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Questions remain unanswered over Mullum’s water strategy

Questions unanswered over Mullum’s water strategy Council’s Water and Sewer Advisory Committee (WSAC) members Ben Fawcett and Elia Hauge say...

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Chinny Charge entries now open!

Now’s the time to enter the Chinny Charge up Mullumbimby’s local mountain on Saturday, September 21.  The annual run and...

Youth Activities Centre holds Friend Raiser, June 20Youth Activities Centre holds Friend Raiser, June 20

Live music, a flea market, food, an art sale and a non-alcoholic bar will all be part of a free event, to be held at Byron’s Youth Activities Centre (YAC), on Thursday, June 20, from 4pm to 8pm.

Occupants of empty buyback homes face eviction day

Members of Lismore’s Reclaim our Recovery community group called for a last-minute gathering of supporters this morning as people continued to occupy otherwise abandoned houses in North Lismore.

Editorial – Should Mullum’s water remain locally sourced?

The push by members of Council’s Water and Sewer Advisory Committee (WSAC) to retain Mullum’s local water supply is heating up...

Students fired up for marine protection  

There is something deeply inspiring about a hall full of young humans who are passionate about saving the planet. Tired narratives about apathy and disengagement dissolve as those who are inheriting ecological wounds inflicted by past generations seek solutions and healing.

Mullet fishers destroy dunes and native plants at Gawandii Beach, Shaws Bay

Locals and Tuckombil Landcare have expressed concerns over damage to the dunes at Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay by fisher people who are accessing the beach for the mullet harvesting season. 

Geneth Harrington, Byron Bay

Conspiracy theories do abound. Politicians putting boss foxes in charge of the environmental hen houses. And now ‘our Council’ are planning to evict a devout and selfless long-time local man, Jaimini, from the Belongil beach sands. This gentle generous man has supplied beach shade umbrellas, set up daily for public use, free!

Under a simple shade shelter Jaimini welcomes people to rest and explore peacefulness. Mayor Simon Richardson would do himself a favour by sitting down with Jaimini and slowing down, chilling out and experiencing what is freely on offer on Belongil Beach sands. Let him stay.  


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2 COMMENTS

  1. I want a piece of Broken Head beach.
    I promise to welcome people to Broken Head beach if the council let me live there in my humble yet-to-be erected dwelling on the edge of that beautiful forest for free if they don’t hassle me.

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