Revelations that the Liberal-Nationals state government has been promoting the north coast to potential CSG investors has sparked a strong reaction from Labor and the Greens, despite an admission it was a departmental stuff-up.
In its budget presentation last Tuesday, the Coalition government gave no mention of climate change or clean energy, despite banking on its theme of ‘innovation’, a nimble and agile Australia and a ‘new economy’.
The Coalition and Labor agree on one thing: both claim to hate the Greens, and deep down both are terrified of the Greens' ability to match science with policy, particularly when it comes to climate change.
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.