Home Tags The Orangutan Project
Janelle Saffin holds the seat of Lismore
Janelle Saffin is in the lead for the seat of Lismore after yesterday's state election. Although preroll and postal votes are yet to be counted, it’s hard to imagine Saffin’s position changing.
Over $61 million to fix flood damaged roads in Tweed
As the flood 2022 bills come rolling in for Tweed Shire Council (TSC) it has become apparent that almost half of the $125 million total repair bill will be spent on repairing landslides that have impacted access routes.
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Swimming champs Sydney bound for finals
Congratulations to Wilsons Creek Public School students Ruby, Eddie, Goldie and Ayla, who have made it to the state swimming finals, to be held in Sydney at the end of the term.
Lismore candidate Alex Rubin
With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.
Saffin MP’s community election commitments
Sitting Member for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, has announced election commitments aimed at what she says is making local communities safer, keeping public schools open, protecting our natural environment, and removing a costly regulation from one local government area.
Free Julian Assange rally in Lismore
Supporters of Julian Assange gathered outside Lismore Baths on Saturday, the 20th Anniversary of the Iraq war, to add their voice to those who would see the journalist free.
Stories about "The Orangutan Project":
Lismore woman a champion for orangutans
A Lismore resident has been recognised for her ten years of volunteering to raise the plight of orangutans and their fight for survival.
Forestry-lease buyout to help Sumatran wildlife
Wildlife protection bodies in Australia and abroad have secured the management rights for two forestry concession blocks adjacent to the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia.
NSW state election
Will Provest win the Tweed seat over Elliot?
It appears that Tweed MP Geoff Provest will retain the seat of Tweed but there are still plenty of votes to be counted.
NSW state election
Tamara Smith returned to Ballina’s Greens seat
Eve Jeffery - 0
Last night a packed Suffolk Park Hotel exploded with cheers at around 8pm when the ABC broadcast computer popped up a Green result for Ballina and the return of Tamara Smith to the seat she has held for the last eight years.
Rosebank’s Rainbow Temple referred to the Land & Environment Court
Lismore City Council say they have referred the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank to the Land & Environment Court after the owner repeatedly declined to submit a Development Application and associated documentation for the development.
Solé’s on a mission to help local dingoes
Eve Jeffery - 1
A local advocate wants to tear down the myths about dingoes, and stop their treatment as wild dogs, which she says they are not.