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The Byron Arts Classic

Its that time of year again! The Byron Arts Classic has extended its registration deadline to December 9th. Download the entry form HERE. Over $10,000 worth of prizes are to be won in the categories of Painting, Works on Paper, Photography, Sculpture. Exhibition will be… Read More »The Byron Arts Classic


On Friday evening the Byron Shire was treated to the Byron Arts Classic 2013 Opening and Awards night at the Byron Bay Community Centre. To say it was a success is almost doing the evening an injustice. The Arts Classic and Awards night is all… Read More »BYRON ARTS CLASSIC 2013


Unbelievably a year has passed since Jonno Howell was tragically taken from all those that knew him, whilst on vacation in Indonesia. I am sure that I echo the thoughts of many when I reacted with shock and disbelief at the news of Jonno passing.… Read More »JH

Jy Johannesen

Jy Johannesen is among other things, a gifted and talented surfer hailing from the southern regions of Tasmania. He currently resides here in Byron Bay as he is following his passion of film and video at the SAE college. I often marvel at how lucky… Read More »Jy Johannesen

Another $300 for the fund…

Words by Lachlan Pennefather “A big thanks to the “Festival of the Stone” crew, Ross Jurisich, Jamie Cook, Brad Rogers and Rick Bannister….this is how it rolled. A late call up from Rick to Common Ground on the Wednesday before their Saturday gig on the… Read More »Another $300 for the fund…

Rarrrrrr, said the Sexy Bachelor!

In the words of “Byron’s Sexiest Bachelor” Organiser Cassie Summit… “The night fundraising night for Jonno Howell was a huge success, raising $2k towards Jonno’s Photographic Scholarship being setup by the Common Ground Australia Community Support Fund. The nerves from the bachelors were put aside… Read More »Rarrrrrr, said the Sexy Bachelor!

Byron’s Sexiest Bachelor!

In honour of the passing of local photographer and personality Jonno Howell, local girl Cassie Summit has been inspirational in setting up Byron Bay’s “Sexiest Bachelor Award”, to help raise funds for Jonno Howell’s Photographic Scholorship through the Common Ground Australia Community Support Fund. She… Read More »Byron’s Sexiest Bachelor!