24.3 C
Byron Shire
February 22, 2024
Home Tags Byron Bay paid parking

Latest News

An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

Other News

Australian cycling legend’s legacy for Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital

The family of Australian cycling champion Sir Hubert Opperman has left a significant donation in his name to Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital to help it continue providing lifesaving veterinary care for Australian wildlife.

Friday arvo beers

Stone & Wood’s Byron HQ has a 31-tank brewery, so locals and visitors can have both their Stone &...

Antonovich inquest delayed again, as new witnesses emerge

The inquest into the kambo-related death of Jarrad Antonovich has taken a surprising turn, with new witnesses coming forward to police. As a result, the rest of the planned dates this week have been abruptly cancelled by the state coroner, with the process set to begin again at Byron Bay Courthouse in late May.

Naked rally in Byron as gov’t agency calls time on ‘nude’ beach

Around 150 people rallied in support of a clothing-optional section of beach in the Byron Shire on Sunday, many of them nude.

Delivering employment pathways for diverse women

Local organisations in the Lismore electorate can now apply for funding for programs that empower women from diverse backgrounds to thrive in the workforce.

Wallum: councillors failed to listen to the community

Thank you, Councillors Lyon, Pugh and Coorey for explaining what went wrong with the Wallum development application (DA) process on Facebook. The community f*cked up because they failed to object?

Stories about "Byron Bay paid parking":

Will Byron Council lower parking fines?

Should Byron Shire Councillors vote to lower parking fines from $110 to $80 tomorrow? Before you say 'of course', it will cost $158,200 in lost revenue

Byron school parking fees prompt staff complaints

Byron Council is engaged in delicate negotiations with Byron Public School over the question of whether teachers should have to pay for parking in the streets around the school.

Pay parking to part-fund Byron masterplan projects 

Byron Mayor Simon Richardson (Greens) has been successful in gaining support to allocate at least 50 per cent of Byron Bay’s pay-parking revenue to masterplan projects from the 2018–2019 financial year.

Calls for a rethink on Byron paid parking revenue

A long-time opponent of paid parking claims that Byron Shire Council’s latest decision to allocate at least 50 per cent of paid parking revenue from Byron Bay to projects in the town doesn’t go far enough.

Tourists should pay to park, not residents

L. Cronin, Billinudgel.  As we have few ways to raise money from tourists to maintain our crumbling infrastructure, I am all in favour of extending...

Paid parking not all bad for Byron

While much has been made of Byron Bay’s paid parking, which as Echonetdaily revealed this week has earned the council $500,000 in less than three months, even the town's chamber of commerce members aren’t universally opposed.

Byron Bay paid parking nets $500k in cash

What business wouldn’t be happy about earning $500,000 in cash? Byron Shire Council has announced that’s how much its controversial parking meters have collected in the short time they’ve been in place.

Another paid parking joke

Françoise Teclemariam, Suffolk Park. I read on the council’s receipt for my upgrade to paid parking that I have been deprived of 10 days of parking between August 13, 2015 (the purchase date of last year’s sticker, which was my date of renewal this year according to the ancient rules), and the new expiry date of August 2, 2016 (as shown on the receipt of the upgraded purchase of this year rules).

Byron Bay’s berko parking meters causing angst

Byron Bay’s controversial parking meters are allowing people pay for more than the maximum time limit, resulting in people who think they have parked legally later discovering they’ve copped a hefty fine.

Dobbers and robbers

Shushona Murray, Mullumbimby. Not only are our guests to the shire being parking metered out of the Bay, the confusing roadworks, changes of lane, speed signs and now cameras are major turnoff in all senses and now a significant revenue raiser for the highly questionable roads and Maritime service fines dept.

Police confirm two babies dead on February 11 in Mullumbimby

NSW Police have confirmed that at about 2am Sunday 11 February, emergency services were called to a home in Mullumbimby following reports of a concern for welfare.

Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

Affordable housing summit next week

As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.