DPI commits to more consultation on dog breeding rules

DPI commits to more consultation on dog breeding rules

"There is more work to do to ensure the welfare of animals"

Woman arrested with large knife, heroin and ice

Woman arrested with large knife, heroin and ice

Police uncovered a weapon and drugs when they searched a woman

 
Local news at the heart of our new look website

Local news at the heart of our new look website

When William Kellaway published The Northern Star's first edition in 1876, he could not possibly have envisaged the changes that were to follow.

WEATHER: Thunderstorms, strong winds this afternoon

WEATHER: Thunderstorms, strong winds this afternoon

RAIN expected to carry through until the weekend with more thunderstorms forecast for Saturday and Sunday.

5 starter homes to get you on the property ladder

5 starter homes to get you on the property ladder

THE first rung can be the hardest but not impossible.

Tweed rail trail conundrum: OPINION

Tweed rail trail conundrum: OPINION

"The reality is, that the tracks are useless; a sacred cow”

'I've spent my life savings fighting a mine company'

'I've spent my life savings fighting a mine company'

Years of legal battles end with a bulldozer and a resident on brink

Tell your daughters all men are bastards

premium_icon Tell your daughters all men are bastards

IF I had a daughter, I’d tell her that all men are bastards

Local Business News

    New service road between villages as bypass is built

    New service road between villages as bypass is built

    Residents will be able to avoid bypass construction

    Popular pub closes its doors

    Popular pub closes its doors

    Owners of music venue say they are "broken hearted"

    $5 million deal for macadamia company

    $5 million deal for macadamia company

    Loan puts processor on a global footing.

    Screenworks gets funding to go national

    Screenworks gets funding to go national

    Evolution program has received funding from Screen Australia

    No cash or sex toys for Valentine's Day please

    No cash or sex toys for Valentine's Day please

    It is the lovers' day today, will you be celebrating?

    Barnaby’s wife: Let him keep his job

    premium_icon Barnaby’s wife: Let him keep his job

    Natalie Joyce made her first public appearance since the love child scandal...

    Prison guard warns the public: 'Sleep with one eye open’

    Prison guard warns the public: 'Sleep with one eye open’

    "The most dangerous inmates are being pumped out as fast as they can"

    ‘Violent confrontation’ before taser death

    ‘Violent confrontation’ before taser death

    Man who died in taser incident had a ‘violent confrontation’ with police

    Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

    Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

    Barnaby Joyce's new nickname inherits a proud Aussie tradition.

    Test cost Kiwi coward puncher

    Test cost Kiwi coward puncher

    Thousands have been kicked out for failing a character test

    Huge new blow for Barnaby

    Huge new blow for Barnaby

    The WA Nationals Party has withdrawn its support

    Cruise family’s plea for protection

    Cruise family’s plea for protection

    "You're not heroes, you're deros."

    Mini's mad merging manoeuvre in front of truck

    Mini's mad merging manoeuvre in front of truck

    This footage has truckies in disbelief

    Mum, kids killed in arson attack

    premium_icon Mum, kids killed in arson attack

    The police are treating the fire as arson

    White House announces Trump back-flip on gun controls

    White House announces Trump back-flip on gun controls

    Trump has reversed part of his support for second amendment rights

    ‘Depraved’ academic led ‘double life’

    ‘Depraved’ academic led ‘double life’

    Matthew Falder duped victims by masquerading as a depressed female

    ‘Looks crazy’: Confusion over UFO

    ‘Looks crazy’: Confusion over UFO

    Recordings reveal air traffic control’s confusion at strange craft

    Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

    Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

    A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

    Grant Denyer’s ‘X-rated’ Sunrise stunt sent him home

    premium_icon Grant Denyer’s ‘X-rated’ Sunrise stunt sent him home

    Grant Denyer said it “felt like it was full disciplinary action.”

    ‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

    ‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

    VEGANS were left angry and confused after a “nightmare” cruise

    ‘Fine dining’ in the food court

    premium_icon ‘Fine dining’ in the food court

    “We’re taking a fine-dining approach and breaking it down to street-food level”

    Global laughing stock: John Oliver ridicules Barnaby

    Global laughing stock: John Oliver ridicules Barnaby

    John Oliver lampoons Barnaby Joyce over affair