YASS VALLEY LANDOWNERS near the ACT–NSW border are caught in planning discussion and decisions between the NSW Government, and the Yass Valley Council (YVC). The NSW government wants urban development along the border (see South East and Tablelands Regional Plan) but the YVC policy (see Yass Valley Settlement Strategy) is to
2019 election — The survey results. The issues we most want to fight for this election are: Pushing for urgent action to address climate change and stopping Adani digging their Carmichael mine. Supercharging the transition to renewable energies like solar and wind. Securing an immediate evacuation to safety of all the refugees and people
AS WE COME to the end of The District Bulletin’s first year of transformation into a great-looking website — focusing on environment, the natural world and sustainable living; as well as regional life and politics; culture, wellness and science; plus great reporting from ‘around the web’ — I have been
Dateline: Adelaide 2018 Labor Conference OVER THE PAST few days, relentless young people have been out in force at the Labor Party’s National Conference putting climate action and stopping Adani front and centre on the political agenda. And boy, did we we achieve our goals — I am so bloody proud. On Sunday,
HuntFest: undemocratic Eurobodalla history THE EUROBODALLA SHIRE Council has ignored or trivialised community attitudes towards the leasing of land in the heart of Narooma to the local Shooters Club for the purpose of a HuntFest. There was very little initial publicity and people who were alarmed by the decision in 2012 to
[Ed note: The Bulletin is interested in why the Shooters and Fishers and Farmers Party have fielded a candidate in Monaro. Is every rural/regional voter considered a natural fit for these two parties? Are the Nationals going soft and giving in to the city? How many races are the Shooters contesting?
Comment on "Kangaroo killing for farmers: Counterpoint" AS AN INDIGENOUS Woman, an Initiated Teacher I’m sickened and appalled at the level of unsustainable farming fuelled by greedy Colonialism engulfing Country. Farming is a gift not a right and we Indigenous People farmed for thousands of years co-existing with The Dreaming of Country
Tail wags the policy dog on environment THE “DERANGED CIRCUS of wreckers” and climate change deniers in federal politics described by the Guardian’s Katherine Murphy after Turnbull was booted out, and the reactionary wreckers of native species and ecosystems that we endure in NSW from the National Party and their Liberal