Regional News

Fri 3 Jul 2020

People entering Queensland will need to get a border pass

premium_icon People entering Queensland will need to get a border pass

A Queensland entry pass is currently required with drivers displaying the certificate on the windscreen of their vehicles.

Footy club lights up with new funding

premium_icon Footy club lights up with new funding

THE new upgrades will modernise the club, making it safer for all spectators and players.

‘Bureaucracy’ bench wars on popular North Coast beach

premium_icon ‘Bureaucracy’ bench wars on popular North Coast beach

THE council says the seats are “abandoned” and wants them removed, but locals say it’s a “joke”.

Virus is decimating bird population

premium_icon Virus is decimating bird population

Australian parrots have been found by Australian scientists to be rife with a dangerous virus.

Politicians divided over shark drone funding

premium_icon Politicians divided over shark drone funding

Two shark drones have been funded for the next 12 months on our coastline but some don’t think the region got its fair share.

$130,000 in water tank rebates

premium_icon $130,000 in water tank rebates

ARE you saving water and money? 139 rebates meant 1 million more litres of water are now being stored in the area.

Cinemas reopen with restrictions

premium_icon Cinemas reopen with restrictions

PALACE Cinemas Byron Bay has opened its doors with specific instructions to keep the big screen experience safe for everyone.

Mayor urges visitors to put residents’ health first

premium_icon Mayor urges visitors to put residents’ health first

“There is no room for complacency, and we all have to do our bit.”

IT'S BACK: Virgin confirms return to Ballina

premium_icon IT'S BACK: Virgin confirms return to Ballina

THE airline was purchased by an overseas trust fund last week.

South Grafton woman fined for throwing coffee at police

premium_icon South Grafton woman fined for throwing coffee at police

A South Grafton woman who threw a cup of coffee at a police officer and resisted arrest in an incident at Casino has been sentenced

‘Alarming’ rates of deforestation on the North Coast

premium_icon ‘Alarming’ rates of deforestation on the North Coast

NORTH Coast forests have witnessed an significant rise in unexplained deforestation a new report shows.

$3 million multi-home development proposed

premium_icon $3 million multi-home development proposed

IF approved, there would be a total of 16 bedrooms between the dwellings.

Property tycoon’s link to controversial development

premium_icon Property tycoon’s link to controversial development

THE former owner of Great Keppel Island seeks approval for a new industrial building on the Northern Rivers.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

‘Catastrophic’: 20km traffic jam predicted at state border

premium_icon ‘Catastrophic’: 20km traffic jam predicted at state border

The Queensland border finally opens next week, but concerns have been raised that new restrictions will be hard to police.

Excellent French films not to miss at festival

premium_icon Excellent French films not to miss at festival

French Film Festival 2020 brings new and old French icons to the big screen

$8 million plan to protect beach users from sharks

premium_icon $8 million plan to protect beach users from sharks

NORTHERN Rivers residents will be further protected from shark attacks thanks to new funding from the NSW Government.

'We haven’t seen our son in four months'

premium_icon 'We haven’t seen our son in four months'

A DREAM holiday for a 5-year-old Goonellabah boy became a nightmare.

Extended shifts for cops on border blockade

premium_icon Extended shifts for cops on border blockade

Police are considering extended shifts to stop Victorians from entering the QLD-NSW border is open, sparking concerns about a budget overtime blowout, fatigue

Action needed now to save koalas from extinction by 2050

premium_icon Action needed now to save koalas from extinction by 2050

Friends of the Koala are warning the NSW Government habitat needs to be protected to save the beloved marsupials.

’They just won’t give up’: Paid parking slammed

premium_icon ’They just won’t give up’: Paid parking slammed

BUSINESSES have hit back over the prospect of introducing parking meters in Brunswick Heads.

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