Professor Stuart White is the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS in Sydney. He also has a keen interest in the future of water in the Northern Rivers.
Public submissions regarding the Rous Future Water Project 2060 have closed, but the debate is continuing.
With public submissions about to close on the Rous Future Water Project, we spoke to two legendary Northern Rivers protectors to get their views on the proposed Dunoon Dam.
The latest Ballina Shire Council meeting was an epic affair with a few fireworks and no lunch break.
The Dunoon Dam came up for discussion at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting, although it was not on the agenda.
Echonetdaily has been contacting Rous County Councillors for their arguments for and against the proposed Dunoon/Channon Dam project. This week Cr Darlene Cook shares her view.
Rous County Council Deputy Chair Sharon Cadwallader has responded to some of the points raised recently about the Rous Future Water Project 2060, from a Ballina perspective.
Former Ballina Mayor Keith Johnson and current Ballina Councillor Jeff Johnson are both strongly opposed to the Dunoon Dam.
Jules Petroff and his family are literally at the centre of the proposed Dunoon Dam. Although their property will gain spectacular water views if the Rous County Council project is built, they are implacably opposed. We went on a special tour to find out why.
After strong public pressure, Rous County Council voted unanimously this morning to extend the public response period on the Future Water Project 2060 for a further 28 days.
Tomorrow Rous County Council will be holding a special meeting to decide whether to extend the public comment period on the Rous Future Water Project 2060. Attached photo gallery shows the area to be impacted by the proposed Dunoon Dam wall, near the Channon.
As the deadline for public responses to the Rous Future Water Project 2060 approaches, the community has been getting more organised, with lots of discussion online and a meeting of the Dunoon Dam Proposal Action Group in the Channon yesterday.