March 2015

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 6:58 AM

BALLINA Nationals candidate Kris Beavis has promised to oppose coal seam gas drilling if elected on March 28.

Ballina Nats candidate says he would fight CSG if elected

BALLINA Nationals candidate Kris Beavis has promised to oppose coal seam gas drilling if elected on March 28.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 8:21 AM

A SOUTHERN Cross University research project has found students with cognitive disabilities are abused more often than students without a disability.

Students struggling with disability more likely to be bullied

A SOUTHERN Cross University research project has found students with cognitive disabilities are abused more often than students without a disability.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2015 12:21 PM

THE Government plans to crack down on bad behaviour in public housing but public housing resident Dawn Alexander says private renters are a bigger problem.

Public housing tenant takes aim at unruly neighbours

THE Government plans to crack down on bad behaviour in public housing but public housing resident Dawn Alexander says private renters are a bigger problem.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2015 10:48 AM

AN eight-year study spearheaded by a Northern Rivers cancer specialist has shown radiation therapy is 95% effective at treating prostate cancer.

Feds drag feet funding life-saving prostate cancer treatment

AN eight-year study spearheaded by a Northern Rivers cancer specialist has shown radiation therapy is 95% effective at treating prostate cancer.

February 2015

Published a story 27th Feb 2015 3:15 PM

IT would come as no surprise to many that the recent downpour brought on by cyclone Marcia was by no means the first of its type to cross the Northern Rivers.

History: Floods brought on by cyclones

IT would come as no surprise to many that the recent downpour brought on by cyclone Marcia was by no means the first of its type to cross the Northern Rivers.

Published a story 27th Feb 2015 3:13 PM

THE local commercial fishing industry is waiting with bated breath for the outcome of an independent review that will help shape the NSW DPI reforms.

Local fishing industry wait for outcome of review

THE local commercial fishing industry is waiting with bated breath for the outcome of an independent review that will help shape the NSW DPI reforms.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 4:32 PM

NORTH coast macadamia growers are gearing up for a cracker season, with early predictions suggesting up to $70 million worth of nuts will be produced.

This could be the best macadamia season in nearly a decade

NORTH coast macadamia growers are gearing up for a cracker season, with early predictions suggesting up to $70 million worth of nuts will be produced.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 6:18 AM

VISITOR accommodation is set to expand on the Northern Rivers as the highway upgrade, the rail trail and a growing market in south-east Asia boost tourism.

Northern Rivers tourism tipped for 16 years of growth

VISITOR accommodation is set to expand on the Northern Rivers as the highway upgrade, the rail trail and a growing market in south-east Asia boost tourism.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 6:11 AM

IT’S the wealth of history under the lids of the many pianos on Fred Cole’s Booerie Creek ‘piano farm’ that keeps him passionate about their restoration.

Fred's so passionate about pianos he started a piano farm

IT’S the wealth of history under the lids of the many pianos on Fred Cole’s Booerie Creek ‘piano farm’ that keeps him passionate about their restoration.

Published a story 25th Feb 2015 4:54 PM

RUGBY League great Brad Fittler has spoken out about the current controversy embroiling several gold Coast Titans players.

League legends take the high road for charity

RUGBY League great Brad Fittler has spoken out about the current controversy embroiling several gold Coast Titans players.

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