Tallow Creek - community update

Tallow Creek - community update

Council staff in consultation with NSW Government agencies including NPWS, NSW DPI Fisheries and the Marine Park Authority are continuing to investigate the recent fish kill at Tallow Creek to improve entrance opening protocols to try to minimise the chances of it happening again.
Byron Shire Council
22 Aug 2019
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Council asking people to stay away from sand dunes at Suffolk Park

Council asking people to stay away from sand dunes at Suffolk Park

Byron Shire Council has provided warnings asking people to stay away from sand dunes at Suffolk Park after abnormally high tides last month resulted in erosion of some sand dunes.
Byron Shire Council
15 Aug 2019
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Celebrations for Waterlily Park opening

Celebrations for Waterlily Park opening

It was a celebration of community for the official opening of an upgrade to Waterlily Park at Ocean Shores on Sunday 11 August.
Byron Shire Council
13 Aug 2019
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Strict environmental controls for bypass construction

Strict environmental controls for bypass construction

Work on the Byron bypass is continuing with contractors focusing on the construction of the road at the northern end of the bypass near the Butler Street Reserve.
Byron Shire Council
12 Aug 2019
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Rough sleeping count reveals Byron Shire's need for outreach services

Rough sleeping count reveals Byron Shire's need for outreach services

A total of 30 volunteers from Byron Shire Council, local homelessness services and the Byron community hit the streets in the very early hours of Tuesday and Wednesday morning last week to collect data on the number of people sleeping rough around the Byron Shire.
Byron Shire Council
12 Aug 2019
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Council project to focus on farmers

Council project to focus on farmers

A new project initiated by Byron Shire Council is focusing on supporting its agricultural sector which employs more than 500 people.Council has received a $50,000 grant from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program which will be used to develop a Rural Land Know How Package for new and existing land managers.
Byron Shire Council
12 Aug 2019
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Community feedback at heart of new Sustainable Visitation Strategy

Community feedback at heart of new Sustainable Visitation Strategy

Work on Byron Shire’s 10 year plan for sustainable tourism is full steam ahead with staff drafting the Sustainable Visitation Strategy (SVS).
Byron Shire Council
08 Aug 2019
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Sunday's Byron Community Market a success

Sunday's Byron Community Market a success

Byron Community Market managers and stall holders have thanked the local community and Byron Shire Council for supporting the challenging move to their temporary new home along Byron’s Main Beach foreshore last weekend.
Byron Shire Council
07 Aug 2019
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Don't dump asbestos at the Byron Resource Recovery Centre

Don't dump asbestos at the Byron Resource Recovery Centre

The Byron Resource Recovery Centre (BRRC) does not accept asbestos or asbestos containing material and people and businesses caught illegally transporting or dumping asbestos in NSW can face on-the-spot fines of up to $15,000.
Byron Shire Council
05 Aug 2019
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