Girls' 'hard core' surfing at Lennox

Girls' 'hard core' surfing at Lennox

"The day was all about wise wave selection”

Big tides are the perfect time to wet a line

Big tides are the perfect time to wet a line

Ballina's Brett Hyde gives his fishing tips for the week

Internationally acclaimed artist helps kids paint big canvas

Internationally acclaimed artist helps kids paint big canvas

The work is part of a Ballina development's public art program


SPORTS RESULTS: Comprehensive results from across the Shire

SPORTS RESULTS: Comprehensive results from across the Shire

ALL your athletics, bowls, bridge and golf results from the Ballina Shire competitions.

Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

THE organisation has helped hundreds of people over the years.

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

THE work will be finished in time for Ballina's popular annual skateboarding competition.

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

TWO new roundabouts and an underpass are being built as part of a new development at Skennars Head.

New tourism guide shows off the jewels of Ballina Shire

New tourism guide shows off the jewels of Ballina Shire

VISITOR numbers have hit the one million mark -- where's your favourite place in our region?


Artist a finalist in 'Archibald Prize for bird painters'

Artist a finalist in 'Archibald Prize for bird painters'

A NORTHERN Rivers artist's incredible painting of an osprey has been named a finalist in a prestigious art prize.

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals first stores to close

The discount department store favourite has announced the first batch of stores to close next year and all three are in the same city.

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

More than two million Australians are being urged to check their pay slips to ensure they have received a pay rise.

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

A teenager who left her passenger terrified as she played a game with oncoming cars is in police sights after she posted it on Snapchat.

Local lender bcu responds to RBA interest rate cut

Local lender bcu responds to RBA interest rate cut

bcu passes on the latest Reserve Bank of Australia rate cut.

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

You could face years in jail for paying more than $10,000 in cash

Home and Away star dead at 41

Home and Away star dead at 41

Actor who played Jesse McGregor has died

The Barron of Australian comedy

The Barron of Australian comedy

Comedian Carl Barron is heading to Lismore.

MAFS star filmed in footy scuffle

MAFS star filmed in footy scuffle

MAFS‘ Susie Bradley removed from Todd Carney’s game after clash

UPDATE: Police locate missing child

UPDATE: Police locate missing child

The boy reported missing by his father yesterday has been found

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

BALLINA'S Rev 'Shorty' Brown fought in the Vietnam War battle

Sport

Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

Controversial player shelves plans to return to NRL

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

"Much sadness" after death of mentor and good friend

Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

Sheffield Shield wrap: Bulls top order crumbles with Tassie on top

National Sport

    Bloodbath after Trump’s China demand

    Bloodbath after Trump’s China demand

    "We don’t need China and, frankly, would be…better off without them"

    11 days that destroyed Miley and Liam

    11 days that destroyed Miley and Liam

    They decided to keep their time apart low-key…until it hit the press

    Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

    Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

    "I felt that the good Lord was sitting on my shoulder"

    ABC planning talent shake-up

    ABC planning talent shake-up

    Australia's public broadcaster is pushing for major change

    Man’s creepy lie to hide alleged assault

    Man’s creepy lie to hide alleged assault

    Man allegedly sexually abused girl after luring her from Sydney wharf

    Adani to help triple coal exports to India

    Adani to help triple coal exports to India

    New report has flagged Indian-owned coal mines triple exports

    Business News

      Frightening iPhone test results

      Frightening iPhone test results

      Apple iPhone 7 radiation test prompts FCC investigation: report

      ‘UberEats wiped out $30k overnight’

      ‘UberEats wiped out $30k overnight’

      ‘It’s quite a stitch-up’

      Nando’s $2500 insult after flood wipe-out

      Nando’s $2500 insult after flood wipe-out

      "I had to strip everything out"

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        First look at new Star Wars series

        First look at new Star Wars series

        Disney releases first official trailer for new Star Wars series

        Marvel superhero series’ in the works

        Marvel superhero series’ in the works

        Disney+ announces several Marvel live-action series’

        Celebs crusade against Amazon fires

        Celebs crusade against Amazon fires

        Celebrities use social to show concern about Amazonian fire

        Secrets behind Taylor Swift’s new lyrics

        Secrets behind Taylor Swift’s new lyrics

        Swift has taken aim at celebrities in her new album

        Real Estate

        The warning that could collapse the apartment market

        The warning that could collapse the apartment market

        Unit owners have been warned to sell as soon as possible

        Are these Australia’s cheapest blocks of land?

        Are these Australia’s cheapest blocks of land?

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        Couple’s hack to saving $60k in two years

        Couple’s hack to saving $60k in two years

        Imagine living in beautiful (but pricey) cities without paying rent

        ‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

        ‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

        Student launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”

        ‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

        ‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

        ‘Bizarre’ ensuite with no barriers horrifying the internet

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        Jobs

        Is this Australia’s most unique job?

        Is this Australia’s most unique job?

        "You get into a rhythm and I’m used to it, I’ve done it for so long"

        Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

        Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

        Aussies turning their backs on $17,000-a-week tradie jobs, boss claims

        Creating jobs the top govt priority: PM

        Creating jobs the top govt priority: PM

        Anthony Albanese has used his first question to Scott Morrison

        Job ads fall as workers take off

        Job ads fall as workers take off

        Number of jobs ads on SEEK falls as more workers take leave

        Now’s the time to ask for more pay

        Now’s the time to ask for more pay

        Companies have had it good for too long, time for your share

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        Motoring

        4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

        4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

        Drivers have their say on the hot topic up for review by the NTC

        The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

        The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

        What's the best option? Automatic or manual?

        Tested: The unlikely muscle car

        Tested: The unlikely muscle car

        Underneath this hulking exterior lies the heart of an animal.

        This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

        This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

        Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia

        Surprise new car sales success

        Surprise new car sales success

        These are the motoring highlights and lowlights of the past month.

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