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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Labor leader promises to stop Murwillumbah mega-school merger if they win election

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Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

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The Far North Coast U/13s rugby team hangs on to possession playing at Nelson Bay.

Ross Kendall

Far north coast rugby union teams had a tough first day before winning their final games at the NSW Country Junior Boys Championships played at Nelson Bay earlier this month.

The U/14s had losses to Central West (22-0), Illawarra (24-0) and Central North (5-0) before beating New England 39-0 in the playoff for seventh place.

The U/13s had narrow losses to Illawarra (17-15) and the Mid North Coast (19-15) but also picked up a win over Hinter (7-5) before the finals.

They finished fifth on the table after beating Central North 49-0 in their playoff.

The U/12s also struggled with losses to Illawarra (38-5), Hunter (15-0) and the Mid North Coast (14-0). They went on to win their playoff for seventh place with a win over Central North (31-0).


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