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April 21, 2021

Sick of smart-alec point scoring

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Local youth among those hardest hit by housing affordability crisis

A 20 per cent spike in rents is driving an increase in youth homelessness across the North Coast, the organisers of a national campaign to end homelessness say.

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Local youth among those hardest hit by housing affordability crisis

A 20 per cent spike in rents is driving an increase in youth homelessness across the North Coast, the organisers of a national campaign to end homelessness say.

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MVP is its own award

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Follow the buck$

JK Mckenna, Burringbar Give Fast Buck$ his own column in the paper. Let him speak. Let him be heard. Let’s also...

I’m anxious. I’m stressed. I hope my stents hold up. Our democracy is fading away.  People are despairing.

We expect our Federal Government to give us leadership. They do not!

We expect thoughtful debate. We get smart-alec point scoring.

We expect honesty. We get evasion and lies.

The so-called major parties are controlled by the big end of town and union factional bosses. They have stolen our democracy.

I’ve been around long enough to remember the highly successful ‘It’s time’ election campaign. Well that time has arrived again.

It’s time for new voices to be heard in Canberra. We desperately need more parties to give us the opportunity to vote with hope.

NXT (Nick Xenophon Team) is one of the new voices.

Ken ‘Stents’ Nicholson, Kingscliff

 


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