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District of Lismore overview and candidate profiles

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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Inaugural Kingscliff Public School Art Show success

A great night was had by all at the inaugural art show for Kingscliff Primary last Friday. All the students submitted work to the exhibition alongside art by local Bundjalung artist Steven Bekue.

Editorial – Getting recovery right

The recognition of loss and damage at COP27 is a cause for celebration by those countries, especially developing countries, already experiencing the impacts of climate change.

Community input sought on Richmond River estuary plan

What can be done to protect and improve the health of the Richmond River estuary?

Can you foster a dog?

Dozens of local rescue dogs are ending up at the pound, and some are having to be euthanised, owing to a critical shortage of people willing to adopt or foster them.

Targeting journalists

Israel has a long tradition of targeting journalists and since 2000 has killed 45 according to the Palestinian Ministry...

Connecting people with pots

The Federal pre-Xmas Ceramic Market is the ideal place to find that special handmade, local and lovely piece of...

Collected on this page are key Echonetdaily articles for the electoral district of Lismore including an overview of the electorate and profiles for all candidates.

Country voters the key to Lismore election

The Lismore electorate has a long-standing tradition of conservative politicians representing their largely country-based constituents.

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Isaac Smith Labor candidate for Lismore

'Isaac Smith has always fought against CSG mining. 'Unlike Thomas George, Isaac Smith has been fighting to stop CSG mining since the movement began in 2009. The Liberal/National’s Government renewed the local CSG Licence for 6 years in December. Labor...

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Adam Guise, Lismore Greens candidate

On returning to Lismore [after travelling overseas] I was appalled to find that Coal Seam Gas drilling was going ahead in our beautiful region. That was the catalyst me joining The Greens and dedicating myself to the Gas Field Free Northern Rivers campaign.

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Thomas George, Nationals candidate for Lismore

Since 1999 it has been my honour to represent the people of the Lismore electorate in the NSW Parliament. However before I entered parliament, I was actively involved in the Northern Rivers Community.

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Gianpierro Battista, Christian Democrats candidate for Lismore

I have served as a Councillor in Lismore for the last 6 years and my best achievement has been the increase from 10% to 20 % of the local content percentage for every Council’s tender over $150,000 in value.

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All Lismore District news and articles


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