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May 9, 2021

District of Lismore overview and candidate profiles

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op...

Editorial: The beef about meat

Firstly, let me declare an interest: I have been a vegetarian for 49 years, so tasty cow parts are not high on my agenda.

Cartoon of the week – 5 May, 2021

Letters to the editor We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

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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Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

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Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.