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.
The National Party is letterboxing the Ballina electorate with a brochure in which it claims to have protected the region from coal seam gas. The move comes in the face of claims by election analyst Antony Green that the party is in trouble in its north coast seats.
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.