September 2015

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 8:41 PM

THE 62- year old has a long history of sex offences dating from 1977.

Child Rapist to move too close to Clarence

THE 62- year old has a long history of sex offences dating from 1977.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 8:17 PM

NSW Resources Minister Anthony Roberts announced PEL 457 has been cancelled after the government bought it back from ERM Gas yesterday.

Land buy-back a step in the right direction

NSW Resources Minister Anthony Roberts announced PEL 457 has been cancelled after the government bought it back from ERM Gas yesterday.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 8:09 PM

ANTI-CSG activists have vowed to continue their fight after the buy-back of a 75,000ha petroleum exploration licence near Yamba.

Mining licence buy-back energises protesters

ANTI-CSG activists have vowed to continue their fight after the buy-back of a 75,000ha petroleum exploration licence near Yamba.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 6:44 PM

WAITING times are slipping at Lismore Hospital as more sick and injured patients are rushed into the emergency department.

Longer wait times at Lismore Hospital emergency department

WAITING times are slipping at Lismore Hospital as more sick and injured patients are rushed into the emergency department.

Published a story 1st Sep 2015 7:58 PM

FORCED drug rehabilitation laws will not be expanded and a push to open ice-smoking “safe spots” is not on the cards for the NSW Government.

No ice ‘safe inhaling rooms’ for NSW

FORCED drug rehabilitation laws will not be expanded and a push to open ice-smoking “safe spots” is not on the cards for the NSW Government.

Published a story 1st Sep 2015 6:26 PM

FLUORIDE will be on tap in three new North Coast council areas within the week.

Fluoridation is imminent for North Coast water

FLUORIDE will be on tap in three new North Coast council areas within the week.

Published a story 1st Sep 2015 6:20 PM

BYRON Bay nightclub La La Land has lost an appeal to have longer Sunday trading hours reinstated after they were shortened to midnight in 2013.

Midnight shutdown remains in place for La La Land nightclub

BYRON Bay nightclub La La Land has lost an appeal to have longer Sunday trading hours reinstated after they were shortened to midnight in 2013.

Published a story 1st Sep 2015 4:12 PM

KEVIN Howard is about to be released after a nine-year prison stint for sexually abusing a four-year-old girl. Now he intends to move to the Mid North Coast.

Child rapist plans move to northern NSW

KEVIN Howard is about to be released after a nine-year prison stint for sexually abusing a four-year-old girl. Now he intends to move to the Mid North Coast.

August 2015

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 7:32 PM

CLAIMS Pacific Hwy upgrades will force a Ballina koala habitat into extinction have been rejected during a NSW budget estimates hearing.

Government says Pacific Hwy koala bridges ‘will work’

CLAIMS Pacific Hwy upgrades will force a Ballina koala habitat into extinction have been rejected during a NSW budget estimates hearing.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 7:20 PM

THE NSW Government has acknowledged councils have far too little money to maintain their local roads. But it says help is on the way.

Minister promises funding for local roads to rise by 40%

THE NSW Government has acknowledged councils have far too little money to maintain their local roads. But it says help is on the way.

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Chris studied journalism at the University of Queensland. Worked for the Western Star in Roma. He has worked at The Chronicle as a reporter since February 2011.