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MORE NORTHERN RIVERS SENIORS GET MOVING WITH TRAVEL CARD

MORE NORTHERN RIVERS SENIORS GET MOVING WITH TRAVEL CARD

Eligible local seniors can now apply for the 2022 NSW Regional Seniors Travel Card, which will see them receive $250 to help with everyday travel costs.   Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the popular initiative, which has seen...

MAJOR PROJECT BEGINS AT GOONELLABAH INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

MAJOR PROJECT BEGINS AT GOONELLABAH INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

  Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan joined Lismore City Council today to turn the first sod on the Lismore Employment Lands Project which will expand the Goonellabah Industrial Precinct.  ...

ACTIVE TRANSPORT GRANT GETS LISMORE MOVING

ACTIVE TRANSPORT GRANT GETS LISMORE MOVING

Pedestrians in Lismore are enjoying safer travel around the Bruxner Highway (Ballina Road) with Local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin joining Lismore City Council and local residents today to open a new one-kilometre shared pathway. Mr Franklin said the NSW Government is...

NEW DINE & DISCOVER VOUCHERS COMING SOON

NEW DINE & DISCOVER VOUCHERS COMING SOON

NSW residents will have two more reasons to celebrate catching up with friends and family this summer with additional Dine & Discover vouchers becoming available.   All NSW residents over the age of 18 will receive one more ‘Dine’ and one more ‘Discover’...

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO CELEBRATE NSW HERITAGE

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO CELEBRATE NSW HERITAGE

Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin has today put out a call to the community to nominate local places and personalities that deserve to have their heritage value recognised.   The Blue Plaque program is inspired by the UK model that...

SAFER TRAVEL ON BRUXNER HIGHWAY WEST OF LISMORE

SAFER TRAVEL ON BRUXNER HIGHWAY WEST OF LISMORE

  Motorists will soon be enjoying safer travel on the Bruxner Highway with work starting next week to upgrade a section of road about seven kilometres west of Lismore. Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the NSW Government is...

GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS RETURNS TO REGIONAL NSW IN 2022

GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS RETURNS TO REGIONAL NSW IN 2022

The NSW Government is amping up the State’s live music scene once again with the return of Great Southern Nights in March and April 2022. ARIA-award winning indie pop artist Amy Shark and Yolngu rapper Baker Boy join Jessica Mauboy, Jimmy Barnes, Missy Higgins and...

BEN FRANKLIN WELCOMES RETURN OF THE BORDER BUBBLE

BEN FRANKLIN WELCOMES RETURN OF THE BORDER BUBBLE

Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin has welcomed news that the border bubble will be reinstated from 1am Monday 13 September, and the return to normal life this will provide to local residents. Mr Franklin said the 12 Local Government Areas...

REGIONAL LOCKDOWN EXTENDS BUT END HOPEFULLY IN SIGHT

REGIONAL LOCKDOWN EXTENDS BUT END HOPEFULLY IN SIGHT

Northern Rivers Nationals MLC Ben Franklin made the following statement after today’s announcement of the extended lockdown:   “Like all residents in the Northern Rivers (and regional NSW) I’m disappointed that the statewide lock down will continue for another...

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