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Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge...

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Byron Bay – Main Beach’s future tabled

The range of options for protecting Byron’s Main Beach look set to be narrowed to three, after the community had its say on the crucial shoreline project.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must...

4WDs multiplying on Seven Mile Beach?

Beach users in Lennox Head are reporting much higher numbers of 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach recently, along with...

10 point grumble

Hear hear to David Heilpern’s recent 10 point grumble, particularly points 7, 8 and 9. If the primary objective...

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

Cacao wow

After ten years of wholesale trading from their small factory, Byron Bay Cacao’s stunning new retail space is now...

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Byron shire council calls for federal approach to coastal hazards

Byron shire councillors voted 8–1 last week to ‘write to our local members of parliament calling for a coordinated national approach to managing coastal hazards…

Byron coastal plan to be recalled

Byron Shire Council’s re-elected Greens mayor Simon Richardson says he will use the progressives’ thumping new majority to recall the controversial CZMP, pushed through in the dying days of the previous council.

Greens petition to redo Byron’s coastal policy

Greens organisers say they have collected nearly 200 signatures so far for a petition calling for NSW planning minister Rob Stokes to return the ‘fatally flawed’ coastal policy back to Byron Shire Council for re-drafting after the September elections.

State govt refuses Belongil seawall funding

While the long-running saga of building a 1.1km Belongil Beach seawall may well have exhausted public interest, the significance of its outcome could send Byron Council broke and force an eventual amalgamation, at least according to one councillor.

CZMP – the issues

Art Burroughes - Mullumbimby What is the proper response for a community contemplating an impending slow-motion natural disaster? Not tearing itself apart to be sure. The...

Facts and myths of rock wall at Belongil

Mary Gardner, Byron Bay In Byron Bay, freedom is to wander, romp and cartwheel along the beach. Alone or part of a crowd, in every...

Will rock wall herald redevelopment of Belongil?

Roy Giles, Suffolk Park The leader of pro-rock wall councillors, Sol Ibraham, has said ‘there are around a dozen property owners on the Belongil spit whose properties are...

Legal advice, what legal advice? Byron council’s Fawlty Towers moment

There was one moment at last Thursday’s Council meeting when you could hear a pin drop. It was just after Cr Sol Ibrahim blurted out that everyone should be worried about the legal advice regarding the Coastal Zone Management Plan Byron Bay Embayment.

Byron coastal plan irresponsible

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay. I remain incredulous that Byron Shire Council intends to build a rock wall at Belongil with no mitigation measures, in the...

Belongil history can’t be rewritten

Pauline Kapral, Ocean Shores Susan Skyvington’s 1991 memory of only two houses in Belongil area is unfortunately a few bob short of reality. If you...

Masters of disasters

If ever alarm bells were sounded for Ballina and ignored, they surely were those of former mayor and West Ballina farmer, Bert Barlow, in...

Waste to energy

On Friday I attended a biomass and waste incineration event, at the Condong sugar mill, held by the Northern Rivers Guardians (NRG) and North...

Byron Bay – Main Beach’s future tabled

The range of options for protecting Byron’s Main Beach look set to be narrowed to three, after the community had its say on the crucial shoreline project.

Byron Council staff push to make Unauthorised Dwelling Policy for ‘internal use’

A contentious draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy, put on exhibition last year by Council, has re-emerged for this Thursday’s meeting.