Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

The organisation has helped hundreds of people over the years

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

The work will be finished in time for popular skateboarding comp

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Two new roundabouts and an underpass are being built

New tourism guide shows off the jewels of Ballina Shire

New tourism guide shows off the jewels of Ballina Shire

Visitor numbers have hit the one million mark

Artist a finalist in 'Archibald Prize for bird painters'

Artist a finalist in 'Archibald Prize for bird painters'

Northern Rivers artist reveals incredible painting of osprey

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals the first three stores to close in January

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Pay rise should be in play for more than two million Aussies

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

Young driver posted videos of 160km/h drive on winding roads

Local lender bcu responds to RBA interest rate cut

Local lender bcu responds to RBA interest rate cut

bcu passes on the latest Reserve Bank of Australia rate cut.

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come, doctors warn

New evidence proves Bible story’s true

New evidence proves Bible story’s true

Now, evidence has emerged supporting the story.

Reporter killed while filming TV story

Reporter killed while filming TV story

A popular US news anchor was tragically killed in a plane crash

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

What begins as a pursuit for the perfect body can spiral fatally

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season reaches record heights, claiming 430 lives

UPDATE: Police locate missing child

UPDATE: Police locate missing child

The boy reported missing by his father yesterday has been found

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

BALLINA'S Rev 'Shorty' Brown fought in the Vietnam War battle

P-plater pursued at more than 220kph in shocking chase

P-plater pursued at more than 220kph in shocking chase

Car crashed near Qld border in 22km chase

Olivia Newton-John sells in Ballina

Olivia Newton-John sells in Ballina

Olivia Newton-John has sold her acreage property on the north coast

Sport

    Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

    Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

    'He will be sorely missed as a friend, mentor, a coach, and referee'

    Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

    Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

    Controversial player shelves plans to return to NRL

    Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

    Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

    "Much sadness" after death of mentor and good friend

    Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

    Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

    Sheffield Shield wrap: Bulls top order crumbles with Tassie on top

    National Sport

      ‘Hit my arm’: Controversy seals ‘debacle’

      ‘Hit my arm’: Controversy seals ‘debacle’

      Wade Graham comes clean after Sharks win derby over Dragons

      Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

      Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

      "You never like seeing your players get hit like that"

      Dashing Dalasan lines up Guineas

      Dashing Dalasan lines up Guineas

      Dalasan stamps himself as a serious Caulfield Guineas contender

      Wow factor: Pandemic blitzes rivals in record time

      Wow factor: Pandemic blitzes rivals in record time

      Boom Godolphin three-year-old Pandemic produces stunning victory

      Man shot by Sydney police, dies

      Man shot by Sydney police, dies

      A man has died after being shot by police

      Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

      Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

      "She always had a smile on her face"

      Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

      Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

      "When I left him he was very, very upbeat"

      HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

      HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

      He was last seen on Tuesday.

      Business News

        Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

        Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

        From playing Monopoly with real money to setting cars on fire

        Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

        Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

        Queensland man loses everything in fight against mining giant

        Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

        Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

        Cyber criminals; why are they doing it and what do they want?

        Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

        Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

        China vow to conduct “countermeasures” have sent markets sprawling

        What's On

          What's on the big screen this week

          What's on the big screen this week

          Tarantino shows a softer side in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I was actually kneeling before Jesus Christ'.

          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

          Lifestyle

            Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

            Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

            When tiny pimple turned into a scab, she knew something was wrong

            ‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

            ‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

            "Having to endure this kind of cruelty was sickening"

            4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

            4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

            Drivers have their say on the hot topic up for review by the NTC

            Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

            Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

            Fight to allow animals to be adopted after being used for research

            Entertainment

              At first glance it looks like these Block contestants have done an awesome reno of this living room. But one detail is “bugging” everyone.

              Lounge room detail ‘bugging’ us all

              The Block 2019: Formal lounge room reveal.

              A topless photo of MAFS star Martha is the latest step in an irritating plan. And it’s part of a growing trend, writes James Weir.

              Annoying plan behind topless Martha pic

              Remember the olden days when people had jobs? That was a crazy time.

              Troubled Melrose Place star Heather Locklear’s latest court case her reached a resolution — and she faces jail time if she doesn’t comply.

              Locklear sentenced to mental facility

              Heather Locklear sentenced to spend time in mental facility

              The fallout from the Hemsworth-Cyrus split has continued with Liam reportedly ‘in no shape’ to work at the moment.

              Liam’s stunning no-show after Miley split

              Liam Hemsworth cancels upcoming promo event for new movie

              Real Estate

                IMAGINE living in beautiful (but pricey) cities without paying rent or a mortgage. If that’s your dream, these Aussies are living it.

                Couple’s hack to saving $60k in two years

                Imagine living in beautiful (but pricey) cities without paying rent

                A 24-year-old student who put down a $60,000 apartment deposit but now can’t get finance has launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”.

                ‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

                Student launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”

                A bemused Queensland man has shared pictures of the newly renovated luxury house he just can’t sell. He has no idea why, but we sure do.

                ‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

                ‘Bizarre’ ensuite with no barriers horrifying the internet

                Jobs

                  Michael Pope is a master when it comes to revving up an audience between takes — but he warns the gig isn’t as easy at it looks.

                  Is this Australia’s most unique job?

                  "You get into a rhythm and I’m used to it, I’ve done it for so long"

                  Young Aussies are turning their backs on jobs with salaries of up to $17,000 a week because they're too lazy to put in the hard yards, a boss claims.

                  Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

                  Aussies turning their backs on $17,000-a-week tradie jobs, boss claims

                  OPPOSITION Leader Anthony Albanese has used his first question to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the new parliament to quiz him on the economy.

                  Creating jobs the top govt priority: PM

                  Anthony Albanese has used his first question to Scott Morrison

                  Motoring

                    Many parents used to insist their learner driver son or daughter get a manual licence.

                    The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

                    What's the best option? Automatic or manual?

                    Underneath this hulking exterior of the British brand’s latest family SUV lies the heart of an animal that will leap into action at the touch of a pedal.

                    Tested: The unlikely muscle car

                    Underneath this hulking exterior lies the heart of an animal.

                    Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

                    This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

                    Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia