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$4.76 million for a flood-resilient Mullumbimby Road

NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Disaster Recovery and Lismore MP Janelle Saffin has joined Federal Member for Richmond Justine Elliot in announcing $4.76 million to make Mullumbimby Road more flood resilient. Work is expected to start in December 2024.

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$300,000 to help deliver flood resilient land in Byron Shire

Parliamentary Secretary for Disaster Recovery Janelle Saffin and Planning Minister Paul Scully have announced Saddle Road near Brunswick Heads in Byron Shire as the third site under the NSW Government’s Resilient Lands Program.


Government gets behind local growers

Janelle Saffin MP says the Minns Labor Government is getting behind the emerging rice and hemp industries on the Northern Rivers, potentially benefitting local growers accessing new markets.

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Cameras to enforce seatbelt law across NSW from July 1

The NSW Government is cracking down on drivers who fail to ensure that they or their passengers are wearing seat belts properly. Mobile detection of this offence starts from July 1 and carries heavy penalties.

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$3.8 million to help community heal after 2022 floods

NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Disaster Recovery and Lismore MP Janelle Saffin has announced $3.8 million in Federal funding for Southern Cross University to conduct a clinical trial to help Northern Rivers locals still suffering PTSD from the 2022 floods.

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New public bus services delivered for Tweed region

The Minns Labor Government is rolling out more public bus services in the Tweed region to cater for an expected increased demand when the new Tweed Valley Hospital opens in Kingscliff. Janelle Saffin MP says Murwillumbah passengers will benefit from an extended route.