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Weather Event Road Closures

Latest updates

15/06/17 - Council has commenced pot hole refilling works on Ewingsdale Rd & Broken Head Rd. Weather conditions have eased and the roads have had time to dry out.

Crews are also sweeping the Shire's road network, assessing road closures and cautions. 

Flood information and road closures

  • Up to date road information is available at RoadInfo.

For our after hours service please contact 02 6622 7022.

Motorists are advised to proceed with caution on all Byron Shire Roads.

Up to date road information for Byron Shire and surrounding areas is available at RoadInfo.

For information on the Pacific Highway please contact the Roads and Traffic Authority on 132 701 or visit

Motorists  are advised to proceed with caution on all Byron Shire Roads as flash flooding may occur very quickly.


For emergency assistance contact the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500.  FloodSafe advice is available at

Follow the NSW SES Facebook page -

Plus the Richmond-Tweed SES Facebook page -

and Mullumbimby SES -

For life threatening emergencies, call 000.

For the latest  road closure and flooding information:

  • Listen to the radio   ABC Local Radio - 94.5 FM

Other local radio stations

  • BayFM - 99.9 FM
  • 2LM - 900 AM
  • ZZZ - 100.9 FM

Additional information is available from the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology:

Note: the above links are external to the Byron  Shire Council website. Byron Shire Council assumes no responsibility  for the accuracy or suitability of the content provided on the sites.