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December 4, 2021

Meeting on Lismore Hospital emergency changes

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Time to ride the election cycle

Bicycle advocacy is vanishingly rare in our community. Amid all the noise about net zero, my search for bicycle advocate candidates to vote for on Saturday only turned up vague references to ‘reducing our reliance on cars’ and ‘increasing public transport connectivity’. The closest thing to policy was: ‘It’s time to create bike paths all over the Shire.’ 

Flood warning for Richmond and Wilsons Rivers

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A community forum to unveil plans for the Lismore Base Hospital Stage 3a Redevelopment Project will be held tonight at Lismore Workers Club.

The forum, presented by Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD), will provide members of the community with information about the Lismore Base Hospital Redevelopment Project and how it is planned to upgrade the hospital.

NNSWLHD says the $80 million redevelopment, which includes the complete replacement of the hospital’s accident and emergency area, will make it the biggest investment ever made on a capital works project undertaken in Lismore.

Afterward attendees will have an opportunity to provide input on, or ask questions about, the project.

The meeting will take place tonight from 6 till 8pm at Lismore Workers Club.


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