August 2016

Published a story 31st Aug 2016 7:30 AM

A MOTHER has been charged after her 21-month-old baby allegedly tested positive in hospital to having consumed the drug ice.

Baby tests positive to meth, mother charged

A MOTHER has been charged after her 21-month-old baby allegedly tested positive in hospital to having consumed the drug ice.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 6:28 PM

New research shows certain parolees more likely to re-offend in the first study of its type ever conducted in Australia.

Court-ordered parolees more likely to re-offend

New research shows certain parolees more likely to re-offend in the first study of its type ever conducted in Australia.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 6:08 PM

Greens MP hits out in wake of ICAC finding.

Greens call for urgent corruption review following ICAC

Greens MP hits out in wake of ICAC finding.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 6:07 PM

Greens MP hits out in wake of ICAC finding.

Greens call for urgent corruption review following ICAC

Greens MP hits out in wake of ICAC finding.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 4:55 PM

FORMER New South Wales police minister Mike Gallacher has rejected ICAC’s finding that he lied under oath and assured voters he is “not corrupt”.

‘Untruthful’ MP slams ICAC report, vows to fight

FORMER New South Wales police minister Mike Gallacher has rejected ICAC’s finding that he lied under oath and assured voters he is “not corrupt”.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 4:03 PM

NORTH Coast schools are bursting at the seams with too many students and too few classrooms.

Overcrowded North Coast schools packed to rafters

NORTH Coast schools are bursting at the seams with too many students and too few classrooms.

Published a story 30th Aug 2016 12:59 PM

THE state’s corruption watchdog has recommended criminal charges be laid against former Labor minister Joe Tripodi and former Liberal MP Chris Hartcher.

Snouts in the trough: ICAC uncovers illegal donations

THE state’s corruption watchdog has recommended criminal charges be laid against former Labor minister Joe Tripodi and former Liberal MP Chris Hartcher.

Published a story 29th Aug 2016 8:00 PM

The man who bashed a squatter to death with a mattock handle has lost his appeal.

He bashed a squatter to death, now he will stay in jail

The man who bashed a squatter to death with a mattock handle has lost his appeal.

Published a story 29th Aug 2016 6:22 PM

Council's approval for a wedding venue at Talofa has been overturned on appeal to the Supreme Court.

Court blows away ridge-top wedding venue plans

Council's approval for a wedding venue at Talofa has been overturned on appeal to the Supreme Court.

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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.