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Lismore News | New sandstone safety barriers installed at The Quad

January 21st, 2020
New sandstone safety barriers installed at The Quad Stylish sandstone barriers that double as seats have replaced the temporary orange crash barriers at the popular Lismore Quad. The orange barriers were installed as a temporary measure in October after two cars separately jumped the curb and drove across The Quad, L

South Lismore flood mitigation works underway

September 27th, 2019
South Lismore flood mitigation works underway Work on the South Lismore Flood Mitigation Works Project is likely to commence in the next couple of weeks with SEE Civil recently appointed the principal contractor to undertake bulk earthworks. The $8.2 million project funded by the NSW Government involves diverti

THOMAS GEORGE COMMUNITY CHASING DOWN YELLOW CRAZY ANTS

February 21st, 2019
COMMUNITY CHASING DOWN YELLOW CRAZY ANTS A surveillance blitz will kick off across the Lismore Local Government Area this weekend, with over 600 random inspections by NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) staff to determine the extent of yellow crazy ants (YCA). YCA were first detected in central Lismore in May

LISMORE NEWS Council begs residents to stop dumping on local charities

January 23rd, 2019
Council begs residents to stop dumping on local charities Lismore City Council is appealing to the community to stop dumping unwanted items outside charity shops. Environmental Compliance Officer Stuart Thomson said the problem was so bad at one CBD location over the Christmas break that motorists could not drive alon

THOMAS GEORGE MP $162,337 HELPS BUILD A STRONGER LISMORE

November 28th, 2018
$162,337 HELPS BUILD A STRONGER LISMORE Ten projects in Lismore have today secured $162,337 in funding for projects through the NSW Government’s 2018 Community Building Partnership Program. Member for Lismore, Thomas George said the State Government funds will support the great work of the North Coast National A

Proud to see local students acting on climate change

November 28th, 2018
Proud to see local students acting on climate change Students planning to participate in a national school strike this Friday calling for emergency action on climate change should ignore the Prime Minister’s patronising speech on the matter, said Member for Ballina Tamara Smith. “The idea that schools and stude

EXTREME GREENS NO FRIEND OF THE FARMER

November 27th, 2018
EXTREME GREENS NO FRIEND OF THE FARMER Nationals Candidate for Lismore Austin Curtin has criticised the Greens after they once again supported comments condemning the cattle industry. The Greens candidate for Page recently posted on social media that “cattle don’t belong on this land and the cost of supporting

Whooping Cough trending upwards

November 27th, 2018
Whooping Cough trending upwards NSW Health is urging all pregnant women and new parents to be aware of the symptoms of whooping cough and to ensure they and their children are vaccinated on time. Despite almost 95 per cent of infants in NSW now vaccinated against the disease, outbreaks still occur every three to fo

Kevin Hogan MP Regional University hub for students

November 12th, 2018
Regional University hub for students The Federal Government’s funding of a Regional Study Hub in the Clarence Valley is a major win for students and the local community, Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. Mr Hogan said the Government was providing $880,000 to support Country Universities Centre, Clarence Valley e

Lismore City Council News Free Christmas fun at 2018 Carols in the Heart

November 9th, 2018
Free Christmas fun at 2018 Carols in the Heart Aria award-winning singer-songwriter Samantha Jade has been announced as the headline act for this year’s Shopbaby Carols in the Heart. Samantha Jade won the fourth season of The X Factor Australia and has gone on to have a successful music and acting career. Samanth

Lismore City Council News Rural Landholder Initiative grant round now open

November 8th, 2018
Rural Landholder Initiative grant round now open Expressions of Interest for round six of Lismore City Council’s Rural Landholder Initiative small grants program are now open. The program is open to landholders with rural properties bigger than two hectares who wish to improve their land through ecological restor

New signage to help reduce speed in koala blackspots

November 8th, 2018
New signage to help reduce speed in koala blackspots Lismore City Council has installed signage and pavement markings along stretches of Wyrallah Road and Tuckurimba Road that are identified as blackspots for koalas. The project is among a range of measures that have been implemented since 2013 to protect Lismore

MEGA MILESTONE FOR WOOLGOOLGA TO BALLINA PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE

November 7th, 2018
MEGA MILESTONE FOR WOOLGOOLGA TO BALLINA PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE The final link in the Pacific Highway upgrade is in its peak construction period, with more than 3300 jobs being delivered to finish the final stage of the project. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey was joined by Federal Member f

Annual African football friendly builds community

November 7th, 2018
Annual African football friendly builds community Lismore City Council staff will be looking to retain their trophy when the African All Stars vs Lismore Legends annual soccer match kicks off on Thursday, 8 November. The Council team ended a three-year losing streak in 2017 and Mayor Isaac Smith, a keen soccer play

Urbenville Multi-Purpose Service named as finalist in NSW Health Awards

October 15th, 2018
Urbenville Multi-Purpose Service named as finalist in NSW Health Awards The Urbenville Multi-Purpose Service has been recognised in the 2018 NSW Health Awards for improving residents’ quality of life thanks to a program aimed at creating a homelier environment. As part of the program, the team implemented actions

THOMAS GEORGE MP GIRDER DELIVERIES FOR THE NEW TABULAM BRIDGE

October 11th, 2018
GIRDER DELIVERIES FOR THE NEW TABULAM BRIDGE Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next Monday on the Pacific Highway at Woodburn, and also on Coraki Road and the Bruxner Highway between Casino and Tabulam. Twelve large bridge girders will be transported under police escort from Brisbane via the

Biodiversity brekkie serves up gratitude and inspiration

October 10th, 2018
Biodiversity brekkie serves up gratitude and inspiration Forty-six local volunteers joined Lismore City Council for a Biodiversity Volunteers Breakfast on Saturday, 6 October at the South Lismore Duck Pond Landcare site. The special event was a celebration to thank the dedicated community volunteers who give their

March Against Violence

October 10th, 2018
March Against Violence Come and join us in a MARCH AGAINST VIOLENCE on the 8th of November at 10:15, meeting at Graham Place in Casino. (Next to the council chambers) The Richmond Valley Local Government Area is one of the highest in the state for rates of domestic violence, and those statistics are only based on rep
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