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Alcohol related violence in Byron Bay drops 60 per cent

The Byron Liquor Accord has welcomed a 60 per cent drop in alcohol-related incidents (ARIs) since 2012. Alcohol-related incidents have dropped from 4,277 in 2012 – above the NSW average – to 1,342 incidents in 2016.

OLGR reveals Byron venue breaches

The Office of Liquor Gaming & Racing has finally detailed the nature of some 10 breaches by five licensed premises in Byron Bay on the October long weekend, although it has yet to name the venues.

Byron Bay Liquor Accord conditions ‘not breached’

Byron Bay Liquor Accord's Hannah Spalding says the licensing condition breaches detected at five venues during the October long weekend were not related to the voluntary conditions agreed to by the group's members.

Licensing blitz finds more breaches in Byron Bay venues

A swoop by the Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing (OLGR) on Byron Bay venues over the Labour Day long weekend found a number of breaches, prompting one campaigner to call for an end to self-regulation of the industry.

Pub lockout laws may not work: study

A new study challenges the effectiveness of controversial lockout laws from bars and clubs, such as were implemented in Byron Bay in 2013.

Byron Council to oppose Aldi liquor licence

A submission from Byron Shire Council will be made to the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority objecting to the proposed liquor licence for the Aldi supermarket in Byron Bay.

Call to oppose Byron ALDI liquor licence

Byron Greens Councillor Duncan Dey will ask council on Thursday to submit an objection to the granting of a liquor licence to Byron Bay’s ALDI store.

Byron street violence down: police

The assault rate on the streets of Byron has dropped 13 per cent in a year and police say it is due to the conditions of Byron Bay's Liquor Accord beginning to bite.

Police union calls for earlier lockouts

Police and harm-prevention campaigners have called for tougher alcohol-trading restrictions in Byron Bay to tackle the grog-fuelled violence problem in the town.

Alcohol-violence working group formed

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson says the new group needs to 'develop a whole-of-town response', to Byron's alcohol-fuelled violence, 'rather than fighting over individual aspects'.

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Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...