It has only taken a week for the simple beauty of JobKeepers to become a little tarnished.
Neil Matterson, Byron Bay If you are reading this letter it is because I was lucky enough find an internet access point window with fewer users, which allowed me the time to press send. Public access to the internet in Byron... Read More →
David Hall, Ocean Shores It’s flu season again, and a nasty one this year. The economy is being closed down, entertainment and socialising are cancelled. Many people, understandably, are in great fear for their lives, their jobs and their homes. This... Read More →
Byron Council has promised to undertake an additional 18 hectares of bush enhancement work to offset the destruction of wetland, resulting from the Byron bypass.
Cr Michael Lyon, The Pocket Cr Coorey’s anti-Business and Industrial Lands Strategy letter last week was riddled with about ten ‘alternative facts’. Firstly, the title of her letter, Developer bonanza. A gross amount of 40 hectares has been identified, Shire-wide, for... Read More →
For those who need to urgently access the health system for non-COVID-19 treatments it’s proving to be very problematic in many areas of Australia. Some of the hardest hit people are those living with mental health issues.
The exhibition period for the West Byron DA has been extended by four weeks.
Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores Byron needs to be locked down. It’s total insanity to let these crowds fill the streets and beaches. Our hospital can’t possibly cope with a minor, much less major, outbreak. These people are putting the community at... Read More →
Jenny Coman, Bangalow Thank you for publishing Cr Cate Coorey’s rather lengthy letter last week – Developer bonanza. It contains content that voters in the next Council election (whenever it is held) should find invaluable. I wrote some time ago, asking... Read More →
Duncan Dey, Main Arm Alan Dicken’s letter (25 March) correctly addresses an error in the minutes of a meeting of Council’s WWS (Water, Waste and Sewer) Advisory Committee, held on 30 January 2020. As a member of that committee, I have... Read More →
Melanie Dilday, Brunswick Heads Yesterday I went shopping in Mullumbimby and felt so totally cared for with the way some shops are now operating. At Santos, they have a staff member at the door, limiting the number of people going in,... Read More →
Jim Beatson, Byron Bay Prime Minister Morrison flies around the world on major visits in a very large RAAF Airbus A330. This particular aircraft has long-range capability, and can carry a minimum of 250 people and a maximum of 440 people.... Read More →
Malcolm Price, Durrumbul There is a visionary seed at the heart of the Byron–Mullumbimby multimodel rail link project. It has emerged with the best features of all proposals so far, in the same way that the establishment of the Casino–Murwillumbah railway,... Read More →
Four of the international tourist companies operating in Byron Shire have pledged, in future, to put the amenity of residents before profit, when signing up new providers and advertising on the internet.
Mobile 100MW nuclear power plants have been proposed by the NSW National Party.
In a move to preserve the character of rural areas, the federal government’s satellite regulatory body has limited the number of roads available to satnav systems.
We need more love, don’t we? Luxe chocolate boutique, Love Byron Bay, are stocked up on everything – especially their Fair Trade, Vegan Certified chocolate Easter Collection to serve everybody who makes Love Byron Bay a ‘must do’ on their... Read More →
Culture and Live Music in the Byron Shire during Covid
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Wuhan has the new 5G. This theory purports that the deaths aren’t from the virus – but from a cell break-down that mimics a virus. It doesn’t explain the contagion aspect, that is, how people who live in areas where there is no 5G get the virus. Unless… when you sneeze, the 5G comes out of your nose.
A ‘rural living’ theme park has been proposed in the north of the Shire.
Last week I could have my hair styled, but I couldn’t get a kidney transplant. I could take my kids to school, but not to church. I could invite nine mates to a funeral, but only four to a wedding