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Recently I’ve been wading through hundreds of hours of archival material from the successful struggle to keep the Northern Rivers gasfield free. The collective optimism and unity in the face of what seemed, at the time, like an unstoppable opponent, is inspiring.
Bentley blockaders are coordinating flood relief assistance in Lismore using their on the ground co-ordination and communication gained during the blockade to assist the community during the clean up.
Greens candidate for the seat of Page, Kudra Falla-Ricketts, launched her campaign yesterday at the site of the Bentley CSG battleground.
Concerned citizens are voicing their opposition to coal seam gas mining by supporting a documentary about the grassroots campaign to boot ‘a big, dirty industry’ out of the northern rivers and keep the region gasfield free.
Thousands stood firm against the threat of 800 riot police. They vowed never to bow to the miner. And it was that community solidarity which won the 'Battle of Bentley' a year ago. Now it's time to celebrate!
NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.
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