March 2015

Published a story 28th Mar 2015 10:44 PM

GREENS candidate for Ballina Tamara smith has declared herself the new member for Ballina in an historic victory over a long-held safe Nationals seat.

Greens candidate declares victory in Ballina

GREENS candidate for Ballina Tamara smith has declared herself the new member for Ballina in an historic victory over a long-held safe Nationals seat.

Published a story 28th Mar 2015 7:33 AM

LISMORE MP Thomas George has been accused of “smoke and mirrors” over his promise that Lismore would retain a women’s refuge.

Women's refuge promised, but George fails to explain how

LISMORE MP Thomas George has been accused of “smoke and mirrors” over his promise that Lismore would retain a women’s refuge.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 5:05 PM

Voters in Ballina and Lismore electorates may have to wait a few days before finding out the true result

Election result may not be known for up to 10 days

Voters in Ballina and Lismore electorates may have to wait a few days before finding out the true result

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 5:53 AM

BUSIER than usual pre-poll voting in Ballina caused traffic mayhem yesterday with a four-car crash outside the voting booth on River St.

Polling booth pile-up offers a crash course in politics

BUSIER than usual pre-poll voting in Ballina caused traffic mayhem yesterday with a four-car crash outside the voting booth on River St.

Published a story 26th Mar 2015 7:44 AM

THE run of shark encounters on the North Coast continues, with a group of surfers repeatedly “nudged” in recent days at Hastings Point.

Boardriders to develop new 'shark watch' site

THE run of shark encounters on the North Coast continues, with a group of surfers repeatedly “nudged” in recent days at Hastings Point.

Published a story 25th Mar 2015 3:26 PM

SHARKS that have "attacked" small boats on the North Coast recently are unlikely to have done so deliberately, a professional fisherman has said.

Expert says its a great white, but boat 'attack' an accident

SHARKS that have "attacked" small boats on the North Coast recently are unlikely to have done so deliberately, a professional fisherman has said.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 6:08 AM

PERHAPS like most men, Sapper David Wood was more sensitive than he would ever let on.

David Wood: A digger's life cut short by trauma of service

PERHAPS like most men, Sapper David Wood was more sensitive than he would ever let on.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 6:07 AM

AFGHANISTAN veteran David Wood will be the first victim of war-induced post-traumatic stress disorder put on the roll of honour at the Australian War Memorial.

Family wins battle to have son acknowledged by War Memorial

AFGHANISTAN veteran David Wood will be the first victim of war-induced post-traumatic stress disorder put on the roll of honour at the Australian War Memorial.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 11:14 AM

THE NATIONALS have vowed to buyback the massive PEL445 gas exploration license, preventing its sale to Australian drilling giant AJ Lucas.

Nationals promise to buy back gas exploration licence

THE NATIONALS have vowed to buyback the massive PEL445 gas exploration license, preventing its sale to Australian drilling giant AJ Lucas.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 7:01 AM

CHANGE your policies on gas – or suffer the electoral consequences, Gasfield Free Northern Rivers has warned local Nationals.

Northern Rivers voters won't cop CSG, anti-gas group warns

CHANGE your policies on gas – or suffer the electoral consequences, Gasfield Free Northern Rivers has warned local Nationals.

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