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Lismore mayor Isaac Smith has welcomed the announcement of $8.2 million from the NSW Government for flood mitigation works, saying it could bolster renewed business growth.
Labor's Lismore candidate, Janelle Saffin, queries why her National Party counterpart is ‘petitioning the government for flood funding’ even as it is slashing available funds.
This week marks six months since the Northern Rivers was devastated by Cyclone Debbie and the floods, and the recovery process is still continuing. Now a survey has been launched to find out how people are doing.
A South Lismore trucking business lost three fully loaded trucks during the March flood because a policeman refused to remove a barrier blocking their escape from rising flood-waters, despite the road to higher ground being clear. The trucking company's story is highlighted in a review of the flood response prepared by Lismore citizens.
In an eventful day for Byron Shire Council, pot-stirrer Fast Buck$ was ejected from the council chambers yesterday and later Cr Simon Richardson announced that he will be stepping down as mayor from the end of next week.