Making Surf Alley pop...

NEW placemaking project to revamp surf alley and honour the names of local surfers.

Officer who gave up his life saving swimmer, is remembered

Constable 1st Class Andrew James Murray.

On a holiday trip to Byron Bay in 1989 Const Murray lost his life

Byron's illegal holiday let party over

PARTY'S OVER: Byron Shire has decided to crack down on illegal holiday letting as tenants are creating too much noise and other nuisance to residents.

Residents get council support against illegal holiday letting

CWA roar into town on two wheels and four

WOMEN ON A MISSION: Far North Coast CWA Group Council members Alison Larcher, Laine Ballard, Anne Kotz (group president) Janet Twohill, Jennifer Taylor (Grou sec.) Anne Parrington and motorcycling member Margaret Seydel at Alstonville on March 23, 2017.

Big hearts, determination and a positive attitude at the CWA meeting

"Benign" weather for North Coast while Qld braces for cyclone

Queensland braces for category five Cyclone Debbie

Current road closures across Northern Rivers

Never drive, walk or ride in floodwaters.

Road closures are still in place around the region

How police busted teen Byron Bay 'drug king'

Byron Bay's Flynn Brown, 18, has pleadud guilty to drugs charges.

HSC student was living 'well beyond his means', say police

Ryan Adams announces Byron Bay show

Ryan Adams is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, poet and painter.

Do You Still Love Me? and more hits

Season opener to honour Pauly

HOME GAME: Byron Rugby's Craig Wallace on the rampage last season.

Byron Rugby's first home game.

PHOTOS: For doof's sake, make them stop

Another recent illegal doof on the beach at Byron Bay.

Byron residents fed up with doofs up the ante to can 'Moonrise' rave

Aldi is making a big change

Aldi is rolling out a new logo for the first time in a decade

Luxury hotel expands $400m water park development

Developer to push on with second stage of massive new water park

The rate trap Australians with houses are about to fall into

The tide is about to turn on interest rates

Could this be the end of Kmart as we know it?

Wesfarmers' brands.

The battle within Wesfarmers for discount department stores

TAKING THE PLUNGE: The women who walked out on office life

Thinking of giving up your stuffy office job? These women did.

EVER dreamed of walking out of the office permanently?

Gladstone Hotel's makeover to transform CBD skyline

Kenneth Wagner.

Plans on track to transform one of city's favourite pubs

Shock after police officer's sudden death

THE Tweed has lost one of its heroes and a young family must now continue without a father and husband.

Step-father placed on two-year bond


Vioent abuse leads to sentence in local court.

Hotel seeks new security after viral bouncer fight video

Coffs Hotel. 14 FEB 2017

Footage shows scuffle between bouncer and a patron

Woman dies in hospital after crash on bridge

Ballina Street bridge between a pedestrian and a car near the Molesworth Street intersection.

The pedestrian died after a crash on the Ballina Road bridge

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with garbage truck

Police and emergency crews on the scene at Ropes Crossing. Picture: Bill Hearn

NSW death toll climbs again following tragic accident.

Dalwood waterfall up for sale

Two people have died at Dalwood Falls, Ballina.

How would you like to own your very own waterfall?

Toddler dies after being crushed by truck

Grafton Base Hospital where the little girl was rushed by paramedics.

A three-year-old girl has died following a tragic accident

Storm-chaser aiming for eye of Cyclone Debbie

US-BASED storm-chaser Josh Morgerman

“I want to get right in that eye,” says iCyclone's Josh Morgerman

Cyclone Debbie: We're still cracking jokes as storm hits

Newly weds Christian Zelvis, 36, and Renee Zelvis, 33 of Maroubra, joined by family and friends defy cyclone Debbie and continue to enjoy their honeymoon at Airlie Beach.

“We’ve been doing a roaring trade,’’ one bottle shop worker said.

Son faces court over brutal murder of family

ACCUSED: South African murder accused Henri van Breda arrives at the high court in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. Van Breda, faces three counts of murder for allegedly killing his parents and older brother with an axe.

South African court starts hearing evidence in triple-murder trial

Cyclone Debbie: Whitsundays hit by wind gusts of 125km/h

Boarding up the Grand View Hotel, made famous in the movie Australia, in Bowen. Picture: Lyndon Mechielsen

Winds gusts of 250km/h have been measured in Category 4 cyclone

Married at First Sight's controversial groom laying low

MAFS’ Anthony chooses to stay with wife Nadia at their vow renewal.

Anthony in hiding after backlash over his MAFS appearance

Australian dies in Bali villa after vodka binge

An Australian woman has died at a luxury villa at Peppers Seminyak. Picture: File/Supplied

Australian woman dies in luxury Bali villa after vodka binge

Peter Evans savages critics in Facebook post

Evans has taken to social media to hit back at critics

Evans attacks the AMA after clams paleo is putting fans at risk

How $40,000 can save women from murder

Women's Legal Service CEO Angela Lynch says women experiencing domestic violence in regional areas are some of Australia’s most isolated.

Fears legal help for 4000 regional Queensland women will end in June

Woman allegedly attacked by six men with hammers

The Callana Crt, Craigmore, home where the attacked happened.

A woman has allegedly been attacked by six men armed with hammers

Quasar kicked out of its own galaxy in enormous event

Quasar 3C 186 is shown displaced from its home galaxy. The black circle is where it is supposed to be.

This monster has been booted out of its home

Trump has issued Germany with a fake bill for $490m

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accompanied by President Donald Trump, speaks at a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017.

Trump believes he's owed money for NATO's security

Donald Trump: Healthcare failure everyone's fault but mine

US President Donald Trump

“Paul Ryan needs to step down as speaker of the House."

Teen sues mother for taking away his mobile phone

Generic smartphones

There's just no disciplining kids anymore.

Astronaut 'knows' we've never been visited by aliens

The crew members of Skylab 3: commander and astronaut Alan L. Bean; scientist, pilot and astronaut Owen K. Garriott, and astronaut and pilot Jack R. Lousma. This crew spent 59 days and 11 hours in orbit.

He was an astronaut on the second manned mission to the moon

When it rains, it spores: How big are your mushrooms?

Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere due to the rain we've been having. Edward Faulkner of Helensvale with new fungi in his front yard.

Send us your giant mushroom pictures

Can you spot what's strange about this police car?

The suspicious looking plant at the scene.

Passers-by spotted what looked like an unusual stash in a police car

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

Water taxi service from Urangan to Fraser Island is starting

A water taxi to Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay will now depart from the marina every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Spirit of Hervey Bay Manager Bobbie Hayter.

It'll take 25 minutes to get to the tourist hot spot.

HEARTBREAK: M'boro farmer misses out on love on reality show

Hearts broke when Sean Hollands was rejected by his bride Susan Rawlings on Married at First Sight.

MKR recap: The one where they actually get around to cooking

It’s amazing. They’re actually doing some cooking on this episode.

IT’S been nine weeks and the MKR teams shock us by actually cooking.

Controlling groom flips on wife

Nadia panics about Anthony’s backflip on Married At First Sight.

MAFS’ Anthony has backflipped, and his wife is about to crack.

Broadway musical Kinky Boots coming to Queensland

Callum Francis and Toby Francis in a scene from the musical Kinky Boots.

High-heeled musical hit struts into Brisbane from August 2017.

Justice League drops new trailer

The Justice League, from left, Ezra Miller, Henry Cavill, Ray Fisher, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck and Jason Momoa.

Are fans going to be happy with DC's newest installment?

‘I don’t know if I’ll tour again’

ADELE has dropped a bombshell as she finished her New Zealand tour.

Game of Thrones creators hated the ice-melting stunt too

This stunt got an icy reception from fans.

The ice-melting stunt didn't go over well with fans