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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.

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NSW Greens MP defends Nats smear

NSW MP Tamara Smith (Greens) has defended a political post on Facebook by Nationals candidate Josh Booyens. Booyens claims Smith...

Election 2023 – Tweed: Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald is running for the seat of Tweed on behalf of the Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption. The key element to their campaign is to reduce immigration to Australia from 200,000 back to 70,000 per annum. 

Interview with Southern Avenue’s Tierinii Jackson

Abounding with musical creativity, confident songcraft, and deeply felt emotion, Southern Avenue marries soul power and jam band liberation with gospel, blues and righteous R&B to craft their own timeless brand of American music. Seven spoke to Southern Avenue’s Tierinii Jackson last week, in late winter Memphis, Tennessee…

Harmony Week – Global Beats

On Saturday 25 March 2023, Byron Multicultural will celebrate Harmony Week 2023 with Global Beats Byron Bay – World Music Lantern Parade; a stellar lineup of music, dance and rhythms.

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. 

Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house

The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.

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Tweed Shire Council election counting continues with final results on Tuesday

The final outcome of the Tweed Shire elections will be announced on Tuesday 21 December at 11am at Seagulls where the final result will be calculated.

Tweed Mayor Katie Milne steps down – elections today for new Mayor and Deputy Mayor

This afternoon Tweed Shire Council will be electing a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Current Mayor Katie Milne will not be seeking reelection to the role.

Tweed and its wildlife corridors

Kaye Sharples, Tweed Heads (candidate Tweed Shire election). Our group attended last Saturday’s workshop on Linking Landscapes to Wildlife Corridors at Murwillumbah Civic Centre. 

Ecologist David Milledge gave a most impressive presentation about his work in this vital area for the Lismore City Council, something that Tweed shire needs to follow.

Tweed council poll in limbo after death of candidate

The Tweed Shire Council election due on September 10 is in limbo and set to be postponed after the sudden death of a Kingscliff candidate yesterday (Saturday).

Tweed’s anti-CSG ‘dynamic duo’ set sights on council

Tweed couple Michael and Julie McNamara, two of the strongest campaigners who helped see off the threat of coal seam gas from the northern rivers, have turned their sights on their local council.

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.

Tamara Smith returned to Ballina’s Greens seat

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

A local advocate wants to tear down the myths about dingoes, and stop their treatment as wild dogs, which she says they are not.