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The three Rs – roads, rates and rubbish – are often trotted out by fiscal conservatives to advance a narrative in which councils stick to simple services. But what do the numbers actually tell us?
Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.
Lismore Council is facing a budget shortfall of almost $2 million and a scramble to find a new GM of the calibre of Gary Murphy, who resigned this week.
Byron Shire Council staff have hosed down the suggestion from a local quantity surveyor/cost engineer that the most cost effective use of funds for repairing the shire’s ailing roads is to apply bitumen to gravel roads.
Last-ditch pleas from community groups fell on deaf ears last night as the Lismore City Council approved its $134 million budget for 2014/2015. The groups included the Lismore Showgrounds Trust, the Lismore sub-branch of the RSL, the Lismore Musical Society and the Lismore Friends of the Koala.
Cathy Alexander, Crikey deputy editor As Tony Abbott’s government prepares to hand down its first budget next month, there are surprise plans for a new...
It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam
Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.
A NSW planning commission tasked with assessing large fossil fuel projects has been found to have ‘comprehensively failed’ in mitigating greenhouse emissions, according to a report published by Griffith University Emeritus Professor Ian Lowe.