Clarence Valley Council has applied for an extension for its deadline to be Fit for the Future.
"AS the story tellers and the holders of knowledge of our culture, it's their role to pass that down to the children."
HERE are the full details of Cr Andrew Baker's radical motion to fix the budget which was successfully passed by Clarence Valley Council.
COUNCILLORS threw out any plans for a special rate hike and replaced it with a radical plan to overhaul the council's debt-ridden finances.
Ratepayers will have 3.2% slashed from their base rate in 2017/18 after Clarence Valley councillors voted down a proposal to apply for a special rate variation
MAYOR uses casting vote to reject Fit For The Future proposal including 9% SRV application at extraordinary council meeting.
CONTROVERSIAL animal rescue carer Sally Rogers is facing six charges of animal cruelty.
A District Court jury has convicted a Sydney truck driver on sex assault and assault charges. He's now out on bail until his sentencing next year.
Court closed during bail hearing for man who pleaded guilty to possession of a loaded pistol.