Their allegiance has always been Clarence first when the valley needs protection, but do understand they are also part of the bigger Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.
In the 1980s Clarence Valley residents helped save the Washpool rainforest.
In July 2014 the value we placed on protecting the river systems and ensuring water security for the region helped convinced Labor's Janelle Saffin to co-sponsor an urgency motion at a NSW State Conference calling for a CSG Free Northern Rivers.
Now the 2016 federal election campaign has rolled around and the Clarence Greens are saying this:
While market goers in Yamba on 26 June were receiving handouts like this flyer:
And taking home this bumper sticker: