Alleged killers in court as defence considers new report

premium_icon Alleged killers in court as defence considers new report

Two men remain in custody over the death of a 38-year-old man

Serious charge could be withdrawn in syringe attack case

premium_icon Serious charge could be withdrawn in syringe attack case

Woman allegedly wielded a syringe at staff at Lismore Base Hospital

Man who raped teen stepson to spend years behind bars

premium_icon Man who raped teen stepson to spend years behind bars

At one point, the perpetrator claimed to have no recollection


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Red alert for blue-green algae lifted at popular dam

premium_icon Red alert for blue-green algae lifted at popular dam

THE high level warning was in place for four months.

FUTURE: How Ballina will meet population growth

premium_icon FUTURE: How Ballina will meet population growth

BALLINA Shire Council's top priorities for region into the future.

REVEALED: Our highest earners and where they live

premium_icon REVEALED: Our highest earners and where they live

WHICH Northern Rivers towns have the highest average weekly income?


Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

premium_icon Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

THE Ballina mayor has asked police to step up patrols in the area, after renewed complaints.

Exclusive restaurant brings fancy dining to Splendour

premium_icon Exclusive restaurant brings fancy dining to Splendour

CAVIAR croccante, grilled pickled octopus, crab and celeriac, smoked garlic and other fine options featured on the menu.

Why Norpa boss has resigned from his position

premium_icon Why Norpa boss has resigned from his position

HIS achievements for the region have been "enormous”, but now Patrick Healey is saying goodbye.

REVEALED: Northern Rivers towns most desirable to families

premium_icon REVEALED: Northern Rivers towns most desirable to families

The most popular and least popular towns for families

21 things that are essential to a town's success

21 things that are essential to a town's success

How do we rate on the checklist of "must haves”?

High youth unemployment isn't always a bad thing

premium_icon High youth unemployment isn't always a bad thing

"Interesting" statistics reveal youth unemployment rates

Why I borrowed 'I have a dream' line from Martin Luther King

premium_icon Why I borrowed 'I have a dream' line from Martin Luther King

When it comes to the Northern Rivers' future, we have to think big

PUMCINS vs NETTELS: Which one are you?

PUMCINS vs NETTELS: Which one are you?

New wave of acronyms to describe our lives and our tribes

'Blow-ins' bring their businesses to the Northern Rivers

premium_icon 'Blow-ins' bring their businesses to the Northern Rivers

The region is the third highest centre for business ownership

Sport

Triple crown for Open champion

premium_icon Triple crown for Open champion

Champion comes home with $17,500

Ex-Socceroo captain set to relive 'old glories' at Lismore

Ex-Socceroo captain set to relive 'old glories' at Lismore

Craig Foster has signed up for the Masters Games

PHOTOS: Club hosts 40 years of top women's bowling

premium_icon PHOTOS: Club hosts 40 years of top women's bowling

Camaraderie beats bowls bragging rights

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    'Sweethearts of pastry' pop up in Ballina

    premium_icon 'Sweethearts of pastry' pop up in Ballina

    Bangalow's Choux Choux Patisserie opens pop up shop in Ballina

    Mystery over closure of troubled quarry

    premium_icon Mystery over closure of troubled quarry

    All operations at the quarry have been suspended

    New plans for controversial brewery, koala hospital site

    premium_icon New plans for controversial brewery, koala hospital site

    Original plans were scrapped, now a new application has been lodged

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      Netflix‘s game-changing move

      Netflix‘s game-changing move

      Game-changing move could shake-up the battle for your eyeballs.

      Another big music talent 'Unearthed' in Gympie

      premium_icon Another big music talent 'Unearthed' in Gympie

      Emerging Gympie artist will rock the Gympie races on Saturday

      New Aussie reality show you’ll love

      New Aussie reality show you’ll love

      Australia is set to air its very own version of Teen Mom.

      New ABC boss suggests changes coming to Q&A

      premium_icon New ABC boss suggests changes coming to Q&A

      The ABC’s managing director plans to tackle the perception of bias.

      Real Estate

      Tradie buys four properties by age 22

      Tradie buys four properties by age 22

      Norbert Kaess is an “average” bloke with an “ordinary” job — but he’s still built...

      Shock bill blow for cracking Sydney apartment owners

      premium_icon Shock bill blow for cracking Sydney apartment owners

      Apartment owners in the troubled Mascot Towers will be forced to foot a hefty bill...

      Owners slugged with $1m levy for ‘urgent repairs’

      premium_icon Owners slugged with $1m levy for ‘urgent repairs’

      "We didn’t want to pay $770 a week for an apartment that didn’t work"

      'We have turned a corner': Rental vacancies drop

      premium_icon 'We have turned a corner': Rental vacancies drop

      Prices fall 13.5% for March quarter but REIQ says market's steady

      Jobs

      New agricultural precinct could support more than 1200 jobs

      premium_icon New agricultural precinct could support more than 1200 jobs

      It could also generate about $350 million in annual revenue.

      Adani promises jobs to remain for regional Queensland

      premium_icon Adani promises jobs to remain for regional Queensland

      Mining giant Adani has reaffirmed its commitment to regional jobs.

      Job ads fall as workers take off

      Job ads fall as workers take off

      Number of jobs ads on SEEK falls as more workers take leave

      Now’s the time to ask for more pay

      Now’s the time to ask for more pay

      Companies have had it good for too long, time for your share

      Top athletes who need second jobs to make ends meet

      premium_icon Top athletes who need second jobs to make ends meet

      Top athletes who need second jobs to make ends meet

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      Motoring

      Say goodbye to driver’s licences

      Say goodbye to driver’s licences

      Plan to go digital in one Australian state

      ROAD TEST: Honda Civic has sensible style and stature

      ROAD TEST: Honda Civic has sensible style and stature

      The Honda Civic is a solid all-rounder with badge kudos.

      Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

      Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

      Men are more likely to lose their cool

      Toyota plans outrageous Ferrari rival

      Toyota plans outrageous Ferrari rival

      Japanese could launch a HiLux performance version.

      End of an era: BMW makes huge change

      End of an era: BMW makes huge change

      Priced at $59,990, the M140i runs BMW’s classic performance engine

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