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Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

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Queensland passes voluntary assisted dying laws

Dying with Dignity NSW has welcomed the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws in Queensland and is hoping that NSW Parliament resumes next month so that this issue can be addressed in NSW without further delay.

NRPP transparency questioned over controversial Evans Head Iron Gates development

Concerns have been raised over the transparency of the process of the Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP), by which it reached a decision, in relation to the Iron Gates development in Evans Head, to ‘accept the amendment of the application under Clause 55 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulations 2000’.

Farewell Sue – a much-loved Mullumbimbian

You could say that Sue Mallam was destined to run a business in Mullumbimby.

‘A quick buck’

Did you know there is a fortune to be made in Federal? Forget Airbnb it is far too labour...

Creatives feature in Lismore plan

Creative industries, climate resilience, building more homes and supporting a flourishing food sector are all aspirations within a 15-year vision for Lismore.

Reece Byrnes re-elected as Tweed Deputy Mayor

With many many local councils are juggling the elections timetable owing to COVID-19 restrictions, and last night the Tweed Shire elected their Deputy Mayor.

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Scammers targeting Neighbourhood Centre users

At least two men have been loitering around the Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre touting a dodgy online course they claim will ‘help people get a qualification and improve their standard of living,’ according to the centre's manager.

Bitumen bandits spotted in Murwillumbah

NSW Fair Trading is again warning consumers and businesses on the northern rivers to be wary of anyone offering cheap bitumen work after reports about dodgy traders offering Murwillumbah residents bitumen 'left over from a highway job'.

Dodgy training courses target indigenous communities

Members of northern rivers Aboriginal communities have been lured into suspect training courses with the offer of ‘free’ iPads or laptops, according to Fair Trading commissioner Rod Stowe.

Conmen targeting northern rivers residents

Northern rivers residents are being urged to be on the lookout for dodgy conmen offering cheap bitumen and other trade-related work.

Bitumen bandits hit Kyogle

https://youtu.be/3K1MePV-8kY Consumers in Kyogle and surrounding areas are being warned about travelling conmen moving through the area selling bitumen services. NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe...

AVN’s charitable status withdrawn

The charitable status of the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network (formerly the Australian Vaccination Network – AVN) has been revoked following an investigation by the Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing.

Travelling conman could be heading north

An Irish conman who has been offering to do cheap line-marking in car parks in the Coffs Harbour region could be heading north after being reported to Fair Trading.

Fundies wins local biz award

Byron and Lismore wholefoods institution Fundies has won a small business award promoted by the Department of Fair Trading.

Mandatory mask

Mandatory mask wearing is not working. Supermarkets can’t seem to enforce this, unfortunately. If like me, you see a young couple with two children...

Mechanism of so much destructive economic policy re ‘la covida’, IMF

The IMF (US controlled, unelected) offered governments $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights, to buffer losses caused by economic suicide policies, which read like...

Police arrest 32 in protests across the state

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.

COVID update – sewage detection in East and South Lismore and Byron Bay

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.