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How the Clarence Valley council rates and charges fight played out at the end of 2016

December 8, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

It would be foolish to think that the issue of Clarence Valley Council rates and charges has been permanently settled since the local government election in September this year.The constant pressure of cost-shifting by state and federal governments means that regional councils in particular are prone to financial stress.The fact that during previous elected terms Council in the Chamber appears to have agreed to expenditure which exacerbated this situation is regrettable but remains something

Northern Rivers Knitting Nannas visit Queensland gas field

December 8, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Clarence Valley Conservation Coalition Inc. website published this post on 30 November 2016:Nanna Lynette's ReportI found that although I’d seen many photos and movies of gasfields and had heard people talk about them, nothing prepared me for visiting a gasfield and walking around the infrastructure and hearing the massive amount of noise.

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) final decision on the proposed sale of APN News & Media regional newspapers to News Corp due on 8 December 2016

December 6, 2016 - 00:15 -- Admin

The proposed date for announcement of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) final decision on the proposed sale of APN News & Media regional newspapers to News Corp is 8 December 2016.Consideration of the sale is occurring against this backdrop………Financial Review, 8 November 2016: News Corporation will rip $40 million

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