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New Build to Rent site secured in Lismore

The Minns Labor Government and NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Disaster Recovery Janelle Saffin are delivering on a major election commitment, siting a Build To Rent pilot project on land at Lismore’s Southern Cross University. It will deliver 50 new rental homes, with 20 per cent set aside for affordable housing.

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Lismore first stop on Parliament’s regional outreach tour

Janelle Saffin MP will be one of five panellists for a special community forum in Lismore on the night of 4 April when the NSW Legislative Council’s roadshow visits the city over two days. Legislative Council President Ben Franklin MLC, Greens MLC Sue Higginson, Koori Mail GM Naomi Moran and soccer legend Craig Foster make up the panel.

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Saffin welcomes focus on regional bus transport

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin joined her Parliamentary colleague, NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Coogee MP Marjorie O’Neill for bus passenger forums in Murwillumbah and Lismore.

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Have your say about local bus services

Janelle Saffin MP has arranged for two bus passenger public forums to be held in Murwillumbah and Lismore this month for locals to give feedback to the Bus Industry Taskforce. All bus-related issues are on the table for discussion.

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$30 million to boost Northern Rivers housing supply

Janelle Saffin MP has secured a NSW Labor election commitment to invest $30 million in a Build-to-Rent pilot program for the Northern Rivers. Lismore, Murwillumbah, Tweed Heads and Ballina will be among the first centres to benefit.

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Rebuilding our arts and cultural facilities

Janelle Saffin MP has backed in a host of arts and cultural projects which have secured disaster recovery funding for the sector to rebuild from last year’s floods.

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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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Saffin wants action on school bus interchange, services

Janelle Saffin MP is asking NSW Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway MLC to revisit the issue of student safety at the school bus interchange in downtown Lismore post-flood. She’s also put bus services on the agenda.