February 2016

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 4:34 PM

ELECTRICITY provider Essential Energy wants to cut 800 jobs from regional New South Wales by 2018 under a draft workplace agreement.

Unions reject Essential Energy’s 800-job cut proposal

ELECTRICITY provider Essential Energy wants to cut 800 jobs from regional New South Wales by 2018 under a draft workplace agreement.

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 3:01 PM

A NURSE accused of murdering two patients at a Ballina nursing home will face a trial lasting six to eight weeks in Lismore.

Trial date set for accused Ballina nursing home murderer

A NURSE accused of murdering two patients at a Ballina nursing home will face a trial lasting six to eight weeks in Lismore.

Published a story 11th Feb 2016 1:47 PM

The New South Wales Police called on Domenic Pace to help them save a damsel in distress and rid Sydney of villains after linking up with Make-A-Wish Australia.

IronBoy Domenic battles Ultron, saves Sydney from baddies

The New South Wales Police called on Domenic Pace to help them save a damsel in distress and rid Sydney of villains after linking up with Make-A-Wish Australia.

Published a story 10th Feb 2016 7:27 PM

MORE than 1500 people are living with dementia in the Clarence electorate – a figure set to more than double by 2050.

Valley dementia cases to double by 2050

MORE than 1500 people are living with dementia in the Clarence electorate – a figure set to more than double by 2050.

Published a story 10th Feb 2016 4:54 PM

A PREGNANT Queensland woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus after returning from overseas.

Pregnant Qld woman diagnosed with Zika virus

A PREGNANT Queensland woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus after returning from overseas.

Published a story 9th Feb 2016 6:55 PM

A BOOK teaching public schoolchildren as young as four that gender is not necessarily connected to sexual organs has earned one NSW upper house member’s ire.

MP slams transgender teachings at school

A BOOK teaching public schoolchildren as young as four that gender is not necessarily connected to sexual organs has earned one NSW upper house member’s ire.

Published a story 9th Feb 2016 4:25 PM

THE Baird Government has backed a 12-point action plan to improve security at NSW hospitals, as health workers come to grips with more drug-fuelled violence.

Hospitals talk violence as ice-addict patients lash out

THE Baird Government has backed a 12-point action plan to improve security at NSW hospitals, as health workers come to grips with more drug-fuelled violence.

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

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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.