northern rivers politics

Comedian, lawyer and singer sets sights on council election

Premium Content Comedian, lawyer and singer sets sights on council election

This Byron Shire identity is eyeing off a new political role

‘Crazy idea’: Politician slams call for gender neutral words

Premium Content ‘Crazy idea’: Politician slams call for gender neutral words

It comes after an Australian university asked its staff to use more gender neutral...

$4.7M project brings 32 new beds to aged care facility

Premium Content $4.7M project brings 32 new beds to aged care facility

After nursing home expansion, “60 locals will be able to stay in the area, closer...

Light rail plan to connect states gets one stop closer

Premium Content Light rail plan to connect states gets one stop closer

The group conducting the study into the state connecting rail has been announced.

Can these ministers help our region fight a ‘hideous’ issue?

Can these ministers help our region fight a ‘hideous’ issue?

The staff report on the issue was “probably the most sobering” one councillor had...

Will Rex continue to fly to Lismore after funding granted?

Premium Content Will Rex continue to fly to Lismore after funding granted?

“They wanted this program extended, it has been”.

Lismore council’s interim GM takes over the reins

Premium Content Lismore council’s interim GM takes over the reins

“I suspect all local governments in NSW are in a similar position.”

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...

Hogan happy with Queensland border changes

Premium Content Hogan happy with Queensland border changes

The Page MP has been a strong advocate for keeping the Queensland border open...

School jumps into 21st century with $5M building

Premium Content School jumps into 21st century with $5M building

The school has announced a new science building which is set to be completed next...

Why the Prime Minister is on the Northern Rivers today

Premium Content Why the Prime Minister is on the Northern Rivers today

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flown into the North Coast.

Lismore’s ‘unplanned’ Invasion Day protest set to go ahead

Premium Content Lismore’s ‘unplanned’ Invasion Day protest set to go ahead

While some will celebrate attaining citizenship, others will be gathering in...

What the last Greens candidate thinks of comedian’s goal

Premium Content What the last Greens candidate thinks of comedian’s goal

Comedian Mandy Nolan is hoping to secure preselection for ahead of the next federal...

‘Nothing for granted’: MP on comedian’s stab at politics

Premium Content ‘Nothing for granted’: MP on comedian’s stab at politics

A local identity has revealed her plans to take on federal politics.

330 PHOTOS: What 2020 looked like on the Northern Rivers

Premium Content 330 PHOTOS: What 2020 looked like on the Northern Rivers

The Northern Star has been there to record year of highs and lows.

2020 on the Northern Rivers: in photos

Premium Content 2020 on the Northern Rivers: in photos

From fire aftermath to floods, Black Lives Matter protests and COVID-19, it has...

ScoMo was in town, and you had plenty of questions for him

Premium Content ScoMo was in town, and you had plenty of questions for him

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison visited Lismore this week after flash flooding swept...

Farewell Mungo, a brilliant mind and 'last true larrikin'

Farewell Mungo, a brilliant mind and 'last true larrikin'

The influential political journalist and commentator has passed away

44 community projects sharing $600,000

Premium Content 44 community projects sharing $600,000

COMMUNITY groups are the winners from State Government grant announcements.

Council reopens public gallery at meetings after COVID ban

Premium Content Council reopens public gallery at meetings after COVID ban

“IT’S really about that transparency and accountability,” says one Byron...

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