May 2015

Voted in a poll 25th May 2015 3:50 PM

Commented on a story 14th May 2015 5:02 AM

EVEN with $50 billion in infrastructure spending, the latest Federal Budget will not be enough to quiet disappointment for Lismore

No new funds on Pacific Hwy in Joe Hockey's budget

""EVEN with $50 billion in infrastructure spending, the latest Federal Budget will not be enough to..."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 12:50 PM

MEMBER for Page Kevin Hogan said he was optimistic about new Greens leader Richard Di Natale’s ethos on working with the Coalition.

Hogan: We can work with Greens, Natale

"Kevin: the word: "work" implies productive effort. Something of which the coalition has displayed an..."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 12:46 PM

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis has called for a ban on coal seam gas on the Northern Rivers, or for his own government to appeal the Metgasco court decision.

Ban coal seam gas on the Northern Rivers: Gulaptis

"Well, Chris, you belong to one of the parties of government in NSW. Get off your bum and do something."

Commented on a story 6th May 2015 5:10 PM

A LENNOX Head gym owner’s idea to offer tax breaks to the fit and healthy and impose sugar and fat taxes on junk food seems to have struck a sensitive nerve on The Northern Star’s Facebook page.

Join a gym or pay fat tax: Facebook reacts to obesity idea

"David is right. I am fitter and healthier now in my late 60s than I was in my 40s. !2 years of regular..."

Commented on a story 6th May 2015 5:05 PM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"I agree. Having taught high school students who came in after lunch and a joint, I shudder to think I..."

Commented on a story 2nd May 2015 7:56 PM

April 2015

Commented on a story 30th Apr 2015 5:12 PM

PROPERTY owners in the Byron Shire who have unpaid rates dating back more than five years have been put on notice the council plans to sell their properties.

Byron council prepares to sell properties over unpaid rates

"Of course it's fair! When a person buys a property, part of that contract is that he or she agrees to..."

Commented on a story 30th Apr 2015 1:20 PM

FOLLOWING two fires in a month, NSW Fair Trading are alerting consumers to Samsung’s voluntary recall of six top loader washing machine models.

Samsung recall washing machines following fires

"A combination washer and dryer!"

Commented on a story 30th Apr 2015 8:30 AM

WITHDRAWING our ambassador in the wake of the executions of two Australians in Indonesia is about as useful as hitting them with a limp piece of lettuce.

OPINION: Withdrawing ambassador not enough after executions

"I agree with your assessment, David. I am against capital punishment and the Indonesian government had..."

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