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Dave Norris, Pottsville. Congratulations to Tweed mayor Barry Longland, deputy mayor Michael Armstrong and councillors Katie Milne and Gary Bagnall who voted at the last council meeting to undertake a public exhibition process to determine if the community would like Coal Seam Gas Free signage installed at the major entrances to Tweed Shire, as has happened in Byron Shire.
Farming families stretching back generations, landowners, locals and supporters who don’t want the Bentley area turned into a gasfield say they will fight for the very land that provides them food on their table. Aussies Against Fracking Bentley Fundraiser#1
‘Hectares of former forest land where a CSG tailings dam overflowed after a rain event… is completely dead now: all trees dead, all wildlife gone – not even a single ant to be seen.'
North coast residents, MPs and anti-coal seam gas (CSG) campaigners have lashed out at the new federal government's pro-CSG agenda, with some saying the coalition has declared war on farmers and communities by backing the controversial industry.
Federal local ALP members Justine Elliot and Janelle Saffin will today pose for a media shoot outside Lismore Post Office with a 12,000 strong petition they have collected to go to state parliament opposing coal seam gas mining in the northern rivers.
Police have released footage of two men they wish to speak with as part of investigations into the grievous bodily harm of a man at Burleigh Heads on Sunday October 2.
NSW councils have been ‘set up to fail’ with their annual audits ‘because the NSW Government is forcing them to carry the depreciation cost of assets they neither own nor control’, claims the peak body representing councils, Local Government NSW.
Cumbalum is one step closer towards having some local shops and five new officially affordable homes in perpetuity thanks to council approval of preliminary planning requirements.
A zebra crossing is being installed at a pedestrian safety blackspot near the centre of Mullumbimby, following a long-running campaign by a group of local residents.