The Floods - Six Months On

Sat 11 Nov 2017

REVEALED: Flood damaged bank reopens with new look

REVEALED: Flood damaged bank reopens with new look

THE premises was waterlogged in March, but will reopen Monday.

Tue 7 Nov 2017

Pool will 'definitely be open before Christmas'

Pool will 'definitely be open before Christmas'

COUNCIL promises residents will have somewhere to cool down on those hot summer days.

Sat 4 Nov 2017

Flood pumps undergo million dollar repairs

Flood pumps undergo million dollar repairs

"BOTH pumps going flat out handle 5-8ml per hour of rain in the basin... in March we were getting 30ml, 40ml and 50 ml an hour."

Mon 30 Oct 2017

Seven key points from SES flood forums

Seven key points from SES flood forums

COMMUNITY share their flood experience with SES at forums.

Tue 24 Oct 2017

QLD thinks we could learn a lesson or two about floods

QLD thinks we could learn a lesson or two about floods

NSW SES Commissioner says: Our review is "enough”

Mon 23 Oct 2017

REVEALED: Our 10 most storm-affected towns

REVEALED: Our 10 most storm-affected towns

FIND out whether your home is in one of the hot spots for storms.

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Shop vacancy rate doubles in wake of March flood

Shop vacancy rate doubles in wake of March flood

BUSINESS vacancy rates in Lismore's city centre have spiked since the March flood with the rate more than double what is considered a healthy figure.

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Lismore flood recovery efforts win NSW Resilience Awards

Lismore flood recovery efforts win NSW Resilience Awards

TWO Lismore groups were recognised for outstanding work at the 2017 NSW Get Ready Community Award and the Resilient Australia Awards.

Wed 18 Oct 2017

1000 responses to flood survey: Have you filled it out?

1000 responses to flood survey: Have you filled it out?

THE survey is for anyone over 16, whether your home, business or property was flooded or not, across the entire Northern Rivers area.

Fri 13 Oct 2017

How you can help flood homeless get back on their feet

How you can help flood homeless get back on their feet

"WE had to sleep wherever we could knowing we had lost everything. It was devastating.”

60 new volunteers sign up with Lismore SES after flood

60 new volunteers sign up with Lismore SES after flood

NEW recruits take the sting out of negativity as the Lismore SES continue to respond to community requests for assistance.

Wed 11 Oct 2017

SES morale low, volunteers quit after flood criticism

SES morale low, volunteers quit after flood criticism

THE boss of the SES is pleading with Lismore residents to stop negative comments towards local volunteers.

Mon 9 Oct 2017

FIRST LOOK: 'Thumbs up' for club's revamp after flood

FIRST LOOK: 'Thumbs up' for club's revamp after flood

AFTER six months of intense repair work, the popular Lismore Workers Club has hosted a grand reopening.

Thu 5 Oct 2017

FLOODS: Learning from the past and planning for the future

FLOODS: Learning from the past and planning for the future

WORKSHOPS to build better flood plans.

Wed 4 Oct 2017

Key stakeholders meet to prepare for future floods

Key stakeholders meet to prepare for future floods

ALL aspects of flood recovery and preparedness to be discussed as part of Lismore City Council's Flood Ready Plan.

Sun 1 Oct 2017

How the book shop survived after the flood

How the book shop survived after the flood

A FAMILY affair was the saving grace for one of the CBD's most treasured shops.

Flood sees club green-light massive renovation program

Flood sees club green-light massive renovation program

"THE upside of it is, it has given us a chance to modernise some things about the club.”

Movies rolling towards recovery

Movies rolling towards recovery

"I WENT to open the front door and literally just sat on the floor and burst into tears.”

Still providing Helping Hands

Still providing Helping Hands

VOLUNTEERS begin to reflect and recover after what has been a hectic six months.

Cash 'saved for a raining day' helped keep Diggers afloat

Cash 'saved for a raining day' helped keep Diggers afloat

"IT HAS been a long, hard haul but we got there.”

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