November 2015

Commented on a story 4th Nov 2015 7:59 AM

METGASCO will leave the region permanently if shareholders endorse the Baird Government’s proposed $25 million buyback of Northern Rivers exploration licences.

Henderson: We’re not taking the shareholder vote for granted

"It wasn't the anti fossil fuel movement, Mr Henderson. It was the people opposed to the..."

October 2015

Commented on a story 15th Oct 2015 8:38 PM

LISMORE City Council has rejected a challenge from MP Thomas George to pool its money with the State Government and buy back Metgasco’s mining licence.

Mayor rejects government’s Metgasco buy-back challenge

"The target is yet again claimed to be conventional gas, but we have already cleared up that little..."

Commented on a story 1st Oct 2015 5:52 AM

PLANS by Metgasco to carry out seismic testing in Rock Valley have been described by Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell as an “insult to the community”.

Lismore Mayor: Metgasco's seismic testing not wanted here

"A quick check on Google confirms that both Rock Valley and Bungabee Rd are in Lismore LGA. Jenny..."

September 2015

Commented on a story 14th Sep 2015 9:40 AM

A ROCKHAMPTON woman whose grandfather discovered the Blair Athol coal seam and other Central Queensland coalmines has spoken out against the industry.

CQ pioneer coalminer’s granddaughter speaks against mining

"Coal is not needed for people in India to be connected to electricity. Peoples' health and the..."

July 2015

Commented on a story 23rd Jul 2015 10:03 AM

AT ITS most flamboyant, the fun factor of science makes Hollywood movies positively yawn-inducing.

Casino kids get their science on with Macquarie Uni

"Big thanks to Hamish and Marc for the great coverage of this fantastic opportunity for our students."

June 2015

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2015 7:44 PM

THE deadline for the New State Government’s promise to buy back all the PELs on the North Coast is fast approaching.

Nannas demand action as CSG buy-back deadline approaches

"It's not as simple as that. Regardless of regulations, a rural landscape becomes industrialised, with..."

May 2015

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 10:13 PM

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis has called for a ban on coal seam gas on the Northern Rivers, or for his own government to appeal the Metgasco court decision.

Ban coal seam gas on the Northern Rivers: Gulaptis

"A great first speech in the new parliament. Mr Gulaptis knows the people of the region want a gasfield..."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 9:59 PM

HE Northern Star took to the streets of Casino this morning to ask a handful of residents what they thought about Metgasco’s impending return to the region following their 12-month suspension.

Residents views mixed on Metgasco's new Casino shopfront

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Commented on a story 6th May 2015 5:07 PM

LOCAL woman diagnosed offered anti-depressants and counselling to treat her “psychosomatic” illness by doctors who refused to believe she was genuinely ill.

Lyme Disease sufferer endures long battle with medical world

"Catch up, Australia. Denial won't solve this problem. "

Commented on a story 1st May 2015 11:16 PM

THERE are serious questions about the environmental safety of gas drilling, yet no satisfactory answers have been given by governments or mining companies.

Letter to Metgasco: Gas drilling has a disturbing history

"Wzb11 you are the only one here talking about fracking, but since you mentioned it, I will address your..."

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