A two-month election campaign is a long time, and no doubt exhausting, but the audience at last night’s Richmond candidates forum was clearly disappointed that Nationals candidate Matthew Fraser was unable to make it.
The three leading candidates in the Page electorate have all indicated they would like to see a federal Bill of Rights. The chorus of agreement came at a meet the candidates forum in Casino this morning.
The Greens candidate for Page Kudra Falla-Ricketts joined residents of the lower Clarence in a pop up protest against a proposal for industrialisation of the Port of Yamba. Developers are currently lobbying government to allow the construction of a large industrial port in the Clarence River estuary.
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.