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Flood funding for businesses and primary producers welcomed

Mayor Simon Richardson today welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that Federal funding would be made available to flood affected small businesses, primary producers and non-for-profit organisations in Byron Shire.

25 May 2017
Maintenance works for South Arm Bridge and Helen Street Footbridge

Maintenance bridge works on South Arm Bridge, Brunswick Heads and the Helen Street Footbridge, New Brighton, will soon start.

25 May 2017
Byron Bay town centre bypass court hearing ended

Proceedings initiated by Butler Street residents in the NSW Land and Environment Court over the proposed Byron Bay town centre bypass in Butler Street, ended yesterday.

18 May 2017
Essential road works - Orana Road and Coomburra Crescent at Ocean Shores

Works have resumed on Orana Road at Ocean Shores and Byron Shire Council is anticipating the asphalt pavement reconstruction will start on Monday 29 May, weather permitting.

15 May 2017
Flying-Fox Management Your Input needed

Byron Shire Council needs your input into developing the Byron Shire Flying-Fox Camp Management Plan.

15 May 2017
Mullumbimby hospital sold for $1

With great excitement Byron Shire Council received news this afternoon that the state government was selling the Mullumbimby Hospital to Council for $1.

10 May 2017
IPART approves Byron Shire Council's special rate variation

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) have approved Byron Shire Council’s special rate variation of 7.5 per cent per year for four years.

9 May 2017
What do our open spaces need to support healthy and active communities?

Love your sport, being active in our communities or even going for a walk or reading a book in  a park? Then Byron Shire Council needs your input.

5 May 2017
Budget time – have your say

It’s budget time! Out on public exhibition until 18 May, the Byron Shire Council’s annual budget details how Council will allocate its operating budget for the upcoming year.

1 May 2017
How do we want to move about Bangalow over the coming decade?

Byron Shire Council is preparing a strategic forward plan for the village Bangalow.  Council is welcoming input into the Bangalow Village Plan on how residents walk, cycle and use their car to get around the popular historical town.

24 April 2017