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A Council planner, a councillor and a developer walk into a hotel… oh yes, that’s another storey.

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It’s tick season, so be on the alert, pet owners, farmers and those living in rural areas – these little critters can kill and make you and your animals very sick. For animals, initial signs are a lack of coordination or ‘wobbling’ in the hind legs, which then progresses towards the head, affecting breathing muscles and the forelimbs. More info can be found at www.dpi.nsw.gov.au

The Mullum Comprehensive Health Centre says a free vaccination clinic for both Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccinations will be available to the public this Saturday, between 9am and 11.30am. The centre is located at 60 Stuart Street.’

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Since those entrusted to govern us responsibly are failing spectacularly at their job, please don’t take that out on local retailers, hospitality operators and their staff. As local Detective Chief Inspector Matt Kehoe says on page 1, ‘Please be respectful to business owners trying to navigate these challenging times, and be kind to each other’.

New Premier, Dominic Perrottet (Liberal), and Deputy Premier, Paul Toole (Nationals), are off to a cracking start with their new jobs, having shown the entire world their lack of care, or knowledge of the laws they have enacted

While the self-isolating is over for now, there’s possibly more headwinds ahead, as the NSW government lurches about with its COVID-19 response. Photo Jeff ‘Iso’ Dawson around COVID-19. They invited the media to celebrate the state reopening at a pub, then proceeded to breach section 2.19 of Division 6, (Miscellaneous) of the Public Health (COVID-19 General) Order 2021. You can’t stand up while drinking in a pub, boys. But seriously, these blokes must be chuffed that their boys club is back now Gladys is gone, and the ladies are at home looking after the kids and cooking dinner.

an appalling record in fossil fuel investment. According to www.marketforces.org. au, Horizon Bank ‘does not directly invest in, or provide

loans to, any company in the fossil fuel industry’. Westpac however, has loaned $6,689m to fossil fuel companies globally since 2016.

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Since the NSW lockdown lifted, Virgin Australia wasted no time in announcing $49 flights from Sydney to Byron. A Perth to Byron Bay route has also been touted by a new airline startup, Bonza, which is backed by ‘huge US private investment firm 777 Partners’, according to www.airlineratings.com. While it’s great to see Westpac handing out cash via its foundation (see page 7), it shouldn’t be forgotten that it, like most major banks, has

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The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 36.18 – October 13, 2021  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire, on the Far North Coast of NSW, Australia.

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 36.18 – October 13, 2021  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire, on the Far North Coast of NSW, Australia.

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