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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.
Ballina independent booed over domestic violence survivor-blaming
The independent candidate for the seat of Ballina has attracted condemnation for comments he made over domestic violence at a public forum last week.
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Political cosplay for fun and profit
Costume play is not just for Trekkies and Disney fans. If you want to get anywhere in Australian politics, cosplay needs to become a vital part of your skillset.
A bonanza for developers and land bankers?
The NSW Planning Rezoning Pathways Program will service the current agendas of developers and land bankers throughout Tweed Shire, particularly the State Significant Farmlands of Cudgen Plateau.
NSW Greens MP defends Nats smear
NSW MP Tamara Smith (Greens) has defended a political post on Facebook by Nationals candidate Josh Booyens. Booyens claims Smith...
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...
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Ending dissent: jail time for peaceful protests
Actions that could harm the ‘reputation’ of the government on matters political, ecological or economic can now be prosecuted as serious national security offences.
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
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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.