Interlock drink driving laws expanded

Interlock drink driving laws expanded

The laws were expanded earlier this month.

80,000 lights: The true spirit of Christmas lives in Ballina

80,000 lights: The true spirit of Christmas lives in Ballina

It's a bittersweet year for Ballina's most popular Santa

Scary number of drivers falling asleep while driving

Scary number of drivers falling asleep while driving

Staggering number of NSW drivers have nodded off behind the wheel.

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

There's a beer backlash brewing across Australia

New equipment helps keep us safe in the water

New equipment helps keep us safe in the water

Organisation plays a crucial role in patrolling our waterways

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Police will be clamping down on this behaviour that costs lives

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

"Much sadness" after death of mentor and good friend

Scavengers run amok at Vinnies

Scavengers run amok at Vinnies

Property owners fed up with charity bins

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

A man has died and there is extensive damage after two freak storms

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Festival site lands $30,000 worth of fines

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

Forced to strip to her underwear in front of dozens of witnesses

Woman's unknowing selfie with her accused murderer

Woman's unknowing selfie with her accused murderer

Woman takes chilling selfie with her accused kidnapper

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BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout night containing blaze

BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout night containing blaze

QFES urges residents to remain up to date on the fire situation

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EMERGENCY WARNING: Erratic winds fan 'large dangerous fire'

RFS said there is an increase in fire activity

Firies contain bush fire burning on outskirts of town

Firies contain bush fire burning on outskirts of town

Extra resources are being called to the scene

Police officers smash car windows to save man's life

Police officers smash car windows to save man's life

The man is now recovering from his injuries in hospital

'Shiver of sharks' closes North Coast beach

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Six sharks were spotted by a surf life saving drone operator

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    Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

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    'You are my hero': Boy's heartfelt note to football star

    Casino mum in tears after finding son's note to Johnathan Thurston

    Seagulls soar into the final

    Seagulls soar into the final

    Ballina Seagulls prepare for grand final

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      Meninga backs call for national anthem change

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      Jets' win boosts their confidence for Asian Champion League

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      Maxwell warns his Stars ahead of Sunday's Big Bash final

      Maxwell warns his Stars ahead of Sunday's Big Bash final

      Glenn Maxwell warns his Stars ahead of Sunday's Big Bash final

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      Kings' win may get them home advantage in NBL finals

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      The $7 dish no one can finish

      The $7 Thai dish people are struggling to finish

      Water bombs target massive border bushfire

      Water bombs target massive border bushfire

      Rural Fire Service to monitor large bushfire near NSW border

      Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

      Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

      “The fire is spreading quickly under strong and gusty winds"

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        The big problem with all those shiny new consent apps

        Desperate Aussie’s $12k scam warning

        Desperate Aussie’s $12k scam warning

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        Brutal comeback to ‘very rude’ email

        Brutal comeback to ‘very rude’ email

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          Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

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          Brian Pamphilon to play Peter Allen

          Brian Pamphilon to play Peter Allen

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          Marvellous Wonderettes reunited

          Marvellous Wonderettes reunited

          The ladies are back and the 1970s are roaring

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            Life-saving tech to be compulsory in new cars

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            Why this car is a cult classic

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