March 2015

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2015 12:02 PM

BALLINA Greens candidate Tamara Smith says she has won every booth in Byron Shire, some with massive swings, and hopes to pull off an upset victory.

Greens hopeful of Ballina, but expert tipping Labor win

"Maybe our new non-government member can push for better Primary Education, particularly in the are of..."

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2015 12:02 PM

BALLINA Greens candidate Tamara Smith says she has won every booth in Byron Shire, some with massive swings, and hopes to pull off an upset victory.

Greens hopeful of Ballina, but expert tipping Labor win

"Maybe our new member can push for better Primary School education which will be of future benefit to..."

Commented on a story 26th Mar 2015 11:40 AM

AUSTRALIAN great Matthew Hayden says the Black Caps will struggle with the size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Sunday's Cricket World Cup final.

Black caps will struggle at the MCG, says Matthew Hayden

"Depends on how far in the boundary ropes are. Some of the boundaries are too short and a joke."

Commented on a story 25th Mar 2015 6:33 PM

THERE will be no long weekend for Anzac Day this year.

No long weekend for Anzac Day this year

"Fair enough. It is good to celebrate Anzac Day on the day that it falls - in this case a Saturday. Why..."

Commented on a story 25th Mar 2015 6:24 PM

I WAS manning the barbecue at a friend’s housewarming a few weekends ago and a young man from Texas sidled up to see if he could give me a hand.

COMMENT: Raising a glass to drinking age

"Increase the age to 21. If nothing else, it makes it more difficult for older teens (16 - 18) y.o. to..."

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 4:01 PM

AT the NSW Liberal Party’s campaign launch Mike Baird urged voters to “just vote one” for his government, warning against Labor preference deals.

In a tight NSW election, optional preferences could win out

"It is not so much preferences in the Legislative Assembly that are the issue in this election. It seems..."

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 4:01 PM

Commented on a story 23rd Mar 2015 12:42 PM

LABOR has blasted Prime Minister Tony Abbott for responding “occasionally...

Abbott on Nauru child abuse: “occasionally... things happen”

"Is there no limit to the stupidity of this PM? Every time he opens his mouth some fool speaks!"

Commented on a story 23rd Mar 2015 12:41 PM

BOTH Tweed/Byron and Richmond LACs have been named in the ten worst local areas across NSW where drivers have been identified for not wearing seat belts.

Our region named one of the worst for not wearing seatbelts

"There are too many idiots on the road now. Those that do not wear seatbelts almost fall into the worst..."

Commented on a story 21st Mar 2015 12:52 PM

WHITE goods lender Radio Rentals earned almost half its income last year from Centrelink payments, sparking calls to tighten the payment system.

Welfare payments being spent on white goods

"So - only the wealthy get any discretion as to how to spend their money?"

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