Monthly Archives: December 2012

Council’s Community Strategic Plan Needs Urgent Revision

In late 2009 Richmond Valley Council commenced the development of a Community Strategic Plan (CSP), a critical tool to guide council in its decision-making.   Council failed to complete the process and despite critical comment from the community adopted the … Continue reading

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Council Fails to Take Action on Community Strategic Plan

Richmond Valley Council has failed to revisit its fatally-flawed Community Strategic Plan (CSP) .  The plan needs revision because the consultant and council didn’t consider the financial aspects of the plan, a serious oversight.  It was part of the Brief … Continue reading

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RAAF Bomber Command Veterans Asked to Foot Bill for Travel Insurance

Editor’s Note:  One of our readers sent us a brief article about World War II RAAF Bomber Command personnel having to foot the bill for travel insurance if they wished to travel to Britain for the official opening of a … Continue reading

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Aircraft Accident Rates Around Airports Much Much Higher: Where is the Risk Assessment for Proposed Evans Head Retirement Village Near Main Runway?

Retired RAAF and QANTAS Pilot Ron Fisher has written a second letter to Federal Senators about aircraft accident rates around airports pointing out they are much higher than his initial analysis showed when more comprehensive data sets are included.   Fisher … Continue reading

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