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LOCAL JOBS TO SUPPORT BRUNSWICK HEADS HARBOUR UPGRADE

Boat berths in Brunswick Heads are in line for a $2.8 million upgrade as part of the NSW Government’s maritime stimulus commitment.   Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the stimulus funding would enable work to improve access and...

Major Milestone for Regional Seniors Travel Card in Northern Rivers

Major Milestone for Regional Seniors Travel Card in Northern Rivers

Just three weeks after applications for the Regional Seniors Travel Card opened, thousands of Northern Rivers residents have applied and will soon be benefitting from their new card.   This comes as the popular initiative has already reached more than 100,000...

$500,000 Funding Boost for Ballina

$500,000 Funding Boost for Ballina

The NSW Government announced over half a million dollars in funding for the Ballina region as well as the official certification of Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Lake Ainsworth.   Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said...

THE SHOW WILL GO ON – ALMOST $100,000 FOR ALSTONVILLE SHOW SOCEITY

THE SHOW WILL GO ON – ALMOST $100,000 FOR ALSTONVILLE SHOW SOCEITY

After a tough year for the local community, the Alstonville Show Society is set to help on the path to recovery thanks to $97,746 in funding from the NSW Government through the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund.   This support will provide a much-needed boost to the...

A NEW ROAD TO RECOVERY FOR VETERANS IN NORTHERN RIVERS

A NEW ROAD TO RECOVERY FOR VETERANS IN NORTHERN RIVERS

A new pilot program will support veterans and emergency service workers living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) outside of hospital and acute medical settings thanks to a $300,000 grant from the NSW Government.  ...

LIVE MUSIC GIGS COMING TO THE NORTHERN RIVERS

LIVE MUSIC GIGS COMING TO THE NORTHERN RIVERS

Local pubs, clubs and live music venues are set to host some of Australia’s biggest music artists before the end of the year to help kick-start the entertainment industry after COVID-19 closures.   Great Southern Nights is an initiative by the NSW Government in...

BALLINA AND LISMORE ELECTORATES WELCOME 10 NEW FIREFIGHTERS

BALLINA AND LISMORE ELECTORATES WELCOME 10 NEW FIREFIGHTERS

Fire Stations across the Northern Rivers will welcome new firefighters with the latest recruits graduating from the Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Emergency Services Academy at Orchard Hills.   Alstonville and Tenterfield stations will each see three new recruits,...

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