December 2016

Commented on a story 4th Dec 2016 12:24 PM

AFTER a long, drawn-out process, the Federal Government came to an agreement on a 15% backpacker tax.

Is that a tax in your backpack?

"The LNP have finally introduced their 15% backpacker tax (which includes clawing back 65% of their..."

November 2016

Commented on a story 25th Nov 2016 1:27 PM

Fair Work Commission grants permission for state-owned electricity distributor Essential Energy to axe 600 regional NSW jobs.

Regional NSW bracing for job cuts

"Will the Nationals try and save the 600 Essential Energy jobs that are set to go? The Nationals have..."

Commented on a story 21st Nov 2016 8:41 AM

An Advocate reader has slammed the general attitude of shoppers towards retail staff. Tell us your thoughts is common courtesy a thing of the past?

Shoppers attitudes are appalling towards retail staff

"Several of the high profile cases against trade unionists flowing from the Royal Commission have been..."

Commented on a story 18th Nov 2016 7:54 AM

DONALD Trump's victory is more than just an election of another American president - it is a regime change.

How Trump's presidential win signals a global change

"In the US, every state gets two Senators. The Electoral College system adds more to the smaller states..."

Commented on a story 14th Nov 2016 6:50 AM

WHEN it comes to a high speed rail line which would include a stop in Coffs Harbour, Anthony Albanese is like a dog with a bone.

Albanese won't let go of high speed rail proposal

"You obviously have studied the cost benefit analysis of a high speed rail link along the east coast."

Commented on a story 13th Nov 2016 1:33 PM

DONALD Trump's victory is more than just an election of another American president - it is a regime change.

How Trump's presidential win signals a global change

"Currently Hillary Clinton(47.8%), leads on the popular vote for President, by 588 000, from Donald..."

Commented on a story 9th Nov 2016 12:29 PM

Warriena Wright can't defend herself of course, or put forward her side of the story.

Gable Tostee: Profits for all except victim's family

"A recording gives an historical account of events. There is no way 60 Minutes can presume what the..."

Commented on a story 8th Nov 2016 9:04 PM

Warriena Wright can't defend herself of course, or put forward her side of the story.

Gable Tostee: Profits for all except victim's family

"Not guilty means the prosecution could not prove a case for murder or manslaughter, beyond reasonable..."

Commented on a story 5th Nov 2016 9:17 AM

The rate of tax backpackers pay has been a focus of the Senate Economics Committee 'Working Holiday Maker Reform package' this week.

Cut tax or miss the flight of backpacker labour

"Despite your claims our taxation system is not stifling our very well off. Income and wealth inequality..."

Commented on a story 2nd Nov 2016 12:39 AM

Cowper MP Luke Hartsuyker has written a reply to ARM Media's open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling for a Fair Go for regional Australia.

Right of Reply: Letter to the constituents of Cowper

"The Pacific Highway duplication continues on the timetable set out under an earlier ALP federal..."

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