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Byron Shire
February 28, 2021

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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‘ATO’ scam wants every last dollar in your account

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning about a spike in automated scam calls impersonating the ATO and asking people to transfer all their money to another account.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

Marley Berry-Pearce, Suffolk Park

Many of our Shire’s diverse population care little for the wellbeing of wildlife and the connection to land and spirit maintained for millennia by Arakwal people. 

Jeremiah O’Toole, in his response to your editorial mentions that young people leave the Shire. Sadly, we do. But we also return.

A good golf swing, or footy kick, requires some sort of follow through. We must, as a community, begin to think about our follow through on spirit, and environment. Where are we planting our standing foot, and where is our boot or club going to be when we’re finished?

I know being able to live life day-to-day with a strong work ethic is not something borne out of poor spiritual practice. Fearing the unknown only leads to paranoia.

What if the Councillor job description included spiritual connection to the land, deeper understanding of what it means to live in a community, shared cultural knowledge and mental clarity about shared goals?

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