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Something to Talk About is our community magazine designed to share stories and news from around the Byron Shire.
Introduction from Mayor Michael Lyon
Reflecting on the last 12 months there have been some major achievements. We opened the new $2.6 million Byron Bay Skate Park, progressed several affordable housing initiatives, delivered major improvements on roads including:
Looking ahead the 2023/24 budget is lean, a reflection of the floods and the additional, and unforeseen costs the organisation is carrying.
We are balancing the costs of flood recovery work and our regular maintenance and upgrade programs, all the while mindful of the services our community wants and needs.
Thank you for your patience as we continue the recovery journey.
Two people in marquee with information about the Bring It Back Bruns initiative.
Council staff and Brunswick Valley Landcare representatives cheering to celebrate the signing of a new memorandum of understanding.
Woman and two children with rubbish bags for Clean Up Australia Day.
People talking to staff at market stall.
New line markings, barriers and asphalt on Main Arm Road.
Council staff member reading book to small children seated on the ground.
Kookaburra perched on nesting box.
Cartoon image of two people making decision about using plastic items.
Woman with a tray of native saplings.
In 2023/34 for every $100 spent we will invest in:
There have been some nasty accidents in the surf.
For the safety of everyone in the water - if you're on a board use a leg rope.
New asphalt on Manns Road
Car driving over new Sherringtons Bridge
Newly asphalted Whian Road stretching into distance
Short term holiday letting - what's next?
Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy
The Hunks of Mullum have arrived
Keeping Cats Safe at Home Project
New climbing and playground equipment at Gaggin Park with soft-fall on the ground
Aerial view of beginner and intermediate bowls at the new Byron Bay Skate Park
New silver footbridge spanning the Bangalow Weir.
Waste and recycling