It's not every day we say something positive about the NSW Government - but their decision to buy back BHP's licence for the Caroona coal mine on the Liverpool Plains is very important.
We are delighted that after years of campaigning the Government has finally listened to farmers and the community.
Our Pacific Island neighbours will benefit from decisions like this which will assist in cutting back Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.
Coal is a fuel of the past. Let's hope this decision is followed by the Government taking steps to shut down Shenhua's open cut Watermark coal mine near Gunnedah.
Add your name to our card which we will be sending to Mike Baird, thanking him for taking action - but also calling for him to stop any new coal mines.