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Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

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Government bullying and hidden agendas

Frank Ball, Tweed Heads The treatment of Christine Holgate while CEO of Australia Post is nothing short of scandalous. Not only...

An insult, Poppa

From what I can understand, Poppa Veet Mayo’s letter seems to imply that this latest COVID scare is a...

Poor Council drains

Kate Anderson, Mullumbimby In response to and support of Kerry Gray’s and Robin Gracie’s letters Echo 31 March). The McGoughans Lane...

Could pyrolysis help solve the plastics crisis?

Philippe Dupuy from the Lismore Environment Centre thinks there is a role for pyrolysis technology in dealing with the global plastic waste dilemma, with new technology making it possible to turn plastic waste into a useful resource.

MardiGrass is on and Nimbin is ready to roll

The recent cancellation of Bluesfest sent a shiver up the spine of MardiGrass host Michael Balderstone, as visions of the same fate awaiting the annual protest at Nimbin came too close for comfort.

Follow the buck$

JK Mckenna, Burringbar Give Fast Buck$ his own column in the paper. Let him speak. Let him be heard. Let’s also...

Stories about "Mullumbimby Hospital Action Group":

Mullumbimby: old hospital site

Caroline Bass, Mullumbimby Hospital Action Group (MHAG) Many of us over the past few months have been concerned to know how plans are progressing for...

Done for a dollar! Mullumbimby hospital site sold

Hazzard's hands are off! It has just been announced that the Mullumbimby hospital site has been offered to the Byron Shire council for $1 by the state government.

NSW Health withholds hospital docs

NSW Health bureaucrats have refused to release all documents relating to asbestos at the closed Mullumbimby hospital following calls from the Mullumbimby Hospital Action Group. Asbestos is known to be within one section of the hospital building, yet residents claim it is not a health threat as it is contained.

Govt should return appropriated hospital land: Greens

Greens Ballina MP Tamara Smith has described a state government offer giving Byron council 28 days to find the funds buy back the Mullumbimby Hospital site as ‘a cruel irony’.

Rally against plans to demolish Mullumbimby Hospital

Residents have been outraged to learn of plans by NSW government bureaucrats to demolish the Mullumbimby and District War Memorial Hospital and have organised a community rally for Sunday April 23 from 11am at the hospital site.

Now’s the time to save Mullumbimby hospital land

Dr Michael Pelmore, Ross Tucker & Bev Kliger for MHAG. The Mullumbimby Hospital Action Group (MHAG) an informal committee comprising local residents aims to ensure the future [community] use of the current Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Aged-care uses urged for Mullumbimby Hospital land

Byron Shire Council is set to urge the state government to consider using the Mullumbimby Hospital land for aged-care facilities, services and housing once the hospital is decommissioned next year.

Mullum hospital site and its future

Olive Mallory, Mullumbimby Creek. I would like to express my appreciation for the efforts of the committee members of the Mullumbimby Hospital Action Group.

Mullumbimby rallies to keep hospital site in community hands

NSW health authorities have been accused of an illegal land grab of the Mullumbimby Hospital site which will be vacated early next year once the new Byron Central Hospital is commissioned.

Simon Richardson steps down as Byron Shire Mayor

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.

Pay parking for Lennox Head?

Yesterday's Ballina Shire Council meeting saw councillors raise the spectre of paid parking at Lennox Head, and possibly elsewhere in the shire.

They will not be forgotten…

In the wake of the pandemic restrictions, ANZAC Day will be commemorated in a COVID safe fashion and some areas will ask residents to...

East Ballina Lions desperately needs new members

East Ballina Lions Club has given over thirty years of service to numerous community programs and initiatives, but if it doesn't get more members soon, it will have to close.