September 2015

Commented on a story 3rd Sep 2015 3:30 PM

I HAVE never been a fan of  our flag and New Zealand’s flags  being so very, very similar.

Opinion: Flagging for our future

"Talk about "cultural cringe with chip upon shoulder". I suggest these people with their petty hang-ups..."

Commented on a story 2nd Sep 2015 10:45 AM

WHAT began as a call for the government to “spring into action” over CSG quickly became a call to cancel the region’s licences after a Metgasco announcement.

Call Megasco's bluff, cancel CSG licences: anti-gas groups

"What you are actually seeing is a demonstration of 'people power' - often wrongly referred to as..."

Commented on a story 1st Sep 2015 12:36 PM

THE NSW Government says it "remains ready to continue negotiations in good faith with Metgasco" but has failed to answer any specific questions about the issue.

NSW Government's non-response to questions about Metgasco

"How often do we hear the exculpating phrase "obligated to our shareholders" when some anti social..."

August 2015

Commented on a story 28th Aug 2015 12:34 PM

CLARENCE Valley Mayor Richie Williamson has branded a so-called vote calling for the dismissal of his council “a stunt” and a distraction from real issues.

Council rates meeting 'vote' a stunt or voice of angry town?

"I hear that out of a room full of people only about four persons were opposed to Ian Saunders' motion..."

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 1:00 PM

ONLY eight Grafton residents turned out for the first community consultation meeting to discuss a proposed 8% rate rise over the next five years.

Just eight attend Clarence Valley Council rates meeting

"Yes I too suspect the rates rise will eventuate regardless. However I recommend that people do what I..."

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 8:53 AM

ONLY eight Grafton residents turned out for the first community consultation meeting to discuss a proposed 8% rate rise over the next five years.

Just eight attend Clarence Valley Council rates meeting

"It is a clear message that's been sent to Council and the mayor of Grafton. People no longer see the..."

Commented on a story 26th Aug 2015 2:56 PM

FACEBOOK users are driving an increase in social media defamation enquiries to Australia’s leading consumer law firm, new figures show.

Facebook leads to rise in defamation inquiries

"So you are saying that we can't get sued for Slander - as opposed to Libel?"

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2015 9:47 AM

WHILE the bridge is yet to display any structural damage, Clarence Valley Council says the bridge is nearing its use-by-date.

Yamba businesses risk losing freight access

""Consultants have recommended that if the bridge is not soon replaced a 20-tonne load limit will need..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2015 9:27 AM

WHILE the bridge is yet to display any structural damage, Clarence Valley Council says the bridge is nearing its use-by-date.

Yamba businesses risk losing freight access

"Now here's a very interesting conundrum and no one in Council appears to have considered the..."

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