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Billions wasted on war planes, but our hospitals?

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Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

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Jack McCoy bringing surf show to Lennox

Legendary film maker Jack McCoy is bringing his acclaimed surf talk, film and live music event to the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 8 May.

A bouquet for Lilac House

L Jenkins, Byron Bay Nicole Habrecht should receive free paint and brushes and a pat on the back from Council for...

Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

Upside down river

Richard White, East Ballina I was going to deride the various government departments and agencies (DPI, DPE, OEH, EPA etc) that...

Over population

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar ‘Over population’ is seen by some as the main destructive driver causing many crises besetting the planet today. From...

Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

I am 86. I am on a full pension and I am so thankful to be living in Australia.

I have spent many weeks of 2013-2014 in public hospitals in Tweed Heads and Lismore, and I wish to report on the quality of service I received.

In both hospitals I was treated with kindness and efficiency by dedicated people who are obviously short-staffed but they never complained. These people are an inspiration.

Richmond and Tweed districts are experiencing high population growth and there is an urgent need for new hospitals to be built and staffed.

This is an emergency, a number-one priority!

It is much more important than 12.4 billion dollars put aside for some war planes.

Politicians of all parties, wake up!

Ken Nicholson, Kingscliff


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