Regional News

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Splendour tickets sold out in minutes

Splendour tickets sold out in minutes

BUT if you missed out, don’t panic and find out here what to do next.

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

Glitzy seminars led to tears after investors sent money to rogue traders

DJ death accused to return to court in eight weeks

DJ death accused to return to court in eight weeks

A man accused of causing the death of a Byron DJ will return to court in June

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Police confirm road worker killed

Police confirm road worker killed

BRUXNER Highway B60 has reopened to traffic following fatal crash.

Fake cancer story 'spiralled out of control': Mum

Fake cancer story 'spiralled out of control': Mum

The woman faked multiple bouts of cancer and told others she had about two years to live in an effort to get money.

EASY GUIDE: How to get your tickets for Splendour 2018

EASY GUIDE: How to get your tickets for Splendour 2018

NOW that the line-up has been revealed, it's time to get ready for the festival.

Search called off for missing surfer

Search called off for missing surfer

A search for a surfer reported missing at Cape Byron has been called off

Suicide machines could be triggered by 'blink of an eye'

Suicide machines could be triggered by 'blink of an eye'

Opponents of euthanasia have expressed concern at the creation of a “suicide machine”, which has been developed by Dr Philip Nitschke.

Former Page MP says mayor has credentials for the job

Former Page MP says mayor has credentials for the job

Mayor to have a shot at pre-selection for seat of Page in next Federal election.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Are you ready for childcare changes?

Are you ready for childcare changes?

PARENTS are being warned to register before July 2 to get childcare subsidies under the government’s new system. Income brackets have also been updated.

99% of shark net by-catch non-targeted species

99% of shark net by-catch non-targeted species

OVERALL 131 non-targeted animals have been caught in the five nets.

Casino farewells 'larrikin' rescue squad captain

Casino farewells 'larrikin' rescue squad captain

BRIAN Boyd will be remembered for his selflessness and "wicked" sense of humour.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Woman disappears from camping spot

Woman disappears from camping spot

A WOMAN who disappeared from a secluded camping spot in outback Queensland has been missing for more than three weeks.

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

FRESH data shows the number of Aussies taking up high speeds on the NBN has doubled — and there are new pricing options on the way.

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

"I JUST want to do everything I can to help him go and do anything, I just don't want to sit here and wait"

Junior netball fight sparks police probe

Junior netball fight sparks police probe

A FIGHT that broke out at a Lower Clarence junior netball match has led to an appeal for assistance from local police.

CAUGHT: Man sent secret letters to ex-lover from jail

CAUGHT: Man sent secret letters to ex-lover from jail

A LISMORE couldn't resist contacting his former lover from jail, even though he had violently assaulted her and was in breach of an apprehended violence order.

Ballina bar depth is 'adequate' for boating: Government

Ballina bar depth is 'adequate' for boating: Government

FUTURE dredging of the Richmond River entrance has not ruled out but completely, but the government says current levels are sufficient.

Relative of party host slams 'disgusting' damage

Relative of party host slams 'disgusting' damage

Injury saw party wind down before spate of damage to cars, fences

Sat 14 Apr 2018

How Pilley overcame shock loss for semi final

How Pilley overcame shock loss for semi final

"I really felt for Cusk. He pulled out all the stops, left no stone unturned to be ready for the doubles.”

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