July 2015

Commented on a story 26th Jul 2015 12:06 PM

WITH an estimated 20,000 whales migrating past Coffs Harbour, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is encouraging enthusiasts to experience a bumper season.

Fantastic places around Coffs Coast to watch whale migration

"The lookout above the southern end of Brooms Head camping area is a great spot as well."

Commented on a story 18th Jul 2015 12:00 PM

CUSTOMER’S welcomed SPAR Express Yamba’s decision not to give out plastic bags on Wednesday.

SPAR Express Yamba’s no plastic bag trial was a success

"So get yourself some hemp or jute ones! 3 @ $5 = $15.00 over 6+ years = <$2.50 a year or about 5 cents..."

Commented on a story 17th Jul 2015 9:49 AM

THE Anglican Deacon involved in the Diocese of Grafton’s initial response to child abuse allegations at a children's home has been cut from the church.

Deacon, former Qld Minister Pat Comben removed

"That's what he thought too, while damning people like Tommy Campion to more than half a century of..."

Commented on a story 17th Jul 2015 9:49 AM

CUSTOMER’S welcomed SPAR Express Yamba’s decision not to give out plastic bags on Wednesday.

SPAR Express Yamba’s no plastic bag trial was a success

"It's not really so hard if you want to do it. We haven't used plastic carry bags for six years now ..."

Commented on a story 8th Jul 2015 11:07 AM

FOR me, being conscious about my consumer choices is one of the most empowering feelings I have ever had.

YOUR story: Why I quit plastic

"Not if you're a dolphin dying with its guts strangled by ingesting a plastic bag that looked just like..."

June 2015

Commented on a story 27th Jun 2015 8:48 PM

THE longest-running legal matter in the Federal Court of Australia began with a fight to save a sacred reef.

Outcome shows the way forward

"Must agree, yambaman - it's never a done deal with Native Title. But at least they are guaranteed a..."

Commented on a story 26th Jun 2015 5:54 PM

UNITED we stand, divided we fall.

20-year native title process for Yaegl people ends in joy

"I don't think you have the faintest idea of what native title does - and does not - entail. I for..."

Commented on a story 3rd Jun 2015 7:45 AM

WHEN it comes to feeding your baby we have all heard the mantra that breast is best.

OPINION: Breastfeeding in public? Suck it up folks

"A nice piece of satire! I enjoyed it, Lesley. Thanks."

April 2015

Commented on a story 14th Apr 2015 9:52 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast mother-of-six children who stands to lose more than $4300 in family tax benefit supplements says it won’t change her mind about vaccinations.

Angry mother strikes out at no jab, no benefit plan

""It's about people's rights and they are taking that away." No - it's about the health of the..."

Commented on a story 4th Apr 2015 1:30 PM

CHRIS Gulaptis has defended the downgrading of the Minister for the North Coast saying now he will have more time to take his constituents’ issues to cabinet.

Gulaptis defends North Coast minister axing

"What a pathetic rationalisation for being downgraded! In the immortal words of ex-PUP Senator Glenn..."

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