July 07, 2016

Shark Management Report Released

The Industry, Investment and Regional Development parliamentary committee that I am a member of conducted a Shark Inquiry in 2015.

Our report was tabled in parliament a few weeks ago and it is really worth a read.

The report recommends moving away from shark meshing and embracing new ecologically sustainable technologies.

The report also recommends that the government trial shark spotting at appropriate locations in NSW. 

Download the Management of Sharks in New South Wales Waters 

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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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December 29, 2022

Rental bidding ban welcome but still weak (Byron Echo)

New state regulations against rental bidding have been cautiously welcomed by the two progressive Northern Rivers MPs after the government voted down a Labor bill to outlaw the practice.

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