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Driving kids into dream careers with ’light’ apprenticeships

Premium Content Driving kids into dream careers with ’light’ apprenticeships

Pilot program is connecting high school students with businesses

Nan vs dam: ‘Precious’ trees discovered in Dunoon dam area

Premium Content Nan vs dam: ‘Precious’ trees discovered in Dunoon dam area

The trees trees are so old and tall, they may set a new record

Tributes flow for ‘courageous’ Las Balsas captain

Premium Content Tributes flow for ‘courageous’ Las Balsas captain

THE captain who lead the expedition to Ballina has passed away.

Will surf life savers wear face masks, gloves this summer?

Premium Content Will surf life savers wear face masks, gloves this summer?

WITH patrolling starting next weekend, 6000 locals in 10 clubs are getting ready...

Work starts to remove whale carcass from local beach

Premium Content Work starts to remove whale carcass from local beach

THE 17-metre long adult Sperm whale died in the shallow waters on Friday afternoon...

18 years, one family, one bloody amazing documentary

Premium Content 18 years, one family, one bloody amazing documentary

Filmmaker said the story of this Lennox Head family was "important"

Come on Eileen! Can we get 100 cards for her 100th birthday?

Come on Eileen! Can we get 100 cards for her 100th birthday?

HER family can’t visit because of border restrictions, but we can all help to make...

Scared, confused elderly patients cancel health appointments

Premium Content Scared, confused elderly patients cancel health appointments

Border confusion still causing nightmares for Northern NSW residents

Council’s ‘share house’ offer to navy cadets

Premium Content Council’s ‘share house’ offer to navy cadets

“THE Royal Australian Navy has provided in principle support to share that facility...

35,000 face masks needed to deliver meals, can you help?

35,000 face masks needed to deliver meals, can you help?

MEALS on Wheels NSW has asked the community to support protecting their volunteers...

‘We are now in lockdown’: Aged care facility’s big decision

Premium Content ‘We are now in lockdown’: Aged care facility’s big decision

THE Northern Rivers facility says they are prioritising the safety of residents and...

What to do if you have a health appointment in Queensland

Premium Content What to do if you have a health appointment in Queensland

APPOINTMENTS can still go ahead, but there is a major hurdle you may need to...

COVID-19 safety plans inspected at cafes and restaurants

Premium Content COVID-19 safety plans inspected at cafes and restaurants

NSW DPI representatives visited businesses in Ballina, Richmond Valley, Lismore...

Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

Premium Content Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

THERE are still five flights arriving into Ballina from Sydney scheduled for...

Coastal erosion at Clarkes and Main beach in Byron Bay

Premium Content Coastal erosion at Clarkes and Main beach in Byron Bay

The coastal area between main beach and Clarkes Beach in Byron Bay was very popular...

New program bringing music to the deaf

Premium Content New program bringing music to the deaf

AUSLAN Creative is a new program allowing the local deaf community to collaborate...

PHOTOS: What ex-NRL stars did during Northern Rivers visit

Premium Content PHOTOS: What ex-NRL stars did during Northern Rivers visit

Brad Fittler and Greg Alexander spent two days the area

Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Premium Content Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Experts, divers, surfers debate whether number of sharks is ‘normal’

Proof we are losing payroll jobs faster than other regions

Premium Content Proof we are losing payroll jobs faster than other regions

We are rating just below Sydney areas. ***See the interactive map***

REVEALED: Cost of a desalination plant for Byron Shire

Premium Content REVEALED: Cost of a desalination plant for Byron Shire

It would turn five mega litres of sea water into drinkable water

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