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Submission to Regional Housing Taskforce - August 2021 (PDF)

Position Paper - Closure of Queensland Border - September 2020 (214kB PDF)

Future Northern Rivers (1.68mB PDF)

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Media releases

Mayors welcome lockdown news

Thursday, 9 September 2021

The Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) has welcomed the news that the regional lockdown is to be eased, but has also restated its call for tighter guidelines on NSW intrastate travel exemptions to ensure the area remains free of COVID 19.

NRJO makes submission to housing taskforce

Friday, 27 August 2021

The Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) has identified a range of measures to be considered by the Regional Housing Taskforce in order to alleviate the current housing crisis both in the immediate and long term.

New disaster dashboards help manage disaster risk

Monday, 16 August 2021

The NRJO has successfully secured funding through Stream 2 of the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience fund to allow Kyogle, Lismore, Ballina and Richmond Valley Councils implement Emergency Dashboards.

Housing Crisis on NRJO Agenda

Thursday, 24 June 2021

The housing crisis facing the Northern Rivers was the focus of the workshop held by the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation on Friday June 18 at the Tweed Shire Council Chambers in Murwillumbah.

Landmark agreement supporting Northern Rivers NSW brand

Friday, 20 November 2020

The Northern Rivers’ local councils, leading businesses and regional stakeholders came together today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding underpinning the new Northern Rivers NSW brand at Richmond Valley Council Chambers in Casino.

NRJO looking at waste micro industries for the Northern Rivers

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

The Northern Rivers Joint Organisation is using the Capacity Building funding to develop a business case to establish a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for waste micro industries in the Northern Rivers.

Northern Rivers NSW brand

Friday, 17 April 2020

The NRJO is a part of a collaborative partnership of regional businesses, industry bodies and government representatives that has developed the Northern Rivers NSW brand, an exciting opportunity for businesses and organisations across the Northern Rivers.

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Funding wins for regional Councils' joint organisation

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Arising from last week’s meetings with a broad range of State Ministers right through to the Deputy Premier at NSW Parliament in Sydney, the region’s peak advocacy group for local councils again raised the issues of ongoing JO baseline funding and the removal of Benefit Cost Ratios (BCRs) from essential programs with the following result:

Photo of Isabel Perdriau (Executive Officer NRJO), Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Cr Danielle Mulholland (Chair, NRJO)

Northern Rivers Freight Strategy launched

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

The Richmond Valley Council was the launching pad for a regional strategy to improve freight and supply chain services across the Northern Rivers.

Northern Rivers community in dire need of more social housing

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

With the State Government now elected in NSW, the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) joins the call from the Northern Rivers Housing Forum for a firm commitment to increase Social and Affordable Housing.

Key projects secure prosperous future for Northern Rivers' communities

Thursday, 7 February 2019

The Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) will meet on Friday 8 February, with the Mayors of the six member Councils convening for a workshop to look to identify a handful of key projects from the previously identified strategic regional priorities.

Media Alert - Strategic Regional Priorities Launch

Monday, 4 February 2019

Photo and interview opportunity - Northern Rivers Joint Organisation - Strategic Regional Priorities Launch

Northern Rivers welcomes new Executive Officer

Monday, 21 January 2019

Cr Danielle Mulholland, Chair of the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) announced today that Ms Isabel Perdriau will commence in the position of Executive Officer.

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Northern Rivers Joint Organisation attends landmark forum at Macquarie Street

Thursday, 16 August 2018

The Chair of the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO), Cr Danielle Mulholland today came together with other JO’s and senior government officials for the first time, at a landmark forum at Parliament House in Sydney.

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Welcome to the new Northern Rivers Joint Organisation

Friday, 22 June 2018

History was made on Friday 22 June when the Northern Rivers Regional Organisation of Councils (NOROC) was formally dissolved and the new Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) was formed.

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