Keith Duncan, Pimlico. What a strange letter from the Nationals' Ben Franklin MLC, for taking a swipe at Keith Williams and Ballina Country Labor for daring to remind the voters of the Ballina electorate just how ineffectual the Nationals have been on the North Coast since the early 1970s
Lismore Labor has slammed pro-Nazi comments attributed to prominent Kevin Hogan supporter, Kurt Tucker, this week.
A re-elected Coalition government would invest $3 million toward a project to build an Airport Boulevard in Ballina, minister for regional development Fiona Nash announced on Thursday (June 2).
With just 34 days until the federal election, Nationals candidate for Richmond, Matthew Fraser, launched his campaign over the weekend at Chris Cunningham Park in Tweed Heads.
Another conservative political voice has joined the chorus calling for a ban on coal seam licence from the north coast of new south wales.
Campaigners against coal seam gas (CSG) have praised Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis for opposing CSG exploration and drilling on the northern rivers in his first speech to parliament last week since re-election.
Labor has voted with the Liberals and Nationals to block a Senate motion that detailed their failure to return all the political donations that they have received from the CSG company Santos. The motion also called for a ban on political donations from mining and coal seam gas companies.
Brigid Beckett, Alstonville. As a voter in the Ballina electorate I received a flyer headed 'CSG we don't want it here'. Turning it over I was gobsmacked to see that it was promoting the Nationals, who are the party who last December renewed the license for the largest PEL in the region. It includes the area of Lismore, Kyogle, Nimbin and Woodburn and covers the water catchments of Byron Bay and Ballina.