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State gov’t services failing to keep up with regional population growth, says independent Ballina councillor

Cr Cadwallader told The Echo on Thursday she’d be asking council staff to pursue the matter of policing resources in the shire after last month winning majority council support to pressure the government on the future of Lennox Head Public School.

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West Ballina and Chinderah casual contact COVID locations

Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 have transited through the Northern Rivers this week with casual contact sites at both West Ballina and Chinderah.

Next disaster

I am impelled to bring to your attention the next environmental disaster. We’ve had plastic bottles, single use plastic...

More than 8,000 free meals given away in Ballina lockdown

Around 8,000 free meals were given to a dramatically increased number of people needing them in Ballina over the lockdown period starting 9 August.

No jab, no jive?

No jab, no jive if you want to go to a festival, what the? This is blackmail by the...

Bangalow’s modern baker

S Haslam Being a baker in a modern town like Bangalow these days involves a lot more than getting up...

Thank you Mayor Lyon

Thank you, Mayor Lyon for highlighting the risks in having visiting film crew, real estate speculators and the like...

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NSW councils to receive $395m stimulus package from govt

NSW councils are set to receive a $395m economic stimulus package from the state government, in an effort ‘to save local jobs and support communities to recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19’.

How are NSW councils doing?

An independent body that audits NSW government departments released its assessment of the state’s 134 councils, and 11 joint organisations, on Friday.

Should developers be banned from becoming a councillor?

NSW Labor have proposed ‘laws to ban property developers and real estate agents being elected to NSW councils – in time for the forthcoming Local government elections’.

Insurer warns councils over use of Roundup

Recent findings by the World Health Organisation (WHO) into the key ingredient in world’s top selling chemical weed killer, Roundup, has been supported by the NSW councils’ insurer.

Update: Lismore going into lockdown at 6pm

Lismore local government area (LGA) is going into lockdown for seven days from 6pm tonight following a positive case of COVID-19 in Goonellabah yesterday.

Is all cannabis the same? How do its variations impact us?

Are you interested in learning more about the cannabinoids you use? Researchers from Monash University are asking both smokers and non-smokers to help research the variety of cannabinoids and their impacts.

COVID venues of concern at Evans Head and Lismore

Three new venues of concern have been added to the list of COVID-19 venues of concern following a student at Goonellabah Public School testing...

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