August 2015

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 11:14 AM

WITH youth unemployment in Australia at 15% and one in five young people out of a job on the Northern Rivers, breaking into the workforce is no easy feat.

Generation of school leavers ill-prepared for the workforce

"To be able to read and write properly with correct spelling and punctuation would be a good start for..."

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 11:14 AM

ABBEY Hodson and Abdul Aziz are two local Muslims who refuse to react to the fear and loathing emerging from some sections of Australia over their religion.

Local Muslims building bridges amid ignorance

"Until their top Muslim leaders come out and publically renounce Islamic-terrorism [and mean it] - I am..."

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 11:09 AM

PETROL prices are starting to get very painful once again.

Fuelling our frustration

"Casino seems cheaper than Lismore at the moment. Why?"

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 10:42 AM

LOCAL shoppers are being warned by Police to be vigilant about their belongings while browsing or making purchases.

Thieves targeting wallets and purses at shopping centres

"Yes, we have this thievery in Lismore too. Beware....."

July 2015

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 5:07 AM

YESTERDAY didn’t turn out quite the way Walter Palmer was expecting.

Opinion: Hunter becomes hunted

"Too true Mulga - if ever a "pet" named animal strays outside its property bounds it is likely to be..."

Commented on a story 30th Jul 2015 12:10 PM

YESTERDAY didn’t turn out quite the way Walter Palmer was expecting.

Opinion: Hunter becomes hunted

"Typical/populist un-educated view of African hunting by this author. I suggest he does a little more..."

Commented on a story 29th Jul 2015 11:19 AM

FOR months we have been subjected to attacks on the money we’ve accumulated in superannuation, now Labor, the Greens and even the Reserve Bank have upped the ante by calling for a review of negative gearing.

Negative gearing isn’t just a playground for the wealthy

"This rort should be stopped for new entries, rather than bring in other cruel and austere measures..."

Commented on a story 29th Jul 2015 9:43 AM

ADAM Goodes has been a target since before he was named Australian of the Year last year and his introduction of a celebration whenever he kicks a goal.

Adam Goodes: Ugly racism has endured way too long

"However "colourful" the Haka and other aggressive war-dances at football matches can be for spectators..."

Commented on a story 29th Jul 2015 9:43 AM

AUSTRALIAN cat owners could have to keep their pets indoors permanently under a '24-hour cat curfew’ proposed by the government.

National 24-hour cat curfew to protect endangered species

"Bring on the cat-cull and cat-curfew! At last we may see some action on this massacre of native..."

Commented on a story 28th Jul 2015 8:26 AM

A REPRESENTATIVE of NSW Fire and Rescue popped in to the office this week with an important message for all of us.

Six ways you can make sure your house doesn't burn down

"Why "never use wheat bags in bed" - [just interested.]? I hate people laying down rules without a..."

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