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Community groups

Byron Shire is fortunate in that we have many passionate community groups who are dedicated to ensuring that we maintain our identity, protect the environment and enhance our lifestyle.

Being part of a local group is a great way to find out what’s happening in your backyard, make new friends and support your community.  Some of our local groups are listed below.

Progress Associations

Brunswick Heads Progress Association

Byron Residents' Group

Community Alliance for Byron Shire

Ocean Shores Community Association

Suffolk Park Progress Association

South Golden Beach Community Association Inc

  • Contact: Kathy Norley (President)
  • Phone: 0429 803 561
  • Facebook: click here

 

Other community groups

Australian Seabird Rescue and Ballina Byron Sea Turtle Hospital

Contact: Kath Southwell
Position: General Manager
Web: www.seabirdrescue.org
Facebook: Australian Seabird Rescue
Email: admin@seabirdrescue.org
Phone: 6686 2852
Postal Address: Wildlifelink Sanctuary, 264 North Creek Rd Ballina 2478

Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance

Contact: Sally Ruljancich
Position: President
Web: www.australianfoodsovereigntyalliance.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AFSAfoodsovereignty/
Email: admin@australianfoodsovereigntyalliance.org

Byron Community College

Contact: Richard Vinycomb
Position: Director
Web: www.byroncollege.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/byroncollege
Email: admin@byroncollege.org.au
Phone: 6684 3374

Brunswick Valley Landcare

Web: http://brunswickvalleylandcare.org.au/
Email: brunswickvalleylandcare@gmail.com
Postal Address: Brunswick Valley Landcare Inc, PO Box 6, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483

Byron Hinterland Seed Savers

Contact: Rasa Dover
Position: Founder/Coordinator
Web: ByronSeedShare.org
Facebook: ByronHinterlandSeedSavers
Email: Byronhinterlandseedsavers@gmail.com

Brunswick Bush School

Contact: Rohan Stewart
Position: Coordinator
Web: brunsbushschool.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brunsbushschool/
Email: brunsbushschool@gmail.com
Phone: 0407 898 374

Friends of the Koala Inc

Contact: Roslyn Irwin
Position: Vice President
Web: www.friendsofthekoala.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-the-Koala-Inc-131911840222069/
Email: info@friendsofthekoala.org
Phone: 6622 1233
Postal Address: 23 Rifle Range Road, East Lismore NSW 2480

iQ Inc (Island Quarry Reserve Trust)

Contact: Shane Rennie
Position: Chairperson
Web: www.iQ.org.au
Email: shane@iQ.org.au
Phone: 0414 779 881

North East Waste

Contact: Jeanie Mckillop
Position: Coordinator
Web: www.newaste.org.au
Email: jeanie@newaste.org.au
Phone: 0421 888 687

Plastic Free Byron

Contact: Paul Crebar
Position: Steering Committee
Web: www.plasticfreebyron.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plasticfreebyron/?fref=ts
Email: plasticfreebyron@gmail.com

Positive Change for Marine Life

Contact: Karl Goodsell
Position: Founder / CEO
Phone: 0422 756 8484
Web: www.pcfml.org.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/positivechangeformarinelife/
Email: info@pcfml.org.au

Rainforest Rescue

Contact: Julian Gray
Position: CEO
Web: www.rainforestrescue.org.au
Facebook: facebook.com/Rainforest-Rescue-50984851770/
Email: info@rainforestrescue.org.au 
Phone: 1300 763 611