May 2015

Published a story 28th May 2015 5:52 PM

PROBING into Man Haron Monis’s online life has revealed no links to the Islamic State, despite his claim to be working for the terror group.

Inquest uncovers nothing linking Man Haron Monis to ISIS

PROBING into Man Haron Monis’s online life has revealed no links to the Islamic State, despite his claim to be working for the terror group.

Published a story 28th May 2015 5:17 PM

MOVES to fast-track council amalgamations in NSW have hit a snag in the shape of two separate calls for an inquiry into the Fit for the Future plan.

Labor calls for council merging plan to come under spotlight

MOVES to fast-track council amalgamations in NSW have hit a snag in the shape of two separate calls for an inquiry into the Fit for the Future plan.

Published a story 28th May 2015 4:42 PM

THE Nationals are standing by their promise upgrades to the Pacific Hwy will not harm a koala colony in Ballina.

Nats say Pacific Hwy upgrade won't endanger koala colonys

THE Nationals are standing by their promise upgrades to the Pacific Hwy will not harm a koala colony in Ballina.

Published a story 28th May 2015 11:54 AM

VENTURING into any Sydney pub last night was like stepping foot in my first apartment – a seething mass of cockroaches from wall to wall.

Origin: Venturing into a seething mass of cockroaches

VENTURING into any Sydney pub last night was like stepping foot in my first apartment – a seething mass of cockroaches from wall to wall.

Published a story 27th May 2015 6:42 PM

NSW Parliament’s upper house has unanimously denounced the Abbott Government’s broken promise to fund nation-wide Gonski education reforms for six years.

NSW Upper House slams Abbott's broken Gonski promise

NSW Parliament’s upper house has unanimously denounced the Abbott Government’s broken promise to fund nation-wide Gonski education reforms for six years.

Published a story 27th May 2015 5:48 PM

FRED Nile says the NSW Premier’s decision to introduce a bill for the lease of the state’s electricity assets before an inquiry had finished was not a snub.

Fred Nile: Privatising poles is about getting ball rolling

FRED Nile says the NSW Premier’s decision to introduce a bill for the lease of the state’s electricity assets before an inquiry had finished was not a snub.

Published a story 27th May 2015 5:11 PM

THE Greens have called for a halt in plans to rip up train tracks throughout the Northern Rivers to be replaced with a rail trail.

Greens won't rip up Northern Rivers railways

THE Greens have called for a halt in plans to rip up train tracks throughout the Northern Rivers to be replaced with a rail trail.

Published a story 26th May 2015 8:02 PM

FRIENDLESS, unemployed and facing jail – Man Haron Monis’s grandiose delusions of being a “big man” were all but shattered by the time he took his hostages.

Inquest hears sorry story from Sydney Siege gunman's lawyers

FRIENDLESS, unemployed and facing jail – Man Haron Monis’s grandiose delusions of being a “big man” were all but shattered by the time he took his hostages.

Published a story 26th May 2015 7:19 PM

PRISON workers say Grafton jail must be reopened if the NSW Government goes ahead with plans to shut down Long Bay Correctional Centre.

Long Bay closure puts pressure on to reopen Grafton jail

PRISON workers say Grafton jail must be reopened if the NSW Government goes ahead with plans to shut down Long Bay Correctional Centre.

Published a story 26th May 2015 4:27 PM

THE NSW Government is copping flak from Labor while receiving uncommon support from unions over its challenge to the Australian Energy Regulator’s decision.

NSW Liberals given support from Unions in Electricity fight

THE NSW Government is copping flak from Labor while receiving uncommon support from unions over its challenge to the Australian Energy Regulator’s decision.

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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.