Where the fish are biting: Monday's fishing tips

FANCY some mud crab, whiting, or even a mahi mahi? Find out what's biting, and where.

Tunnels close for maintenance

THE opening of the St Helena tunnels.

Detours in place for road work

Pacific Hwy fully reopens after truck inferno

Emergency services cleaning up the remains of a truck fire that erupted on the Pacific Hwy northbound near Watsons Ln. February 20, 2017.

Pacific Highway fully reopen after truck fire

'I didn't even know what a mum was': Celeb on Byron cult

Former The Bachelor Australia contestant Keira Maguire.

Keira Maguire reveals her past to I'm A Celebrity camp mate

Clarrie Hall Dam gets green light from council

Council has approved plans to consider raising Clarrie Hall Dam.

Council unanimous on raising the dam.

Rain welcome, but not enough to put out fire

Tired fire fighters battle on, Lennox Head bushfires, Sunday 19 Feb.

"IT was heartbreaking to see rain clouds pass over the fire ground”

Ice problem close to home for Lismore Mayor

STAND BY YOUR MAN: Denise Smith, Isaac Smith's wife, outside her home in Lismore.

"A big shock," was how Cr Smith described the ordeal

Special strike force captures alleged ice dealer

90 grams of crystal methamphetamine was found in a car on the Coffs Coast. Detective Inspector Darren Jameson said the drug is cloudy and of poor quality and posed a significant risk to meth users.

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Photo Gemima Harvey/Coffs Coast Advocate

Accused Wardell man, 42, to face Lismore Court today

Two New Zealand holidays up for grabs!

The stunning Larnarch Castle is a must-see when in Dunedin. Photo: contributed

THE only thing better than a holiday, is one that's free!

Interim satellite internet about to be switched off

An artists impression of the new Sky Muster satellite.

Homes may soon lose their internet connection

Casino cattle report: Yarding down, cheaper prices

The yarding was down 840 on the previous week

Krystal clear dispute over parking for adult store owner

KRYSTAL CLEAR: Owner of Krystal Adult Store Stephen Keen with the van and signage in question.

Van owner claims bullying tactics by council

Club facing closure calls on the community for help

Manager of the Dunoon and Distrct Sports and Recreation Centre, Andrew Hicks, is confident but not complacent about the future of the club.

"It would be a real tragedy for it to not survive"

Getting back to business by having lunch

Richmond Valley Council's general manager wants to thank small business.

Richmond Valley Council is hosting a lunch for all business owners

Upgrade to saleyards moving closer to start date

Entrance to Casino Saleyards.

Project is in final design stage and theplanning approvals to follow

Potential home buyers punished for doing the 'right thing'

Should I go to university or buy a house?

Smartphones ready to replace point-and-click cameras

Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 9, features a Dual Camera created with Leica.

Smartphones are posing an even ­greater threat to their camera peers

Projects, jobs under threat with tax change: Gas giants

Stability of the PRRT is needed for project and jobs creation, say Santos, Shell and Origin.

PRRT changes would harm industry, submissions say

New plane takes wannabe Top Guns to new heights

Senior flying instructor Sam Todhunter puts the Northern Rivers Aero Club's new training aircraft through her paces with a breathtaking loop-the-loop above Lismore.

Training aircraft allows pilots to learn aerobatics

OPINION: Utility providers are killing small business

Service providers such as UnityWater are sending small businesses to the wall, says Tony Riddle, chairman of the Sunshine Coast branch of Regional Development Australia.

RDA chairman takes aim at bureaucrats

New figures show strength of regional news media

Great local digital media coverage has seen more people signing up to be subscribers.

News Regional Media now reaching 3.5 million each month

COMMENT: Face it! Some men will always beat their wife

NO AMOUNT of legislation, no matter how sincere, will stop relationship violence.

'Every time I think of this stupid father I feel sick'

Baby Paige

Letter: Why didn't the grandmother speak up for little Paige?

Australia Day is an 'inappropriate way and day to celebrate'

Should the date of Australia Day be changed?

North Coast mayor calls for a new date to be considered

Why won't this act of animal cruelty make headlines? LETTER

Dogue de Bordeaux puppy, 10 weeks old, lying down.

Animal brutalised at the hand of a human

What's really going on inside Parliament?

Pauline Hanson may have been listening to Kanye West in her spare time - she wants pre-nups for all newlyweds.

'I think if we stand in a line, like this, and cross our arms.'

Miranda Divine: Sharia apologist's book tour a disgrace

Muslim activist's book tour is proof money means nothing to the govt

Hidden costs when paying with card

FANTASTIC PLASTIC: So many cards, so many choices where to use them.

Paying by card is easy, but Dazza has found the hidden costs add up

Rescue of woman from rock pool sparks warning

A RESCUE off the rocks near the Sawtell rock pool prompted a public warning.

Mother of seven charged with making a homemade gun

Penrith mother of seven Amy Jenkins has been charged with possessing a homemade sub-machinegun.

Mother of seven charged with making a homemade gun

The story behind that amazing fire fighter photo

Lennox Head RFS member Doug Langdon â€" Volunteer Member

"I think it was just one of those lucky moment photos."

Deadly dog virus outbreak strikes South Grafton

Dog generic.

"Once they have the disease, it's too late"

Man risks his life to tap off his opel card despite fire

A bus fire has closed the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Would you risk your life to tap off?

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with our brave firies

Lennox Head Fire Station posted this photo early Friday afternoon.

VIDEO: Look to Sunday as blaze expands with dangerous conditions.

It has taken 45 years to tell her story of sexual assault

NOT FORGOTTEN: Winton Leslie Smith, 80, pictured outside Lismore Court House, pleaded guilty to historic child sex assault crimes on a 13-year-old girl.

She fought him off with everything she had

Crowds over the moon at launch

The SpaceX Falcon rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station.

2.5 tonnes of supplies head to the International Space Station

Building a better picture for agriculture

The Lego farmer checks the rain gauge after heavy falls.

Lego farm sparks a positive agriculture conversation.

TC Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

TC Alfred has formed offshore in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Rolf Harris says prison is 'slowly killing' him

Rolf Harris believes he’ll be dead within a year as a retrial threatens another six years behind bars. Picture: AFP

Jailed paedophile says he will be dead within a year

Teen filmed herself abusing a taxi driver in ugly rant

A Brisbane teen filmed herself verbally abusing a taxi driver

Taxing: Why ATO working day ends at 4.51pm

Generic pic of Dali-style clock. Photo Contributed

Push to extend working day 'highly contentious' among staff

Labor MP opens up about his own mental health battle

Mirani MP Jim Pearce, who has battled with mental health issues, says he'll back any move to get more help for people suffering mental health in regional Queensland, and further afield.

Petition for more counsellors in Sarina gets MP Jim Pearce's backing

Fatal head-on crash caught on camera

Motorist has filmed the moment of a fatal head-on collision in WA

'This isn't your country': Man racially abused at plaza

Paul Aleer posted about the racial abuse he received on Friday afternoon. His story has since gone viral online.

"Mate, I've been here for 14 years," the victim responded

4.8 Magnitude quake hits near site of Kaikoura quake

Nearly 800 people reported feeling the earthquake

A 4.8-magnitude quake has struck near North Canterbury

“It’s only been 30 days and he’s done more than Obama"

Donald Trump... still has plenty of support in heartland America.

'Damn right he is shaking it up. That is why people voted for him'

Trump invited club members to cabinet meetings: leaked audio

President Donald Trump during a campaign rally Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Melbourne, Fla.

Trump has been caught doing what Clinton was accused of

Nude Olympics etiquette explained

NUDE SHOCK: The Alexandria Bay nude beach carnival is being shifted south of the border.

Rules and the deal breaker which could see the event canned.

Parking machine gives woman $26.80 in 10c and 20c coins

WATCH OUT: The Gladstone Regional Council handed out 308 parking fines in six months after employing its first full-time parking officer.

She ended up taking the change home in a 'vomit bag'

Nude beach advocate says cops give him a raw deal

Herb Taylor has fronted court.

"Forrest Gump” memory slip to blame for licence blunder: court

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

SOAPBOX: How not to nail a heatwave hangover

NOT FUN: Cot building while hungover is not recommended. NB- This is not the cot I was building.

SOAPBOX: Add this to the list of things never to do hungover

Ballsy move to bring Nude Olympics to Byron Bay

NUDE OLYMPICS: Hurdles and high jump could take on a whole new meaning.

Belongil Beach or Tyagarah could be scene for lots of athletic skin

Paul Murray listens to regions

The man who can talk underwater is ready to listen and broadcast it back to the pollies.

Why Hollywood’s siding with Brad Pitt over Angelina Jolie

Jolie may have the kids, but Pitt has custody of Hollywood

Tensions high at pointy end of MKR's round two

Things are really heating up on My Kitchen Rules.

Games are being played around the My Kitchen Rules table

Jungle Jay sent packing from I'm a Celebrity

I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Here! contestant Jay Laga'aia with Keira.

BIG friendly giant Jay Laga'aia has been eliminated from I'm A Celeb

Carson Kressley brings 'camp' to I'm a Celebrity jungle

"I am not all Park Avenue and daffodils” ... Carson Kressley.

Meet the "campest” campmate to star on I'm a Celebrity.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi mystery already solved

FILE- This undated file photo provided by Disney shows Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from the film, \"Star Wars: The Force Awakens.\" Hasbro said it is changing its Star Wars Monopoly set after an 8-year-old girl became upset that Rey, the movie's female heroine, was not included as a figure along with Darth Vader and Kylo Ren. (Disney/Lucasfilm via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

A key mystery surrounding the title of episode eight has been solved

Kids' game "full of f**king paedophiles" according to dad

A mortified dad has expressed serious concerns over an online game