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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...

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...

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