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Greater Sydney goes into COVID related lockdown

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‘Lack of trust’ an issue for outgoing Byron Council

Byron Shire Council’s last official meeting before going into ‘caretaker mode’ for elections is this Thursday and just one of the many topics to be tabled will be the lack of public trust in council’s process regarding a major planning policy.

Koalas’ native homes the best sanctuaries

Yvette Steinhauer, Byron Bay. Cr Alan Hunter told the Byron Residents’ Group that the West Byron development is not the ‘relevant’ issue to the survival of koalas in our region. Instead he put forward a motion to investigate establishing a koala/wildlife sanctuary.

Have input on local koalas’ future

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay. The Department of Planning and Infrastructure must go back to the drawing board with their extravagant West Byron development.

Biggest loser

Byron Shire councillor Basil Cameron. There once was a time in Byron Shire where the tale of an irate developer cussing at a councillor standing up for koalas in a council meeting would make the front page of any independent thinking newspaper.

Cur is not a four-letter word

Peter Noble, Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm. The word 'cur' is not classified as a swear word. The dictionary defines it as a mongrel dog - especially a worthless or inferior breed, a base person, a person who is not well liked.

Bluesfest blamed for ‘stalling’ koala plan

Byron Shire Council has delayed exhibition of its draft coastal koala management plan and a prominent koala rescue group is blaming Bluesfest.

Greater Sydney goes into COVID related lockdown

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op board, and Chair Ross Tucker,...

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.