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MP Saffin clarifies claims around flood recovery

The office of Lismore Labor MP, Janelle Saffin, has made the claim that ‘No government, state or federal, has cut the funding promised for Resilient Homes and Resilient Land programs’ for 2022 flood recovery – see letters page 11.

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New doco explores ‘God molecule’ found in toads

Are you ready to explore the secrets of the universe through the use of the most powerful psychedelic known to humankind?

Renewed?

The latest information supplied from Byron Shire’s Water and Recycling on future operational plans contains the term ‘renew’ numerous...

MP Saffin clarifies claims around flood recovery

The office of Lismore Labor MP, Janelle Saffin, has made the claim that ‘No government, state or federal, has cut the funding promised for Resilient Homes and Resilient Land programs’ for 2022 flood recovery – see letters page 11.

Terania Street to get ‘calming’ roadworks

Repair work on Lismore’s Terania Street is to start soon, in time for it reopen end of June, after an overweight vehicle hit the over-rail-road bridge earlier this year.

Cartoon of the week – 22 May, 2024

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Nearly 700 new EV stations for NSW

Nearly 700 new public kerbside electric vehicle charging stations are to be installed across NSW, in what the government says is the largest rollout in the country.

Stories about "Wind farms":

ARENA tender suggests solar PV costs to fall below $A100/MWh

Hybrid projects that include both solar and wind and other energy technologies feature among the 22 projects shortlisted for a total of $100 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, writes Giles Parkinson.

New wind farm will power the country with clean energy

Andrew Bray, national coordinator, Australian Wind Alliance. The Australian Wind Alliance has welcomed approval of a new wind farm project in South Australia, which will help the nation achieve its goal of generating 23 per cent of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020.

PM tilting at windmills, again

Harald Ehrlich, Suffolk Park. I don’t understand our Don Quixote Prime Minister. Why doesn’t he like windmills? They have been around much longer than the coal fired power stations.

Coalition’s war on wind power ‘on even shakier ground’

The NSW government has been called on to withdraw its planning guidelines for wind farms after a report this week by respected Australian health researchers found no evidence that wind turbines impacted on health.

Study finds no link between wind farms and health effects

A new report has found what many already knew: no reliable link between wind farms and health effects.

Ballina council to send damning Richmond River report to ministers

A majority of Ballina Shire Councillors has voted to send a damning report on the Richmond River catchment to relevant state and federal ministers.

Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents take stock of their kitchen...

Live animal export

For well over 20 years, the government has been promising to stamp out the horrendous cruelty and abuses fundamental to the live export of...

Reconstruction Authority review submissions deadline extended

The closing date for submissions to a statutory review into the NSW Reconstruction Authority Act 2022 has been extended until Monday, 17 June.