Changing a world from being racist for children

CARING: Sandcastles Early Education Centre director Rachel Arthur with Sylvie and Mahli, both aged 3.

Making a difference in children's lives

Jobs are the main topic as candidates talk

POLITICAL THOUGHTS: Sam Abdilla and Mike’s Place cafe owner Michael Weaver in Casino.

Page candidates asked about employment

Mears leaves a large literary legacy in her local area

REMEMBERED IN PRINT: Author Gillian Mears, at her home with one of her cats, publicising her book The Cat With the Coloured Tail. She died last week.

“She writes like an angel.” Review of Gillian Mears

Northern Rivers hit hard by arts funding chop

Norpa's production, Railway Wonderland. Photo Contributed Grant MacIntyre Photography

Regional companies like NORPA play major role in cultural ecology

Club plucks up courage to make giant guitar

AT WORK: Richmond Valley Woodcrafters president Ian Thomson, John Dowling, Warren Sharpe and Ian Pickford with the giant guitar under construction.

Giant guitar under construction will make big impression

No beef with taste of vegan ice cream

NO ANIMALS USED IN THIS PRODUCT: Katie Evans, 24, and Kashina Crabbe, 30, from Rock Valley will sell vegan ice cream during Beef Week.

Vegans could go hungry during Beef Week

Top lady rider follows campdraft tradition

SHOW OF SKILLS: John Elder separates one from the herd at the Campdrafting State Championships.

Campdrafting at Grafton since she was a kid

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Whales seize the title for Photo of the Day

 I took this pic of a whales tale at Lighthouse Beach Ballina.

Margaret Turner snaps up our first pic of the season for whales.

Sunsets ruled the Photo of the Day entries

Teena Reeves- Missingham Bridge at sunset

Teena Reeves wins photo of the day

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Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

Local woman wins photography competition

Tehla Levin - the 2016 Face of Desi Lou Photography.

The annual award provides a chance to build portfolio

Photo of the Day for May 25, 2016

The view from Skennars Head back to Lennox yesterday. A beautiful clear day.

Photo of the Day for May, 24, 2016

Photo of the Day May 24, 2016

Photo of the Day May 24, 2016

Photo of the Day Submissions for May 22, 2016

Matthew King - early  morning mist

Photo of the Day Submissions for May 22, 2016

Tips to photograph light at night.

To freeze the detail of the artwork, you will need a tripod and a camera setting of at least 1/15th at F2.8, 1600 ISO. For the best results, anticipate the artwork timing and let the sequence loupe through a couple of times.

Greg Sullavan, a Canon Collective photographer, shows how he took his shots in...

Photo of the Day for May, 20, 2016

Sunset at Ballina prawn.

Photo of the Day for May, 20, 2016