Evans tops the clean beach list (just stay out of the river)

The Evans River breakwalls.

Evans River is teeming with fecal matter and stormwater pollution

Motorbike rider awarded $1.17m for injury on dodgy road

Boral appealed against order to pay, only to have the payout raised

World's luckiest hoon had been doing 120km/h before crash

RUNAWAY DRIVER: The remains of a car that hit a tree on Ballina Rd on Saturday night. The driver fled the scene.

Driver sped away from police, crashed into tree, fled scene on foot


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Adorable dingo pups pick Broncos for NRL grand final win

These little cuties have used highly sophisticated science to predict the outcome of the 2015 NRL grand final.

Australia Zoo's adorable dingo pups have tipped the Brisbane Broncos to win Sunday...

Audi RS3 Sportback

Audi has launched the most powerful compact hot hatch in Australia, the RS3 Sportback.

Australia's most powerful compact hot hatch: Audi's RS3 Sportback


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$200,000 lure to catch anglers of all abilities


State government ramps up fishing spots for people with disabilities

Servicing modern 4WD diesels - the evils of carbon

Carbon is a distasteful word whether politically or mechanically

Resident: Noosa sand cutting a constant crash site for 4WDs

Spectators gather to watch the carnage, experienced driver says

Best of the bush: Home is where the heart is

I had no idea what to expect. Last time I dropped over that last hill the place had been deserted. No signs of the road, not much of a track.

Behind the scenes as Roothy and co head back to where it all began

Coffs Harbour to Birdsville – the long way

On our way to Haddon Corner before heading to the Burke and Wills Dig Tree.

Birdsville races and back via the Corner Country and Flinders Ranges

Tread lightly: Are you doing your bit to keep tracks open?

The public perception is against us offroaders.

Bluey faces long recovery after wild dog attack

Whian Whian resident Jan Petroff describes the attack on her blue heeler, Bluey, by wild dogs.

Whian Whian resident Jan Petroff describes the attack on her blue heeler, Bluey, by...

Resident amazed crash driver survived

The wreck of a car that crashed at Ballina Road, Goonellabah, on Saturday night. Miraculously, the driver not only survived but then successfully evaded police officers and the dog squad.

Goonellabah resident Bob Barnes says he is amazed the driver of a car that crashed...

Crash after car chase at Goonellabah

Inspector Nicole Bruce of the Richmond Local Area Command talks about a crash at Goonellabah on Saturday night.

Inspector Nicole Bruce of the Richmond Local Area Command talks about a crash at...

Epic sales as Lennox Head's new Epiq estate hits market

Most Lennox Head blocks sold to local first and second home buyers

Final lots in Ipswich golf estate released

MOVING IN: Builders keep busy at Golf Links Estate at Leichhardt as the first three stages released a year ago sell out.

New developers turn around stalled housing project at Country Club

Landlords laughing as property market boosts rentals demand

SUBURB SUCCESS: Lismore landlords are among those enjoying a surge in demand for rental properties.

Only 1.3% of local rentals were available to rent in August

Ford Everest SUV road test

BIG BRUISER: Everest joins the ranks of seven-seat SUV models built on ute underpinnings, in Ford's case the hugely capable Ranger 4x4.

Eagerly awaited big Ford SUV is underpinned by Ranger ute

Pets and their owners line up for a blessing at St Mark’s

BLESSED: Geoff Farmer, Rev. Julie Simpson, Rev. Barbara Diery, Rev. Kaye Pitman and Joel Farmer with Rocky at the blessing of the pets at St Mark’s Anglican Church.

Church offers pet blessings on feast day of animal-lover St Francis

Call for more incentives to keep medicos coming to the bush

Medical experts have called for a review into keeping doctors