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Visitor Info

Byron Shire is located at Australia’s eastern-most point with a population of almost 29,000. It is a thriving community where residents and visitors live, work and play in a sustainable environment and where Council strives to deliver the highest standard of local government services and infrastructure.

Visitor Information Centres

Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Jonson Street, Byron Bay – adjacent to the bus station
Phone: 02 6680 8558
Website

Brunswick Heads Visitor Information Centre
7 Park Street, Brunswick Heads
Phone: 02 6685 1003
Website

Surf Life Saving

Life Saving services will be provided on the following beaches for the 2012/2013 season:

Beach
Number of Lifeguards
Service Days/Week
(9.00am – 5.00pm)
Period of Service
Brunswick Heads
Two
5
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)
April/May School Holidays (NSW) – including Easter
Byron Bay Main Beach
Two
5
1st Monday in December to end of April/May School Holidays (NSW) – including Easter
First Sun Cvn Park
One
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)

April/May School Holidays (NSW) – including Easter

Broken Head Beach
Two
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)
Suffolk Park
Two
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)
South Golden Beach
Two
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)
Wategoes
One
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)

Easter Long Weekend

Tallow
One
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)

Easter Long Weekend

The Pass
One
7
Christmas School Holidays (NSW)

Easter Long Weekend

In addition, life saving services (two lifeguards) will be provided for Byron Bay Main Beach New Year’s Eve 6.00pm – 2.00am.

For the latest information on surf patrols – www.beachsafe.org.au

For the latest live video surf cam, surf reports, weather, winds and outlooks for the coming days go to Coastal Watch

Clothes optional

Byron Shire clothes optional beach (pdf)

Alcohol Free Zones

Alcohol Free Zones – Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads (pdf)

Markets

When Held
Location
Contact Telephone
Every Tuesday 8-11am New Brighton Farmers Market 6684 5390
Every Thursday 8-11am Byron Farmers Market 6687 1137
Every Saturday 8-11am Bangalow Farmers Market 6687 1137
1st Saturday Brunswick Heads 6628 4495
1st & 3rd Sunday Byron Bay, Butler Street Reserve 6685 6807
1st Sunday Lismore Car Boot 6628 7333
2nd Sunday The Channon 6688 6433
2nd Sunday Lennox Head, Lake Ainsworth 6672 2874
3rd Saturday Mullumbimby 6684 3370
3rd Sunday Uki 6679 5369
3rd Sunday Nimbin 6689 1825
3rd Sunday Lismore Car Boot 6628 7333
4th Sunday Bangalow, Showgrounds 6687 1911
5th Sunday Nimbin 6685 5685

Byron Bay Library

Lawson Street, 
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Telephone: 02 6685 8540
Opening Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 
9.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 
9.30am – 7.00pm, Saturday 
9.00am – 12noon

Byron Bay Skate Bowl

There is a small skate bowl located behind the
Youth Activity Centre in Gilmore Crescent, Byron Bay Support Services. Website

New Year’s Eve

For information on New Year’s Eve in Byron Shire – www.byron.nsw.gov.au/events/new-years-eve

Rural Bush Fire

In an emergency call triple zero 000.
For Major Fire updates, fire permit information and Bush Fire Survival Plan – www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
Fire permits are issued by the Rural Fire Service telephone Far North Coast Zone 02 6684 3662 or the Information line 1800 654 443.

State Emergency Service

For emergency help in floods and storms call the State Emergency Service on 132 500.
The SES Get Prepared information is available to assist you in becoming prepared for floods and storms events.

Flood Warning

For the latest flood warning information – www.bom.gov.au/hydro/flood/nsw/
For Byron Shire road closures – www.byron.nsw.gov.au/flood


 
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