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December 9, 2021

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Byron Shire Council elections still being counted

There are 25,414 registered voters in the Byron Shire local government area (LGA) who are responsible for electing a...

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Byron Farmers Market: parking

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Corruption and waste

For many years the corrupt behaviour of our State politicians has been front and centre at the ICAC. Eddie...

Barrio in Good Food Guide

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Dunghutti artist wins Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award

Dunghutti artist and elder Gus Kelly has won the first Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award with his powerful drawing...

Make your vote count in the Council elections

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Jo Jo Smith back in town for one show only

It will be a night to remember with Jo Jo Smith back in town for a performance at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club this Saturday, 11 December.

I would like to respond to Cr Diane Woods’s very unpleasant letter regarding the Greens (Echonetdaily, January 22). As secretary of the Byron Greens at the time of the council elections and a long-term fundraiser, I find her hostility and accusations offensive.

I can assure her that no glass is shattering anywhere. Assertions about ‘brigades of environmental and lobby groups’ shovelling buckets of money our way is a total fantasy. As noted also in the last edition of The Echo our modest campaign funds and our expenses were far fewer that hers.

The point she is trying to make about Tom and Cath Mooney and the mayor’s opposition to further alcohol outlets in town is beyond me. If Diane brings the same sort of logic and prejudice to our council deliberations then maybe the community has cause for concern.

Becky Jagtenberg, Mullumbimby

 


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