May 2016

Commented on a story 1st May 2016 12:55 PM

COME next week, 40 full-time employees will have started new jobs in Coffs Harbour working at the Centrelink call centre and customer service centre.

New public sector jobs a boost for Coffs

"You do realise that Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor were able to gain a huge boost in funding for rural..."

April 2016

Commented on a story 24th Apr 2016 10:04 AM

THE Federal Government has reiterated it has no plans to implement a sugar tax despite recent speculation, Canegrowers Australia and Queensland chairman said.

Federal Government 'has no plans' to implement sugar tax

"There are other views. The British Telegraph at..."

Commented on a story 17th Apr 2016 11:19 AM

SURVEYORS and project managers have started on-ground site investigations for the two tunnels associated with the Coffs Harbour bypass.

Workers on ground at bypass location

"It is good that something is happening. What is needed is a budget timetable/allocation to make the..."

Commented on a story 15th Apr 2016 8:35 AM

FUNDING has been granted to fix a well known local road black spot.

Black spot to get much needed repair work

"Do Luke Hartsuyker realise that the NSW transport minister, Duncan Gay, took $4 million from the..."

Commented on a story 12th Apr 2016 7:27 AM

COFFS Coast residents can now access up-to-date information on the Federal Government’s $160 million Mobile Black Spot Program rollout through a new website.

Mobile blackspot rollout schedule available online

"Better than nothing. Giving around $1 million for each electorate does seem inadequate. Cowper has..."

Commented on a story 10th Apr 2016 9:51 AM

COFFS Coast Climate Action Group is urging the city council not to backtrack on its commitments to renewable energy and emissions reductions.

Climate change back on agenda

"There is very little speculation and debate, except for those climate change deniers and climate change..."

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2016 6:22 AM

COFFS Coast Climate Action Group is urging the city council not to backtrack on its commitments to renewable energy and emissions reductions.

Climate change back on agenda

"Every decade has been warmer than the previous decade, since good climate records have been kept from..."

Commented on a story 5th Apr 2016 12:30 PM

A new economic breakdown of national roads funding has found governments are overspending on marginal areas to gain votes.

Why the Pacific Hwy is missing out on millions

"If one were cynical, they could blame the hundreds of deaths on the Pacific Highway on the inland..."

March 2016

Commented on a story 23rd Mar 2016 11:33 AM

WHILE the date of the next Federal election remains clouded, the picture Cowper voters will be facing at that election has become clearer.

Bid to challenge Nationals' dominance in Cowper

"Luke also supported the LNP's policy to hit moderately well off retirees from January 1, 2016. Those on..."

Commented on a story 19th Mar 2016 9:23 AM

I DON'T know about you, but I am totally confused. Of all the referee touches in NRL last weekend, Bulldogs forward David Klemmer’s appeared most deliberate.

OPINION: Hands off the referee, Klemmer

"The referee with the Klemmer incident did not even notice he had been touched. The referee was unaware..."

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