Interested in finding out more on who you can vote for and what they might represent at the upcoming federal election? If the answer is yes then get yourself to the candidates forum this Wednesday May 8 at the Kyogle Bowling Club from 6pm till 8pm.
While we here suffer through the driest start to the year on record, the timing of Labor's announcement to build a centre of excellence around flood resilience at Southern Cross University may seem somewhat ironic.
Nationals leader Warren Truss has confirmed that, if elected, the coalition will abolish the $2.5 billion Regional Development Australia Fund, slashing the money available for regional development projects by almost two thirds.
The vulnerable Marbled Frogmouth has been further endangered by recent logging in Koreelah State Forest, according to a local conservation group, and if the loggers continue on their path the endangered Fleay’s Barred Frog will be next.
Federal local ALP members Justine Elliot and Janelle Saffin will today pose for a media shoot outside Lismore Post Office with a 12,000 strong petition they have collected to go to state parliament opposing coal seam gas mining in the northern rivers.
Police say they have prevented the mass gathering of people in various locations across NSW, arresting 32 people and issuing 265 Penalty Infringement Notices in a coordinated and mobile response to planned protest activity.
Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people in the Lismore City and Byron Bay areas to get tested for COVID-19, after fragments of the virus were detected in samples from the East Lismore, South Lismore and Byron Bay sewage treatment plants.