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Byron Council’s decision to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a low-pressure sewerage system trial in Mullumbimby has produced an angry response from residents who say it flies in the face of expert advice and common sense.
Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads. ‘Clear and transparent’. These were the words put forward by the Byron Council’s citizens jury, – words that the community should...
Partially treated sewage containing dangerous bacteria flowed into the Brunswick River for weeks while Byron Council argued over the cost of repairing the Brunswick Valley Sewage Treatment Plant, a former Council employee says.
It’s the morning of January 1, 2015, and just outside Mullumbimby, something very unwelcome is bubbling up from the depths. At the Brunswick Valley Sewerage Treatment Plant, raw or partially treated sewage is flowing out of a processing unit.
Byron Council's sewearge treatment plants are expensive to run, generate significant greenhouse emissions and at times are massively overloaded. A former councillor and civil engineer says it's time for a new approach to sewerage in the shire.
Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads Byron Shire Council's meeting on December 15 will be a test of the newly elected councillors when they discuss the report from the...
James Blacket, Myocum. Notwithstanding any plans for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and river, the water quality in the river remains the greatest impediment to any rejuvenation. The well known source of the pollution is Mullumbimby’s broken sewerage system mixing with stormwater.
Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. Following Mr Rees' response to an analysis of data on inflow to the Brunswick Valley STP given to Byron Shire Council and councillors, I can report that the infiltration problem into the collection system during wet weather events continues, and has been a 'standing problem with Council reports going back to 1973.'
Byron Bay Comedy Festival: Bringing in the Laughs. Last year wiped out our entire entertainment program, but while things aren’t completely back to normal, it’s looking up. The easing of COVID-19 Public Health restrictions means that smaller events are back!
Our aged care system is broken. We didn’t need a Royal Commission to tell us that many of our old people have been abused by the system that is supposed to care for them. But now we have hard evidence that we are failing our elders. Some of the data that has been released is shocking. One in five residents have experienced sexual or physical abuse.