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Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

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Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

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Scavengers run amok at Vinnies

Property owners fed up with charity bins


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'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

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Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

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Holiday traffic already causing headaches

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Cause of mass bee death a mystery

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Funds help auxiliary to provide trolley

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Harsh new road rule you need to know

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Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

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Car crash closes highway at Ballina

Two-car crash near Ballina, and a separate truck crash near Maclean

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Terror as sharks circle stranded fishermen

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UPDATE: Lengthy cleanup for overnight truck crash

UPDATE: Lengthy cleanup for overnight truck crash

All emergency services are still on the scene

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

Sunny weather set to move aside for the weekend

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

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'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

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    Big changes to parking fines

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    The issues impacting Sydney’s liveability

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    Suburbs where prices are still booming

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    TERRIFIED: Roaming pigs corner elderly woman

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    'Born in a refugee camp': Qld man launches fashion line

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