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Staff and supporters of the Lismore and Children’s Refuge rallied outside their local MP’s office yesterday, hoping for a stay of execution. The refuge, which has been providing crisis accommodation for more than 30 years, is in danger of closing.
The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.
Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street.