June 2016

Published a story 1st Jun 2016 9:34 AM

NORTH Coast fishermen trying to digest what changes lie ahead after Minister Niall Blair announces a series of reforms to commercial fishing rules.

Uncertain optimism over commercial fishing changes

NORTH Coast fishermen trying to digest what changes lie ahead after Minister Niall Blair announces a series of reforms to commercial fishing rules.

May 2016

Published a story 31st May 2016 6:23 PM

AUSTRALIA has jumped up a rung in global competitiveness despite falling well short of the world’s leading nations on a range of economic measures.

Australia ‘more competitive’ despite weak economy

AUSTRALIA has jumped up a rung in global competitiveness despite falling well short of the world’s leading nations on a range of economic measures.

Published a story 31st May 2016 6:18 PM

PEOPLE with disabilities have waited 16 years for the New South Wales Government to increase its subsidy for wheelchair-accessible taxi trips.

Wheelchair taxi subsidy doubled to $60 per trip

PEOPLE with disabilities have waited 16 years for the New South Wales Government to increase its subsidy for wheelchair-accessible taxi trips.

Published a story 29th May 2016 3:33 PM

POLICE on the North Coast have issued anti-consorting warnings 336 times but laid no charges since the controversial bikie laws were introduced in 2012.

North Coast police issue 336 anti-bikie consorting warnings

POLICE on the North Coast have issued anti-consorting warnings 336 times but laid no charges since the controversial bikie laws were introduced in 2012.

Published a story 27th May 2016 7:17 PM

IT SEEMS the greens are always greener on the North and Mid North Coasts, with a new survey naming the state’s top coastal corner a favourite among golfers.

Hole in one for northern NSW golf tourism

IT SEEMS the greens are always greener on the North and Mid North Coasts, with a new survey naming the state’s top coastal corner a favourite among golfers.

Published a story 27th May 2016 7:00 PM

AUSTRALIA’S biggest festival of light illuminated the New South Wales capital last night.

Sydney illuminates for Vivid 2016

AUSTRALIA’S biggest festival of light illuminated the New South Wales capital last night.

Published a story 27th May 2016 6:58 PM

The once all powerful head of Labor's NSW state executive is facing charges brought by the electoral commission in the wake of damaging sexual harassment claims

Labor powerbroker suspended over electoral roll charge

The once all powerful head of Labor's NSW state executive is facing charges brought by the electoral commission in the wake of damaging sexual harassment claims

Published a story 27th May 2016 5:15 PM

NEW South Wales has the most expensive childcare in the country.

NSW withholds $350 million in child education funding

NEW South Wales has the most expensive childcare in the country.

Published a story 27th May 2016 12:01 PM

SHOCKING dash cam footage has emerged of a man beating another driver with a baseball bat during a violent road rage attack in New South Wales.

VIDEO: Tattooed man goes on violent road rampage

SHOCKING dash cam footage has emerged of a man beating another driver with a baseball bat during a violent road rage attack in New South Wales.

Published a story 26th May 2016 6:41 PM

A TENFOLD increase in New South Wales residents over the age of 100 is expected to contribute to a $17 billion deficit by 2056.

Rein in NSW spending or face $17b black hole

A TENFOLD increase in New South Wales residents over the age of 100 is expected to contribute to a $17 billion deficit by 2056.

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Chris studied journalism at the University of Queensland. Worked for the Western Star in Roma. He has worked at The Chronicle as a reporter since February 2011.