Byron (Area) - NSW

Byron Bay’s markets to be temporarily relocated

Byron Bay’s markets to be temporarily relocated

Byron Bay’s popular monthly community market and the weekly farmers market are to be temporarily relocated for six months while the Byron bypass is being constructed.
Byron Shire Council
24 May 2019
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$79,000 grant to be used for flying fox management

$79,000 grant to be used for flying fox management

Byron Shire Council will match a $79,000 grant from the NSW Government’s Environmental Trust to work on a long-term approach to improving awareness and understanding of flying-foxes in the area.
Byron Shire Council
21 May 2019
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Railway Park rotunda to be relocated

Railway Park rotunda to be relocated

This Thursday, 9 May 2019, Byron Shire Council will be relocating the Railway Park rotunda to its new location within the park – approximately 24 metres north of its current position.
Byron Shire Council
08 May 2019
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Mullum's John “Fitzy” Fitzgerald walking the Great Wall for diabetes

Mullum's John “Fitzy” Fitzgerald walking the Great Wall for diabetes

One of Mullumbimby’s favourite sons, and one of Council’s most highly regarded staff members, John Fitzgerald is preparing to take on the Great Wall of China to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Byron Shire Council
07 May 2019
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Byron Shire car share trial to start in June

Byron Shire car share trial to start in June

Byron Shire Council will launch its 12-month car share pilot program on World Environment Day, 5 June 2019.
Byron Shire Council
07 May 2019
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Council’s new Pest Animal Management plan takes collaborative approach

Council’s new Pest Animal Management plan takes collaborative approach

Byron Shire Council has a new five year Pest Animal Management Plan in place to help curb the destructive impacts caused by wild dogs, European red fox, feral cats, European rabbit, Indian myna birds and cane toads.
Byron Shire Council
06 May 2019
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Osprey pair settle into their new Brunswick Heads nest

Osprey pair settle into their new Brunswick Heads nest

A pair of Eastern Osprey has a new home at Brunswick Heads thanks to some quick action by Byron Shire Council staff.
Byron Shire Council
06 May 2019
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Council to host forum to shine spotlight on our housing challenge

Council to host forum to shine spotlight on our housing challenge

Council to host forum to shine spotlight on our housing challenge
Byron Shire Council
03 May 2019
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Salvinia weevils successful in killing invasive water weed

Salvinia weevils successful in killing invasive water weed

Seven months after Byron Shire Council and Rous County Council released thousands of weevils in the lake at Waterlily Park, the Salvinia weed is almost gone and not a drop of herbicide was used.
Byron Shire Council
29 Apr 2019
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