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Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

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January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

1,051 new cases of COVID-19 for Northern Rivers

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) saw 1,051 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed to 8pm last night...

Localisation shines as supply chains weaken

While Coles and Woolworths struggle with supply chain issues caused by the Omicron outbreak, local farmer’s markets and independent food retailers appear to be coming into their own.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and...

Bioenergy precaution

The notion of ‘Green Energy’ has recently excited business investors and no doubt the public. We need positive solutions...

Stories about "accident":

Cyclist hit by truck at Condong

Crash investigators are appealing for public assistance and dashcam vision after a cyclist was hit by a truck on the Far North Coast earlier today.

Fatal motorcycle crash – Lismore

Police say a motorcyclist has died following a crash near Lismore yesterday.

Man injured while cutting down tree

Around 11am this morning the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Blue Knob, near Nimbin, where a 50-year-old male had been hit by a tree he was cutting down.

Trail-bike rider injured at Murwillumbah

A 20-year-old man suffered a serious head injury when the trail bike he was riding left the road collided with a tree near the Murwillumbah golf course around 1am on Saturday morning.

Motorcyclist airlifted after crash with 4WD near Uki

A 43-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured and airlifted to hospital after his bike and a four-wheel-drive vehicle collided on Kyogle Road near Uki on Friday afternoon.

Daughter of police officer dies in crash near Casino

Police investigating a fatal crash which killed a police officer’s daughter on the Bruxner Highway near Casino are re-appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Four injured after car crashes into house at Lismore

Four people were hospitalised yesterday after the car they were in left the road and hit a parked car, forcing it into a house near Lismore.

Two killed in car crashes at weekend

Two men lost their lives in road crashes in the northern rivers at the weekend. A 22-year-old man died on Sunday after crashing into a tree near Chinderah, and a 65-year-old man also died near Kyogle after crashing into trees.

Man killed after speeding away from police

A man died after allegedly speeding away from police and crashing into a tree on Tumbulgum Road near Murwilumbah around midnight.

Byron woman killed in fall from flying fox

Police are preparing a report for the coroner after a 26-year-old Byron Bay woman celebrating the Australia Day weekend at a rural property in Billinudgel, died on Sunday afternoon after falling from a flying fox.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.