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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

Byron’s rail reactivation saga continues

Byron Council will consider funding further investigations into getting trains back on the tracks in the Shire, despite strong criticisms of the reports on the matter that have been prepared to date.

Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable...

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very...

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Rhonda Ansiewicz, Federal

I want to raise an issue with Rous County Council, Byron Council and the wider community with regards to our scarce water supplies. With communities now on water restrictions, how do we balance the needs of over two million visitors to our area with the local communities’ needs?

Visitors use a massive amount of water, enjoy their holiday and return to their home. The impact of tourism requires the local community to carry the cost imposed by water restrictions. How do we address this situation and find a better distribution of this precious resource?

Tourism is good for the local economy, but money can’t buy water when we don’t have it. Any suggestions?


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