May 2016

Commented on a story 27th May 2016 8:55 AM

IT'S A race between the NBN and duplication of the Pacific Highway to see which project is ready by 2020

OPINION: I’ve twice been rejected by the NBN

"The NBN is available in Nimbin? But not in Lennox Head where over 8000 people live and new estates..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 8:39 AM

WE ARE more important for tourism than Taronga Zoo: Byron Shire mayor

Build a fence around Byron and charge admission, says mayor

"Perhaps Byron should have retained the family holiday market and also gone up-market ? Instead we..."

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 5:49 AM

ECO barriers, nets, shark sprays and wetsuits - these are just some of the methods being used in an effort shark attacks.

Could these devices protect you from a shark attack?

"Shark nets work. The rest is dodgy quack scammers ways of ripping off taxpayers money. Mike Baird..."

Commented on a story 6th May 2016 8:25 AM

Aerial patrols have been shown to be highly ineffective in actually spotting sharks because conditions have to be ideal

OPINION: Is it time to stop playing politics over sharks?

"Just install conventional shark nets which have been proven effective over 70 years. They are..."

Commented on a story 6th May 2016 8:24 AM

THE State Government’s own research shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of the time, or about one day a week.

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

"It doesn't need any research to know that conventional shark nets should be installed at local..."

Commented on a story 6th May 2016 8:13 AM

PROPOSE a market idea for the chance to receive a five year license for a community market, farmers’ market or artisan market around the Byron Shire.

Put forward your idea for a market in Byron

"How about a Byron market with realistic prices? The current ones are a rip-off."

April 2016

Commented on a story 30th Apr 2016 8:31 AM

A RESCISSION motion, in a bid to stop the closure of the Eastern Road, adjacent to Lake Ainsworth, was lost at Ballina Council meeting yesterday (Thursday).

More parking for troubled Lake Ainsworth project

"Pave paradise and put in a parking lot. Ballina Council has no idea. If they want to preserve the..."

Commented on a story 28th Apr 2016 12:55 PM

"What part of ‘keep to the left’ eludes shoppers as soon as they set foot on a moving surface?" Max Crus investigates this 'escalating' problem among shoppers.

OPINION: See ya' later travelator

"Obese women seem to think they have the right to just obstruct everyone like roadblocks. There are..."

Commented on a story 26th Apr 2016 10:11 AM

DECIDING on a new appliance these days is fraught with danger.

Opinion: Lock up your Tim Tams

"when Crosley and Kelvinator refrigerators were built in Australia they would last for decades. Now you..."

Commented on a story 21st Apr 2016 8:22 AM

Labor thinks the Northern Rivers could make money out of renewables

Opinion: Gas is gone but is anyone going to back wind?

"No wind turbines for the Northern Rivers ."

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