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December 4, 2022

Byron Deserves Better – it deserves balance

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The Byron Deserves Better crew are against the 90-day cap on holiday letting in certain areas of Byron proposed by Byron Shire Council. They want to rent their properties for 365 days and have launched a national PR campaign against Council’s proposal! I think the Byron community deserves much better than this.

So many people have lost their homes, their jobs, live in their cars, possibly had to leave loved ones and friends to live in a completely different area… I don’t believe this is fair. We need to get this housing crisis under control. Turning so many properties into short-term holiday lets benefits only a few and does not serve the greater majority. It is not the answer! Community is everything! It is very important to get the balance right so we have an equitable and fair outcome.

Liz Friend, Ocean Shores

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  1. ‘Byron Deserves Balance’ is an online petition to counter the ‘Byron Deserves Better’ campaign.
    Please sign and share https://www.change.org/p/byron-deserves-balance
    We have nearly 700 signatures as of 3pm 12 Oct…. let’s get lots more by 31 October,
    to show the ‘Byron Deserves Better’ crew that money doesn’t talk, community does!


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