21.2 C
Byron Shire
October 28, 2021
Home Tags John Vaughan

Latest News

The time for climate action has come – today protect Styx Valley

The Bob Brown Foundation has returned to Tasmania’s native forests frontline with a commitment to defend critical carbon-storehouses while the government contributes to the global climate and extinction crises.

Other News

Julian Assange: the name that cannot be uttered

Since the news came through I have been keeping an eye and an ear out for further reporting in...

Masters of disasters

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

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. While staff have recommended that the policy become an 'internal' document others are calling for it to be 'abandoned'.

Mary’s Place receives welcome boost in Ballina

One of the major recipients of Ballina RSL's latest round of ClubGRANTS is Mary's Place, a drop-in centre and support service for homeless people and travellers in the area, supported by Vinnies.

Does Lennox lookout need any more concrete?

Ballina Shire Councillor Jeff Johnson will attempt to defer the construction of a sealed path at Pat Morton Lookout in today's council meeting.

Cannot be named

Since the news came through I have been keeping an eye and an ear out for further reporting in...

Stories about "John Vaughan":

MLC claims Belongil homes ‘unapproved’

Greens MLC, Jan Barham has told parliament that nine homes on the Belongil Spit, including that of well-known rock-wall advocate John Vaughan were determined to be ‘unapproved works’ in a 2002 audit.

Byron Council wins landmark court case against developer

In a probable national precedent, Belongil resident and developer John Vaughan has been refused leave to appeal to the high court for loss of earnings after Byron Shire Council rejected his development application.

Belongil rock wall to be built against govt advice

Belongil residents will ‘get their rocks on’ after Byron Shire Council on Thursday voted to go ahead with plans for an ‘interim’ rock wall on their beach against the advice of the Office of Environment and Heritage.

Byron set to write ‘blank cheque’ for Belongil rocks

Byron Shire Council today looks set to vote down a proposal to delay the construction of a ‘temporary’ rock wall at Belongil Beach, effectively waving goodbye to a $300,000 state subsidy.

Council restates CSG-free status

Vivien Royston, New Brighton. This week's Byron Council public access meeting was filled to overflowing with concerned citizens, bearing signs supporting the proposed motion by Basil Cameron to ‘restate support for CSG mining operations to be excluded from Byron Shire’.

Election no CSG mandate

Chris Anderson, Byron Bay. Though hardly surprised to read yet another tiresome anti-Green rant by John Vaughan, his take on the facts cannot go unchallenged.

CSG a ‘social licence’?

Election results from a CSG mandate perspective and the so called required 'social licence' to harvest CSG was very interesting. The 9 September APPEA media...

You’re wrong Mr Vaughan

Wendy Royston, Brunswick Heads In response to John Vaughan's letter titled Why Byron Will Stay CSG Free, in Friday’s Echonetdaily, I would like to clear...

Why Byron will stay CSG-free

John Vaughan, Byron Bay Is there no end to Byron Councillor Duncan Dey’s call on ratepayer funds to pay for blatant NSW Greens political campaigns? Cr...

Potholes vs gasholes

John Vaughan, Byron Bay My nomination for this year’s Duncan award goes to ‘barrister at law’ Graham Bassett and partner of candidate Karin Kolbe. He...

Does Casino want to live with a thermal waste ‘solution’?

The residents of the Richmond Valley LGA have had seven weeks to simmer over the possibility of a waste incinerator coming to town. At the...

Dangerous driving and assault – Tugun

Police are appealing for information regarding an alleged assault at the Pacific Motorway, Tugun on September 25.

Do COVID vaccines affect male fertility?

Vaccines do have side effects, but there are some social-media users peddling myths that COVID-19 vaccines cause male infertility and sexual dysfunction.

Another Lismore COVID case

Lismore has seen one new case of COVID-19 reported in the 24 hours to 8pm 26 October.