June 2016

Commented on a story 16th Jun 2016 11:33 AM

THE easiest way to get more money out of people is to introduce a levy not a tax.

OPINION: Dress up a new tax and call it a ‘levy’

"Remember Mayor Wright's "Special Levy" of 11% over applied to your local Council rates, on top of the..."

Commented on a story 13th Jun 2016 9:53 AM

BALLINA Mayor David Wright would prefer to think of his Order of Australia award, announced today, as something for the whole of the Ballina community.

Ballina Mayor David Wright receives OAM

"Give this failure.the boot at the upcoming elections. We need someone who can deal effectively with..."

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2016 10:53 AM

CONTROVERSIAL politician Pauline Hanson says many women make “frivolous” abuse claims over simple things – like criticism of their clothes.

Pauline Hanson claims women make frivolous DV complaints

"Zenophn is just another crazy green and always votes for their flawed policies "

Commented on a story 11th Jun 2016 3:58 PM

"NO WONDER the road toll keeps going up ... we need dangerous drivers need off the road before they kill someone".

‘Worst piece of dangerous driving I have ever seen’: OPINION

"Queensland drivers are lunatics. Travelling the M1 into Brisbane is a white knuckle ride. If you sit..."

Commented on a story 11th Jun 2016 10:56 AM

CONTROVERSIAL politician Pauline Hanson says many women make “frivolous” abuse claims over simple things – like criticism of their clothes.

Pauline Hanson claims women make frivolous DV complaints

"More plain speaking and common sense from Pauline Hanson. She doesn't play the victim card as a..."

Commented on a story 10th Jun 2016 10:55 AM

I’m not too sure I even know a person who finds “guys” to be an offensive general term for addressing a group of people in an informal setting

OPINION: Hey ‘guys’ time to stop your constant criticism

"There was a Tweed Heads Chinese restaurant closed down by the Health Inspectors for serving Ibis as..."

Commented on a story 9th Jun 2016 10:00 AM

IT WAS a successful summer patrolling the beaches of the Far North Coast, according to the Australian Lifeguard Service.

Northern Rivers lifeguards hang up their caps for another year

"Local lifesavers do a fantastic job. However we need professional lifeguards or a beach Inspector on..."

Commented on a story 8th Jun 2016 10:13 AM

A NEW community amphitheatre could be built in Casino with a media conference to be held this morning.

New amphitheatre to be built in Casino

"This sounds bizarre. Surely there are more important infrastructure issues than an..."

Commented on a story 4th Jun 2016 10:18 AM

I AM passionate about supporting our farmers, especially those out west suffering from  severe drought.

LETTER: Pollies ignore farmers who are left to struggle

"Because of food security. We have efficient farmers but they aren't heavily subsidised like..."

Commented on a story 1st Jun 2016 3:27 PM

WHITE SHARK FEST: Thee three white sharks tagged off a popular Northern Rivers beach yesterday by the DPI follow a spate of sightings over the weekend.

Three white sharks tagged in three hours off North Coast

"They should be tagging them with a bullet . Where are the conventional shark nets that we desperately..."

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