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May 13, 2021

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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

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A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who...

War The Bloody Hell Are You?

When faced with potential conflict, why are we abandoning the strategy that’s worked in the past for one that will definitely fail?

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

SAE Group working with the community

SAE Group are a professional electrical, solar power and lighting company focused on making a difference to the community through emissions reduction. “We have worked on loads of local solar power and energy efficient lighting projects and I like to think we are making a difference, both to our local and global communities” says director Glen Ashton. SAE Group have installed several solar power systems for both public and private schools including Eureka Public School (8kW), Ellangowan Public School (12kW), St Joseph’s Primary School – Quirindi (17kW), St Francis de Sales Primary School – Clifton (17kW) and St James Primary School (40kW). SAE Group have installed thousands of solar power systems in Northern NSW and Southeast QLD equaling over 10MW of power. This is equivalent to over 2,100 average sized homes’ total power needs in Australia.

With a solid electrical background, SAE Group are the trusted choice for your solar power installation and are extremely competitive on price. No solar power job is too big or too small – SAE Group do all residential, commercial and industrial solar power installations including grid-connected, hybrid and off-grid systems.

Call us now on 1300 18 20 50 for your free solar power quote.



Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.


Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.