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A National Party Tweed shire councillor has come under fire from local campaigners against coal-seam gas (CSG) for 'cosying up' to the mining lobby instead of listeting to by inviting Metgasco’s chief executive to its Christmas bash later this month.
Revelations yesterday that the NSW government spent close to $1 billion on supporting the coal, gas and oil industries were not lost on Lock the Tweed’s Michael McNamara.
Tweed Shire Council is taking up Lismore’s lead and offering to install Gasfield Free signs at various locations throughout the shire. But the council won’t go ahead with the proposal unless it receives positive feedback from residents on the scheme.
A north coast anti-gas activist has condemned four north-coast National Party state MPs over their claims to be responsible for the suspension of Metgasco’s petroleum exploration licence, saying the strategy ‘stinks to high heaven’.
The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’
The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.