March 2015

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 5:01 PM

A CASHLESS debit card will be trialled in selected communities later this year to stop people spending taxpayers’ money on alcohol, gambling and drugs.

No buying grog on cashless card

"I agree, deliberately inflicted conditions shouldn't be paid for by the tax payer..so if you drink..."

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 5:01 PM

The $5 billion expenditure on the Pacific Highway upgrade will firstly expose thousands of workers to the natural beauty of the Clarence Valley.

Chris Gulaptis - highway reveals Valley's natural beauty

"John there might be a few more "refugees" as they brave the new highway and head south, people..."

Commented on a story 14th Mar 2015 12:42 PM

REGIONAL Tourism Minister John Barilaro has slammed Labor’s announcement of a rail trail policy as “nothing more than $9 million for a glossy brochure”.

Coalition nails Labor rail trail ‘fail’

"Better train service costs more money, more money would require more people to use it or increased..."

Commented on a story 14th Mar 2015 12:37 PM

MEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis has been drawn at the top of the ballot for the March 28 election.

Gulaptis draws top position on state election ballot

"Being that I have heard almost nothing from some candidates, others have a terrible track record I am..."

Commented on a story 14th Mar 2015 12:36 PM

VOTERS have a fortnight to decide who will lead New South Wales for the coming four years and election promises for the North Coast are piling up.

Election promises pile up for North Coast

"Promises promises.... and where is the money coming from for all these promises..if it was always there..."

Commented on a story 14th Mar 2015 12:33 PM

VOTERS have a fortnight to decide who will lead New South Wales for the coming four years and election promises for the North Coast are piling up.

Election promises pile up for North Coast

"don't worry Northern rivers was ignored for most of Labor's time in power. Anyone that thinks either..."

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 9:02 PM

THE newly elected Grafton Jacaranda Festival president Phil Johnston literally has a ‘raft’ of new ideas to help rejuvenate the 80-year-old festival this year.

Putting new life into Jaca festival

"If you are worried about erosion caused by bathtub, raft and kayak races I expect there are bigger..."

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 9:02 PM

SUGAR growers in northern New South Wales and Queensland will warn a Senate committee that the rising monopoly of mills could leave them open to unfair market practices.

Inquiry will hear sugar mill monopoly could hurt growers

"A conglomerate of Australian's could always buy the mills but that would take people using their own..."

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 9:01 PM

REGIONAL Tourism Minister John Barilaro has slammed Labor’s announcement of a rail trail policy as “nothing more than $9 million for a glossy brochure”.

Coalition nails Labor rail trail ‘fail’

"I laugh each time trains come up...the reason trains stopped was lack of patronage...hard to keep..."

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 9:01 PM

REGIONAL Tourism Minister John Barilaro has slammed Labor’s announcement of a rail trail policy as “nothing more than $9 million for a glossy brochure”.

Coalition nails Labor rail trail ‘fail’

"The rail trail is our version of Clover's Bike paths...her bike paths aren't all connected this rail..."

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