Sparkle Debarkle: How nipples got banned at Splendour

Scarlett McGrouther, 23, said the Disco Boobs design was empowering

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

PHOTO GALLERY: Splendour Day 2 in over 80 photos

Catfish and the Bottlemen at Splendour in the Grass 2017 at the main stage on Day 2.

Dune Rats arrive to a killer set on motorbikes, and more.

INSIDE SCOOP: Which celebrities surprised us at Splendour

Bernard Fanning plays the main stage at Splendour in the Grass 2017 on day 2.

DAY TWO of Splendour in the Grass was the day of celebrities.






PICS: Bands and audience on Day 1 of Splendour in the Grass

Check out different bands from Day 1 at Splendour.

Local band kicks-off Splendour 2017 with a bang

WHARVES: The rock-indie band got to open up music proceedings at Splendour in the Grass 2017, near Byron Bay.

Lennox-based band WHARVES played its biggest show yet

Why crowds are loving Happy Kanye at Splendour

Danger Dave and Melissah Marie with the artwork Happy Kanye at Splendour in the Festival 2017.

By Barcelona-based artistic collective Hungry Castle

Ten things to do in Ballina, Byron Bay and Lismore this week

The 1975 perform to a huge crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2014. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

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Plea for road safety after 8 fatalities in 24 hours

Highway Patrol will be out in force over the next three days as Splendour in the grass kicks off.

Drive to the conditions, police implore

Sigur Ros' marriage equality T-shirt for sale at Splendour

TRIO: Sigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík formed in 1994.

The garment was created by London-based illustrator Andrew Rae

Patrons feel dirtier after using public shower facilities

COMMUNITY is furious nothing has been done at the Lismore Transit Centre bathrooms.

Sneaky $1 parking hike takes motorists by surprise

The cost to park at the Lismore Rowing Club car park is now $1 more. Photo : Mireille Merlet-Shaw

It now costs $1 more to park at the rowing club.

Splendour punters warned to stay safe at the beach

SURF lifesavers have issued a warning to the thousands of festival revellers expected to hit the beach over the weekend.

Alcohol, drugs and swimming can be a deadly combination

Council all ears for ideas to improve Byron CBD

Byron Shire Council are seeking community input to inform the future development of Byron Bay

Council wants your feedback to improve the CBD.

Community calls for consultation on defunct fish Co-op

Fencing around the recently closed Brunswick Heads Fishing Co-op.

Community calls out the owner of the former fishing co-op.

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Tex, Don and Charlie: Australia's three amigos are back

Tex, Don and Charlie: An Australian super group formed by Don Walker from Cold Chisel, Tex Perkins from The Cruel Sea and widely respected guitarist Charlie Owen.

They have a new album, You Don't Know Lonely

Kitty Flanagan's smashing comedy show is coming

Kitty Flanagan is performing at C.ex Coffs this Friday.

The popular comedian brings her latest stand up show to Lismore

Kings of Vegas to reign in Ballina

KINGS OF VEGAS: Harrison Craig is bringing his Kings of Vegas show to the Ballina RSL Club in September. Tickets are on sale now.

Harrison Craig brings his latest show

Have a mortgage? This warning from the PM is for you

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference at the Australian High Commission in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in The United Kingdom for a three-day official. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) NO ARCHIVING

He reminded home owners that prices don't always go up...

Flynn Transport owes $1.4 million in super and tax

Flynn Transport reportedly owes the Australian Tax Office nearly $1 million.

Government asks company to cough up nearly $1 million

$23 million Bangalow plan 'twice the size of Ballina Fair'

BIG PLANS: One of the images in the DA for the Rural Industries Food Precinct, showing the site on Lismore Rd.

Residents say proposal 'highly inappropriate for Bangalow'

ATO advises pull up tax socks, don't claim them

SOCK 'EM: The ATO reminds tax payers simply because they may wear an item to work does not mean it is tax deductible.

Don't be caught out with clothing claims this tax time

New committee to help shape rescue chopper's future

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is calling on Northern Rivers community leaders and business people to join its new Regional Advisory Committee.

Call out for community leaders to join regional committee

Ballina airport set to soar upon approval

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport interior plan.

Ballina Byron Airport to nearly double in size

Splendour Day 1 artists

Peking Duk performs at main stage Splendour In the Grass 2017 with guests.

Check out your favourite bands in action.

Splendour Day 1 artists

Peking Duk performs at main stage Splendour In the Grass 2017 with guests.

Check out your favourite bands in action.

Photos: Day 1 Socials at Splendour

Crowds at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

Check whether we took your photo at the first day of Splendour in the Grass...

SPLENDID COPS

NSW Police in a high-visibility operation at Splendour in the Grass, 2017.

NSW Police in action at the Splendour in the Grass music festival, featuring a...

Disco Boobs

Scarlett McGrouther, 23, said the Disco Boobs design was empowering

The popular Glitoris body glitter tent at Splendour in the Grass music festival...

Burst water pipe

A burst water main in East Lismore is sending a plume of water into the sky

Night and day are for the young at Splendour

Winter arrived at dusk on the Far North Coast just as the audience at Splendour got its heat on

Kids as young as 15 allowed to smoke in Govt-funded school

Year 10 students from Warrakirri College enjoy a lunch break and light up some cigarettes in the "smoking zone" at the front of the school.

School has designated smoking areas for kids to smoke in

Karl Stefanovic breaks his silence on divorce, new love

Karl poses for Stellar’s July 23 issue. Picture: Steven Chee Source:Stellar Magazine

Stefanovic on his marriage breakdown, new girlfriend

Parents are freaking out over Teen Vogue’s anal sex guide

"This is anal 101, for teens, beginners, and all inquisitive folk"

Road test: Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio senior citizens

The 2017 Maserati GranCabrio.

We drive the facelifted Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio.

Are you guilty of these 10 bad driving habits?

Do you suffer from these bad driving habits?

New Thor: Ragnarok trailer is everything you could want

THOR fans around the world have been waiting for another glimpse of Chris Hemsworth as the God of Lightning before the November premiere of Thor: Ragnarok.

Check out the 22 women who'll chase the next Bachelor

Meet the women vying for Matty J's heart on The Bachelor.

The 22 women of the Bachelor have been revealed

FINAL PHONE CALL: Princes’ regret over last words to Diana

Prince William and Prince Harry have opened up about their mum, Princess Diana, in a new documentary. Picture: ITVSource:Supplied

Two princes regret rushing the last phonecall with their mother

Mum buys $900,000 apartment for her 8-year-old son

Tania Katsanis beat another couple of homeowners to secure the winning bid.

The apartment was a 'bargain' as the property market bottoms out

Owner tells of ghostly goings on at old Mackay pub

GHOST STORIES: Several people have died at the Mirani Hotel

Owner says pub is 'definitely haunted'

Developers 'pushing the envelope' with subdivisions

Darren Boettcher.

"When I said the block couldn't be subdivided, he just walked out"

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

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Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

Can diesel's reputation recover from VW saga?

Continental's clean diesel Golf.

The Dieselgate stink has left oil-burners on the nose.

Holden jumps aboard the SUV bandwagon

The Holden Acadia Equinox testing at Holden Proving Ground.

Holden's North American-built newcomers, the Equinox and Acadia.

BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

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