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Saffin secures extra funding for flood-impacted medicos

Janelle Saffin MP has secured an extra $5million in funding for Lismore’s primary healthcare providers so thousands of patients can continue accessing GP and specialist care as the city recovers from catastrophic flooding almost a year ago. The MP spent many months lobbying the NSW and Australian governments on the critical need for tailored support.

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$5million to improve Northern Rivers rural drainage systems

Janelle Saffin MP has welcome modest joint funding from the Australian and NSW governments to fix rural drainage systems on the Northern Rivers but says urban or residential drains require attention as well. Both are legacy issues.