North Coast Voices

Blog URL:http://northcoastvoices.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Northern Rivers, environment, government, people power, media, election comment, poltics, health, policy

Group blog from regional Australia posting on politics, society, the arts, the environment and current affairs.



Latest Blog Posts



Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, 13 February 2017:To the Editor:Charles M. Blow (column, nytimes.com, Feb. 9) describes Donald Trump’s constant need “to grind the opposition underfoot.” As mental health professionals, we share Mr.

After Metgasco Limited left the NSW Northern Rivers region with its pockets stuffed full of compensation dollars because local communities resisted its efforts to create a coal seam gas industry in the middle of biodiverse, culturally rich and produc...

Quotes of the Week

on Feb 24, 2017

“Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.” [Senior White House adviser on immigration...

Echo NetDaily, 20 February 2017:‘Building the biggest coal mine on earth is, at this point in human history, the dumbest idea on earth,’ said Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org.Adani Carmichael Coal mine is still looking for major investors to...

Delightful video and photograph of a koala in Spenser Street, Iluka NSW, by Lisa Shaw from the Green Room café at Iluka.Ken Nicholl from Iluka Landcare transferred this little koala to a koala food tree next door.An Iluka resident tells me that this...

Clarence Valley readers might remember Narrabri Shire Council as one of those NSW local governments pushing to dam and divert the Clarence River and interested in creating a Yamba mega port.Now they have apparently been caught red handed attempting t...

There has been some finger pointing in mainstream and social media of late over Labor’s use of $7.4 million as the amount banks would be able to retain under the Turnbull Government’s progressive cuts to the company tax rate included in the 2016-...