Byron serial groper targeting women on morning walks

A number of woman have reported indecent assault along a walking track in Byron Bay.

Police launch investigation after reports of women being assaulted

Lismore hospital paid parking: Rangers will be ready

Lismore Base Hospital

Council rangers will use discretion when it comes to issuing fines

Plant wholesaler celebrates end of 12-year development

Alpine Nurseries owners Peter and Kay Knox at the official opening of their Alstonville business.

Alpine Nurseries in Alstonville hold an offical opening ceremony.







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Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

IT’S a battle Australian dairy farmers have been fighting for five years and with little sign of relief ahead, Aaron Clews says it’s time to take action.

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Website to tackle suicide as Mendoza pleads for funds

A graph showing suicide rates of electorates.

Graph shows the regions alarming suicide statistics

Netflix internet speed test: How do you rate?

Highway 66: the speed at the Sunshine Coast Daily office.

New site allows Australians to test their mobile or broadband speed

MP says Fair Go for the regions campaign is important

Dr Christian Rowan

Coalition MP throws his support behind Fair Go for the Regions

Clumsy tax grab shows Turnbull out of touch

The waterfront family home of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Point Piper in Sydney.

Surely the Coalition has much bigger fish to fry with taxation

YHA: Backpacker tax laws delayed, but we want them dead

Backpackers are vital in providing labour for many farmers across Australia.

Coalition facing heat from farmers, tourism sector over $500m grab

Contest for the King's crown at Beef Week pie-eating comp

GET crowned king or queen for simply eating the most pies at the upcoming Casino Beef Week King’s Pie Eating Competition.

Fun rides on for Casino Beef Week

BEFFED UP: Supporters of Casino Beef Week in 2015 line up, (from left) Belinda Dockrill, Ebony Nowlan, John Hamilton, Grant Shedden, Sarah Yeo, festival president Stuart George, Lena Mager and Frank McKey.

CASINO looks set to be jam-packed from May 21–31

Hogan has a beef with Rocky over who is the capital

BEEF RIVALRY: Screenshots from the video of Page MP Kevin Hogan’s speech about Casino’s title of Beef Capital of Australia.  Deputy Speaker Michelle Landry (above) disagreed.

Kevin Hogan wasted no time in claiming Casino as beef capital

Butchers beef up their snags for sausage comp

Madsen Meats owner Brad Wornes and his Casino team will defend their best beef sausage title at this year’s Casino Beef Week.

The best, and not the wurst, of our region's sausages

Five songs to survive Splendour if you are over 40

THE ONLY NAME YOU RECOGNISE? British rock band The Cure will headline the 2016 Splendour in the Grass music festival.

Listen to some of the Splendour music gems beyond The Cure

Splendour community grant applications are open

Splendour in the Grass 2016 poster

More than $450,000 have been distributed in 15 years

The indie muso at the ‘Harts’ of music festivals

Darren Hart, better known as Harts, is a musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and music producer from Melbourne.

He's coming back for Splendour 2016.

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Top surfing coaches’ chance to hone their skills

Surfing Australia has an elite development program aimed at unifying elite coaches across the country for the greater good of the sport.

Best Aussie surf coaches take on elite development program.

Basic rod and reel maintenance pays

TOP CATCH: Kalani Love pictured with a nice squire and red throat emperor.

Looking after your fishing gear is paramount for the longevity of yo

Australian cave diving is regulated

Cave diving.

Cavern diving an exciting adventure

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

VIDEO: The fastest, easiest way to peel a potato?

There is a fast way to peel potatoes.

This 30-second video shows how quickly you can peel a potato

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo / Change.org

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

Jett Kenny to find his own fame as international model

STARSTRUCK: Ironman Jett Kenny posed for Toowoomba photographer Cathy Smith on the Sunshine Coast.

Her photos kicked off the lifesaver’s modelling career

Coastal development keeps young people on Northern Rivers

Wes Bale is a 27-year-old born and bred Lennox Head local who is an example of the demographic shift in the region.

Young Northern Rivers residents are looking closer to home

We’ve found 8 rentals available on the Northern Rivers

2/22 Sunnybank Drive, Ballina

It's obvious there is a rental shortage on the Northern Rivers