May 2016

Published a story 26th May 2016 10:57 AM

THE New South Wales Government says it is undeterred after the first meeting of a newly amalgamated council in Sydney descended into chaos.

Sydney's Inner West council director spat on by protester

THE New South Wales Government says it is undeterred after the first meeting of a newly amalgamated council in Sydney descended into chaos.

Published a story 26th May 2016 10:54 AM

THE co-founder of the North Coast’s biggest community green energy project is not surprised NSW has been rated the worst state for moving to renewable energy.

NSW lags but North Coast booms on renewable energy

THE co-founder of the North Coast’s biggest community green energy project is not surprised NSW has been rated the worst state for moving to renewable energy.

Published a story 24th May 2016 7:28 PM

THE North Coast is the most visited regional area in the state of New South Wales, a report has revealed.

Almost half of all foreign visitors go to the North Coast

THE North Coast is the most visited regional area in the state of New South Wales, a report has revealed.

Published a story 23rd May 2016 6:47 PM

OLYMPIC shooter Michael Diamond has been charged with high-range drink- driving and carrying a shotgun in his car.

Gold medallist Olympian charged with drink driving, gun

OLYMPIC shooter Michael Diamond has been charged with high-range drink- driving and carrying a shotgun in his car.

Published a story 20th May 2016 11:09 AM

QUANTUM politics has arrived, thanks to one Peter Dutton, Minister for the Utterance of Compassionate Statements.

Strange Politics: Peter Dutton’s multiverse theory

QUANTUM politics has arrived, thanks to one Peter Dutton, Minister for the Utterance of Compassionate Statements.

Published a story 19th May 2016 6:50 PM

TOMMY’S Tavern was shut for the night when staff and a couple of mates lined up 18 shots of liquor each and started slugging them down in states of undress.

Convictions quashed after ‘shenanigans’ at Tommy’s Tavern

TOMMY’S Tavern was shut for the night when staff and a couple of mates lined up 18 shots of liquor each and started slugging them down in states of undress.

Published a story 18th May 2016 7:20 PM

UNSW professor says the Turnbull Government made the right call by shelving its backpacker tax.

Backpacker tax back-flip good call says tax expert

UNSW professor says the Turnbull Government made the right call by shelving its backpacker tax.

Published a story 18th May 2016 7:16 PM

FLY-IN, fly-out justice could be eliminated under a National MP’s plan to force New South Wales District Court judges to live in the regions where they preside.

Call for judges to live where they work

FLY-IN, fly-out justice could be eliminated under a National MP’s plan to force New South Wales District Court judges to live in the regions where they preside.

Published a story 18th May 2016 3:15 PM

SENIORS in Central and North Burnett are poorer and more isolated than those in Brisbane, and the population is aging fast.

Our seniors deserve a fair go

SENIORS in Central and North Burnett are poorer and more isolated than those in Brisbane, and the population is aging fast.

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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.