Regional News

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Anzac biscuits a recipe for remembrance

Anzac biscuits a recipe for remembrance

NO MATTER the recipe, baking Anzac biscuits is a lovely way to commemorate one of the most important dates on the Australian calender.

OUT OF TOUCH: Contractors slam Pavey response

OUT OF TOUCH: Contractors slam Pavey response

"WE'VE got people whose relationships have broken down and their livelihoods are gone."

Watch out for 'huge' redback spiders under park seats

Watch out for 'huge' redback spiders under park seats

THEY deliver a painful bite and locals say these creepy crawlies are "everywhere”. Keep your eyes peeled before you sit down.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

Sex for rent: Seedy landlords exploit housing crisis

Sex for rent: Seedy landlords exploit housing crisis

A WOMAN was told she could live in this man's North Coast townhouse for free. But there was a major catch.

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

A former Army chief has called for the government to divert grant funds from multi-million dollar event commemorations to improving veterans' mental health.

First for regional Australia: Fast, free wi-fi on the bus

First for regional Australia: Fast, free wi-fi on the bus

MAKE the most of your time getting to and from work by catching the Northern Rivers' commuter bus.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Cops allege $100,000 stolen property at OMCG home

Cops allege $100,000 stolen property at OMCG home

POLICE from the Tweed Byron Target Action Group allege they found more than $100,000 worth of stolen property at the home of an Outlaw Motor Cycle Gang member.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

150mm of rain to fall in just 72 hours

150mm of rain to fall in just 72 hours

GET ready for a drenching - weather experts have predicted rain, rain, rain... and then a bit more rain.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Angry sub-contractors chasing $7.5 million in unpaid invoices say NSW Roads Minister Melinda Pavey hasn't followed through on offers to help them.

Desperate, sick criminals fall through cracks

Desperate, sick criminals fall through cracks

IN JAILING a repeat offender for a "extremely frightening” crime, a Lismore magistrate has spoken about the need for mental health and homelessness support.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

DO YOU use a six-digit passcode for your iPhone? If you answered yes, you need to change it right away to keep your content safe. Here’s why.

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.

Karaoke Cup raises funds and laughs

Karaoke Cup raises funds and laughs

Cancer Compassionate Fund's annual Lismore Corporate Karaoke Cup fundrasier brings businesses out for a song

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