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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Fighting food waste

Did you know that wasting food is a greater contributor (6 per cent) to total greenhouse gas emissions than...

Opinion: It’s time to kick Morrison out

'Grifters come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of background. This one is used to skipping just a step ahead of impending disaster and exposure. Many times in marketing and politics, which he sees as identical pursuits, his nimble lies have saved his career.' 

Work repairing landslips on Tweed’s Scenic Drive won’t start before June

Geotechnical assessments have now been completed for the two landslips near Simpson Drive and Warringa Drive on Scenic Drive at Bilambil Heights.

Lismore Council votes to workshop temporary dwellings

With so many prongs currently on the disaster response fork, it's hard to know if Lismore Council is robbing Peter to pay Pauline as voting on leapfrogging issues means there is a possibility that everyone could lose – or win.

Multi-agency search continues for missing man

NSW Police say a search is continuing this morning for a man who went missing in a creek overnight.

Mullum’s drainage

We are one of many households in Mullum that lost their home and belongings in the February flood. Two...

Three people were injured in two separate crashes on the north coast in the past few days, two of them seriously.

In a head-on crash between a semi-trailer loaded with pigs and a sedan on the Bruxner Highway near Mummulgum yesterday morning, two drivers were injured, one seriously.

Both drivers were trapped in their vehicles for over an hour after the sedan landed on the truck’s cabin.

NSW Ambulance paramedics from Lismore, Casino and Kyogle as well as the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter treated the drivers at the scene of the accident 20kms west of Casino at Theresa Creek.

The male driver of the truck was taken by ambulance to the Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition, while the female driver of the sedan was airlifted to the Lismore Base Hospital in a serious condition with multiple trauma injuries.

In a Coorabell accident on Thursday night, a car being driven east on Coolamon Scenic Drive by a woman left the road after hitting a guard rail and rolling.

The woman was ejected from the car which then landed on top of her, pinning her to the ground. She was released by emergency workers and airlifted to the Gold Coast Hospital, suffering head injuries, internal injuries and a number of fractures.


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