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May 17, 2021

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Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Jill Moonie, Myocum

Mullum has gone onto Level 1 water restrictions. Many towns in NSW are already on level 4 or 5 restrictions. 98 per cent of the state is in drought. We’ve recorded half the rainfall we had at this time last year. The water truck trundles up and down our road nearly every day. The outlook for rain is not promising. Is anyone else surprised that week after week there are approved applications for private swimming pools?


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