April 2015

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 5:46 PM

BOTH sides of New South Wales politics have thrown support behind a plan to set up a national domestic violence order scheme.

Support for national domestic violence order recognition

BOTH sides of New South Wales politics have thrown support behind a plan to set up a national domestic violence order scheme.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 5:34 PM

THE government must step in to stop fees chewing up money in the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, a new study has found.

Super funds chew up $21 billion in admin fees

THE government must step in to stop fees chewing up money in the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, a new study has found.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 4:41 PM

THE man who holds the balance of power in the NSW Parliament has slammed the Greens for claiming his inquiry into electricity privatisation was a stitch-up.

Greens accuse Nile of 'stacked inquiry' on electricity

THE man who holds the balance of power in the NSW Parliament has slammed the Greens for claiming his inquiry into electricity privatisation was a stitch-up.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 4:36 PM

BOOMING property markets and retail spending have pushed New South Wales further ahead in the nation’s economic rankings.

Real estate and retail propel NSW forward in economic report

BOOMING property markets and retail spending have pushed New South Wales further ahead in the nation’s economic rankings.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 4:33 PM

A SOFT job market and underperformance on population growth are strangling Queensland’s home construction sector.

Queensland falling behind in State of the States report

A SOFT job market and underperformance on population growth are strangling Queensland’s home construction sector.

Published a story 18th Apr 2015 9:25 AM

A WORRYING spike in domestic violence has reared its head in Lismore, Byron and Ballina.

Surge in domestic violence in Lismore, Byron and Ballina

A WORRYING spike in domestic violence has reared its head in Lismore, Byron and Ballina.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 3:23 PM

A LEGAL challenge is likely to come after the Animal Justice Party has won the final seat in the NSW Parliament’s upper house.

Animal Justice Party candidate wins final NSW senate seat

A LEGAL challenge is likely to come after the Animal Justice Party has won the final seat in the NSW Parliament’s upper house.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 12:23 PM

WHILE legislators congratulate themselves for a drop in assaults in the Sydney CBD, a worrying trend in domestic violence has reared its head in Coffs Harbour.

Domestic violence the concern for Coffs Harbour

WHILE legislators congratulate themselves for a drop in assaults in the Sydney CBD, a worrying trend in domestic violence has reared its head in Coffs Harbour.

Published a story 16th Apr 2015 6:49 PM

A MONK has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man in the head with a nail gun at a Buddhist monastery in Sydney.

Monk charged with attempted murder after nail gun attack

A MONK has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man in the head with a nail gun at a Buddhist monastery in Sydney.

Published a story 16th Apr 2015 6:09 PM

A DRUG addict killed a Casino man and his two young children as they waited at a bus stop two years ago. Now the children’s grandfather wants justice.

Calls for tougher penalty after drugged driver kills three

A DRUG addict killed a Casino man and his two young children as they waited at a bus stop two years ago. Now the children’s grandfather wants justice.

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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.