May 2016

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 5:03 PM

OUR editor suggests it would make more sense to hold the plebiscite, election and census all on the same day.

OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

"Not to mention the fact that about 20% of 18 - 24 year olds are not registered to vote."

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 2:41 PM

OUR editor suggests it would make more sense to hold the plebiscite, election and census all on the same day.

OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

"The major point that you missed, David, is that we don't even need a plebiscite over marriage equality."

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 1:02 PM

REPUBLICAN boss Peter FitzSimons says is it a 'matter of pride' we have an Australian head of state

Call us ‘crazy’ we want an Aussie head of state

"What is e.c.t.?"

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 1:02 PM

REPUBLICAN boss Peter FitzSimons says is it a 'matter of pride' we have an Australian head of state

Call us ‘crazy’ we want an Aussie head of state

"We need a head of state who is an Australian - not a citizen of another country. Having the British..."

Commented on a story 20th May 2016 2:56 PM

LISMORE refugee and disability support worker Adeyemi Johnson would like to challenge Peter Dutton to a Scrabble match.

Lismore refugee challenges Dutton to a Scrabble match

"Dutton would not be able to spell well enough to be competitive at a Scrabble match!"

Commented on a story 9th May 2016 11:16 AM

IT IS an idea that easily be replicated in the Lismore area - the EcoBag.

Money matters as businesses push for change

"I think that the ecobag is definitely a step forward compared to plastic bags which add to landfill..."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 9:10 AM

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull accused Opposition Leader Bill Shorten of engaging in “class warfare” in his criticism of the budget.

Turnbull invokes "class warfare" against budget criticism

""Retiring senators Bronwyn Bishop, Sharman Stone and Bill Heffernan and Labor MP Melissa Parke gave..."

Commented on a story 3rd May 2016 5:43 PM

WE ARE being asked to contact our internet providers but they usually speaking another language.

OPINION: Let’s not accept a second-rate version of NBN

"Remember the origin of the poor NBN scheme was Turnbull saying that fibre to the home was too..."

Commented on a story 2nd May 2016 10:48 AM

HOLDING one of Australia’s most marginal federal seats, Page MP Kevin Hogan said he was “very happy” his seat had secured about $13 million for five projects.

Hogan ‘very happy’ with $13 million for Page projects

"Only $13 million for an electorate as large and diverse as Page? You have got to be joking, Kevin. If..."

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