Lucia, Koala Joey, released

7th February, 2016 - by Menkit

On Sunday 7th February at 1pm a momentous event occurred at Black Rocks off the access road to the sports field. A 12 month old female koala juvenile (named Lucia) found just before Christmas 2015 with conjunctivitis and taken into care at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital was released ... read more

Cr Longland No Friend of Tweed Koalas

8 February, 2016 - by Dave Norris

As for Cr Barry Longland, he was voted in with a promise of ‘policies that ensure our natural assets are preserved’. In September 2014 he stated ‘I am keen to protect koalas and have them thrive’.  However .... read more

Protest in Cr Longland's home town

21st February, 2016 - by Menkit

The Heat is on Cr Barry Longland. Hot on the heels of the largest ever petition presented to Tweed Shire council at the 18th February council meeting, Northern Rivers Guardians staged a peaceful demonstration in Cr Barry Longland's home town of Uki at the monthly markets on Sunday 21st February. Loud chants could be heard by market goers, pedestrians

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Results of Petition to Cr Longland

1st March, 2016 - by Menkit

As of today we have hit 95,000 signatures for our petition! That does not include 1,747 signatures collected locally by hand. Twelve days ago we presented our petition to Tweed Shire Council. At the time there were a total of 33,955 signatures. However because it was addressed to Cr Longland and not to council, the minutes read ... read more