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With the sting of the 2019/20 fires still smarting and the threat of more on the way during the current hot and dry conditions, it's only fitting that former Rural Fire Service (RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM will deliver the 2021 Australia Day Address.
While the National Party demands that no effective legislation is brought in to protect koalas and their habitat there is a significant risk that both State and Commonwealth legal obligations will be contravened if post fire logging continues under existing agreements.
The Public Service Association says that any increase in hazard reduction or land clearing targets, must be managed by a paid and permanent workforce.
In an eventful day for Byron Shire Council, pot-stirrer Fast Buck$ was ejected from the council chambers yesterday and later Cr Simon Richardson announced that he will be stepping down as mayor from the end of next week.