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NEW HOMES TO ALLEVIATE HOUSING STRESS IN LISMORE

NEW HOMES TO ALLEVIATE HOUSING STRESS IN LISMORE

30 new social and affordable homes will be built in the heart of Lismore thanks to a partnership between the NSW Government and North Coast Community Housing.   Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the $8.5 million project would...

NORTHERN RIVERS MLC DISGUSTED BY ROUS COUNTY COUNCIL DECISION

NORTHERN RIVERS MLC DISGUSTED BY ROUS COUNTY COUNCIL DECISION

Local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin today added his voice to the growing chorus of dissatisfaction with the recent decision of Rous County Council to exclude Dunoon Dam from consideration in its Future Water Project 2060 plan.   “For something as important as our...

WARDELL SIGN SENDS TOURIST DOLLARS TO TOWN

WARDELL SIGN SENDS TOURIST DOLLARS TO TOWN

Motorists enjoying smoother and safer journeys along the upgraded Pacific Highway are being encouraged to visit some of the bypassed towns, with the latest sign installed at Wardell showing the services and tourist attractions the North Coast town has to offer.  ...

$400,000 TO HELP SAVE WILDLIFE IN CRISIS

$400,000 TO HELP SAVE WILDLIFE IN CRISIS

The Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital has received $401,500 from the Commonwealth and NSW Governments to construct accommodation and training facilities for emergency wildlife veterinarians, vet nurses, volunteers and carers.   The funding is from the Bushfire Local...

JUMPING FOR JOY: NEW SPACE AND MORE FUNDING FOR SPAGHETTI CIRCUS

JUMPING FOR JOY: NEW SPACE AND MORE FUNDING FOR SPAGHETTI CIRCUS

A new-look ‘Spaghetti Shed’ is now a reality with the renovated space officially opening at Mullumbimby Showground. The Showground received $236,600 in funding from the NSW Government Showground Stimulus Package to renovate an existing pavilion and adjoining food hall...

NEW WELLBEING NURSES FOR FOUR NORTHERN RIVERS SCHOOLS

NEW WELLBEING NURSES FOR FOUR NORTHERN RIVERS SCHOOLS

The Rivers Secondary College (Richmond River High Campus), Lismore South Public School, Ballina Coast High School and Cabbage Tree Island Public School are among the first in NSW to welcome a highly trained School Wellbeing Nurse thanks to NSW Government funding which...

OLD TABULAM BRIDGE REPURPOSED INTO COMMUNITY

OLD TABULAM BRIDGE REPURPOSED INTO COMMUNITY

Timber from the old Tabulam Bridge is being repurposed by local community groups, as final touches on its $48 million replacement bridge are being laid.   Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said with the new Clarence River crossing on the Bruxner...

$7.5 million cash splash for Kyogle

$7.5 million cash splash for Kyogle

The Federal and State Government have today announced $7.5 million combined funding for important projects in the Kyogle Shire.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the projects will boost economic recovery and create jobs in our community.   “$6 million will be...

FUNDING SCOUTED OUT IN THE NORTHERN RIVERS

FUNDING SCOUTED OUT IN THE NORTHERN RIVERS

The NSW Government has allocated $66,000 towards the upgrading of Scouts NSW facilities at Brunswick Heads, Lennox Head and Ballina. Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the funding was part of $7.75 million being provided, under the...

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