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Janelle Saffin holds the seat of Lismore
Janelle Saffin is in the lead for the seat of Lismore after yesterday's state election. Although preroll and postal votes are yet to be counted, it’s hard to imagine Saffin’s position changing.
Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Vape Culture
Tobacco companies are in your home and in your school. They are quite possibly in your kid’s school bag. They have their sights set on your children; your precious kids are their future. They need to groom your babies into addiction so that their shareholders can continue to suck in their grubby toxic profits. The lips of the tobacco industry are on the soft fleshy cheeks of your babies and they are sucking hard. They are vaping the life out of your kids.
Brunswick Heads off-ramp blocked at Gulgan Road by rolled B-double – driver dies at scene
Live Traffic reports that the M1 Pacific Motorway at Gulgan Road off-ramp at Brunswick Heads has been blocked since 6.10am this morning by a crash involving a B-Double where there has been a person trapped.
Nicola Levi supports a ban on mining in the Clarence
Independent Nicola Levi supports banning mining in The Clarance catchment and does not support a thermal waste incinerator at...
We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
Geoff Provest talks SSF and hosptials in Tweed
A key issue in the seat of Tweed is around the preservation of State Significant Farmland that is currently under threat from developers like those behind the 'Cudgen Connection' development proposed for the site next to the current Tweed Valley Hospital.
Seat of Lismore has 1,000 new constituents after Electoral Commission redistribution
There are about 1,000 new constituents in the Byron Shire hinterland who at this Saturday’s election come into the Electorate of Lismore because of a NSW Electoral Commission redistribution.
Stories about "flood reconstruction":
NSW Labor to stop floodplain development if elected
With the NSW Liberal-Nationals government still allowing developments on floodplains, NSW Labor candidate Andrew Broadley told The Echo ‘Labor would not allow new housing for anyone to be developed in the floodplain’.
NSW state election
Will Provest win the Tweed seat over Elliot?
It appears that Tweed MP Geoff Provest will retain the seat of Tweed but there are still plenty of votes to be counted.
NSW state election
Tamara Smith returned to Ballina’s Greens seat
Eve Jeffery - 5
Last night a packed Suffolk Park Hotel exploded with cheers at around 8pm when the ABC broadcast computer popped up a Green result for Ballina and the return of Tamara Smith to the seat she has held for the last eight years.
Rosebank’s Rainbow Temple referred to the Land & Environment Court
Lismore City Council say they have referred the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank to the Land & Environment Court after the owner repeatedly declined to submit a Development Application and associated documentation for the development.
Solé’s on a mission to help local dingoes
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A local advocate wants to tear down the myths about dingoes, and stop their treatment as wild dogs, which she says they are not.