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War The Bloody Hell Are You?

When faced with potential conflict, why are we abandoning the strategy that’s worked in the past for one that will definitely fail?

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

False impressions

Fast Buck$, Coorabell I was under the impression that, upon the mayor resigning, the deputy mayor would automatically get the...

NewsCorp announces August revival of regional news print in QLD

Less than a week after the two major NewsCorp-owned outlets on the Northern Rivers lost their websites and redirected readers via The Daily Telegraph (TDT), sister publications in Queensland announced almost the opposite.

OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have...

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

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Knitting Nannas join MP to celebrate people power

The Ballina Knitting Nannas against Gas joined with Ballina MP Tamara Smith yesterday for 'a very merry knit-in, to craft the end of CSG in the region'.

Deputy premier wants region gasfield free

The campaign to keep the northern rivers gasfield-free has been boosted with deputy premier and Nationals leader Troy Grant calling for a halt to coal seam gas (CSG) in the region, a stand welcomed by longtime opponents of the industry.

Working toward a totally gasfield-free region

Dean Draper, Gasfield Free Northern Rivers coordinator. With state election results now finalised, Gasfield Free Northern Rivers is looking forward to a gasfield-free future for the northern rivers and working with new and returning MPs to continue the ongoing work of achieving a it.

Anti-gas protestors to target Nationals in Ballina

Anti-coal seam gas will converge on the Nationals campaign office in Ballina today to present 2200 ‘photo letters’ demanding a gasfield free region.

Parliamentary inquiry calls for a halt to CSG expansion in NSW

An upper house inquiry into CSG mining in the state has concluded any expansion of the industry should stop until all of the recommendations of the NSW chief scientist, Professor Mary O’Kane, are complied with.

Gas plan gives go-ahead in northern rivers

Gasfield Free Northern Rivers has criticised the NSW Government’s recently released gas plan, saying it reopens the region to CSG mining, including within 200 metres of rural homes.

Carols against gas at Thomas George’s office

Lismore National Party MP Thomas George let carollers eat cake when they gathered outside his office to sing for a gasfield free northern rivers on Thursday.

CSG industry to be ‘reset’, but opponents sceptical

North coast National Party MPs say their government will buy back all existing coal-seam gas (CSG) licences in NSW under a plan to ’reset’ the CSG industry.

Gas shortage a furphy, Tweed council told

Tweed Shire Council is urging the Liberal and National coalition to support north coast communities opposed to coal-seam gas (CSG) by introducing an immediate ban on all CSG activities and licences in the region.

Gas licence application freeze a farce

Adam Guise, Greens candidate for Lismore. The coal seam gas license freeze, announced by the minister for resources and energy Anthony Roberts in March this year, is a farce and an insult to the people of the northern rivers after the minister confirmed that many license applications over the region continue to be processed.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.