September 2015

Commented on a story 28th Sep 2015 12:09 AM

MEMBER for Ballina Tamara Smith has accused Metgasco of holding the NSW Government to ransom over failed attempts to buy back the company’s Bentley mining lease

MP accuses Metgasco of tantrum to extort cash from taxpayers

"Belka, I think there's no greater market force than having the community turn against you and stop you..."

June 2015

Commented on a story 20th Jun 2015 12:55 PM

NORTH Coast councils have failed to secure any funding for local projects under the Federal Government’s $1 billion regional infrastructure fund.

Federal Gov ignores North Coast councils in regional funding

"Payback in early 2016. Spread the word ladies and gents. It's important all the National voters realise..."

April 2015

Commented on a story 23rd Apr 2015 5:22 AM

MORE than 90% of Casino teenager Jackson Byrnes’ life threatening brain tumour has been removed during a successful seven-hour procedure.

Tired but happy Jackson amazes doctors with resilience

"Wonderful, wonderful news. Congratulations to you and your brave family Jackson. Appreciation to our..."

Commented on a story 11th Apr 2015 5:42 AM

QUESTIONS over the legality of a large anti-coal seam gas artwork on a Ballina Road home are not part of a larger crackdown, Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell says.

No connection between mural question and Nannas, Dowell says

"Who is Matthew Scheibel? There doesn't seem to be much about him anywhere."

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Commented on a story 9th Apr 2015 9:43 PM

THE GREENS NSW coal seam gas spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham wants to know if the government has an agenda to 'shut the Nannas down'.

Greens question government agenda to 'shut Nannas down'

"So, with the National back in power little old ladies aren't going to be allowed to gather. You're..."

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2015 7:10 PM

TAMARA Smith has called the declaration of her win in Ballina this morning an "unprecedented victory for the Greens and the Northern Rivers community."

Tamara Smith declares a 'victory for the community'

"I get tired of him not admitting that it was the coalition government that drew up all the PEL's and..."

Commented on a story 6th Apr 2015 5:13 AM

I NEARLY choked on my organic muesli, as I adjusted my ponytail, put down my spliff and got off my un-immunised arse to write this column.

OPINION: Protest over Devine intervention

"What a sad sad woman she is."

Commented on a story 1st Apr 2015 11:41 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

"I've heard that the Coalition was in power back when the CSG Pel's were drawn up in 1991 and the Act..."

March 2015

Commented on a story 5th Mar 2015 4:42 AM

MANAGER of the Lismore Greyhound Racing Club Lisa Vanderstok says she hopes any trainers found guilty of live baiting are jailed.

Live baiting trainers should be jailed: race club manager

"These mongrels need to learn their lessons but I doubt they're capable. Lock them up and throw away the..."

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