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Byron Shire Council has voted to support big changes to the way complaints against councillors are handled in NSW.
Last night in yet another massive four-and-a-half-hour, to-be-continued Lismore City Council meeting, Councillors debated the merits of the government-imposed Lismore Local Planning Panel and voted to fail to constitute the Planning Panel.
Item 16.1 on Lismore Council’s July meeting agenda turned into a show stopper on Tuesday evening at Goonellabah, as councillors discussed $20,000,000, and what they’d have to do to get it. It emerged that a crucial document relating to Lismore's future had been signed by General Manager John Walker with no discussion. Was this administration by stealth?
New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.
There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.
The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.
Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.