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‘It would decimate us’: David Goodall’s final warning to humanity hours before death

There is one topic David Goodall felt he was not questioned on before choosing to end his 104-year life at an assisted dying clinic in Switzerland. By Christiane Barro As one of Australia’s most esteemed scientific minds, Dr Goodall received global attention for wanting to die. But his views on science went unnoticed. […]

Independent Media Opinion/Comment

Michael Pascoe: As commercial models struggle we need stronger public broadcasters, not weaker ones

It’s ironic Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has difficulty communicating. But don’t worry, I’m here to help: cutting the ABC’s funding makes perfect sense – if you’re pre-empting your own inquiry into competitive neutrality and doing One Nation and your media mates a favour. By Michael Pascoe Fresh from making an […]


Sports Results – 12-13 May 2018

GROUP 2 League First Grade Orara Valley def Coffs Harbour 29-24 Macksville def South Grafton 34-18 Grafton Ghosts def Nambucca Heads 98-6   Ladies Tag Coffs Harbour def Orara Valley 28-8 South Grafton def Macksville 18-0 Sawtell drew with Bellingen 16-all Grafton Ghosts def Nambucca Heads 38-4   MNC RUGBY […]

Coffs Coast Business

Deal on Murray Darling Basin Plan could make history for Indigenous water rights

On Monday night the Labor Party agreed to a federal government policy package intended to ensure the survival of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. By Sue Jackson , Professor, ARC Future Fellow, Griffith University The proposed amendments to the plan, and the complex technical details of water allocation, have been heavily scrutinised […]