February 2016

Commented on a story 9th Feb 2016 7:30 AM

A ROARING summer holiday trade in Woolgoolga has sparked questions in the town about some businesses staying open on public holidays.

To open or not to open? The public holiday debate continues

"It's a free world they can open if they like,long as they pay proper award wages ,then what's..."

Commented on a story 9th Feb 2016 7:29 AM

HOW much would you pay for a jar of some of the world's freshest air? And where would you want it harvested from?

Air harvesting could be our freshest new industry

"Can I market my farts ?"

Commented on a story 9th Feb 2016 7:29 AM

THE Assad regime is killing so many detainees in Syria that it now amounts to the crime against humanity of "extermination", a UN report has found.

Syrian regime 'exterminating' its civilian population: UN

"With help from France, Russia, America and isis. .."

Commented on a story 9th Feb 2016 7:29 AM

THE New South Wales Government has been labelled short-sighted over a plan to unlock new coal seam gas reserves to local mining companies

NSW restarts CSG battle it just lost to provide local gas

"Australia is the largest gas producing nation in the world without csg ,so it's extreme nonsense to say..."

Commented on a story 9th Feb 2016 7:27 AM

HOME-SCHOOLED students are outstripping their counterparts in mainstream schools in reading, writing and numeracy, a review of NAPLAN results for NSW shows.

Home schoolers beat mainstream students in NAPLAN testing

"It's time home school students received the same funding as public school students from governments."

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2016 1:12 PM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>W.E. Smith Engineering management and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union take a step forward during today's negotiations.

Union wants full access to W.E. Smith's finances

"Good to see the much maligned unions in action protecting workers entitlements. All we hear is bad..."

Commented on a story 7th Feb 2016 5:02 PM

PROTESTERS gathered at the Coffs Harbour Jetty this morning to rally against the deportation of almost 270 asylum seekers back to Nauru.

Coffs Coast protests against Australia’s off-shore detention centres

"Well done to these people for highlighting the evil cruelty of this government..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 6:07 PM

GLOBAL beer brand Heineken is offering up a new kind of advertising to promote drinking in moderation.

Heineken beer ad: moderate drinkers are 'heroes'

"Heineken tastes like plastic water anyhow."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 3:32 PM

DIVISION Four shapes as the most hotly contested seat ahead of the local government elections on March 19.

Council poll suggests a battle of divisions

"Councils need to stop interfering in our lives and stick to what they are supposed to do....run..."

Commented on a story 2nd Feb 2016 11:05 AM

POLICE have warned against using synthetic marijuana after a teenage boy died and two other men fell gravely ill after smoking a bad batch of the substance.

Teen dead, two in hospital: synthetic marijuana warning

"If all recreational drugs were legalised and properly checked before being sold we would have no more..."

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