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

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

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

Tough restrictions on Kings Cross

Story Published: 19 Sep 2012

THE most dangerous red-light district in the country will be hit with the toughest licensing restrictions under the...

Kings Cross, Licensing Restrictions, Nsw Government

AWU pressures govt to unleash potential of CSG industry

Story Published: 19 Feb 2013

THE AWU wants the NSW Government to "reduce red tape and existing barriers" standing in the way of the coal seam gas...

Australian Workers' Union, Csg, Environment, Justine Elliot, Mining Industry, Nsw Government

NSW coal seam gas policies trigger summit stalemate

Story Published: 26 Sep 2013

A LANDMARK energy summit in NSW could be at a stalemate even before it opens today with the state and federal governments...

Csg, Energy, Federal Government, Nsw Government

Ovarian cancer patient praises cannabis

Story Published: 20 Sep 2014

A CLARENCE Valley woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer is among those encouraged by proposals to allow terminally ill...

Cannabis, Editors Picks, Legislation, Nsw Government

Kids with epilepsy may be prescribed medical marijuana

Story Published: 22 Dec 2014

CHILDREN with severe epilepsy and terminally ill adults may be treated with medical marijuana under a NSW clinical...

Epilepsy, Medical Marijuana, Nsw Government, Terminally Ill

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