April 2016

Commented on a story 30th Apr 2016 1:03 PM

WHILE driving through Lismore recently I was pulled over and breathalysed.

Drug testing doesn’t make drivers feel safer

"Easy fix, if you take drugs - stay away from driving on our roads."

Commented on a story 26th Apr 2016 2:36 PM

A French company has won a $50 billion tender to build the next generation of Australian submarines.

French to build $50 billion submarines in Adelaide

"Oh cripes.... not another big Aussie Defence acquisition mistake! "We didn't know the French way of..."

Commented on a story 26th Apr 2016 2:35 PM

UPDATE: The RSPCA want anyone with information about an injured curlew to contact 1330 264 625.

UPDATE: Man told police he may have caused injury to curlew

"Unlikely Mangsaab - given the 'mea culpa' as reported above. Accident."

Commented on a story 25th Apr 2016 12:26 PM

UPDATE: The RSPCA want anyone with information about an injured curlew to contact 1330 264 625.

UPDATE: Man told police he may have caused injury to curlew

"This is not a hunting-type arrow and so probably derives from an inexperienced but cruel young person..."

March 2016

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2016 5:29 PM

LISTS for elective surgery at Northern Rivers hospitals has grown, new data has shown.

1576 patients awaiting elective surgery at Lismore

"More expected to come onto this list due to the new private hospital insurance increases, I'm..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2016 5:27 PM

A BALLINA woman who has lived with post-traumatic stress disorder for two decades explains the symptoms of panic attack that may have hit Mt Warning war hero.

Fellow PTSD sufferer sheds light on Mt Warning hiker's hell

"This 'mental illness-caused rescue' should alert similar cases for the need for precautions when..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2016 5:23 PM

A FACEBOOK page alerting the Clarence Valley to a proposal to remove residents from the Sandon camping grounds has gone viral.

Facebook anger at NPWS plan to change park use

"The ordinary people Vs the money-hungry juggernaught called the NPWS...so no contest - eh? It's just..."

Commented on a story 28th Mar 2016 8:31 AM

Viewers angry at focus on "haves and have nots" in Grafton and South Grafton

Community sour over ABC Back Roads

"I have to agree with you totally on this one JH !"

Commented on a story 26th Mar 2016 9:07 AM

THE NSW Nature Conservation Council and North East Forest Alliance didn’t mince words when they congregated outside Thomas George’s office on Thursday.

Forest groups vow to fight ‘weak laws’

"The Star's picture of the NEFA demo reads like a "Rogues Gallery" of the vocal minority we always seem..."

Commented on a story 19th Mar 2016 5:50 PM

A SHARK barrier set to be installed at Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach has annoyed a group of people it aims to protect – local surfers.

Hundreds turn out to oppose ‘barrier to surfing’

"The expected trendy reaction ...as ever.....(sigh)."

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