Planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has not responded to communications from Byron Shire Council advising him it would take two months to have the proposed development control plan for the controversial West Byron suburb peer reviewed.
NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has threatened Byron Shire Council he will personally intervene unless a development control plan for West Byron is produced to his liking – and timing.
New legislation to be tabled in NSW Parliament today that would brand peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’ and hand police sweeping new powers has been described as an attack on democracy.
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW has welcomed a state government decision to continue the moratorium on issuing new coal seam gas exploration licences but says the move doesn't go far enough.
In a massive win for the combined efforts of the northern rivers community, the Office of Coal Seam Gas has withdrawn permission for Metgasco to drill a tight-sands gas well at Bentley, mining minister Anthony Roberts announced this morning.
A group of Bentley farmers are today heading to Sydney with the hope of speaking to politicians about their concerns over unconventional gas exploration in their area following an emotional farewell by more than 1000 supporters at the Bentley Blockade this morning.
NSW mining and resources minister Anthony Roberts yesterday announced the government's refusal of a CSG exploration licence to a 'two-dollar' company seeking to drill for CSG in Corakai and Woodburn.
Yesterday afternoon, as his premier exited stage left, newly appointed mining minister Anthony Roberts met with a group of people who earlier in the day he had referred to as ‘extremists’.