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Byron Shire
October 22, 2021

Greedy, foolish Byron

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NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

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The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types...

Black bellied whale sighted at Ballina dubbed ‘Liquorice’

For years southern waters whale watchers have been keeping their eyes keen for Migaloo and his offspring, but just...

Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

When is a sock not a sock?

A sock is not talked about much – it’s a simple device that is very well known. As the world...

Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Regarding 33 Lawson Street. Greedy, foolish Byron. Byron Shire Council should be ashamed. They have set an unfortunate precedent in consenting to a 38 per cent increase over the central Byron building height limit for the hotel development at 33 Lawson Street.

Future developments can ask for the same, and the courts will support them. Central Byron already looks like a mini Surfers Paradise.

Byron Shire residents should be ashamed. I remember the Club Med protests of the 1990s, when the community united to protect Byron from inappropriate development. Today, Byron residents are preoccupied with viruses, radio frequencies, carbon dioxide and koalas. You shouldn’t throw stones if you live in a glass house.

Stephen Totterman, Ballina


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