Cr Simon Clough, deputy mayor, Lismore City Council Councillor Greg Bennett of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and a climate change sceptic has made no secret of the fact that if he and his conservative colleagues get the majority... Read More →
A Lismore councillor wants all northern rivers councils to take a united stand against the possibility of coal seam gas mining in the neighbouring Clarence-Moreton Basin.
The Lismore City Council will decide next week whether to stop investing its funds in financial institutions that back fossil fuels.
Lismore residents joined thousands across the globe on Sunday calling for action on climate change. About 200 people marched around the central business district before gathering in Spinks Park to hear from a range of speakers.
A proposed high-speed rail project could have Lismore residents traveling to Brisbane to work in just 45 minutes, or in Sydney in just 2.5 hours.
The Lismore city council will today debate whether to join the ranks of northern rivers councils requesting that the region be declared gas-field free.
A Rous Water board member will move a motion calling on the state government to end gas exploration in areas where aquifers could be used for water supply.