northern rivers councils

New housing project: Smoke and mirrors, or noble effort?

Premium Content New housing project: Smoke and mirrors, or noble effort?

A proposed affordable housing project has caused heated debate

Why Dunoon dam debate keeps raising its head

Premium Content Why Dunoon dam debate keeps raising its head

Despite being rejected twice, Dunoon Dam was back for discussion

Have your say: Zero waste plans on display

Premium Content Have your say: Zero waste plans on display

The ambitious plan is now up for public feedback.

‘Fight that will never end’: North Lismore Plateau update

Premium Content ‘Fight that will never end’: North Lismore Plateau update

Opponents vow to go to court for the fourth time if it's approved

Plan for Skimmos site 'has not considered safety impacts'

Premium Content Plan for Skimmos site 'has not considered safety impacts'

Authorities concerned over plans at “extremely busy” intersection

WARNING: Rising floodwater closes Lismore bridge

Premium Content WARNING: Rising floodwater closes Lismore bridge

Minor flooding is still impacting the region and more rain is on the way

Flood rescue as more roads close due to floodwater

Premium Content Flood rescue as more roads close due to floodwater

Continued heavy rain can cause flash flooding on roads, and there may not be...

Why council didn’t file document state government asked for

Premium Content Why council didn’t file document state government asked for

The deputy mayor says the state should have "ample evidence" already

Are rate rises on the cards as a result of climate change?

Premium Content Are rate rises on the cards as a result of climate change?

Three mayors call on the Federal Government to take climate action

Our koalas still face ‘horrible’ prospect under new rules

Premium Content Our koalas still face ‘horrible’ prospect under new rules

Councils are trying to have their koala management plans endorsed

How council might ban future rural land sharing communities

Premium Content How council might ban future rural land sharing communities

If adopted, the change could see commune-style developments prohibited from the...

Future of rail corridor gets councillors fired up

Premium Content Future of rail corridor gets councillors fired up

The mayor said he could “smell the council election coming up”

After 30 years of planning, bypass opens in true Byron style

Premium Content After 30 years of planning, bypass opens in true Byron style

A convoy of Kombis were the first vehicles to travel the new road

Moving to this estate? You may have to pay higher rates

Premium Content Moving to this estate? You may have to pay higher rates

This council has applied to IPART for a rate rise.

Fisheries issues stop work order for beach sandbagging

Premium Content Fisheries issues stop work order for beach sandbagging

The order, which relates to work undertaken at a popular Byron resort, is in place...

SACKED: Lismore council terminates GM's contract

Premium Content SACKED: Lismore council terminates GM's contract

Shelley Oldham is set to leave her $300,000 role with Lismore City Council which...

When we’ll know how much the Byron bypass actually cost

Premium Content When we’ll know how much the Byron bypass actually cost

The project is expected to be complete in just a matter of weeks.

$370,000 in grants to improve community facilities

Premium Content $370,000 in grants to improve community facilities

Boat harbour and environmental park among the top recipients as five Tweed projects...

It’s moved at snail’s pace, but Byron bypass set to open

Premium Content It’s moved at snail’s pace, but Byron bypass set to open

There have been protests, rare snails and work to placate residents

$3 million townhouse proposal released for public comment

Premium Content $3 million townhouse proposal released for public comment

The public have until Wednesday to have their say on the development...

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