Monday Mar 31
Bulga residents ready to fight Rio Tinto's plans to expand Hunter Valley mine
In the NSW Hunter Valley, residents of the tiny village of Bulga are gearing up for the latest battle in their long-running attempt to protect their village being swallowed by coal mining.
Former competition watchdog boss questions brewery's closure
BRENDAN TREMBATH: The former deputy chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has questioned the motives of brewing giant SAB Miller in closing the Bluetongue Brewery on the New South Wales Central Coast.
Singleton red faced as SAB Miller Aussie subsidiary pulls Bluetongue
Australian entrepreneur John Singleton is reportedly furious that SAB Miller subsidiary Carlton & United Breweries has chosen to axe its once successful Bluetongue beer brand.
NSW Government to cancel licences for Hunter Valley mines
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell is moving to cancel exploration licences for three Hunter Valley mines at the centre of two high-profile corruption inquiries.
Manawatu Evening Standard
Uncontrolled fire threatens Aussie homes
An emergency warning is in place for a fire burning out of control in the Australian state of New South Wales.