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No point having blueberry royal commission: Singh

Premium Content No point having blueberry royal commission: Singh

‘Most of the issues fall under the federal sphere unfortunately.’

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...

REVEALED: Coffs investigation shows exploitation 'rife'

Premium Content REVEALED: Coffs investigation shows exploitation 'rife'

Some workers were paid the equivalent of $3 an hour.

All agriculture customers breaking rules on recycled water

Premium Content All agriculture customers breaking rules on recycled water

None of the 34 existing agricultural customers were fully compliant on recycled...

Berry industry should ‘weed out’ rogue farmers

Premium Content Berry industry should ‘weed out’ rogue farmers

This letter writer says industry body should ‘weed out’ rogue farmers.

Appalling picker conditions the ‘elephant in the room’

Premium Content Appalling picker conditions the ‘elephant in the room’

‘The AWU has seen inside some of these sheds and homes around Coffs’

Singh denies conflict of interest on koala policy

Premium Content Singh denies conflict of interest on koala policy

He’s brushed off claims of a conflict of interest between his links to the...

Push to expand industry but at what cost?

Premium Content Push to expand industry but at what cost?

The state’s first Agriculture Commissioner has been appointed.

Koala sniffing canines on the case

Premium Content Koala sniffing canines on the case

Koala sniffing canines will be involved in the innovative project.

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

Berry group welcomes compliance to uncover water theft

Premium Content Berry group welcomes compliance to uncover water theft

Berry group welcomes findings but says compliance was targeted.

Berries could wither as COVID restrictions bite

Premium Content Berries could wither as COVID restrictions bite

Will there be enough pickers to harvest the lucrative crop?

Dev App proposal for farms rejected by Councillors

Premium Content Dev App proposal for farms rejected by Councillors

A proposal for DAs for intensive agriculture has been rejected.

Councillors called to crisis meeting over dam water sell-off

Premium Content Councillors called to crisis meeting over dam water sell-off

Councillors will hold an extraordinary meeting next week.

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

Coffs Harbour City Councillor in Federal Court

Premium Content Coffs Harbour City Councillor in Federal Court

A Coffs Harbour City Councillor is facing Federal Court.

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.

Toxic breaches uncovered as part of fish kill investigation

Premium Content Toxic breaches uncovered as part of fish kill investigation

An investigation into a fish kill at Hearnes Lake has uncovered 25 cases of...

Council to fund buffer to protect children from spray drift

Premium Content Council to fund buffer to protect children from spray drift

It's not the first time parents have expressed concern.

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