About iQ Reserve

Located at the gateway to Byron Bay, the Island Quarry is set on an eight-acre regenerated quarry site. Our vision is to create a model for  [more]

Volunteer for iQ

Share your knowledge, energy & more, come and learn about current activities at iQ including Organic Gardening, Sculpture, IT to Events [more]


BYRON ALL SHORTS 2018 – Call for Entries – EXTENDED til 29 Dec!

Northern Rivers Short Film Competition: the Best of Local filmmakers will screen on the 27th Jan;
alongside the Best in Australia & the World with the Flickerfest screenings from 26-28th Jan 2018.
Byron All Shorts entries close: Fri 15th November 2017 [more]


Limited public access provisions currently apply to the Island Quarry while some key DA consent conditions are finalised. During recent times the Trust has made substantial progress in addressing these conditions through constructing onsite works including: Installation of a 350 metre long safety fence around the quarry waterhole; Ewingsdale Rd access road-works, bike path & earth-bund landscaping as per Council approval are all but complete & a 2 kW Solar Pumping system has been installed. [more]