March 2015

Commented on a story 31st Mar 2015 10:31 AM

A growing number of Grafton residents are relying on unemployment benefits and youth allowance – a trend that could result in more long-term unemployment.

Newstart, Youth Allowance payments rise as jobs fall

"Sounds as if someone has gone overboard here, some sort of incoherent gloat - he's obviously a fan of..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 2:50 PM

NATIONALS, with Chris Gulaptis in the saddle, is straight out of the barriers and racing hard with a 7% lead over Labor, ridden by Trent Gilbert.

Daily Examiner's Cup-style call of the race for Clarence

"Yes - I did over estimate the voters of Clarence, didn't I? Anyway at least you had a better showing..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 12:19 PM

GRAFTON cowboyed up on Saturday with thousands of people flocking to the showgrounds for the PBR bull ride.

Thousands flock to Grafton for PBR bull ride

"Move it to Rockhampton if you must have this sort of thing, another sure indication that this is a safe..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 12:18 PM

Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis will put his unrelenting focus on bringing jobs to the region as the re-elected member for Clarence.

Gulaptis to have 'unrelenting' focus on jobs in Clarence

"CSG and power privatisation are actually valid issues, if you choose to denigrate or belittle them then..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 9:17 AM

THE GST rate could be changed – but only if there is “broad political consensus for change” a Federal Government white paper has declared.

GST could be changed, government white paper says

"I knew they wouldn't be able to keep their thieving hands off it which is why I so bitterly opposed the..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 9:16 AM

Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis will put his unrelenting focus on bringing jobs to the region as the re-elected member for Clarence.

Gulaptis to have 'unrelenting' focus on jobs in Clarence

"So our very own Richard Nixon look-alike blames the 15% swing against him on the Greens and Labor? ..."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 9:15 AM

CHRIS Gulaptis held firm for the Nationals and will represent Clarence for another four years.

Gulaptis safely returned as Clarence MP

"Yes."

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2015 9:14 AM

FOR years there has been furore from residents about the red bin – that dreaded thing that sits full and smelling before you can empty it once a fortnight.

Weekly red bin collection for those with medical concerns

"So now it is the doctor's responsibility - truly amazing! I see it as Council's responsibility to..."

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2015 9:45 PM

CHRIS Gulaptis held firm for the Nationals and will represent Clarence for another four years.

Gulaptis safely returned as Clarence MP

"Amused to read alwayswatchings breathless announcement regarding Grafton's job opportunities, though..."

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2015 9:45 PM

FOR years there has been furore from residents about the red bin – that dreaded thing that sits full and smelling before you can empty it once a fortnight.

Weekly red bin collection for those with medical concerns

"Wow, so when we catch something ghastly from a festering red bin we can get Council to collect them..."

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