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In November 2007, with enormous enthusiasm, Australian voters elected a Kevin Rudd-led Labor government in a landslide, with a huge mandate to implement an emissions trading scheme (ETS) to deal with anthropogenic climate change.
Will the local governing class (Council) change their perception of ‘normal’ development? Presently, this community still faces the never-ending barrage of growth opportunities (ie strategies, plans and policies), which have been foisted upon us by the NSW government and Council planning staff.
How to sum up this decade of politics in Australia? Numbers-wise, we had six prime ministers (counting Kevin twice), three National Party leaders, ten budgets, seven environment ministers, two apologies, one plebiscite and a Herculean-load of hubris.
Sixteen years old, lining up to get into a music festival, separated from friends, taken into a tent and forced to strip.
Byron Shire's Greens councillors have defended their achievements since they took control of Byron Shire Council following criticism by founding Greens Party member Ian Cohen.
In an age of climate change, species extinction and mindless overdevelopment, it’s inconceivable to think the local Greens councillors would support over-development, minimise/ignore process and diminish residential amenity and biodiversity.
Byron Council would undertake a Shire-wide audit of developments approved under the state’s affordable housing policy, under a plan by Greens Cr Sarah Ndiaye.
Hundreds of flyers that appear to be from The Greens but are in fact an attack on the party have been placed in local letter boxes by NSW Labor.