a product message image
{' '} {' '}
Limited time offer
SAVE % on your upgrade

Page 32

Backlash Thankfully the states and territories have stepped up and led with COVID-19, leaving the PM looking fairly irrelevant. Given his muddled messaging and a record of incompetence, it’s probably for the best that he not be taken too seriously with such a serious situation. Q Q Q Q

Sale!

iPhone 7

From $349

1/ 130 JONSON ST BYRON BAY

www.devicetrader.com.au

02 6685 5585 Y OPEN B TM E N T APPOIN T JOSH C O N TA C

O P E N H O M E BY A P P O I N TM E N T Join us at our Byron Bay Display unit and experience the next generation of backyard lifestyle options. For more information or to book an inspection email Josh Perry, josh@backspaceliving.com

20 B A N G A LOW R D, BY R O N B AY cnr of Bangalow Road and Constellation Close (entrance off Constellation Close) B AC K S PAC E L I V I N G .C O M

13 0 0 5 61 1 69

A F F O R D A B L E D E S I G N E R G R A N N Y F L AT S

Does the 80-year-old billionaire Gerry Harvey have a moral compass? Perhaps not. He told 60 Minutes (Nine) on Sunday: ‘You know, this [virus] is an opportunity. Our sales are up in Harvey Norman in Australia by nine per cent on last year. Our sales in freezers are up 300 per cent. And what about air purifiers? Up 100 per cent.’ Q Q Q Q

A current NSW government survey asks whether single use plastics should be phased out. Plastic straws are on the list, as well as polystyrene food and beverage containers. To make your voice heard, visit www. yoursay.dpie.nsw.gov.au/ plastics-plan/short-survey.

No, it’s not a Devo tribute band. It’s Mullum Mitre 10 playing it safe. Please, everyone, this is serious. That means keeping safe distances, washing hands properly and being mindful of public handrails, petrol bowsers and the like. Photo Jeff ‘Whipped It Since 1986’ Dawson applies to the monthly Community Byron Market. Q Q Q Q

Q Q Q Q

Q Q Q Q

The annual Newrybar Village Easter egg hunt (April 11) has been cancelled, say organisers.

Q Q Q Q

With the cancellation and postponement of hundreds of concerts, conferences, events and festivals across Australia, a website has been created for musicians to tell the stories of the gigs that they have lost. Visit www.ilostmygig. net.au for more info.

Q Q Q Q

Sunday’s Bangalow market has been cancelled, ‘in line with the NSW Health Department ruling’. This also

nsw.gov.au/Community/ Public-health-and-safety/ Coronavirus-COVID-19.

Byron Writers Festival tickets will not be going on sale on April 1, as previously planned, say organisers.

The Ngara Institute have cancelled Catherine Ingram’s presentation on March 25. Organisers say, ‘Her words remain vital, never more so, and as soon as we have determined a digital platform that will enable the audience to easily access the event online, we will reschedule. This will be the way forward for Ngara Institute events for the foreseeable future.’ Here’s some good news – the Byron, Bangalow, Mullum and New Brighton Farmers Markets will remain open!

If you are after local advice on COVID-19, head to www.byron.

Q Q Q Q

Byron Theatre managers say all events are cancelled until further notice. ‘Ticket holders for cancelled events will be fully refunded’. Email tickets@byroncentre.com.au for more info. Q Q Q Q

Q Q Q Q

OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN HOLISTIC DENTISTRY Dr Shehab Faragallah BDSc Dr Walter Piccolruaz BDSc Ms Danette Ryan First visit no gap fee (exam & xrays) or no fund pay only $50 • General family dentistry • Safe amalgam removal • Cosmetic dentistry • Early interceptive orthodontic treatment • Tempromandibular joint dysfunction treatment • Child dental therapist • %XONELOOLQJXQGHU&KLOG'HQWDO%HQHƓWV6FKHGXOH • HICAPS and dental loans

60 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby BOOK AN APPOINTMENT 02 6626 7999

THE EMPIRE IS CLOSED BUT NOT FOR LONG!

EASTER SALE BUY 3 GET 1

FREE

ON TOYO PROXES C100 PLUS OR PROXES C100 PLUS SUV TYRES TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY. SEE IN STORE FOR DETAILS. OFFER ENDS 15TH APRIL 2020

WE’LL BE BACK IN ACTION ASAP FOR TAKEAWAYS. A MASSIVE THANKYOU TO OUR WONDERFUL CUSTOMERS AND STAFF. STAY SAFE AND BE COOL OUT THERE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN SOON!

20 Burringbar St, Mullum EmpireMullum empiremullum.com.au

32 The Byron Shire Echo lëſĈIJǩǬǽǩǧǩǧ

North Coast news daily in Echonetdaily www.echo.net.au

Profile for Echo Publications

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 34.42 – March 25, 2020  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in north eastern NSW, Australia.

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 34.42 – March 25, 2020  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in north eastern NSW, Australia.