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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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It’s National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Australia says volleys are the backbone of the country in times of crisis and emergency.

Opinion: It’s time to kick Morrison out

'Grifters come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of background. This one is used to skipping just a step ahead of impending disaster and exposure. Many times in marketing and politics, which he sees as identical pursuits, his nimble lies have saved his career.' 

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

Brilliant entertainment always in the Byron Shire

Lismore Council votes on the Future Water Project 2060 – again

Looking at Lismore's the never-ending issue of water – not enough or too much – there was yet another vote about its future on Tuesday evening.

The shock of Lismore

As two Bendigoians, visiting Northern NSW over the past ten days, we quite expected to see flood damage in...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Rob Marks

Rob Marks lives in the Tweed Shire, owns a small business and is running on Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party ticket for the federal seat of Richmond.

Byron's new picnic shelter – asset or liability? Photo Tim Shanasy
Byron’s new picnic shelter – asset or liability? Photo Tim Shanasy

Byron Bay’s best park now has a screen across its view of the bay.

How did the aesthetics police get this so wrong?

First it was the three-door TARDIS toilet, that thrusts busting punters into the floodlights as they await their time dimensional experience in front of all others to be amused.

Now it’s this horizon blot, in the guise of a BBQ shelter.

These latest additions to our past prized locations are surely on many people’s hit list for demolition or re-location.

The only winners are possibly the real estate agents, as locals give up, sell up and leave.

Very sad.

Tim Shanasy, Byron Bay

 


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SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

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