Aboriginal & Torres Strait Communities

Byron Shire Council acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this land, the Arakwal people, the Minjungbal people and the Widjabul people of the Bundjalung Nation, and pay our respects to elders past and present.

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

The Bundjalung of Byron Bay Arakwal People and Widjabul Wia-bal People have continuing Native Title rights and interests in parts of the land and waters within the Byron Shire.