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Housing Crisis: NEW STUDY SHOWS ONE MILLION HOMES NEEDED

Housing Crisis: NEW STUDY SHOWS ONE MILLION HOMES NEEDED

New national research backs the Northern Rivers community’s call to address the housing crisis in our region, where over 12,000 households are experiencing rental stress and more than 3,000 households are on the social housing waitlist. The research is contained in a...

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$11.5K Prizes for young songwriters

$11.5K Prizes for young songwriters

Entrants in the Lismore Young Songwriters Competition this year are in the running to win $11,500 of prizes. Deb Hall from one of the organising partners Social Futures hopes young people will be encouraged to enter and help fire up their musical careers. “Our two top...

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Pre-election Housing Forum BALLINA 5 March

Pre-election Housing Forum BALLINA 5 March

On Tuesday 5 March, Homelessness NSW and the New South Wales Council of Social Service will provide an opportunity for Northern Rivers residents to put their questions about housing to candidates standing for the NSW Elections on 23 March. The Northern...

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So many plusses to Northern Rivers buses

So many plusses to Northern Rivers buses

A local bus devotee is on a quest to change people’s perception about catching public transport just in time for #CarFreeFeb. Ballina local, Jacqueline Alinaitwe has been catching the new Ballina – Byron – Lismore commuter bus since the trial route began in December...

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Free bus travel on 28 February!

Free bus travel on 28 February!

Northern Rivers residents are invited to try alternatives to car travel next week. Seven local bus companies are giving passengers FREE BUS TRAVEL on Thursday 28 February. “In regional areas, we often we jump in the car and drive where we need to go without thinking"...

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Tweed is first cab off the rank for transport information day

Tweed is first cab off the rank for transport information day

Tweed residents are invited to have their transport questions answered at Tweed City Shopping Centre on 28 February from 9am-2pm. Tony Davies, CEO of Social Futures who is presenting the day in partnership with transport operators and Tweed Council says invites Tweed...

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