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Tue 19 Nov 2019

Aussie Farm group stripped of charity status

premium_icon Aussie Farm group stripped of charity status

What does this move mean for South Burnett farmers whose details are published on the map?

A new online era: More for you every day of the week

A new online era: More for you every day of the week

We’ve been telling the stories of the Ballina Shire for decades, bringing local news and information to your front door. Today, we enter a new era

11 major projects under way in the Ballina Shire

premium_icon 11 major projects under way in the Ballina Shire

MILLIONS of dollars will be spent improving infrastructure and facilities across the region.

Work starts on long-awaited extension of Lennox Head road

premium_icon Work starts on long-awaited extension of Lennox Head road

THE project has been on the cards for many years, and now it is finally under way.

Artists emerge after two years of study

premium_icon Artists emerge after two years of study

THESE graduating visual art students are having their first taste at showcasing their works to the world.

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Local news you can use plus great rewards

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Your questions answered on Premium digital subscription

Your questions answered on Premium digital subscription

Your local website is moving to a premium paywall model, where some stories will only be able to be accessed by subscribers. Your questions are answered here.

Tracey hangs up her fundraising fascinator

premium_icon Tracey hangs up her fundraising fascinator

HER lavish events event got a well-kown local lady hancuffed by police once, but it was all for a great cause.

How you can win a river of cash

premium_icon How you can win a river of cash

CASH incentive to lure shoppers over Christmas.

The key to a happy marriage is respect ... and wine

premium_icon The key to a happy marriage is respect ... and wine

FROM mutual respect to a glass of wine, Sally and John Lowry share their key to marital success.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Developer's final statement on project before DA closes

premium_icon Developer's final statement on project before DA closes

What happens next after submissions on controversial 175-lot riverside project?

How a 'usual night at the RSL' turned into $1.2M win

premium_icon How a 'usual night at the RSL' turned into $1.2M win

A BALLINA man faced a difficult dilemma over the weekend - he's wondering how to spend his huge prize haul.

Legal battle over plans for new beachside home

premium_icon Legal battle over plans for new beachside home

BALLINA Shire Council refused the development application, but the owner has taken the matter to court.

Bora Ridge fire back to Watch & Act

Bora Ridge fire back to Watch & Act

The bush fire is burning near Bungawalbin, New Italy and The Gap. and has burnt more than 15,800 hectares and is out of control.

Sun 17 Nov 2019

60 paddle protesters against village river development

premium_icon 60 paddle protesters against village river development

Community divided on 175-house riverside development, DA submissions close on Monday

Fri 15 Nov 2019

HEALTH ALERT: Smoke to continue affecting air quality

HEALTH ALERT: Smoke to continue affecting air quality

BOM and health authorities are reminding residents to stay vigilant and take precautions about their health while bush fire smoke affects air quality.

Fisho shares where fish are biting in Tweed

premium_icon Fisho shares where fish are biting in Tweed

Fishos can expect to hook a mangrove jack in the Tweed River as the water’s temperature rises

Bushfire seasons stretching into winter: Climate Council

premium_icon Bushfire seasons stretching into winter: Climate Council

NEW report findings claim bush fire conditions are now more dangerous than in the past due to climate change.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

When bushfires create their own 'perfect storm'

premium_icon When bushfires create their own 'perfect storm'

THE clouds can cause dangerous and unpredictable changes in fire behaviour, making fires more difficult and hazardous to fight.

Full list of schools closed on Thursday

Full list of schools closed on Thursday

INFORMATION about public, independent and Catholic schools, plus TAFE.

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