Byron Shire proposes welcoming refugees

BYRON Shire could become a "Refugee Welcome Zone" after today's council meeting.

Councillor Paul Spooner is calling on the council to follow the lead of 87 local councils in signing a Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration, which is "a commitment in Spirit to welcoming refugees into our community".


Multi-million dollar homes attract hundreds of enquiries

Premium Content Multi-million dollar homes attract hundreds of enquiries

Locals and high-flyers have been in the mix of buyers

Another Northern Rivers council declares housing ‘emergency’

Premium Content Another Northern Rivers council declares housing ‘emergency’

Councillors will be calling on the state and federal governments as homelessness...

Comedian, lawyer and singer sets sights on council election

Premium Content Comedian, lawyer and singer sets sights on council election

This Byron Shire identity is eyeing off a new political role