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May 18, 2022

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Health

I heard on the radio this morning (1 May) that a man spent ‘a record 48 hours’ in a...

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

Work repairing landslips on Tweed’s Scenic Drive won’t start before June

Geotechnical assessments have now been completed for the two landslips near Simpson Drive and Warringa Drive on Scenic Drive at Bilambil Heights.

Editorial – E-con-oh-my

If there’s one thing that the LNP lays claim to, above all else, it is the assertion that they are the better managers of the economy. But what does this bold claim actually mean?

One from the Heart bringing people together

With a lineup including Grinspoon, Lime Cordiale, Paul and Dan Kelly, Sheppard, Jon Stevens and Daryl Braithwaite, Lismore's One from the Heart concert went ahead yesterday in patchy weather and mud, mud and more mud.

Saffin seeks $7.5 million for Lismore townhouse developments

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin has made a special request to the NSW Government for $7.5 million to enable two townhouse developments in East Lismore and Goonellabah, which she says would add 66 flood-free, affordable units to the city’s housing stock.

The local supermarket has no toilet paper, rice and little pet food. This is not merely a local event, nor even a national event, it is an international event, whereby global public health restrictions have resulted in this situation.

Unless voters show their displeasure with this situation it will continue, and get far worse. WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced the restrictions and rules will remain in place for years to come: it is the restrictions and rules that have led to the empty supermarket shelves.

Vaccinated people can spread the virus. The Lancet (Dec 2021) says it is ‘grossly negligent to ignore the vaccinated population as a possible and relevant source of transmission when deciding about public health control measures.’

If a change is not produced at the next elections, then history shows that eventually, after a longer period of suffering, revolution sometimes becomes inevitable. 

Peter Olson, Goonengerry


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