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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The Sydney Morning Herald on 30 August 2016 indicated that NSW voters may yet see a number of former state politicians fronting local magistrates in the near future:Former NSW Liberal MPs have been issued letters of demand to repay potentially hundre...

Mayor Jim Simmons (standing) and Deputy Mayor Jason Kingsley (seated)Shortly after 4pm on 27 September 2016 in an open (show of hands) ballot by the nine recently elected councillors, Cr. Jim Simmons of Maclean was elected Mayor of Clarence Valley Co...

On 21 September 2016 The Sydney Morning Herald reported:Almost 95 per cent of households have completed a census form despite an embarrassing website outage on census night and lingering political controversy over the national headcount.The Bureau of...

Echo NetDaily, 23 September 2016:Bundjalung elder Mickey Ryan in the area of the plateau where rockwalls are located. (Darren Coyne)Archaeologists investigating ancient stonewalls and other sites on the North Lismore Plateau believe the area cou...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is currently  investigating the proposed acquisition of APN News & Media Limited (APN)'s Australian Regional Media division (ARM) by News Corporation (News) – with the aim of establ...

On 23 September 2016 ABC News reported:Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham says he is not expecting to broker a final deal on the highly-charged school funding debate as he meets state and territory counterparts in Adelaide today.Senator Birm...

This is what happens when an editor opens his mouth about a subject about which he knows very little……The Daily Examiner, letter to the editor, p. 9:Diverse communities of interestYour reference in your editorial (9/9), "The divisions and jealous...