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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...

LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF IN LOCKDOWN – FREE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF IN LOCKDOWN – FREE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

As the lockdown in the Northern Rivers continues and we face difficulties on our QLD border, the fatigue of this is setting in and it is important that people are making time to look after themselves.   It is ok to not be ok, to be lacking motivation, to be...

NEW REMOTE WITNESS ROOMS FOR LISMORE AND BYRON BAY COURTHOUSES

NEW REMOTE WITNESS ROOMS FOR LISMORE AND BYRON BAY COURTHOUSES

Domestic violence complainants and other vulnerable witnesses will have the opportunity to give evidence more comfortably in court thanks to a new remote witness room to be built at both Lismore and Byron Bay courthouses.   Local Nationals Member of the...

NEW SHADES OF GREEN AT LISMORE WORKERS SPORTS BOWLS CLUB

NEW SHADES OF GREEN AT LISMORE WORKERS SPORTS BOWLS CLUB

Lismore Workers Sports Bowls Club is receiving $311,700 from the NSW Government to install a new synthetic needle punched mat and construct a retractable shade cover over the bowling green.   The Regional Sport Facilities Fund is helping local organisations...

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