March 2015

Published a story 28th Mar 2015 3:11 PM

AS THINGS heat up in the NSW election, the task of peeling oneself out of bed calls for some high-protein sustenance … in the form of a “democracy sausage”.

Election heats up as the democracy sausages split the booths

AS THINGS heat up in the NSW election, the task of peeling oneself out of bed calls for some high-protein sustenance … in the form of a “democracy sausage”.

Published a story 28th Mar 2015 1:01 PM

THE Premier’s father has spent the morning handing out how-to-vote cards and singing his son’s praises outside a polling booth in Manly.

Premier's father now glad his advice was ignored

THE Premier’s father has spent the morning handing out how-to-vote cards and singing his son’s praises outside a polling booth in Manly.

Published a story 28th Mar 2015 12:18 PM

ANY sign of election-day jitters were firmly supressed when New South Wales Premier Mike Baird cast a vote for himself in Manly this morning.

Baird quietly confident of win but predicts close election

ANY sign of election-day jitters were firmly supressed when New South Wales Premier Mike Baird cast a vote for himself in Manly this morning.

Published a story 25th Mar 2015 5:12 PM

UNDERDOG to watchdog – that is the career trajectory one Greens candidate on the North Coast hopes plays out at Saturday’s election.

Greens may unseat Nats in Northern Rivers seats

UNDERDOG to watchdog – that is the career trajectory one Greens candidate on the North Coast hopes plays out at Saturday’s election.

Published a story 24th Mar 2015 4:46 PM

LABOR leader Luke Foley claims the Chinese Communist Party has been more honest with its people than Premier Mike Baird has been with the people of NSW.

Chinese know 'more about NSW poles and wires' than voters

LABOR leader Luke Foley claims the Chinese Communist Party has been more honest with its people than Premier Mike Baird has been with the people of NSW.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 4:52 PM

UNEMPLOYMENT has risen since the Coalition took office, but the Deputy Premier says the state will be home to 150,000 new jobs if the government is re-elected.

LNP promises 150,000 new jobs if re-elected

UNEMPLOYMENT has risen since the Coalition took office, but the Deputy Premier says the state will be home to 150,000 new jobs if the government is re-elected.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 2:43 PM

NSW Chief Magistrate Graeme Henson has seen the cycle of domestic violence repeated only too often. He says the courts alone cannot break it.

Magistrate: court is 'an ambulance at the base of the cliff'

NSW Chief Magistrate Graeme Henson has seen the cycle of domestic violence repeated only too often. He says the courts alone cannot break it.

Published a story 19th Mar 2015 5:46 PM

MINOR parties are threatening legal action after being omitted from the “above-the-line” section of the electronic ballot for the New South Wales election.

Legal action considered over online voting glitch

MINOR parties are threatening legal action after being omitted from the “above-the-line” section of the electronic ballot for the New South Wales election.

Published a story 18th Mar 2015 6:23 PM

LABOR has handed back a donation from Santos after being called out for ever accepting it, but the Greens say $90,000 of CSG cash is still in the ALP kitty.

ALP gives some CSG cash back to Santos

LABOR has handed back a donation from Santos after being called out for ever accepting it, but the Greens say $90,000 of CSG cash is still in the ALP kitty.

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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.