May 2015

Published a story 6th May 2015 4:34 PM

STATE and federal police will pool resources to target criminals who prey on children, with the creation of a new Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team.

Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team to target predators

STATE and federal police will pool resources to target criminals who prey on children, with the creation of a new Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team.

Published a story 5th May 2015 8:40 PM

A RED carpet and brass-band welcome outside NSW Parliament might have raised expectations among the new MPs, but the lustre might be short-lived.

NSW Parliament resumes with 20 new Labor MPs sworn in

A RED carpet and brass-band welcome outside NSW Parliament might have raised expectations among the new MPs, but the lustre might be short-lived.

Published a story 5th May 2015 4:26 PM

URGENT laws will ensure all past Independent Commission Against Corruption findings will be validated, NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced.

Baird to introduce bill to keep ICAC findings valid

URGENT laws will ensure all past Independent Commission Against Corruption findings will be validated, NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced.

Published a story 4th May 2015 9:59 PM

NO AMOUNT of jail will ever bring back Shaun Zagar or his beautiful son and daughter, Kaleb and Zara.

Grandfather grateful for 'closure' after drug-driver appeal

NO AMOUNT of jail will ever bring back Shaun Zagar or his beautiful son and daughter, Kaleb and Zara.

Published a story 4th May 2015 7:44 PM

A DRIVER who killed a young father and his two children after taking drugs and crashing into their parked car has had his minimum prison sentence extended.

Justice at last for family killed by drug driver in crash

A DRIVER who killed a young father and his two children after taking drugs and crashing into their parked car has had his minimum prison sentence extended.

Published a story 4th May 2015 6:54 PM

SURVIVORS who reported child sexual abuse in an institution to police have been asked to tell their stories about interactions with officers and the courts.

Royal Commission into child abuse turns its eye to Police

SURVIVORS who reported child sexual abuse in an institution to police have been asked to tell their stories about interactions with officers and the courts.

Published a story 4th May 2015 6:44 PM

SUCCESS with tightening alcohol laws in Sydney’s city centre has the NSW Government looking further afield in ways to crack down on drunken violence.

Success in the city sees alcohol control laws heading rural

SUCCESS with tightening alcohol laws in Sydney’s city centre has the NSW Government looking further afield in ways to crack down on drunken violence.

Published a story 4th May 2015 6:33 PM

UNLIKELY bedfellows the Animal Justice and Shooters and Fishers parties may find early unity in NSW Parliament before the inevitable horn-locking begins.

Shooters and Animal Justice parties look at unlikely team

UNLIKELY bedfellows the Animal Justice and Shooters and Fishers parties may find early unity in NSW Parliament before the inevitable horn-locking begins.

Published a story 2nd May 2015 6:47 AM

COFFS Harbour workers earn $11,000 less than the national average and $133,000 less than people living in Sydney’s highest-paid suburbs.

Lucky we have the lifestyle

COFFS Harbour workers earn $11,000 less than the national average and $133,000 less than people living in Sydney’s highest-paid suburbs.

April 2015

Published a story 30th Apr 2015 7:24 PM

QUEENSLAND households are set to save an average of $34 a year on their power bills, but the Opposition argues the cuts will be cancelled out by Labor.

Ergon, Energex told to pull back revenue

QUEENSLAND households are set to save an average of $34 a year on their power bills, but the Opposition argues the cuts will be cancelled out by Labor.

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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.