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RVC Mayor to welcome 16 new Australians

January 20th, 2020
SIXTEEN Richmond Valley residents will take the pledge to become Australian citizens on Sunday 26 January. The special Citizenship Ceremony, hosted by Mayor Robert Mustow, will be held as part of the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at the Casino Drill Hall precinct. People from Colombia, Cyprus, Ireland, J

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

Lismore Library wins award for light-hearted efforts

November 28th, 2018
Lismore Library wins award for light-hearted efforts Lismore Library has won a NSW Public Library Association Award for its involvement and efforts to enhance and promote the Lismore Lantern Parade. Lismore Library won the ‘Innovation in Outreach Services’ award for areas with a population of 30,000 to 100,000

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

GULAPTIS WELCOMES 1500 NEW COPS ACROSS THE STATE

November 20th, 2018
GULAPTIS WELCOMES 1500 NEW COPS ACROSS THE STATE Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has welcomed today’s announcement by the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government of the allocation of 1500 new police officers across the state. Mr Gulaptis used a speech in Parliament on 26 September pledging his support for more

Kevin Hogan calls for a Royal Commission

November 19th, 2018
Kevin Hogan calls for a Royal Commission Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is calling for a Royal Commission with terms of reference covering the alleged misuse of market power by Australia’s supermarkets, and petrol retailing in Australia. “I will be moving a Notice of Motion in Parliament next week calli

REFURBISHED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT URBENVILLE MPS OFFICIALLY OPEN

November 19th, 2018
REFURBISHED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT URBENVILLE MPS OFFICIALLY OPEN Member for Lismore Thomas George has officially opened the newly refurbished Urbenville Multi-Purpose Service Emergency Department at a community open day. The refurbishments were part of $430,000 funding from the NSW Government aimed at improving t

Kevin Hogan grant for new Surf Lifesaver Rescue Jetski

November 18th, 2018
Kevin Hogan grant for new Surf Lifesaver Rescue Jetski Surf lifesavers will be able to more quickly respond to swimmers in distress this coming summer after the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced a grant for the purchase of a Rescue Jetski by Surf Life Saving Far North Coast. “Our volunteer lifesavers

Northern NSW Local Health District HIV TESTING KEY TO EARLY DIAGNOSIS

November 16th, 2018
HIV TESTING KEY TO EARLY DIAGNOSIS With almost half of all people diagnosed with HIV in the late stage of infection, NSW Health is marking HIV Awareness Week by urging those at risk to be regularly tested. During HIV Awareness Week (23-30 November) and in the lead up to World AIDS Day on 1 December, NSW Health is r

KEVIN HOGAN MP More Aged Care beds and more jobs

November 14th, 2018
More Aged Care beds and more jobs Nearly 100 construction jobs and 15 skilled permanent local jobs are to be created in Kyogle thanks to more than $4.7 million in Federal Government grants, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. “The Whiddon Group came to me concerned that their Aged Care Facility would not b

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 Recycling & Recovery Centre

November 9th, 2018
Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre It's National Recycling Week and if you're moving house, renovating your home or just having a spring clean you'll probably have household problem waste such as unwanted paint, oils, batteries, fluorescent bulbs and gas bottles to dispose of. The safe and environmentally frie

Second hay run heads to Collarenebri

November 9th, 2018
Second hay run heads to Collarenebri ONE hundred and twenty bales of hay will be heading west tomorrow, making their way to drought-stricken farmers in and around Collarenebri. This is the second drought convoy undertaken by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with local businesses. In August Richmond Valley, Ky

Flood funding boosts business confidence in Lismore

November 9th, 2018
Flood funding boosts business confidence in Lismore Lismore Mayor Isaac Smith has welcome the announcement of $8.2 million from the NSW Government for food mitigation works, saying it could bolster renewed business growth. The flood mitigation funds will be used to excavate 410,000 cubic metres of soil from behind th

You’re All Invited!

November 9th, 2018
You’re All Invited! Richmond Valley Council is throwing out the challenge to get pretty in pink for Jodie's Inspiration Pink Tradie Tuesday. What Pink Tradie Tuesday BBQ Breakfast à see invite attached. When Tuesday 20 November, 5.30am-7.30am Who All Richmond Valley Council staff, all tradies and everyone w

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

National Recycling Week Where does my recycling go?

November 8th, 2018
Where does my recycling go It’s National Recycling Week (12-18 November) and what better way to celebrate than to thank the vast majority of Ballina Council residents who are great recyclers! This year has seen some major changes to Australia’s recycling industry due to China placing much tighter restrictions o

NSW Northern Rivers News CORAKI WINS 2018 HEALTHY TOWN CHALLENGE

November 8th, 2018
CORAKI WINS 2018 HEALTHY TOWN CHALLENGE The community of Coraki has taken out the title of the year’s healthiest town, Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis has announced. Mr Gulaptis said he was pleased to announce that Coraki, located in the heart of the Richmond Valley has won the Healthy Town Challenge, an initiative of

FUNDING BOOST FOR KEY COMMUNITY PROJECTS AT WOODBURN AND CORAKI

November 8th, 2018
FUNDING BOOST FOR KEY COMMUNITY PROJECTS AT WOODBURN AND CORAKI Richmond Valley Council has welcomed $745,543 in funding from the NSW Government which will go towards the enhancement of sporting facilities at Woodburn’s recreation oval and further upgrades to the popular riverside precinct as well as the revitalisat

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
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