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NRG Monthly Meeting Saturday 15th December, Mavis’s Kitchen Mount Warning, 12noon-2pm

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hi NRG people,

I hope to see you there.

Sledge

Agenda for NRG meeting 15th December 2018 at Mavis’ Kitchen near Uki

Meeting to start at noon
Acknowledge the traditional custodians: Sledge

APPOINT someone to take Minutes

Present: Sledge, Daniele, Rainer, Geoff, Joyce, Cas, Dee, Marian, Gwyn, Bruce,

Apologies: Suzanne, Lyn, Meg & Peter Nielsen

New members apps:

Minutes from 17th November 2018 – Regular meeting & AGM

Business Arising:

1. Writing columns for media. Send to Sledge or Dee for edit. See latest NGT

2. Limpinwood – Susie/Reenie:

3. Boorman’s Road – Facebook site: Logging Non-Violent Direct Action Group

4. Tweed Council Watch
a. Water management and aquifers – Gwyn :
b. Uki Water Dragons & meeting with Chief Scientist’s panel – Sledge:

5. NRRAG /TOOT- Rail options – Bill : message from Iain Lonsdale TSC
Project Director – Tweed Valley Rail Trail : we have today issued a Notice to Bidders clarifying that the future tender process will allow for alternative off-formation designs to be submitted per the Council resolution of 15 February 2018 that current EOI (per the resolution and as discussed with you) is based on our current on-formation concept design…. we expect Section 99a Railway Protection Act -entirely up to the state government to deal with and at least not till April. This is good news, it means they won’t be able to start anything on Rail Trail ‘til after the election .

b. Rallies at M’bah (1/12) and Lismore (8/12)

c. NSW govt support for fast trains – Sledge :

6. Kingscliff urban expansion / hospital site – Sledge/ Dave:

7. Prospects for NSW and Federal elections – Sledge/ Gwyn

8. Stop Adani : Dave/ Pav –
ACTION : a. Send letters to Federal Member Justine Elliot. & Senators
b. Letters to Q’land govt asking for no extinguishment of Native Title to allow Adani to proceed.
c. Ask Qlnd government to re-consider unlimited water offer

Treasurer’s Report: Geoff: Cheque Account: $ Expenses:
Income: Membership $ Pass the hat: $

Legal Account: $ Petty Cash: $ 85.00 Fund Raising: $ 100.00
Motion: Money for a. buying shirts? B. Stop Adani donation

President’s Report: Sledge
1. Forests and NEFA –AGM for NEFA on 26th Nov . support from NCC.
2. Bio fuels debate 3. Get ready to blockade

ACTION: Please keep writing to NSW government asking for an end to logging native forests. ALP Shadow = Penny Sharpe

3. Kyogle group formed to defend the environment. Meeting again soon.

NEW Business:

1. The Greens candidate for Tweed : Dave/ Bill

2. Market stalls : Bill

3. North Byron Parklands – Dee : written submissions will be accepted up until 11 January, 2019 IPCN@IPCN.NSW.GOV.AU. Use the subject heading: SSD 8169, North Byron Parklands Cultural Events Site.

Announcements:

1) 1. Campaign strategies meeting with Greg Reid at 6 PM on Friday 14th Dec to follow the NEC meeting at 5 PM at B & B next to NEC shop, Nimbin

2) 2. ENOVA AGM at Mullum Civic Centre starts 6 PM on Wedn 19th December

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Next meeting noon to 2 PM on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Mavis’ Kitchen

Details

Date:
December 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

Mavis’s Kitchen and Cabins
Mount Warning Road
Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484 Australia
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