COVID-19 knocks Northern Rivers business confidence

premium_icon COVID-19 knocks Northern Rivers business confidence

‘The responses from business owners across the State are no surprise, but at the...

Premier calls boy worried about Easter bunny visiting

premium_icon Premier calls boy worried about Easter bunny visiting

EIGHT year old Ollie wrote a letter to Gladys Berejiklian saying he would leave...

COVID BATTLE RAMPS UP: Police, health officials join forces

premium_icon COVID BATTLE RAMPS UP: Police, health officials join forces

Easter holiday period marks a “crucial” moment

Expert’s warning for parents during coronavirus pandemic

premium_icon Expert’s warning for parents during coronavirus pandemic

There will be a tsunami of mental health issues in youths due to the coronavirus...

Cross-Border Commissioner says closing NSW won’t help

premium_icon Cross-Border Commissioner says closing NSW won’t help

“THE rules are very clear. The restrictions … prohibit people coming on...

Northern Rivers residents dob on holiday-makers

premium_icon Northern Rivers residents dob on holiday-makers

Local police swamped with calls about non-essential travellers

How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

premium_icon How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

Coronavirus expected to hurt state budget

Dad loses discrimination case against education department

premium_icon Dad loses discrimination case against education department

Father loses discrimination case against Education Queensland

Private schools ordered to reopen after Easter

Private schools ordered to reopen after Easter

Private schools risk losing funding if they do not re-open

Dangers of accessing super early

premium_icon Dangers of accessing super early

Hundreds of thousands of Australians want to access super early

Three days of thunderstorms, weather bureau warns

Three days of thunderstorms, weather bureau warns

Northern Rivers can expect storms on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

WEATHER EXPLAINED: Why 2019 was warmest, driest on record

premium_icon WEATHER EXPLAINED: Why 2019 was warmest, driest on record

“TEMPERATURES were well beyond previous records”: BOM.

Indoor weather on the horizon, so just stay inside

premium_icon Indoor weather on the horizon, so just stay inside

THIS weeks weather forecast offers even more reasons to stay inside.

Northern Rivers gets first taste of the end of summer

premium_icon Northern Rivers gets first taste of the end of summer

YOU know it’s cold when people are wearing jackets and beanies in Byron Bay.

Opinion

    Questions remain over JobKeeper lifeline

    premium_icon Questions remain over JobKeeper lifeline

    JobKeeper passes federal parliament without amendment

    Maybe it's meant to be a time to just Be Still

    premium_icon Maybe it's meant to be a time to just Be Still

    The coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe feeds on fear

    Join in a Houseparty? I’d rather lick a shopping trolley

    premium_icon Join in a Houseparty? I’d rather lick a shopping trolley

    Opinion: If home is where the heart is, bringing my messy, demanding job into the...

    How do we reset the tourism industry?

    premium_icon How do we reset the tourism industry?

    “AMONG the chaos and devastation from this global health crisis, an opportunity...

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      ’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

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      Girls claiming to have coronavirus cough, spit at train inspector

      Dutton was in isolation for 25 days

      Dutton was in isolation for 25 days

      Peter Dutton has finally been released from self-isolation

      PM’s message: ‘Easter will be different’

      PM’s message: ‘Easter will be different’

      PM’s Easter message to Australians ahead of long weekend

      NRL confirms season return date

      NRL confirms season return date

      NRL 2020 season start date confirmed in dramatic announcement

      Sport

        North Coast rugby team hit hard by restrictions

        premium_icon North Coast rugby team hit hard by restrictions

        PLAYER recruitment and retention will be an issue for this team during the...

        Jockey celebrates first win as a trainer

        premium_icon Jockey celebrates first win as a trainer

        RARE result with current jockey winning race as a trainer at Ballina Jockey...

        Former Socceroo directs his passion to a new set of goals

        premium_icon Former Socceroo directs his passion to a new set of goals

        CRAIG Foster is urging the Far North Coast sporting community to volunteer their...

        Ballina to host first race meet since pandemic started

        premium_icon Ballina to host first race meet since pandemic started

        "WE have to do whatever we can to keep going.”

        National Sport

          Secret deal reveals Ferrari cover-up

          Secret deal reveals Ferrari cover-up

          Ferrari and Formula 1 engine 'cheating' dispute settled

          Nine goes nuclear in NRL war

          Nine goes nuclear in NRL war

          Channel issues response to Todd Greenberg

          Australia reacts to ‘crazy’ virtual racing

          Australia reacts to ‘crazy’ virtual racing

          Australia reacts to the inaugural Supercars All Stars Eseries event

          DEBATE: Is an isolated NRL competition really a good idea?

          premium_icon DEBATE: Is an isolated NRL competition really a good idea?

          Are we this desperate for footy, or is continuing to play in a ‘bubble’ a step too...

          Tenterfield News

            Step up to clean up for fish

            premium_icon Step up to clean up for fish

            TENTERFIELD residents are encouraged to help clean up the region’s waterways after...

            Tenterfield prepares for future, welcomes new holding tank

            premium_icon Tenterfield prepares for future, welcomes new holding tank

            A NEW holding tank is being installed by Tenterfield Shire Council to help improve...

            Water restrictions lifted for most parts of Tenterfield Shire

            premium_icon Water restrictions lifted for most parts of Tenterfield...

            WHICH water restrictions remain in place for the Tenterfield region?

            HOORAY: Tenterfield Dam is spilling over

            premium_icon HOORAY: Tenterfield Dam is spilling over

            “THE lifting of spirits around the town is tangible and a real feeling that we can...

            Lifting the lid on burial costs across the Northern Rivers

            premium_icon Lifting the lid on burial costs across the Northern Rivers

            WE compare the prices of interment in six local government areas.

            Community

              NORPA secures four-year funding

              premium_icon NORPA secures four-year funding

              THE Federal Government confirmed $1,295,000 over four years for NORPA from 2021.

              ROUGH LANDING: Future uncertain for Ballina airport

              premium_icon ROUGH LANDING: Future uncertain for Ballina airport

              Passenger numbers, income expected to drop dramatically

              Goodbye BlazeAid volunteers and thanks for the fencing

              premium_icon Goodbye BlazeAid volunteers and thanks for the fencing

              THEY came in our hour of need after the devastating bushfires.

              What's On

                What to watch over the Easter long weekend

                premium_icon What to watch over the Easter long weekend

                WE'RE all being urged to stay at home. Here's what to watch.

                Netflix fans too scared to sleep after watching The Platform

                Netflix fans too scared to sleep after watching The...

                Horror fans get more than they bargained for with new Netflix movie.

                Radically different streaming launches

                Radically different streaming launches

                This new streaming service couldn’t be more different from Netflix.

                GIG GUIDE: Online is where all the fun is now

                GIG GUIDE: Online is where all the fun is now

                NORTHERN Rivers artists have set up a number of different online gigs to keep us...

                Local Business News

                  REVEALED: Future-proofing the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport

                  premium_icon REVEALED: Future-proofing the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport

                  AIRPORT manager Julie Sewart said staff were working hard to plan for predicted...

                  When is the new Ballina service centre opening?

                  premium_icon When is the new Ballina service centre opening?

                  WILL the $26 million facility open as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic?

                  Drastic changes proposed to Ballina council fees, charges

                  premium_icon Drastic changes proposed to Ballina council fees, charges

                  A REPORT outlining new, removed and adjusted council fees and charges for 2020/21...

                  Lifestyle

                    How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

                    premium_icon How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

                    Firm puts 800 employees to work on face shields

                    ‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

                    premium_icon ‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

                    Stylist to stars Jo Ferguson remembered

                    Biggest change to Cadbury in 50 years

                    Biggest change to Cadbury in 50 years

                    Marble chocolate bar returns to shelves with new company logo

                    Are childcare centres still safe?

                    Are childcare centres still safe?

                    Is it safe to send your kids to daycare?

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                      Entertainment

                        Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

                        premium_icon Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

                        Government funding won’t be enough to keep the music playing.

                        MAFS star slams ‘flop’ of a season

                        MAFS star slams ‘flop’ of a season

                        One of this year’s brides has turned on the program.

                        Star opens doors to his $100m marble-covered mega mansion

                        Star opens doors to his $100m marble-covered mega mansion

                        'It will be one of the things I leave behind, it had to be timeless'

                        Trump quizzed on pardon for Joe Exotic

                        Trump quizzed on pardon for Joe Exotic

                        President comments on Tiger King star

                        Real Estate

                          New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

                          premium_icon New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

                          New rental laws protect domestic violence survivors

                          Coronavirus protection for renters

                          premium_icon Coronavirus protection for renters

                          Landlords barred from evicting tenants who can’t pay during pandemic

                          Rush for northern exposure

                          premium_icon Rush for northern exposure

                          Developer swoops on site with $8.7m deal in residential hotspot

                          Jobs

                            Costco gifts Aussie employees $750 bonus

                            Costco gifts Aussie employees $750 bonus

                            Coronavirus Australia: Costco gifts employees $750 bonus

                            Local businesses ‘soldier on’ thanks to wage subsidies

                            premium_icon Local businesses ‘soldier on’ thanks to wage subsidies

                            “IF YOU have good staff, the last thing you want to do is lose them.”

                            New jobs on offer amid virus shutdown

                            New jobs on offer amid virus shutdown

                            Jobs on offer right now in the wake of COVID-19 shutdowns

                            Motoring

                              Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

                              premium_icon Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

                              Petrol prices dip below $1 but no one wants to buy it

                              Toyota’s recall on most popular cars

                              Toyota’s recall on most popular cars

                              A range of models from the world’s largest manufacturer recalled

                              L-plater fined $1600 for driving with mum

                              L-plater fined $1600 for driving with mum

                              "We didn't think for one minute we would be doing anything wrong"