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Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

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Police say a motorcyclist has died following a crash near Lismore yesterday.

About 3.50pm (Monday 27 April), emergency services were called to the Bruxner Highway, Alphadale, following reports a Triumph motorcycle and a Nissan Pulsar collided.

Police and paramedics commenced CPR and treated the 61-year-old male motorcyclist at the scene, before he was taken to Lismore Base Hospital where he later died.

The driver of the Nissan, a 17-year-old teenage girl, was uninjured and taken to Lismore Base Hospital for mandatory testing.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.


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