June 2016

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2016 5:28 AM

Cr Johnson wants to make changes to the LEP which carries more weight when it comes to council rejecting developments which are 'excessive'.

Ballina councillor wants to ban McMansions

"Rubbish, Cr Johnson. You are out of touch with the current LEP. Each development should be assessed on..."

Commented on a story 15th Jun 2016 1:46 PM

LOCAL motorists are advised that there is set to be disruptions to traffic on the Pacific Highway at the St Helena Tunnel near Bangalow from tomorrow.

Motorists warned of planned disruptions on Pacific Highway

"Tintenbar to Ewingsdale has been a total stuff up since the feds put pressure on the Baird government..."

Commented on a story 15th Jun 2016 1:46 PM

CLUNES will have better mobile coverage this week with a new tower switched on this week.

Blackspot erased at Clunes

"Interesting that Kevin's actually hunting headlines and photo ops now that the election is looming."

Commented on a story 1st Jun 2016 11:14 AM

UPDATE: BARNABY Joyce won't be playing for the Swans anytime soon but knows how to prop up the game.

Barnaby kicks the cash and the ball for Oakes Oval

"Roll out the barrel, roll out the barrel of pork!"

May 2016

Commented on a story 27th May 2016 11:59 AM

BALLINA Byron Gateway Airport will receive $4 million in funding to improve facilities to accommodate increased visitor numbers.

$4 million announced for Ballina airport expansion

"Interesting that this announcement is made by the state Liberal National coalition during the federal..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 12:02 PM

REPUBLICAN boss Peter FitzSimons says is it a 'matter of pride' we have an Australian head of state

Call us ‘crazy’ we want an Aussie head of state

"Pretty meaningless mantra is having a foreigner as head of state. Other nations in the world laugh at..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 12:02 PM

REPUBLICAN boss Peter FitzSimons says is it a 'matter of pride' we have an Australian head of state

Call us ‘crazy’ we want an Aussie head of state

"What the Governor General does now."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 10:25 AM

REPUBLICAN boss Peter FitzSimons says is it a 'matter of pride' we have an Australian head of state

Call us ‘crazy’ we want an Aussie head of state

"Good try! gml_6862 was trying in vain to get the abbreviation for the Latin words: et cetera..."

Commented on a story 26th May 2016 8:39 AM

OUR editor suggests it would make more sense to hold the plebiscite, election and census all on the same day.

OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

"To the last two contributors, plebscites are non-binding. Mother Nature is making a wild assumption..."

Commented on a story 25th May 2016 5:03 PM

OUR editor suggests it would make more sense to hold the plebiscite, election and census all on the same day.

OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

"Not to mention the fact that about 20% of 18 - 24 year olds are not registered to vote."

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