April 2015

Published a story 24th Apr 2015 7:15 PM

UNEMPLOYMENT has skyrocketed in regional NSW with one in 10 residents in the Richmond-Tweed region without a job.

Jobless rate in regional NSW skyrockets

UNEMPLOYMENT has skyrocketed in regional NSW with one in 10 residents in the Richmond-Tweed region without a job.

Published a story 24th Apr 2015 10:16 AM

METGASCO managing director Peter Henderson has confirmed the company will seeking compensation over the government’s now “unlawful” decision to suspend its licence.

Metgasco confirms they will seek compensation

METGASCO managing director Peter Henderson has confirmed the company will seeking compensation over the government’s now “unlawful” decision to suspend its licence.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2015 6:04 PM

THE MINING company that sparked the Bentley Blockade protests will learn today whether the NSW Government acted outside its powers in suspending its operations.

Metgasco awaits court decision on suspension

THE MINING company that sparked the Bentley Blockade protests will learn today whether the NSW Government acted outside its powers in suspending its operations.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2015 2:13 PM

A PREVIOUS person of interest in the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell has been arrested in relation to allegations of historical child sex offences.

Tyrrell former-suspect arrested on other child sex offences

A PREVIOUS person of interest in the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell has been arrested in relation to allegations of historical child sex offences.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2015 7:22 AM

THE man who holds the balance of power in the NSW Parliament has slammed the Greens for claiming his inquiry into electricity privatisation was a stitch-up.

Rev Nile hits back at the Greens

THE man who holds the balance of power in the NSW Parliament has slammed the Greens for claiming his inquiry into electricity privatisation was a stitch-up.

Published a story 21st Apr 2015 8:12 PM

THE 10 widows of Australian First World War veterans making their way to Gallipoli for the Anzac Centenary have one thing in common: marrying an older man.

Widows of the Anzacs: tales of love after war

THE 10 widows of Australian First World War veterans making their way to Gallipoli for the Anzac Centenary have one thing in common: marrying an older man.

Published a story 21st Apr 2015 8:03 PM

THE 10 widows of Australian First World War veterans making their way to Gallipoli for the Anzac Centenary have one thing in common: marrying an older man.

Widows of the Anzacs: tales of love after war

THE 10 widows of Australian First World War veterans making their way to Gallipoli for the Anzac Centenary have one thing in common: marrying an older man.

Published a story 21st Apr 2015 11:58 AM

<strong>UPDATE</strong>  POLICE have retrieved a body from floodwaters near Maitland, where a car was swept off the road earlier today.

Weather death toll climbs as body found in floodwaters

UPDATE POLICE have retrieved a body from floodwaters near Maitland, where a car was swept off the road earlier today.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 5:46 PM

BOTH sides of New South Wales politics have thrown support behind a plan to set up a national domestic violence order scheme.

Support for national domestic violence order recognition

BOTH sides of New South Wales politics have thrown support behind a plan to set up a national domestic violence order scheme.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 5:34 PM

THE government must step in to stop fees chewing up money in the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, a new study has found.

Super funds chew up $21 billion in admin fees

THE government must step in to stop fees chewing up money in the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, a new study has found.

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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.