Regional News

Wed 24 Feb 2021

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Cough up Queensland: NSW gets stiffed for $30m

Premium Content Cough up Queensland: NSW gets stiffed for $30m

Premier Gladys Berejiklian is not happy after Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles gave a pathetic excuse for his state not paying NSW what it owes for quarantine.

36 trees to get chopped to make way for luxury treetop cabin

Premium Content 36 trees to get chopped to make way for luxury treetop cabin

The treetop cabin has already been approved, but now the applicant has to deal with all the trees on the site.

Man thought assault victim was dealing drugs in carpark

Premium Content Man thought assault victim was dealing drugs in carpark

The court heard the attacker felt “protective” of the Byron Bay township and was upset by what he thought was an ice sale.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Severe storms heading towards the region this afternoon

Premium Content Severe storms heading towards the region this afternoon

BoM has predicted unsettled weather this afternoon across the region.

Cop on assault charge says baton strikes were 'necessary'

Premium Content Cop on assault charge says baton strikes were 'necessary'

The officer, who has pleaded not guilty, is giving evidence before a hearing into the incident.

Five local bands get the chance to play live for you

Premium Content Five local bands get the chance to play live for you

Arts Northern Rivers have announced the bands going into Up Next, a live music showcase of local acts.

SABOTAGE: Deputy premier lashes Qantas over Rex exit

Premium Content SABOTAGE: Deputy premier lashes Qantas over Rex exit

Calls on Federal Government to not leave regional communities are in the lurch, as Barilaro takes aim at national carrier

It's official - this is why we love koalas so much

Premium Content It's official - this is why we love koalas so much

The research examined koalas in natural history books, children’s stories, postcards and tourism brochures.

Cop’s Byron laneway assault hearing to continue this week

Premium Content Cop’s Byron laneway assault hearing to continue this week

The senior constable is defending a charge of common assault that arose from the January 2018 detention of a teen.

Suitcase of cocaine allegedly found at Bangalow property

Premium Content Suitcase of cocaine allegedly found at Bangalow property

A man facing 14 serious charges has applied for bail to attend a rehabilitation facility.

29 Northern Rivers jobs confirmed to be cut from TAFE

Premium Content 29 Northern Rivers jobs confirmed to be cut from TAFE

The Community Public Sector Union of NSW confirmed there will b almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs cut.

Jumping in the deep end: Stunning plans for quarry

Premium Content Jumping in the deep end: Stunning plans for quarry

A vision for the “unauthorised and unmanaged” Bexhill quarry was presented to councillors last week.

Bakery slated for one of last original cottages on Jonson St

Premium Content Bakery slated for one of last original cottages on Jonson St

The building is in one of Byron Bay’s most prominent locations, and was once a beloved family home.

Mon 22 Feb 2021

One man’s 16-year quest to uncover truth of Simone's murder

Premium Content One man’s 16-year quest to uncover truth of Simone's murder

A German journalist talks about meeting the Strobel family, and their anguish over Simone’s death.

Bluesfest set to be biggest Australian music event this year

Premium Content Bluesfest set to be biggest Australian music event this year

Even with half its normal audience, and as a seating-only, outdoors event, it would still be the biggest in the country.

Vaccine recipents open up on their historic jab

Premium Content Vaccine recipents open up on their historic jab

The brave 20 Aussies discussed what it meant to get the COVID-19 vaccine in a historic “curtain raiser” for the nation’s massive inoculation effort

Medicinal cannabis bungle lands 62-year-old in court

Premium Content Medicinal cannabis bungle lands 62-year-old in court

He had a legitimate prescription for medicinal cannabis, but went to a Nimbin street dealer instead.

Aussie homeowners are happiest of all time

Aussie homeowners are happiest of all time

The country’s property market is booming, and homeowners have never been happier according to a national survey. See where our happiest vendors are.

Why charges were dropped against man accused of poisoning

Premium Content Why charges were dropped against man accused of poisoning

Police had alleged he made a man drink disinfectant while holding him at knifepoint, but in a strange turn of events, a magistrate has dismissed all charges.

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