September 2015

Commented on a story 1st Sep 2015 2:56 PM

THE NSW Government says it "remains ready to continue negotiations in good faith with Metgasco" but has failed to answer any specific questions about the issue.

NSW Government's non-response to questions about Metgasco

"> Is there anything preventing Metgasco from commencing exploration drilling at the Bentley (Rosella)..."

Commented on a story 1st Sep 2015 7:06 AM

EXCISE hikes from today will add 12.5% to the price of cigarettes and continues the cost increases to smokers meaning many pay more than a dollar per fag.

Price hike today means cigarettes now more than $1 each

"> "Big tobacco companies can whinge all they like. Excise increases help reduce smoking rates and save..."

Voted in a poll 1st Sep 2015 7:03 AM

Commented on a story 1st Sep 2015 6:15 AM

PREMIER Mike Baird has said he would consider using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast’s ongoing shark crisis.

Premier: Shark nets are now an option for North Coast

"I've seen Humpbacks come right up to the mouth of the river and play behind the breakers, on multiple..."

August 2015

Commented on a story 31st Aug 2015 7:33 AM

THREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the day before a major operation gets underway to locate and tag resident great whites.

First shark caught and ready to be tagged off Ballina

"> billions in global donations eh?"

Commented on a story 31st Aug 2015 7:07 AM

SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the North Coast’s deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world.

Our shark problem is not world's worst

"The rivers here are **teaming** with Bull Sharks too... People swim with them everyday, right next to..."

Commented on a story 29th Aug 2015 7:00 AM

BALLINA Greens MP Tamara Smith will help formulate the NSW Parliament's response to safety concerns following a series of shark attacks on the North Coast.

Ballina MP on State Government's new shark safety committee

"Shark Investigator, is that like Ghost Investigator?"

Commented on a story 26th Aug 2015 1:03 PM

THE mission to tag resident great whites will be a “fishing expedition” unlike any other seen in the region.

How the region's shark tracking operation will work

"p.s. Another great photo NorthernStar, local and with style. No need to dig into stock photos for Jaws..."

Commented on a story 26th Aug 2015 9:35 AM

THREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the day before a major operation gets underway to locate and tag resident great whites.

First shark caught and ready to be tagged off Ballina

"> Tagging = Waste of time and money. You should have come out with that line to start with, puts..."

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