NSW Councils welcome release of bushfire inquiry findings

Last week’s findings from the NSW Bushfire Inquiry Final Report have been welcomed by NSW local…

$500 million for Timber Bridge repairs available

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) has welcomed NSW Government funding to fix the State’s 1800 wooden bridges…

Rebuilding boundaries for Northern Rivers farmers

A NSW government program to rebuild fences destroyed in summer bushfires is providing hope and purpose…

Bushfire inquiry report hits the mark but misses some key points 

The Nature Conservation Council broadly supports the findings and recommendations of the  Final Report of the…

Qld border closure is now a tragedy and un-Australian

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has slammed the Queensland Border closure following a local tragedy.“This…

North Coast Local Land Services has launched a series of online resources to support farmers

North Coast Local Land Services has launched a series of online resources to support farmers Land Life podcast…

NSW Custody Statistics: Quarterly update June 2020 NSW Prison population declines by 11% in response to the threat of COVID-19

New figures released by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research show a remarkable decline in…

Independent Bushfire Group: Time for radical rethink on bush firefighting

A new coalition of experienced fire experts has called on the NSW Government to make some…

IPART seeks feedback on local council household waste charges

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on its Discussion Paper released today…

Pacific Highway upgrade opens new sections

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit another major milestone with 15 kilometres of…

Be alert for paralysis ticks

North Coast Local Land Services District Veterinarians are reminding owners that now is the time of…

QLD border closure business survey

Business NSW is seeking responses from businesses in the Northern Rivers who are impacted by the…

Government’s new council code of conduct brings even greater transparency

NSW local government’s peak body has welcomed the State Government’s updated Model Code of Conduct for…

Time for Minister Kean to Stump Up.

After finding further logging breaches in Wild Cattle Creek State Forest, NEFA is calling on Environment…

$1m Future Fellowship funding will step up action in reducing antimony contamination

A Southern Cross University scientist, whose research sits at the interface of geochemistry and soil science,…

Public confidence in the New South Wales criminal justice system

A new study by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found that…

Wild Weather a Reminder to Prepare for Floods

As the cleanup from the flash flooding along the NSW coast continues Ian Dinham, President of…

Lismore laboratory set to test, test, test!

With the Queensland/NSW border now open, NSW Health Pathology’s laboratory in Lismore is ready for any…

Fire training to facilitate increased traditional burning in State forests

Representatives from the Bunya, Coffs and Biripi Local Aboriginal Land Councils completed basic fire training with…

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