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Ballina Shire Council prepares affordable housing strategy, state and fed govts accused of ignoring elephant in room
In the wake of yet more record-breaking real estate price growth on the Northern Rivers earlier this month, Ballina Shire Councilor Ben Smith says state and federal politicians have failed to take on the elephant in the room.
A new ‘Agritourism’ policy proposed by the State Government will compromise regionally significant farming and food production by stealth, Byron Council says.
Independent Byron Shire Councillor Cate Coorey won approval from fellow councillors last week for a new reporting regime she says will offer clarification on dwellings approved in the shire.
A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.
Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.
Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor.
Labor is calling for the NSW Liberal-National party led government to provide $45 million COVID-19 grant program for the North Coast while the Master Builders Association (MBA) is calling for the Queensland Premier to come to the negotiation table.
A large-scale disability seniors housing proposal for 338 dwellings on isolated farmland on Rifle Range Road, Bangalow has been secretly knocked back but senior Byron Shire Council staff have called on the state government to change the process under which is was considered.
The Bruns Eco Village is an ambitious plan to establish a living space that encompasses lush rural living, shared communal assets, off-grid power, a working farm, school, aquatic centre, conference/wellness/community centres and a light commercial/industrial area.
Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.
The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?
Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.