July 2015

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 7:39 PM

COFFS Coast medical and health professionals are calling on the Federal Government to amend its contentious Australian Border Force Act.

Coffs medical staff rally against Border Force Act

"BigBunny, I reckon it's the government who isn't following the accepted 'rules'. As Dr Berger said "I..."

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 11:03 AM

GAMBLERS in Coffs Harbour are spending more than $461 million on poker machines a year, making the area one of the state’s leading hotspots for pokies losses.

Coffs Harbour loses big time on the pokies

"Sigh . . . if only the money could be spent that way, Olivier."

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 11:01 AM

THE Professional Fishermen’s Association is encouraging seafood consumers on the Coffs Coast to buy local seafood and support their local fishing fleet.

Fishos defend prices in call to ‘buy local’

"Let's hope the low Aussie dollar works as it should to benefit the Buy Local campaigns so we don't lose..."

Commented on a story 8th Jul 2015 9:17 AM

COFFS Harbour City Council is expected to vote to bid for Federal funding for half the cost of a $5.35m Recreation and Market Hub on the Jetty Foreshores.

Council expected to bid for further Jetty4Shores funds

"I think the foreshores project has always been dependent on grant funding, so I hope they go for it and..."

Commented on a story 4th Jul 2015 11:04 AM

IT WAS one fine moment for a proud Coffs Harbour father, as his daughter Amber Nichols swung the judges chairs on The Voice.

Dad ‘shed a tear’ as Amber wowed The Voice

"Amber was superb! She was so good, the others might feel like packing their bags already. The Voice..."

June 2015

Commented on a story 29th Jun 2015 6:57 PM

COFFS Harbour City Council will place a draft Code of Meeting Practice on public exhibition for 42 days after discussing a proposal to forbid read speeches.

Proposed CHCC Code Of Meeting Practice gets a public display

"If Sally uses "gorgeous" notes, I expect more people will actually hear what she has to say than what..."

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2015 11:06 AM

COFFS Harbour is well represented at the 2015 Keep NSW Beautiful Blue Star Sustainability Awards.

Coffs projects shortlisted for NSW sustainability award

"What irony that we are up for a "Habitat and Wildlife Guardianship Award" but we ban the Landscapes..."

Commented on a story 1st Jun 2015 3:02 PM

ILLEGAL workers in five states and two labour hire contractors were arrested in a series of visa-related raids on farms and businesses.

Illegal workers targetted in raids on farms

"A_Voice, if you're referring to the fact that the federal government welcomes visitors from overseas..."

May 2015

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 10:19 AM

Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker has dismissed the idea of a referendum on same-sex marriage in Australia.

Nationals MP dismisses same-sex marriage referendum

"For a country that was founded by convicts and soldiers of questionable character who overran and..."

Commented on a story 27th May 2015 10:00 AM

Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker has dismissed the idea of a referendum on same-sex marriage in Australia.

Nationals MP dismisses same-sex marriage referendum

"Traditions change. When I was a girl, (NOT Catholic), it was shameful to be divorced. Women said they..."

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