July 2015

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 6:17 PM

I WAS going to write this column as my usual satire, but I didn’t need to. The Liberal Democrats did it all themselves, no fabrication needed.

Strange politics: Gun nuts real victims of vilification...

I WAS going to write this column as my usual satire, but I didn’t need to. The Liberal Democrats did it all themselves, no fabrication needed.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 5:34 PM

SHARE prices have shot up for the company chosen to carry out NSW’s first medical marijuana trials.

Medlab approved to perform NSW medical marijuana trials

SHARE prices have shot up for the company chosen to carry out NSW’s first medical marijuana trials.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 5:24 PM

RISING power costs are driving a push for NSW to catch up with the rest of Australia on renewable energy.

High power prices drive green energy

RISING power costs are driving a push for NSW to catch up with the rest of Australia on renewable energy.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 5:18 PM

GENOMIC technology may hold the key to bridging a vast health gap which has led to remote Australians having a 40% higher death rate than those in the cities.

DNA revolution holds key to better rural health

GENOMIC technology may hold the key to bridging a vast health gap which has led to remote Australians having a 40% higher death rate than those in the cities.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 4:35 PM

THE Northern Rivers may play host to an all-star cast of Hollywood celebrities, with Mel Gibson planning to film his latest film in NSW.

Mel Gibson blockbuster to film in NSW

THE Northern Rivers may play host to an all-star cast of Hollywood celebrities, with Mel Gibson planning to film his latest film in NSW.

Published a story 29th Jul 2015 4:20 PM

A MAN’S appeal for a lighter sentence after stealing a car from Kempsey before leading police on a high-speed chase in Sydney has been dismissed.

High-speed car thief stays in jail

A MAN’S appeal for a lighter sentence after stealing a car from Kempsey before leading police on a high-speed chase in Sydney has been dismissed.

Published a story 29th Jul 2015 3:46 PM

THE Premier has been accused of ignoring warnings about fundamentalist Christian groups operating within schools and only acting once radical Islam became an issue.

Govt 'ignored warnings' about fundamentalist Christians

THE Premier has been accused of ignoring warnings about fundamentalist Christian groups operating within schools and only acting once radical Islam became an issue.

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 4:42 PM

A WOMAN whose teacher fondled her on a bus during a pattern of sexual assault lasting seven years and involving two pregnancies has been awarded $1.2 million

Sex predator forced to pay $1.2m to former student

A WOMAN whose teacher fondled her on a bus during a pattern of sexual assault lasting seven years and involving two pregnancies has been awarded $1.2 million

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 4:01 PM

SCRIPTURE classes will be exempt from an audit of all prayer groups in NSW state schools in a crack down on student exposure to violent extremist ideologies.

NSW school prayer group audit targets religious extremism

SCRIPTURE classes will be exempt from an audit of all prayer groups in NSW state schools in a crack down on student exposure to violent extremist ideologies.

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 12:32 PM

IF a controversial quarry next to the Lockyer Creek had not been built, water in the 2011 fatal Grantham floods would have flowed very differently.

Quarry’s impact on Grantham flood put under spotlight

IF a controversial quarry next to the Lockyer Creek had not been built, water in the 2011 fatal Grantham floods would have flowed very differently.

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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.