PLANS to replace a bridge on River Drive will force residents and tourists to use the ferry.
17th Dec. 2020 1:12 PM
THE Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is the second-busiest in NSW, and it's setting records for passenger numbers.
04th Dec. 2020 12:12 AM
THEY had missed many milestones due to COVID-19, but the North Coast offered the perfect place to reconnect.
02nd Dec. 2020 11:12 AM
COUNCILS, businesses and stakeholders are coming up with ideas to lure tourists back to the region.
24th Nov. 2020 12:11 AM
SOME changes were made to the plans when the proposal went before council.
26th Oct. 2020 12:10 AM
SET on 2.5 acres in Byron, this impressive property sleeps 14 people and is styled like luxury hotels in India.
23rd Oct. 2020 12:10 AM
THE services between Canberra and Ballina have proved to be a huge success.
13th Oct. 2020 9:10 AM
WITH many NSW residents effectively confined within the state, the Northern Rivers is the place to be this school...
10th Oct. 2020 12:10 PM
THE retreat, which has accommodation for up to 60 people, has “amazing potential waiting to be unlocked”.
28th Sept. 2020 12:09 AM
A NEW bill tabled by the NSW Transport Minister will authorise the closure of two railway lines in Northern NSW.
18th Sept. 2020 9:09 AM
BALLINA’S newest eatery offers a delicious menu, and they have a specialist pastry and dessert chef from Israel.
15th Sept. 2020 9:09 AM
IS it the sun? Is it the beach? Whatever it is, NSW and ACT want a spring break, so expect a lot more flights.
09th Sept. 2020 9:09 AM
WITH school holidays just around the corner, a travel company has listed the most sought-after holiday destinations.
08th Sept. 2020 9:09 AM
THE new loyalty program offers exclusive discounts to Northern Rivers residents.
07th Sept. 2020 2:09 PM
THE first flight from Dubbo touched down at the airport this afternoon.
28th Aug. 2020 3:08 PM
A PUSH to expedite a decision on paid parking in Brunswick Heads will go before the council at this week’s meeting.
27th Aug. 2020 9:08 AM
AN airline sale of Sydney to Ballina seats made some readers uneasy about the spread of the pandemic
19th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM
THE hard border closure is having an impact on holiday park operators in Northern NSW.
13th Aug. 2020 2:08 PM
THE airline will offer two services a week on the new route, after starting its Ballina-Canberra route last month.
12th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM
THE venue is in the final stages of completing a $6 million refresh and has also announced a new executive team.
10th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM
THE visitor economy generates hundreds of jobs, so the council has developed a new ‘road map’ to ensure it thrives.
06th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM
THIS tour operator took the pandemic restrictions and turned them into an online opportunity to grow her business.
26th July 2020 12:07 AM
LACK of international flights allowed luxury-seekers to spend big in local restaurants and operators that remained open.
20th July 2020 12:07 AM
POPULAR holiday parks in Ballina, Evans Head and Byron Bay are getting some strong number of visitors from up north.
15th July 2020 12:07 PM
IT’S hoped the initiative will help people to better support the local economy’s recovery from COVID-19.
13th July 2020 4:07 PM
Faced with two borders blocked, the Tweed’s holiday parks have found an unusual positive amid the pandemic.
09th July 2020 12:07 AM
DESTINATION NSW gives tourism based businesses a boost to encourage people to visit the region.
07th July 2020 12:07 PM
“There is no room for complacency, and we all have to do our bit.”
03rd July 2020 9:07 AM
TIMES have been tough for the North Coast tourism industry, but this new venture offers something very special.
29th June 2020 3:06 PM
NEW access tags will be required for active birdwatchers at the Byron Wetlands as Byron Shire Council has installed new...
28th June 2020 12:06 AM
“PEOPLE are roaring over the dunes, roaring over the beach, it’s been unnerving for the locals.”
24th June 2020 12:06 AM
THE airline went into voluntary administration, and cancelled its flights from Ballina months ago.
24th June 2020 12:06 AM
‘Great Southern Nights’ will bring 1000 COVID-safe concerts to regional NSW in November, featuring artists Jimmy Barnes...
19th June 2020 7:06 AM
FIVE local attractions have been touted as a must-see by NSW visitors.
03rd June 2020 12:06 PM
CRYSTAL Castle will reopen its doors this week
31st May 2020 12:05 PM
THE airport also currently has more airlines to more destinations on more days of the week than the Gold Coast airport.
23rd May 2020 12:05 AM
AVOID the Byron Bay rush as scenic rural towns prepare for visitors from June 1.
21st May 2020 10:05 AM
BYRON BAY will be featured on a weekend-long series inviting national and international tourists to keep us in their...
15th May 2020 12:05 PM
POPULAR tourist facility has 150 animals which still need to be cared for during closure.
18th April 2020 12:04 PM
HOLIDAYS in regional areas are off the cards and the region’s economy will be hit hard in the coming months.
31st March 2020 5:03 PM
The council will place a strategy on managing growing visitor numbers on public exhibition.
21st March 2020 11:03 PM
AN INDUSTRY expert says some local businesses are expecting a 50-70 per cent drop off, and he's "not optimistic" about the...
18th March 2020 4:03 PM
YES, Byron Bay is stunning but venture an hour west to a country full of surprises
25th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM
ARE you looking for a last minute camping destination on the Northern Rivers? Here are our top picks.
23rd Jan. 2020 12:01 PM
MAYOR reveals how council will help lessen the negative impacts on locals from high demand and high rents in the shire.
17th Jan. 2020 9:01 AM
MILLIONS of tourists come to the North Coast every year, but is it sustainable in the long term?
19th July 2019 12:07 AM
DEMOGRAPHER says more could be done to attract working age international travellers to the region.
09th June 2019 12:06 AM
THIS regional airport is set to soar with a nearly 8 per cent growth in passengers in the next two years.
08th June 2019 9:06 AM
A NEW tourism report revealed what visitors are spending their money on in Byron Bay, so The Northern Star asked...
21st May 2019 9:05 AM
NEW tourism statistics reveal why Byron is so busy - where tourists are coming from and what they want from the region.
16th May 2019 6:05 AM