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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

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Poetic plea from Gaza

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre – Byron Bay This heart cry from Gaza, written by Gazan poet and...

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Beware of flood damage scams

NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers about opportunistic tradespeople trying to take advantage during the flood recovery process as the state gets back on its feet.

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Linen SHIFT project urgently needs new home

With a vision to disrupt the cycle of women’s homelessness, the Linen SHIFT project was born to provide unique individual support and education for at-risk women in a safe residential environment, but today they they have been forced to close.

A win for the roughy

The battle for the 'roughy had been a tough road for conservationists and hopefully this win will be the last fight.

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Was inquest held into death of Whian Whian forester?

Patrick Tatham, Whian Whian. What I have been trying to ascertain is whether a Coronial Inquest was held following the unfortunate death of one of the loggers an event which caused the immediate closure of the ill-fated logging operation by Work Cover NSW.

Seeking Justice for Whian Whian

The Forestry Corporation is getting away scot-free with brazenly flouting the logging rules and the EPA are helping them. Dailan Pugh recounts the sorry story of forest destruction, one person's death, and failed regulation at Whian Whian.

Statute ‘loophole’ sees NSW Forestry avoid fines

Exclusive: The EPA took so long to investigate breaches by NSW Forestry Corp during its controversial 2013 harvesting on private land at Whian Whian that the body was able to avoid paying fines as a result of the time that had elapsed.

Logging a tragedy for all concerned

Areas of significant Aboriginal heritage were able to be easily identified at the logging site at Whian Whian over the weekend, as Echonetdaily accompanied local lawman on a walk through the forest.

Police deny Whian protesters’ claims

Police from Richmond Local Area Command are investigating two assaults against ‘forest protectors’ on a private property at Whian Whian on Wednesday night but told local media they didn’t believe a protester’s tent had been slashed.

Whian logging protester assaulted

A lone protester sleeping on private property adjoining the logging site on Whian Whian Road was assaulted overnight by up to 12 people causing head trauma and bleeding.

Contractor seriously injured at Whian Whian

Helicopter and ambulance paramedics have treated a logging contractor at Whian Whian for serious head injuries after a large branch from a tree fell on him.

Logs removed under police escort

The last logs felled on a private property at Whian Whian were removed this morning even though the landholder who owns the private road they had to pass through had withdrawn permission for them to use it.

EPA ‘must stop illegal logging’

The Environment Protection Authority has been urged to stop the Forestry Corporation’s ongoing illegal logging operations on private property at Whian Whian, adjacent to Nightcap National Park.

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.