January 2017

Commented on a story 15th Jan 2017 2:31 PM

NO ONE would argue Centrelink has a responsibility to ensure people don't abuse the system. But what is horribly wrong is how Centrelink has gone about it.

OPINION: My anguish with Centrelink debt recovery

"Thank you for that raoul. terry01 - we were both out of the country for 2 months. We were Executors on..."

Voted in a poll 15th Jan 2017 1:26 PM

Commented on a story 15th Jan 2017 6:05 AM

NO ONE would argue Centrelink has a responsibility to ensure people don't abuse the system. But what is horribly wrong is how Centrelink has gone about it.

OPINION: My anguish with Centrelink debt recovery

"You ignore Centrelink letters at your peril ! We had two issues over our kids' Youth Allowance."

Commented on a story 13th Jan 2017 12:07 PM

Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, has hit back at claims that palm oil used in their hazelnut and chocolate spreads could cause cancer.

Nutella maker hits back over cancer concerns

"More "non-news" - this time very successfully spread by the anti-palm oil "environmentalist" groups."

Commented on a story 13th Jan 2017 12:06 PM

The campaign features a cast of Australians from all walks of life coming together over a lamb barbecue, highlighting Australia’s universal love of lamb.

WATCH: 'Aren't we all boat people' boasts new lamb campaign

"Well - no-one can accuse the Australian "First Peoples" of being boat- people. They mainly came from SE..."

Commented on a story 5th Jan 2017 5:56 PM

PENSIONERS on the Coffs Coast will tomorrow be monitoring what impact the Turnbull Government's changes to the age pension have had to the fortnightly payments.

Will the age pension changes impact on you?

"If you have $250-$375K assets (plus own $1M+ home) - why would you really need a taxpayer-funded..."

December 2016

Commented on a story 29th Dec 2016 9:12 AM

IT'S little wonder that the Australian Government's changes to the pension have caused so much anxiety and anger among affected people.

Moving the pensioner goal posts is a tough call

"The aged pension 'income test' has been too lax for two long. When a mild tightening-up is made - but..."

Commented on a story 20th Dec 2016 6:41 PM

AN OUTBACK cop who pulled his gun and threatened to shoot a driver during a roadside intercept has been found guilty of assault and deprivation of liberty.

QLD cop guilty of assault over bizarre outback chase

"He watched too many "cop movies" from the USA probably. When can we get it over to this type of..."

Commented on a story 19th Dec 2016 7:35 PM

A THREE-year-old boy being taken on a Christmas shopping trip by his grandmother was shot dead when a motorist opened fire on her car.

Child, 3, shot dead in road-rage incident

"Typical sensationalist media reporting of gun-crime in a certain State of the USA. This has nothing at..."

Commented on a story 14th Dec 2016 5:31 PM

WARNING: Distressing content. This is the horrifying reality of what occurred at a Northern Rivers permaculture college early Wednesday morning.

VIDEO: How could anyone hurt these animals?

"OzRacer's comment is pretty extreme and "sicko" too - akin to murderous wishes/death-threats made by..."

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