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Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

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10pm Monday – update of COVID venues of concern

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region.

Local mum features in documentary about the impacts and possible solutions around suicide

Murwillumbah mum Ursula has lived every parents worst nightmare – her child, at the age of just 17, took his own life – and a lot of time and energy, questions and conjecture and finger-pointing can rumble around this, but at the end of the day Ursula’s precious boy is gone and he’s not coming back.

Long COVID and the science, so far…

Increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates as quickly as possible is currently a major focus for Australia.

Lismore LGA to re-enter Queensland border bubble

Now that Lismore LGA is out of lockdown, the number of acceptable reasons for residents to cross the border into Queensland has increased.

Kingscliff and Casuarina among new venues of concern

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region. There have also been positive detection of COVID fragments at Ballina and Wardell sewage treatment plants.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

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Labor and its carbon scheme myth

Dave Lisle, Mullumbimby. History, according to Napoleon Bonaparte, is a myth that we decide to agree upon. Paul Spooner’s letter last week, which uses the localisation agenda to bash the Greens, is a good example of how myths become accepted history.

Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

The number of Byron 'venues of concern' associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has increased.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that should be the end of...