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Interim Lismore GM John Walker withdraws application for GM

Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg has announced today that the current General Manager (GM) of Lismore City Council has withdrawn...

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A festival for film BUFFs

Building upon last year’s electric event, the Byron Underground Film Festival (BUFF) returns to shake things up, expand the...

Editorial – Getting recovery right

The recognition of loss and damage at COP27 is a cause for celebration by those countries, especially developing countries, already experiencing the impacts of climate change.

Woman charged following house fire – Murwillumbah

A woman will face court today charged following a house fire in Murwillumbah.

Inaugural Kingscliff Public School Art Show success

A great night was had by all at the inaugural art show for Kingscliff Primary last Friday. All the students submitted work to the exhibition alongside art by local Bundjalung artist Steven Bekue.

New research collaboration aiming to flood-proof our future

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) and Southern Cross University, are collaborating on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to inform and shape the future of Northern Rivers communities following the February and March 2022 floods.

Ballina council staff call for waste reduction project funding

Ballina Shire Council staff have drafted a new policy allowing for the funding of new projects tackling waste reduction in the shire.

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Things to do in Local Government Week

Next week is Local Government Week in Australia and Tweed Council are wanting to spread the message: 'We’re part of your everyday'.

Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Nimbin boil water alert lifted – remains for rural water supply

The Boil Water Alert for the village of Nimbin has been lifted, effective immediately – but remains in place for rural users. 

The politics of climate are a changin’ 

When Tony Abbott won the Liberal Party leadership in 2009, he said the politics of climate had changed. He was referring to soaring electricity prices and his belief that blaming these price hikes on the Rudd government’s proposed climate change commitments would bring him electoral success. 

Unsealed roads left off govt road audit

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation say one of the biggest road surveys in regional NSW is now underway – Yet unsealed roads have not been included in the audit.