February 2017

Commented on a story 15th Feb 2017 7:32 PM

AN online petition has been launched in a bid to stop traffic lights being installed on a busy North Coast road.

Petition opposes traffic lights on Coast Road

"Where is the petition? I want to sign!"

Commented on a story 15th Feb 2017 7:32 PM

SEVERAL accidents involving cyclists have sparked residents to call for council to build a new section of coastal path away from the busy road.

New pathway and road don't mix

"I was a bike rider in Ballina. I completely disagreed with having to dismount on the Riverside Walk..."

Commented on a story 14th Feb 2017 7:00 PM

THE STATE government could act now to remove a courtroom hurdle from the path of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, opposition leader Tim Nicholls has claimed.

Adani project stalled by shock land rights decision

"Dirty, dirty, dirty fuel boring town-sized holes in pristine land. Pushed by dirty, dirty, dirty people..."

Commented on a story 2nd Feb 2017 4:17 PM

<strong>UPDATE:</strong> The aggressive fast-tracking of Senex Energy's gas projects in south-west Queensland has been welcomed by the State Government.

Fast-tracked Surat Basin CSG project to create 100 jobs

"We call ourselves the protectors. And this is exactly what we aim to stop. "

October 2016

Commented on a story 28th Oct 2016 11:48 AM

THE endless classical music while you're on hold, and then pre-recorded messages, can get very frustrating.

Are you one of 29 million who can't connect to Centrelink?

"On Tuesday at 10.20 I attempted to ring. After a number of busy signals, I got through. Surprisingly I..."

Commented on a story 28th Oct 2016 11:48 AM

$50 million plan to make trains more comfortable, reliable and modern, while also generating new jobs for the region.

FIRST LOOK: New XPT trains for the Northern Rivers

"So when will they come into the 21st century and take those trains all the way to Brisbane? "

May 2016

Commented on a story 11th May 2016 3:38 PM

Page MP Kevin Hogan says the State Government gaffe on CSG was regrettable but the average man and woman on the street realise CSG is "dead and buried".

ACTIVISTS: Politicians are 'mushrooms' on CSG intentions

"I really don't understand the double dissolution. Does this mean that the Northern Rivers could..."

October 2015

Commented on a story 2nd Oct 2015 7:31 AM

NEGOTIATIONS with Metgasco to buy back its Northern Rivers exploration licences continue despite the official buyback program ending.

Negotiations with Metgasco continue despite end of buyback

"Thomas George... Always keen to get his face in a photo, always conspicuously absent when proving his..."

September 2015

Commented on a story 27th Sep 2015 7:47 PM

JENNY Dowell has predicted police and “a lot of government resources” would be needed in the event of Metgasco proceeding with plans to conduct seismic testing.

Mayor predicts backlash to Metgasco seismic testing

"Bring it on."

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