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NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

Veteran big band sounds coming to Ballina

The Royal Australian Navy Veterans Band is coming to Ballina RSL on Thursday, with a concert raising funds for the Northern Rivers Flood Relief Fund, by donation. They will be joined by the Royal Australian Navy Band, from Sydney, for what will be a big sound in a great cause.

More Blacks, More Dogs, More Irish 

Having lived in so-called ‘Australia’ for a decade, Irish born singer-songwriter, Áine Tyrrell, rewrites what is imaginable every step of the...

Kids Big Day Out at the Byron Writers Festival 2022

If you are a kid, or you know a kid who loves books, reading and creativity, then Byron Writers Festival’s ‘Kids Big Day Out’ on Sunday 28 August is the ultimate event for you!

Mental health explored at Ballina symposium

250 people attended the first free Community Mental Health Symposium last Thursday at Ballina RSL, with a range of expert speakers from various organisations explaining the dimensions of the problem and how best to move forward.

The solution is absolute transparency

Heilpern's great comparison (20 July) of wars in Ukraine and Iraq, illustrates the USA and all participants commit great...

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Ocean Shores DA seeking increase in units riles neighbours

In 2020 Adam Mangleson from Chincogan Real Estate applied to develop the 1,075m2 site at 8 Kumbellin Glen, Ocean Shores, with seven units. This drew around 20 objections from local residents who said that this was an overdevelopment of the site, which is in a low-density zoned area. 

Tweed leads charge on changing deemed refusal timeframe to 120 days for DAs

The Tweed Shire Council currently has over 400 development applications (DA) to process and are unable to meet the 40-day determination period. This is not a new story for many of the local councils up and down the east coast of NSW.

Tweed Council calls on State gov to assist flood victims needing to rebuild

It is one thing to be impacted by the floods and loseg your home it is another experience entirely trying to navigate the complexities of planning laws as you seek to rebuild and get your life back on track. 

Lismore residents alarmed by subdivision DA adjoining Wilson Nature Reserve

A proposal for twelve new lots in the buffer zone between Wilson Nature Reserve and existing houses on City View Drive, East Lismore, has local residents worried.

Another Lennox DA sails through Ballina Council

More houses, less trees. That was the unsurprising outcome at the last Ballina Council meeting for the DA proposed for 180-190 North Creek Road, Lennox Head.

DAs, balloons, water and noise on agenda at Ballina

The latest Ballina Shire Council meeting was an epic affair with a few fireworks and no lunch break.

Revised DA for Reservoir Hill site at Lennox

A revised version of the development application for a choice location at 20 North Creek Road in Lennox Head has been submitted to Ballina Shire Council.

Byron Council’s residential building approvals set to be highest since 2001

Byron Shire Council looks set to exceed last year’s residential building approvals, with 169 approvals given in the July–March period of the financial year so far.

OS residents angered by developer’s DA

Neighbours around Bian Crt and Warrambool Road in South Ocean Shores are calling for staff and councillors to reject outright a DA for the consolidation of three large residential lots and eight townhouses.

Byron Bay developer clarifies four-storey DA

The developer of a high density development proposed for the corner block at the southern end of Jonson Street says that the proposed height of his development ‘complies with the current limit of 11.5 metres.’

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Byron’s Fletcher St welcomes new members

Fletcher Street Cottage has welcomed the arrival of three new community support workers to help the growing number of locals facing the challenges of homelessness.

Byron’s Mayor Lyon defends Mullum pod fiasco

Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street. 

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips. And as far as I...