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  • COUNCIL’S MADE A START, BUT SAVING OUR ENVIRONMENT STILL HAS A LONG WAY TO GO.

    This publication has, over the years, catalogued many of the MidCoast Council’s inadequacies when it comes to preserving the state, quality and function of this region’s incredibly varied biodiversity and
  • LAND CAN BE MORE VALUABLE UNDEVELOPED!

    With the hovering horror of the zombie Development Applications coming back to life, the push for more housing, more developments, more money, fewer trees and nature habitat – an unexpected
  • THE GOOD OLD DAYS

    This old photograph shows a patriotic procession in Taree in the early 1900s. The procession is passing Croad’s Royal Hotel and Harry Smith’s Billiard Parlor. Fotheringham’s Hotel is in the
  • OUR FORESTS ARE WORTH MORE STANDING

    The end of native forest logging in NSW is on the horizon – but it can’t come fast enough for the climate and the environment.  No matter what the Government
  • Master Craft Birds!

    Over weeks we watched two Willy Wagtails swish and dart around our pot plants and outside window ledges thinking they were hunting bugs and flies to eat. However one morning
  • SO WHO HAS THE SAY SO ON BEAUTIFICATION IN WINGHAM?

    According to Google the “Wingham Advancement Group Inc is a not-for-profit community organisation dedicated to making Wingham, New South Wales in Australia, a better place for our community and visitors.”
  • Fifty food & drink vendors coming to TasteFest!

    On Saturday 1 April Lions Club Taree will host Tastefest on our beautiful Manning River Foreshore from 10am to 9pm.  After a couple of rough years, including floods and a
  • SUPPORT OUR NATIONAL BROADCASTER TO TELL OUR STORIES!

    For the past ten years ABC Friends has campaigned to defend the ABC. Nowhere was this more important than last year when we campaigned vigorously to protect the ABC and
  • Your Say

    Dear Editor, My wife and I have operated a tourism micro-business on our property on the Barrington River outside Gloucester since 1999. We built the house ourselves and, though we
  • YET ANOTHER DISASTROUS DEVELOPMENT

    361 Blackhead Rd Hallidays Point is a 27 acre/10.63 h vital chunk of a designated koala habitat/corridor in Hallidays Point (1999 Council habitat study). It is heavily forested and supports

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  • Fishing

    SUPER SNAPPER SNAP

    If there is better snapper country than Port Stephens, I would like to know where it is. You can catch cracker snapper anywhere over
  • Collectibles

    Antiques and Collectables

    Collecting antiques and old wares has been a wonderful hobby throughout my working career and now has extended into retirement. The accumulation of knowledge,
  • Books

    THE NATURALIST

    (The Remarkable Life of Allan Riverstone McCulloch) By Brendan Atkins NewSouth Publishing 2022 RRP $34.99 Most Sydneysiders will be very familiar with, and many
  • Your say

    Your Say

    Dear Editor, My wife and I have operated a tourism micro-business on our property on the Barrington River outside Gloucester since 1999. We built

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