ she says, ‘mostly about my life in Byron, family and friends. I sometimes write about my political views in a very casual manner – nothing too serious. I posted a blog article which contained my views on whaling: I am against whaling because I do not see why so many whales have to be killed for scientific purposes. Also whale meat has high mercury levels, being at the top of the food chain. These neurotoxins are toxic for the liver and kidney. ‘On my blog I also posted an article and picture of Bob Brown from a Greens party gathering in Brisbane, saying I have a lot of respect for him and that I like Greens, although I do not agree with every single policy of theirs. ‘That was two years ago. ‘Recently I received a comment from a guy who thinks what I am doing is cowardly and anti-Japanese. What I have said is based on lies, he said. ‘So I wrote back to the comment saying that, “I do not appreciate being called coward by someone I have never met and people are allowed to have different opinions. If you do not like what I write on my blog, do no read my blog. Please do not leave insulting comments on my blog as this is my personal blog. I will consider any further insulting comments made by you as harassment. So
The Yushin Maru hunting in the Southern Ocean off Antarctica in January 2006. Image courtesy Greenpeace, photo Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/AFP/Getty Images
please cease and desist. Thanks for your co-operation.” ‘Then he writes back saying “Shame on you. How could you support Bob Brown? He is a supporter of Sea Shepherd, who is a group of murders and extreme terrorists. If you are Japanese, you should strongly oppose Bob Brown.” ‘As a result I have blocked his IP address so he cannot comment on my blog anymore. That was December 1 last year. ‘Then he comes back a month later, changed his IP address and his name, saying that I am “a low class citizen and he can easily see my upbringing and where I am from… shameful, shameful… covered with lies, Japan whaling Association is whaling according to IWC standards… Australia is full of shit. Japanese young students are targeted and harassed in Australia because of the news related to whaling which is based on lies. So shame on you.” ‘Then I found out that he also has been contacting my readers who made comments on my anti-whaling article and
.sending the same sort of messages to them. I then posted a blog article to him personally asking him to stop sending me harassing comments, as well as my readers. By saying that he can easily guess where I am from is threatening to me, as I put my real name and my photos and photos of my family.
No police assistance ‘I have contacted the socalled cyber-police about this harassment on the net, then was asked to contact local police. They told me to tell him that I have been talking to the police and ask for no more contact. Which I did, replying back to his comment. ‘But he continues, writes me three page long messages telling me how I broke the law by putting his name on my blog (I still don’t know his real name as he changed his handle name four times already), and he’s threatening to sue me for causing him distress and the blog article affects his reputation. He says I have to amend the articles. Also he says he had legal rights to know which police I have been
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to as he has been set up by me. ‘I have been to the police station twice only to have found out that they cannot or won’t do anything about it other than ignoring him. They have also said to me that I should not have posted controversial issues on my personal blog, and to go see a lawyer if I want to stop him harassing me. So I have ignored his messages for two days then I received a message from him again with full of hatred. I ignored these again, then he writes to me again saying because I do not reply to him or change the content of my blog – which includes whaling issues, blue-fin tuna extinction, my support for Bob Brown – he will write an open letter to the company where I work. ‘I have an appointment with a lawyer and will see what he says. As for the police resposnse, it appears OK for this person to harass me, despite the fact I have made it clear that I do not wish to hear from him again. Because I posted a controversial issue on my blog, it is my fault. ‘Apparently he can sue me or go to the police and ask them to arrest me, because I am in the wrong for protesting his threats and harassments on my blog. ‘After I have been to the police and talking to people around me in Japan, I started feeling that there is noone who supports me in this country, and was made to feel wrong for expressing my views and opinions.’ Nami’s blog – in Japanese – is at http://ameblo.jp/namstar.
NATIVE GARDEN PHOTO COMPETITION BVL is publishing a booklet entitled ‘My Native Garden – A local planting guide to promote biodiversity in the Byron Shire’. Local residents are invited to contribute photos and enter a free photographic competition. Photos of plants, gardens and local fauna photos are all welcome. Entries close March 16 2011. First prize is $100 worth of plants and a half day with a qualiﬁed bush regenerator ($250). Second prize is a $50 book voucher The competition is partnered with Byron Shire Council and prizes are sponsored by their Bush Futures Project. Details online at: www. brunswickvalleylandcare.org.au Please send photos to: James Mayson – email@example.com or post to P.O. Box 73, Federal 2480. Tel: 0417 258 038
NORTHERN RIVERS LANDCARE AWARDS Nominations due 21 February, lots of categories including Individual Landcarer, Community Group and Coastal Group award. Information available at http://northern.cma.nsw.gov.au/news.php
BIODIVERSITY WORKSHOPS Coming soon: Riparian diversity, Bush regeneration techniques, Water plants and more. For more information about BVL workshops contact the Project Ofﬁcer James Mayson: 0417 258 038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org MEMBERSHIP To renew your BVL membership contact Jane Wickers 6684 6212 email@example.com COMMUNITY SUPPORT OFFICER For further information about participating in local Landcare, NRCMA programs or other issues relating to natural resource management contact: Wendy Gibney 6626 7028 firstname.lastname@example.org The Community Support Project, Byron Region is a Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority (NRCMA) project.
ENROL TO VOTE. BE HEARD ON 26 MARCH. The State Election is on Saturday, 26 March 2011. To be heard, you must be correctly enrolled. If you’ve changed address, you will need to update your enrolment. Or if you’ve turned 18 or become an Australian citizen, you’ll need to enrol to vote for the ﬁrst time. REMEMBER VOTING IS COMPULSORY.
To check your enrolment, update your address details or enrol, visit www.votensw.info or call 1300 135 736. For enquiries in languages other than English, call our interpreting service on 13 14 50. Hearing or speech impaired? Call us via the National Relay Service on 13 36 77.
YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE. BE HEARD. Authorised by Colin Barry, Electoral Commissioner, Level 25, 201 Kent Street Sydney, NSW, 2000.
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Babita Devi and the movement for self-help Imagine … You are 24 years old, a woman living in a small village in Bihar, India, the poorest state. Let Babita Devi tell your story. I had an arranged marriage at 16 to Hari Devi and live with his mother, father, two brothers, their wives and children. I have five children, three girls,
two boys. My home is a mudbrick hut with an open area as you enter with an earthen fireplace for cooking the family meals, and there are three rooms off the courtyard with no windows. Here I store my three saris and the rice and here I sleep. My husband works as an occasional day labourer in
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the fields but drought, which comes often, means no work for him. When my children get sick there is often no money for medicines. As soon as the boys are old enough they will leave school and look for work with the landowners too. The girls … well, it would be good if they could learn to read and write, but there are chores and Hari wants them at home. One day, a man named Sandeep from an organisation called Academy of Root Development (ARD) came to my village. He called a meeting of all women between 18 and 60. I heard that it’s possible to make money and learn about government programs to benefit us, so I go, curious. Three years go by … I am now the treasurer of our self-help group. Fifteen women in my village have joined together and meet fortnightly. We have all made a group loan from the bank and now each owns a sewing machine. Women in the village ask me to make sari blouses and girls’ dresses. We all discuss our lives in the group. A year ago, Tara, the secretary of our self-help group told us, ‘I will put myself forward for local council elections. Will you vote for me?’ She talked to women in other self-help groups and now she is on the council and asks us what issues we would like her
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whole time, visiting India almost yearly and fundraising to pay for the wages of the 14 Indian staff we employ, nine of whom are women from the self-help groups. In 2007, my new partner, Wendy Royston, began to support this initiative and together we have seen the organisation grow and flourish.
Wendy, Sandeep and Graeme, involved with ARD.
to raise. I know one. When will the local health centre open? We’ve been promised one for years. We must walk half a day to the nearest one. Tara said that a woman from one of the other self-help groups is now the president of the village council! QQQQ
Namaste. My name is Graeme Batterbury. When I was India in 1999 I met a young boy-man who was deeply inspired to improve the quality of life for the disadvantaged in his community. At only 14 years of age, Sandeep displayed a mature understanding of the social needs of the people from the surrounding villages. In 2002 we formed a charitable trust and commenced a rights-based social program – Academy of Root Development
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(ARD). This enables the women of the villages to support each other through the formation of self-help groups and microfinance. Self-help group meetings are crucial to the empowerment of the women. The groups help to create confidence and foster mutual support. They are an integral part of all programs conducted by ARD. Through micro-finance initiatives, the women borrow small amounts of money to commence individual businesses, which can include incense production, kitchen gardens, milk production from cows or goats, or sewing. This gives them opportunity and livelihood security. I have continued in close contact with Sandeep over the
An evening of fine Indian music, dance and food will be held in a private home in Suffolk Park from 5pm Saturday February 26 to support the work of ARD. The evening will feature the amazing sounds of Tahir Hussain Qawwal, Vocals, accompanied by Rodney Wright playing Tabla and Armando Ornano on Bansuri (flute). Shamila will have us all dancing with her exotic Bollywood moves. A fine Indian meal will be served, followed by a presentation by Graeme and Wendy and a short film about the project made by Wendy. We hope to meet you there! Cost is $35 per person. Booking are essential. Please phone Joni on 6680 2030. To learn more about ARD please visit www.ard-india.org or phone Graeme on 0413 613 690.
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Unfunded Visitor Centre helps contribute an extra $41m to regional economy Katharine Myres, manager of the Byron Visitor Centre and member of the Tourism Advisory Committee, takes up the case for VICs. Like Jim Beatson, who ably wrote in this newspaper recently, I am a member of Councilâ€™s Tourism Advisory Committee. I also wear the hat of Manager of the Byron Visitor Centre, and itâ€™s this position that takes up most of my time and energy. I was chosen for the TAC on the basis of my role in tourism in Byron Bay, but the positions are synergistic, and Iâ€™m finding that the TAC is at the same time informing me as manager of the visitor centre. The Byron Visitor Centre is the Level 1 accredited Visitor Information Centre (VIC) for Byron Shire. It is a not-forprofit, member-based organisation unfunded by Council, and yet fullfilling most, if not all, the functions and services set out for VICs in Byron Shire Councilâ€™s Tourism Management Plan (TMP). The TMP takes it as a given that VICs are an essential part of tourism management. VICs are statistically proven to increase visitorsâ€™ spending and length of stay. They contribute to the local economy, provide jobs and inform visitors, but perhaps their most important function is to support and promote local business.
Small business Tourism is an industry of small business. More so than any other, tourism is made up of one-person, family and under-ten-employees businesses. Such businesses have small budgets for advertising and marketing, and the BVC, as their local VIC, promotes through brochures and the internet over 350 local small businesses. Again, a symbiosis is at work here, as the BVC could not survive without the their membership support. In my time as manager of the BVC I have heard members say that they wouldnâ€™t have a business without the BVC, that the BVC is the most professional booking and referral agent in Byron Bay, and that a great proportion of referrals and bookings come via the BVC. In most places the VIC is funded by the local council through a tourism association. Not so the VICs in Byron Shire, since Byron Council retracted funding back in 1997. The BVC, the busiest in the region, and one of the busier in the state, receives no funding whatsoever. In other words the community, through rates, is not paying for the VIC, as in most shires. Or, to be accurate, only part www.echo.net.au
structure of tourism, including VICs. This includes approach road signage, education campaigns, public toilets, rest stops, information kiosks, recycling bins, interpretive signs, walkways, bicycle paths, bus stops, parks and gardens, playgrounds and â€Ś yes, visitor centres. So, while BU is successful in garnering marketing funds, and businesses can decide to join the campaign or not, the visitor centre, along with the bikeways and toilets, is neglected. The BVC, as I have mentioned, is the busiest in the region. At the Tourism SymResistance posium last October I learned that of the 600,000+ people Itâ€™s often been said that tour- visiting a VIC in the Northern ismâ€™s everyoneâ€™s business. The Rivers in 2009-2010, over oneletters pages of this newspaper third came into the BVC. This of the community is paying for the VIC: those who join the BVC and pay annual membership. Is this fair? If youâ€™re a user-pays believer you might think well, yes, it is. But who is a user? A visitor who walks into the centre? A business owner who joins the centre, hoping for increased business? An event promoter? Yes, all these, and indirectly all those people who depend on those people for work and income: tradespeople, health professionals, bank employees, cleaners, retail employees, events personnel, musicians, newspapers, financiers etc.
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would sometimes indicate that this is far from an accepted fact. Itâ€™s quite understandable that local people want peace and quiet in their own homes and to be able to live undisturbed by the downside of tourism: parking and traffic problems, overflowing rubbish bins, unacceptable noise, loss of amenity etc. But is it tourism that is causing this, or the lack of tourism management?
Management needed Tourism management is not only destination marketing. This has been shown lately by Byron Unitedâ€™s successful garnering of TNSW funding for a TV campaign. According to BU press releases, this is the biggest tourism campaign for Byron Bay ever, and TNSW is funding half of it. Well done to BU for their achievement, but all these funds are for marketing and none for management. Why? Because both state and federal government will always look to councils to fund the infra-
is over 600 people a day, four times the regional average
Above average Not only is the BVC the busiest VIC in the Northern Rivers, but itâ€™s way up there in the state statistics too: Of the almost 4.5m people who visited a Level 1 VIC in NSW last financial year, some 218,519 came into ours. Thatâ€™s 4.94 per cent, or almost one in 20. The average daily visitation in the state is 203, the BVCâ€™s is 602; thatâ€™s three times the state average But why am I telling you all this? Well, itâ€™s clear from my experience on the TAC that funding for VICs in Byron Shire, if indeed it ever happens, is a long way off. In the meantime, it costs at least $250,000 a year just to keep the centre open. And thatâ€™s with no-frills wages. We all earn a lot less that staff in other VICs, who come under the local government award scheme. Weâ€™re open 363 days a year looking after your guests and our members. Itâ€™s
tiring and expensive, and yet weâ€™ve done it without outside funding for 13 years. So, before we can even talk about how best to fund VICs and keep them open and operating for everyoneâ€™s benefit, you may well ask how are we doing it now? The answer is with difficulty. Those of you who are members will know that at each AGM we present our financial reports with trepidation: there are never any spare reserves, no allowance for contingencies, nothing set aside for staff development or training, nothing for marketing or promotion let alone business development. Each and every hard-earned dollar over the counter is put back into wages and essential running costs. Finally, as if you hadnâ€™t guessed, Iâ€™m asking you to give a thought to your local VIC and the businesses and industry it supports. Are you a member? Weâ€™re here every day, seven days a week, looking after your visitors and, potentially, your business.
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Like now, like wow, Labor wipeout on March 26 Greens MLC Ian Cohen takes a look at the forthcoming state elections in March and its possible consequences. s I walked out of the Parliamentary precinct this week a recognisable executive walked in with a certain spring in his step. A generation ago Nick Greiner was premier. He is now back communicating with O’Farrell and his team. The spectre of education, environment and old growth forest battles under that old regime plays on my mind. The polls are indicating an electoral wipeout for the government. On current predictions the Coalition will have 19 members after the elections in the Upper House. This is two short of an outright majority. After the President is elected they will need only three extra votes which will come from the Shooters and Fishers Party and Rev Fred Nile. Barry O’Farrell has been disingenuously claiming that the Greens will have the balance of power and the Coalition cannot claim that prize in their own right. On current polling the conservatives will comfortably have a working majority. Chillingly it reminds me of my loss to Fred Nile in 1991 when we competed for the last place in what the media labelled the battle between Heaven and Earth. Fred won but we had the independents
in the Lower House: Clover Moore, John Hatton, Dr Peter Macdonald and Tony Windsor. They effectively ameliorated the excesses and watchdogged the Parliament in the Lower House. On current trends no such progressive balance will be present in either house of Parliament. I have been in the NSW Parliament since 1995 and with an often discordant cross-bench we have gained significant victories in conservation and social justice issues. However the ALP has ossified over the time. We now have an intensely unpopular Treasurer in Eric Roosendaal and a Premier unable to act decisively and publically sack him. This alone may have saved the Upper House and certainly staunched their losses in the Legislative Assembly. As we have witnessed in this last Parliament or with Howard at his zenith, too much power and resulting arrogance of government is not good for democracy. The tragedy is that the coming crash and result will translate to a similar arrogance with the victors. Decades of Green gains are in grave danger. Victoria under the Coalition is reintroducing duck hunting and cattle back into the High Country. In
NSW The Shooters and Fishers Party is keen to get hunting access to National Parks and dismantle sanctuary zones in marine parks. We will see more dominance of agribusiness under the Nationals to the detriment of the smaller farmers. The Greens are seeking to maximise the Green vote by distancing themselves from the ALP. There is a strong feeling that preferencing the ALP will, at this stage, damage the primary vote for the Greens and the last four years have demonstrated that the ALP is unworthy of preferences. This is a perfectly reasonable position, particularly where Greens are challenging in ALP heartland. My concern is that the potential Greens members in the Upper House will be left dis-
empowered despite our highest ever vote. The future of the environment and progressive politics is dire. How do we convince voters, intent on punishing the ALP, to maximise the opportunity for a rigorous opposition in the Upper House? This is not targeting the Coalition’s policy but seeking a balance. I recommended that Greens not preference ALP in 2007 in part due to the fear that a big win would breed arrogance and an eventually destructive crash. My predictions were correct but it gives me no satisfaction. We have long extolled the benefit of doubling the value of one’s vote with effective preference choice. If Greens are over quota do we want our votes to extinguish? Unfortunately we need ALP positions in the Up-
per House for the Greens to be effective (the hallowed my enemy’s enemy is my friend principle) – little love lost either way. Historically, elections for the Upper House had preference deals behind the scenes with registered preference flows locking in all sorts of deals for perceived self-advantage. This reached absurd heights where the possibility of gaining a seat with the low quota of 4.5 per cent could be achieved with deals only and a catchy party name. This came to a climax in 1999 with the infamous tablecloth election. The government changed the rules with Greens support. This stopped many so-called micro parties. The situation today is arguably more fair and representative. Preferences are presented more openly to the electors. The most powerful players in this new preference game are the major parties and to a lesser extent the Greens due to the simple fact that party organisation and hence blanket polling booth coverage is the most effective way to get a preference flow recommendation into the hands of the electors. Be assured the Right will preference tightly and the Shooters, Christian Democrats and Coalition will be the big
winners. Are we a religious, gun-toting society? Watch this space after March 26. The tragedy is that many well meaning conservative voters may be victims of the vagaries of the electoral system. Rev Fred Nile if given sufficient power will seek to ban the burqa, end school ethics classes, place greater restrictions on women’s rights to choose and close down the medically supervised injection centre, to mention but a few issues. We must convince those who are voting conservatively in the main game to protect the balance in the Upper House and look at the record of hardworking Greens over the last four parliaments in NSW. Many first time Liberal voters want to give O’Farrell a chance but would be horrified to think that they would be giving Fred Nile and the Shooters and Fishers a dominant role. A significant number of our pioneering conservationists were conservatives, many of them from the North Shore in Sydney. If well meaning conservative voters, both city and country, are properly alerted I believe a hand on the shoulder of a new conservative government delivered with a Greens balance of power can still be attained.
Cyclone Yasi Cassowary Appeal Right now, we need your help to save the Cassowaries of Mission Beach in Far North Queensland. Their rainforest home has been devastated by Cyclone Yasi and they face starvation unless we act now. Rainforest Rescue is helping to provide food for the Cassowaries and is restoring their rainforest habitat. Cyclone Yasi has stripped the rainforest trees bare. Once the Cassowaries have eaten the fallen rainforest fruit, they will be forced to leave the forest in search of food. This could be disastrous for the already dwindling population. In the aftermath of Cyclone Larry in 2006, a large number of Cassowaries were hit by vehicles or attacked by dogs once they left the forest. One-third of the Cassowary population died of starvation.
Please help to save this magniﬁcent species. They are already threatened with extinction and it is estimated that only 1,000 remain in the wild. Please donate now and help fund the food for these iconic rainforest birds. The food will be placed at remote feeding stations to ensure that the Cassowaries do not wander into town and get hit by cars. We are also planting trees to provide essential Cassowary habitat and purchasing rainforest properties to ensure Cassowary habitat is protected.
Help feed the Cassowaries of Mission Beach in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi. $25 will provide Cassowary food for one day and ensure the survival of this endangered species. Rainforest Rescue is a local not-for-proﬁt organisation committed to protecting rainforests forever. We create opportunities for individuals and businesses to support successful projects to protect and restore our rainforests. 20 February 22, 2011 The Byron Shire Echo
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Byron Bay Film Festival
Telegram Man brings the terrible news in a time of war The Saturday afternoon session on March 5th is one of those festival moments that BBFF just know will be a genuine crowd pleaser. Not only are there terrific films on offer, but BBFF has also made sure that a star and the director of one of these great films will be on hand! Definitely one of those times to rub shoulders with icons from the Australian film industry… First up of these dramatically engaging films is the Australian short The Telegram Man. Back we go in time to the year 1942. War is raging in Europe and the Pacific, but its destructive tentacles spread even further than this. During the long years of World War II, Australia’s small farming communities paid a terrible price. In the rural towns of New South Wales, one family each week discovered that their son or husband or brother or father would not be coming home. In the throes of such
grief, one seldom stopped to consider the impact of this on the man who had to deliver this news. The Telegram Man takes us into the world of Bill Williams, the man whose job it is to deliver the worst kind of news. This role is made all the more effective as veteran actor Jack Thompson embodies the full weight of Bill’s job. Gary Sweet adds his strong presence to the screen as John Lewis, the father of a son who is off at war. With
Sigrid Thornton as his wife, Barbara, this dynamic acting trio contribute to a theme that already has considerable impact. The Telegram Man is a story that compels us to question our values, our fears and our compassion. It focuses on a time when we grew up as a nation; a time when we took responsibility and a time when we learnt the most painful lessons of loss whilst discovering and defining who
your memory. Having Jack Thompson and Director/Producer James Khehtie (short film Breathless, and a contributor to Mao’s Last Dancer and Little Fish) on hand to provide insights to the making of this film guarantee an engaging afternoon. When the houselights dim again for Among Us, the audience will be taken on an unusual journey through the emotional landscape of we are. Although we look Swedish couple Ernst and through the lens of WWII, the Cecilia. Beautifully realised by story of The Telegram Man film director and writer Johan remains as pertinent and Brisinger, Among Us is a film that beautiful in its compassion, illuminates the emotional chaos sorrow and love as any that evolves when an accident moment in contemporary alters Ernst and Cecilia’s human experience. predictable and orderly lives. This poignant snapshot into Suddenly facing the possibility a time that forever changed that they may lose their only the face of Australian culture child, Ernst and Cecilia each may only be a short film, but find their own means of dealing with its host of good actors with the situation. and an excellent screenplay, it’s A crack appears in their a very big film that will linger in marriage and as this grows
into a much larger rift, viewers are left wondering if there can possibly be a resolution without some divine intervention. Among Us is a sumptuous film on any number of levels. Ernst is played by Michael Nyqvist who is instantly recognisable as a consummate actor with a long list of film credits – including all The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy. Cecilia is played by the glorious Izabella Scorupco, who also has a long line of credits to her name and has recently appeared in films such as Sunstorm and Cougar Club. She was also a very captivating Bond girl playing opposite Pierce Brosnan in Golden Eye. Among Us is a touching and suspenseful drama about the power of hope and love, and a flirt with the fantastic. Put March 5 on your calendar. Or better still, call into BCCC and pre-purchase your tickets to this exceptional afternoon of entertainment.
Revealing the 3,000-year inheritance of Indian classical music A beautiful and mesmerizing journey, Call of the Maestro, was a project undertaken to reveal how 3,000 years of classical Indian music is surviving a modern world. Historically passed down from generation to generation, this tradition is now under serious threat. The younger generations in modern India are more interested in embracing the ‘new’, and not so enamoured with dedicating themselves to learning the skills of an art form that is a highly complex mix of structure, improvisation and spiritual faith. Travelling around India to find the maestros are a student of music and a promoter of Indian classical music. Together they allow us access to the last great Indian maestros playing in the intimate surroundings of their own homes. Through the film we explore an ancient art form that is rooted in spirituality and embraces all religious faiths.
The very first sounds of this expressive music evolved from ancient chanting and the beginning of every song starts with music in prayer form. The maestros’ daily practices are based on prayer, chanting and yogic meditation and exercise. Although many maestros currently work as teachers to use imaginative ways to pass on their heritage, it is the young people upon whose shoulders the future of Indian classical music lies. For anyone who has ever appreciated the beauty and inherent spirituality of traditional classical Indian music, don’t miss this enlightening documentary. Screening Friday 11. Photo: Dr Karaikudi plays sitar. Note: In reference last week to caterers The Beautiful Feast, ‘organic primary producers’ should have read ‘free range primary producers’.
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TRICKY DICKY TIX We have a double pass to any one of three screenings of the New York Metropolitan Opera's performance of Nixon in China: screening Sat 11.30am, Sun at 1pm, and Thurs March 11.30am. Tix $23-$27 on sale now at the Dendy. Email gigs@ echo.net.au with subject header 'dicky tix'. Please specify which session you would prefer. WHAT'S IN STORER We have a double pass to see Sara Storer at the Mullum Civic Hall on Friday 4 March when she appears with special guest Greg Storer. We also have two CDs to give away so email firstname.lastname@example.org. au with subject header 'In Storer'.
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IN THE WORLD OF MUSIC, MARTHA WAINWRIGHT IS A BLUEBLOOD: DAUGHTER OF AMERICAN FOLK SINGER LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III AND CANADIAN FOLK SINGER KATE MCGARRIGLE, AND SISTER TO RUFUS WAINWRIGHT. MARTHA WAINWRIGHT CONTINUES THE MUSICAL TRADITION OF KEEPING IT ALL IN THE FAMILY BY TAKING HER ONE-YEAROLD SON ARC ON THE ROAD FOR HER AUSTRALIAN TOUR. SEVEN CAUGHT UP WITH MS WAINWRIGHT ON THE EVE OF HER BYRON SHOW.
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Your son Arc is now around 14 months old I guess â€Ś walking? Being on the road with an infant is a challenge in itself, but how is it now that heâ€™s becoming a toddler? He is not quite walking yet, so that makes it a bit easier. He slept 12 hours of the 14 hour flight over here from the US; all in all itâ€™s been a joy. How do you manage â€Ś things like sleep times etc? Arc is living on an adultâ€™s schedule so it seems to be fine so far. How has being a mum changed the way you approach your music? How do you manage having so much less time for creative endeavours? Howâ€™s your time management? Well actually I have always been quite a lazy artist, in that Iâ€™m not someone who spends eight hours
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a day playing and writing songs. My songs have always been about daily life and personal experiences. The baby has just enhanced all of these things greatly. Is this how you grew up with musical parents? Pretty much, although … My mother and her sister didn’t tour as much as we do. But being on the road with them in the summertimes doing folk festivals and enjoying ourselves backstage has certainly been a great role model. Do people judge you when you take a baby on the road? I don’t think so. I have no idea. All I know is that it’s best to spend as much time with my child as possible, so I take him with me. I’m sure it will become more complicated once he is school age. Do you think music and performing is the one place where gender inequality is still quite present? Fathers of babies tour all the time … Well, if I were just a backup singer, I wouldn’t be able to take the baby with me, so I’m Glad I’m the Boss. How did I Know You’re Married But I’ve Got Feelings break the market for you? I’m not sure it it really broke the ’big market’ but I’m just glad it’s kept me working. Onward and upward. I always loved how confrontational the song and album title are. I think Nina Simone sang about the Other Woman, but generally they don’t get a lot of positive air time. Was yours a personal song, or more of a narrative inspiration? Mine is a personal song, not so much about being the other woman, but more about not being able to have what I want. Did you ever get much radio play with Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole (another brilliant title)? Only in places where they play something like that. Why did you decide to make a Piaf record? What is it about her as an artist and a woman that inspires you? It was not my idea to make a Piaf record. It was the producer, Hal Willner. That being said, she was my favourite singer when I was a kid. The reckless abandon of her voice has always inspired me. What are the qualities that define a performance by Martha Wainwright? I would think a certain amount of honesty and raw emotion, perhaps not everyone’s cup of tea, but something that is sometimes lacking in music today. Are there ever things you can’t say or write in a song, or is everything up for grabs? Not quite everything. What should we expect for your shows in Byron Bay? It will be a real mixed bag: combo of Piaf, my own songs, new songs and songs of my late mother Kate McGarrigle. Martha Wainwright plays the Bangalow A&I Hall on Saturday. Tickets 13 28 49.
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A VERY SORRY POLLY When you’re in public office, it’s a good idea not to insult your constitutents. A few weeks ago former Tweed Mayor Warren Polglase disgraced himself by telling an 80-year-old woman to ‘Get a job’. This was in response to the Tweed Shire woman expressing her disapproval of Polglase’s support in the council vote for a new dam in the Tweed. As he passed her she uttered ‘shame’ to which old Polly inferred she needed an urgent trip to Centrelink. ‘Get a job’ is not a very original comeback. He might as well have yelled ‘show us ya tits’ or ‘I just had sex with your mum’. They’re just tired old heckles, a way of minimising and dismissing the other person as a fool. If you are going to have a retort, make it appropriate. Why yell ’get a job’ to an 80-yearold woman who’s well past working age? Doesn’t Polly realise the retirement age is 65? Is he really expecting Mrs Jack to apply for Newstart? ‘And where have you applied for work this week Mrs Jack?’ ‘Hmm, the bowls club?’ Does Mr Polglase have any idea how difficult it is for an 80-year-old woman to re-enter the workforce? I’ve scanned the employment section of the relevant Tweed papers and not one job requested an octogenerian. As hard as Mrs Jack tries I just don’t think she’s going to get a job. Chances are, that at the age of 80, Mrs Jack has fulfilled her civic duty in the workforce. She has earned her dues. She can sleep sixteen hours a day in her slippers if she wishes. She’s a community elder. But no, Mr Polglase wants Mrs Jack back on the payroll. He wants her cleaning toilets, or holding the Stop-and-Go sign; maybe she could even get a job at the McDonald’s Drive-Thru. So when Warren nips in for a midnight McFeast she’d fill his order, take his cash and then utter ‘shame!’ and he’d say ‘Go on the pension!’ ‘Get a job’ is an insult born of our protestant work ethic. It echoes an underlying belief system that people with jobs are better people than people without jobs. People with jobs should have more rights than people without jobs. People who work in jobs and pay taxes are good. People with disabilities,
on pensions, who are unemployed, sick or infirm are bad. People with a ‘get a job’ mentality are frightened of people who live outside of the 40-hour week. They despise those citizens who sleep until 11. Who spend months in the forest chained to trees or three hours day in a yoga class. To Get a Jobbers, people without jobs are irritating. They have time to do things like, well, like research environmental problems associated with dams. They have time to read environmental impact studies. They have time to attend council meetings and sit in the public gallery. They have time to protest decisions they believe are short sighted and unfair. These stupid people need to get a job. Because when you have a job you’re compliant. You’re just too tired from spending the best part of your week doing something meaningless to earn money to pay for a life that you don’t have time to participate in. I’m a taxpayer. I’m happy that part of the money I earn goes to providing modest income supports for single mothers, the unemployed, the lazy and the drug addicted. I’d rather it went there than into new cars for Wilson Tuckey, speech lessons for Julia Gillard or a compassion implant for Tony Abbott. So how did the Polster apologise to an 80-year-old? He sent an email. ‘Sorry old bat...send. There it’s done.’ When Kevin Rudd said Sorry to Indigenous Australia he didn’t send an email. Email apologies are copouts. Apologies should be public. They should be sincere. And they should attempt to restore dignity back to the offended party. I suggest that if Warren Polglase wants to make a proper apology he needs to make a personal trip to Elizabeth Jack’s home, offer her a foot rub, clean her gutters and a make her a cup of tea. As the song says, Warren Polglase: ‘Polly put the kettle on.’ Maybe Polglase should stop worrying about people getting a job, and get on with doing his job.
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g n i l e Pe the Orange thing, maybe, that when someone is on the stage doing their art, they listen. Very respectful – and crazy at the same time. It was an amazing tour! Do you think the general public have broadened their acceptance of music in the last decade? (Meaning it used to be embarrassing to admit you liked country music, but now it’s kind of groovy to have a Hank Williams in your collection.) Hank Williams has always been cool! I guess everything is such a mish-mash these days we all have to pay our respects to the inventors. It’s like we are able to borrow so much from such a wealthy history of pop music; when you hear Hendrix or Billie or Leadbelly, it satisfies a craving for the roots Are you still living in Melbourne? Do you think living in of things. Melbourne is an advantage to your musical career given the What are the embarrassing records that you secretly love in number of venues and gigs as compared with, say, Sydney your music collection? I was singing Mariah Carey’s Music Box or Brisbane? Why? Yes, we are all Melbourne people. I’m not the other day before a gig, but I think I’ve lost that CD now. Man sure about the advantages and disadvantages of living in Melbourne because I’ve never lived anywhere else for very long. that girl could sing! I guess it’s a thriving nest of people doing what we do … that’s Tell me a little about the new album you are working on a good thing and bad thing … in the past it has felt like being at the moment? Well, we’re writing for it now. The record will a small fish in a big pool. We went to places like Darwin and felt have a fuller sound I think … perhaps a bit more sonically like bigger fish. It was like we were feeding hungry puppies. experimental but with same old-fashioned, honest songwriting Melbourne is harder to crack in a way but it also offers more we’ve always done. opportunity, and certainly a lot of inspiration from other artists. What production choices are you making? We’ll be using You toured with The Cat Empire in Europe last year – they more instruments this time … like a rhythm section and some have a high-velocity high-energy set, audiences are waiting lush brass sections. We’ll be working with a wonderful producer for that; is it difficult going on before them? Do those Steve Schram (Little Red, Little Birdy, The Cat Empire), who will audiences – their audiences I suppose – get Tin Pan Orange bring much to the record I’m sure. as well? The Euro crowds were most obliging. Really wonderful, actually. The Cats seem to have a following all around the world How has your music changed over the last few releases? of people who are not just wanting to dance mindlessly (which Do you feel that you’ve arrived at a sound that feels completely yours? Our songwriting has become better, I think they do as well), but are actually real music lovers. We felt very understood in most cities we went to. I think it’s also a European – more mature you could say. But I think we are still searching
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for ‘sound’ … I guess you never stop searching … or maybe growing is the word. Your voice attracts a lot of attention. Even from divas like Renee Geyer. What is it about your voice that seems to touch people so deeply? I’m not sure about that one. I’ll just say thanks. Tell me the most surprising thing that’s happened for you musically over the past 12 months? Alex did the Hammer dance in Amsterdam and took us all by surprise. He says he doesn’t remember. And what should we expect for your show in Mullumbimby? Our live shows are always different. I’m sure it will contain a few magic moments … or at least one, maybe two … and you don’t want to miss them when they happen. We’ll be playing some new stuff and we have a smokin’ support act, Roscoe James Irwin. We always love playing in glorious Mullum! Mullum Music Festival presents Tin Pan Orange at the Mullum Civic Hall this Saturday.
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Healthy Happy Waifs with the Mama The Waifs created their career in music on stages in every city and country town around Australia. Through their various personal journeys, the Waifs have all ended up living in the USA. So what was once a regular addition to the music fans’ calendar in their homeland has become a rare treat. With six studio albums, two live albums, multiple ARIA Awards, countless festival appearances and over half a million albums sold locally, it will have been two years since they played to Australian fans. Their new album Temptation is due in store early March 2011, released independently through Jarrah Records and MGM. The Waifs will be supported on all shows on the East Coast by amazing WA soulstress Mama Kin, who is forging a name in her own right for her stomping piano and swampy beats. Hotel Great Northern on Tuesday.
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Young Talent at the Brewery Byron Bay Brewery is hosting a special underage gig on Sunday from 5pm to 9pm. Featuring local young bands Alice Blu and Lifeline, and blues rock singer Jaeden Ogston. Jaeden is a genuine ‘Rocker’, embracing the natural tones of blues and rock with his remarkable voice. Relax in the back garden and wind up your weekend with some original tunes from the young emerging musicians of the Byron Shire. All ages welcome. Free entry.
Burton, Sunde & Fix in Courthouse
Launching their new musical alliance with a Northern New South Wales and South-East Queensland tour later this month, Burton, Going Deep Sunde & Fix are thrilled It’s surf music, Jim, but not as we know it. Deep to be performing at Sea Arcade are pleased to announce they’ll be the Courthouse Hotel, hitting both the road and the beach this summer Mullumbimby this in a co-headline tour with fellow surficianados Surf Saturday. Take the City from New Zealand. The two bands will duel voluptuous double bass of it up along the East Coast throughout February Paul Robert Burton, velvet and with both bands drawing inspiration from vocals of Nadia Sunde, classic surf music it’s only fitting that the majority and virtuoso guitar of of the shows will take place by the beach. Thanks Michael Fix, add a healthy E COURTHOUSE TH AT to a slew of stand-out radio singles – Crouch End, FIX & E ND SU N BURTO dose of humour and AY ND SU Don’t Be Sorry, Lonely In Your Arms and Keep On ON Y IN MULLUMBIMB positive vibes, and you Walking – Deep Sea Arcade have built a huge swell have a concert that will leave you of support and they plan to ride it all the way into smiling for days! Performing an eclectic repertoire of originals, 2011. With their first major release looming large on the horizon, traditional pieces and unusual popular songs, Burton, Sunde & it’s time to lose the ‘band to watch’ moniker and become the Fix seamlessly blend blues, Celtic, gospel, swing, country, jazz must-see band of the summer. Thursday at the Beach Hotel and folk influences together into a captivating and thoroughly from 9pm. Free. engaging live music experience. From 3pm.
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Blackbirds Fly Home Byron Bay’s very own Blackbirds launch their self-titled debut independent album at the Hotel Great Northern this Saturday. Singer Renee Simone explains: ‘Following our appearances on Australia’s Got Talent, the most commonly asked question has been “So did you get a record deal?”. The answer is No, we’ve taken the independent route and it’s been an incredible journey. After the television exposure people from across the globe started to see our music though Facebook and YouTube. An international Blackbirds Community evolved. This Blackbirds Community offered to put up the money to enable us to independently record our first album. These fans are listed on the album cover and it is thanks to their support and encouragement that we can now announce the release of our debut album.’ In the meantime, whilst busking outside Fresh Café last year, Blackbirds were spotted by Eric Bibb’s tour manager. Blackbirds will be touring Australia supporting Eric Bibb and Ruthie Foster in April and May this year. Support your world-class local talent. $10 at the door; 8pm till late.
Sunday at the Billi A group of local musicians have banded together and donated their services to raise funds for the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal. The performers include Rock Daddy, The NR Promise, Throw Mumma From the Train, The Dirty Channel, Jimmy And Grant, TMI and Tim. It kicks off at 1pm; entry is $10 for adults and kids are free. A big Aussie BBQ all afternoon, a monster raffle and a fun family day all round.
A Gipsy Ku Gipsy.cz exploded on to the Czech music scene in 2004 and the borders between world music, gypsy music, hip-hop and pop were broken for the first time in the Czech Republic. They created their own energetic original sound and space where genuine traditional music and hip-hop meet. Ku promotions present them at the Byron Community Centre on Thursday 3 March, and then two days later, on 5 March, master percussionist Yasar Akpence appears with his wild gipsy outfit at Coorabell Hall. The group consists of clarinet, kanun,
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Distinguished soloists and chamber musicians Graeme Jennings (violin), Bridget Crouch (viola), and Louise King (cello) will launch our 20th year concert series with a sumptuous program to include a string trio by Beethoven, duos by Mozart and Beethoven and the Dohnanyi String Serenade. Sunday February 27th, 2011 at 3pm in St Martin’s Anglican Church, Mullumbimby. Tickets $20, members $15, children $10, available at the door. Afternoon tea and the BMS AGM will follow the concert.
give in to the urge to dance, drink and be merry. Saturday at the Byron Brewery.
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Love Police and Frankie are extremely excited to announce a February tour for one of America’s unique talents, M WARD. While past critics have compared M WARD to everyone from John Fahey to Tom Waits with his brilliant guitar playing and innate sense of melody, he is one of those rare and special talents who defy comparisons and compartmentalisation. Like a true American treasure, he cuts his own groove while music fans continue to fall under his whispered spell. Since first really getting noticed with 2003’s Transfiguration Of Vincent through to 2009’s Hold Time, M WARD has found an ever-increasing and dedicated audience
Pigeon in your pants That doesn’t mean anything – I just wanted to say it. Pigeon formed in early 2010 when a group of musicians sporting vastly differing musical Y ON SUNDAY RON BREWER BY backgrounds joined forces E TH AT E LIFELIN to create an earful of tasty textural treats. The band showcase a meeting point falling for his deft guitar picking, bar-room of organic and electronic music to form an piano, and voice like drizzled honey, making eclectic mix of genres. Ranging from electro- him a huge favourite of music critics. M Ward pop and world music to drum ’n’ bass and is joined by our M Dude, M Jack Bee at the Byron Theatre at the Community Centre on hip-hop, the band will captivate you from Friday. the moment they walk on stage until you
The wonderfully funny Wil Anderson – winner of the Helpmann Award in 2010, The People’s Choice Award at last year’s Melbourne Comedy Festival, and mens’ mag GQ’s Media Personality of the Year – jumps off a plane fresh from LA to grace the stage at the Byron Services Club. Wil is performing A Work in Progress, an exciting seat-of-yourUB ON SATURDAY E BYRON SERVICES CL TH AT ON RS pants ride through DE AN L WI the brain of this comedic genius. Wil is performing two of your seat. See it first in previews at Dendy shows only, Saturday at 7pm and 9pm. All tix Byron Bay Cinemas this Friday, Saturday and are $20. Grab a chance to see a pro build a gag Sunday. from the ground up! Bookings on 6685 6878.
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Friends of the Circus and Circus Arts Byron Fans of the Stieg Larsson-penned Millennium Bay are having a huge first showcase this year trilogy will be racing to the Dendy to see the on Thursday, featuring Circus Arts’ amazing stunning final chapter in the film adaptations, Flying Trapeze Team direct from the Woodford The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest this Folk Festival. Expect some pretty snazzy weekend. The final scenes of the second film, trapeze work especially from the local crew The Girl Who Played With Fire, left everyone who’ve just returned from the circus festival in suspense. Now, in this last instalment, in Tassie. Come along and show your support Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in the for these up-and-coming performers as they intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. entertain you and your friends and family. With a bullet wound to her head, she’s fighting After the show, audience members can have a for her life in more ways than one. If and when go on the high flying trapeze for $5 a swing. she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm Doors open at 6.30pm. Show time starts at to stand trial for three murders. But Salander, 7pm and runs till 8pm. the pierced and tattooed genius computer hacker, is made of tough stuff. With the extraordinary Musiktraﬁk & Ku Promotions present Noomi Rapace reprising her role as Salander, and Michael Nyqvist as her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, this is a thriller that will have you on the edge
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performers and audiences alike to engage with and interact with Australia’s diverse recorded sound history, sees new and diverse interpretations of classic songs, and the chance for local audiences to see well known regional performers as part of the Cooee show. In Lismore, Cooee has singer, songwriter, puppeteer and raconteur Jimmy Willing (of the Hiccups) and Davey Bob Ramsey will perform Jimmy’s original song Singing Kate Kelly to Sleep, recorded by the Whitlams. And Davey Bob Ramsey will also interpret the classic early punk anthem I’m Stranded by the Saints from the Sounds of Australia registry. Lismore City Hall, Friday, 11am matinee for schools and 7.30pm. Tix 1300 066 772.
Breaking the Mould When was the last time you threw caution to the wind and took an outrageous risk? Maybe it was your way of breaking out of a rut, or undoing the shackles of the past. It takes courage (or sometimes just plain foolishness) to dare to be different, to do something or be someone that challenges your own idea of who you are. Perhaps the risk you took was a life-changing decision or maybe it was the mistake you had to make! Come and share your stories of bold adventure and reckless abandon, and watch as the Playback actors bring your stories to life on stage in drama, movement and music. Saturday, 7.30pm at the Drill Hall in Mullumbimby.
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So I decided to deal with a wider range of human diversity and put it in a natural context, when I heard about the continuing oppression of homosexuals for behaving ’unnaturally’. In my view, the path to happiness must be swept of bullshit, and human sexuality sans bullshit is as beautiful and intrinsically uncomplicated as it is diverse. And funny!
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MAKING A FILM TAKES A LOT OF BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS, PARTICULARLY WHEN YOU’RE A LOW-BUDGET SELF-FUNDED ENTERPRISE THAT HAS EMBARKED ON A RATHER CONFRONTATIONAL PROJECT. MATT HARTLEY IS THE DIRECTOR/PRODUCER AND ALSO AN ACTOR IN SEX AT 13, A SELF-STYLED MOCKUMENTARY FOCUSING ON A VARIETY OF COMMUNITY ATTITUDES OR STEREOTYPES AROUND SEXUALITY. HARTLEY HAS A DIG AT ISLAM’S ATTITUDE TO WOMEN WITH ‘PUT YOUR WOMAN IN A BAG’; THE CATHOLICS FOR CHILD ABUSE; NARROW-MINDED VIEWS THAT HOMOSEXUALITY IS UNNATURAL; AND DISPARITY BETWEEN PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS AROUND THEIR TEENAGERS’ SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE REALITY. THE FILM IS SET IN THE OFFICE OF A SEX THERAPIST WHERE INDIVIDUALS AND COUPLES CONFESS THEIR VARIOUS SEXUAL MALADIES OR APPREHENSIONS.
What was the impetus for you to make a film about sex and attitudes around sexuality? There were a few. Actually, many. Firstly, I’d heard about the angst experienced by families in our area and elsewhere when they ‘found out what the kids were up to’ and also the situation of young people whose pubescent experiments have them labelled and registered as ’sex offenders.’ I wanted to do something, but a film focused solely on that would be very unpleasant, almost unwatchable.
Cooee Cabaret, the NFSA’s touring theatre show based on the Sounds of Australia registry, is heading to Lismore this Friday. As part of the show’s performances in each location, the NFSA invites local performers to be part of Cooee – either to perform songs from the Sounds of Australia register (such as Friday on My Mind or Land Down Under) or to perform their own original material or significant local songs. This encourages
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What market were you envisioning watching the film? I thought that might have been a problem as switched-on open-minded people would already be on the same page as you and conservative people would turn it off or walk out. Most of us like a laugh, and many of us like to learn something, and some of us like to see bullshit busting at work. I thought comedy lovers would be the basic audience, followed by people who want to see a film as a work of art, something unique if not exactly slick – a kind of street-art cinema-goer, who finds studio comedies bland and art films low on laughs. Then again, the question you pose is the one faced by the likes of Michael Moore, or to invert that, say, a fundamentalist Christian filmmaker envisaging the Rapture. There’s something to be said, I think, for the political exercise of ‘speaking to your base’, giving heart to supporters. I am pretty liberal, but for me the stained underpants were a bit too far, not because I defend priests, or paedophiles, but because it’s a sickening image … why did you choose to include this? The stained underpants always get a reaction. Guys tend to laugh and love it, women tend to wish it hadn’t been included. I wanted a strong, simple, profoundly visceral image that would highlight the reality, actually put you in the physical consequences of child rape. I heard years ago of fiveyear-old boys in the Philippines with uncontrolled rectal bleeding, and I lived next door to a family whose two-year-old had been raped by a friend of the family. How do you get that across? Blood. I thought Put Your Woman in a Bag was a brave and funny political comment on the two different cultural approaches towards gender and women. Were you meaning to be controversial here? Are you expecting a personal jihad? Well, my plan was to throw the three main Abrahamic crew in together. People have forgotten how contemptuous of the body and insistent of complete covering – including a headscarf – the other groups have been. In fact, US sailors going to North Africa in the 18th century were shocked to see bare arms and midriffs! Covered faces, yes, but not total covering. At the time, those men would never have seen any woman but their wives other than covered to the neck and wrist, with hair bound up. The ’back-to-the-burqua’ movement is entirely political and misogynist, but the Abrahamic faiths’ contempt for women is profound. I’m hoping for a discussion, and my point is this: the body is the body, not a work of evil, and a woman in not much is not an advertisement; it’s freedom to be in the real world. Were you prepared for the fact that there would be members of the community that may find parts of your film offensive? Yes, and they need to see it. If reality offends people, they need to have a good hard look at themselves. How are you intending to release this – on DVD, show locally? I dream, I dream, I dream, of a wave of publicity and a general cinema release. Back on Earth, I think some film festivals and some arthouse, but unless the film is shithouse, I think there’s a young and young-at-heart audience waiting for this film. I may be delusional. Sex at 13 screens at The Dendy on Thursday at 7pm.
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a restless edit) to ensure that the drama does not stagnate. Flashbacks and hallucinations are used to telling effect and the photography is never less than spectacular (though I am yet to be won over by the split screen device or extreme camera tilt – both seem too obvious and consequently distracting). From Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Boyle has again collaborated with cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle (who also shot his enchanting Millions) and the Indian composer AR Rahman, though in the case of the latter the results are uneven. Rahman’s muscular score is sometimes jarring and tends to shatter the overwhelming isolation and quietness that Ralston would have been experiencing – this is especially noticeable in a storm sequence when the music thunders louder than the elements and comes between the viewer and Ralston’s visceral reaction to his plight. It is not until the cathartic ending, when Ralston emerges from the canyon into the light, that Rahman’s genius for hitting the right emotional note strikes its most potent chord. Halfway through, I feared that Boyle may have bitten off more than he could chew, but such is his skill as a filmmaker, so sure his instinct for the journey of personal discovery, that Aron’s cry from the heart to the hikers he sees when at last he is free – a cri de coeur that we all need to make at some time – comes as an unexpected but deeply moving climax. This is a wonderful movie. ~ John Campbell
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With the Sun, Mercury and late week Mars joining Uranus and Chiron in ﬂuid Pisces, liquid principles apply: as in taking the path of least resistance around obstacles rather than meeting them head on…
E ARIES: With your boss planet Mars in the sign of sensitivity
ACROSS 1. Paper handkerchief (6) 4. Type of coffee (8) 10. Division of American defence force (6,5) 11. Genetic component (1,1,1) 12. Blockade; trade ban (7) 14. Harangue; talk interminably (7) 15. Nursery rhyme rodent trio (5,5,4) 17. Core followers of Jesus (6,8) 21. Devilish, demonic (7) 22. Board on which painter mixes colours (7) 23. Residue of a ﬁre (3) 24. Choices; indications of favour (11) 26. Ideal state, heaven (8) 27. Movie awards (6)
ACROSS 1. I heard you sneeze – use this (6) 4. I’m English, so grab the newspapers and a coffee (8) 10. Minor scrape is out of control – call in the armed forces! (6,5) 11. River sodium – it’s in your genes (1,1,1) 12. Measure the limit, then leave – it’s a total ban (7) 14. Harangue each royal party (7) 15. Famous trio of sightless runners – we ﬁnd them incredible! (5,5,4) 17. Two elves’ plates broken – they were attending a memorable ﬁnal meal! (6,8) 21. Demonic wild cats devour an individual (7) 22. Wan abstainer takes direction for full colour range (7) 23. Like hot remains (3) 24. Soft citations can make all the difference in Australian elections! (11) 26. Ceremonial walk around the island – it’s just perfect (8) 27. Very large vehicles given as awards (6)
DOWN 1. Storms, disturbances (8) 2. Title of knight (3) 3. Destroy sense of purpose, break down self-control (7) 5. Conductor-manager of famous Lonely Hearts Club Band (8,6) 6. Stage, stand for a speaker (7) 7. Greatest of King Arthur’s knights (3,8) 8. Desert herb known as mountain spinach (6) 9. Instructors employed at ofﬁcial places of learning (6,8) 13. Twitcher, observer of ornithological activity (11) 16. Estimates, evaluates (8) 18. Variety of broad bean (4-3) 19. Trays, serving platters (7) 20. Musical note of 440 Hertz (1,5) 25. American spy agency (1,1,1)
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and healing, emotions could bubble up when you least expect it. Don’t fight them – use this chance to finally understand how those feelings of being ignored, overlooked or unsupported are working against you. F TAURUS: This week makes discipline difficult as hearts, minds, plans, arrangements and agreements all become subject to change. Muting the volume on your judgment channel – not always easy for Taurans – could allow you to hear a brilliant solution to a situation that seemed insoluble. G G EMINI: As this week dives from the empire of ideas into the sea of feelings, agendas turn inwards and personal – in your case to the deeper feelings churning beneath that eternally perky front. Stop–gap quick fixes which worked for the short term now need serious, in-depth reconsidering. H CANCER: Cancer cusp philosopher Jean Paul Sartre famously observed that hell is other people, which could be looking pretty appropriate this week. Do whatever you can to clarify confusion, illusions, projections and assumptions for the sake of smoother group dynamics, and your own sanity. I LEO: This week’s sensitive issues need discussion, concessions and a delicate touch, so resist your natural tendency to play the drama card. On the upside though Your Majesty’s artistic creativity is peaking, imagination’s rampant, romantic juices are on the rise and flashes of genius are just waiting to strike. J VIRGO: A nurturing, fertile week for Virgos, though not without the odd unavoidable disappointment. If the realisation dawns that most people aren’t into living up to your ideals and expectations, that lets them off the hook. And makes your job as enforcer redundant, wouldn’t you say? K LIBRA: If this week turns colleagues or loved ones critical and bitchy don’t take it too hard, because their minds and moods
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Aeroflot Open winner Le Quang
When 18-year-old Le Quang Liem won the powerful Aeroflot Open in Moscow in 2010 he confounded many pundits. However, by winning a second consecutive Aeroflot title this week Le has confirmed that he is much more than just a one-hit wonder. In its ten-year history, the Aeroflot Open has established itself as the toughest open tournament in the world, with a large prize fund and entry restricted to players rated above 2550. (To put this in perspective, currently
Play at Byron Services Club, Mon 7-10pm Australian Champion Zhao Zong U/14 title in 2005 and his first Yuan would be the only player Grandmaster result followed from Oceania allowed to com- soon afterwards. pete.) Technically a full time economUntil now, no player had ever ics student at Saigon University, won the Aeroflot Open twice, or Le has been enjoying a gap year even gone close to winning the which has now extended to a year event twice. and a half. (‘In Vietnam schools However, Le led the 2011 event discourage gap years – you have from start to finish, and even a to have a very good reason,’ Le penultimate round loss to Ivan admitted.) Cheparinov – better known as the Last year after Aeroflot Le main second of Veselin Topalov – stayed behind in Moscow for could not stop the Vietnamese a fortnight and studied with teenager. Alexander Khalifman. Later After taking a final round draw Khalifman expressed amazement on Wedneday, Le finished in a tie at how strong Le had become for first with two young Russian without any traditional chess stars, Nikita Vitugov and Evgeny ‘schooling’, relying almost entirely Tomashevsky. However due to on calculation. his superior tiebreak score, Le Khalifman obviously did well received $5,000 more than his in his fortnight of coaching as Le co-winners as well as an invita- is no longer just a tactical wizard tion to the elite Dortmund super- – witness the following superb tournament in July. positional crush of the wellLe has been tipped as a top schooled Russian Grandmaster player since he won the World Mikhail Kobalia.
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Moscow Aeroflot Open 2011 White: M Kobalia Black: Le Quang Liem Opening: English 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Bb4 A 1970s system which is enjoying a revival. 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 d6 7.d3 Bxc3 8.bxc3 h6 9.Ne1 9.e4 has a better reputation, intending to meet 9...Ne7 10.Nh4 g5 11.Nf3 Ng6 with 12.Nxg5!. 9...e4! 10.Nc2 10.dxe4 Re8 11.f3 Be6 looks ugly for White but after 12.c5 the struggle would lie ahead. 10...Re8 11.Rb1 White’s plan of working around the Black e pawn does not work out well but 11.f3 exd3 12.exd3 d5 is already very comfortable for Black. 11...b6 12.Bf4 Bb7 13.Nd4 Qd7 14.Nxc6 Bxc6 15.Qd2 Re7 16.d4? Strategically disastrous. 16.f3 was necessary, intending to meet 16...e3!? 17.Bxe3 Rae8 18.Bxh6! with counterplay. 16...Bb7 17.c5 Ba6! 18.Rfd1 Nd5 19.Be3 Bc4 Now Black’s pieces dominate the key squares and White can never break free. 20.Qc2 Qg4 21.cxd6 cxd6 22.Re1 Nxe3 23.fxe3 d5 24.Rb2 Rc8 25.Rf1 Rc6 26.Qa4 Rec7 27.Rc2 g5 Beginning the final assault. 28.Kf2 h5 0-1! An incredibly early resignation, but faced with the threat of 29...h4 plus later ...Rf6+, White can do nothing with his queen and c2 rook so badly offside.
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Ballina bypass update
It’s not surprising that wet weather has delayed work on the $640 million Ballina bypass. Despite the weather, work on the 12-kilometre road, which starts south of the Big Prawn and ﬁnishes at the intersection of Ross Lane at Tintenbar, has been progressing well. The RTA is expecting the dual carriageway from Cumbalum to Ross Lane to be open in the near future. At the southern end of the bypass ﬁnal pavement construction has started and by the end of April this year much of the bridge works will be completed. It is hoped that the southern end of the Ballina Bypass will be opened in the middle of next year. A community information session is to be held on Wednesday 2 March 2011. Please contact the project information line (1800 209 484) for more details. Community bus tours of the project are also being organised for different groups. Details about these tours are also available by contacting the project information line on 1800 209 484. It is great that the northern section will shortly be opened as it eliminates the notorious Tintenbar Hill section, which will then become part of a local service road.
Tintenbar to Ewingsdale Inside our Ballina Electorate: Ballina bypass update Tintenbar to Ewingsdale Schools Environmental Trust grants $5 million boost to regional tourism Boost for Ballina Bombers The Hinterland Way tourist drive Mental Health Carers Support group Alstonville bypass update Ballina Hockey Club Ballina District Hospital Revitalising Regional NSW Mobile breast screen van $112,000 a year from local clubs Building Partnership grants Police Numbers & Allocation Marine Centre gets NAB grant Coastal Cycleways MOverride RTA demerit points NSW Youth in Parliament Neighbourhood Watch Progress on new Byron Hospital site Mental health booklet Small business Action Plan $200,000 for Byron Library
The completion of the northern part of the Ballina bypass will allow work to start on the next stage of the Paciﬁc Highway upgrade from Tintenbar to Ewingsdale. The RTA is currently preparing a list of preferred tenderers which should be ﬁnalised by the end of March 2011. It’s anticipated the successful tenderer will be named by mid 2011 and that work will start on the project by the end of this year. The entire Tintenbar to Ewingsdale upgrade is scheduled to be completed by 2014 at a cost of $780million. At the moment in the Ballina electorate I am proud to advise that $1.52billion is being spent or has been allocated on upgrading roads. That comprises Ballina Bypass ($640million joint Federal and State funding) Alstonville Bypass ($100million Federal funding), Ewingsdale to Tintenbar ($780million joint State and Federal funding). This is not only making our roads safer, it is also signiﬁcantly boosting our local economy.
Local schools win Environmental Trust grants Three schools in the Ballina electorate have won prestigious Environmental Trust grants as part of the NSW Eco Schools program. Byron Bay High School, Southern Cross K-12 School at East Ballina and Main Arm Public School were among a select number of schools in NSW to receive the grants. Each grant is worth $2,500. The schools had to demonstrate why there was a need for their project, how it will make a difference to the environment and what educational experiences students will gain by undertaking the project. Byron Bay High School will use its grant for an aquaponics project. I visited the school recently to view ﬁrst hand this exciting project. Students, teachers and parents will build a bush tucker and edible garden at Main Arm Public School. Southern Cross K-12 School will implement a waste wise project aimed at diverting a signiﬁcant amount of recyclables and organic waste from land ﬁll. There is strong competition for the grants which encourage students and teachers to look for innovative solutions to environmental issues. I congratulate the three schools and their teachers for their vision and commitment to the environment and I look forward to seeing the results of the projects this year.
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NSW Liberals and Nationals pledge $5 million boost to regional tourism I welcome the recent policy announcement of the NSW Liberals and Nationals of a $5 million boost to regional tourism. The Northern Rivers region will get a minimum increase of $250,000 per year over existing funding. New South Wales has lost market share to other States in recent years, particularly to Queensland and Victoria, so the tourism industry will beneďŹ t substantially from this extra funding. Many of our tourists come from south-east Queensland which has been devastated by the recent ďŹ‚oods. This announcement is very timely and will help the Northern Rivers promote itself into other markets at a time when tourism is struggling.
Alstonville bypass update Weather permitting the Alstonville bypass is expected to be completed by the end of March. The project timeframe has been extended due to heavy rain and wet periods over the last several months. A problem was also recently identiďŹ ed with the noise barrier and it has had to be dismantled and replaced. The 6.2-kilometre bypass will start at Sneathâ€™s Road at Wollongbar and rejoin the Bruxner Highway near the Tropical Fruit Research Station at Perryâ€™s Hill. +85=9<<9?>@B?:53DCD1BD549>!E>5
Don Page MP, pleased to see the mobile breast screen van return to Byron Bay and Ballina
Boost for Ballina Bombers Great news for the Ballina Bombers AFL club which has secured substantial funding from the State Government and the Ballina Shire Council to enable it to signiďŹ cantly improve lighting at Fripp Oval in time for the start of this yearâ€™s season. A grant of $71,000 was received from the NSW Governmentâ€™s Community Building Partnership Scheme, and the Ballina Council has also committed $80,000 for the lighting project. #(E55>C<1>49C1<C?3?>DB92ED9>71>4D851<<9>1 Senior AFC is donating $5,500. This will see large lights erected on Fripp Oval which will allow the Bombers, and other AFL teams from the north coast, to play night games. It will also mean the Bombers will be able to train on the whole oval at night. Congratulations and I look forward to watching a game this season.
The Hinterland Way tourist drive Last year I publically raised the idea of a tourist drive called the Hinterland Way, which would take in parts of the old PaciďŹ c Highway around the Ballina and Byron Shire hinterlands when the new PaciďŹ c Highway upgrades are completed. The NSW Roads Minister, David Borger, recently advised me the RTA is discussing the concept with the Ballina and Byron councils and a working party has been established to investigate the proposal. Early discussions I have had with local supporters of the Hinterland Way tourist drive suggest it would take the route of what will be the old PaciďŹ c Highway when the Tintenbar to Ewingsdale upgrade of the PaciďŹ c Motorway is completed. Much of that stretch of road has spectacular views of the coast and hinterland and this lends itself to being promoted as a tourist drive.
Award for Ballina Mental Health Carers Support group Congratulations to the Ballina Mental Health Carers Support Group, which has received a NSW Local Carer Award. The Award recognises the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations to caring for people in New South Wales. The Ballina Mental Health Carers Support group offers a safe, friendly and conďŹ dential environment where people who are carers, family or friends of a person with a mental illness, can support each other and know that they are not alone. The group meets on the fourth Monday of each month from 5pm-7pm at the Ballina Bowling and Recreation Club in Cherry Street, and operates under the auspices of the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW.
Neville Poynting hard at work, Gary Anderson and Don Page MP inspecting the progress of the new Ballina hockey ďŹ elds.
Ballina Hockey Club I was delighted to be invited to inspect the progress of the new Ballina hockey complex at Kingsford Smith Park. The project is nearing completion and it is hoped to be ofďŹ cially opened in April. This wonderful new facility has been built with a lot of community spirit and generosity. The club house has been entirely built through the generosity of volunteer tradespeople and labourers. Local companies have generously donated kitchen equipment and a security system. The total project cost was $1.1million. Ballina Shire Council contributed $400,000, NSW Sport and Recreation gave $100,000, and an anonymous benefactor donated $250,000. The Ballina Hockey Club also raised $60,000 and volunteers have given thousands of dollars in in-kind donations. The facility is estimated to attract 8,500 visitors to Ballina every year, many during the winter months, which is a slow period for tourism. The hockey complex meets international standards and features a synthetic turf playing ďŹ eld, a beautiful club house, spectator grandstands, canteen, change rooms and toilet facilities.
$2.1 million for Ballina District Hospital The Federal and NSW Governments have announced $2.1 million in funding for the Ballina District Hospital, which will be used to provide seven new sub-acute beds. This follows the construction of the new rehabilitation and transitory care unit.
Revitalising Regional NSW The NSW Liberals and Nationals believe regional NSW is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We want to kick start regional areas like the North Coast by building better infrastructure and creating more jobs. Accordingly, we will: N B51D5 1 >5G 9>6B1CDBE3DEB5 6E>4 ?6 29<<9?> 1>4 of this money will be spent on better infrastructure in regional areas; N B51D5>5G:?2C9>B579?>1<1B51C2I7B1>D9>71 rebate on payroll tax of $4,000 per new employee. This effectively means that for every new employee employed in regional areas by a company that would normally pay payroll tax, no tax will apply due to the $4,000 rebate.
G1CF5BI@<51C54D?C55D85=?29<52B51CDC3B55>F1 After lobbying for so long to have the mobile breast sc The North Coast Area Health Service took away mo Bay in mid 2008 leaving women no option but to t Unfortunately many women were unable to drive to in this region is virtually non-existent. That resulted in a situation where a number of wome I campaigned strongly for the return of the mobile b presenting petitions with more than 1500 signatures. The change of heart by the Area Health Service at th 3?==E>9DI +85545B1<$5=25B6?B'175!1>5<<5*1 Early detection is vital to better outcomes in the treat Next year we are hoping to have the van visit at Mul
At the signing of the Clubs Memorandum of Understanding Front row from left, Gary Hooley, Ballina RSL chairman, Don Page MP & Tom Smalley, Treasurer of the Ballina Bowling & Recreation Club. Back row from left, Scott Jones of Alstonville Bowling Club and Stewart Kerr, President of the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club.
Community groups to get an extra $112,000 a year from local clubs The NSW Liberals and Nationals have developed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Clubs NSW. The NSW Liberals and Nationalsâ€™ plan will see a reduction in tax rates for registered clubs as well as an increase in their contributions to sports clubs, charities and community organisations. I have signed the MOU with representatives from local clubs. The MOU outlines the key measures that will be introduced to help secure the long-term ďŹ nancial viability of NSW clubs as well as the increases in donations they will make to the local community. The MOU sets out a number of key measures including a reduction in club taxes, which will save clubs in the Ballina 5<53D?B1D5=?B5D81>1I51B
Local clubs currently donate more than $5 million annually to community groups and activities, and this will increase by an additional $112,000 per annum under this policy. The 18 clubs in the Ballina electorate employ more than 400 people and make signiďŹ cant contributions to the local economy. The Clubs and Community Rescue Package will ensure the money spent at local clubs gets put back into the communities that support them.
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Marine Centre gets NAB grant
Mobile breast screen van back in Ballina and Byron Bay
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Police Numbers & Allocation I am very concerned about our police strength in the area, especially the number of police who are not available for active operational duty. For example, at Ballina Police Station there are currently 29 police ofďŹ cers, but only 19 are available for operational duty. The other ten are on light duties or sick leave. When determining police strength, those police not available for active operational duty are still included as if they are available. The other problem is that there appears to be anomalies with the allocation of police numbers across the state with some regions having many more than others. Accordingly, the Liberal and Nationals policy is to conduct an audit of police operational strength to see what changes need to be made to current allocations.
The Ballina High School Marine Discovery Centre has received a $50,000 Schools First Impact Award from the National Australia Bank. The money will go towards ďŹ nishing displays and aquariums in the outstanding Gary Thomson, President Ballina High School P&C, Lynda Hourigan, Ballina Marine Discovery Centre Marine Discovery Resource Co-Ordinator with Don Page MP Centre. Ballina High School is one of 68 schools around Australia to receive a Schools First Impact Award. It is a national awards program that encourages schools to partner with their community and is based on the view that strong school â€“ community partnerships can make a signiďŹ cant difference to outcomes for young people, including increased skills and greater engagement with learning. Thanks to the NAB for supporting the Ballina High School.
A great community at Brunswick Heads Brunswick Heads was recently named one of the top three communities in NSW with a population of less than 15,000 people in the NSW Land and Property Management ED8?B9DIC?==E>9DI?6D85/51BG1B4
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Kelle McCarthy to represent Ballina in NSW Youth Parliament Kelle McCarthy from Ballina High School has been selected to represent this electorate at D85
/$ %*. /?ED8 Kelle McCarthy with Member for Ballina, Don Page. Parliament. Kelle was one of only 110 people chosen from across the State to take part in the prestigious program. It gives young people between the ages of 15-18 the opportunity to voice their opinions on issues that are important to them and their communities. +85/?ED8$'C81F5255>49F94549>D?3?==9DD55CD?3B51D529<<C?> important issues within their portfolios. Kelle is a member of the committee investigating Education and Training. Once bills have been ďŹ >1<9C54 D85/$ %*./?ED8 '1B<91=5>D G9<<3?>F5>56?B1G55;9>!E<I /?ED8'1B<91=5>D1B91>CG9<<4521D5 their bills in NSW Parliament House. At the end of the week, passed bills are presented to representatives from the Government and the Opposition. I am delighted that the younger constituents in the Ballina electorate will be represented in the NSW Parliament this year. /?E>7 @5?@<5 G8? 81F5 9CCE5C D85I G1>D B19C54 9> D85 /?ED8 '1B<91=5>DC8?E<43?>D13DD85/$C/?ED8'1B<91=5>D??B49>1D?B >>95#1=?>1>>95 <1=I=31 ?B7 1E?B
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Ballina and Byron Councils have received funding for cycleway projects as part of the NSW Coastline Cycleway program. Byron Council will receive $175,000 for a 440m extension of pedestrian path and cycleway along Ewingsdale Road, immediately west of Byron Bay. Ballina Council will use its $150,000 grant for a 1.2-kilometre extension of the Ballina CBD cycleway between Regatta Avenue and Kerr Street.
At last â€“ Magistrate ďŹ nding will override RTA demerit points At long last a motorist who has their ďŹ ne overturned by a Magistrate will also have the demerit points associated with the alleged offence erased. Back in 2004 I raised the issue of how unjust it was for a motorist who has their trafďŹ c ďŹ ne waived by a Magistrate because of some mitigating circumstances, to still have the demerit points recorded against their licence. The Nationals and Liberals had moved legislation in 2004 to ďŹ x up this anomaly. I welcome the belated adoption of our policy by the Government, but question why it has taken them since 2004 to act. In a case I raised in Parliament in 2004 a red P-plate driver at Byron Bay was pulled over by Police and given a penalty notice of $660 because two of his passengers were not wearing seatbelts. The Magistrate judged that he was in this instance not responsible for his passengers and waived the ďŹ ne, but the six demerit points were recorded which meant he also lost his licence. Because he needed his licence for his traineeship, he also lost his traineeship and his job â€“ a very sad outcome.
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Tony McCabe and Don Page MP at the Ewingsdale site for the proposed Byron Shie Central Hospital.
Progress on new Byron Hospital site Planning for the new Byron Central Hospital continues with the Byron Shire Council now collating public submissions relating to the rezoning of the site. The proposed development provides for the construction of a 54bed hospital as well as an emergency department, acute medical beds, low risk maternity services for the Ballina and Byron shires and private and public surgical services for residents of the Byron shire. The proposal also includes a new Ambulance station. Once the rezoning is completed, which I expect to occur in the next couple of months, the Ambulance station will be built. Funding for the $1.4 million station is in the current budget and work will start as soon as the re-zoning process is ďŹ nalised. The new central hospital has been on the drawing board for many years. Until now, the Health Department has always advised that there is no point in doing all the ďŹ nal planning documentation (eg updated service plan) until the capital funding is in the budget. However, in recent times, especially with the Federal Government now contributing to capital works in health, I am strongly of the view that we have to make our central hospital project â€˜shovel readyâ€™ to attract the capital funding as it becomes available. Accordingly, the Liberals and Nationals policy is to provide the funding to make the project shovel ready.
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Television Guide 1. The usually suave Pierce Brosnan plays a sociopath in the Canadian thriller Butterfly On A Wheel (Prime, Friday, 8.30pm). The title is a literary allusion to Alexander Pope’s work, so no wonder the Americans called it Shattered instead. 2. Josh Peck plays the troubled teenager who falls in love with his psychiatrist’s daughter in The Wackness (SBS1, Saturday, 10.05pm). 3. The peerless master of the nature doco, David Rabbitburrow, is back with David Attenborough’s First Life (ABC1, Sunday, 7.30pm). That’s a sponge he’s examining, not a turd.
ABC 1 4.00 Talking Heads: Maria Benardis 4.30 The Cook And The Chef 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The New Inventors 6.00 Kids’ Programs 11.00 Big Ideas 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 National Press Club Address 1.30 Ben’s Zoo 2.00 Parliament Question Time 3.00 Kids’ Programs 6.00 My Family 6.30 Best Of Collectors 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 The New Inventors 8.30 Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight 9.30 Laid (M) 10.00 At The Movies 10.30 Lateline 11.05 Lateline Business 11.30 Brat Camp (M) 12.20 Grand Designs 1.20 Parliament Question Time 2.30 The Cook And The Chef 3.00 Big Ideas
ABC 2 5.30 Can We Help? 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids’ Programs 7.00 Spicks And Specks 7.30 River Monsters 8.30 The Filth And The Fury The Sex Pistols (M) 10.30 Brat Camp (M) 11.15 Eataholics 12.15 A Little Later 12.45 Whatever! The Science Of Teens 1.10 Coach Trip 1.40 Close
ABC 3 6.05am to 5.30pm Kids’ Programs 6.00 Trapped! 6.30 Prank Patrol International 7.10 What Do You Know? 7.35 My Life As A Popat 8.00
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6.00 Seinfeld 6.30 The Middle 7.00 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos 7.30 Top Gear 8.30 V (M) 9.30 Fringe (M) 10.30 Fringe (M) 11.00 Mike & Molly 11.30 South Park (M) 12.00 Reno 911 (M) 1.00 Fringe (M) 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Get Smart 5.30 The Flintstones
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5.30 Today 9.00 Kerri-Anne 11.00 Danoz 12.00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Kids’ Programs 4.30 Afternoon News 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 NBN News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 The Big Bang Theory 8.00 Mike & Molly 8.25 Lotto 8.30 The Farmer Wants A Wife 9.30 RPA Where Are They Now? 10.30 Embarrassing Bodies (M) 11.30 Til Death 12.00 The Strip (M) 1.00 ET 1.30 Infomercials 3.30 Good Morning America 5.00 Early Morning News
6.00 Kids Time 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Hollyoaks 11.30 Passport To The Sun 12.00 Murphy Brown 12.30 Desperate Housewives 1.30 Grey’s Anatomy (M) 2.30 Movie: Thief Of Damascus (PG 1952) US adventure. Stars Paul Henreid 4.30 Welcome Back Kotter 5.00 Head Of The Class 5.30 Growing Pains 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 The Benny Hill Show 7.30 Heartbeat 8.40 Pie In The Sky 9.45 Murphy’s Law (M) 12.00 Minder 1.00 Passport To The Sun 1.30 Coronation Street 2.00 Emmerdale 2.30 Medical Rookies 3.00 Home Shopping 4.00 NBC Today 6.00 Kids’ Programs 10.30 5.00 Home Shopping Entertainment Tonight 11.00 TMZ 11.30 Get Smart 12.00 Here’s Lucy 12.30 Green Acres 1.00 Seinfeld 6.00 Wagon Train 7.00 The Virginian 1.30 The Hills 2.00 Starsky & Hutch 8.30 McHale’s Navy 9.00 NBC Today (M) 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Kids’ Programs
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ABC 1 4.00 Can We Help? 4.30 The Cook And The Chef 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The New Inventors 6.00 Kids’ Programs 11.00 Around The World In 80 Gardens 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Movie: Funny Face (G 1957) US comedy. Stars Audrey Hepburn 2.25 Ladies Of Letters 3.00 Kids’ Programs 6.00 My Family 6.30 Best Of Collectors 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Stateline 8.00 Chopper Rescue 8.30 New Tricks 9.25 Kidnap And Ransom (M) 10.15 Lateline 11.00 The IT Crowd (M) 11.25 rage (M)
4.00 ABC News 4.05 The Quarters 4.15 The Drum 5.00 ABC News 5.15 The Quarters 5.30 Newsline 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 ABC News 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Newsline 1.00 ABC News 2.00 Midday Report 2.30 One Plus One 3.00 Afternoon Live 5.45 The Quarters 6.00 ABC News 6.05 The Drum 6.45 The Quarters 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Contact Sport 8.00 ABC News 8.30 One Plus One 9.00 The World 10.00 ABC News 10.05 The Drum 10.45 The Quarters 11.00 ABC News 11.30 Contact Sport 12.00 ABC News 12.20 Lateline 1.00 BBC News 1.30 Australian Network News 2.00 BBC World News 2.30 Foreign Correspondent 3.00 Lateline 3.40 5.30 Can We Help? 6.00 ABC News The Quarters Breakfast 9.00 Kids’ Programs 7.00 Spicks And Specks 7.30 Pilot Guides South Atlantic 5.00 World News 8.30 Monday Monday 6.45 UEFA Europa League LIVE 9.30 The Tudors (M) 9.10 World News 1.30 Insight 10.25 The Wire (MA) 2.30 World News 3.30 Letters And 12.25 I Rock: Beggar’s Banquet (M) Numbers 4.00 The Journal 4.30 12.50 How Not To Live Your Life (M) Newshour 5.30 Global Village 1.20 Coach Trip 1.45 Close 6.00 Letters And Numbers
ABC 3 6.05am to 5.35pm Kids’ Programs 6.00 Trapped! 6.30 Prank Patrol International 7.05 What Do You Know? 7.35 My Life As A Popat 8.05 Dani’s House 8.35 Degrassi: The Next Generation 9.00 Close
ABC 1 5.00 rage (PG) 11.00 Cooking The World: Brazil 12.00 Francesco’s Mediterranean Voyage 12.30 Australian Story 1.00 WNBL Basketball 5.00 Australian Open Bowls 6.00 Can We Help? 6.30 Gardening Australia 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Bed Of Roses 8.30 Midsomers Murders (M) 10.10 Graham Norton Show 11.00 Desperate Romantics (M) 11.55 rage (M)
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ABC 2 6.00 Kids’ Program 7.00 Dog Whisperer 7.30 Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight 8.30 Movie: Platoon (MA 1986) US action. Stars Charlie Sheen 10.30 Movie: Two-Lane Blacktop (M 1971) US drama. Stars James Taylor and Dennis Wilson 12.10 From The Tropics To The Snow 12.35 Sun, Sea & Bargain Spotting 1.35 Close
6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Coast 8.30 As It Happened War For The Atlantic 9.30 World News Australia 10.05 Erotic Tales (MA) 10.35 Movie: I Only Want To Walk (MAV 2008) Spanish drama 12.50 Entourage (M) 1.20 Shameless (MA) 2.15 Weatherwatch
6.30 Behind The News 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Contact Sport 8.00 ABC News 8.45 The Quarters 9.00 ABC News 9.45 The Quarters 10.00 One Plus One 10.30 7.30 11.00 ABC News 11.30 The World This Week 12.00 ABC News 12.30 7.30 Select 1.00 Big Ideas 2.00 ABC News 2.30 Stateline Summer 3.00 ABC News 3.30 Foreign Correspondent 4.00 ABC News 4.30 Behind The News 5.00 ABC News 5.30 One Plus One 6.00 ABC News 6.30 Foreign Correspondent 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 Select 8.00 Four Corners 8.45 The Quarters 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Landline Extra 10.00 ABC News 10.30 Contact Sport 11.00 ABC News 11.30 Foreign Correspondent 12.00 Big Ideas 1.00 BBC World News 1.30 Stateline 2.00 7.30 2.30 Australian Story Classic 3.00 BBC World News 3.30 Foreign Correspondent
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Opera: Maria Suarda 3.30 Art In The 21st Century 4.30 Newshour 5.30 Who Do You Think You Are? Nicky Campbell 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Monster Moves 8.30 Iron Chef 9.20 RocKwiz Rewind 10.05 Movie: The Wackness (MA 2008) US drama. Stars Ben Kingsley 11.50 SOS (G-M) 12.50 Great Australian 6.05am to 5.45pm Kids’ Programs 6.05 Albums: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Stoked 6.35 Prank Patrol 7.00 Serious Murder Ballads 1.50 Drawn Together Andes 7.30 Good Game SP 7.50 The (MA) 2.20 Weatherwatch Tribe 9.10 Close
SBS 2 5.00 Weatherwatch 6.00 World News 6.00 Global Village 6.30 Alchemists Turn To Cooking Pierre Gagnaire 7.30 More Than A Fiesta 8.00 China 21 8.30 Transsexual In Iran 9.30 Movie: Eye In The Sky (M 2007) Cantonese thriller 11.10 Movie: Bangkok Dangerous (MA 2000) Thai action 1.00 Weatherwatch
TEN 6.00 Early News 6.30 Kids’ Programs 9.00 Ten News 10.00 The Circle 12.00 NSW Election Debate – LIVE 1.00 Oprah Winfrey Show 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Good Chef, Bad Chef 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 6pm With George Negus 6.30 Ten News 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 Biggest Loser 8.30 Undercover Boss 9.30 Law & Order (M) 10.30 Outrageous Fortune (M) 11.30 6pm With George Negus 12.00 Late News 12.30 Sports Tonight 1.00 The Late Show 2.00 Infomercials 5.00 Religion
MacGyver 3.00 Cheers 3.30 Roseanne 4.00 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 4.30 Mork & Mindy 5.00 Happy Days 5.30 The Brady Bunch 6.00 Family Ties 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond 7.30 So You Think You Can Dance US 9.20 Sex And The City (M/MA) 10.30 The Late Late Show 11.30 Cheers 12.00 Roseanne 12.30 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 1.00 Mork & Mindy 1.30 Happy Days 2.00 The Love Boat 3.00 Diagnosis Murder 4.00 Touched By An Angel 5.00 7th Heaven
ONE HD 6.00 Match Play Championship Golf LIVE – Arizona 10.00 Playing Lessons 10.30 Manly Surf 11.00 Overtime 12.00 NBA Basketball – LIVE 5.15 Omnisport 5.30 F1 Powerboating 6.00 Escape With ET 7.00 Sports Tonight 7.30 I Fish 8.00 World Rally Championship – Sweden 8.30 NBL Basketball LIVE – Sydney v Cairns 10.30 Pro Series Drag Racing 12.00 NBA Basketball 2.00 Sports Tonight Late 2.30 NBA Basketball 4.30 Omnisport 5.00 Drift 5.30 Playing Lessons
6.00 Jag 7.00 MacGyver 8.00 The Brady Bunch 8.30 Neighbours 9.00 Touched By An Angel 10.00 7th Heaven 11.00 The Love Boat 12.00 Diagnosis Murder 1.00 Jag 2.00
6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Movie: A Kiss Before Dying (M 1991) UK mystery. Stars Matt Dillon 2.00 Dr Oz 2.30 The Zoo 3.30 Kids’ Programs 4.30
6.30 Sarah Wiener’s Culinary Adventures 7.00 UEFA Europa League 8.30 The Adventure Of English 9.30 Movie: The Candidate (M 2008) Danish thriller 11.15 Movie: Torremolinos 73 (MA 2003) Spanish comedy 12.50 Weatherwatch
7.30 Frasier 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.30 Frasier 9.00 Everybody Loves Raymond 9.30 Movie: The Naked Gun 33 1/3 – The Final Insult (PG 1994) US comedy. Stars Leslie Nielsen 11.10 Family Ties 11.30 Cheers 12.00 Roseanne 12.30 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 1.00 Mork & Mindy 1.30 Happy Days 2.00 The Love Boat 3.00 Diagnosis Murder 4.00 Touched By An Angel 5.00 7th Heaven
TEN 6.00 Kids’ Programs 10.00 Hit List TV 12.00 Landed Music 12.30 Going Bush 1.00 Infomercials 2.00 Movie: The Phantom Of The Opera (PG 2004) UK drama. Stars Gerard Butler 4.30 Making Tracks 5.00 Oprah In Australia 6.00 Ten News 6.30 Bondi Vet 7.30 Movie: Home Alone 2 (PG 1992) US comedy. Stars Macaulay Culkin 9.50 Movie: Happy Gilmore (M 1996) US comedy. Stars Adam Sandler 11.45 AFL NAB Cup Qualifying Final 1.45 Infomercials 4.00 Religion
ONE HD 6.00 Match Play Championship Golf LIVE – Arizona 10.00 Quiksilver And Roxy Pro Surfing LIVE – Gold Coast 4.00 Omnisport 4.30 Championship Netball LIVE – Queensland Firebirds v Adelaide Thunderbirds 6.30 M7 Multisport 7.00 Sports Tonight 7.30 NAB Cup AFL LIVE – Qualifying Final 10.00 UFC Countdown 11.00 NASCAR Sprint Cup 12.00 Championship Netball – Central Pulse v Southern Steel 1.25 Bundesliga Football LIVE – Schalka v Nuremberg 3.30 Playing Lessons 4.00 Match Play Championship Golf LIVE – Arizona
6.00 Jag 7.00 MacGyver 8.00 The Brady Bunch 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond 9.00 Touched By An Angel 10.00 7th Heaven 11.00 The Love Boat 12.00 Diagnosis Murder 1.00 Jag 2.00 MacGyver 3.00 Cheers 3.30 Roseanne 4.00 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 4.30 Mork & Mindy 5.00 Happy Days 5.30 The Brady Bunch 6.00 Family Ties 6.00 Kids’ Programs 7.00 Weekend 5.00 Weatherwatch 6.00 World News 4.00 ABC News 4.05 The Quarters 4.15 6.00 Here Comes The 6.30 Everybody Loves Sunrise 9.00 Kids’ Programs 12.00 The Drum 5.00 Q&A 6.00 Landline Extra V8 Xtra 12.30 Australia Smashes Raymond Neighbourhood
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5.00 rage (PG) 6.30 Kids’ Programs 9.00 Insiders 10.00 Inside Business 10.30 Offsiders 11.05 Asia Pacific Focus 11.30 Songs Of Praise 12.00 Landline 1.00 Planet Earth 2.00 Adventures In Architecture 3.00 WNBL Basketball 5.00 Art Nation 5.30 Mr Bean 5.40 Doctor Who 6.30 Wallace And Gromit 7.00 ABC News 7.30 David Attenborough’s First Life Arrival 8.30 Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (M) 10.00 Compass Julian Morrow 10.30 Moses Jones (M) 11.25 Gang Ways (M) 12.10 Order In The House 1.10 The Other Love 2.40 Unknown World
4.00 Landline Extra 4.30 One Plus One 5.00 Big Ideas 6.00 7.30 Select 6.30 Behind The News 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Talking Heads: Lambis Englezos 8.00 ABC News 9.00 Insiders 10.00 ABC News 10.30 Stateline Summer 11.00 ABC News 11.30 Stateline 12.30 Offsiders 1.00 Big Ideas 2.00 ABC News 2.30 The World This Week 3.00 ABC News 3.30 Australian Story Classic 4.00 ABC News 4.30 Behind The News 5.00 ABC News 5.30 Inside Business 6.00 ABC News 6.30 Australian Story 7.00 ABC News 7.30 One Plus One 8.00 Insiders 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Asia Pacific Focus 10.00 ABC News 10.30 The World This Week 11.00 ABC News 11.30 Australian Story Classic 12.00 Big Ideas 1.00 BBC World News 1.30 Stateline 2.00 Big Ideas 3.00 BBC World News 3.30 Stateline
ABC 2 6.00 Kids’ Programs 7.00 At The Movies 7.30 Forger’s Masterclass 8.00 Metropolis Bali 8.30 The Romantics 9.30 Art Nation 10.00 Extras (M) 10.30 Gavin And Stacey (M) 11.00 Hamish Macbeth 11.50 Bed Of Roses 12.45 Deff Leppard And Taylor Swift 1.30 Close
10.00 7th Heaven 11.00 The Love Boat 12.00 Diagnosis Murder 1.00 5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World News Jag 2.00 MacGyver 3.00 Cheers 3.30 Roseanne 4.00 Sabrina The Teenage 6.00 Designer People Witch 4.30 Mork & Mindy 5.00 Happy 6.30 The Hairy Bikers’ Food Days 5.30 The Brady Bunch Tour Of Britain 6.00 Family Ties 7.30 Ninja Warrior 6.30 Everybody Loves 8.00 Unbeatable Banzuke Raymond 8.30 Tropic Of Cancer 7.30 NZ’s Next Top Model 9.35 Movie: The Price To Pay (M 8.30 Smallville (M) 2007) French comedy 11.15 Movie: Wintersleepers 10.30 Angel (M) (M 1997) German drama 1.20 12.30 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 1.00 Mork & Mindy 1.30 Happy Days Weatherwatch 2.00 The Love Boat 3.00 Diagnosis Murder 4.00 Touched By An Angel 5.00 7th Heaven 6.00 Religion 7.00 Kids’ Programs 8.00 Meet The Press 8.30 The Hit Rater.Com 9.00 Oz Made 10.00 Hit List TV 12.00 It’s Me Or The Dog 1.00 6.00 Match Play Championship Golf LIVE – Arizona Ironman Series Review 10.00 Quiksilver And Roxy Pro 2.00 Championship Netball Surfing LIVE – Gold Coast LIVE – Melbourne Vixens v 4.00 Championship Netball NSW Swifts LIVE – Canterbury Tactix v 4.00 Everybody Hates Chris 4.30 Northern Mystics Great Aussie Drive 5.00 H2O Just Add Water 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals 6.00 NBL Basketball LIVE – Wollongong v New 6.00 Ten News Zealand 6.30 The Biggest Loser 8.00 Sports Tonight 8.30 Doco: 7.30 Modern Family Waveriders 10.00 Movie: The 8.00 Bondi Rescue Smashing Machine (MA 2002) UFC 8.30 Hawaii Five-O (M) action. Stars Mark Kerr 11.50 Rally 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles (M) 11.30 Movie: The Tailor Of Panama World 1.00 Match Play Championship (M 2001) US drama. Stars Pierce Golf LIVE – Arizona 5.00 Grand Slam Brosnan 1.30 Infomercials 4.00 Champions Golf Clinic Religion
5.00 Weatherwatch 6.35 World News 10.30 UEFA Europa League 11.00 Football Feature 12.00 UEFA Champions League 12.30 Speedweek 2.00 Nerds FC 2.30 Two Of Us 3.00 Who Do You Think You Are? 5.00 Cycling Central 6.00 Thalassa 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 The Story Of The US 8.30 Dateline 9.30 WikiRebels 10.35 John Adams (M) 11.45 Movie: 6.05am to 5.30pm Kids’ Programs A Fond Kiss (MA 2003) UK drama 1.35 6.00 Dani’s House 6.30 My Life As Weatherwatch A Popat 6.55 Jinx 7.25 The Latest Buzz 7.50 The Wannabes 8.15 6.00 Jag 7.00 MacGyver 8.00 The Majority Rules 8.40 Degrassi: The Brady Bunch 8.30 Everybody Loves Next Generation 9.00 Close Raymond 9.00 Touched By An Angel
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6.00 Religion 7.00 Weekend Sunrise 10.00 World’s Strictest Parents 11.00 Minute To Win It 12.00 Home Improvement 12.30 Movie: Good
Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Prime News 6.30 Seven News 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens 8.30 Movie: Butterfly On A Wheel (M 2007) UK drama. Stars Pierce Brosnan 10.30 Movie: Flightplan (M 2005) US drama. Stars Jodie Foster 12.30 NAB Cup AFL – Qualifying Final 3.00 Home Shopping
7TWO 6.00 Kids Time 8.30 Sons & Daughters 9.00 Home & Away 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Hollyoaks 11.30 Passport To The Sun 12.00 Murphy Brown 12.30 Desperate Housewives (M) 1.30 Grey’s Anatomy (M) 2.30 Movie: The Swordsman (PG 1948) US adventure. Stars Larry Parks 4.30 Welcome Back Kotter 5.00 Head Of The Class 5.30 Growing Pains 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 Australian International Airshow 7.30 That’s My Boy 8.10 Are You Being Served? 8.45 Escape To The Country 9.45 60 Minute Makeover 10.45 Living In The Sun 12.00 Movie: Hope Springs (M 2003) UK comedy. Stars Colin Firth 2.00 Movie: The Swordsman 4.00 Coronation Street 4.30 Emmerdale 5.00 Passport To The Sun 5.30 Harry’s Practice
Guinness World Records 1.10 Movie: Barbie – A Fairy Secret (G 2011) Animation 3.00 Movie: Herbie – Fully Loaded (G 2005) US comedy. Stars Lindsay Lohan 5.00 Eukanuba Extraordinary Dogs 5.30 Sydney Weekender 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Surviving Sharks 7.30 Movie: Over The Hedge (G 2006) Animation 9.15 Movie: Role Models (MA 2008) US comedy. Stars Seann William Scott 11.15 Movie: Get Shorty (MA 1995) US comedy. Stars John Travolta 1.35 Home Shopping
7TWO 6.00 Kids’ Programs 9.00 Better Homes And Gardens 10.00 The Great Outdoors 11.00 The Travel Bug 12.00 A House In France 12.30 No Opportunity Wasted: Canada 1.00 How To Blow A Billion 1.30 Weekend Kitchen 5.00 Destination New Zealand 5.30 Man About The House 6.00 Love Thy Neighbour 6.30 Born And Bred 7.30 Heartbeat 8.40 Inspector Morse (M) 11.00 Kingdom 12.00 The Knock (M) 1.00 The Travel Bug 2.00 Weekend Kitchen 5.30 Harry’s Practice
7MATE 6.00 Wagon Train 7.00 The Virginian 8.30 McHale’s Navy 9.00 NBC Today 11.00 Quincy ME 12.00 Magnum PI 1.00 Airwolf 2.00 Baywatch 3.00 Xena Warrior Princess 4.00 Hercules
Boy! (G 2003) Animation 2.20 Movie: K-9 (PG 1989) US comedy. Stars James Belushi 4.30 Australia’s Greatest Athlete 5.30 Drive Thru Australia 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Sunday Night 7.30 Border Security 8.00 The Force 8.30 Bones (M) 9.30 Castle (M) 10.30 Serial Killers (MA) 11.30 The First 48 (M) 12.30 Home Shopping 5.30 Seven News
7TWO 6.00 Home And Away 8.20 Ugly Betty 9.15 Alf 9.45 Full House 10.15 Movie: The Pathfinder (PG 1953) Western. Stars George Montgomery 12.00 Movie: Pinocchio (G 2002) Italian comedy. Stars Roberto Benigni 4.00 Movie: Geronimo – An American Legend (PG 1993) Western. Stars Gene Hackman 6.30 All Creatures Great And Small 7.30 Bargain Hunt 8.30 Escape To The Country 9.30 Live The Dream 10.30 Restaurant In Our Living Room 11.30 Extreme Wife (MA) 12.30 Minder 1.30 Movie: Pinocchio 5.00 Home Shopping
7MATE 6.00 Wagon Train 7.00 The Virginian 8.30 McHale’s Navy 9.00 Million Dollar Catch 9.30 V8 Xtra 10.00 Movie: Spy Hard (PG 1996) US comedy. Stars Leslie Nielsen 12.00 Magnum PI 1.00 Airwolf 2.00 Car Sharks 2.30 Fifth Gear 3.00 American Hot Rod 4.00 Monster Garage 5.00 The Drew Carey Show 5.30 According
6.00 Wagon Train 7.30 The Virginian 8.30 McHale’s Navy 9.00 NBC Today 11.00 Quincy ME 12.00 Magnum PI 1.00 Airwolf 2.00 Baywatch 3.00 Xena Warrior Princess 4.00 Hercules 5.00 The Drew Carey Show 5.30 According To Jim 6.30 Scrubs 7.00 That ’70s Show 7.30 Australia’s Greatest Athlete 8.30 I Shouldn’t Be Alive (M) 9.30 Movie: The Hitcher (AV 2007) US thriller. Stars Sean Bean 11.30 Club Reps (MA) 12.30 Strikeforce (M) 1.00 Airwolf 2.00 Magnum PI 3.00 Hercules 4.00 Baywatch 5.00 McHale’s Navy 5.30 Deal Or No Deal
6.00 Kids’ Programs 10.30 ET 11.00 TMZ 11.30 Get Smart 12.00 Here’s Lucy 12.30 Green Acres 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 The Hills 2.00 Privileged 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Kids’ Programs 6.00 Movie: Scooby-Doo (G 2006) Animation 7.30 Movie: Are We There Yet? (PG 2005) US comedy. Stars Ice Cube 9.30 Movie: Mad Max (AV 1979) Australian action. Stars Mel Gibson 11.25 South Park (MA) 11.55 Movie: Pumpkin (M 2002) US comedy. Stars Christina Ricci 2.30 Starsky & Hutch (M) 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Get Smart 5.30 The Flintstones
6.00 Today 9.00 Alive & Cooking 9.30 The Zoo 10.00 The Nanny 10.30 Friends 11.00 Murder, She Wrote 12.00 Movie: Till Death Us Do Part (PG 1968) UK comedy. Stars Warren Mitchell 2.00 Canal Road (M) 3.00 McLeod’s Daughters 4.00 As Time Goes By 4.30 The Golden Girls 5.00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 6.00 The Nanny 6.30 Friends 7.00 The Zoo 7.30 Antiques Roadshow 8.30 The Mentalist (M) 10.30 Law & Order (M) 11.30 Conan (M) 12.25 Murder, She Wrote 1.20 McLeod’s Daughters 2.15 The Mentalist (M) 3.10 Law & Order (M) 4.10 Movie: Lease Of Life (G 1954) UK drama. Stars Robert Donat
5.30 Today 9.00 Kerri-Anne 11.00 Infomercials 12.00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Hi-5 4.00 Kitchen Whiz 4.30 Afternoon News 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 Evening News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Two And A Half Men 8.00 Mike & Molly 8.30 Movie: Bride Wars (PG 2009) US comedy. Stars Kate Hudson 10.30 Embarrassing Bodies (M) 11.30 ICC World Cup Cricket LIVE from India – Australia v New Zealand
5.00 The Drew Carey Show 5.30 According To Jim 6.30 Engineering Disasters 7.30 Air Crash Investigations 8.30 Zero Hour (M) 9.30 The Universe 10.30 Mega Disasters 12.30 Stag (M) 1.00 Airwolf 2.00 Magnum PI 3.00 Hercules 4.00 Baywatch 5.00 McHale’s Navy 5.30 Deal Or No Deal
1983) US comedy. Stars Chevy Chase 8.30 Movie: Tango & Cash (M 1989) US drama. Stars Sylvester Stallone 10.35 Movie: Buying The Cow (M 2002) US comedy. Stars Jerry O’Connell 12.30 Movie: The Animal (M 2001) US comedy. Stars Rob Schneider 2.10 The Dukes Of Hazzard 4.00 Cribs 4.30 Green Acres 5.00 Unnatural History
6.00 Danoz 7.00 Weekend Today 9.00 Saturday Kerri-Anne 10.00 Kids’ Programs 1.00 Horse Racing LIVE – Blue Diamond Stakes Day 5.00 NBN News 5.30 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 NBN News 6.30 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos 7.30 Movie: Hairspray (PG 2007) US comedy. Stars John Travolta 8.40 Lotto 9.55 Movie: Oceans Thirteen (PG 2007) US drama. Stars George Clooney 12.20 Movie: Eulogy (M 2004) US comedy. Stars Hank Azaria 2.20 The Avengers 3.20 The Script 3.30 Skippy 4.00 Infomercials
6.00 Movie: Till Death Us Do Part (PG 1968) UK comedy. Stars Warren Mitchell 8.00 Movie: Chase A Crooked Shadow (PG 1958) UK mystery. Stars Michael Anderson 9.45 Movie: Bachelor In Paradise (PG 1961) US comedy. Stars Bob Hope 12.05 The Nanny 12.35 Movie: Merrill’s Marauders (PG 1962) WWII drama. Stars Jeff Chandler 2.35 Movie: Captain Horatio Hornblower (G 1951) UK action. Stars Gregory Peck 5.00 Getaway 6.00 The Nanny 6.30 Movie: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (PG 2002) US comedy. Stars Nia Vardalos 8.30 CSI (M) 9.30 CSI: Miami (M) 10.30 CSI: New York (M) 11.30 Conan (M) 12.30 Movie: Captain Horatio Hornblower 2.40 6.00 Kids’ Programs 1.00 Get Smart Movie: Merrill’s Marauders 4.30 2.00 Here’s Lucy 3.00 Green Acres Movie: The Green Man (G 1957) 3.30 The Dukes Of Hazzard 4.30 UK comedy. Stars Alastair Sim Privileged 5.30 The Unnatural History I didn’t fight my way to the top of the 6.30 Movie: National food chain to be a vegetarian Lampoon’s Vacation (PG
To Jim 6.30 The Amazing Race 7.30 Gene Simmons Family Jewels 8.30 How I Met Your Mother 9.00 Movie: Scary Movie 2 (MA 2001) US thriller. Stars Marlon Wayans 11.00 Boston Legal (M) 12.00 Lost (M) 2.00 American Hot Rod 3.00 Magnum PI 4.00 Airwolf 5.00 McHale’s Navy 5.30 Deal Or No Deal
The Middle The Big Bang Theory The Middle Movie: Anger Management (M 2003) US comedy. Stars Adam Sandler 11.40 South Park (M) 12.10 Reno 911 (M) 1.10 Dukes Of Hazzard 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Privileged 5.00 Green Acres
6.00 Religion 6.30 Movie: Carry On Regardless (G 1961) UK comedy. Stars Sid James 8.25 Movie: Crooks Anonymous (G 1962) UK comedy. Stars Leslie Phillips 10.20 Movie: Bonnie Prince Charlie (G 1948) UK drama. Stars David Niven 12.35 Movie: Four For Texas (PG 1963) Western. Stars Frank Sinatra 3.00 Movie: The Cincinnati Kid (PG 1965) US drama. Stars Steve McQueen 5.00 Birds Of A Feather 5.30 Bless This House 6.00 The Nanny 6.30 Antiques Roadshow 7.30 As Time Goes By 8.00 Allo Allo 8.30 Underbelly Files (M) 10.30 Crime Investigation Australia (M) 11.40 Birds Of A Feather 12.10 Movie: The Cincinnati Kid 2.00 Home Shopping 4.30 Religion 5.00 Adventures In Rainbow Country 5.30 Today
6.00 Infomercials 7.00 Weekend Today 10.00 Surfing: TransparentSea – David Rastovich 11.00 Kids’ Programs 12.30 Wildfire 1.40 Movie: Alaska (PG 1996) US adventure. Stars Thora Birch 4.00 The Farmer Wants A Wife 5.00 NBN News 5.30 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 NBN News 6.30 Customs 7.00 Send In The Dogs Australia 7.30 60 Minutes 8.30 The Mentalist (M) 10.30 CSI: Miami (M) 11.30 The Guardian (M) 12.30 Super League: St Helens v Warrington Wolves 2.30 Danoz 3.30 Religion 4.00 Good Morning America 5.00 Early Morning News
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6.00 Kids’ Programs 12.00 The Hills 12.30 Cribs 1.00 Pro Surfing: Brazil 2.00 Here’s Lucy 2.30 Green Acres Confidence is food for the wise man 3.30 The Dukes Of Hazzard 4.30 and liquor for the fool Privileged 5.30 Wipeout USA 6.30 Top Gear 7.30 The Big Bang Theory
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4.00 Hymns Of Glory 4.30 The Cook And The Chef 5.00 Something In The Air 5.30 The New Inventors 6.00 Kids’ Programs 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Pride And Prejudice 1.30 An Island Parish 2.00 Parliament Question Time 3.00 Kids’ Programs 6.00 My Family 6.30 Best Of Collectors 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Australian Story 8.30 Four Corners 9.15 Media Watch 9.35 Q&A 10.30 Lateline 11.05 Lateline Business 11.35 Wire In The Blood (M) 1.05 The Clinic (M) 2.00 Parliament Question Time 3.00 Australian Open Bowls
4.00 ABC News 4.05 Big Ideas 5.00 ABC News 5.15 The Quarters 5.30 7.30 Select 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 ABC News 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Inside Business 1.00 ABC News 2.00 Question Time 3.30 Afternoon Live 5.30 7.30 Select 6.00 ABC News 6.05 The Drum 6.45 The Quarters 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 ABC News 8.30 Lateline Business 9.00 The World 9.30 Q&A 10.30 ABC News 11.00 The Drum 11.45 The Quarters 12.00 ABC News 12.30 Lateline 1.00 BBC News 1.30 Australia Network News 2.00 BBC World News 2.30 The 7.30 Report 3.00 Lateline 3.35 Lateline Business
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World News 1.00 Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia 1.30 Dateline 2.30 Insight 3.30 Letters And Numbers 4.00 The Journal 4.30 Futbol Mundial 5.00 The Crew 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers 6.30 World News Australia 7.30 Mythbusters 8.30 Man v Wild 9.30 World News Australia 10.00 Ugly Americans (M) 10.30 Dead Set (MAV) 11.00 The Mighty Boosh (M) 11.30 The World Game 12.30 Movie: Curandero (MAV 2005) US horror 2.15 Weatherwatch
5.30 Can We Help? 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 Kids’ Programs 7.00 Spicks And Specks 7.30 Full Metal Challenge 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous 8.30 Rake (M) 9.30 Generation Kill (M) 10.35 Teachers (MA) 11.25 Being Erica 12.10 Love Soup 12.40 Home Time (M) 1.10 Coach Trip 1.35 Close
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The new Bangalow Pizza Co and Espresso Bar Zentveldâ€™s roastery espressobar and pizzabar A true coffee house experience, direct from our roastery offering 100% locally grown Australian roasts, our range of global espresso blends and feature Cnr Station and Deacon St limited edition roasts. Bangalow Open 7 days Espressobar â€“ open daily from 8am serving lunch, 6687 1271 sweet and savoury lite bites. Pizzabar â€“ full evening menu from 5.30pm
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however are like little hedgehogs with their forbidding spines and leathery skin. The actual word means â€˜hairyâ€™ in Malay, Indonesian and Filipino. Common-or-garden passionfruit fall into the category of exotic fruits (as do, surprisingly, the banal banana, the drearily-good-for-you, soapy papaya and Exotic fruits begin gradually to elbow their the prickly pineapple) and they too come way into farmers markets and, increasingly, in a shell quite determined to withhold its supermarkets; fortunately their exoticism contents. Star-fruit, or carambola, whose remains undiminished. Besides, itâ€™s still only name comes from the five-pointed star the tip of the iceberg to which we are mostly shape of its cross-section, has a waxy exposed. A list of them throws up examples casing which makes it look plastic, like the like duku, canistel, marang and salak, star apple and abiu, pulusan and quaribea, with fake fruit you see in variety stores â€“ and yet its flavour is crunchy and sweet and a which we may never become acquainted. complicated mix of apple, pineapple and I remember decades ago when kiwifruit was considered exceedingly exotic, and not kiwi. Cumquats are oranges so tiny you all that long ago a friend introduced me might wonder why bother â€“ yet stewed or to sapote when she served it for a dessert bottled or macerated in brandy they are a we all swore was chocolate mousse; now rapturous delicacy. Durian are famous, or these and others have entered our market infamous, for their particular aroma, which vernacular. has been compared to sewage, obstructing the fact of a flavour divine. Apparently Tropical Fruit World up at Duranbah might possibly be avoided by those regional because of the disagreeable smell the fruit is residents without small children or foreign forbidden in hotels and on public transport visitors, but my recent experience there was in Southeast Asia. Then there is Ackee, a genuine pleasure. Once you overcome Jamaicaâ€™s national fruit and a major feature its theme-parkery, the curved driveway in various Caribbean cuisines. Only its fleshy allowing tourist coaches to disgorge their inner seed-coverings are edible while its red contents and the shop jam-packed with over-priced fridge magnets, stubby holders, heart is extremely poisonous. bumper stickers and macadamia-based For true exotica, however, the Japanese products, there is a lovely little nursery to should be given credit. Twenty years ago explore where you can purchase your own a farmer on the south-western island kaffir lime or mangosteen or lychee or soursop tree, and another section where you of Shikoku came up with a solution to the problem of watermelon size and can purchase their fruits. It is an absolute refrigerators. He devised the notion of education in a lush sub-tropical setting; there is even (of course) the mandatory cafe melon-cultivation within glass boxes so that serving good-looking food in a tranquil they grew into cubes, the perfect shape to environment. be popped nattily into a standard fridge. Apparently these box-shaped watermelons I love the way many of these exotic fruits appeal mainly to the wealthy and fashionhave extraordinary, frequently ugly conscous of Tokyo and Osaka, with each appearances, belying the treasures within. melon selling for the equivalent of $83. Rambutans taste like lychees, which in turn taste like perfumed grapes â€“ rambutans Thatâ€™s exotic!
Shellyâ€™s on the Beach
Northern NSWâ€™s Best New Restaurant*. il postino serves fresh, authentic cuisine in historic Alstonville - a 35 min scenic drive from Byron. Dine under the 86 Main Street, Alstonville stars, or enjoy afternoon drinks on the verandah. 6628 3333 Also open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, Open Breakfast & Lunch with fabulous Allpress coffee all day. Live music Sun. Tues â€“ Sun 27 Feb - LEEWAY. New menus at www.ilpostino.com. Dinner Wed â€“ Sat au. *WINNER BEST NEW RESTAURANT 2010 Northern www.ilpostino.com.au. NSW, SAVOUR AUSTRALIA AWARDS.
Open 7 days. Shelly Beach Road, East Ballina 6686 9844
With only the freshest food and smiling service, Shellyâ€™s is the place to go for a relaxed meal or coffee, with one of the greatest uninterrupted views along the north coast. With a mud cake to die for, come down and indulge.
Come and enjoy the beautiful views over Shaws Bay. Try our traditional Spanish and Mediterrean tapas, handmade by our Spanish Chef. Open Wed-Sat We are open for coffee, cocktails and sangria all day. Lunch & Dinner Recommended in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Sunday lunch Food Guide 2011. 23 Compton Dr, East Ballina Weddings, parties and catering. 6686 6602 sandbarrestaurant.com.au Check our website for cooking classes.
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Satiate Open Tues-Sat 33 Byron St, Bangalow 6687 1010
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Awarded a Chefs Hat in both the 2010 and 2011 Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide, a Highly Recommended award from Gourmet Traveller Wine 2009 and a star from the 2010 Courier Mail Queensland Food & Wine Guide. Tetsuya trained Shannon Debrecenyâ€™s European inspired cuisine is served as a seasonal degustation with vegetarian option.
Bangalow Dining Rooms
Bangalow Hotel Open 7 days Lunch: 12 â€“ 3pm Dinner 5.30 â€“ 9pm All day bistro menu
Billiâ€™s Thai thai restaurant
Open Wed-Sun NEW OPENING TIME 6pm Dine in or takeaway Billinudgel Village 6680 3352
The Bangalow Dining Rooms at the Bangalow Hotel produces great food using predominantly local produce. The beautiful restaurant space on the high verandah and intimate dining room hosts a modern menu. Enjoy our bistro menu in the pub all day. With reasonable prices, generous portions and a kids menu, our delicious menu will appeal to all. For over 15 years Billiâ€™s Thai has re-created the traditional taste of Thailand in Billinudgel. Offering an extensive menu, scrumptious desserts, specials board, and western style kids menu. The whole family will enjoy the relaxed village atmosphere from the covered verandah or inside dining area. Be part of the best-kept secret in the shire!
At Harvest one mist-drifting late summer morning Cassia brings us a plate of fruit resembling jewellery: a wedge of dragonfruit, a quartered fig, tiny dabs of aged balsamic vinegar and minute pearls of finger-lime â€˜caviarâ€™. It tastes every bit as entrancing as it looks.
With the cocktail bar and tapas menu on offer along with all the old favourites and an extensive wine list, now is the time to head to Dominicâ€™s for something a little different â€“ there is something for everyone!
Open Wed â€“ Sat from 5pm Drop in for an enjoyable meal or try some tapas and Sunday from 1pm Fingal St, Brunswick Heads a cocktail and have a lazy Sunday afternoon. 6685 1688
Open daily from 10am Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads 6685 1236
Gringoâ€™s Fresh Mex Licensed/B.Y.O. wine Dine In /Takeaway Nightly @5.30 Cnr. Tweed & Fawcett St. Brunswick Heads 6685 1955
fatbellykat 26 Tweed St, Brunswick Heads Open Wed-Sun from 6pm 6685 1100
The Bruns Brasserieâ€™s newest addition is crispy crust pizzas. Daily selections include fresh grilled snapper, juicy steaks and bangers and mash. Gourmet coffees, Devonshire teas, freshly squeezed juices and delicious desserts are also available. Lunch and dinner bookings available on request.
Sip your margarita in our casual covered garden and enjoy the fresh clean flavours of Mexico. Everything home made. Always tasty Not Spicy Hot. Sample some of our house salsas, such as smokey chipotle or fiery habanero. We have a great selection of Tequilas, imported beers and wine. t'VMMNFBMTGSPN t#BORVFUNFOVTBWBJMBCMF
â€˜Foodies keen to escape Byron Bayâ€™s bustle, head for this little gemâ€™ â€“ Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide. Modern Greek mezze with dishes from $3.90 to $25.90. Gluten-free and vego options. If oysters are your thing, this is the place. Fully licensed.
Current menu online @fatbellykat.com
st. elmo Open 7 days Lunch, Dinner, Drinks Cnr Fletcher St and Lawson Lane 6680 7426 (No reservations)
Byron Orion Curry House All day cont. breakfast 7am-3pm, Curry House dinner 5.30pm-11pm, cocktail lounge till 3am 5/2 Jonson St, Byron Bay 6685 6828
Fishheads Open seven days, 7.30am-11.30pm Byron Bay â€“ 1 Jonson St 6680 7632 Bangalow â€“ 2 Byron St 6687 2883
From Abiu to Wax Jambu
The Orion Curry House has had top reviews by international travel magazines as the great curry house by the sea. The annual winner/finalist of the Indian Award of Excellence, the Orion is also producing the best coffee by Segafredo, continental all day breakfast, lunch, curry house dinner, and the mystical ambience to match. The 3am cocktail lounge and entertainment is the highlight this summer. RSVP for private functions in upstairs lounge is recommended.
â€˜An iconic Byron dining experience, Fishheads serves fresh seafood on the main beach, dine in or takeaway seven days a week. The Fishheads Ultimate Seafood Platter is our signature dish and perfect for sharing between two. (BYO) Fishheads is also located in Bangalow (licensed) at the top of the town.â€™
Targa Open 7 days 7am - 10pm Corner Marvell & Middelton Sts, Reservations: 6680 9960
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Winner of the favourite Japanese restaurant all over Australia in the I Love Food Competition. Eat in or takeaway. Licensed. Open 7 days 11am till late. Get 20% off at Dendy Cinema. O-Sushi is a modern Japanese restaurant guided by a philosophy that incorporates traditional values of providing the best possible service combined with fresh wholesome food. Live music every Wednesday.
Now open Sundays for breakfast and lunch
Byron Bay Golf Club B’fast: Sun 8.30am-11am Lunch: Wed-Sun 11am-3pm Dinner: Wed-Sat 5.30pm-9pm 6685 6470
Had enough of the rat race in the CBD? Just 3km from the centre of town nestled in the beautiful surrounds of Byron Bay’s golf course The Deck at Byron is fast becoming the hot spot for locals and their families with Friday night entertainment for the kids and great value for money, a wide range of menu options and fresh and exciting specials for dinner. Don’t be the last to find out! Bookings essential.
Open 7 days 7am-11pm 7 Jonson St (beach end), Byron Bay Licensed & BYO 6685 7810
The Balcony Breakfast, lunch & sunset balcony dining Cnr Jonson St & Lawson St, Byron Bay 6680 9666 www.balcony.com.au
Calypso Kitchen introduces Caribbean Phone orders for takeaway food to the Byron Shire. Open 11am 10pm 7 days. Lunch and dinner Why not come in and enjoy a taste 11am-9pm daily of the Caribbean? Trinidadian roti, 6685 5721 Jamaican patties, a selection of vegan 3/31 Lawson St, Byron Bay dishes and daily specials on offer.
The Aztec Byron Bay 32 Lawson St, 6680 8198 LICENSED MEXICAN RESTAURANT NOW OPEN 7 days Lunch/ Dinner Phone ahead for opening times
Beach Kitchen Open 8am till late At the Beach Hotel, Bay St, Byron Bay 6685 6402 www.beachhotel.com.au
Byron’s BEST location Modern seasonal menu Organic and local produce Award winning Campos coffee Cakes made onsite A sophisticated blend of flavours and textures with an ever changing menu. For breakfast, lunch or dinner and tapas all day, matched by an exciting wine list and arguably the best cocktails in town. Your taste buds will be tantalised and so will your eyes as you look over the streets of Byron and enjoy the eclectic vibe of The Balcony Bar & Restaurant.
Lemongrass Open Monday – Saturday 5pm-9pm Shop 3/17 Lawson Arcade Phone orders welcome 6680 8443
Fig Tree Restaurant
Rae’s on Watego’s
Our 60 seat al fresco dining room overlooking the ocean has a reputation as the best dining Lunch and Dinner 7 days Watego’s Beach, Byron Bay in the region! We use the freshest local produce and seafood combined with the exquisite mix of 6685 5366 Australian and modern Italian flavours. Beautifully cooked and stylishly presented – we spare no expense in sourcing quality produce.
The Restaurant at The Byron at Byron Breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days 77-97 Broken Head Road Byron Bay 6639 2111
Earth ‘n‘ Sea Pizza and Pasta Open every day for lunch and dinner. 12pm-2.30pm & 5pm. (no surcharge Sundays). New location: Cnr Fletcher & Byron Sts. Byron Bay. ww.earthnsea.com.au
Muoi’s Feast Lunch: Tues-Sat Dinner: Mon-Sat 11 Fletcher St, Byron Bay Bookings Essential 6685 7557
Italian at the Pacific Breakfast & Dinner 7 days Lunches Sat & Sun Next to the Beach Hotel, Bay Street 6680 7055 italianatthepacific.com.au
WhyNot! Breakfast/Lunch 7 days from 6am Cocktails & Dinner Wednesday to Sunday Wednesday food & wine matching dinner – 2 courses $30 Thursday farmers market dinner ĀDPVSTFTĞāþtāDPVSTFTĞĂþ
Thai@Byron Open for dinner 7 days. $9.90 lunch Thursday Feros Arcade, Jonson St, Byron Bay 6685 6737
Treehouse on Belongil 25 Childe St, Byron Bay Open Monday-Sunday 7am-11pm 6680 9452
2-Courses $35 4-Courses $45 6-Courses $65 LUNCH: Fri-Sun DINNER: Thurs-Sun 4 Sunrise Lane, Ewingsdale 02 66 847 273
With a focus on fresh local produce, the Restaurant at The Byron at Byron showcases fine food with passion. Dine in style overlooking a spectacular rainforest background and select from the seasonal menu which includes an enticing degustation dinner. Happy Hour: Join us from 4.30-6.00pm, Sunday to Thursday for a relaxing drink on the deck with $10 cocktails, $6 wines and $5 beers. The original Earth ‘n’ Sea Pizza and Pasta has been a part of Byron Bay since 1976. Their basic philosophy is to buy the best produce locally and making the food from scratch. This family restaurant offers great service in a friendly environment. The menu not only has 22 different pizzas it also has great pastas and salads as well as gluten free options. And when you dine at Earth ‘n’ Sea you get free underground parking.
Muoi’s Feast has created a strong following since opening in 2003. Winning numerous awards for its international cuisine, the Asian section of the menu is the predominant favourite. Enjoy for lunch or dinner.
Italian at the Pacific provides a bustling atmospheric restaurant, dishing up contemporary inspired Italian cuisine. We’re introducing an exciting menu of taste plates, antipasti, fresh pastas and main dishes. With our new Ocean View Bar, we ensure all our guests have the opportunity to enjoy some of Byron’s finest cocktails and wine.
Why Not! start your day with the best cup of coffee in Byron Bay. Why Not! Enjoy lunch using free wireless watching Byron life pass by. Why Not! Relax into some fantastic cocktails at the bar. Why Not! Indulge in our weekly changing dinner menu with daily specials. Why Not! Because you can. Bon appétit! Jonson Street, Byron Bay. www.whynotbyronbay.com.au 6680 7994 Authentic Thai chefs will tantilise your taste buds with superb traditional Thai cuisine. Well priced and popular with the locals. Fully licensed and delicious cocktails. Fully Licensed Restaurant – Bar – Functions Stroll along Main Beach to Belongil Devour our woodfired pizzas, a la carte meals and lush cocktails Enjoy our funky garden bar and casual atmosphere Listen to live music and DJs Friday – Sunday
Open 7 nights from 5.30pm Yum Cha – Fri, Sat, Sun 11.30am-3.00pm 1/2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay 6680 8808 www.theorientexpresseatery. com.au
All the favourites – Nachos, Enchiladas, Burritos etc extensive vegetarian options. TWO UP TUESDAY - Buy one main meal and receive a second main meal for FREE from 5.30pm. Inexpensive and extensive cocktail list. $20.00 Group Bookings Menu for bookings of 15 or more Takeways and Childrens Menu available. Conditions Apply. THE ORIGINAL FLAVOURS OF MEXICO.
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Byron Bay – Woolies Plaza, Jonson St 02 6685 7103 Coolangatta – Showcase on the Beach 07 5536 5455 www.osushi.com.au
Beachside breakfast, lunch and dinner right in the heart of town overlooking Main Beach, Byron Bay’
The only exclusively Vietnamese restaurant in town, this intimate space spilling out into a courtyard offers up fabulous dishes packed full of herbs, spices and varied textures. The traditionally light and healthy style of cuisine ensures the freshness and natural tastes of food are preserved as much as possible. It’s a popular spot so bookings are recommended. i-PDBMQSPEVDF HMPCBMøBWPVSw Stunning views overlooking Byron Bay www.figtreerestaurant.com.au Bon appetit!
For whatever the occassion, it is always a celebration at the Orient Express Eatery. Our much-loved house dishes include: Korean-style BBQ rib-eye steak, crispy whole baby snapper served with chilli tamarind sauce, Sichuan spiced free-range chicken, jasmine tea-smoked quail, or the all-time-fav crispy duck with orange caramel sauce. Vegetarian and gluten free diners can choose from a wide selection of tasty meals. A new cocktail menu list is now on offer, as well as extensive wine list..
Victoria Counts Down Foodie Fervour The 19th Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (March 4–14) invites fun-loving foodies to prime their tastebuds and clear their diaries as the countdown begins a celebration of food and wine. The Festival will bring food and wine to the streets across 11 delicious days, from Chinatown to Footscray to Dandenong, and from the High Country to the Mornington Peninsula in a year that celebrates Heritage and Tradition. Fill your week with after-work quick sips, A sold-out World’s Longest Lunch (Fri March 4) longer feasts and satiating classes, or drop kicks off the Festival in the garden surrounds into Fed Square to catch free food-flavoured of the Royal Exhibition Building, but with more cinema and dish demos at Hostplus Foodie than 250 events, including 50 for under $50, Films (Mon 7 – Fri 11 March). there is still a plethora of tickets up for grabs. The Festival’s second weekend has every On the first weekend, take your pick from level of wine enthusiast covered, with events alfresco events for every palate. Taste your way ranging from global benchmark tastings at around Victoria’s wine regions at Melbourne’s Acqua Panna Global Wine Experience for original boutique wine market Cellar Door & the wine obsessed to new Perfect Match Farm Gate (South Wharf Precinct, Sat 5 & Sun replete with food tastings, wine and tipple 6 March) in a new grassy riverside location, or celebrate multicultural cuisine, music and pairings, and sound advice from cupid (both at dancing at the SBS Food Journey Festival Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sat 12 & Sun 13 March). (Royal Exhibition Building, Fri 4–Sun 6 March). Spice takes centre stage at the Festival’s night On your way there, pass through the CBD and drop into Metlink Edible Garden (City Square, of extravagance, Stars of Spice – The Gala 4–13 March) and watch free cooking and Dinner (North Melbourne, Sat 12 March) with gardening demos as top chefs and gardeners fragrant and heady global flavours from stars revive the lost arts of pickling, preserving, including the UK’s Atul Kochhar, Bali’s Chris baking and stewing. Sunday 6 March is Salans and Peru’s Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. officially Foodie Family Day presented by City See more at www.melbournefoodandwine. of Melbourne (Federation Square Plaza) with com.au hands-on fun and learning, spud-hunting, t*NBHFDPVSUFTZPG.FMCPVSOF'PPEBOE8JOF taste testing in the minimarket and foodie family favourites on the big screen. 'FTUJWBM
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Fishmongers serve up seafood the way itâ€™s meant to be â€“ simple, fresh and really tasty! Try our famous homemade chips, A-grade fish and other jumping Open 7 days from midday. fresh seafood & daily specials. We are tucked away Bay Lane â€“ behind the behind the Beach Hotel in Bay Lane â€“ eat in or take to Beach Hotel a beach near you! 6680 8080 www.mongers.com.au
Soul Bowl Breakfast, lunch, dinner Organic local coffee 8amâ€“ 9pm B.Y.O. Eat in or take away
2/14 Bay Street, Byron Bay 6685 5252
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Salt Village, Kingscliff 6674 4833 firstname.lastname@example.org Dinner 7 days Lunch Fri, Sat & Sun GOOD FOOD GUIDE CHEFS HAT EVERY YEAR SINCE 1998
Soul Bowlâ€™s vibe is fresh nutritional fast food. Byron Bayâ€™s only salad bar specialises in baked potatoes, salads, soups and wraps. With over 40 hot and cold toppings to choose from, youâ€™re guaranteed to enjoy your Soul Bowl take away or comfortably on our deck directly opposite the beach. Cheap Tuesday! 5pm til late $8.50 spuds and salads off menu!
A call-out to all those interested in joining the Byron Bay convivium of the Slow Food Movement. Its AGM combined with first get-together for 2011 will be held at 5.30 pm on Wednesday March 2 at Victoriaâ€™s at Ewingsdale. Volunteers and committee members are sought for the local branch and it is a great opportunity to become involved in this influential international movement at a grass-roots level, as well as a chance to meet like-minded gastronauts. For further details contact Janene Jervis on 0407 855 022.
WINE SUPERSTARS Steven Snow at Fins has managed to snare two wine superstars from Spain for one dinner only on their Australian visit. Winemakers Telmo Rodriguez and Ricardo Perez Palacios will present ten outstanding Spanish wines to complement a six-course menu devised by Snowy. The date is Thursday March 10, the time is 7.30 pm and the cost is $139 per person, to include all food and wine. Bookings are essential on 6674 4833 or by emailing email@example.com.
MEX TO THE MAX OzyMex, the little hole-in-the-wall Mexican takeaway at the roundabout in Byron Bay, has just celebrated its first birthday. To mark the occasion, owners John and Lynne Boland of the Byron Bay Chilli Company are giving away samples of their addictive Chocolate Chilli Brownies to customers. John and Lynne started making burritos at the markets nearly 20 years ago and at OzyMex they offer California-style Mexican food, huge servings of nachos, tacos, enchiladas and fresh salads, at absurdly low prices â€“ along with their range of famous chilli sauces.
The wine superstars of Spain are coming to Fins Thursday March 10 Ricardo Perez Palacious and Telmo Rodriguez are hosting an exclusive wine dinner at Fins. $139 (including six courses and 10 wines) Bookings essential
Recommended in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2011, this cruisy cafĂŠ is in Lennox Headâ€™s best location away from the hustle and bustle, with Breakfast & lunch Wed-Sun beautiful ocean views. Walk straight in from the NOW OPEN Fri & Sat nights beach to enjoy the superb cafĂŠ fare on offer for 6687 4333 breakfast and lunch. Also NOW OPEN Friday and www.blackboard.net.au Saturday nights.
Takeaway, dine in and home delivery BYO Open 7 days from 5pm Suffolk Park Shopping Centre 6685 3101
Situated directly opposite beautiful Seven Mile Beach, visit Seven Mile Restaurant and relax on the balcony taking in amazing ocean views while enjoying one of Licensed the best dining experiences on the coast. Fresh, local BYO (Bottled Wine) and quality ingredients transformed by our chefs into 41 Pacific Parade simply amazing cuisine. Open for dinner from 6pm Lennox Head Wednesday to Sunday. Open for lunch from 12 noon 6687 6210 sevenmilerestaurant.com.au Saturday and Sunday. Bookings recommended.
Chef Terry Lindenmayer loves presenting fresh uncomplicated food that looks stunning. The produce Opening for lunch is sourced locally with exquisitely created sauces, and 11am - till late, Wed-Sun the Daily Specials offer mouth watering variety and Dinner Friday & Saturday great choice. Vegans and coeliacs are catered for. Minyon Falls Rd, Minyon Falls The Wrenâ€™s Rest awaits your pleasure at the top with 6688 2361 fantastic natural views, the perfect spot for a relaxing thewrensrestminyonfalls. lunch and coffee or stay and watch the sunset over a com.au romantic dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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Poinciana Food Bar Cafe Music 55 Station St, Mullumbimby 6684 4036 www.poincianacafe.com
La Table 72 & 72a Burringbar St, Mullumbimby Cafe: 6684 2220 Mon-Fri 8-4, Sat 9-2 Restaurant: 6684 2227 Wed-Sat from 4pm www.latable.com.au
Spice It Up Thai Restaurant Open 5 days. Open Wednesday-Sunday ÄƒQNt%JOFJOPS5BLFBXBZ 6684 2273 Mullumbimby Golf Club
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Yum Yum Tree CafĂŠ Breakfast & Lunch 7 days from 8am 6680 3368 50 River St, New Brighton
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Cafe: First and only cafĂŠ in the shire to offer quality organic coffee and organic milk! Delicious brekkies, lunches and house baked pastries served by a friendly, professional team. Resto: Late afternoon â€“ share a drink with something to taste. Evening â€“ dine in our warm, stylish, open interior. French chef Bruno passionately innovates French Mediterranean bistro style food using high quality produce. SMH 2011 Good Food Guide Reviewed and Top 10 Sustainable Restaurants
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Byron Shireâ€™s iconic pie shop, recently renovated and now serving a full range of traditional, handmade pies served with mashed potato and mushy peas. We also do great espresso coffee, fresh sandwiches, salads, fruit salads and slices. Come on in and try our pie of the week or maybe even a milkshake with the kids and enjoy friendly, country hospitality. The â€˜Yum Yum Treeâ€™ was a traditional meeting place for the first Australians of our area. A place to take sustenance, and catch up with old and new friends. Come notice the extra flair, enthusiasm and personal touch of the Yum Yum Tree CafĂŠ team, a collection of professional, down to earth people, enjoying their day serving you the tastiest meals and drinks.
Donâ€™t know your hampe from your araignee, your bavette from your poire, or your entrecote from your plat de cotes? Well, theyâ€™re all very good cuts of beef â€“ but we use only the finest local eye fillet to go with our handcut fries, choice of sauce and salad. Throw in a dessert and youâ€™ve got the best value for $29 that youâ€™ll find anywhere on the planet. Now where can you get that? Only on Tuesdays at Che Bon. www.chebonrestaurant.com. Reviewed and recommended by the SMH Good Food Guide 2011.
Luscious Foods aim to provide the freshest, first class quality handmade food for your event. Whether your function is a cocktail party, wedding, conference, picnic or intimate, Luscious is here to help create delicious menus to suit your tastes and budget. All products are handmade using fresh local produce, organic where possible, with an extensive range of global cuisine.
The local lads at Jordanâ€™s Breads and Pastries make a hearty range of artisan breads including Unit 4, 8 Smith St, organic sourdough, hand moulded and rustic styles Mullumbimby produced using traditional methods, as well as pies, 6684 1919 www.jordanspastry.com.au pastry and croissants. Jordanâ€™s deliver on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, supplying retail, cafes and restaurants north to Southport and south to Coffs Harbour. Make an order and taste the difference.
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Selection of flat breads. Large range of vegetarian pizzas and pastas. Gluten-free base available.
Small enough for personal care, large enough to offer competitive prices. Santos has been supplying high quality biodynamic, organic, natural foods, and healthy Mon-Thurs 9 to 5 products since 1975. We continue our commitment to Fridays 9 to 4 sourcing as locally as possible. Santos is the home of OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Rainfed Riceâ€“zero irrigation, certified biodynamic, as 3/7 Brigantine Street, local as you can get, and the most delicious rice youâ€™re Byron Arts & Industry Park likely to find. Visit rainfedrice.com.au for more info, or 6685 5685 visit our online store at santostrading.com.au. Eat well.
Open seven days a week from 8am. All day breakfast available on weekends and until 1pm weekdays. Lunch served noon to 3pm. Licensed with great beer, wine and cocktail lists. Fabulous courtyard, undercover dining, lounge and bar areas with free wireless internet throughout. Great coffee, food and music served up daily!
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Artisan pizzas hand crafted on the premises using the freshest local produce and the best of traditional and modern styles.
Open for dinner 7 nights a week 5:30pm - 9:30pm 5/2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay 6685 5151
What do a Colombian, a Bulgarian and a Laosythainese have in common? Traditional Thai! Setup by a Heng, cooked by a Verano, served by a Pavlova. We can be found in the Asian end of Fletcher St, just seconds away from the beach. Dine in the warm colourful atmosphere of our restaurant or take away. Banquet menus ideal for functions and private catering also available.
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Hospitality Choice Unit 4/17 Tasman Way Byron Arts + Industry Est. 6685 8688 Warehouse hours: 10am â€“ 3pm
A uniquely Byron uniquely Asian Emporium with everything you need for cooking Asian food â€“ from Korea and Japan though China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India and even into the Middle East. Spices and rices, groceries, fine teas and teapots, Yum Cha dumplings ready to eat in the store or frozen to take home, fresh noodles and tofu PLUS gorgeous exotic gifts, homewares and furniture. We stock quality cookware, kitchenware, tableware, glassware, chefs clothing and a broad range of cleaning solutions including green and septic safe products and specialty chemicals for food service and general industry. We stock a complete range of matting for industry, hospitality and home at great prices. If you are a restaurant, small business, accommodation property or person who takes food and cooking seriously we have what you need.
At SOL Breads we believe in producing the healthiest and most delicious breads you can buy. Our skilled bakers use age old recipes and techniques to create hand made organic sourdoughs, wheat alternative sourdoughs and also gluten free breads. All our breads are CERTIFIED organic, 100% natural, free 6680 8049 from bakers yeast and taste delicious. When quality firstname.lastname@example.org and taste counts, choose SOL Breads. www.solbreads.com.au
We deliver breads and cakes to local cafes, restaurants and retail outlets 5 days per week â€“ Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat.
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A great day at the Brunswick Valley Swimming Carnival
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Nicole Dorfer wasn’t the only swimmer to break one of Petria’s record’s at last Tuesday’s Brunswick Valley District Swimming Carnival held at the Mullumbimby Pool. Eleven-year-old Byron Bay Public School student Gabrielle Kay also broke a record
Bangalow Rugby has a short but proud history. Entering the competition in 2003, Bangalow has gone on to win five premierships in succession from 2005 to 2009. Last year the team made it to the SemiFinals before being eliminated in a game that many spectators recall as the most entertaining match of recent history. With the 2011 season fast approaching, Bangalow Rugby’s season kicked off with some pre-season touch rugby to help dust off the old cobwebs and get back into shape. Playing in the Far North Coast Village Competition, Bangalow Rugby Club is on the lookout for new players. Bangalow competes in a pool of eight teams ranging from Murwillumbah in the north to Yamba in the south. With the standard of Village rugby having improved dramatically in recent years, the competi-
held by Ms Thomas since 1987 when she won the 50metre breaststroke. Students from Ocean Shores Public School performed extremely well at the event – together the team won the overall schools point score with 22 students qualifying for the Far
North Coast carnival on February 23. Notable successes were by Senior Boy Champion Cody Plautz who will represent the school in seven events and Junior Girl Champion Cheyenne Pyne who won four out of the five events she competed in.
Byron Nippers at FNC titles
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Byron Nippers Luke Falconer, Hayley Smith and Angus Rowley placed second in the Board Relay at FNC Branch Titles at Evans Head last weekend. Photo Monica Falconer.
Byron Bay Nippers started the two-day Far North Coast Branch Titles Carnival held on the weekend at Evans Head in the best way possible by winning the All Age Board Relay with Hayley Smith, Moby McMullen, Guy Falconer, Tom Rowley, Dean Templeman and
Josh Brown. This entitles Byron Bay to represent the FNC at the upcoming state titles to be held in Kingscliff next month. Team events were held on Saturday with individuals’ competition on Sunday, many gold, silver and bronze medals
being won on both days. Kisane Irwin from Byron Bay was officially presented the female Nipper of the Year award. Byron Bay Junior Surf Life Saving had a successful weekend and is looking forward to sending a strong team to the state titles.
Crankin’ what’s happening in the surf Bruns Boardriders Brunswick Boardriders Club had a great start to the year on Sunday with a big turn out and fun conditions. There was plenty of competition and controversy with great surfing going on in all divisions. Results: Flea girls 1st Tiare Lee 2nd Paris Guyler Fleas boys 1st Kasey Jo Sheridan 2nd Kai Saunders 3rd Kaya Thackery Groms 1st Barwoo Cockatoo 2nd Oli Sheridan 3rd Kaine Guyler Juniors 1st Wade Desouza 2nd Mitchell Cramp 3rd Bawoo Cockatoo Seniors 1st Dan Johnston 2nd
Jamie Hayes 3rd Corey Strickland Masters 1st Phil Sheridan 2nd Steve Foreman 3rd Warren Yates Opens 1st Trent Foreman 2nd Corey Strickland 3rd Dylan Connors. For more info, photos and video check out Brunswick Boardriders Club on Facebook.
Breaka Burleigh Pro Byron Bay surfer Garratt Parkes, pictured below, was in outstanding form at the Breaka Burleigh Pro at Burleigh Heads last week. Parkes posted the highest heat score of the event so far scoring a combined twowave total of 15.50 out of a pos-
sible 20 to easily defeat fellow Byron boy Josh Lewan who placed 2nd while Yukio Ogawa from Japan was eliminated. Photo: ASP/Griggi
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Home games are played at the sports fields and kick off at 2.30pm on Saturdays. The team regularly travels by bus to away games. Contact Simon Balcon on 0416 287 786 for more information or visit the club’s website: bangalowrugby.com.
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MARCH 2011 Astronomical data and tides
Day of Sun Sun Moon Moon High tide, month rise set rise set height (m) 1 T 0637 1919 0308 1658 0700,1.59; 1940,1.29 2 W 0638 1918 0404 1734 0745,1.62; 2017,1.36 3 T 0638 1917 0459 1807 0824,1.64; 2051,1.41 4 F 0639 1916 0552 1838 0859,1.64; 2124,1.46 5 S 0640 1915 0644 1907 0931,1.62; 2155,1.50 6 S 0640 1914 0736 1937 1004,1.58; 2226,1.54 7 M 0641 1912 0827 2007 1037,1.53; 2258,1.56 8 T 0641 1911 0920 2040 1111,1.46; 2330,1.56 9 W 0642 1910 1013 2115 1146,1.38 10 T 0643 1909 1108 2155 0007,1.54; 1226,1.30 11 F 0643 1908 1203 2239 0048,1.52; 1311,1.21 12 S 0644 1907 1259 2329 0136,1.48; 1406,1.15 13 S 0644 1906 1353 0235,1.46; 1518,1.11 14 M 0645 1905 1444 0024 0345,1.48; 1642,1.14 15 T 0646 1903 1532 0125 0456,1.56; 1752,1.22 16 W 0646 1902 1617 0228 0600,1.65; 1847,1.35 17 T 0647 1901 1700 0334 0655,1.75; 1936,1.48 18 F 0647 1900 1740 0442 0746,1.83; 2022,1.62 19 S 0648 1859 1820 0550 0836,1.86; 2108,1.74 20 S 0649 1858 1900 0658 0927,1.83; 2154,1.82 21 M 0649 1857 1943 0808 1017,1.75; 2241,1.87 22 T 0650 1855 2028 0917 1109,1.63; 2330,1.86 0045,1.70 23 W 0650 1854 2117 1026 24 T 0651 1853 2211 1132 0019,1.81; 1258,1.35 25 F 0651 1852 2307 1233 0114,1.72; 1358,1.23 26 S 0652 1851 1327 0213,1.62; 1508,1.16 27 S 0652 1850 0005 1416 0320,1.54; 1625,1.16 28 M 0653 1848 0103 1458 0432,1.50; 1734,1.20 29 T 0654 1847 0200 1535 0537,1.50; 1827,1.27 30 W 0654 1846 0255 1609 0630,1.51; 1909,1.36 31 T 0655 1845 0348 1640 0714,1.52; 1946,1.43 All times Eastern Daylight Saving. Time lags: Ballina Boat Dock: 15 min; Byron Bay: nil; Brunswick River Highway Bridge: high 30 min, low 1 hr; Mullumbimby: 1 hr 10 min; Billinudgel: 3 hr 55 min; Chinderah: high 1 hr 30 min, low 2 hr; Terranora Inlet: high 2 hr 10 min, low 2 hr 25 min; Murwillumbah: high 2 hr 30 min, low 2 hr 50 min. Tides in bold indicate high tide of 1.7m or more and low tide of 0.3m or less. Data courtesy of the National Tidal Centre.
Low tide, height (m) 0028,0.60; 1343,0.44 0118,0.54; 1419,0.40 0201,0.50; 1451,0.37 0240,0.46; 1521,0.36 0316,0.44; 1549,0.36 0352,0.43; 1616,0.38 0429,0.43; 1644,0.40 0506,0.45; 1713,0.45 0545,0.49; 1743,0.50 0629,0.54; 1816,0.56 0717,0.59; 1857,0.62 0816,0.62; 1948,0.67 0929,0.63; 2058,0.70 1044,0.58; 2217,0.68 1148,0.49; 2330,0.59 1243,0.38 0030,0.48; 1330,0.27 0127,0.36; 1415,0.19 0220,0.25; 1458,0.15 0314,0.19; 1541,0.16 0407,0.16; 1623,0.21 0502,0.18; 1707,0.29 0559,0.25; 1752,0.40 0659,0.33; 1840,0.52 0703,0.43; 1933,0.62 0913,0.50; 2038,0.70 1023,0.55; 2153,0.73 1126,0.55; 2306,0.71 1219,0.53 0009,0.66; 1301,0.50 0100,0.60; 1338,0.47
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BOWLS Brunswick Heads Wednesday 9/2/11 â€“ Self Selected Triples. 1st J. Ritway; B. Stewart; D. Maundrell. 2nd P. Brassington; S. Abrahams; G. Rendell. 3rd E. Boyter; J. Anderson; R. Montgomery Friday 11th Pairs . 1st J & C Goldup. Runner-Up J. Lofts; J. Phypers Saturday 12/2/2011 â€“ Menâ€™s Championship Fours. E. Boyter; P. Brassington; M. Petrou; G. Rendell (d) D. Sanderson; F. Marks; D. Croft (Sub); S. Howatson; J. Winter; N. Condon; J. Anderson; R. McClelland (d) J. Ritway; D. Maundrell; A. Montgomery; R. Montgomery Cock of the Walk G. Rendell (d) E. Oâ€™Donnell 13/2/11 â€“ A Visit from Southport Workers. Wednesday 15/2 Self Selected Triples: 1st J Sheehan, S Abrahams, G Rendell; 2nd K Hosie, B Sweeney, R Roberts; 3rd E Boyter, J Anderson, R Montgomery Saturday, February 19, Open Pairs: 1st Bev Rose, B Stewart; 2nd F Marks, L Wade A great day was had by all on Saturday, 3 Bowl Pairs in recognition of the Beyond Blue Foundation. Final of Men Fours: E Boyter, P Brassington, M Petrou, G Rendell d J Winter, N Condon, J Anderson, R McClelland Cock of the Walk: B Fahy d G Rendell. Byron Bay Men Open Triples Championships Peter Lofts, Dick Aldrdige and Mark Barry loosing to Cudgen B/C, f Syl Reid, Al Everingham and Jim Clark loosing to Ocean Shores B/C. Reserve Triples Championship Garry Donnelly, Digger Morrow and Tim Ives lost to Burringbar C/c. The Club Fours Championship semi final winner Peter Lofts team against Paul Clarks team. Thursdays self selected pairs winners were Peter Lofts and John Brooker, runners up Denise McCreadie, John Dickson and Robert Rays. Meat tray won by
Ray Breckenridge. Saturdays social result - winners Ray Henderson and Werner Borkhardt with runners up Grahame Denning, Lorraine Earea and Brian Burton. Lennox Head Men Week 20/2/11 15/2 Self Selected Triples J Pratten B Gregory G Maloney G Lightfoot (winners) 26 d B Reid P Harley A Reynolds T Hickey 11; J Turner D Cullen J Dudgeon (R/Up) 22 d G Hayes G Bowden J Bowen 17; R Orme G Carter B Earle 27 d F Dodd J Lowry M Knott 9; P Cawley J Moore T Kidd 24 d B Perkin B Malcolm M Daley 16; K Foster R Reid S Prasad 24 d E Edwards R Sullivan G Pascoe 15; D Lewis B Edwards D Taylor (snr) 21 d K Nicol T Morton F Allcoat 16; P Wilson B Lawless C Ulrick 23 d J Robinson G Grady I Kemp 15; C Skennar L Bartlett W McRae 24 d M Berger B Harrington L Chaseling 9. 16/2 Twilight E Edwards B Evans (winners) 21 d G Bowden J Calandro 14; W McRae L Bartlett 19 d B Edwards T Morton (Jackpot) 11; J Barrow G Maloney 15 d R De Re G Matthews 13; R Pringle S Lewis 17 d K Pringle K McGuire 7; G Ironfield G Houston 21 d B Tasker S Tasker 12; E Burgess J Burrows 19 d C Skennar R Hurst 11; 18/2 Mixed Pairs. J Dudgeon M Daley (winners) 17 d G Carter D Taylor (snr) 11; S & G Grady (R/up) 19 d R Reid G Lightfoot 16; B Sullivan B Lawless R Sullivan 17 d T Harrington C K Lawless B Harrington 16; E Edwards J Lowry 21 d M Berger B Saric 13; A & T Morton 24 d J Raeburn P Sharp 18; K Philp N Burgess 20 d M Battese P Brinning 14; J Burgess F Somerville 28 d E Reid N Holmes 14; 19/2 Social J Pratten G Pascoe (winners) 38 d M Berger I Whitehall 16; K Foster R Pringle 25 d K Kilby K Pringle 16â€™ 19/2 Pennant trial against East Lismore 1â€™s E/L 2 rinks 68 Shots to L/H 1 Rink 48 shots; 3â€™s E/L 2r/68s to LH 1r/46s. 4â€™s L/H 1Â˝r/63s to E/L 1Â˝ r/60s; 7â€™s L/H 2r/66s to E/L 1r/62s.
Ocean Shores Ladies Wed16 Feb. Social: M Bertoli, D Grant, J Bartlett(Winners) d E Hill, B Baber, G Johnston; E Miller/ L McGowran d S Woolford/ M Flesser. Fri 18 Feb. Championship Fours: J Bartlett, J Williams, J M Quirke, L McGowran (Runner-up) d P Sullivan, M Bertoli, M Flesser, M McConville. Social: R, Wrigley, B Baber, M James (Highest Margin) d E Hill, C Timewell, N Gardner; B Stone/ G Johnston d K Gallard/ M Hosie; T Campbell/ M Farquhar drew F Booth/ D Grant. Sat 19 Feb. Championship Fours: K Gallard, M Enright, J Howell, M James d C Timewell, B Stone, M Hosie, G Johnston. Ocean Shores Men Mon 14/2 Triples, Wins & Ends. 1ST S Warren, P Hain & J Canabu, 2ND J McGowran, B Elliott & B Priest. Fri 18/2 Norfolk Rules. Cub reporter Jimmy O is a good fit for shirtboy. Sat 19/2 Mixed up trips 1ST L Johnston, B James & B Sweeney, 2ND B Baber S Warren & B Gibson. Club Singles C/Ships R Norris def P Tornaros, G Condie def R Carney, K Roberts def J Taylor, R Tonkin def P Hain, S Pratt def J Hay D Taylor def L Johnston. Club Pairs C/Ship R Roberts & D Matheson def JT Gray & J Gray, B Sweeney & P Earl def G Condie & S Brecard, P Tornaros & R Norris def J Taylor & D Taylor Mullum Ex-Services Men 1/1/11 Friday Twilight R Wriggley J Canabou 32 def T Mack N Lee 16. K Wriggley R Fenwick 28 def T Staggard R Gower 6 12/2/11 Saturday No 3 Pennants Trial game saw Mullum bowl very successfully at ByronBay. No 6 Pennants Trial at home had mixed team play as Byron was unable to send a full team. Good to see our turn out and pennants preparation 16/2/11 Wednesday D Ottery A Bartlett M Thorne 24 def B Moore F Buckley S Purdy 17. L Boyter L Losskey J Canabou 17 def D Kidby K Wriggley B Rose 16.
A Newstead P Keogh 17 def A Pyzer L Christian 16. R Neate R Gower G Wooley 20 def D Blake M Johnston P McDonald 16. T Riches B Gibson T Johnston (c/w) 43 def R Ford B Ball G McKenzie 9 Donâ€™t forget Triples Championship Round 1 26/2/11 Round 2 27/2/11 Looking forward to fun of the Bundy Barefoot Corporate Bowls commencing Friday 4th March BRIDGE Brunswick Valley 14/02/11: 9 table Mitchell N/S: 1st gross; Mahant Downey/Pat Hems; 2nd gross; Phyllis Keybe/Esme Sherry: E/W: 1st gross; Ian Homfray/Margot Homfray; 2nd gross; Annette Kvassay/ Betty Hughes. We meet at Brunswick Heads Community Centre on Monday and Saturday. Seated by 1245. Guests welcome. If partner required, or information regarding Bridge lessons, please tel Phyllis Keyte (02 6684 1103) 20/02/11: 9 table Mitchell N/S: 1st gross; Phyllis Keyte/Janine Murray; 2nd gross; David Dare/Ian Homfray: E/W: 1st gross; Pam Sullivan/Hilary Lewis; 2nd gross; Gerry Withey/Alleyne Withey. Ocean Shores 16/02:8 Table Mitchell.N-S:1st gross:M Clark/M Boyle;2nd gross:P Sullivan/P Regan.E-W:1st gross:D James/S Stewart;2nd gross:S Easterbrook/F Star.We meet @ Ocean Shores Country Club every Wed. evening. Seated by 6:15pm.All welcome. GOLF Mullumbimby 19/02/11 4 Man Ambrose Winner: D Browne, JAG, C Graham & J Stokes Score: 54 1/8. Runner Up: F Kimpton, S Ford, J Boss & D Spagnol\Score: 55 5/8. NTPs: 5th NIL, 7th: W Rodgers 390cm,9th: J Donnelly 380cm, 11th 2nd Shot: NIL, 12th: J Boss 152cm, 17th: J Anderton 198cm. Gundies Mug: NIL Ocean Shores Ladies Tuesday Feb 15. Stableford Div. 1 Winner K Pemberton 43, R/Up J Bartlett 36. Div. 2 Winner H Best 34, R/Up J
Andrews 33, Vouchers to 30 c/b\. NTP Div.1 K Howard, Div. 2 J Andrews, Div.3 A Hauser. Thursday Feb 17. Stableford Winner J Andrews 42 Vouchers to 37. Saturday Feb 19 Stroke. Monthly Medal Winner B Crossley 72 net c/b, R/Up J Maddock 72 net. Vouchers to 76 net. NTP Div. 1 K Howard, Div. 2 V Loomes. Putting K Howard. Ocean Shores Men Mon - 14/21/11 Medley Stableford: 1st Bob Taylor 42 pts, 2nd Graham Conway 42 pts, 3rd Ray Conway 42 pts. Balls to 36 Wed - 16/2/11 Single Stableford: 1st Snow Downes 43 pts, 2nd Bob Roe 43 pts, 3rd William Payne 43 pts. Balls to 35. Pro pin - T.Michell. TABLE TENNIS Mullumbimby Open singles competition was won by Erich Reinermann, second Chris Strybos and third Mark Smith. The doubles was won by Mark Smith & Chris Strybos defeating Max Schlueter & Erich Reinermann 3-0. Enquiries Mark 04 09 47 35 17 or Chris 6684 1468..
v. G.Davis; 6.00 p.m. L.Powell v. D.Bird Division 2: 5.00 p.m. C.Walsh v. L.Clarke, R.Hughes v. S.Moon, A.Li v. Kijay, J.Gribble v. M.Cassidy Division 3: 5.00 p.m. C.Johnston v. S.Page-Smith, R.King v. W.Mahera, J Nicolson v. R.Draper Division 4 -: B.Doran v. C.Naughton, A.Cox v. C.Bolton. C. Wilkinson bye To play, phone 6685 1794. Brunswick Heads Volleyball Tue 22/2 1Round 2 - J.V. Towing Comp 6.00 p.m. Scramblers v. Bolters, Hit & Run v. Masala, Coolers v. Bounders. Duty - Threesome. 7.00 p.m. Threesome v. Hedgehogs, Falcons v. Ballistic, Flash v. Lounge Lizards. Duty - Masala. Thursday 24/2/11 Round 6 - O.S. True Value Hardware Comp 6.00 p.m. La Tree Fairie.s v. Fill Ins, Go Go Girls v. Kaos.com, Kookaburras v. Fireflys, Divas v. Snickers. Duty - Volleys & Ferns. 7.00 p.m. Ferns v. Chilli Twist, Volleys v. Tripods, Amies v. Mumâ€™s the Word, Flukes bye. Duty - Divas
Brunswick SLSC Saturday, Feb 26 Patrol No 1 G. Carey, G. White, N. Carey, W. Carey, G. Carey, Z. Bourke, H Gijspers, J. Gijspers, O. Nicholls, S. Roberts. Sunday Feb 27 Patrol No 2 K. Southwell, S. McRae, M Quinn, M. Quinn, I. Heiniger, Z. Heiniger, E. Heiniger, W. McRae, N. Frazier, C. Anderson. Byron Bay SLSC Saturday 26/2/2011Patrol 6 10am-4pm Sarah Beadman PC (D), Jamie Bridgman APC (D),Brad Kay, Max Hulbert, Vicki McKain, Dominique Callan, Anita Wolf, Alan teurquetil, Ian Callan, Robert brown, Robert Siebert (D), Liz Callan Sunday 27/2/2011 Patrol 12 9am-4pm Gomer Pile PC, Mark Sewell PC (D), Maryanne Sewell, Margo St Clair, Ellis Mashett, renee Kelly, Chaun sewell, Davis Jensen, Joel Martin, Liz Harvey, Clair Sewell, Amanda Sewell, Phil Harvey.
Brunswick Heads Squash Wed 23/2 Round 7 Perry Homes Comp Coastal Voice & Data v. Ocean Shores Bakery, C.Littlewood v. B.Trivett, S.Moon v. W.Ferrier, G.King v. J.Gribble, F.King v. B.Doran. Byron Bay Trophies v. Cape Byron Medical Centre - G.Porter v. C.Ashworth, P.Hill v. C.Walsh, R.Hughes v. R.Cameron, W.Knight v. R.James. Occupational Health & Rehab Services v. OceanShores Glass - M.Underwood v. D.Bird, T.Kropp v. M.Virtue, R.King v. S.Bruyn, C.Johnston v. C.Naughton. Brunswick Heads Pharmacy v. The Potato Works - G.Davis v. J Bristow, Kijay v. A.Li C.Booth v. J Nicolson, A.Cox v. B.Rogers Monday 28/2/11 Round 5 - Byron Health Foods Comp. Division 1 - 5.00 p.m. C.Littlewood v. B.Trivett, L.Tomasella
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DAVID ROBINSON DRAFTING Renovation, design & plans.................0419 880048 or 66858114 MICHAEL SPITERI ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING SERVICE .....................................0417 713033 WWW.BUILTPRACTICE.COM Sustainable modern design. Chris Knapp, M.Arch........0405 914569
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CARPARK & DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE CONCRETE EDGING
0418 156 909 Call Steven Butturini
FENCING BEDNARZ, H & W, FENCING Specialise in pool, colourbond & timber fencing ...........0417 491136 BYRON & BEYOND FENCING Any fence, any time, prompt quotes .....66804766 or 0416 424256 FRAMELESS GLASS & ALUMINIUM POOL FENCING Supply & install. Lic R70132 ..0412 731273
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Floor Sanding & Polishing New & old ï¬‚oors â€“ stairs For a free quote & quality guaranteed
DESIGN & DRAFTING BAREFOOT BUILDING DESIGN New Homes & additions ..........................Bob Acton 0407 787993
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BANGALOW DENTAL HEALTH In the Medical Centre Complex, Bangalow ......................66872766
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GARDEN & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE A B FAB Mowing, gardening, acreage & small block .....................................................0421 185520 A TO Z GARDEN SERVICE Lawns, hedges, trees, ride on, reliable. Byron Shire..............0405 625697 A.C.E. LAWN MOWING Cheap, reliable, guaranteed ....................Sam 0438 655763 or 66854237 A1 MOWING Your VIP lawn, garden & green waste service. 15 years experience .........0431 700195 ABSOLUTE GARDEN WASTE REMOVAL Prompt & reliable. Large trailer. Free quotes ...66804704 AT MOWING & GARDENING Big & small jobs, reliable service. Ocean Shores ............0415 383820
BLUEGUM MOWING Garden & property maintenence ............Adam 66844730 or 0434 244224 ALF BURLEY 24 hour call out. Very reasonable rates. Lic 217948C ...............................0428 299754 BRUNSWICK VALLEY LAWN & GARDEN For all your garden needs ...0423 857144 or 66803693 ALL ELECTRICAL WORK Small jobs including safty switches etc. Lic EC31722 .... Syd 0400 629577 DON THE HORTI All aspects. 20 years experience ........................................................0459 175729 BUNDY ELECTRICAL Quality workmanship. 24 hours. Lic 232036C ............................0417 470718 GARDEN / HOME MAINTENANCE Lawns, gardening. All indoor/outdoor cleaning ...0404 243526 BYRON A&I/SUNRISE From 5am, 7 days. Lic 145002C ..................Jim 6685 5373 or 0403 747615 GARDENS RENOVATED Weeding, clear ups, mowing, trimming etc. Reasonable rates. Tim......0405 529275 COUGHRAN ELECTRICAL 24 hourt service, Lic 154293C........................0439 624945 or 66804173 GREEN EARTH Garden restoration, maintenance, tree & rubbish removal. 66884549 or 0405 716552 CURTIS ELECTRICAL 24 hour service â€“ all Byron Shire. Lic 79065C.............................0427 402399 GUTTERS CLEANED All areas, free quotes, fully insured .......................0405 922839 or 66850125 ENERJAI ELECTRICAL Reliable electricians. Lic 216672C ............................................0406 397487 LAWN MOWING Brushcutting. Sunrise to Suffolk ............................................... John 0403 694462 RONNIE SPINKS Everything electrical Lic 27673 .........................................................0429 802355 MULLUM HANDYMAN Gardening, mowing, rubbish removal, insured.......................0424 954388 STOKES BAY ELECTRICAL Mal MacKenzie. Lic 98590C ...............................................0416 025843 MYOCUM MOWING Trees & rubbish removal.................................Neil 66844080 or 0410 666871 SMALL â€“ URGENT â€“ EMERGENCY JOBS ONLY.........................................................0427 402399 SPECIALIST WEED CONTROL CONTRACTORS / CONSULTANTS .............................0418 110714
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Service Directory TREE & PALM LOPPING Felling, rubbish removal, fully insured, free quotes ..............0405 620261 YARD MAINTENANCE, lawns, rubbish removal, gardening .........Mark 66843426 or 0437 343348
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2481 PLUMBING All water, drainage & gas fitting Lic 214 726C Phone Jimmy ...........0405 073540 A TO Z HANDYMAN SERVICES Jack of All ....................................Andre 66847553 or 0439 495247 A1 HANDYMAN All types of building work. Lic 90972C................................................0433 800333 ABSOLUTE HANDYMAN Repairs, renovation, maintenance........................................0402 281638 CAPE BYRON PROPERTY MAINTENANCE all areas Tom Scott ...........66843088 or 0418 600576 FEDERAL FIX ITS .......................................................................... Terry 0401 493721 or 66884325 HANDYMAN with 25 years carpentry experience ..............................................................66840227
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MINI EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT HIRE Ian Mathison 0428 842 285 AH 6684 2285 Servicing the Byron Shire and beyond
TINY EARTHWOR Philip Toovey 0409 799 909 ph/fax 02 6684 3208
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Dentists, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy ACUPUNCTURE & COSMETIC MEDICINE Dr Adam Osborne...........................................66857366 ACUPUNCTURE CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE M Collis .................................................66842559 ACUPUNCTURE Facial rejuvenation, womens health, general. Marlene Farry ..................66842400
AROMATHERAPY/ REFLEXOLOGY/ SKIN CARE Therese Moffatt RN.........................0418 465487
1176 Myocum Rd, Mullumbimby (just past golf course)
AYURVEDA Consultations, massage, treatments ................................................... Jacinta 66846580
BONES FOR LIFE â€™OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTIONâ€™ Jenny Groves.......................................66842738 BRYANT HOPLEY Herbalism, homeopathy, nutrition. Byron Bay......................................66857225 CRANIOSACRAL BALANCING Najma Ahern. Practitioner, tutor and trainer ....................66846444
Landscape Desire design â€“ install â€“ maintain Horticulture & landscape trained. Women specialising in working for you in establishing your garden. Also planting, mowing, brush cutting, pruning and light chainsaw work. 6688 4065 â€“ Lisa 0424 176 963 â€“ Kate 0424 176 967
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FELDENKRAIS Jenny Groves ..............................................................................................66842738 KINESIOLOGY & REMEDIAL MASSAGE Paritosho Rowe .................................................66802475 LIVE BLOOD SCREENING Naturopath. Phillippa Church ..................................................66841401 MULLUMBIMBY MASSAGE & CHIROPRACTIC 110 Dalley St ........................................66841028
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MULLUMBIMBY MEDICAL CENTRE 60 Stuart St ............................................................66841511 MULLUMBIMBY PSYCHOLOGY www.mullumbimbypsychology.com.au .......................66844748 PSYCHOLOGIST â€“ DAWN COHEN Bangalow ..............................................................0403 953221 ZEN SHIATSU TREATMENT Joanna Zielinska ..............................................................0423 945201
For all your earthmoving needs
HIRE BYRON HIRE Building & home handyman equipment hire ....... www.byronhire.com.au 66856228
Corey & Joss 0421
BYRON WEDDING & PARTY HIRE ..........www.byronbayweddingandpartyhire.com.au 66855483
EXCAVATOR BOBCAT & WATER TRUCK
MULLUM HIRE Builders, party and much more .......................www.mullumhire.com.au 66843003
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