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May 20, 2022

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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

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Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Rorts unlimited

Commuter car park rorts, sports rorts, emissions reduction scheme rorts (that don’t reduce emissions) and bike track rorts. The...

Multi-agency search continues for missing man

NSW Police say a search is continuing this morning for a man who went missing in a creek overnight.

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Vote Green

In response to John Jennings, Numinbah (12 May), ‘Who shall I vote for?’ Simple answer – The Greens. From...

Rooftop dining in the centre of Byron

Simon Haslam Last Friday I went up for a few drinks with friends at the relatively new rooftop dining area...

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It’s spring and time to feed your soil

It’s springtime, so get your garden growing! Cow manure enriches the soil, gently feeding and nourishing plants while encouraging earthworm activity and increasing moisture retention.

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Subsidised Solar

Fact: The government will subsidise your solar power installation by up to 44 per cent.
SAE Group is one of Australia’s largest and most trusted installers of quality solar systems. All our systems are backed by a full three-tier warranty and are guaranteed to protect your investment.

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Healthy Olives

Healthy tips on olives and olive oil from our naturopath: Olive oil is noted in classical writings as a symbol of goodness and purity and the tree itself as representing peace.

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Eco Sensible Designs

Eco Sensible Designs is a local business offering a full design and engineering service. The aim is to work with you in achieving a sensible home design solution that meets your individual needs.

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Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.