16.9 C
Byron Shire
March 5, 2021
Home Tags Sewerage

Latest News

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Other News

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

The last Ballina meeting was another bruising encounter for some councillors, though there were several unanimous decisions too.

TAFE job cuts not so bad, says Nationals MLC 

Ms Saffin said last week that 29 local jobs were going under restructures and that almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs will be slashed.

Stories about "sewerage":

Contentious sewerage system trial to be decided today: Mullum

Plans for a controversial and costly sewerage system trial in Mullumbimby could be quietly passed by Byron Shire Council at today's meeting.

Byron sewerage systems overloaded, says former councillor

Byron Council's sewearge treatment plants are expensive to run, generate significant greenhouse emissions and at times are massively overloaded. A former councillor and civil engineer says it's time for a new approach to sewerage in the shire.

Sewage problem leaves a bad smell

Tom Tabart, Bangalow. The letter from Alan Dickens, Sewage overload, is a timely warning that all has not been well in Byron’s sewage management for a long time. As a councillor-member of the sewage and wastewater committee for many years I can endorse Alan Dickens’s claims.

Bayside DA and sewerage treatment

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. The 'Mills Estate' DA for 50 allotments and a residual lot at Bayside Brunswick raises what could be serious concerns for any DA dependent on the collection system to the Vallances Road STP.

Could West Byron development overload sewerage plant?

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads. Stuart Murray’s response outlining all the positives on the West Byron development side and all the negatives against the Byron Residents’ Group is a bit rich.

Sewage overflow at Byron Bay

Questions are being asked about Byron’s award-winning sewage treatment plant after a manhole collapse in town last week resulted in two sewage spills during the busy holiday season.

Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that with the absence of clear...