October 2015

Commented on a story 5th Oct 2015 12:47 PM

RUGBY: Wallabies beat England 33-13 at Twickenham, making England the first nation to host a World Cup and not make it to the quarter-finals.

Foley stars as Wallabies send hosts crashing out

"the highlight of the long weekend,well done to the whole team."

Commented on a story 4th Oct 2015 9:21 AM

LOCAL councils hoping to raise cash by selling off their struggling airports have at least 18 months of hard work ahead to be ready for the private market.

Warning to councils: it takes 18 months to sell an airport

"councils should not be running airports."

Commented on a story 3rd Oct 2015 7:38 PM

A RUMOUR that a section of the Urunga Bypass will be opened for the upcoming Christmas/New Year period has been quashed by Roads and Maritime Services.

No Christmas gift for drivers at Urunga

"taking forever"

Commented on a story 3rd Oct 2015 2:16 PM

THE City Centre Masterplan Committee says it recognises that activating City Square is a key contributor to generating increased CBD trade.

Do you have ideas for the city centre?

"move it out to the fringes"

Commented on a story 1st Oct 2015 5:47 PM

CHINA could walk away from a planned Free Trade Agreement if the deal isn't signed off by Christmas, Federal Agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce has warned.

China free trade deal to directly benefit Northern Rivers

"what about the Chinese workers allowed to come here and take our jobs Barnaby? why do you support a..."

Commented on a story 1st Oct 2015 5:23 PM

A GROWING number of feral cats are running rampant in areas of Coffs Harbour, with no organisation tasked with control measures such as baiting or trapping.

Feral cats go on the prowl

"had to kill several this year,too many dogs as well."

September 2015

Commented on a story 30th Sep 2015 7:29 PM

ONE of the best ideas to halt shark attacks would also take a huge bite out of council budgets.

Shark surveillance could require money councils don't have

"surely kites with cameras could be flown cheaply over beaches paid for out of the national defence..."

Commented on a story 30th Sep 2015 12:18 AM

MEDICAL abortion may now be just a few phone calls away, with Australian women able to order the abortion pill to their door.

Australian women may get phone access to abortion pill

"great news,this will be a big help for country women.."

Commented on a story 28th Sep 2015 2:21 PM

FEDERAL Coalition MP Andrew Robb has let slip that the federal election will be called sooner than expected, AAP reports.

Andrew Robb reportedly slips that federal election looms

"robb has sold out the aussie workers in his poorly drafted rushed china free trade agreement and now..."

Commented on a story 25th Sep 2015 8:31 PM

MEAT eaters should be treated like smokers and targeted with ad campaigns urging them to become vegetarians, says UK Labour's spokeswoman for farming.

Meat eaters ought to be treated like smokers, says UK MP

"or the religious mob who have their views forced on us in every area of our lives."

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