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April 15, 2021

Nicole Schiller

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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

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Holiday letting policy adopted by NSW govt

New state rules on short-term holiday lets (STHL) for NSW, announced late last week, won’t be introduced to the Byron Shire until as late as February next year, as the local housing crisis intensifies.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The New Resilience

Resilience is dead. The word has been overused. Some may say the word is no longer resilient. We broke it. It’s unfortunate because it was a really good word.

Councillors move to create alternative housing market

Byron Council is aiming to make 10 per cent of local housing genuinely affordable within the space of a decade, under a brave and ambitious plan to implement a Community Land Trust (CLT) model across the Shire.  

Local start-up brings you breakfast in bed

Breakfast is now a whole lot more luxurious with the recent launch of Le Petit Brekkie in the Byron Shire. Changing how we enjoy breakfast, Emma and Kevin, the team behind the business, curate fresh, locally sourced breakfast boxes to be delivered directly to their clients’ doors. With the tagline ‘breakfast in bed, delivered’, Le Petit Brekkie hopes to make the indulgence of a lazy lie-in even more tempting.

Overcharging and misrepresentation

Josh Scrivener, Palmwoods Three weeks ago I looked online to buy a Bluesfest 2021 ticket. The Google ad directed me...

Inspector condemns prisoner health services

In the forward to the Inspector of Custodial Services Report published last month, Fiona Rafter Inspector of Custodial Services says that the provision of health services to inmates in New South Wales custodial facilities is a complex and challenging responsibility.

1 Candidate details

Name: Nicole Schiller

Council: Tweed Shire

Town/city:

Number of years in shire/LGA: 32

Current councillor? No

Clubs/sports/interests: all sport

Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’? No

Brief description:  I am a very energetic person who loves to get in and help others in any way. I am passionate about support for our youth on the Tweed and see the need for steady growth and more job opportunities.

2 What has motivated you to stand?

Want to help Jayne and my fellow candidates achieve change for the Tweed

3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?

As a Mum I would like to see more opportunities for our youth and a better future for our community at large

4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?

I honestly believe we need more councillors with fresh ideas. We need logical and safe ways to develop our area with minimal destruction to our environment

5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?

I am very interested in our youth and what we can do to present more opportunities for them in the future while establishing a safe and healthy economy and community for our existing residents, business community and over-65s

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