Regional News

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Big change coming for heart health checks

Big change coming for heart health checks

A change is coming for all Australians after a major Heart Foundation and News Corp campaign win — and it’s set to save more lives.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

We’re supposed to be a month into sunny spring weather but this weekend is going to look more like winter with thunderstorms and chilly days.

FIRE UPDATE: 45 homes destroyed in devastating bushfires

FIRE UPDATE: 45 homes destroyed in devastating bushfires

OF the homes destroyed, 37 were impacted by the Busbys Flat Road fire.

‘Double homeless’: Boy watches house burn

‘Double homeless’: Boy watches house burn

An eight-year-old boy has described watching his dad fight to save the house they were about to buy burn to the ground as bushfires still rage in NSW.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

New details of Hemsworth’s $20m mansion

New details of Hemsworth’s $20m mansion

Fresh photos have revealed hundreds of clever new additions to Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky’s controversial Byron Bay pad.

Breakout star blitzes ARIA nominations

Breakout star blitzes ARIA nominations

Just a year after busking on the streets, Tones and I will join some of music’s biggest names at the 2019 ARIA Awards. See the full list here.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Blaze so bad fireys had 'never experienced' anything like it

Blaze so bad fireys had 'never experienced' anything like it

More than 30 homes and buildings have been lost in a massive fire which has burnt through more than 13,000 hectares of land.

'F--king hell... I'm so grateful': Emotional thanks for RFS

'F--king hell... I'm so grateful': Emotional thanks for RFS

A WOMAN has thanked the RFS and Twitter for saving her dad's life, after he tried to shelter from a raging bushfire in a shed.

Houses exploding, nowhere to hide: Bushfire catastrophe

Houses exploding, nowhere to hide: Bushfire catastrophe

A FIREY who is now in hospital after an ember went in his eye has given a frightening account of the Rappville bushfire and the devastation it has caused.

‘Everything is gone’: Firestorm disaster

‘Everything is gone’: Firestorm disaster

A disaster situation is unfolding across NSW and Queensland, with dozens of homes destroyed and one village utterly devastated.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

THANKYOU: The firies keeping us safe when disaster strikes

THANKYOU: The firies keeping us safe when disaster strikes

ASSOCIATION thanks volunteer firefighters and their families for their efforts in recent bushfires.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Have you changed your beach habits due to sharks?

Have you changed your beach habits due to sharks?

YOU can tell researchers if you have changed your behaviours to avoid the risk of shark attacks at workshops in Ballina and Byron Bay.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

WATCH: Heartbreaking moment raging fire approached farm

WATCH: Heartbreaking moment raging fire approached farm

THE Rural Fire Service has posted terrifying footage of the fast-moving fire near Tenterfield, showing a farmer desperately trying to save livestock.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

NSW clears way for legal and late term abortions

NSW clears way for legal and late term abortions

A bill to decriminalise abortion was debated for nearly 40 hours, making it the third longest debate in the NSW Upper House.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Hollywood star joined climate heroes at protest

Hollywood star joined climate heroes at protest

'WHAT do we Want? Climate action!'

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Device which put Mullumbimby in lockdown a confirmed bomb

Device which put Mullumbimby in lockdown a confirmed bomb

A BOMB expert was flown in to assess the explosive device.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

UPDATE: Investigations under way after uni lockdown

UPDATE: Investigations under way after uni lockdown

"THIS has been a stressful few hours and I want to thank everyone for their amazing patience and co-operation."

Mon 9 Sep 2019

HIGHWAY CLOSED: Conditions worsen as fire approaches Drake

HIGHWAY CLOSED: Conditions worsen as fire approaches Drake

STRONG winds will see the bushfire reach Drake tonight, and fire crews are desperately working to protect properties in the path of the blaze.

How to repay your home loan fast

How to repay your home loan fast

Follow these steps to take advantage of falling home loan interest rates and pay off your mortgage quicker, saving you thousands of dollars.

Multi-vehicle crash on Pacific Hwy

Multi-vehicle crash on Pacific Hwy

TRAFFIC is affected after three vehicles were involved in an incident on the Pacific Highway south of Woodburn this morning.

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