December 2016

Commented on a story 20th Dec 2016 9:28 AM

TREASURER Scott Morrison is sticking to his plan to return the nation’s finances to surplus by 2021, even as the bottom line falls apart.

Bottom line to 'deteriorate' before we hit 2021 surplus

"The LNP should deal with our economic issues. Instead they blame the previous ALP governments. I look..."

Commented on a story 20th Dec 2016 8:57 AM

THIS will be the last holiday period when drivers face long delays on the Pacific Hwy at Macksville.

New Macksville bridge to fix holiday traffic snarl

"By the end of 2017, hopefully, the Pacific Highway will be dual carriageway from north of Sydney to..."

Commented on a story 19th Dec 2016 11:11 AM

THIS will be the last holiday period when drivers face long delays on the Pacific Hwy at Macksville.

New Macksville bridge to fix holiday traffic snarl

"The worst bridge on the Pacific Highway for at least the last 30 years, is the last one to be replaced."

Commented on a story 18th Dec 2016 9:59 AM

Popular local radio stations Star FM and 2CS FM have been rebranded and are now part of the largest radio networks in Australia.

Coffs radio stations shift to metro brandings

"Ray Hadley represents the propaganda arm of the LNP. Government ministers are regular guests on his..."

Commented on a story 16th Dec 2016 9:03 AM

AN Environmental Impact Statement should be prepared for the Coffs Harbour Pacific Hwy bypass in 2017, the RMS has advised.

Coffs Harbour Bypass action planned in 2017

"Until the Australian Government puts the Coffs Harbour bypass into their budget, this slow drip of..."

Commented on a story 15th Dec 2016 10:39 AM

Workers are frustrated and confused as Essential Energy has made 36 jobs redundant just weeks before Christmas.

Energy jobs cull under way

"Will the Nationals at least pretend they care about the 600 Essential Energy jobs going from rural and..."

Commented on a story 10th Dec 2016 7:46 AM

BOTTLE shops will be allowed to remain open for an extra hour next year as the NSW Government loosens its controversial lock-out laws.

NSW lightly loosens liquor, lockout laws

"Great news. Lots more jobs for the police, ambos and those working in the emergency departments of..."

Commented on a story 4th Dec 2016 12:24 PM

AFTER a long, drawn-out process, the Federal Government came to an agreement on a 15% backpacker tax.

Is that a tax in your backpack?

"The LNP have finally introduced their 15% backpacker tax (which includes clawing back 65% of their..."

November 2016

Commented on a story 25th Nov 2016 1:27 PM

Fair Work Commission grants permission for state-owned electricity distributor Essential Energy to axe 600 regional NSW jobs.

Regional NSW bracing for job cuts

"Will the Nationals try and save the 600 Essential Energy jobs that are set to go? The Nationals have..."

Commented on a story 21st Nov 2016 8:41 AM

An Advocate reader has slammed the general attitude of shoppers towards retail staff. Tell us your thoughts is common courtesy a thing of the past?

Shoppers attitudes are appalling towards retail staff

"Several of the high profile cases against trade unionists flowing from the Royal Commission have been..."

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