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Comment: There is good cause to question why the liquor-licensing authority continues to allow just five or six late trading premises and the powerful AHA to be calling all the shots to the exclusion and ignorance of alternative and legitimate community views.
A parliamentary committee hearing in Byron Bay yesterday looking into ways to reduce alcohol abuse by young people was told that more police, better lighting in the CBD, public transport and a cap on liquor licences would help stem the problem.
New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.
There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.
The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.
Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.