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November 11, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

“AFTER toppling Tony Abbott in the Liberal leadership ballot on the night of September 14, Malcolm Turnbull held a news conference and then headed for Warren Truss’s office. The National Party leader was with colleagues, including his deputy, Barnaby Joyce, and party director Scott Mitchell, plus key staffers, discussing what should be included in a revised Coalition agreement.

So you think it is a good idea, Gladys, allowing a small cruise ship into a relatively shallow Port of Yamba?

November 9, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

The Clarence River Estuary is part of the largest combined river-ocean commercial fishery on the Australian east-coast.It also contains the Port of Yamba at its mouth.Every vessel entering the port has to navigate past a coffee rock reef protected by Native Title which curves around the entrance waters.The navigation channels these vessels sail range in depth from 3m to 5.5m on a good day.This port can safely take vessels with an overall length of no more than 120m, a maximum beam of 20m and