Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) has cast doubt on claims by federal Richmond MP Justine Elliot (ALP) that Labor’s preferred site for the new Tweed Hospital is ‘shovel ready’.
The prospect of locating a hospital on prime Cudgen farmland has a seen group of locals jumping into bed with developer Leda Holdings, which is making a play to have the hospital at Kings Forest.
An open day at the Kings Forest development site in Tweed Shire this Monday, June 11 will be considering the possible relocation of the new Tweed Valley Hospital site to this location.
A fire that has burnt out more than 50 hectares of mostly grassland at Depot Road, Kings Forest, has been brought under control overnight, according to the Rural Fire Service.
Survival of endangered koalas in and around the Cudgen Nature Reserve next to the proposed Kings Forest township would be threatened under a plan by the developer to reduce offset habitat and food trees.
Environmental advocacy lawyers EDO believe the threat of resumed CSG exploration on the north coast is relatively small but are very concerned about the fate of development outlined in the draft North Coast Regional Plan on dwindling koala populations.
Tweed Shire Council has paved the way for a major service-station complex on the Tweed Coast Road opposite the entry to the Kings Forest township development for 5,000 homes, despite fears it will spoil the road's scenic values.
Chris Dobney’s article in Echonetdaily of 25 May 2015 was headed Kings Forest gets green light to clear koala habitat. Unfortunately, they have also got the green light to clear the vulnerable Wallum Sedge Frog (WSF) habitat.
A program to help save Tweed coast koalas, which currently face threats on a number of fronts, has been recognised nationally as a groundbreaking initiative.
The federal environment department has given billionaire developer Bob Ell the right to clear almost 15 hectares of koala habitat during the construction of his controversial Kings Forest development near Kingscliff.
Tweed environmental groups say a controversial bid by the developer of the massive Kings Forest housing estate to amend its approval amounts to a continual 'watering down' of conditions which will end up wiping out the Tweed Coast's dwindling koala population.
A bid by the developer of the massive Kings Forest housing estate on the Tweed Coast to amend its approval so it can defer the planting of koala food trees to later earthwork stages will be heard by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) tomorrow.
Koala campaigners say they’re confused by a rogue submission sent to the federal government by a councillor opposing Tweed Shire Council’s bid for a total dog ban at the massive Kings Forest housing development.
Tweed Shire Council will urge new federal environment minister Greg Hunt to give the Tweed Coast's decimated koala population a fighting chance of survival when he reviews the Kings Forest township development plans.
The threat to the Tweed Coast's last remaining koalas by the controversial township development of Kings Forest is once again under sharp focus.
The state opposition has backed calls for a dog ban in the Kings Forest township development on the Tweed Coast to protect the shire's largest koala colony.
The Tweed Coast's dwindling koala population has been given a lifeline by Tweed Shire Council which last night resolved to urge the federal government to ban dogs from the massive Kings Forest housing development.
Tweed Shire Council is set to urge the federal government to ban dogs from the massive Kings Forest development after a change of heart by mayor Barry Longland.
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