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June 16, 2021

It’s World Oceans Day!

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Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Other News

Virtually live music, imaginary shrooms, and happy koalas: welcome to the COVID Splendour

Well, the people behind Splendour in the Grass have finally done it. They’ve organised a music festival that won’t disturb a single koala, rare bird, or noise-sensitive neighbour living in or around the North Byron Parklands.

Three men stabbed in Goonellabah

Police say a man has been charged and will face court, while three men remain in hospital following an alleged stabbing yesterday.

High school attack

Dan Reade, Ocean Shores Mandy Nolan’s ‘Soapbox’ claim that schools have remained unchanged for the last 200 years, seems only informed...

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

NPWS cancels meeting with traditional owners over hazard reduction burn

Local Minjungbal Indigenous leaders are asking the National Parks and Wildlife Service to consult with them over a planned hazard reduction burn at Billinudgel Nature Reserve but a scheduled meeting was cancelled by NPWS.

Life, oh life.

It’s World Oceans Day and we just wanted to honour that with a few photos from our library.


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