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    Friends raise $8500 for shark attack victim

    premium_icon Friends raise $8500 for shark attack victim

    More than 70 people have raised the money since yesterday

    Our disregard for safety: Are we dare devils or just dumb?

    premium_icon Our disregard for safety: Are we dare devils or just dumb?

    SCU expert explains why we ignore safety warnings from authority

    Tropical Fruits involved in music festivals crisis

    premium_icon Tropical Fruits involved in music festivals crisis

    A crisis meeting was held in Sydney today

    School to rally against restrictions slashing school numbers

    premium_icon School to rally against restrictions slashing school numbers

    Public school in stoush with Education Department

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      YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

      YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

      A class action taken against the BOM could be on the cards

      The most important ingredient for parenting

      The most important ingredient for parenting

      Children need love in their lives to foster kindness and empathy

      Education might be best defence against scammers

      Education might be best defence against scammers

      Have you ever really considered the cost of having no education?

      Do you have Ukrainian heritage and don't know where to start looking

      Do you have Ukrainian heritage and don't know where to start...

      Do you have Ukrainian heritage and don't know where to start looking

      Weddings

        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?

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        Press 1 for heterosexual, 2 for gay, and 3 for a lesbian marriage. And if you wish...

        Pets

          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

          Roxy the miracle pup.

          Roxy the miracle pup.

          Roxy the miracle pup has been given the all-clear by the vet who has treated her...

          Photography: Pets with disabilities

          Photography: Pets with disabilities

          Portland-based Carli Davidson is an award-winning photographer and experienced...

          Photos

            Local History

              She is one of the most famous Queens in history, but the story of the demise of Mary Queen of Scots is more horrendous than you think.

              Queen’s gruesome, botched death

              Forced to strip to her underwear in front of dozens of witnesses

              On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

              Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

              Some suggest Valentine was beheaded for helping Christians escape.

              A DECADES old mystery involving a young, well-known Bundaberg woman has never been solved.

              premium_icon Mystery lingers decades after Bundaberg woman went missing

              What happened to Marjorie Norval on November 11, 1938?

              Mackay pair celebrate 64 years of matrimony and share their thoughts about how to make love last.

              premium_icon A dance starts lasting love affair

              Hard work is the secret to a long marriage