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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.
Balancing the needs of a diverse community is always a challenge but it is one that owners of the Eltham Hotel Matt Rabbidge and Luke Sullivan, just 15 minutes from Lismore, are determined to do following complaints about loud music at the pub.
Ballina Shire’s balloon ban is to stay in place after a failed attempt by at least one conservative councillor to weaken rules aimed at protecting wildlife and reducing litter.