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August 18, 2022

Flood help information from Chinderah, and Uki to South Golden Beach

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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

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Veteran-led flood recovery operation launched

Disaster Relief Australia, a veteran-led organisation, has launched a flood recovery operation in a bit to help Northern Rivers residents recover from catastrophic flooding.

Mullum pods

First, Hans Lovejoy’s article ‘emergency wedged’ was educational, factual and provided valuable information to the community. Michele Grant’s letter...

Kids Big Day Out at the Byron Writers Festival 2022

If you are a kid, or you know a kid who loves books, reading and creativity, then Byron Writers Festival’s ‘Kids Big Day Out’ on Sunday 28 August is the ultimate event for you!

Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

A long and chequered career in cooking

When she was just 16, Elizabeth Jackson was kicked out of a home economics class – not because she burnt a pot or had a collapsed sponge, but because she made a black wedding cake.

Draft COMP caps Public Access at Lismore Council

A Draft Code of Meeting Practice (COMP) and Briefing Policy prepared by the Governance & Customer Service Manager was the subject of discussion at Lismore Council this week.

Service NSW Trailer. Photo Aslan Shand.

The floods in February and March are still having direct impacts on the lives of many people from not being able to get back into their homes because of damage to their houses to gaining access their homes. For others, it is just managing the aftermath of impacts that is overwhelming and they may need help with things like insurance. 

Flood information and assistance is available through Service NSW who is taking the Service NSW trailer to a range of locations around the Northern Rivers. No appointment is needed and you can drop in to find out what assistance may be available to you including grants and property assistance to rebuilding roads and driveways to helping you get back into your homes. If you are a primary producer they will also be able to provide information on where to go for government assistance.

Service NSW traler locations:

  • 6 July – South Golden Beach Community Centre
  • 7 July – River Street, New Brighton 
  • 8 July – Ocean Shores Shopping Centre
  • 11 July – John Oxley Drive, Chinderah Bay, Cinderah
  • 12 July – 124/126 Riverside Drive, Tumbulgum
  • 13 July – Uki School of Arts

Phone Service NSW on 13 77 88 or go to www.nsw.gov.au/disaster-recovery

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