Those interested in the Belongil Creek catchment are invited to a community drop-in session on November 12 at the Byron Community Centre to share information they may have and learn about the development of the Belongil Creek Estuary Opening Strategy.
Maxime Deffet, Sunrise. Following the West Byron community meeting held on main beach this Sunday I would like to remind all the members of the state government that have been approving this development that the Byron community will not let... Read More →
A new music video released on YouTube is highlighting the imminent fate of West Byron wetlands, which are set to become a new suburb after the state government took over planning control of the area.
By night, the nearby ICOLLs are creatures inhabiting my dreams. Intermittently Closed and Open Lake or Lagoon (ICOLL) is the proper name for the Richmond and the Brunswick, the Belongil and the Tallow waterways.
Dredging of the mouth of Belongil Creek undertaken this week by Byron Shire Council was carried out ‘in strict accordance with licence conditions’ imposed by the NSW Government, council’s director of infrastructure services, Phil Holloway, has told Echonetdaily.
Tanja Krebs, Byron Bay. Regarding your article Byron council considers $34m seawall for Belongil. The big picture is being ignored by the pro-development councillors here.
Byron shire Cr Sol Ibrahim’s enthusiasm for 'coastal protection works' now extends to providing potential passage for the $100m Elements of Byron resort to ‘reinforce and stabilise’ the Belongil creek edge around the estuary opening.
Jo Faith, Newtown. Fish kills are very serious and their source needs to be investigated. In a metaphorical sense this is the oceanic ‘canary in the coalmine’ factor. Toxic waters can affect the brain and sight of living organisms (humans included).
The Belongil Catchment sub-group of Byron Residents’ Group is going on walkabout throughout the catchment to get a picture of the Byron water infrastructure in town and country.
Byron Shire Council received a report more than a year ago saying the bridge on the main road into Byron Bay was in 'poor condition' but is only now seeking quotes for the cost of repairing it.