August 2015

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 6:06 PM

FAMILY and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard has refused to confirm whether his department’s budget will be cut by $70 million next year.

Minister will not deny $70m cuts to Community Services

FAMILY and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard has refused to confirm whether his department’s budget will be cut by $70 million next year.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 5:50 PM

EDUCATION Minister Adrian Piccoli has kept secret how much the government will spend on a new computer program for NSW schools.

Govt silent on “bottomless pit” school computer program

EDUCATION Minister Adrian Piccoli has kept secret how much the government will spend on a new computer program for NSW schools.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 5:48 PM

THE Education Minister has kept secret how much the government will spend on a school computer program that has already cost more than half a billion dollars.

Minister silent on “bottomless pit” school computer program

THE Education Minister has kept secret how much the government will spend on a school computer program that has already cost more than half a billion dollars.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 5:45 PM

FAMILY and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard has refused to confirm whether his department’s budget will be cut by $70 million next year.

Minister won't deny $70m cuts to Family/Community Services

FAMILY and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard has refused to confirm whether his department’s budget will be cut by $70 million next year.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 6:18 PM

A New NSW Health report has recently been released. The report found that there has been an alarming number of new ice cases in NSW.

Ice abuse at tipping point

A New NSW Health report has recently been released. The report found that there has been an alarming number of new ice cases in NSW.

Published a story 27th Aug 2015 8:12 PM

A PETITION with more than 17,000 signatures calling for upgrades to the Pacific Hwy to be diverted away from a koala population has failed to sway plans.

Government ignores pleas to save koala colony from Pac Hwy

A PETITION with more than 17,000 signatures calling for upgrades to the Pacific Hwy to be diverted away from a koala population has failed to sway plans.

Published a story 27th Aug 2015 4:52 PM

A SURGE in “fly-in fly-out” prostitutes illegally operating from motels in Ballina and Alstonville has prompted a call for mandatory licensing of sex workers

Calls for licensing as number of FIFO prostitutes rises

A SURGE in “fly-in fly-out” prostitutes illegally operating from motels in Ballina and Alstonville has prompted a call for mandatory licensing of sex workers

Published a story 26th Aug 2015 6:17 PM

UNIONS say Premier Mike Baird’s rejection of a gas reservation scheme has doomed NSW residents to paying tripled gas prices.

NSW residents face a tripling of gas prices, unions warn

UNIONS say Premier Mike Baird’s rejection of a gas reservation scheme has doomed NSW residents to paying tripled gas prices.

Published a story 26th Aug 2015 5:34 PM

CHILD sex offenders may face chemical castration as the NSW Government launches a taskforce to investigate whether the penalty will stop them reoffending.

Child rapists may be forced to undergo chemical castration

CHILD sex offenders may face chemical castration as the NSW Government launches a taskforce to investigate whether the penalty will stop them reoffending.

Published a story 26th Aug 2015 2:17 PM

WOMEN haemorrhaging blood after a sexual attack are no longer considered an emergency by the NSW Ambulance Service.

NSW Ambulance Service redefines "emergency", excludes rape

WOMEN haemorrhaging blood after a sexual attack are no longer considered an emergency by the NSW Ambulance Service.

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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.