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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.

Other News

Mandy for Richmond: ‘I’m there to break things’

I am deeply curious about whether Mandy Nolan can unseat Labor’s Justine Elliot and win Richmond for the Greens in Saturday’s election.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

It’s (beyond) time

Seventy-three per cent of respondents to a recent ABC Vote Compass question on whether the constitution should be amended...

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.


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


Morrison is the loose unit with the economy! Here’s some excerpts from a long, long list of corruption by...

The Tweed

Only half an hour up the road, the businesses of Tweed hinterland and coast offer convenience and choice in both day-to-day services and interesting and eclectic offerings. The Tweed shire is a blend of traditional old country charm with chic, new artistic influences. It is definitely worth exploring. You'll be amazed at the variety and vibrancy of these localities.

Tweed Coast Marine Hoyts Cinema The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists Kingscliff Nursery Casuarina Dental Johnny Francos Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins Market Day The Adventure Club Pet Resort Cabarita Pure Health Therapies Hooked on Seafood – YUM Victory Hotel Burringbar Sports Club


Tweed Coast Marine

1. Boating Made Easy

Tweed Coast Marine is a local family-owned, one-stop specialist for Quintrex, Haines Hunter, Misty Harbor Pontoon boats and Mercury. Also offering service, spare parts and chandlery.
32 Machinery Drive, Tweed Heads South
07 5524 8877

Hoyts Cinema

2. Hoyts Cinema

Experience the ultimate comfort at HOYTS Tweed Heads South. Sink back into recliner seats in every cinema, with alcohol and hot food service, self-serve kiosks, free parking and great group booking deals!
54 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South

The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

3. The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

Are your eyebrows thinning or gone, or you can't see to put eyeliner on?
Visit us for a Cosmetic Tattooing treatment.
Phone Kathy 0427 047 138
Kingscliff & Chillingham
31 Pearl St, Kingscliff

Kingscliff Nursery

4. Kingscliff Nursery

Don’t give Mum a bunch of flowers this Mothers Day. Give her a plant that will bloom year after year. Indoor or outdoor, there is an amazing  range at Kingscliff Nursery.
438 Cudgen Road, Cudgen
6674 1022

Casuarina Dental

5. Casuarina Dental

Dr Maria treats her patients with more of a focus on the whole person, continuously searching for the latest advancements, least invasive procedures, and most natural resources available.
Shop 9, 480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina
6678 2220

Johnny Franco’s Place

6. Johnny Francos

Casual elegant all day-dining that is affordable and delicious. Open lunch 7 days. Dinner 5 nights. Afternoon, morning catch-ups and takeaway available. Awesome Sunday brunches.
9 Commercial Road, Murwillumbah

Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins

7. Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins
Market Day

Harvest Trail Market at Mavis’s Kitchen Gardens Sunday 5 May, 8.30am–3pm. Purchase your week’s produce from farm to plate while enjoying the live music, breakfast, or lunch offerings. We proudly support the Northern Rivers Harvest Trail.
64 Mt Warning Rd, Uki  |  6679 5664
W: maviseskitchen.com.au/market-day
W: northernriversfood.org/harvest-festival/ 

The Adventure Club

8. The Adventure Club

There is something for everyone at The Adventure Club. We stock a unique range of puzzles, games and toys that are designed to inspire imagination, exploration and adventure through play.
Shop 1A, 51 Tweed Coast Rd,
Cabarita Beach

Pet Resort Cabarita

9. Pet Resort Cabarita

We have always loved working with animals and pride ourselves on our extra special care we give to each and every pet we care for. Special care is given to each and every pet that holidays with us.
6677 7284  |  1300 883 684

Pure Health Therapies

10. Pure Health Therapies

Acupuncture, Ayurveda, osteopathy, psychology and massage. Natural and integrative therapies for your health and wellbeing – Medicare and private health fund rebates available.
3/5 Coronation Ave, Pottsville
07 5613 6755

Hooked on Seafood

11. Hooked on Seafood – YUM

Delicious food  cooked to order. Meal packs, burgers, home made items and a variety of fish. Fresh fish too.
Open seven days 11-7pm
Sunday to Thursday 11-8pm
Friday & Saturday
Shop 3, 18 Philip Street, Pottsville
6676 2299

Victory Hotel

12. Victory Hotel

Great place to stop and call in for a meal. Fantastic country pub. Great service, cold beer and awesome food. Pool, tennis court. This weekend…what’s stopping you?
Tweed Valley Way, Mooball  |  6677 1202
FB Victory Hotel Mooball

Burringbar Sports Club

13. Burringbar Sports Club

One of the friendliest clubs in the Tweed. Drop in for a drink or have a meal at the bistro Mels on Broadway. Relaxed venue for parties and group bookings.
Fourth Avenue,  Burringbar
6677 1188
FB: @burringbarsportsclub

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.