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Indigenous people

Byron Shire Council is committed to promoting mutual respect and harmony between Aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in the Shire.

This commitment has been demonstrated by Council's role in signing and facilitating historic agreements to progress Native Title claims around Byron Bay.

Indigenous Projects Officer

Council employs a part time Indigenous Projects Officer whose overall responsibility is to promote Indigenous cultural awareness within Byron Shire by assisting with the development of Indigenous services and programs, and by developing closer links between Council and the Indigenous community.

The Indigenous Projects Officer can be contacted on 02 6626 7226 or email