Byron Greens

 

Ecological Sustainability · Grassroots Democracy · Social & Economic Justice · Peace & Non-violence

Byron Greens meetings for members:

Byron Greens members meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except January) starting 6pm Sharp

We also hold a member’s discussion group on 1st Tuesday of each month also starting 6 pm

We are currently meeting by Zoom.

We acknowledge that the Bundjalung were, are and always will be custodians of the land in Byron Shire.

About Byron Greens

 

Around the North Coast there are many vibrant environment groups, human rights groups and social justice groups. The Greens, as the third force in Australian politics, embrace and support progressive forces within society.

Byron Greens has a strong presence in the NSW Greens scene. We have a lot of input into Greens policies and healthy representation on state working groups and committees. Our members are also active within the Australian Greens. Wherever members’ interests lie, whether at local, state or federal level, or indeed at an international level, we have the means to give them a meaningful involvement in the political process.

Tamara Smith MP, State member for Ballina and Deputy Mayor Sarah Ndiaye are both working hard to build better communities. Mandy Nolan, our Richmond Federal candidate, looks good to win a seat in the House of Representatives and our local government team aims to continue the tradition of having a strong Greens presence on Byron Shire Council.

Tamara Smith
Tamara Smith
MP for Ballina

Tamara Smith

MP for Ballina

At the election in March 2015, Tamara took the seat of Ballina from the Nationals, becoming the first woman to hold the seat and the first Greens MP in a regional seat in any parliament of Australia. Tamara is in her second term having been re-elected in March 2019. Tamara was re-elected for a 3rd term at the State election in March 2023.
Her electoral office is 1/7 Moon St., Ballina.
Ph: 02 66867522
ballina@parliament.nsw.gov.au

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Byron Shire Councillors

DUNCAN DEY

DUNCAN DEY

Councillor

I’ve been a member of Byron Greens for 25 years, 6 of those as a Byron councillor. My priorities are environmental protection and respect and support for our community. I have decades of experience as a Civil Engineer and I understand the complexity of planning issues. As a councillor I will represent our wonderful shire with care & consideration.

SARAH NDIAYE

SARAH NDIAYE

Deputy Mayor

I was Deputy Mayor on the previous Council. I continue to be our Deputy Mayor and will be focused on the challenges that Byron Shire is facing. There are key issues we must resolve such as the housing crisis, climate change and infrastructure management. I’m committed to Council supporting and advocating for First Nations rights.

Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan

Richmond Federal Candidate 2022

 

Much loved local personality, social provocateur and comedian Mandy Nolan stepped up to run as our candidate for the federal division of Richmond in the May 2022 election. She has an amazing vision for a better Australia, a passion for social justice and environmental responsibility. She did really well, dramatically reduced the gap between The Greens and the ALP, but sadly didn’t quite get over the line.

We have not yet preselected our 2025 candidate but whoever it is will have an even better chance to get to Canberra and really shake things up.