Celebrate our native Aussies on January 26

Davidsons plums are one of the foods native to our region. Made into a dipping sauce or marinade, they're perfect for an Australia Day barbecue. PHOTO: KATE O'NEILL

Spice up your Australia Day celebration with some local bush tucker

PHOTO GALLERY: Lego Brick Event, Lismore City Hall

Shaun Patrick (centre) shows patrons the Minecraft Lego display at the Lismore City Hall on Saturday.

Did we snap you at the Lego display on Saturday?

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41-year-old playgroup under threat of closing down

IT'S been an important part of the Ballina community for decades, but this playgroup could be forced to shut its doors.

NSW blueberry industry predicted to reach $200 million

Blueberries at Smart Berries in Mundubbera.

Irradiation treatment will expand the Australian blueberry market

Top 10 Australia Day dishes

Anzac biscuits are one of the great national treats, but can be enjoyed any day of the year.

Australia's favourite foods have a rich pedigree

Emergency services rescue man who fell off roof

westpac rescue helicopter ,  visit to woolgoolga public school

Photo Trevor Veale / Coffs Coast Advocate

Man in hospital with lower back injuries

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'More sick people will be jailed': Confusion over medical cannabis

IS IT legal? Where can you get it? What are your rights? A workshop being held in Nimbin today will aim to provide clear advice.

This week's Northern Rivers markets list

CASINO: McAuliffe Park in Hickey St is the venue for the new markets.

Check out the new Casino Riverside Markets this weekend

Ten fantastic things to do this week

BUILD UP: More than a million building pieces will be featured in the different displays and spaces featured in this weekend's Brick Event at Lismore City Hall.

This has to be the most varied list we have ever published

Paying homage to the pearl of rock 'n' roll

ON STAGE: Liza Ohlback stars in the tribute to the iconic Janis Joplin.

Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story

Controversial Iron Gates development renamed

Raine and Horne

Peaceful, pristine and perfect is the new motto for Iron Gates

31 new things coming to the Northern Rivers this year

We've got a lot to look forward to on the Northern Rivers in 2017, including some major development projects.

Projects in the pipeline from Ballina, Lismore and Richmond Valley

'That’s the nature of commercial reality': Lismore council

GAME CHANGER: The $13 million proposal by Quest proposal is for a three-storey complex featuring 41 serviced apartments, 53 on-site carparks, 24-hour on-site management, a gymnasium and modern guest facilities.

"It's a shame the development is no longer on the table"

Looking after yourself a good investment suggestion

FINANCIAL ADVICE: Both insure and look after your body - your health affects your earnings, your wealth, your enjoyment of your wealth and how long you will live.

Both insure and look after your body - your health affects wealth

LAND VALUES: Figures reveal how much your property is worth

Land values in Ballina have increased over the past 12 months.

Property in one Northern Rivers town has increased by almost 14%

Prawns prices at a stand still for fishers after import ban

Clarence River Fisherman's Coop fishing and marketing manager Garry Anderson says "throught the roof prices for prawns” haven't hit the Clarence yet.

High prawn prices following an imports ban haven't filtered through.

2017 Bruce Miles recipients

2016 National Indigenous Law Student of the Year Johanna Byrne with Bruce Miles Award recipient Daniel Cahill.

The 2017 BMF recipients from SCU are Daniel Cahill, Lorraine Dawson, Mallary Welch...

Cricket's best 10 moments from 2016: Getty Images

Trent Boult of New Zealand takes a catch off his own bowling to dismiss Mitch Marsh of Australia during day two of the Test match between New Zealand and Australia at Basin Reserve on February 13, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand.
February 13, 2016 Licence. Ryan Pierse, Getty Images

Cricket's best 10 moments from 2016: Getty Images

I Am Summer 2016 Northern Star

A Golden Summer - User Contributed

Some of the entries we have received in our competition "I am Summer".

Melbourne pedestrian deaths not terrorism: police

The car being driven on Bourke St, Melbourne, before the incident. Picture: Tony Gough

Acting Commander Stuart Bateson briefs police on the drama in Melbourne after three...

Pedestrians run down in Melbourne CBD

Police say not terrorist related.

A driver has deliberately run down more than 20 people in the heart of Melbourne's...

Djokovic out of Australian Open

epa05729882 Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his match against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in round two of the Mens Singles at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 January 2017.  EPA/FILIP SINGER

Last year's Champion beaten by world number 117.

The Father and the Thief a matching pair

James Squire range has something for everyone

Goodbye leggings, hello inner ballerina

Sarah Barnes takes a yoga lesson in the Tower Bridge, in London.

Say goodbye to the muscle-building of 2016

Tourists take up the challenge in Fiji

The new playground behind the new kindergarten and, top right, the new meeting bure and, right, Conua District schoolkids at the opening of the kindy.

Schoolkids benefit from generous acts of tourists

Eastern brown snake found in bathtub

Lockyer Valley-based snake catcher Andrew Smedley coaxes a snake out of a bathtub.

Andrew Smedley coaxes brown snake out of bathtub

Could your family live in this space?

Lara Nobel and partner Andrew's tiny home in inner-city Brisbane.

People are starting to see the bigger picture with tiny homes

Woman stocks library to fulfil husband's dream

Jennifer McDaniel in the new library.

Late husband's love of books lives on

Jennifer Aniston wants to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is desperate to make a return to TV

Madonna hopes for election unity

Madonna hopes Donald Trump's election will "bring people together"

JK Rowling rules out Cursed Child trilogy

JK Rowling has ruled out a 'Cursed Child' movie trilogy

Agents desperate for stock as homebuyers circle region

Coorabell houses had a whopping median sale price of $1.4 million.

Lower price ranges stand out as Coffs property best sellers

7 quirky Airbnb homes on the Northern Rivers

Broken Head Bodhi Treehouse

Stay in a shipping container or treehouse for your next holiday

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

6 new estates to build a home on the Northern Rivers

Land estates are available now on the Northern Rivers with some stages opening up soon.

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Third time lucky: Ipswich included in $20M jobs package

Boilermaker Jake Schostakowski gets to work at Ipswich business J.A Evans and Co.

Ipswich manufacturing business in hot seat to win 'innovation' grant

JOBS: Adani seeking workers for Bowen office

Adani has advertised jobs for their Bowen office.

Jobs advertised online by mining company

Why no one over 50 can land a job

It's becoming increasingly hard for those over 50 to land a job

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Holden's trio of limited edition LS3 V8-powered Commodores

COLLECTABLES: just 1200 SS-V Redline-based Motorsports, 360 Calais V-based Directors and 240 SS-V Redline ute based Magnums will be built, all individually numbered with unique option codes

Commodore Motorsport, Director and Magnum collectables

Kia serves up $17,490 drive-away Rio at Australian Open

2017 Kia Rio S.

The new Kia Rio has been launched with better tech and dynamics.

Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.

Pop-up stores the latest way to buy new cars

Has the 2018 Ford Mustang been hit with the ugly stick?

ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang.

Design opinion is divided on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

YARIS HOT HATCH: Our love of performance offerings will hopefully convince Toyota Australia we'd love a Yaris hot hatch

Hot hatch confirmed, but will it reach Australia?

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