A contingent of Byron Bay community workers and supporters rolled into Lismore yesterday to join a regional protest against the slashing of funding for the poorest in our community by the Abbott and Baird governments.
On returning to Lismore [after travelling overseas] I was appalled to find that Coal Seam Gas drilling was going ahead in our beautiful region. That was the catalyst me joining The Greens and dedicating myself to the Gas Field Free Northern Rivers campaign.
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.