Plans for the first major residential development within the West Byron urban release area feature nearly a dozen breaches of planning and environmental protection rules and should not be approved, Byron Council staff say.
It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.
Ten-year-old Emily told The Echo the first act she saw was called the Wheel of Death, which was ‘a lady doing tricks on tricks wheel. Some of the tricks she was about to perform seemed impossible at first, although she managed it. One of the best tricks, in my opinion, was when she hung onto the wheel and spun upside down. She then proceeded with a trick where she fitted her whole body in a tiny hoop’.
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Around 30 women identifying as Israeli marched in Byron’s CBD and Main Beach on Sunday to highlight what they say is a ‘disturbing and harmful silence’ by the United Nations and others after the October 7 attacks on Israel.
In 2003, when I introduced myself as an MP with my maiden speech in parliament, I articulated my centralist, small ‘l’ liberal principles. I argued that values are not something to be on display in the morning and forgotten in the afternoon.