Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.
'Oh my God! A polar vortex! And it's coming here!' 'Polar vortex? Sounds like something a bear would wear.' 'Yeah, no, it's a polar vortex, man. Look here on my phone. It's like cold weather and shit coming from the antarctic.'
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.