“They played in asbestos piles as if they were sandpits”

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

THE NSW Greens are calling for an inquiry into Baryulgil, a remote Aboriginal community north-west of Grafton where...

Asbestos, Asbestosis, Baryulgil, Compensation, Disease, Editors Picks, Health Problems, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Mr Fluffy, Nsw Government

Supreme Court: NSW Gov must pay Metgasco's legal bills

Story Published: 27 May 2015

METGASCO has confirmed that it is pursuing the recovery of its legal costs following NSW Supreme Court decision.

Metgasco, Nsw Government, Supreme Court

Calls for stolen generation inquiry to visit Northern Rivers

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

THE New South Wales senate has voted to unanimously support an inquiry later this year into reparation for the Stolen...

Aboriginal Rights, Indigenous Affairs, Inquiry, North Coast Nsw, Nsw, Nsw Government, Politics, Stolen Generation

Welfare is breaking up families, says NSW Minister

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

AUSTRALIA’S fondness for throwing welfare at problems is causing more than just debt, it's breaking down the family...

Divorce, Divorce Rates, Dole, Editors Picks, Family, Nsw Government, Nsw Politics, Poverty, Welfare

Metgasco confirms negotiations about future in region

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

METGASCO has confirmed in a statement this morning it is in negotiations with the government about “the future of its gas...

Bentley Blockade, Coal, Coal Seam Gas, Csg, Dart Energy, Lock The Gate, Metgasco, Mining, Northern Rivers, Nsw Government, Pel445, Pel Buyback Scheme, Petroleum Exploration Licence

Drink container deposit scheme likely for NSW

Story Published: 13 Jan 2015

A DRINK container deposit scheme looks set to be introduced in New South Wales in coming weeks.

Bottle Deposit, Drink Container Deposit Scheme, New South Wales, Nsw Government, Recycling, Waste Not Want Not

Majority support right to fight mining approvals

Story Published: 17 Jul 2013

WANT the right to fight against mining? Almost nine out of 10 people in New South Wales are on your side.

Brad Hazzard, Mining Approvals, Nature Conservation Council Of Nsw, Nsw Government

Govt hopes to put the brakes on heavy vehicle crashes

Story Published: 30 Apr 2013

THE Federal Government hopes to see a heavy vehicle mandate on Antilock Braking Systems for heavy trucks, trailers and...

Abs, Brakes, Federal Government, National Heavy Vehicle Braking Strategy, Nsw Government

Metgasco withdrawal will hurt Casino, says council GM

Story Published: 13 Mar 2013

METGASO'S withdrawal from the Northern Rivers scuttles Casino's hopes of becoming region's industrial centre through the...

Asx, Csg, Metgasco, Mining, Nsw Government

The secret life of sharks

Story Published: 16 Feb 2012

THE CLARENCE estuary is teeming with sharks - a discovery that may provide an insight into the secret lives of some of...

Biologists, Marine Animals, Nsw Government, Science, Sharks

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