Vale the Hon Ian Causley

I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing overnight of the former Nationals Member for…

Independent newspapers falter, the Wild West awaits

Printed newspapers are pillars of democracy – if we erode those pillars it’ll be more like…

COVIDSafe: new app to help slow spread of coronavirus

The Australian Government has launched the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe, an important public health initiative…

Councils applaud NSW Government stimulus package

Councils today applauded the NSW Government for listening and responding to Local Government NSW’s calls for…

Small businesses impacted by COVID-19 urged to apply for JobKeeper

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is concerned by reports many small…

CVC seeks answers on GBH upgrade promise

Clarence Valley Council (CVC) has written to the NSW Premier, Deputy Premier, Treasurer, Minister for Health…

Clarence and Richmond Valley small businesses

Clarence and Richmond Valley small businesses among 2500 to already get $10,000 government virus grantsClarence and…

PIJI welcomes rescue package, recommends additional policy options available to government

The Public Interest Journalism Initiative (PIJI) welcomes the media rescue package announced by Minister for Communications…

Access to credit critical to small business survival: Ombudsman

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed the federal government’s decision…

Supporting up to $40 billion of lending to small businesses

The Morrison Government has made the first round of offers to banks and non-bank lenders to…

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