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Fed govt: No need for berry worker royal commission

Premium Content Fed govt: No need for berry worker royal commission

The Federal Government says there’s no need for a Royal Commission ‘at this...

Taking to the sky to detect water theft

Premium Content Taking to the sky to detect water theft

The State’s water regulator has embraced technology to continue investigations...

Water regulator: strong action needed on ‘wilful offenders’

Premium Content Water regulator: strong action needed on ‘wilful offenders’

The NSW water regulator found 89 per cent of intensive horticulture properties were...

Top 5 jobs on the Coffs Coast this week

Premium Content Top 5 jobs on the Coffs Coast this week

From tech start-ups to tractor driving, its never too late to change careers

REVEALED: Local waterways of most concern to SCU researchers

Premium Content REVEALED: Local waterways of most concern to SCU researchers

‘Nearly all creeks with agriculture and urban land use had issues.’

Cr’s blueberry bill grows to more than $130k

Premium Content Cr’s blueberry bill grows to more than $130k

Cr John Arkan’s blueberry bill just got a lot bigger.

Water blitz reveals more oversized dams and illegal bores

Premium Content Water blitz reveals more oversized dams and illegal bores

The same problems are being detected on farms across the region.

UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

Premium Content UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

UPDATE: The Office of Local Government and Mayor has responded.

’IMPRESSIVE’: Berry packing house undergoes $2.1m upgrade

Premium Content ’IMPRESSIVE’: Berry packing house undergoes $2.1m upgrade

The facility is now said to be one of the most ‘sophisticated’ in the country.

Berry group preps for influx of seasonal workers

Premium Content Berry group preps for influx of seasonal workers

There are concerns about an influx of seasonal workers.

Horse owner to challenge ‘ridiculous’ water fine

Premium Content Horse owner to challenge ‘ridiculous’ water fine

It comes at the same time as Council's fine for breaching water laws

Green light for berry poles and nets in residential zone

Premium Content Green light for berry poles and nets in residential zone

Residents against the DA are worried it will set a precedent.

MP condemns ‘deliberate lies’ linking him to water sell-off

Premium Content MP condemns ‘deliberate lies’ linking him to water sell-off

Gurmesh Singh has distanced himself from the proposed water sell-off

REVEALED: Pesticide levels in water tanks

Premium Content REVEALED: Pesticide levels in water tanks

Council would like to see a review of regulations on pesticide use.

University researchers continue to delve into farm impacts

Premium Content University researchers continue to delve into farm impacts

Southern Cross University’s latest research is out.

'I'm staying put' school standoff to save remaining trees

Premium Content 'I'm staying put' school standoff to save remaining trees

THERE is a standoff this morning at a public school

Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

Premium Content Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

The research looked at the impacts of spray drift on water tanks.

Rates used to protect students from farm chemicals

Premium Content Rates used to protect students from farm chemicals

The P&C has found traces of pesticides and other chemicals on roofs.

Research aims to ensure sweet future for bees

Premium Content Research aims to ensure sweet future for bees

'We're interested in finding out if flies can move blueberry pollen'

Beekeeper keen to tell his blueberry story

Premium Content Beekeeper keen to tell his blueberry story

"Blueberries and blueberry growing doesn't kill our bees."

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