September 2015

Commented on a story 1st Sep 2015 2:39 PM

Queensland smokers will pay up to $3.05 more for a packet of cigarettes from today, with the price of a single cigarette rising to more than $1 for some brands.

Cigarettes to cost a dollar each with new price hike

"Excellent news."

August 2015

Commented on a story 18th Aug 2015 12:05 PM

COLD Chisel frontman and Australian rock star Jimmy Barnes was among the many tourists near the Hindu shrine when the bomb went off.

Bangkok bomb blast: Luck saved Jimmy Barnes' life

""Thinking the perpetrators were islamic is a natural reaction...." No it is not. Blaming someone..."

Commented on a story 18th Aug 2015 11:08 AM

COLD Chisel frontman and Australian rock star Jimmy Barnes was among the many tourists near the Hindu shrine when the bomb went off.

Bangkok bomb blast: Luck saved Jimmy Barnes' life

"Mate, Bangkok is not actually in Australia, and no-one has claimed responsibility for the bomb as yet."

Commented on a story 17th Aug 2015 10:55 AM

THE Coalition is facing a 36-seat electoral wipeout, according to a new poll, which will put even great pressure on Tony Abbott's leadership.

Coalition facing 36-seat wipeout, according to new poll

"If the Liberals had any compassion they would put Abbott out of his misery. He is clearly way out of..."

Commented on a story 13th Aug 2015 11:21 AM

AUSTRALIA'S youngest ever MP says he would defy Prime Minister Tony Abbott and a Coalition party room vote to support a bill that would allow same-sex marriage

Wyatt Roy would defy the PM, cross floor on gay marriage

"Pity he doesn't cross the floor on Climate Change. Or Gonski. Or the GP Tax. Or cuts to the ABC. Or..."

Commented on a story 13th Aug 2015 8:23 AM

WHALE operators Brian and Jill Perry want nothing more than burn-offs on Fraser Island to move from whale watching season to May or June.

Fraser Island smoke turns away tourists, whale operators say

"Fires have been part of Fraser's history for thousands of years, and whales have visited regardless."

Commented on a story 11th Aug 2015 9:44 AM

HOPE Dairies confirmed yesterday it had put its proposed $500 million Mary Valley powdered milk project on hold while it focuses on beef to our west.

Gina dumps valley dairy plan in favour of western beef

"Gary, I don't think ecosystems and Gina Reinhardt belong in the same sentence. Or even state."

Commented on a story 10th Aug 2015 10:43 AM

A FORMER Indian Government official has slammed Tony Abbott’s comments that more coal from Australia would help people in India who lack power to their homes.

PM criticised for "deep lack of understanding" about India

"The Indians should not take this personally. Mr Abbott has a deep lack of understanding of science, the..."

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