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.



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This is the MASSIVE task facing firefighters and the community across northern NSW. Some of these fires are expected to join in coming days. All up, there's more than 6000km of fire edge to deal with - the equivalent of flying from Sydney to Perth...

The Daily Examiner, 16 November 2019, p.6:For some of the 3000 students at 15 local public schools, the best way they could help local Rural Fire Service units was to mix up their socks. Or even paint their hair pink. While it’s not your usua...

The NSW Baird Coalition Government's Dept. of Planning Industry and Environment published Climate Projections For NSW in November 2014.It remains on the departmental website as current data.Below are some of the mapping and observations within t...

TheGuardian, 16 November 2019:The history of climate policy in Australia is a history of self-interest, posturing and shameful inaction. Photograph: Sam Mooy/Getty ImagesIn a dispiriting political week like the one we’ve just had, it helps to keep...

A cry from the heart......The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 November 2019:On Friday I lost my beautiful home. I am thankful we are all alive and safe and for the few possessions we were able to salvage. Many others in the small community of Nymboida, nea...

The Guardian, 14 November 2019:Bushfire smoke blankets the morning sky in Glen Innes, NSW, on 11 November. Respiratory illnesses are rising as a result of air pollution from this week’s fires, cardiologist Arnagretta Hunter says following the relea...

Tweets of the Week

on Nov 15, 2019 in: Australia

This is the road into my village after the ferocious #LongGullyRoadFire swept through. Listen with the sound on. The sound you hear is of a normally vibrant forest after a wildfire. The almost total silence & lack of wildlife is both haunting &am...