July 2016

Published a story 28th Jul 2016 6:50 PM

The Australia-wide over-representation of indigenous people in jail has sparked support for a push to extend the royal commission to other states.

Calls for youth detention royal commission to go national

The Australia-wide over-representation of indigenous people in jail has sparked support for a push to extend the royal commission to other states.

Published a story 28th Jul 2016 6:35 PM

Business is cracking for Australian macadamias with new figures revealing the industry was worth more than $217 million.

New partnership keeps macadamia nut rolling

Business is cracking for Australian macadamias with new figures revealing the industry was worth more than $217 million.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 6:33 PM

One area of the coast is rising in popularity as a big-spending tourism hot spot.

Big-spending tourists have North Coast on radar

One area of the coast is rising in popularity as a big-spending tourism hot spot.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 6:29 PM

The 29 great whites and 88 bull sharks swimming off the North Coast with satellite trackers lodged under their skin are about to get some new friends.

South Coast to receive shark tagging monitors

The 29 great whites and 88 bull sharks swimming off the North Coast with satellite trackers lodged under their skin are about to get some new friends.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 6:08 PM

The Tweed Sand Quarry’s owners have been fined $15,000.

Quarry fined for exceeding sand extraction limits

The Tweed Sand Quarry’s owners have been fined $15,000.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 5:30 PM

Government commits to cut reoffending by 5% by 2019

How NSW plans to reduce the number of people in jail

Government commits to cut reoffending by 5% by 2019

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 12:17 PM

Some of Ross's crimes were so horrific a seasoned judge described them as some of the worst things he'd seen.

Child killer claims constant fear of violence in jail

Some of Ross's crimes were so horrific a seasoned judge described them as some of the worst things he'd seen.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 7:05 AM

P-PLATE drivers will be banned from using mobile phones while on the road, even in hands-free mode, under tough new licensing rules in New South Wales.

No hands-free phones for P-plater drivers

P-PLATE drivers will be banned from using mobile phones while on the road, even in hands-free mode, under tough new licensing rules in New South Wales.

Published a story 22nd Jul 2016 9:19 AM

THE Queensland Government have banned Wicked Camper vans with offensive artwork from their roads.

Queensland clips Wicked van’s wings

THE Queensland Government have banned Wicked Camper vans with offensive artwork from their roads.

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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.