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Why are white Australians even being asked to vote on the Voice?
The fast-approaching Voice referendum is a complete clusterf**k for all Australians. It stinks of failure at each and every...
Bayside Residents Association formed
A new residents association has emerged in what residents say is one of Byron Shire’s ‘forgotten’ suburbs’ – Bayside Brunswick Heads.
Schoolboy’s moral courage
I would like to give a big shout out to the Bangalow Public School boy who showed courage and...
Lennox Head Trojans find their winning mojo
The Lennox Head Trojans have turned their season around with back-to-back wins in the Far North Coast Rugby Unions’...
Byron Council compliance staff bolstered
Are the van campers of Brunswick Heads thoughtless travellers with no respect for the town and its inhabitants, or are many in fact local homeless folk looking for a safe space with toilets and running water?
Greens for survival
At the recent Nimbin Town Hall where Sue Higginson, among others, was active in an affirmative action workshop where...
Ballina council votes against investment handicap for fossil fuel-free ventures
Independent Ballina Shire Councillor Jeff Johnson has lost a last-ditch effort to reinstate a council investment policy clause in favour of diverting from fossil fuels.
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Essence of Byron mega hotel rejected by govt panel
A massive proposal for a 146 room tourist hotel proposal at the old Byron Woolies site has been knocked back over exceeding the floor...
Residents group want you to #protectByron
The Byron Residents’ Group are encouraging people who want to make a submission against the West Byron development to do so today before the deadline.
Residents group urge limits on large fest site
Two residents groups are urging the public to attend an upcoming meeting by a government agency to hear community’s concerns over allowing a Yelgun...
Byron coastal plan written by Utopia
Cate Coorey, president, Byron Residents' Group. The ad in the Byron Shire Echo from Byron Council on the Coastal Zone Management Plan was surely written...
Elements resort seeks to redesign approved cabins, roads
Managers of the soon-to-be-opened $100m Elements Of Byron resort have played down fears that a DA modification – now extended for public submission – significantly expands existing floor space for 96 of its 193 cabins.
Control plan for ‘unwanted’ West Byron under scrutiny
Byron locals are being urged to attend a public meeting tonight to have a say on the shape of the controversial ‘unwanted mega suburb’ of West Byron.
West Byron consultation a token gesture: residents
Byron Residents’ Group has described Byron Shire Council’s community consultation for the West Byron Development Control Plan a ‘token gesture’. The group is calling for 'ra real say in the design of the biggest single development in Byron’s history’.
Free speech before free rocks
Jo Faith, Newtown. I note your report that Byron Residents Group have received a letter from an international law firm King and Wood Mallesons informing them to silence their views on the rock wall construction at Belongil Beach.
300 rally to stop the rocks
About 300 people braved blustery weather on Byron Bay Main Beach on Sunday to show their opposition to Byron Shire Council’s plan to build a rock wall in front of council land and private property at Belongil.
150 koalas spotted at Byron Bay Library
Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson will open an exhibition of ‘portraits’ of Byron Bay koalas this morning at Byron Library.
Congratulations to Chris Minns for bringing in the new regulations about so-called VIP rooms in clubs and pubs. It’s only a small step in...
I love reading Mandy’s Soapbox, she reflects what I’m thinking, and many like me. In the 17 May column titled ‘A crown is just a...
Getting Real About The Voice
Responding to Ian Pratt in an attempt to ‘get real about the Voice’. The proposal does not challenge the historical fact of conquest i.e....
Mandy, you said (Echo, 17 May)]: ‘There’s not many 95-year-olds I wouldn’t be able to overpower if necessary’ and ‘to disarm a 95-year-old with...