The ageing Anchorage boardwalk bordering Keith Curran Reserve in Tweed Heads has now received the extra funding to replace the boardwalk at no cost to council.
Tweed MP Geoff Provest is backing a push by a National Party colleague to wind back daylight saving by a month saying the last month is ‘a pain and drags on too long’.
This morning’s turning of the sod for the new $13 million Tweed-Byron police headquarters at Tweed Heads has been overshadowed by political row over crime rates and police numbers in the Tweed-Byron region.
An Aboriginal land claim has been granted over the beachfront crown reserve at Kingscliff known as Lot 490, putting an end to a longtime community campaign for the land to be kept as public open space for passive recreation.
NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli has come under attack for refusing to consider supporting a high school for the fast-growing Pottsville area on the Tweed Coast.
Two north coast MPs have given bipartisan support for changes to the controversial ’10/50’ vegetation clearing laws, telling parliament they resulted in the clearing of protected littoral rainforest on a property on the Tweed Coast dubbed the Fingal Head ‘chainsaw massacre’.
Proposed changes to the state government’s controversial 10-50 urban land-clearing laws, which saw protected littoral rainforest in the Tweed cut down and clearing of historic trees to improve views, don't go far enough, environmentalists say.
One of the Tweed’s newest residents, Larni Gryphon, has decided to use her voice to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive free-trade deal encompassing a dozen countries around the Pacific rim.
A proposed state parliamentary inquiry into the closure of public schools in the regions could throw light as to why a long-awaited high school for the fast growing Pottsville area has been ignored, NSW MPs have been told.
Terry Sharples, Tweed Heads. Congratulations to Geoff Provest and his campaign manager for running a brilliant campaign to hold his seat. For a first timer, Geoff’s opponent did quite well but could have done even better if the ALP campaign had had focus.
Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest has been returned for a third term, but with a much reduced margin.
Ron Goodman, Tweed Labor candidate . Tweed people face the clearest possible choice at the state election on March 28. A vote for the National party is a vote for Geoff Provest's pro-fracking, pro-CSG agenda to expand coal seam gas mining across the north coast.
Geoff has been the Nationals state Member for Tweed since defeating the Labor incumbent in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011. He is currently the parliamentary secretary to the deputy premier and for regional roads.
Pottsville Beach Public School has been promised a major $5 million upgrade to cater for up to 1,000 students if the coalition government is re-elected.
Ballina is hoping to be next in line after the state government announced it was spending $1 million to dredge the lower Tweed River and Terranora Inlet over the next few months.
Ron Goodman, Labor candidate for Tweed Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest will carry the blame when Tweed Hospital's emergency department is flooded with patients driven there by Tony Abbott's Liberal National Party $7 GP Tax.
Geoff Provest, MP. I write in response to your article ‘Lot 490 will be an election issue’ and commend Mr Cooper and the Tweed community for its continued interest in the future of this land.
Kingscliff’s last remaining strip of undeveloped coastal land could be Tweed MP Geoff Provest’s Waterloo if Ron Cooper has anything to do with it.
Documents obtained under freedom of information show the Cross Border Commission has so far cost NSW taxpayers more than $700,000 – with nothing to show for it, according to the ALP.
David Norris, Pottsville. I wonder what Tweed MP Geoff Provest has to say about the Federal Liberal and National Party Government's cuts to state funding?
Three years ago, while still in opposition, Tweed MP Geoff Provest signed a pledge to protect TAFE funding. Now his government is knocking the stuffing out of it, according to Labor’s candidate for the seat, Ron Goodman.
Ron Goodman, Labor candidate for Tweed. The move by Geoff Provest and Thomas George to close the children’s ward at Murwillumbah Hospital is simply heartless.
Shadow north coast minister Walt Secord has accused Thomas George of lying to the media over a chain of events that saw him disclose the names and addresses of 17 petition signatories.
The newly anointed NSW Labor candidate for Tweed, Ron Goodman, wasted no time in trying to wedge incumbent MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) over a paid parking proposal for Tweed Hospital.
Local MP Geoff Provest claims a call for more police in the Tweed-Byron Local Area Command is political grandstanding but actual police numbers appear to tell a different story.