“General Manager Football Far North Coast Steve Mackney says ‘sport connects communities’ and it sure does. It ticks all the boxes.”
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“The Premier and Deputy Premier have announced what I have been calling for – a single, coordinated whole of government approach to the permanent recovery and rebuilding of our flood affected communities.
“Lismore City Council has a good case for this extra funding, outside the regular grants to councils, and I understand that Minister Farraway is responding positively to my advocacy.”
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.
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.
The Member for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, wants to know why 11 Northern Rivers schools have missed out on Cooler Classrooms funding for much needed air conditioning – despite being eligible.
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.
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).
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.
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.