'Enough is enough': Shark nets to be fast tracked

NO-GO ZONE: Tallow Beach at Broken Head was closed after a surfer was bitten on his thigh.

Broken Head shark attack triggers State Government action

Further social media reports of shark sightings

A young surfer had a lucky escape after being hit by a shark at Broken Head near Byron Bay. Photo: Twitter - Geoffrey John Knapp.

Man describes the shark incident this morning

Go Fund Me for Amanda Nash to continue to receive donations

A photo of Amanda Nash and her daughter, Bonnie, posted on the GoFundMe fundraising page.

MORE than $68,000 raised for family of woman killed in crash

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

NINE exercises that will have you feeling great and looking ready for the beach in no time.

The two questions to ask before starting a new diet

Try this simple quiz to help choose a healthy eating plan

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Apple Watch Series 2: Freedom to get moving

The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof to 50 metres

For those on a fitness kick, the new version with GPS is great

Sunshine Coast cracks the 10,000km mark

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

The Sunshine Coast has cracked the 10,000km mark!

Seven signs you're obsessed with your Fitbit

We're giving away a Fitbit Flex with our latest digital offer.

THERE is one warning Fitbit doesn't put on the packet...

How hidden sugars are harming your health

Try these five tips to cut back on the sweet stuff

Grease is the word at Alstonville High

VISITORS to Alstonville High School next week will do a double-take when the curtains rise on the musical Grease.

Finishing touches to beautify Bangalow Weir

Christobel Munson and David Pont before the Bangalow Weir was repaired.

Final finishes on the Bangalow Weir are underway

Quality vealers and weaners with mixture of meatwork cows

Glenn Weir

300 cattle were sold at Lismore Saleyards on Tuesday.

Shower the homeless people for free

HOMELESS HELP: Tony Zammit is crowdfunding for a dignity trailer for mobile showers for homeless people. RIGHT: Design of trailer.

Kyogle man wants to provide free showers for homeless people.

Council to cut Lismore hospital parking costs

The new parking restrictions around the Lismore Base Hospital have not been popular. Hunter Street.

A CAMPAIGN targeting hospital parking has delivered results

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The Superjesus: Back with Love and Violence

REUNITED, re-energised and ready to rock 'n' roll, The Superjesus are back after 13 years of recording silence with a new EP, Love and Violence.

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

Jethro Tull is back to Bluesfest

ICONIC: Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull at Bluesfest 2011.

Jethro Tull returns to Bluesfest next April

Beth Hart will set the stage on fire

ON FIRE: Beth Hart, coming to Bluesfest 2017.

American singer/songwriter Beth Hart

Aged pension changes: What they may mean for you

What do the aged pension changes mean for you?

Will the new assets test cost you cash?

Bluesfest director not happy with costs for touring artists

NOT HAPPY: Bluesfest director said events such as Vivid Sydney will have an unfair advantage over festivals organised locally.

Bluesfest boss said government festivals will pay zero on visas

'Fire risk': Subaru to recall more than 22,000 cars

MY11 Subaru WRX STI Spec.R sedan front.

Modified or not, Subarus should be monitored

Eco adventure business wins tourism award

The Urbenville property, Levuka Rainforest Recreation Park has won a coveted business award.

Busines rewarded with the 2016 Business and Tourism award

Reserve Bank makes decision on your interest rates

The unemployment rate fell, part-time work is growing, says the RBA

Do you really need to work to pay your home loan?

Should you really take out that loan?

Lismore show

Bronwyn Bodery (left) and Anna Wutte (right) whittle away at their wood carvings at the North Coast National Show.

Action at the North Coast National

IKEA's beaut Ferry Harbour Home

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and transformed it into The IKEA Harbour Home.

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and...

Motorclassica 2016

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

Company recovers after cyclone

The Tanna Coffee outlet at Port Vila, Vanuatu, was once the first Catholic church on the island.

A Vanuatu coffee company is slowly expanding following Cyclone Pam.

Looking Back on the Lismore Show

Children enjoying the North Coast National in 1965.

Historic Lismore Show

Teen awakes from Coma speaking Spanish

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16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh has awoken from a coma speaking Spanish, he was...

Python eats duck for breakfast

Python eats duck

Python eats duck for breakfast

North Coast National

North Coast National and what kids think

North Coast National, what kids think.

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

Strategy will also help airline save fuel

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Dad's desperate plea to treat daughter with cannabis oil

AMNESTY PLEA: Eight-year-old Suli has regressed to the equivalency of a one-month-old infant.

One dad's fight to treat his terminally ill girl with cannabis oil.

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

FASHION: Ocean Zen range.

Images from the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival show what's hot

Shannen Doherty reveals fear of dying in post on chemo

Actor Shannen Doherty shared this image of her lying in a hospital bed after a chemotherapy session.

Actor has been fighting cancer since 2015

Priscilla concerned people will forget about Elvis

Priscilla Presley source Bang

She says she feels responsible to keep his legacy going

Taylor Swift files lawsuit over alleged groping

Taylor Swift source Bang

Swift has commenced legal action against a DJ over the incident

Kanye West threatens to boycott Grammys

West says he won't go to the Grammys if Frank Ocean's not nominated

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Kiwi siblings snap up Dotcom mansion for $32.5m

The new toy company owners of the Coatesville mansion want replace any controversy with positivity and fun. Photo / Barfoot and Thompson

The trio paid $32.5 million for the property in June

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

Dusit Thani finance crisis 'just a small hiccup'

ON TRACK: Springfield Land Chairman, Maha Sinnathamby, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, Developer Richard Turner and Springfield Land Deputy Chairman, Bob Sharpless, at the recent resort sod turning ceremony.

Property developer says project remains firmly on track

Heavyweight enters real estate market

Des Besanko principal and director of Raine and Horne Springfield.

Major rebranding which has seen two big name brands merge

Tenants renting rooms on Airbnb breaching lease

Rental properties.

Tenants renting rooms on Airbnb is a no no

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Go to jail ... if you want a job

Prisons around New South Wales require hundreds more officers.

More than 1400 positions to be created

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

9 jobs available on the Northern Rivers right now

Looking for work on the Northern Rivers?

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Nissan Navara King Cab road test and review

WORKHORSE: Nissan's Navara King Cab pickup proves a decent all-rounder without the Dual Cab price tag.

Solid workhorse and performance for those not needing the dual cab

Australia, are you ready to discovery some Soul?

GOT NO SOUL? A driveaway price of $24,990 and new style and kit means Kia is hopeful Australians finally give its boxy and very fun Soul model a bit of love.

Updated Kia Soul here to tempt you

It couldn't be closer: Australia's best seller for 2016

MONTHLY WINNER: Mazda3 was last month's best selling car in Australia, but still trails Toyota's Corolla and Hilux, Ford's Ranger and Hyundai's i30 as 2016's overall sales winner.

Only a hundred sales in it between our best-selling cars

Charging further: BMW i3 94Ah electric car road test review

BATTERY BOOST: BMW's funky i3 electric car can now manage up to 300km on battery charge alone thanks to better battery tech. Where's your range anxiety now?

BMW’s EV i3 scores extended all-electric range

2016 Renault Megane range road test and review

STYLE GUIDE: Renault continues its refreshed model lineup with the pretty all-new Megane small hatch, complete with warm hatch GT range topper.

All-new small hatch is back in style