Main Beach at Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads beach will closed this weekend with Surf Lifesaving NSW announcing volunteer patrols have ceased.
Byron Shire Council has said that Main Beach will however be patrolled by paid lifeguards Monday to Friday next week subject to direction from the NSW and Australian governments. Council will also investigate options for ongoing weekend lifeguard services.
‘On behalf of Council I take this opportunity to thank the volunteers from the Brunswick Heads and Byron Bay Surf Clubs for their service over the summer because they really do a magnificent job,’ Byron Shire Mayor, Simon Richardson, said.
Byron Shire Council office closing
From Monday, 30 March the Council offices will be closed to the public, however, staff will be available online to answer and help with questions and queries about all services including development applications, parking and rates.
Other recent changes to Council services include:
- Council’s offices will close to the public on Monday 30 March. Staff will be available to respond to telephone enquires about the full range of Council services including development applications, rates, waste and parking.
- The wetlands at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant are closed to the public.
- Playgrounds and skateparks in the Shire are closed.
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