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April 19, 2021

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Midwife quits

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Coalition ‘hellbent’

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Remembering Peter Warner

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If the National Party is seriously onside with the community about CSG in the region why doesn’t it come out and ban it?

Partial relinquishment of a license from Dart Energy (PEL 445) covering most of the Ballina Electorate is not protecting our regions water supply and farming lands.

It has much more to do with protecting National Party votes – until after the state election.

Labor has ensured CSG will be banned in the region. The Nationals have not.

Paul Spooner, ALP candidate for Ballina


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