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Business outlook improves, but government support still needed

Premium Content Business outlook improves, but government support still...

BUSINESS NSW’s quarterly Business Conditions Survey revealed the first bounce in business confidence in a year.

SEVERE STORM WARNING: Large hail, damaging winds expected

SEVERE STORM WARNING: Large hail, damaging winds expected

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for the Northern Rivers this afternoon.

Mum fights for life after getaway ends in horror crash

Premium Content Mum fights for life after getaway ends in horror crash

Beloved Forest Lake mother and paralegal Dee Smiley is fighting for her life after a weekend getaway ended with a horror crash that left her in a coma.

Security guard dies after two-week fight following assault

Premium Content Security guard dies after two-week fight following assault

A shopping centre security guard, and former police officer, who was allegedly assaulted at work, is being remembered as a ‘beautiful soul’.

Cash bonus Aussies could miss out on

Cash bonus Aussies could miss out on

Older Australians are urged to check their eligibility to receive a government handout that could fill wallets up before the deadline kicks in.

Coroner to decide if fatal shooting of inmate was criminal

Premium Content Coroner to decide if fatal shooting of inmate was criminal

THE Aboriginal man was fatally shot by correctional officers outside Lismore Base Hospital in 2019.

Latest instalment in Mullum Madness coming to silver screen

Premium Content Latest instalment in Mullum Madness coming to silver screen

Film delves into some of the creative ‘firsts’ in the alternative scene of the Northern Rivers

‘Ms Maguire’: Gladys attacked by reporter

‘Ms Maguire’: Gladys attacked by reporter

The NSW Premier as been grilled by reporters over a shredding scandal linked to $250 million in council grants during a hostile press conference.

Grim new date for overseas travel

Grim new date for overseas travel

It’s the timeline that keeps shifting. But the World Tourism Organisation has revealed when they think we will be flying overseas again.

Student impaled in groin in freak high school accident

Premium Content Student impaled in groin in freak high school accident

A Gold Coast high school student has been impaled in the groin by a javelin in a horrific accident during a PE session.

Child killer’s sick porn ‘attraction’ in jail

Child killer’s sick porn ‘attraction’ in jail

Details of child killer Jon Venables’ top secret life behind bars have been released, including his revolting “coping” mechanisms.

US Election: Who is winning with one week left?

US Election: Who is winning with one week left?

This time next week, we’ll be counting the votes in the US election. This is what the polls say as we enter the final stretch of the campaign.

Teachers stood aside ‘telling students to take off trousers’

Premium Content Teachers stood aside ‘telling students to take off trousers’

Two teachers have been “stood aside” after a field excursion in which students were allegedly told to take off trousers – then watched with night vision goggles

Greg Armstrong murder: Man not guilty of cold case killing

Premium Content Greg Armstrong murder: Man not guilty of cold case killing

The man accused of murdering Gregory Armstrong more than 23 years ago has walked from court after a judge found him not guilty of the cold case killing.

‘Not rational’: Gladys slams Qld over border

Premium Content ‘Not rational’: Gladys slams Qld over border

Gladys Berejiklian says she’s becoming increasingly frustrated by the Premier’s hard border stance, saying she would work better with Deb Frecklington.

Shock development plan raises questions about jobs, land

Premium Content Shock development plan raises questions about jobs, land

THE State Government has announced a $100 million plan for a mega school, so how will it work?

'Costly, unnecessary': Fresh opposition to Dunoon dam

Premium Content 'Costly, unnecessary': Fresh opposition to Dunoon dam

“THE proposed Dunoon Dam is the latest symptom of this unsustainable growth system that leads to overdevelopment.”

Rain or shine? BOM’s summer weather forecast

Premium Content Rain or shine? BOM’s summer weather forecast

BOM’s has released the climate outlook for the Far North Coast from November to January.

Stunning film delves into alien-looking world of fungi

Premium Content Stunning film delves into alien-looking world of fungi

NORTHERN Rivers filmmakers are about to release their first feature documentary called Planet Fungi, filmed in India.

COVID border breach accused pair face court

Premium Content COVID border breach accused pair face court

Two of the women charged with breaching Queensland’s strict border controls after they allegedly produced false or misleading documents to officials.

Sex cult leader’s astonishing sentence

Sex cult leader’s astonishing sentence

The mastermind behind sex cult NXIVM – known for recruiting famous actresses – will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Deluge sends construction site run-off into pristine bay

Premium Content Deluge sends construction site run-off into pristine bay

Residents have voiced their contamination fears after a deluge sent run-off flowing from a construction site into a pristine bay.

Govt’s recovery plan ‘not popular’

Govt’s recovery plan ‘not popular’

The Government has a plan that is thinks will solve climate change and turn the economy around. An overwhelming majority of Aussies think it’s no good.

Politicians fail to face facts on environment

Premium Content Politicians fail to face facts on environment

VOICES FOR THE EARTH: While UK, Canada and New Zealand sign the Pledge For Nature, Australia has cut university funding and backed bushfire ‘anti-science’.

BREAKING: $100M plan to combine education campuses

Premium Content BREAKING: $100M plan to combine education campuses

A FOUR-year plan to rollout a new $100 million kindergarten to Year 12 campus has been unveiled by the State Government.

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