Offshore detention ruling provokes local fury

More than 200 people rallied in Lismore on Friday to protest the Federal Government's policy on offshore detention.

More than 200 gather outside Page MP Kevin Hogan's office

ACA set to take pot shot at us

Northern Star editor David Kirkpatrick

A Current Affair may be about to poke fun of us for our drug laws

Vibrant town is also a ‘free-range psychiatric clinic’

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Digby Hildreth chats with Nimbin's Michael Balderstone.

Michael Balderstone explains how he found a home in Nimbin.


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IN DEEP: Colourful dive at Jew Shoal site

A nudibranch.

Jew Shoal lies just north of Noosa Heads in Laguna Bay

Fishing: Carping on about the weather and, ahem, herpes

Fishing from Woolgoolga Headland.

The forecast for the weekend is lousy.

Surfing: Things could get interesting this weekend

Mikey making the most of a quiet moment.

Last weekend was kind of a bummer, to be honest.

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Accident on Bangalow Road

Emergency services at the scene of a crash at Bexhill on February 5.

A two vehicle accident on Bangalow Road near the Eltham turnoff involving gas...

Spider in salad

A Sydney woman finds a live spider in her salad mix.

A Sydney woman finds a live spider in her salad mix.

Selling Houses is team back to save more Aussie homeowners

Charlie Albone, Andrew Winter and Shaynna Blaze star in the TV series Selling Houses Australia.

ANDREW Winter and Shaynna Blaze reflect on nine seasons.

Byron Shire is the Far North Coast’s top property performer

Byron Bay has lived up to its boom or bust reputation

Weekend Star gives you all the goss on real estate

Learn all you need about real estate in our Saturday paper.

New real estate report in Saturday's paper.

No pandas on our Prime Minister's gift registry

Before his rise to the top and while communications minister Melcolm Turnbull received some free internet stuff, a few tickets to the cricket, AFL, opera and some hotel upgrades.

READING the Prime Minister’s gift register is always a fun.

Ten cheapest places to buy fuel in the world

Is Australia really all that expensive when it comes to filling up?

Fosfit for fitness and lifestyle in Casino

TEAMWORK: At Fosfit Health Centre, Casino, are Nicholas Foster, Kate Cairnduff and Lewis Johnson.

A new place to exercise in Casino.