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Advocacy pays off for Northern Rivers Conservatorium

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin’s strong advocacy over the past two years has paid off for the Northern Rivers Conservatorium with a $277,000 State grant to make its heritage building more accessible.

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LISMORE residents will have the chance to share their experiences of local healthcare at a public hearing that will be live-streamed from Lismore today which will be attended by the Shadow Minister for Health Ryan Park and local MP Janelle Saffin.

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Toonumbar Dam retreat gets $330,000 towards a facelift

STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has welcomed confirmation by the NSW Government that a rundown retreat at Toonumbar Dam will get a $330,000 facelift following her lobbying efforts on behalf of Kyogle Council.

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Clubhouse upgrade makes croquet more comfortable

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin today (Thursday 20 May 2021) inspected a $5356 upgrade of rooftop solar panels and air-conditioning at Lismore Croquet Club’s heritage-listed Clubhouse off Molesworth Street.

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Saffin condemns ‘gifting’ of power poles by stealth

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin has called on NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro, who leads the Nationals in Government, to reverse the NSW Government’s policy of ‘gifting’ private power poles to farmers and rural landholders.

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Rural Health Inquiry’s Lismore hearing to be webcast

NSW Labor has ensured that the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote NSW’s Lismore hearing on Thursday June 17 will be webcast, according to State Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin.

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Housing Action Forum draws on providers’ expertise

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin today (Friday, 14 May 2021) hosted a forum of peak housing providers in a renewed effort to tackle the acute social and affordable housing crisis gripping our region.

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Saffin welcomes Tenterfield Ambulance Station upgrade

STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has welcomed NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard’s announcement today (Wednesday 12 May 2021) that Tenterfield Ambulance Station is in line for a major refurbishment.