Tyagarah residents told a meeting on Thursday they are pleased to see the change in behaviour at the area’s clothing-optional beach, which they say had become a hotspot for sexual predators. But activist Dean Jefferys said the police needed to show more tolerance towards skinny dippers shire-wide.
D James, Myocum. As I peacefully walked along the beach in the middle of the designated clothing-optional area on Sunday (February 4) a four-wheel drive police car pulled up next to me and stopped. Both of the officers inside the... Read More →
Wayne Penn, Binna Burra. Dogs and horses have more beach set aside for them in Byron Shire than naturists. With more than 40 kilometres of coastline, the council has designated just 800 metres for naturists – and with the nearest car park... Read More →
Police say that they have seen a reduction in antisocial behaviour since Byron Shire Council erected signage at Tyagarah clothing-optional beach a month ago. To celebrate, the Byron Naturists group will hold a sports and social day on the beach this coming Sunday,
After complaints by members of the public regarding sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in the Tyagarah Nature Reserve, police have commenced daily patrols of the area – and in the last week have arrested four men.
The question of keeping a clothes-optional beach in Byron Shire is creating heated debate as the community looks for ways of creating a safe clothes-optional beach at Tyagarah.
DeeJay, Myocum. It is laudable that a certain councillor considers provision of a safe environment for all our residents to be a prime concern of council. His recent interview with the Echo suggests that the reports of two sexual assaults... Read More →
This weekend's Nude Olympics will go ahead at Belongil Beach as planned but a meeting of Byron Shire Council will consider revoking the beach's clothing-optional status after a spate of reported sexual harassment and assault.