A newspaper interview by our good mate Mark Dapin reveals that online holiday letting is “gutting” Byron Bay.
Meanwhile the State government snuggles up to Airbnb with a plan to give every pensioner $100 the first time they let a room to a visitor on the global internet platform.
This prompted a call from ABC radio and Josh Szeps (filling in for James Valentine). Let me know when they start giving $100 to every neighbour whose sleep is disturbed by Airbnb party animals next door. Until then, here’s the radio interview.