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..."

Commented on a story 1st Apr 2015 11:23 AM

HABITS are hard to break. Understandable, considering that most habits are formed on the premise of making life easier.

OPINION: Plastics a hard habit to break, but let’s start

"Try wrapping your rubbish in newspaper instead. And don't tell me you don't buy newspapers - we all get..."

March 2015

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2015 12:46 PM

BALLINA Greens candidate Tamara Smith says she has won every booth in Byron Shire, some with massive swings, and hopes to pull off an upset victory.

Greens hopeful of Ballina, but expert tipping Labor win

"Ballina electorate will have MORE attention than it had when it was a safe National seat. Baird and co."

Commented on a story 9th Mar 2015 7:38 AM

IN A letter to the Member for Clarence, the Grafton Loop of the Knitting Nannas Against Gas raised concerns about gas mining proposals for the Clarence Valley.

Knitting Nannas say CSG mining is knot on

"Brave ladies! I too have concerns for future generations of humans and non-humans, the issue of..."

February 2015

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“OUR friendship would never been as strong as it was if the road to reconciliation had never been driven upon.”

Student’s words of friendship makes Yaegl elder proud

"When Samantha became emotional (we all did!), the gesture from a young indigenous woman of coming to..."

Commented on a story 13th Feb 2015 3:28 PM

A DA to demolish the Surf Hotel in Queen St Yamba and replace it with a 12-room boutique motel has tickled the fancy of CVC deputy mayor Andrew Baker.

Baker rises in support of Yamba development

"Thank heavens for Sue Hughes! The example this would set for non-compliance by other developers would..."

January 2015

Commented on a story 20th Jan 2015 9:14 AM

IT STARTED with a vision, determination and an empty shell.

Top quality service Mantra up for grabs

"It's sad to see Reena go. Mantra is a foodie's delight - we just feel guilty (and regretful) we..."

Commented on a story 6th Jan 2015 7:37 AM

CLARENCE Valley school leavers entering teaching degrees in 2016 will need to achieve three band five HSC results including one in English.

Teachers taught to teach better

"The ability to phrase the question precisely is the first step to solving it, yambaman. There's always..."

June 2014

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KAHLUA Charlton grew up painting shells on Yamba’s Pippi Beach, but didn’t unleash her true artistic talents until recently.

Cultural talent on display at arts exhibition

"A true celebration of talent! Welcome to country sung and in language must be a first for Yamba - great..."

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