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June 24, 2024

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$6.8 million Tweed pound contract awarded

The Tweed Shire Council has awarded a $6.8 million contract for design and construction of a new state-of-the-art animal pound and rehoming centre.

Other News

Bruns garden for community under threat

Bruns local Toni Storer thought one way to help her neighbours and other locals to survive the economic downturn was to stop mowing and weeding the Council strip at the front of her house and to pop in a veggie garden.

Ballina MP mostly welcomes state budget announcements

Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith has welcomed some of Labor’s funding announcements in last week’s state budget, including a new Fire and Rescue station for Byron Bay and more firies.

Byron Council candidates jostle for position

It was the type of motion that comes up at Byron Council quite regularly – a broad, uncontroversial political statement that is unlikely to make a difference in the grand scheme of things. 

Byron Writers Festival 2024 Program

A vibrant program packed with high-profile literary luminaries, and new voices to discover, has been released by the Byron Writers Festival. The event will be held August 9 till 11.

Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

Greens Councillor Dr Nola Firth is running for council again

Dr Nola Firth has announced that she is again running for Tweed Shire Council in the upcoming 14 September...

Thank you Chris Minns for promising that Labor will convert 10,000 temporary teaching positions to permanent ones. The myth of teacher shortages is a result of the current state government’s staffing policy, not an actual shortage as many principals, casual teachers and graduates will testify.

Permanency for casual teachers who want this will address current imbalances in our students’ lives and their own.

Yvonne Jessup, Byron Bay NSW Labor


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  1. This is exactly why a majority Labor Govt., free of the impediment of minor parties ideology, has to be elected in March next year, we did it Federally last May and just look at what has been achieved since then; the country is now on the road to recovery. The current NSW Govt. is out of time, out of excuses, out of money and out of ideas, we cannot afford another four years of chaos.

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