NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell

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Government back flips on CSG in residential areas

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has announced new measures to strengthen the regulation of the Coal Seam Gas (CSG) industry in NSW. Mr O’Farrell said the new measures build on what are already the toughest controls on the industry in the country. Under the package endorsed by Cabinet: The independent Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will be … Continue reading

Premier invited to Port privatisation forum

THE Port of Port Kembla Working Group has invited NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, NSW Treasurer Mike Baird, Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay and Minister for the Illawarra Greg Pearce to a Community Forum at Wollongong Town Hall to discuss the privatisation of Port Kembla. The forum will provide an opportunity for Wollongong City … Continue reading

Thousands of hectares dedicated as national park

THE 6,500 hectare Dharawal National Park has been officially dedicated. The national park will indefinitely preserve the area’s unique biodiversity, including several endangered species and Sydney’s largest surviving koala population. It will also protect a large number of Aboriginal rock art and significant cultural sites.  The listing also has a “no depth restriction”, meaning the … Continue reading

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