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NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

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Stories about "Brunswick Heads memorial pines":

The facts about Bruns historic memorial trees

Sean O’Meara, Brunswick Heads. Recent letters regarding doubts as to the existence of memorial pines in the Terrace Reserve in Brunswick Heads are disrespectful and simply have no basis in fact.

Saga or myth?

Rob Watson, Myocum.  I’ve been following the saga of the coastal pines on the Terrace Reserve with increasing scepticism. First it was reported that the trees were...

WWI memorial park study underway

A report is underway to determine the heritage significance of the Brunswick Heads WWI Memorial Park, according to Byron Shire Council staff, following use of the area for overflow to camping and residents' complaints of their poor health.

Byron council won’t change holiday park boundaries

Byron Shire councillors have voted not to negotiate with the NSW Crown Lands Holiday Parks Trust over its holiday park boundaries at Brunswick Heads, amid locals concerns at what they say is a trust ‘land grab’ .

Brunswick Heads WWI memorial slated for tourist use

Plans to erect ‘structures’ around protected Coastal Cypress Pine trees planted 100 years ago to remember those who died in WWI have sparked anger from long-time locals who want the site registered and protected.

Bruns memorial pines in danger

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads.  It was the blokes from Byron Bay, Bangalow, Mullumbimby, Billinudgel, Burringbar and Brunswick Heads who had returned from the horrors of Gallipoli...

Students mark Anzac centenary with trees, crosses at Brunswick Heads

The dawn service for the Anzac Day centenary on Saturday at the Brunswick Heads Cenotaph was marked by a special ceremonial placement of crosses by local primary-school children.

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Byron’s Fletcher St welcomes new members

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Byron’s Mayor Lyon defends Mullum pod fiasco

Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street. 

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips. And as far as I...