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    Will a New Italy service centre destroy Woodburn businesses?

    Premium Content Will a New Italy service centre destroy Woodburn businesses?

    Plans to build a new service centre on the highway are progressing.

    ‘Snippet of white man’s history’ set to be demolished

    Premium Content ‘Snippet of white man’s history’ set to be demolished

    Ballina councillors rejected a motion to keep Lennox Head pavilion

    5000 baby fish puts dam on track to become fishing hotspot

    Premium Content 5000 baby fish puts dam on track to become fishing hotspot

    Not that long ago, the fire-ravaged dam was almost empty

    EXPLAINED: What changes to council’s structure really mean

    Premium Content EXPLAINED: What changes to council’s structure really mean

    “It is now time to set up our organisation for the next phase"

    Your Story

      Shoplifting is not a victimless crime!

      Shoplifting is not a victimless crime!

      So there I was doing my regular shopping at one of our major supermarkets.

      Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

      Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

      Owning a small business is a constant exercise of adaptation

      First steps into climate action easier than you think

      First steps into climate action easier than you think

      One massive cost savings for schools and childcare centres

      YOUR SAY: Queensland's conversion therapy ban - a first for Australia

      YOUR SAY: Queensland's conversion therapy ban - a first for...

      No one should dictate to a person what their sexuality should be

      Weddings

        In pictures: Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell tie the knot

        Premium Content In pictures: Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell tie the knot

        Bindi Irwin has opened up her wedding album to the world just weeks after tying the...

        Readers wedding photos

        Readers wedding photos

        Northern Star readers have shared their wedding photos with us.

        Top Northern Rivers wedding locations

        Top Northern Rivers wedding locations

        We asked on Facebook for your favourite wedding locations and many people were kind...

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        Pets

          iPhone 12 cameras put to the test

          Premium Content iPhone 12 cameras put to the test

          How good are the new cameras on the iPhone 12? Take a look at some of the photos we...

          The cutest furbabies going around

          Premium Content The cutest furbabies going around

          Who doesn’t love their dog, they’re man’s best friend? Check out these 70+ photos...

          Top 25 cutest dogs of the Northern Rivers

          Top 25 cutest dogs of the Northern Rivers

          The Northern Rivers sure have some cute dogs in their midst

          Local History

            Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

            Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

            Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old penis engraving on rock

            ‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

            Premium Content ‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

            A secret society is fighting to save its home of 130 years

            Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

            Premium Content Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

            A seasoned naturalist says the nudist haven is his ‘life’s work’

            ‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

            Premium Content ‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

            Mary Browning remembers life in Surfers Paradise when it was still bush