Tag Archives: Editorial

Review of NSW Crown Lands: Disaster for the Environment

The opportunity to comment on the NSW State Government’s proposed changes to the management of Crown Lands closes tomorrow, Friday 20 June.VWD attended a meeting called by Richmond Valley Council at the Evans Head Surf Club at which there was … Continue reading

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Planning Minister Brad Hazzard Ain’t Listening

Despite extensive, responsible  criticism of  Planning Minister Brad Hazzard’s proposed new draconian planning legislation, slated for introduction right after the Federal election, the Minister is clearly not listening to what is being said by the wider community and is pushing … Continue reading

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Valley Council’s Loaded CSG Question Which Won’t Go Away

It’s pretty clear now that Richmond Valley Council’s in bed with the Coal Seam Gas Industry.   The picture in the local paper of the General Manager  looking all festive and jolly with the Christmas Tree provided by Metgasco, the … Continue reading

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Councillors Not Happy With Mayoral NOROC Quit Notice

Richmond Valley Council Mayor Ernie Bennett Recommended in  a Mayoral Minute that “Richmond Valley Council give NOROC the required 12 months notice to cease being a member of NOROC” at the 19 March 2013 meeting of council. While an amended … Continue reading

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