Ballina Aus Day Award winners revealed

premium_icon Ballina Aus Day Award winners revealed

Held at the new Ballina Indoor Sports Centre, the event celebrated the achievement...

Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

premium_icon Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

BYRON Shire resident awarded PhD for research about ‘good blokes’.

AUSTRALIA DAY: Northern Rivers people honoured with an OAM

premium_icon AUSTRALIA DAY: Northern Rivers people honoured with an OAM

THE list includes four general Order of Australia Medals.

New market on Plateau is on this weekend

premium_icon New market on Plateau is on this weekend

COUNCIL approves three-year trial for Market on Dusk at Alstonville and Ballina.

Dying to know the history of North Wall icon

premium_icon Dying to know the history of North Wall icon

DO you know anything about the North Wall die?

It was a long, bitter road to get to a peaceful place

premium_icon It was a long, bitter road to get to a peaceful place

Australia Day will be a test for the new parkland

Surfing therapy for children with autism coming to region

premium_icon Surfing therapy for children with autism coming to region

FIFTH event at Lennox Head on Australia Day.

'We're really sorry': Why popular pit-stop is closing

premium_icon 'We're really sorry': Why popular pit-stop is closing

The business has been an institution for locals and travellers alike

Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

premium_icon Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

Police will allege was supplying the drug repeatedly since December

It’s safe to swim in popular Lake Ainsworth

premium_icon It’s safe to swim in popular Lake Ainsworth

THE green light for Lennox lake right in time for the long weekend.

Bridges confirms split after drink driving charge

premium_icon Bridges confirms split after drink driving charge

'I would like to express my deep regret'

Aussies lose it over ‘honest’ shop sign

Aussies lose it over ‘honest’ shop sign

'I am in a really good place right now'

Simmons ‘shaken’ as Kobe’s final text revealed

premium_icon Simmons ‘shaken’ as Kobe’s final text revealed

'It's a shocker to everyone'

'Challenging time': Hotel's message after lamington death

premium_icon 'Challenging time': Hotel's message after lamington death

A woman has tragically died after choking on a lamington

Coast’s best hidden gem swimming spots

premium_icon Coast’s best hidden gem swimming spots

We reveal 10 of the best underrated spots for cooling off.

Environmental work lands scientist and vet an OAM

premium_icon Environmental work lands scientist and vet an OAM

Her work involved family, spanned years and traversed borders.

Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

premium_icon Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

“IT WAS like a tsunami, but instead of a wall of water it was a wall of flame.”

HAT-TRICK: Athlete's impressive effort at Ballina swim

premium_icon HAT-TRICK: Athlete's impressive effort at Ballina swim

More than 130 people braved Shaws Bay's cold waters for fundraiser

Sport

    Walking netball a runaway success

    premium_icon Walking netball a runaway success

    WALKING netball offers great team spirit, fun and fitness as players develop the...

    ’Life-changing’ soccer program brings women together

    premium_icon ’Life-changing’ soccer program brings women together

    THE program is an innovative eight-week clinic increasing female participation in...

    How young sporting stars can get grants for competing

    premium_icon How young sporting stars can get grants for competing

    TWENTY young sporting stars given grants to support development

    Ever wanted to give roller derby a whirl?

    premium_icon Ever wanted to give roller derby a whirl?

    Northern Rivers Roller Derby holds come and try sessions.

    National Sport

      Kobe Bryant’s amazing life in pictures

      premium_icon Kobe Bryant’s amazing life in pictures

      Kobe Bryant’s life in photos.

      Reporter slammed for Kobe tweet

      Reporter slammed for Kobe tweet

      Tweet about Kobe Bryant causes outrage.

      Star NRL recruit arrested after Moore Park incident

      premium_icon Star NRL recruit arrested after Moore Park incident

      The NRL is bracing itself for potential off-season scandal.

      Leishman adds to Aussie triumphs on the greens

      premium_icon Leishman adds to Aussie triumphs on the greens

      Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines in Farmers Insurance Open.

      Media commentary on sports rort ‘fanciful’ : Conaghan

      premium_icon Media commentary on sports rort ‘fanciful’ : Conaghan

      Pat Conaghan says 'sports rorts' did not influence poll results.

      Landholders plan legal action against NPWS over bushfires

      premium_icon Landholders plan legal action against NPWS over bushfires

      Six Northern NSW landholders seek damages from NPWS over fires.

      Lobster exports plummet – because of coronavirus

      premium_icon Lobster exports plummet – because of coronavirus

      Coronavirus cancellations hit rock lobster order exports.

      Cancer overdiagnosis harming Aussies

      premium_icon Cancer overdiagnosis harming Aussies

      'The risks are considered acceptable if diagnosis is appropriate'

      Business News

        Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

        premium_icon Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

        Seven-month-old boy trapped as car self-locks with keys inside

        ‘Empty shops nothing new’: High street pushes on

        premium_icon ‘Empty shops nothing new’: High street pushes on

        Business as usual for shop owners, despite empty storefronts

        Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

        premium_icon Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

        Butchers are ready for the busiest period on the calendar behind Christmas. Are you...

        Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

        premium_icon Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

        “At least we can recycle the cup properly afterwards.”

        What's On

          What's on the big screen this week

          What's on the big screen this week

          TOM Hanks a joy as TV's Mr Good, Kristen Stewart dives into thriller

          REVIEW: A cabinet of steampunk wonders took me back in time

          REVIEW: A cabinet of steampunk wonders took me back in time

          Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Kurios, is a wonderful extravaganza.

          Lego event built with more than one million bricks

          premium_icon Lego event built with more than one million bricks

          Lego event is coming to the Northern Rivers, and master builders and ready to show...

          Young stars on musical production

          premium_icon Young stars on musical production

          Ballina Players brings their production of Dr Dolittle Jr to the stage

          Lifestyle

            Just the Stonic - little Kia SUV poised to ace growing market

            Just the Stonic - little Kia SUV poised to ace growing...

            Kia will launch the Stonic compact SUV later this year.

            Star’s very revealing Grammys outfit

            Star’s very revealing Grammys outfit

            Nick Jonas’ wife Priyanka Chopra has the night’s most daring outfit.

            Late night ‘no questions asked’ call that can save a life

            Late night ‘no questions asked’ call that can save a life

            It’s far better to be woken by your teenager than to be woken by emergency...

            Horror video of jerking virus patient

            Horror video of jerking virus patient

            Shocking video shows a patient, reportedly infected with coronavirus

            Entertainment

              MIDWAY gets the job done but feels like an expensive throwback.

              MOVIE REVIEW: Battle epic more board game than game changer

              MIDWAY gets the job done but feels like an expensive throwback.

              Alicia Keys has led a stirring tribute to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who was tragically killed in Los Angeles, as Lizzo opened the show.

              premium_icon Emotional Grammys tribute to Kobe

              Alicia Keys has led a stirring tribute to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

              The Today show is heading into its second week of the Australian Open but ratings for Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon are lower than last year.

              premium_icon No bounce in ratings for Today during Australian Open

              Ratings woes continue for hosts Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon.

              The Grammys is getting under way at Kobe Bryant’s home stadium the Staples Centre, where the ceremony is expected to become a tribute to the NBA star.

              Grammys to turn into Bryant tribute

              Today's awards ceremony expected to become a tribute to the NBA star

              Real Estate

                Media influencer and fitness queen Ashy Bines is in for a big payday after selling her Gold Coast mansion in a multimillion-dollar deal.

                Fitness star Ashy Bines sells mansion for millions

                Media influencer and fitness queen is in for a big payday

                It pays to belong to those 'in the know' - and never has it been more critical in a social media age where so much false information is being pumped out.

                Keep up with the locals for the cost of a coffee

                Get the best local news from the locals you know

                For less than a cup of coffee, buyers are being invited to snap up a home in a quaint little town in Italy – but the sale comes with a catch.

                Stunning Italian town selling homes for $1.60

                Another stunning Italian town is selling homes for just $1.60

                Jobs

                  If you mention this “worst” word on your resume, it will send alarm bells ringing – and could even kill off your chances completely.

                  Word that’s an automatic ‘career killer’

                  Recruiter reveals the words you should ban from your CV

                  A “retail traineeship” job listing at a NSW post office is causing a stir on social media thanks to one telling line slamming young people.

                  Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

                  ’Retail traineeship’ at NSW post office slammed on social media

                  One business is about to kick off the mother of all recruitment drives in pursuit of 110 new staff members over the next 50 days.

                  premium_icon Hotel’s push to find 110 staff in 50 days

                  A hotel is seeking to hire 110 staff in 50 days.

                  Motoring

                    
<b>Design tweaks and upgraded technology bring BMW’s X1 SUV in line with brand expectations.</b>

                    The prestige SUV that now honours the badge

                    Design tweaks and upgraded technology bring BMW’s X1 SUV in line with brand...

                    After a summer growth spurt many mums and dads might be wondering if their current family taxi can handle another year of school drop-off. Here is a list of the best rides for your brood.

                    premium_icon The best cars for you and your family

                    Here are the best cars for your and your family

                    Popular car makers are helping Australia’s bushfire victims by waiving fees, supplying vehicles and offering extended leave for volunteers.

                    Car makers give bushfire victims a break

                    Car makers are taking the lead on helping victims of the bushfires.