MEMBER for Lismore Janelle Saffin MP says there is significant concern in the community about post-flood house demolition.
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Janelle Saffin MP is sharing a Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation update on the roll out of the Resilient Homes Program.
Janelle Saffin MP is calling on the NSW Government to show a greater sense of urgency and improve communications for the next phases of our flood recovery.
Lismore MP Janelle Saffin linked South Lismore resident Harper Dalton, of the Relocate Lismore Homes Facebook page, with the man who directed Grantham’s relocation, Jamie Simmons. Mr Simmons also met with Lismore City councillors, Resilient Lismore and the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation.
Janelle Saffin MP again has written to NSW Treasurer Matt Kean asking him to allocate $7.5 million from the NSW Budget to enable 66 new townhouses to be built on flood-free land in Lismore. She says it’s time for the Government to act decisively on the Northern Rivers’ housing crisis, compounded by floods.
Janelle Saffin MP from day one advocated for the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation. This powerful regional authority goes to work from Friday and she says the task of ‘building back better’ from the floods demands a strategy, funding and empathy for affected local communities.
Janelle Saffin MP has welcomed major NSW Government investments in future proofing critical water and sewerage infrastructure for the Northern Rivers region, and for upgrading four local showgrounds across our Electorate of Lismore.
Lismore is seeing the fruits of a regional roundtable organised by Janelle Saffin MP last December with Landcom developing planning packages for two townhouse developments, potentially adding 66 new units to the city’s housing stock.