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Bushfire threatens ABC North Coast transmitter

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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

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Bangalow rezoning proposal includes first affordable housing lot for Council 

A scheme created by Byron Council in a bid to generate more affordable housing in the shire looks set to get its first workout when a housing project comes before this week’s Council meeting.

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Sleepbus, the innovative solution for rough sleepers, has opened in Ballina after relocating from Byron Bay.

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Time to go? The costly impact of climate change on the housing hip pocket

Jennifer Woods had lived in Wagga Wagga her whole life, a single parent of four children, a social worker and no stranger to what life on a floodplain might throw the way of anyone living there: the town has learnt to cope with floods – 60 have been registered since Federation.

ABC North Coast says the bushfire on Mt Nardi could affect its transmitter. Photo: ABC North Coast Facebook

The bush fire on Mount Nardi has the potential to put the ABC’s transmitter at risk.  

ABC North Coast says people on the north coast could lose reception to the ABC free-to-air TV and analogue radio.

The next strongest transmitters in the ABC North Coast region are the Lawrence tower in Grafton at 738AM and ABC Murwillumbah via 720AM.

Those with working smart phones or other online connection can search for ABC North Coast, and choose ‘listen live’. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/northcoast/live/.

The ABC has been in full natural disaster mode this past weekend with regular bushfire updates and will probably do the same Tuesday, when the RFS is predicting catastrophic conditions.


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