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Yann Martel in conversation with Matthew Condon

Presented by Byron Writers Festival see Man Booker Prize-winning author of the bestselling Life of Pi, Yann Martel at Byron Theatre as part of his Australian tour, in conversation with Matthew Condon.

Placemaking Seed Funding Awarded

Byron Shire Council has announced the first four Placemaking Seed Fund projects that will feature in the Byron town centre over coming months and will see Byron Bay town centre streets and foreshore be revitalised.


Arts Northern Rivers today announced the program for If These Halls Could Talk; a region-wide season of contemporary arts events being held in seven community halls from the 17 September – 17 December 2016.

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Arts Northern Rivers now has Deductible Gift Recipient status (DGR). If you or your business are interested in supporting arts and cultural development across our region, we’d love to hear from you.

Featured Projects

Northern Rivers Creative

Northern Rivers Creative is a directory showcasing professional practitioners of the Northern Rivers and committed to making connections to local, national and international markets.

Our Way Stories | The Elders Book Project

The project will record the life stories and portraits of 10 Elders from the Bundjalung nation / Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

If These Halls Could Talk

The Northern Rivers is a region of villages, most with a hall that lay at their heart. Some sit proud on hills, some tilted with age but all are places of stories and keepers of secrets. If These Halls Could Talk is a multi-arts project celebrating..

The Bundjalung Project

This 3-year project is about rediscovering Aboriginal mark-making traditions; reconnecting Bundjalung artists and their communities with their heritage; exploring early art from within the region; and to assist local Indigenous...