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A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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Who can I trust?

COVID, WHO SHOULD I TRUST ?   I tend to trust people who care, who demonstrate they have no agenda, but to be...

Lake Ainsworth Cyanobacteria Update – RED ALERT

Ballina Shire Council has just issued a Red Alert for Lake Ainsworth. Water should NOT be used for primary recreation. Users should obey all signage erected by Council.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Love U 4 EV

In order to transition from a fossil fuel powered car industry I think we need to address our car culture. We’re petrol heads. Mad Max would have been a very different movie if Mel had to find a charging station instead of fuel.

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

Love Island takes over Federal – time to test the law?

The NSW government legislation has provided a permit for screen filming on private land in NSW without any Council oversight or accountability. This has led to Federal Village currently being overrun by the ITV film company.

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New jokers in the pack

With a new NSW premier comes a much-needed reshuffle of the house of cards on Macquarie Street. Gladys Berejiklian was given the mantle unopposed, which...

TAFE ‘on the ropes’, claims Greens MP

Greens NSW MP John Kaye has condemned premier Mike Baird's decision to move TAFE out of education and into the industry portfolio.

Govt ‘buckled’ to gas lobby: MP

Greens NSW spokesperson on mining Jeremy Buckingham said Thursday that leaked internal documents from gas company Santos demonstrate the 'pervasive and corrosive influence' lobbyists...

Greens welcome premier’s shift on medicinal cannabis

The Greens have warmly welcomed supportive comments from NSW premier Mike Baird on the issue of the legalisation of the use of cannabis for...

Greens launch medical cannabis bill

The Greens NSW yesterday launched their Bill to protect certified medical users of cannabis from criminal prosecution. The Drug Legislation Amendment (Use of Cannabis for...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.