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Byron Shire
September 26, 2021

There’s a Byron Shire north?

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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Other News

NSW Regional Housing Taskforce to recommend holiday rental regulation changes

Regional Housing Taskforce Chair Garry Fielding says recommendations around short-term holiday letting regulations will feature in his report to planning minister Rob Stokes later this month.

A letter to my vaccine-hesitant friends

Brought to you by The Echo and Cosmos Magazine Addressing your concerns… A few weeks ago, I discovered that some of my friends –...

New cases of COVID-19 below 1,000 for the first time in 25 days

In what is now a general press conference, the Premier spoke to media at 11am this morning about the pandemic and other business.

Biggest corporate greenwashers revealed by Greenpeace

According to a new analysis by Greenpeace, most of Australia’s highest-emitting companies that have implemented net-zero emission commitments do not have any will to meet their target.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

Jenny Mansfield, Ocean Shores

I received a calendar via letterbox drop from Alan Hunter ‘Vote 1 for Byron Shire Council’. They helpfully show the various types of garbage collection each week.

However, the ones delivered to us at Ocean Shores are for ‘Residential South’ so the information is incorrect.

Does it mean Alan doesn’t know who is in the north or south of the Shire? Or did we just get what was left over after delivering to the south?


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