May 2015

Published a story 27th May 2015 6:42 PM

NSW Parliament’s upper house has unanimously denounced the Abbott Government’s broken promise to fund nation-wide Gonski education reforms for six years.

NSW Upper House slams Abbott's broken Gonski promise

NSW Parliament’s upper house has unanimously denounced the Abbott Government’s broken promise to fund nation-wide Gonski education reforms for six years.

Published a story 27th May 2015 5:48 PM

FRED Nile says the NSW Premier’s decision to introduce a bill for the lease of the state’s electricity assets before an inquiry had finished was not a snub.

Fred Nile: Privatising poles is about getting ball rolling

FRED Nile says the NSW Premier’s decision to introduce a bill for the lease of the state’s electricity assets before an inquiry had finished was not a snub.

Published a story 27th May 2015 5:11 PM

THE Greens have called for a halt in plans to rip up train tracks throughout the Northern Rivers to be replaced with a rail trail.

Greens won't rip up Northern Rivers railways

THE Greens have called for a halt in plans to rip up train tracks throughout the Northern Rivers to be replaced with a rail trail.

Published a story 26th May 2015 8:02 PM

FRIENDLESS, unemployed and facing jail – Man Haron Monis’s grandiose delusions of being a “big man” were all but shattered by the time he took his hostages.

Inquest hears sorry story from Sydney Siege gunman's lawyers

FRIENDLESS, unemployed and facing jail – Man Haron Monis’s grandiose delusions of being a “big man” were all but shattered by the time he took his hostages.

Published a story 26th May 2015 7:19 PM

PRISON workers say Grafton jail must be reopened if the NSW Government goes ahead with plans to shut down Long Bay Correctional Centre.

Long Bay closure puts pressure on to reopen Grafton jail

PRISON workers say Grafton jail must be reopened if the NSW Government goes ahead with plans to shut down Long Bay Correctional Centre.

Published a story 26th May 2015 4:27 PM

THE NSW Government is copping flak from Labor while receiving uncommon support from unions over its challenge to the Australian Energy Regulator’s decision.

NSW Liberals given support from Unions in Electricity fight

THE NSW Government is copping flak from Labor while receiving uncommon support from unions over its challenge to the Australian Energy Regulator’s decision.

Published a story 26th May 2015 4:17 PM

A FORMER New South Wales premier has described the current State Government’s social housing performance as the worst in the country.

Former leader slams NSW social housing performance

A FORMER New South Wales premier has described the current State Government’s social housing performance as the worst in the country.

Published a story 26th May 2015 3:57 PM

PREMIER Mike Baird has been accused of rushing through legislation to privatise NSW’s electricity network before an inquiry into the plan has been completed.

Premier Baird accused of rushing power legislation

PREMIER Mike Baird has been accused of rushing through legislation to privatise NSW’s electricity network before an inquiry into the plan has been completed.

Published a story 26th May 2015 1:16 PM

THE ball is rolling on moves to allow New South Wales residents to check their partners’ backgrounds for a history of domestic violence.

Domestic violence checks to be trialled

THE ball is rolling on moves to allow New South Wales residents to check their partners’ backgrounds for a history of domestic violence.

Published a story 26th May 2015 1:13 PM

POWER networks in NSW are fighting to overturn an Australian Energy Regulator decision which would force them to cut fees by nearly a third.

Power networks ready to appeal over cuts to operating costs

POWER networks in NSW are fighting to overturn an Australian Energy Regulator decision which would force them to cut fees by nearly a third.

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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.