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Mamooonh conjured by the wind in Djurra

IN CHARGE: NORPA's Associate Director Kirk Page is the person bringing together all the elements in Djurra at Lismore City Hall.

New show by NORPA opens November 29

Train campaign gathers speed with 2019 election bid

Facilities the old XPT commuter train which connecting Murwillumah to Casino to the Sydney-Brisbane line.

Stops at M'bah, Billinudgel, Mullum, Byron Bay, Lismore proposed

This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

A small wooden crate with vegetables from the farmers markets.

Where can you get some great coffee and awesome local produce from







La Nina watch: Climate outlook is for cooler, rainy weather

WITH a rainy weekend ahead, it seems we might have to get used to it, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

SES and flood review group now 'as one'

ALL FOR ONE: A meeting between senior SES officers and the Lismore Flood Citizens Review committee saw positive results. From left is SES Commissioner Mark Smethurst, Keith Alcock, Beth Trevan, Tony Madden and Richmond Tweed regional controller Mark Somers.

Flood review citizens and SES have a meeting of the minds

The Channon Craft Market is cancelled

Sunday's market has been cancelled due to poor weather.

TOMORROW'S The Channon Craft Market is cancelled.

'Deceptively' powerful surf to hit Northern Rivers beaches

Surf Life Saving NSW has issued a dangerous surf warning for much of the NSW coast for Saturday.

Waves will "pack a punch” with 15 plus second intervals

Weird 'rain lines': What caused strange radar image?

What are these strange lines on the rain radar?

Storm chasers say it's not rain, so what's causing this?

101mm: One Northern Rivers town gets a soaking

Plenty of towns copped a soaking overnight.

How much rain did you get at your place?

$200,000 of crops destroyed in 'biggest storm in 30 years'

Red Earth Organics lost more than $200,000 worth of crops in the hail storm on Sunday night.

"It takes a real toll ... it's a kick in the teeth"

Plans for servo to reopen in Lismore

THE fuel station went under water during the March flood and has been closed ever since. Now an application has been lodged to reopen it.

REVEALED: Flood damaged bank reopens with new look

Staff are excited to move back into the refurbished Newcastle Permanent office in Lismore .

The premises was waterlogged in March, but will reopen Monday

Pool will 'definitely be open before Christmas'

IN THE SWIM: People keen to get back into the swim of things at the Lismore Memorial Baths may have to wait until 2018 as the March floods caused an estimated $1 million in damage to the pump and filtration system and Council can't guarantee the facility opening by Christmas.

Council promises residents will have somewhere to cool down

Flood pumps undergo million dollar repairs

PUMPED: Lismore Council reported both the Browns Creek flood pumps have been fully refurbished and reinstalled. Each pump is 12m long, weighs around seven tonnes and can extract more than 10 million litres of floodwater per hour - the equivalent of around four Olympic-sized swimming pools.

SEVEN months after the floods, pumps are back in business

Seven key points from SES flood forums

FLOOD RESCUE: One of many residents held by the SES, Michelle Anderson is rescued by the Lismore Unit from her flooded in North Lismore.

Community tells SES what they need

QLD thinks we could learn a lesson or two about floods

FLOOD REVIEW: Lismore SES crews search and rescue people who were stranded in the houses in North Lismore.

NSW SES Commissioner says: Our review is "enough”

REVEALED: Our 10 most storm-affected towns

New research reveals one in two people aren't prepared for severe storms.

Find out whether your home is in one of the hot spots for storms.

Tech addition to man's grave will keep his memory alive

ROHAN Johnson was a pilot and taxi driver who died at the young age of 32 in 2015.

Better internet speeds for Lismore 'by end of next year'

Shadow Minster for Regional Communications Stephen Jones in Lismore with Lismore City mayor Isaac Smith to discuss the NBNs lack of action on the Lismore CBD rollout.

"They are ditching the old fibre to the node model"

Hidden gems right on our doorstep

DELIGHTFUL: Richmond Valley has a lot to offer, shown in the new tourism guide.

Hundreds of attractions have been compiled into one guide

Artstate will put Lismore 'on the map'

Artstate executive director Peter Wood, creative director Marisa Snow and Lismore mayor Isaac Smith ahead of the announcement of the full program for the event.

"All city adventure" expects 1000 people over the four days

New program helps drivers to get their licence

Richmond LAC in conjunction with TURSA Employment, ACE Community Colleges, OTCP (on Track Community Programs), Rotary, PCYC and Southern Cross LADS are running "Licensed to Drive” in January.

A new program next year will help those in need get their Ls and Ps

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Advanced screenings for Julia Roberts' new intense drama

WONDER tells the story of a child with facial differences.

Ten fantastic things to enjoy this weekend

PARADE: Harry Angus, known from Cat Empire, leads the street parade down the main drag of Mullumbimby to the Civic Hall as part of festivities for the Mullum Music Festival 2014.

From music in Mullumbimby to Mary Poppins in Ballina

You will not believe your arts

ROCK AND FLUFFY EARS: Bangalow's Andy Walker is King Bunny, the star of children's music project Bunny Racket.

Local stars will shine bright at the arts showcase

Lindi Ortega makes music Til The Goin' Gets Gone

TOURING: Lindi Ortega is a Canadian country singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario.

At Mullum Music festival this weekend

NEW COFFEE SHOP: Ballina espresso bar opens its doors

FULL OF BEANS: Old Quarter Coffee Merchants was recently opened in Ballina Industrial Estate by two Tintenbar locals, Yosir Le Cerf and Amelia Hicks.

New coffee business promotes ethical practice

Air BnB smashed avocado jibe "just a bit of silliness”

Airbnb has hit back at Byron Mayor Simon Richardson.

MAYOR claims he never directly blamed Air BnB for housing crisis

G'bah developers fined for unapproved work

Some of the illegal works at 554 Ballina Road, Goonellabah.

The council identified two hectares of unlawful activities

REVEALED: Casino cannabis facility will be 20% bigger

Plans are progressing for a $100 million medical cannabis facility at Casino.

Plans are progressing quickly for this $100 million project

Hemp food industry could lead to 'jobs, jobs, jobs'

PRODUCTS GALORE: Vitahemp Australia founder Andrew Kavasilas believes we will see the industry grow strength to strength now that it is legal to consume as a food.

Find out what hemp foods are now available for legal consumption

Coastal pathway at Ballina wins engineering award

A 6km walkway linking Ballina and Lennox Head has received an engineering excellence award from the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia.

Stakeholders commended for "very special” project

Poll shows PHON key to winning regional seats

LABOR may return to government in Queensland, taking marginal seats from the opposition via One Nation preferences, the latest Newspoll suggests.

Vote side effects may include head-scratching, itchy temper

This election will be decided in the regions, Dr Paul Williams says.

Being fed up is even more reason to vote, expert says

Gun lobby funding One Nation candidates

Jim Savage is one of three One Nation candidates to receive Shooters Union donations.

Gun groups backing minor parties

Fair Go win: Teacher tests will improve standards

Queensland Leader of the Opposition Tim Nicholls.

How the LNP plans on helping our kids

LNP 'to fight terror drones at events'

LAW AND ORDER: Tim Nicholls and Toowoomba North MP Trevor Watts are promising more police.

LNP to give police drone guns

premium_icon Where are One Nation’s 1998 MPs now?

Pauline Hanson with One Nation MPs, (L-R) Ken Turner (kneeling), Jack Paff, Jeff Knuth, David Dalgleish, Charles (Charlie) Rappolt (seated), Harry Black, John Kingston, Dorothy Pratt (seated), Bill Feldman, Peter Prenzler (seated) and Shaun Nelson at Queensland State Parliament House in Brisbane in 1998.

Last time, One Nation collapsed within 18 months of the election

Want Falls tickets? Be prepared to fork out big bucks

TICKETS that are normally worth about $300 are selling online for $1000.

Byron Bay festival venue gets green light

Splendour in the Grass will continue at North Byron Parklands.

Let the music play for another 20 months

ANGER: Falls tickets reselling online for 3+ times amount

Crowds at Falls Festival in Bryon Bay. Photo: Niche Pictures - Lyn McCarthy

Three-day tickets were re-selling online for over $3,000

Flume will welcome 2018 at Falls Byron Bay

Will Flume take out Triple J's Hottest 100 music poll this year?

Grammy Award-winner artist will take punters into the new year

OPINION: Who is who at Falls Festival 2017

NOVELTY: Brisbane pop band Confidence Man performing at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

Our guide to the festival's kooky mix of hits and beats

REVEALED: Liam Gallagher is coming to Falls Festival

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

He revealed the news ahead of the official line up announcement

PHOTOS: Bangalow Show begins for another year

Showgirl contestant Ashley Ebbott on hand to present tophies for winners of the dairy cow contest at the Bangalow Show.

THIS year marks the 120th anniversary of the Bangalow Show, with the town's rural...

Resident calls for curfew

A Goonellabah man is worried about the damage children do at night in the area.

Rally Australia Day 1

Where dust meets water. The WRC crews have ripped into the opening day action of Kennards Hire rally Australia on the new Pilbara stage.

All the action from Day 1 of Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast.

Controversial mural of Abbott and Pell painted over

The Scott Marsh mural painted on the side of the Botany View Hotel before it was vandalised.

A mural depicting Tony Abbott and Cardinal George Pell getting married has been...

Long may the purple reign

Uni students might not think so, but the jacaranda is one of our most beautiful flowering trees

Let there be light... planning

A variety of light sources allows greater flexibility.

And how to get it right

It'll come out in the wash

Stay At Home Mum founder Jody Allen.

Top tips for keeping your washing machine in good order

Clutch situations key to accessorising

Bespoke leather clutch/handbag company Karmme.

Bring your summer outfit together with one statement piece

Admiring beauty when you see it

You don't have to be of the opposite sex to someone to give them a compliment. Be generous. Be kind.

Is it okay for older women to admire young men?

Tributes flow for beloved Gympie tattoo artist

The Gympie community is mourning local tattoo artist Kevin Allen - who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.

Gympie mourns the shock loss of artist Kevin Allen

Evidence: Smacking just makes kids "aggressive and antisocial"

“What smacking teaches them is that when the parent is around, they should behave, otherwise they will be hit,” Dr Gershoff said. “The child does not learn how to manage themselves when the parent is not around.”

Smacking makes children’s behaviour “worse not better”

LOST MILLION: Wheel of Fortune clue stuns

A FAMILY thought they had $1.3m in the bag with their guess on Wheel of Fortune. But it was not close enough to win the top prize.

Lisa hits back at Jess and Ruby Rose

Could this be the end of The Veronicas with their feud moving from private to public? Picture Craig Greenhill

Veronicas twins family feud gets nastier

Jamie Oliver wants more

Jamie Oliver's latest television series and book, Jamie's Quick and Easy Food, goes back to basics.

But first the Naked Chef is stripping it bare again

premium_icon Wolf Creek star John Jarratt accused of rape

John Jarratt as Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek. Picture: Stan

The star Wolf Creek has been accused of sexual assault

Why a crash in China is about to devastate our economy

Unfortunately for Australia, that free ride is just about to end.

High profile Mackay retail complex to be auctioned in Sydney

Gasworks @ Mackay is for sale.

High profile Mackay convenience centre hits the market

Adani mine could create jobs in marginal seats

Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. June 2017

THE DEVELOPMENT of Adani's megamine could have a major impact

Jobs to flow from Mackay company's contract win

G&S Engineering managing director Mick Crowe at the company's Paget office.

Overland conveyor system work to start by Christmas

JOBS BOOM: Labor to splash $200m for regional jobs

The Palm Lake Group is looking for a site supervisor.

here is one issue in this election, and that is jobs,” she said.

Revealed: Australia’s fastest growing jobs

New Census data reveals Australia’s fastest growing jobs.

Australia now has 27 per cent more fitness instructors

What school leavers must do to land a job

School leavers who want a job next year must start preparing now.

School is ending - here is how to become workforce ready

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World champ surfer Nikki van Dijk’s biggest fear

Nikki van Dijk is a Holden ambassador.

Surfer Nikki van Dijk reveals her motoring past and present.

Nissan Qashqai’s final fling with N-Sport model

The Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Five things you need to know about the Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Car of the Year finalists revealed

The contenders for the News Corp Car of the Year awards.

South Korean brands are giving the big guns a run for their money

Nissan casting plant faces power struggle

The 2018 model Nissan Leaf.

Power prices have doubled in 12 months.

Subaru Impreza offers prime screen time

Subaru's Impreza 2.0-S.

Long term test of the Subaru Impreza finds there is plenty to like.

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