The debate over the process and final location of the new Tweed Hospital site continues as the Nationals and Labor accuse each other of putting politics before the people.
A petition by NSW Labor calling for more police for the Tweed was launched last week, and follows on from previous sparring by Labor and the Nationals over policing numbers in the region.
Reports by the Gold Coast Bulletin that there would be security guards at the next public meeting regarding the site of the Tweed Valley Hospital prompted a scathing response from NSW Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord yesterday.
The Buttery has received $257,000 to assist young people aged 10 to 19 with drug and alcohol problems to help them get earlier access to treatment.
The Greens are keeping up the pressure to release information on all the sites considered for the Tweed Valley Hospital after community raises concerns regarding selected site.
Following the illegal logging that has taken place near Limpinwood representatives of several community organisations met on Monday with Thomas George, MP, at his Lismore offices to discuss the future of logging in native forests.
A demonstration has been sparked for this Thursday by the destruction of high value forest and koala habitat through illegal logging and road building in Environment Protection Zones (EPZ) near Limpinwood, between Chillingham and Tyalgum.
National and Liberal MPs who stood by as a 30-year-old award-winning domestic violence service in Tweed Heads was axed were referred to as ‘dogs’ during an angry NSW parliamentary debate on March 9.
Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Tweed, Ron Goodman, has once again raised the issue of dwindling police numbers on the north coast but the sitting member, Nationals Geoff Provest, says all it proves is that he doesn't know how to read the figures.
Ron Goodman, Tweed Labor candidate. Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest's ongoing failure on cross-border issues has been brought in to focus once again by the imminent start of daylight saving in NSW on Sunday, 5 October.