Clarence Valley faces rental crisis

For Rent sign in front of new house

High demand and lack of supply forcing rents to rise

Shoppers hit Prince St over holiday period

Noel Smith of Low Pressure Surf Co in Prince St, Grafton. Photo JoJo Newby / The Daily Examiner

A fruitful holiday season for Grafton's main street.

The scary reality behind Australia's heatwaves

A new report found 2016 was the hotter year yet.

YOU think the weather is bad now? It could get a whole lot worse.






Pool upgrades a positive for community

New facilities at the South Grafton Pool improve access for all members of the community was officially opened by the Minister for Disability Services

Back to school: Get your family ready

Generic photo of parent and child, Friday, Feb 14, 2014. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING

Plan ahead to make sure things run smoothly

Book 'em, kiddo: Sale attracts bumper crowd

PAGE TURNER: Molly Doust, 4, of Springsure, Queensland, samples one of the free children's books on offer at the Maclean Rotary Club Book Sale on Saturday.

Maclean Rotary fundraiser a record-breaker

Deb going the distance to support our community

COMING: Deb Scifleet will travel from Sydney to participate in the Lower Clarence Relay For Life.

The crusade against cancer brings out the best in us

Stories and iPad fun at the library

The Sir Earle Page Library and Education Centre in Grafton will have a dress-up with a firefighters theme on January 19.

Book in to keep the kids entertained

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Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

IT'S been almost 20 years since Puppetry of the Penis first introduced audiences to the art of genital origami.

Artist program to link to gallery theme

VALUABLE STINT: Indigenous artist Karla Dickens at work in Grafton Regional Gallery's studio during her 2010 artist's residency.

Gallery encouraging indigenous artists to take up residency offer

See the historical heritage horses

OPEN DAY: Enjoy a day out learning or finding your next dream horse from the Guy Fawkes River National Park.

Guy Fawkes Heritage Horse Association Inc. open day.

7 things to do this weekend

The Maclean Rotary Book Sale is on this weekend and always attracts a big crowd of buyers.

Great places to spend some time

New owners doing ‘awsum’ job

HARD WORK: Awsumbody Grafton's new owners Anthony and Carly Sinclair hope to change the way people think about gyms.

Personal training and business experience combine

Chamber's plan is essential for Maclean's survival

LINK: A map showing the proposed connecting road of Goodwood St.

Chamber pushing plan for construction

$150,000 in grants to unearth digital talent in regions

Australian Information Industry Association chief Rob Fitzpatrick talking about a $150,000 grants program to unearth innovation from businesses, educators and communities using the National Broadband Network.

Unearthing NBN success stories may result in innovation being shared

Bumper holiday season buoys traders

Yamba.

Businesses recover from wet years

New housing for construction workers on the road

ON THE MOVE: Construction of the Pacific Highway upgrade will move up a gear in 2017, bringing more workers to the valley.

Proposale for much needed accommodation

$144 a night at caravan park 'absolutely appalling': LETTER

How much is too much for a powered site at a caravan park?

"I don't know anyone who would happily camp for that extortion"

GDSC Premier League: Harwood v Tucabia

Tucabia batsman Daniel Cootes during the premier league cricket match between Harwood and Tucabia at Harwood Oval on Saturday, 14th January, 2017.

Action from Harwood Cricket Ground as Harwood hosted Tucabia-Copmanhurst in the...

Old Maclean photos

The Favourite cruising the waters of the Clarence near Maclean.

Photos of Maclean and Eva and Cecil Smith scanned from old glass negatives

Shark with no mate hatches offspring

Leonie, the leopard shark hatch 3 offspring last April.

A Leopard shark in a Townsville aquarium has reproduced by asexual production.

Chapel St Drug Deaths

Police suspect a "bad batch" of ecstasy caused 3 deaths.

3 dead and 20 in hospital after taking ecstasy.

Australians in Mexican Shooting

5 dead and 15 injured in nightclub shooting.

Australian tourists have been caught up in a fatal nightclub shooting in Mexico.

Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.

Pop-up stores the latest way to buy new cars

Ignore your health at your own peril, survivor warns

Michael O'Gorman has survived an advanced form of blood cancer and gone on to compete in triathlons.

'Five minutes could have saved me a lot of grief'

Has the 2018 Ford Mustang been hit with the ugly stick?

ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang.

Design opinion in divided on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

'Miracle baby': Why Molly's mum is already in tears

Molly Bryson is getting ready for her first day of prep at West Moreton Anglican College with her mum Krystal.

In the first two years Molly was taken to hospital 27 times.

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

DATING website Elite Singles has added Coffs Harbour to its nationwide map of cities where loyal and trustworthy guys live.

Ladies the secret is out Coffs Harbour is home to trustworthy fellas

Chelsea Handler blames the Kardashians for Donald Trump win

Chelsea Handler pictured in a scene from her talk show in Los Angeles.

TALK show host blames rise of reality TV family for election result.

Law & Order’s Trump inspired episode is still in limbo

The cast of Law & Order: SVU season 18, from left, Kelli Giddish, Raul Esparza, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T and Peter Scanavino. Supplied by Channel 10.

SHOW'S mastermind unsure if or when twice-delayed episode will air.

Dating between the sheets on national TV?

Singles meet for the first time in their underwear in the SBS TV series Undressed.

NO shortage of singles willing to get Undressed with a stranger.

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

Rates safe from land value hike

DRIVING GROWTH: The Pacific Highway upgrade has been linked to improved land values.

Figures up in latest valuer-general report

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

Historical home leaves family's hands after 75 years

SALE CONFIRMED: The Gympie Regional   Realty team which sold the Ramsey property are (back) Mel Gastigar, Dorothy Palmer and Margaret Cochrane, with (front) home seller Terri-Jayne Ramsey.

Ramsey family played a huge role in Gympie's growth.

Pat Rafter's $18m Coast home proves hot property

PAT'S PAD: The Sunshine Beach home of tennis ace Pat rafter is on the market for a record price.

"It's a record for our company and for the Sunshine Coast.''

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

5 jobs on offer in the Clarence Valley right now

Born to be a bus driver? It's just one of the jobs on offer in the Valley right now.

Looking for work? Here are some jobs available right now

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Third time lucky: Ipswich included in $20M jobs package

Boilermaker Jake Schostakowski gets to work at Ipswich business J.A Evans and Co.

Ipswich manufacturing business in hot seat to win 'innovation' grant

JOBS: Adani seeking workers for Bowen office

Adani has advertised jobs for their Bowen office.

Jobs advertised online by mining company

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Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

YARIS HOT HATCH: Our love of performance offerings will hopefully convince Toyota Australia we'd love a Yaris hot hatch

Hot hatch confirmed, but will it reach Australia?

Suzuki Ignis micro SUV on sale at just $16990 drive away

LITTLE ZOOK: Bags of personality, custom colour choices, impressive standard kit and quite unique styling, Suzuki's tiny new Ignis SUV is ready to take you to Funky Town.

Unique micro SUV arrives at a super sharp price

Holden's new Astra sedan to replace Cruze model

ALL CHANGE: Outgoing Cruze model will be replaced by a sedan version of the impressive new Astra hatchback launched late last year.

New sedan launches here in May

Detroit Motor Show 2017 round up

SUV STAR: Audi Q8 is a 330kW plug-in petrol-electric SUV concept looking close to production ready and set to arrive here by 2018.

Detroit delivers dose of delights

All about style at Ballina show and shine

ALL ABOUT STYLE: Damien Veness, from Boat Harbour, with his 1955 DeSoto which he showed at the North Coast Street Machine's Show and Shine in Ballina last Sunday.

Damien Veness was keen to restore a car with style

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Parents horrified by mould inside Sophie the Giraffe

Dana isn’t the only one who has found Sophie’s secret

'Please don't be mad, I've just had a baby'

Emma and daughter Hannah-Maria

She was 39 weeks pregnant and didn't know

Banana Boat slammed by beachgoers suffering severe sunburn

One mother said she had to have her five-year-old daughter treated for first-degree burns when her skin began peeling off her shoulder after using Banana Boat sunscreen.

Mothers said the sunscreen failed to protect their children

Premmy twins: one dies, one fighting for life

A Coast couple is mourning the death of their baby son while his twin sister fights for life.

Couple by daughter's side as she fights for life

Potato chip foretells end to nine-year, $25k IVF heartache

BLESSED: Paul and Tara Crook with daughter Kaycee who arrived with the help of IVF and some talented specialists.

ACCORDING to this Gympie couple, their daughter is a miracle.

Infant hospitalised with rash 'caused' by kids sunscreen

Jessie Swan posted this photo of her son with a "horrible rash/burn" all over his body on the Cancer Council Australia's Facebook page.

"This is not sunburn, this is a reaction to the cream"