August 2015

Commented on a story 4th Aug 2015 10:45 AM

MOTORISTS are driving off without paying for petrol at Lismore service stations almost daily and the number of offences is on the increase.

Rising costs fuel drive-offs: service station staffer

"This then poses the question: Is it really a problem with drivers who don't pay for petrol if the..."

Commented on a story 4th Aug 2015 8:24 AM

IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum.

OPINION: Ethics of ‘Choppergate’

"A great article, Maggie, although I don't think that the conclusion is a good solution: "Make it..."

Commented on a story 4th Aug 2015 8:24 AM

MOTORISTS are driving off without paying for petrol at Lismore service stations almost daily and the number of offences is on the increase.

Rising costs fuel drive-offs: service station staffer

"I was thinking more of the American style where you swipe your credit or debit card or insert money..."

Commented on a story 3rd Aug 2015 12:10 PM

MOTORISTS are driving off without paying for petrol at Lismore service stations almost daily and the number of offences is on the increase.

Rising costs fuel drive-offs: service station staffer

"There is a relatively simple way to prevent this crime and that is pre-paid fuel via machine at the..."

Commented on a story 3rd Aug 2015 12:10 PM

More than 100 teachers and medical workers turned out to Belongil Beach on Saturday to protest the Coalition Government’s Border Force Act.

Workers rally to protest gagging of detention centre staff

"Again and again the Abbott government proves how undemocratic it is. Firstly through the most biased..."

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 9:32 PM

WITH youth unemployment in Australia at 15% and one in five young people out of a job on the Northern Rivers, breaking into the workforce is no easy feat.

Generation of school leavers ill-prepared for the workforce

"It's really good that the compassionate Abbott government forces these people to wait for 6 months..."

Commented on a story 1st Aug 2015 9:31 PM

WITH youth unemployment in Australia at 15% and one in five young people out of a job on the Northern Rivers, breaking into the workforce is no easy feat.

Generation of school leavers ill-prepared for the workforce

"All you have to do is to read some of the pathetic posts in fora like this, in terms of both spelling..."

July 2015

Commented on a story 29th Jul 2015 6:17 PM

EMBATTLED Speaker Bronwyn Bishop is said to be 'considering her position' amid speculation Labor will use the choppergate expense scandal to target Tony Abbott.

Shorten renews calls to sack Bishop over choppergate

"She is the worst speaker in the history of Australia's parliament. Not only is she extremely biased..."

Commented on a story 29th Jul 2015 4:47 PM

EMBATTLED Speaker Bronwyn Bishop is said to be 'considering her position' amid speculation Labor will use the choppergate expense scandal to target Tony Abbott.

Shorten renews calls to sack Bishop over choppergate

"While not wishing under any circumstances to defend Abbot, he hasn't got the power to sack her. It..."

Commented on a story 24th Jul 2015 5:29 AM

THE Prime Minister has given the strongest signal yet he wants changes to the GST, saying on Thursday he prefers that option to increasing the Medicare levy

PM indicates support for GST changes after leaders meeting

"Only a Liberal government would want to further disadvantage lower income earners and pensioners by..."

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