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The current site selected by Tweed Shire Council staff for the relocation of the Murwillumbah SES to Bray Park have raised concerns of some councillors due to the impact on local native vegetation including threatened species.
When living on a floodplain local councils try to provide a range of protections to residents and businesses but the latest simulation of an extreme flood event in Murwillumbah is a salient reminder of the power of nature.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten yesterday visited businesses in Murwillumbah to hear about recovery efforts a year on from the devastating floods which impacted heavily on Tweed, Byron and Lismore shires.
Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.