Readers emphatic on Australia Day debate

Readers voted in our poll to not change Australia Day.

Vast majority of commenters on our Facebook page opposed any change

Teen actor stars in The Dark Tower

BIG SCREEN: Alstonville's Nicholas Hamilton will be seen in some exciting films this year.

Alstonville's Nicholas Hamilton is part of the cast of the film.

Hogan holds firm on Australia Day date

MP Kevin Hogan at the opening of the Ballina Marine Tower on North Wall.

PAGE MP slaps down Lismore City Council over planned date change






'Beef capital' compliments its title with EKKA win

THE team won the open class beef cattle competition with two steers.

Factory reopens after devastating fire

Australian Rainforest Products officially reopen their lemon myrtle factory in the Channon. From left Scott Powell, Melissa Powell, CEO Darren McCoy and CFO Henrik Ekstrom.

LEMON myrtle factory officially reopened after devastating fire.

Council moves to dump NSW waste levy

Trash audit after beach clean up. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

Mayor says landfill charge unfair and a waste of money

Gallery tree can't be saved and will be removed

A large eucalypt at the new Lismore Regional Gallery has died and will be removed.

A eucalypt tree was unable to be saved

Stricken yacht owner thanks community for help

A RACING yacht 'Bumblebee V'  has run aground off the coast of Byron Bay as authorities and its owners work to find the best way to salvage the vessel.

Bumblebee V crew say thanks for the help

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Bee Gees music is 'stayin' alive' 40 years later

TRIBUTE show celebrates 40 years of the iconic 1970s film and soundtrack Saturday Night Fever.

Expo to help you discover your career

Do you know someone who would benefit from a Careers expo?

Richmond Valley youth are invited to careers expo on August 28.

Connect with North Coast artists on 2017 Mud Trail

On the path of the 2017 North Coast Mud Trail.

"To have completed a piece created by your own hands...is special.”

Lismore will turn into a Neon Garden this NYE

FUN: The main space at the Tropical Fruits New Year's Party 2015/2016.

Tropical Fruits are also looking for a new club manager

Food hub meeting could get a roasting from opponents

DIVIDES OPINION: Part of the Bangalow Rural Industries Food Precinct DA showing the acoustic and visual barriers on the western side of the facility.

Passion will be on display at Thursday's food hub meeting

How to hurt your career prospects with a single email

"It actually decrease perceptions of competence."

Servo to reopen after flood and looting

PUMPED UP: Lismore BP owner is pleased to reopen following extensive flood damage repairs.

Looters had destroyed cabinets and pinched smokes

Ready to deal with the sharks for her own skin

Bethany Spoor with her skincare range that she will showcase on Shark Tank in the hope of finding an investor.

There aren't many 13-year-olds who launch their own skincare ranges

PHOTOS: Best and Less reopens in sales style

STORE REOPENS: Lismore's Best & Less reopened after flood damage to a rapturous reception from loyal and new customers who flocked in to snap up a bargain.

After four months Lismore business reopens

What do you get when you cross a beer with coffee?

Byron Bay Brewery Head Brewer Alastair Gillespie .

You'll have to visit the Byron Bay Brewery to find out

Early Childhood Music classes

Lismore played host to a teddy bear picnic to mark the reopening of the early childhood music room at the Northern Rivers Conservatorium in Lismore.

Lismore played host to a teddy bear picnic to mark the reopening of the early...

Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival

BARBECUE CHAMPS: Rolling Smokes James Taylor, BBQ and Bluegrass organiser Fletcher Potanin, Rolling Smoke's Lukas Armstrong and sponsor Bobby Sevdimbas from Firbrand.

Competitors from across Australia entered the BBQ and Bluegrass Fest

Hot Cop on Sunrise

Queensland police officer Mason Jago.

Queensland police officer is hot property after selfie goes viral.

How to reduce your shopping bill

Basket of groceries from IGA.

5 tips that will save you money.

LeBron shows why he's the King of Cleveland

TAKE THAT: Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James delivered a slam dunk to his critics with another brilliant performance, winning the NBA finals MVP and breaking his team's long title drought. Picture: AP Photo/Tony Dejak.

Pick-up game shows some amazing skills.

'I'm in tears': Coles idea that could change how we shop

A MUM has posted an emotional thank you to Coles for a new initiative designed to make shopping easier for people with autism.

Sam Newman: How a Playboy magazine changed everything

The new crew of The Footy Show.Source:Supplied

How a Playboy magazine changed everything.

ROAD TEST: The Audi R8 Spyder...your everyday supercar

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

The Audi R8 is designed to be a supercar you could drive daily.

Couple's special wedding message to man of honour

Alison and Andrew Jagoe's simple message during their wedding ceremony had the man of honour almost in tears.

'That was actually a little surprise for him'

Monster burger to feed a family of four

Tempt Me Cafe and Pizzeria owner Samantha Kean and daughter Chloe with the Maryborough Monster - a burger on a cob bun with the lot including cheese, which can feed a family of four.

Few burgers can match the size of the Monster Burger.

Huawei Watch 2: Don't throw away your phone just yet

The new Huawei Watch 2 with its SIM card holder

SIM-enabled watch gives you Knight Rider or Get Smart moment

The two stars who intimidated Chris Hemsworth

HE plays a superhero on the big screen, but Chris Hemsworth has revealed that he was ‘weirdly shaken’ when he met two other big name actors.

Leah slams Matty: ‘I was incredibly disappointed’

Leah says she was ‘incredible disappointed’ with Matty J.

BACHELOR evictee's controversial chat with Kyle and Jackie O.

John Eales finds peace with the haka

Inia Maxwell and John Eales in a scene from the documentary John Eales Reveals: The Haka.

Rugby legend is on a quest to learn about a sacred Maori tradition/

The Bachelor recap: Secret pasts publicly exposed

Matty J is left speechless on The Bachelor.

TWO Bachelor contestants’ secret adult pasts have been exposed.

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast housing market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

Developer tears up couple's contract for new home

Jade and Edward Roberts were stung by the sunset clause on the first day of their honeymoon.

The developer has the right to do this under the sunset clause

Reports of Ibrahim family connections to farm and food hub

John Ibrahimat Bluesfest 2012.

REPORTS circulate colourful Sydney family have investments on the NR

Stunning, heritage-listed Coast home going under the hammer

STUNNING: Buderim House, a stunning heritage-listed Queenslander estate, is going to auction.

Coast home that played host to royalty is set for auction

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

Dream crushed as 'no one wants to hire a foreigner'

Suzan Aliny.. "My children are very sad to leave their school already."

Skilled migrant speaks out about employment difficulties

$200,000 job goes begging, snapped up by foreign workers

Shotcreter Chris McKervey lines tunnels with concrete spray and gets paid upwards of $200K a year.

A lack of local workers means top-paying jobs are going begging

The boom is over, so what's bringing people to Gladstone?

A Gladstone development advocate has suggested the city could become an import-export freight hub for northern Australia.

New migration data reveals those moving away from and into Gladstone

How every job in Australia is going to change

The future of work: how your job will change by 2030

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What's hot and what's not in motoring for 2017

The Ford Mustang is still hot property.

The state of play in the motoring industry.

Police urge drivers take care at rail crossings

Train collision with vehicle in Kyogle near Andrews Street just outside the CBD.

Police report 134 deaths due to car and accidents involving trains

OUTRAGEOUS! How angry drivers rule our roads

Road rage is a major problem for Australian drivers.

Shocking acts of road rage caught on film.

Best performance car buys for one-track minds

Sharee Warren with the Toyota 86, a popular offering which starts from just above $30K.

Want a bargain performance car? Here's the best buys.

ROAD TEST: Renault Clio Zen is compact, chic and classy

The 2017 Renault Clio in Zen specification.

Fashionable little hatch offers fun and style.

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