September 2016

Published a story 28th Sep 2016 4:52 PM

Accusations fly at the first council meeting

ACCUSATIONS of "stitch ups” and "get squares” during debate on an urgent matter of business, ensured the new Clarence Valley Council go off to a lively start.

Published a story 28th Sep 2016 12:50 PM

NEW CLARENCE Valley Mayor Jim Simmons and his deputy Jason Kingsley believe they can preside over a more unified council.

Mayor and deputy pairing an 'antidote to parochialism'

NEW CLARENCE Valley Mayor Jim Simmons and his deputy Jason Kingsley believe they can preside over a more unified council.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 3:38 PM

ANIMAL lovers have the opportunity to make a difference to a whole lot of furry friends by becoming a foster carer.

Furry friends in need of foster carers

ANIMAL lovers have the opportunity to make a difference to a whole lot of furry friends by becoming a foster carer.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 2:25 PM

THE FEDERAL Government has slashed the amount it plans to slug overseas workers with its so-called backpackers tax.

Cabinet slashes proposed backpacker tax 19%

THE FEDERAL Government has slashed the amount it plans to slug overseas workers with its so-called backpackers tax.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 12:48 PM

THE CLARENCE Valley Council will elect a brand new leadership pairing today, with both the incumbents out of the running.

New council leadership team a certainty after mayoral vote

THE CLARENCE Valley Council will elect a brand new leadership pairing today, with both the incumbents out of the running.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 9:54 AM

THE VISITOR to the lower Clarence credited with inspiring locals to build the Maclean Indoor Sports Centre has been devastated to learn it has closed.

Sporting closure outrages patron

THE VISITOR to the lower Clarence credited with inspiring locals to build the Maclean Indoor Sports Centre has been devastated to learn it has closed.

Published a story 26th Sep 2016 4:19 PM

THE lesson to draw from a recent surge in coal prices may hold just as much value as spiking profits for mining and energy companies.

Coal price surge has this one key lesson

THE lesson to draw from a recent surge in coal prices may hold just as much value as spiking profits for mining and energy companies.

Published a story 26th Sep 2016 2:35 PM

A Lower Clarence mum who has a donor kidney and a daughter with a donor kidney will be helping to raise awareness of organ donation in the Clarence Valley.

Local mum has two sides of organ transplant story to tell

A Lower Clarence mum who has a donor kidney and a daughter with a donor kidney will be helping to raise awareness of organ donation in the Clarence Valley.

Published a story 26th Sep 2016 10:53 AM

NORTHERN NSW is a sweet spot for Queenslanders looking to get away from all the beauty and perfection of their home state.

Northern NSW: when perfection and beauty is not enough

NORTHERN NSW is a sweet spot for Queenslanders looking to get away from all the beauty and perfection of their home state.

Published a story 26th Sep 2016 5:29 AM

Attempts to prepare fishers for the share trading program element of the NSW fishing industry restructure are a shambles, says a local industry leader

Fishing restructure a 'shambles'

Attempts to prepare fishers for the share trading program element of the NSW fishing industry restructure are a shambles, says a local industry leader

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