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Media releases - August 2017

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Byron Bay's Railway Park to be transformed

Byron Shire Council has been awarded $260,000 from the NSW Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastucture Fund for the start of the revitalisation of the Railway Square precinct in Byron Bay.

The Railway Square precinct includes Railway Park, the Visitor Information Centre and the nearby carpark.

It is one of 12 town centre projects identified in the Byron Bay Town Masterplan which was completed last year.

7 August 2017
Byron Shire Council looking at innovative ways to deliver community outcomes

Byron Shire Council is looking at ways to deliver services and projects for residents sooner.

Byron Shire Mayor, Simon Richardson, said delivering better services and outcomes for the community was a key priority of the Council.

“Issues such as affordable housing, sustainable economic growth and job creation are difficult for Council to solve alone,” Mayor Richardson said.

“We need to be open to partnerships and opportunities to deliver great project outcomes for our community,” he said.

4 August 2017
Byron Shire Council welcomes $2.6million in Federal funding for roundabout

News that the Federal Government will fund a new roundabout at the Ewingsdale Road/Bayshore Drive intersection at Byron Bay has been applauded by the Byron Shire Mayor, Simon Richardson.

 “This is great news for the whole community and it will be a huge relief for all those making the trip along Ewingsdale Road, to and from the Byron Bay Arts and Industry Precinct to work every day,” Mayor Richardson said. 

2 August 2017
Community members wanted for new Mullumbimby Hospital Project Group

Would you like to contribute to the future use of the Mullumbimby Hospital Site?

Council has resolved to establish the Mullumbimby Hospital Site Project Reference Group, which will include a maximum of 18 members, comprised of: 

2 August 2017