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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Red hot stoner experience
I was lucky enough to visit Stone & Wood recently to see the initial brew being made of the 2022 Stone Beer, the star attraction at the upcoming Festival of the Stone at Stone & Wood’s Byron brewery site on Saturday 4 June.
Traffic interruptions around Lismore Base Hospital – Sunday
Some streets will be blocked off and others reduced to one lane on Sunday 4 June around Lismore Base Hospital and Lismore Shopping Square.
Will NSW Labor pay on-call emergency service volunteers?
The newly elected NSW Labor government have stopped short of committing to paying volunteers who attend emergencies such as fires and floods, but say there is investment and initiatives underway to support those who volunteer as emergency service members.
Call to recognise value of wetlands and stop developing floodplains
The clearing of the flood prone development site at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads appears to have been completed by developers MAAS Group Holdings who then pulled out from the site on 24 April.
Don’t rely on any regime to save anything that’s endangered because their mates the miners and developers pay them...
Greens call for two-year rent freeze
A new Essential Guardian poll shows 60 per cent of Australians support a freeze on rental increases.
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Cr Darlene Cook: ‘working to restore accountability and trust in our Council’
Current Lismore Councillor Darlene Cook has served one term on Lismore Council and at the December LGA election, she plans to run for Mayor.
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.