Northern Rivers voices telling it like it is.......Facebook, No Mega Port Yamba, 15 November 2017: Victoria Paine Dear Councillors,I wish to express my deep concern and OBJECTION to the proposal that the Port of Yamba be designated a cruise ship destination and/ the creation of a cruise ship terminal.My primary concerns are environmental.
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The Mandarin, 1 December 2017:Two federal statutory officials have admitted to making comments that Labor has seized on as raising doubts about their agency's independence.The comments were made during a break in an Employment portfolio estimates hearing this morning exploring the Australian Federal Police raid on a union headquarters and involvement of Employment Minister Mich
In online debates concerning the NSW Government's proposal to make the Port of Yamba an official cruise ship destination and possibly build an international cruise ship terminal I have noticed a few misconceptions creeping in - so this post is a brief fact check.The misconceptions are coloured red.* The “MV Caledonian Sky” cruise ship is smaller than the “Island Trader” cargo ship and not much bigger than the Manly Ferry.“Caledonian Sky” at 4,200 gross tonnage, dead weight of 645t, 90.6m leng
“The cultural conditioning of girls as gatekeepers and surrogate mothers is supposed to keep boys in a perpetual state of liberation. They can do as they please and trust that the consequences of their actions will be held against any woman they choose to hurt in the process.
The NSW Berejiklian Government will not be happy with this………ABC News, 30 November 2017:Allegations of water theft upstream in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) have prompted South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill to launch a state royal commission to identify any perpetrators.New South Wales and Queensland were slapped with a
These issues get reported in mainstream media but are falling on the deaf ears of monumentally ignorant Turnbull Government minsters, senator and MPs.ABC News, 27 November 2017:The woman who led the world to a global climate change agreement has a message for Australia: "You really do have to see that we are at the Kodak moment for coal."Christiana Figueres, until last year
"All I'm thinking about now is things I'm going to do on my own farm to be quite frank" [ Nationals candidate in New England by-election and former Deputy Prime Minister until High Court revoked his election, Barnaby Joyce, on receiving a $40,000 cheque from mining magnate Gina Rinehart, 21 November 2017]“As he was handed an oversized cheque on stage, Mr Joyce's first respo
The following media release was sent to NSW Minister for Maritime, Roads and Freight Melinda Pavey by way of her Twitter account at 7:15pm on 30 November 2017.