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July 28, 2021

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning July 28, 2021

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Byron council recognises impacts of STP on local landholders

Following a refusal by Byron Shire Council to communicate with local landholders on the Belongil Catchment Drain Board over the impact of excess water flows from the Sewage Treatment Plant they have finally admitted there is a major problem.

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Criticism of Ballina Cr Cadwallader’s water election tactics

The Ballina Environment Society (BES) has accused Ballina Councillor Sharon Cadwallader of politicising water security by using ‘the Dunoon Dam as one of her key concerns in her bid for mayor in September’s local government elections’.

Vax zombies

Paul Stephen, Yamba Will Ash denounces The Echo for being pro-vax (9 July). The Echo is just being pro-science, and supporting...

NAIDOC marchers heading up Jonson street to Main Beach, Byron Bay. Photo Jeff Dawson

The NAIDOC Family Cultural Day was held in Byron Bay yesterday, the streets were full of black, red and yellow t-shirts, face paint, flags and banners and people of every colour of the rainbow.

The annual march from Railway Park right through the centre of town with about was the start to an event full of story, song and dance at Denning Park on Main Beach.

Organised by the Bundjalung of Byron Bay (Arakwal) people and the community, the march with about 150 people was followed followed by a day of recognising the valuable contribution of Aboriginal people and culture to the community.

Photos Jeff Dawson

 


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1 COMMENT

  1. Racism is rife in the Byron Shire when the white people do not join the Indigenous on their march to Reconciliation.
    The word “reconciliation” means to settle a quarrel and to be in the process of being compatible together. Both sides need to step forward in the process of being equal in the eyes of the wider society.

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