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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.
Election 2023: Crystal ball gazing and hot tips
In a tight election, with many predicting a hung parliament, all eyes are on Sydney seats to see if any Teals can wrest seats from Liberals – and can Labor regain an inner Sydney seat from the Greens?
Adam’s second bite at the Lismore apple
The Greens candidate for the seat of Lismore, Adam Guise has run this race once before in 2015, where he gained a notable swing toward the Greens in the primary vote.
MP supports controversial AUKUS deal
Despite former Labor prime minister, Paul Keating, calling the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal the ‘worst international decision’ by a Labor government in more than 100 years, local federal Labor MP, Justine Elliot is promoting the massive increase in military spending as good for the ‘national interest’.
Main Arm road works update
Further to last week’s Echo newspaper story Main Arm Road repairs grant unsuccessful, Council’s General Manager, Mark Arnold, told...
Cleaning up the Richmond River
Like many who have suffered in the floods the Richmond River estuary is still feeling the weight of last year's floods.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
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Interim Lismore GM John Walker withdraws application for GM
Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg has announced today that the current General Manager (GM) of Lismore City Council has withdrawn his application to become the...
Have your say on housing and growth
Lismore City Council is seeking community feedback on two draft plans intended to guide the location and type of housing to support recovery in coming decades.
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
Eve Jeffery - 7
A local advocate wants to tear down the myths about dingoes, and stop their treatment as wild dogs, which she says they are not.