February 2016

Published a story 8th Feb 2016 8:16 PM

NEW wealth distribution figures reveal the widest divide between the Coffs-Clarence region’s richest and the rest lies in the Korora-Emerald Beach area.

Clarence's great dividing wage crisis

NEW wealth distribution figures reveal the widest divide between the Coffs-Clarence region’s richest and the rest lies in the Korora-Emerald Beach area.

Published a story 8th Feb 2016 6:16 PM

THE New South Wales Government has been labelled short-sighted over a plan to unlock new coal seam gas reserves to local mining companies

NSW restarts CSG battle it just lost to provide local gas

THE New South Wales Government has been labelled short-sighted over a plan to unlock new coal seam gas reserves to local mining companies

Published a story 8th Feb 2016 3:18 PM

HOME-SCHOOLED students are outstripping their counterparts in mainstream schools in reading, writing and numeracy, a review of NAPLAN results for NSW shows.

Home schoolers beat mainstream students in NAPLAN testing

HOME-SCHOOLED students are outstripping their counterparts in mainstream schools in reading, writing and numeracy, a review of NAPLAN results for NSW shows.

Published a story 5th Feb 2016 4:34 PM

A CAMPAIGN is gaining momentum against plans to slug working backpackers with hefty taxes from the first dollar they earn.

Picking apart how backpacker tax affects North Coast farming

A CAMPAIGN is gaining momentum against plans to slug working backpackers with hefty taxes from the first dollar they earn.

Published a story 5th Feb 2016 4:14 PM

LABOR leader Luke Foley still has a long way to go if he wants to overtake Premier Mike Baird as the New South Wales preferred leader.

Baird’s popularity soars as Labor struggles in polls

LABOR leader Luke Foley still has a long way to go if he wants to overtake Premier Mike Baird as the New South Wales preferred leader.

Published a story 5th Feb 2016 9:53 AM

THE release of the Prime Minister’s gift register is always a fun time of year, even if Australia’s haul pales in comparison to some international politicians.

No pandas on our Prime Minister's gift register

THE release of the Prime Minister’s gift register is always a fun time of year, even if Australia’s haul pales in comparison to some international politicians.

Published a story 3rd Feb 2016 6:19 PM

Case of woman who bled to death will be re-examined

Published a story 3rd Feb 2016 4:07 PM

NOBODY will be charged over a drunken woman bleeding to death from massive vaginal trauma on a beach near Iluka.

No charges despite horror evidence over "Norma's" death

NOBODY will be charged over a drunken woman bleeding to death from massive vaginal trauma on a beach near Iluka.

Published a story 2nd Feb 2016 4:32 PM

DELAYED and cancelled flights due to Regional Express Airlines strikes have ended for the time being, as pilots return pending industrial negotiations.

Regional Express pilots call end to strike... for now

DELAYED and cancelled flights due to Regional Express Airlines strikes have ended for the time being, as pilots return pending industrial negotiations.

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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.