politics

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Turnbull sets next election battle lines

Turnbull sets next election battle lines

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants voters to judge him on his economic record and Labor on their taxation promises at the next election.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Nationals deny job loss claims

Nationals deny job loss claims

Lismore MP Thomas George says he will not acknowledge job cuts at the Murwillumbah Firearms Registry until he sees some "evidence”.

Canadians are now boycotting US goods

Canadians are now boycotting US goods

INCENSED by Donald Trump’s trade tariffs, as well as the insults he’s thrown at their Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canadians are fighting back with their...

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Unique 'Small School' approved for Mur'bah

Unique 'Small School' approved for Mur'bah

Council approves unique school despite parking concerns

‘Gone Nation’: Another blow for Pauline

‘Gone Nation’: Another blow for Pauline

ANOTHER One Nation senator has quit the party after a bitter war of words that will no doubt crush Pauline Hanson.

Trump’s aide Sarah Sanders ‘to leave White House’

Trump’s aide Sarah Sanders ‘to leave White House’

SHE has been one of US President Donald Trump’s closest, most prominent aides — and recently had a starring role in peace talks with North Korea. Now Sarah Sanders...

One Nation senator Brian Burston quits

One Nation senator Brian Burston quits

PAULINE Hanson’s One Nation has just two federal members, with Brian Burston resigning due to a lack of “democracy” in the party.

Report: Almost 1m Aussies can’t speak English

Report: Almost 1m Aussies can’t speak English

THE Turnbull Government may introduce a new English test for those wanting to be permanent residents amid concerns over social fragmentation.

Trump’s lawyer ‘to co-operate’ with feds

Trump’s lawyer ‘to co-operate’ with feds

Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen may co-operate with federal prosecutors — which would mean bad news for the US president.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Tweed seniors worry about potential cuts to pensions

Tweed seniors worry about potential cuts to pensions

Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services Jenny Macklin met with about 100 Tweed pensioners to discuss the impact pension cuts would have on locals

Work starts on $15m Pottsville Beach School upgrades

Work starts on $15m Pottsville Beach School upgrades

The school will be getting 13 new classrooms and a new library

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

THE NSW government is set to announce a 10 per cent tax on all online bets in next week's budget, with the racing industry due to benefit from the proceeds.

Mayor calls on state to reconsider Tweed Hospital site

Mayor calls on state to reconsider Tweed Hospital site

Mayor Katie Milne wants the hospital to stay north of the Tweed River

Trump and Kim: What you missed on historic day

Trump and Kim: What you missed on historic day

THEY smiled, waved and talked, as a disbelieving world held its breath. These were the key parts of a momentous meeting.

‘Otto Warmbier didn’t die in vain’

‘Otto Warmbier didn’t die in vain’

THE US man brain-damaged while held in North Korea and returned comatose to US to die sparked the historic North Korea summit.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Community flock to check out Kings Forest hospital site

Community flock to check out Kings Forest hospital site

'They now understand that Kings Forest is far from a forest'

Kim Jong-un: 'The world will see a major change'

Kim Jong-un: 'The world will see a major change'

TO WRAP up the historic summit, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have made promises to each other while signing secret documents.

New rules for Tweed's short term holiday letting industry

New rules for Tweed's short term holiday letting industry

Council on Thursday voted 4-3 to continue investigating any complaints received against STHLs

Rodman’s bizarre TV meltdown

Rodman’s bizarre TV meltdown

FORMER NBA star Dennis Rodman dissolved into tears on live television in a bizarre meltdown about North Korea.

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