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Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

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Firefighters called to Bruns Bakery yesterday

Fire and Rescue NSW say they attended commercial premises in Fingal Street in Brunswick Heads after reports of an electrical fire at 4pm yesterday afternoon.

Seniors Festival returns March 11

The Byron Seniors Festival is back, and will be held from March 11 to 15 at the Byron Community Centre.

Silence broken on gender pay gaps

The exposure of the gender pay gaps in large Australian organisations is a turning point for gender equality, but more must be done to hold employers to account, says a University of South Australia researcher.

Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

The clean beach quest is on this Sunday!

Two local beach clean-ups, as part of Clean Up Australia Day, will be held in Bruns and Byron on March 3.

Save Wallum

I listened to the Byron Shire Council (BSC) meeting to hear the fate of the Wallum site. Congrats to...

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Double demerits this long weekend

Motorists across Northern NSW are being urged to take extra care on the roads this Australia Day long weekend as double demerits come into effect from Thursday 24 January to Sunday 28 January.

Byron’s police chief warns: extra cops on the roads

Double demerits are applicable for anyone caught speeding; using a mobile phone while driving; not wearing a seatbelt; and if riding a motorbike, failing to wear a helmet.

People becoming severely ill at home due to heat

People experiencing financial and social disadvantage are struggling to keep their homes cool in summer and becoming seriously unwell from the heat, new ACOSS research has found.

Firefighters called to Bruns Bakery yesterday

Fire and Rescue NSW say they attended commercial premises in Fingal Street in Brunswick Heads after reports of an electrical fire at 4pm yesterday afternoon.

Rifle Range Road upgrade about to start

It’s a project that has endured many delays, but Byron Shire Council says the upgrade of Rifle Range Road at Bangalow is finally due to start in early April.

Invasive Species Council gives evidence to federal fire ant inquiry

A Senate Committee inquiry will hear evidence today that changes are needed in Australia’s fire ant response – including the creation of an independent eradication authority.