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Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

Terry Sharples is a retired accountant living in the Tweed Shire and running as an Independent for the federal...

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Lismore Council votes on the Future Water Project 2060 – again

Looking at Lismore's the never-ending issue of water – not enough or too much – there was yet another vote about its future on Tuesday evening.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Rob Marks

Rob Marks lives in the Tweed Shire, owns a small business and is running on Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party ticket for the federal seat of Richmond.

Modular homes for flood victims head to Bruns

Two vacant blocks in the Bayside housing estate in Brunswick Heads, and land that once contained that town’s sewage treatment plant, have been chosen to host temporary ‘modular houses’ for those left homeless by the recent floods.

The shock of Lismore

As two Bendigoians, visiting Northern NSW over the past ten days, we quite expected to see flood damage in...

What happens after two years?

The recent floods have left many people homeless. Trying to address this problem, local councils have waived some of...

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

Property in Focus


Price Drastically Reduced – Owner Says Sell!

256 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase 100 acres of prime rural land only moments to the centre of Mullumbimby. The property offers numerous lifestyle opportunities and has been in the same family for the last 40 years.

Features include;
• 100 acres
• Large solid 3 bedroom + study home with renovated kitchen
• Expansive out buildings
• Huge machinery shed
• Operating as a cattle farm for over 40 years
• Fully fenced
• Bore water
• Two street frontages
• Potential future development site (STCA)
• Level walk/ride to the centre of Mullumbimby
• Surrounded by large farmland
• One owner in the last 40 years
• Beautiful rural outlook, clean country air

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Open: Thursday and Saturday 12.00-12.30pm
Details: $1,595,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior  0418 324 297, Tara Torkkola  0423 519 698

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Elevated Brick Home On 10 Acres With Stunning Views

297 Mafeking Road, Goonengerry

Situated on 10 acres with panoramic views, this property offers privacy, space and a quiet lifestyle.

The land itself is very usable being partly level and boasts forests, fruit trees and a permanent spring fed dam. The brick and tile home is beautifully elevated to make the most of the magnificent vistas.

Well-appointed and in excellent condition, the home features; 2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 study areas, timber floors and a spacious kitchen. The living area with a wood fire is adjacent to the kitchen and opens onto a huge covered entertainer’s deck. Separate to the house is a studio and work shed which offers loads of options.

Located only 15 minutes to both Byron Bay and Mullumbimby, this is a superb place to call home.

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Open: Saturday, 28 February 2.00 – 2.30pm
Details: Interest Over $699,000
Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.