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May 29, 2022


Latest News

Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Saving Old-growth Trees on NSW’s own good advice

In the hope of making the New South Wales government take its own good advice, the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) is today launching its Save Old-growth Trees campaign.

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Elliot ecstatic about Albo and confident of a Richmond win

While her win in Richmond has not yet been confirmed, Justine Elliot is very happy about the overall result for Labor and a new government.

Monday February 27

Cloudy. Winds northeasterly and light. Daytime maximum temperatures in the high 20s.

Fire danger – Far North Coast: low–moderate.

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 (Extreme).

Tuesday February 28

Partly cloudy. Isolated light showers. Light winds tending north to northeasterly up to 20km/h around midday then becoming northerly and light later in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday February 29

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly and light tending north to northeasterly up to 20km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday March 1

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers from the morning. Winds north to northwesterly averaging 10 to 20km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea is directing moist northeasterly winds over New South Wales and into a low-pressure trough over South Australia. As the high moves slowly eastwards, this trough will move towards New South Wales and is expected to start affecting the the southwest of the state from Monday, generating areas of rain and isolated thunderstorms. The trough will then progress northeastwards on Tuesday and stall over central parts of the state on Wednesday. Rain is expected to extend over the southern half of the state on Tuesday and Wednesday with some heavy falls possible.

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