THE 62- year old has a long history of sex offences dating from 1977.
NSW Resources Minister Anthony Roberts announced PEL 457 has been cancelled after the government bought it back from ERM Gas yesterday.
ANTI-CSG activists have vowed to continue their fight after the buy-back of a 75,000ha petroleum exploration licence near Yamba.
WAITING times are slipping at Lismore Hospital as more sick and injured patients are rushed into the emergency department.
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.
FLUORIDE will be on tap in three new North Coast council areas within the week.
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.
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.
CLAIMS Pacific Hwy upgrades will force a Ballina koala habitat into extinction have been rejected during a NSW budget estimates hearing.
THE NSW Government has acknowledged councils have far too little money to maintain their local roads. But it says help is on the way.
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.