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Lismore residents alarmed by subdivision DA adjoining Wilson Nature Reserve

A proposal for twelve new lots in the buffer zone between Wilson Nature Reserve and existing houses on City View Drive, East Lismore, has local residents worried.

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Elders call out pro-Dunoon Dam campaign sign as racist

Widjabul Wia-bal elders have called out a sign depicting sail boats and titled 'Widjabal Sailing Club’ that has appeared in Dunoon village recently as part of the pro-Dunoon Dam campaign as racist.

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Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

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Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the...

Morning Tea

Susan Tsicalas, President, BVCAG The Brunswick Valley Cancer Action Group (BVCAG) recently held a raffle, a couple of bucket shakes and...

Backsliders coming to Lennox

Australian music legends the Backsliders are coming to Lennox Head for the first time, to play at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 26 June 2021.

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

[8.37pm] A spokesman for Richmond MP Justine Elliot says they have been encouraged by the results so far which are ‘looking positive’.

Mrs Elliot, who has held the seat since 2004, is looking like holding onto her seat.

With just over half the votes (51.02 per cent) counted, Mrs Elliot was still leading on a two-party preferred basis with 54.45 per cent (16, 243 primary votes) ahead of the Nationals Matthew Fraser with 45.55 per cent (16,635 primary votes).

The Greens’ Dawn Walker had gained almost 20 per cent of the primary vote with a 2.85 per cent swing (9,382 primary votes).

Mrs Elliot’s spokesman said they were waiting for one of the largest booths for the electorate, at Centaur Primary School in Banora Point, to be counted to get a better picture of the likely outcome.

 

 

 


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