‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

A massive penis-like sculpture is being taken apart.

Horror start to holidays on highway

Horror start to holidays on highway

Two early morning crashes signals horror start to busy summer period

Interlock drink driving laws expanded

Interlock drink driving laws expanded

The laws were expanded earlier this month.


80,000 lights: The true spirit of Christmas lives in Ballina

80,000 lights: The true spirit of Christmas lives in Ballina

VISITING Pat and Gynette Kennedy's home is a Northern Rivers Christmas tradition that has been going for 24 years.

Scary number of drivers falling asleep while driving

Scary number of drivers falling asleep while driving

A staggering number of NSW drivers have nodded off behind the wheel for a “microsleep” that can last as little as one second but still have deadly consequences.

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Beer drinkers say their new stubbies have lost something special, with that classic sound of "sttt" in the opening of a twist top now gone.

New equipment helps keep us safe in the water

New equipment helps keep us safe in the water

ORGANISATION plays a crucial role in patrolling our waterways.

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

POLICE will be clamping down on this behaviour that costs lives.


Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

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Scavengers run amok at Vinnies

Scavengers run amok at Vinnies

PROPERTY owners call to get rid of charity bins.

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

"OUR thoughts are with the family of this man and hope no one has to encounter this type of loss."

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

A FESTIVAL site and quarry were issued with penalty notices after spot inspections.

Holiday traffic already causing headaches

Holiday traffic already causing headaches

THE long weekend is just around the corner, but if you're planning to hit the road you'd better leave yourself extra travel time

Expect delays after Pacific Motorway crash

Expect delays after Pacific Motorway crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash

Car crashes into fast food restaurant

Car crashes into fast food restaurant

Man crashes car at Hungry Jacks

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

When she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Beach evacuated after 2m bull shark sighting

Beach evacuated after 2m bull shark sighting

Lifeguards have ordered swimmers and surfers out of the water

Pacific Highway crash: Traffic affected in both directions

Pacific Highway crash: Traffic affected in both directions

Emergency services have been called to the scene

Motorbike rider airlifted to hospital after crash

Motorbike rider airlifted to hospital after crash

The man suffered head and limb injuries in the crash

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'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

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'You are my hero': Boy's heartfelt note to football star

'You are my hero': Boy's heartfelt note to football star

Casino mum in tears after finding son's note to Johnathan Thurston

Seagulls soar into the final

Seagulls soar into the final

Ballina Seagulls prepare for grand final

National Sport

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    Melbourne rap artist charged with murdering Aiia Maasarwe

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    A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

    A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

    Children lose their lives in hot cars due to inattention from parents

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    “As you can see, she has her seat belt on too. Safety first!”

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    He was hoping to score some brownie points that day...

    What we missed in Gillette controversy

    What we missed in Gillette controversy

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      Digital-only banks now available in Australia

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      Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

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