August 2015

Commented on a story 14th Aug 2015 5:47 PM

ONCE you have bought a property, the first thing you need to do is to protect it and the treasured possessions inside it.

So you bought a house, but do you have enough insurance?

"Not only expensive and worries of not paying up but insurance companies REFUSE to tailor to individual..."

Commented on a story 12th Aug 2015 10:42 AM

UPDATE: TWEED Coast fisherman Matthew says he kept a "souvenir" of the giant tiger shark - its jaws - and here's the proof.

Fisherman's 'souvenir': The jaws of a giant tiger shark

"How is this any less abhorrent than the recent outrage over the killing of a lion and giraffe?"

Commented on a story 12th Aug 2015 10:42 AM

Council allows funeral home at Magellan street over retailers' dead bodies.

Council allow funeral home in lively heart of Lismore

"Darnations! I really wanted processions downtown"

Commented on a story 11th Aug 2015 5:29 AM

WOULD you stay in a relationship for money? Almost half Australians would, according to new survey results.

Money or happiness? Almost half of us would choose money

"So why does Joe Hockey (and the rest of the pigs at the trough) get away with being reimbursed $370 or..."

July 2015

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 5:02 AM

WE’VE all seen a shooting star or perhaps a solar eclipse, but what about a blue moon?

Once in a Blue Moon coming on Friday

"Besides the idiocy of saying the moon is blue, a person experiences a blue moon more frequently than a..."

Commented on a story 31st Jul 2015 4:51 AM

A JUDGE has ordered an airline to pay a man’s travel costs for a medical exam after he suffered a back injury from sitting next to an overweight person.

Man sues airline after sitting next to overweight passenger

"Its a no-brainer if a person is too fat to fit in their seat the person adjacent who can should not..."

Commented on a story 24th Jul 2015 11:11 AM

HOW much more proof do Australians need that our politicians are incompetent and not to be trusted with enacting legislation?

YOUR SAY: MPs must start actually representing us

"The Greens are also part of the problem choosing power before principle. Examples Greens are..."

Commented on a story 21st Jul 2015 5:14 AM

ONE has to wonder just how many shark sightings, attacks, maulings and deaths it will take for authorities to over-ride the extreme conservationists.

YOUR STORY: Who are we protecting - humans or sharks?

"Given a choice between saving a human or an endangered shark, I'd save the shark. "

Commented on a story 13th Jul 2015 2:20 PM

EIGHT years ago, faced with rock-bottom macadamia prices and a declining harvest, maca farmer Guido Conte made a drastic move that could have cost him the farm.

Macadamia farmer chops half his trees, hits paydirt

"Absolutely no pioneering or innovation involved. Horticulture has long known about what was cited..."

Commented on a story 8th Jul 2015 9:59 PM

EVERYWHERE I go in our community, people tell me one of their greatest concerns is the poor quality of our local roads, and I couldn’t agree more.

COMMENT: Federal funding for roads, phones, internet, bridge

"They all basically suck.. just look at the pensions they give themselves.. "

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