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Saffin hosts Landcom CEO John Brogden in region

IN A WELCOME development, Lismore MP Janelle Saffin tomorrow (Friday, 17 December) will host Landcom CEO John Brogden during a visit to her electorate to explore potential housing projects in high-growth areas of the Northern Rivers region.

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NSW Labor will keep Murwillumbah’s schools open

NSW Labor has reaffirmed its commitment to public education on the North Coast, by committing to keep local public schools open, in stark contrast to the Nationals and Liberals’ school closures.

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Tapping into $10M COVID Recovery funding not easy

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin has welcomed $10 million in COVID Recovery funding for NSW border towns but believes a requirement that projects need co-investment from neighbouring jurisdictions may discourage local residents from applying.

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Laurel Lodge transfer delivers 12 social housing units

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin’s strategic advocacy has delivered 12 extra social housing units for the city as part of a package of developments being managed by North Coast Community Housing (NCCH).

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Saffin wants flood mitigation package for Northern Rivers

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin wants the NSW Government to fund a targeted package of flood mitigation projects to help protect local communities within the Lismore City, Tweed Shire and Kyogle local government areas.

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Saffin demands a better deal for our border communities

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin is calling on the NSW Government to ensure a better deal for our unique border communities, particularly as residents and businesses navigate the economic and social challenges of recovering from COVID-19 restrictions.

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State takes back 391 kms of roads; only 14,609 kms to go

‘THE Nationals in Government’ have their work cut out for them in delivering on an election commitment to take back up to 15,000 kilometres of regional roads from local councils to State ownership, Lismore MP Janelle Saffin predicts.

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Seeking COVID clarity for business, workers & residents

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin this week sought clarity from the Office of the Minister for Health on the NSW Government’s working from home direction in regional New South Wales and other related COVID-19 issues.