February 15, 2017

2017 Community Survey

Re-imagining our region

In 2015 Tamara Smith surveyed the community to hear your thoughts and ideas about the issues she should be focussing on as your State government representative.

The results showed that the top three local issues for those who responded were: Coal Seam Gas, Marine Sanctuaries and West Byron. The top three other issues were the Environment, Climate Change and Renewable Energy.

This year Tamara Smith wants to hear about your vision of the future for our region and how we can re-imagine living here in a sustainable and prosperous way.

Please fill out the survey to have your say and to be in to win great prizes!

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March 15, 2024

The Greens submission to the government's STRA consultation process

Short-term holiday lets are tearing apart the social fabric of the region. With one in four homes being short-term rentals in Byron Shire, it’s no wonder we have a housing crisis.

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January 18, 2023

The regions being most impacted by short-term rentals (Rent News)

The oversupply of short-term rentals is often touted as one of the leading causes of the rental crunch, but new data reveals some areas suffer more than others.

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January 18, 2023

Position on holiday letting (Byron Echo)

Given the broken promise by the NSW Liberal-Nationals government on allowing Council to regulate the short-term rental accommodation (STRA) sector in the Byron Shire, The Echo asked NSW Labor what they would do if elected in March.

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