Legal poppies will make you die, not high

A NEW crop will be popping up across the state after all sides of politics agreed to lift a ban on poppy seed farming for medical use.

Police investigating Ballina incident

Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak with him.

Can you identify this man?

Rubbish collections back on agenda

BULKY RUBBISH: A Ballina Shire mayoral candidate has raised the issue of kerbside collections for the region.

Kerbside collections of bulky rubbish on the agenda

Battle over North Coast lake road continues

BATTLE FOR ROAD: Lennox Head's Stop the Lake Road Closure committee spokesperson Pip Carter (back, left) with NSW Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres who has described the decision to close the road as odd.

Battle to keep road open is not over

Local teen actor to star in cult horror

Nicholas Hamilton.

Nicholas Hamilton, 16, has cemented his Hollywood career

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YOUR SAY: MasterChef Australia serves up mediocre judges

Masterchef judge George Calombaris

George Calombaris 'well-noted for his bad table manners'

The most Colourful Vietnam Markets | Bac Ha Market!

Jolene Ejmont at the Most Colourful Markets in Vietnam, the famous Bac Ha Market!

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You can support diversity without misgivings

You can support diversity without misgivings

You can support diversity without misgivings

5 unique things to do in Kampot and Kep, Cambodia

The salt fields of Kampot.

"We had an awesome time exploring the countryside of both towns."

Pageant finalist aspires to be a "role model"

Gemma White

Philanthropy, fundraising and community work focus for pageant

Storytellers visit Angkor Wat temple complex

Jolene, Katie-Lee and Lily Ejmont at the famous Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia.

"One of a kind experience!" says traveller

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV unveiled

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is one of the most eagerly awaited cameras.

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV unveiled

Rio in pictures: 17 incredible moments from the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05: Fireworks explode over Maracana stadium with the Mangueira 'favela' community in the foreground during opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commenced tonight at the iconic stadium. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

These 17 images from Getty capture the true spirit of the Olympics, the joy, the...

Rio 2016 Aussie gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06:  Gold medalist Mack Horton of Australia poses during the medal ceremony for the Final of the Men's 400m Freestyle on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Australia won eight gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Rio 2016: This week's magic moments in pictures

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the Mens 200m final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Getty Images from week 2 of the Games

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James Mahoney, 79, is one of 19 fugitives police hope to catch as a part of Operation Roam.

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RIO 2016: Iconic Olympic photos

Anna Meares of Australia carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The world comes together at the Rio De Janeiro Olympics in Brazil. These incredible...

Federal Police support Wear It Purple Day

Federal Police show support for WearItPurple day.

Australian Federal Police release video in support of diversity amongst young...

Hilary Clinton links Trump to KKK

Clinton campaign releases ad that says Trump is the candidate of choice for...

Italian Earthquake: Aftershocks send rescuers running

Rescuers struggle to find survivors as aftershocks rock the region.

Rescuers have given up hope of finding more survivors as aftershocks create more...