August 2016

Published a story 24th Aug 2016 6:37 PM

TWO Ballina principals have been honoured in New South Wales Parliament for their efforts to preparing their schools for a merger next year.

‘Tireless’ principals paid tribute over new Ballina school

TWO Ballina principals have been honoured in New South Wales Parliament for their efforts to preparing their schools for a merger next year.

Published a story 24th Aug 2016 9:47 AM

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis woke up devastated this morning with the knowledge an industry and an integral part of his community had been destroyed.

Gulaptis: Greyhound racing ban a 'human tragedy'

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis woke up devastated this morning with the knowledge an industry and an integral part of his community had been destroyed.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2016 8:27 PM

THE number of Australian adults whose diet was all or almost all vegetarian rose from 1.7 million to 2.1 million over the same period.

Vegetarianism mushrooms across NSW

THE number of Australian adults whose diet was all or almost all vegetarian rose from 1.7 million to 2.1 million over the same period.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2016 8:21 PM

NSW Premier Mike Baird has fractured his spine falling down a set of stairs.

Premier Mike Baird breaks spine falling down stairs

NSW Premier Mike Baird has fractured his spine falling down a set of stairs.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2016 3:36 PM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>Premier Mike Baird says shutting greyhound industry but allowing big-bucks horse racing to continue is not an example of class warfare.

Greyhound debate live: Baird fires back over racing ban

UPDATE: Premier Mike Baird says shutting greyhound industry but allowing big-bucks horse racing to continue is not an example of class warfare.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2016 8:24 PM

'The NSW Government will now move immediately to relaunch the transaction process for the partial lease of Ausgrid.'

Ausgrid sale falls flat but Baird swears by $10b lease

'The NSW Government will now move immediately to relaunch the transaction process for the partial lease of Ausgrid.'

Published a story 22nd Aug 2016 8:19 PM

Child sex offender and former navy sailor, Wayne Norman Baldwin, has been placed on a strict supervision order after his release from prison on parole.

Child sex offender with Byron Bay links gets parole

Child sex offender and former navy sailor, Wayne Norman Baldwin, has been placed on a strict supervision order after his release from prison on parole.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2016 8:14 PM

ONLY in NSW and Queensland are abortions banned unless a pregnant woman’s mental or physical health is in serious jeopardy.

Abortion bill in NSW meets strong resistance

ONLY in NSW and Queensland are abortions banned unless a pregnant woman’s mental or physical health is in serious jeopardy.

Published a story 19th Aug 2016 7:36 PM

IT HAS been a dreadful couple of centuries for the Guillotinists' Guild

Strange Politics: Botch-jobs could see political heads roll

IT HAS been a dreadful couple of centuries for the Guillotinists' Guild

Published a story 19th Aug 2016 5:07 PM

A QUEENSLAND court has granted a former Grafton woman who backhanded a 14-year-old girl during a fight with her partner permission to work with children.

Grafton woman who hit child during a fight granted blue card

A QUEENSLAND court has granted a former Grafton woman who backhanded a 14-year-old girl during a fight with her partner permission to work with children.

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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.