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]

 Recent Events

We recently had a full-house film screening at Byron Theatre; an Uncle Project activity at iQ & a VIP Private Function at iQ, and  [more]



FLiCKERFEST 2019 – 28th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Australia’s leading Academy®Accredited & BAFTA recognised short film festival and BYRON ALL SHORTS Northern Rivers Short Film Comp. PROGRAMME, TIMES & TICKETS: Fri 25 – Sun 27, January 2019 Mullum Civic Hall… [more]

BYRON ALL SHORTS 2019 – Call for Entries – EXTENDED til 1 Jan 19 !

Northern Rivers Short Film Competition: the Best of Local filmmakers will screen on the 26th Jan;
alongside the Best in Australia & the World with the Flickerfest screenings from 25-27th Jan 2019.
Byron All Shorts entries close: Fri 21st December 2018. [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]