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Man behind Northern Rivers' most iconic photographs has passed away

Red alert for blue-green algae at popular lake

Red alert for blue-green algae at popular lake

THE alert was raised by Ballina Shire Council today.

Will the historic Tabulam bridge be saved at the 11th hour?

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DEMOLITION works were expected to start this week, but a local cattle farmer has...

Man extradited and charged with murder over bikie shooting

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A man has appeared in Tweed court after being charged with murder

'They would pretty much drill a hole in his head'

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After a setback for their son, Ballina family wants to help others

Paramedics assess patients on scene of two-car crash

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Rip-off warning: AFL tickets back on sale for $1k each

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Warning for AFL fans looking to buy grand final tickets from resellers online

Pressure mounts as Biden avoids rallies

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s campaign moves ahead of next presidential debate

COAST PANIC: Ship may have 'never before seen' COVID strain

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Schapelle quits SAS after dumb mistake

Schapelle quits SAS after dumb mistake

Schapelle Corby has walked off SAS Australia

Official severe weather outlook released by BOM

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Heatwaves claim more lives than any other natural hazard

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Heightened risk of dangerous heatwaves, BoM has warned

Hail falling across parts of the Northern Rivers

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A little lunch-time storm has popped up

Strong winds, dry weather, fire danger, hazardous surf

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    Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

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    Hugh Sheridan shows being gay is no longer a career killer

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    Dan’s new plan shows he doesn’t trust bungling bureaucrats

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      PHOTOS: Did we snap you at the NRRRL grand final?

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      AN ENTHUSIASTIC crowd were on hand at Kingsford Smith Park in Ballina to watch four...

      ’The monkey is off their back’ after women’s NRRRL win

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      Ballina 'digs deep' to win NRRRL grand final

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      It was a hard-fought victory for the Ballina team

      NRRRL U18s grand final halted due to crowd breaches

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      Organisers begged punters to follow rules so they could stay open

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        Gold gone from Wallabies’ new Indigenous jersey

        Gold gone from Wallabies’ new Indigenous jersey

        Wallabies 2020 Indigenous jersey unveiled, to be worn against All Blacks

        Cursed Ferrari: Why F1 season has been $450 million bust

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        WBBL prankster still paying price for Instagram ban

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        Early Crows: Adelaide players already back in training

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        Adelaide Crows players hit the training track

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          Highway to close for blasting work

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          MOTORISTS urged to plan their travel ahead of planned highway closures.

          What is reopening in Tenterfield?

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          WITH restrictions easing, a number of Tenterfield Shire Council-operated facilities...

          Changed traffic conditions at Bolivia Hill

          Changed traffic conditions at Bolivia Hill

          HIGHWAY set for temporary closures while blasting work is carried out.

          ‘Cruel’ timing for Target store closures

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          Workers should get jobs at Bunnings or Officeworks, says Lismore MP

          5 things you’ll pay more for under council's proposed budget

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          Waste collection and swimming pool entry will be more expensive

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            Emotional win for woman fighting against homelessness

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            A NORTH Coast resident has claimed silver at a prestigious state awards.

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            Beach with no sand: Why Byron’s Main Beach is naked

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            Swimmers asked to find safer locations to enjoy the sea

            How boring jobs led to a new alcoholic kombucha business

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              Orchestra’s novel way to play music to the masses

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              THE ensemble is fundraising to be able to offer a number of free online classical...

              How Santa photos will change at our local shopping centres

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              Ballina Fair, Lismore Shopping Square explain plans for Santa pics

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              Free Ballina workshop could help change the film industry

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              More productions are being filmed here every year

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                THE founder got her idea after seeing too many kids in Goonellabah lashing out at...

                $11M SALE: Byron hills are alive with property boom

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                One property was short listed by 430 people

                Live music and local artists return to Northern Rivers venue

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                After a COVID lay-off, music is starting to make its way back into venues around...

                ON YOUR BIKE: Passage of Bill paves the way for rail trail

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                The passage of legislation enabling the first stage of the Casino to Murwillumbah...

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                  Victoria records one new virus case

                  Victoria records one new virus case

                  One new case, no deaths, 14-day average falls

                  The toxic kitchen ingredient putting your health at risk

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                  How pink salt could be damaging your health

                  'Is my phone listening?': Facebook mystery

                  'Is my phone listening?': Facebook mystery

                  A documentary has tackled big questions about social media but it fell short of...

                  Drastic plan considered for travellers

                  Drastic plan considered for travellers

                  Victorian government considering GPS trackers for overseas travellers

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                    SAS Australia opened with a death-defying helicopter stunt – but one contestant has revealed there’s a lot you didn’t see on TV.

                    Unseen truth of terrifying SAS stunt

                    Roxy Jacenko reveals brutal truth about helicopter stunt

                    Instagram’s algorithms are in hot water again after censoring an Aussie comedian’s semi-naked posts parodying unrealistic beauty standards. WARNING: Nudity

                    Outrage as Celeste’s post censored

                    Celeste Barber’s parody Instagram post of Candice Swanepoel photo restricted

                    An Aussie stand-up comic was bombarded with glass cups after he launched a verbal tirade at somebody in the crowd for speaking.

                    Comedian pelted with glass after tirade

                    An Aussie stand-up comic was bombarded with glass cups after he launched a verbal...

                    The 18 most confusing Hollywood movies have been revealed after analysing monthly search volumes for explainers, and a Leo film tops the list.

                    Most confusing film of all time revealed

                    The 18 most confusing Hollywood movies have been revealed

                    Real Estate

                      One of the Gold Coast’s most famous pubs will be demolished next year to make way for a “world class” $380 million  development. SEE THE PICTURES

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                      One of Gold Coast’s most famous pubs will be demolished next year

                      Already historically low interest rates could be cut to unprecedented levels within weeks. Find out what the ‘extreme’ measures mean and how long they will stay that way.

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                      Interest rates could be cut even further within weeks

                      ‘I want to support local businesses, trainers and whatever else I can tap into locally in order to promote our beautiful area’

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                      ‘I want to support local businesses, trainers and whatever else I can tap into...

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                        More than 79,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the events industry will be lost in 2020, with promoters warning the federal government urgent assistance is needed now.

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                        Live entertainment industry to lose two-thirds of jobs

                        About 1300 Australian businesses a day are signing up to the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program in a desperate bid to survive, shock new figures show.

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                        About 1300 Australian businesses a day are signing up to the Federal Government’s...

                        Australia’s top demographer Bernard Salt explains how the workforce is changing and what jobs will disappear. SEE THE VIDEO

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                        Motoring

                          A frustrated motorist who shared a photo of a message left on the windscreen of a car to Facebook has sparked a huge debate online.

                          Parking note left on car divides

                          Man’s ‘passive aggressive’ note on a Bondi car sparks divide

                          Here’s the SUV for those who want to keep up with the Jonses without decimating the budget.

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                          Just because you need to haul seven doesn’t mean driving performance has to be sacrificed, just ask the Skoda Kodiaq RS.

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