Theatre lives to thrill another day

BRUNSWICK Picture Theatre looks set to stay open as the owners and Byron council work together to resove outstanding DA issues.

Byron Bay Chamber of Commerce AGM

BYRON CHAMBER: Bjorn Peterson- Woody's Surf Shack, Felicity Davies- Lease Boutique, Dan McGill- Byron Bazaar, Gavin Barber- Ruskin House, Deborah Benhayon- DB Inner Designs, Simon Cook- Birddog Marketing, Gail Fuller (President)- Byron Coastal Real Estate, Fin Murray- Architect Fin. Photo: Clayton Lloyd.

The Byron Chamber of Commerce AGM is on this week.

Walt Secord rejects Tony Abbott's call for shark cull

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has called for a shark cull on the North Coast.

Tony Abbott called for a shark cull on the North Coast

How can we prevent shark attacks on the North Coast?

Multiple people attended the scene at Lighthouse Beach where a shark attack took place around 9:30 on Monday morning. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

How can further shark attacks on the North Coast be prevented?

Break strings, not hearts

Ukulele player A. J. Leonard and cellist Jenny Rowling.

Master ukulelist visits this week

More Northern River schools needed to be counted in

John Foreman and Jay Laga'aia at a songwriting workshop earlier this year.

Music - Count Us In will be held in November

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Give Showgirl challenge a go to support Mullumbimby

COMMUNITY COMMITMENT: Mullumbimby Show Girl 2015, Erin Dousling.

Erin urges others to get involved in Mullumbimby show.

Bangalow traffic fears over proposed food collective

FOOD COLLECTIVE: The proposed 65-acre, $23.5m agri-business site proposed for Bangalow.

Residents group urges opposition to Food Collective.

BEACH SAFETY: Can you reduce your risk of a shark attack?

Yesterday's attack reminded us that sharks are still out there, despite a quiet year so far. There are some steps you can take to reduce the risk of an unwanted encounter.

Some tips and helpful apps to help you be safe

Greens accuse Macfarlane of breaching code of conduct

Ian Macfarlane and Larissa Waters are at loggerheads over Mr Macfarlane's appointment to the Queensland Resources Council.

'We urgently need legislated ethical standards for ministers'

Oil prices up as Saudis move

Oil staged a minor rally on hopes of a Saudi-led accord

Ian Macfarlane gets $500,000 boost to income

Ian Macfarlane will reportedly pocked $500,000 a year for his job as chief executive officer of the Queensland Resources Council.

Appointment comes after a rocky period for the former minister

Brisbane, Gold Coast airports hit by Border Force strikes

Extensive rolling stoppages to start today

Death to the 9 to 5 work day

The 9-to-5 schedule doesn't conform to most people's lives or workflows.

She gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wants

Vodafone customers left without services after outage

The outage was due to a 'router issue'

Horror crash: five injured three critical in car rollover

Four of the five occupants were thrown from the car when it rolled multiple times after hitting an embankment. The unregistered car had no seats or seat belts.

Police look for man after indecent act at beach

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Man commits indecent act near young girls at Corindi Beach

Explosion in Lismore Bunnings carpark, man being treated

A man has been treated by paramedics after an incident at South Lismore.

Man had just lit a cigarette before flames engulfed vehicle.

Second arrest made following Lismore armed robbery

A man and woman were arrested following a police chase last night at Blacksoil.

Second man charged following an alleged armed robbery in Lismore

VIDEO: Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Tweed Byron LAC police at the scene where a body was discovered at Banora Point.

Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights

TRAGIC SCENE: Two people have died in a head-on collision between a truck and a car on the Gwydir Highway at Waterview Heights.

Victims identified, but names not yet released

Woman in hospital after car rollover on Pacific Highway

A car rollover is affecting traffic on the Pacific Highway.

A woman involved in highway rollover has been taken to hospital

Suicide rate reaches 10-year high

Eight people per day last year took their own life

Flights resume as Bali ash cloud clears

Tourists are finding themselves caught in Bali, or unable to fly, after a volcanic ash cloud developed over the Indonesian island.

Jetstar was forced to cancel seven flights on Tuesday

Window smashed to free baby trapped in car

The scene at the Hooper Centre, September 28.

Queensland Ambulance Service are assessing the child

Puppy’s ruff trot as besotted pig’s sexy moves become a boar

Love is great for Nigella.

Meet Nigella the pig and Sebastian the eight-month-old great Dane.

Max Walker dies aged 68

Australian cricket legend Max Walker has died aged 68.

Max Walker dies aged 68.

Why we're the top spot for mobile tourists

Caravanners and campers spend an average $152 a night in our region.

Our region is the top spot for caravanners and campers in the state.

Why a beautiful woman decided to end her life

Jules Hunter committed suicide after a long battle with MS and a rare condition that left her in constant agony.

Why a beautful woman chose to end her life.

The Turnbull Government's export business app

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The government hopes it will boost small businesses

Pollies plan to expose 'predatory' pokie industry

SEEKING REFORM: Problem gambler Shonica Guy, foreground, with Andrew Wilkie, Nick Xenophon and Larissa Waters.

The federal politicans have launched a campaign against the industry

Timor wins challenge over $40 billion oil and gas deposits

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The Federal Government has accepted the international court ruling

France vows to close refugee 'Jungle'

View of the makeshift camp in Calais, northern France, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. The migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year, French President Francois Hollande said Monday in an attempt to highlight the Socialist government's efforts to tackle the issue ahead of next year's presidential election. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Hollande has voewd to dismantle the ad hoc camp

Ethanol fuel 'safe' for most cars

A man pumps petrol at a service station in Melbourne, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. (AAP Image/Julian Smith) NO ARCHIVING

The RACQ is urging motorists to choose the ethanol fuels

How this Baza bird survived being hit by a car

RECOVERING: WIRES rescued a Pacific Baza hit by a car.

The Pacific Baza suffered a head injury and heavy concussion

Nine males, one female; divers watch turtles get frisky

Mating season ends this month.

One female, nine males, this is all part of nature for turtles

Harambe is not a patronus, sadly

Harambe is not a Patronus, JK Rowling has been forced to clarify

Need help deciding? See our top 10 old-fashioned baby names

Our top 10 old-fashioned baby names.

Are you having trouble choosing a baby name?

Baby born on the side of road en route to hospital

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

A CQ newborn couldn't wait for mum to arrive at hospital

Dutch tourist advertising for Aussie man to marry

LOVE WANTED: Dutch traveller Kate, who lives at Woolgoolga, is looking for the man of her dreams.

Attention all single men 20 to 27

Channel 9 orders second season of Doctor Doctor

Rodger Corser stars in the TV series Doctor Doctor.

RURAL medical drama finds a loyal following.

MOVIE REVIEW: Storks delivers family fun

A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Testament's new album is a concept album

ROME, ITALY- JULY 27, 2016: Testament photographed at The Roman Collisseium in Rome, Italy on July 27,2016. Gene Ambo

Testament to release new album

'Baby' recreates famous Nirvana cover shot 25 years later

The baby from Nevermind album has recreated the iconic cover shot.