Go Fund Me for Amanda Nash to continue to receive donations

A photo of Amanda Nash and her daughter, Bonnie, posted on the GoFundMe fundraising page.

MORE than $68,000 raised for family of woman killed in crash

LETTER: Photo normalises unacceptable situation

The controversial photograph showing a family with all the females with their mouths taped shut and the father holding a sign reading "peace on earth" shown during the principal's address at the McAuley Catholic College Year 12 Graduation Ceremony last month.

Resident clarifies community sentiment towards offensive photograph

1990-2015: A life lived full remembered one year on

"Hayden never had time in his life for diabetes."

Tea party with the 'Queen'

IT doesn't get more regal than an afternoon tea with the Queen, and you don't need to venture to Buckingham Palace to do that

The girl who will deliver the Jaca crown

IN STEP: Rachel Solomon, Amber Van de Boogard and Milly Deefholts practise the Homage to the Crown dance on the Market Square stage ahead of next weekend's Jacaranda Queen Crowning Ceremony.

Local girl to do Jaca dance in 'rite of passage'

Dragging rights for billycart veterans

BUILT FOR SPEED: John Kliendienst of Grafton enjoys working on a cart for the Jacaranda Derby.

Jacaranda Billy Cart Derby up to speed

Key dates: 82nd Jacaranda Festival

2016 Junior Jacaranda Princess candidates (back row from left) Chloe Hallam, Lucy Hackett, Annelise. (middle row from left) Kate Smith, Ariana Smajster and Faith Sullivan. (Front row) Maeve Dougherty.

Complete guide to this year's Jacaranda Festival

Jaca Carnival a major winner for basketball in the region

COURT BATTLE: Beserkers Thor's Callan Crapp struggles to find space against Tequila Mockingbirds.

Jacaranda Carnival drew a healthy crowd as numbers surge.

GALLERY: Jaca Dirt Drags heat up Gnudwoc Park

Grafton's Jozee Adamson (right) streaks away from fellow female class competitor Dale Austin during the annual Jacaranda Drags at the Gnudwoc Park Raceway.

Records stand despite fierce competition on dry track

Jaca Basketball goes 'Funky' with controversial finish

Downtown Funky Stuff centre Will Shankland pushes his way around a Bellingen Braves defender to score a lay-up in the Jacaranda Carnival A-grade final at the Grafton Indoor Sports Centre.

Enthralling instalment of the Jacaranda Basketball Carnival

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

NINE exercises that will have you feeling great and looking ready for the beach in no time.

The two questions to ask before starting a new diet

Try this simple quiz to help choose a healthy eating plan

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Apple Watch Series 2: Freedom to get moving

The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof to 50 metres

For those on a fitness kick, the new version with GPS is great

Sunshine Coast cracks the 10,000km mark

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

The Sunshine Coast has cracked the 10,000km mark!

Seven signs you're obsessed with your Fitbit

We're giving away a Fitbit Flex with our latest digital offer.

THERE is one warning Fitbit doesn't put on the packet...

How hidden sugars are harming your health

Try these five tips to cut back on the sweet stuff

Meet the faces behind the highway upgrade: PT I

MEET communications advisor Colleen Catterson in the first part of the DEX's new series introducing people who have moved to the region due to the highway.

Council wants your opinion on proposed special rate rise

Clarence Valley Council building on Prince Street, Grafton.

SRV decision won't be made until community has its say

Sports education pathway tackles youth mental health

EDUCATION PATHWAY: Sportstek Academies ambassador Petero Civoniceva gives a presentation to LeagueTek students.

Sportstek look towards Grafton as next program base.

Family's new arrival in face of tragedy

NEW ARRIVAL: The husband of the late Jodie Spears, James Spears, looks on with his sisters-in-law Mel Small and Kylie Murdoch with Mel's new baby Brodie. Jodie Spears passed away the night before her sister gave birth.

Date set for the funeral of crash victim Jodie Spears

Cowper Bus Crash anniversary

The scene that many from the Clarence Valley will never forget. The Cowper Bus crash which occurred in the early hours of October 20, 1989.

Remembering one of our worst days

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Making steps for 'Blacky' in Walk 4 Brain Cancer

Champion rifle shooter Robbie Black lost his battle with brain cancer more than four years ago, but his mum and Team Blacky are making sure his name lives on.

Sound of Music star to compere An Afternoon at the Proms

This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment shows, from left, Chairmian Carr, as Liesl, Nicholas Hammond, as Friedrich, Heather Menzies, as Louisa, Duane Chase, as Kurt, Angela Cartwright, as Brigitta, Debbie Turner, as Marta, Kym Karath, as Gretl, and Christopher Plummer, as Captain Von Trapp, in a scene from the film, \"The Sound of Music.\" The 1965 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical \"The Sound of Music\" is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2015. To honor the milestone, 20th Century Fox is releasing a five-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD collector's edition, the soundtrack is being re-released, the film will be screened at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood later this month and to over 500 movie theaters in April. (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment)

Saraton's rich history of stage and screen honoured in musical tribu

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

Scene set for explosive racing in revamped 9-Hour G-Bomb

First on his bike was Michael Brown at the 2014 G-Bomb Mountain Bike Race held in the Bom Bom State Forest.November 8, 2014Photo: Leigh Jensen / Daily Examiner

More than 250 riders heading to the forest for annual G-Bomb.

Mine status boosted to 'critical infrastructure'

Government set to fast track coal mine project approvals

Pizza franchise seeking a slice of fast food market

Franchisee sought for new pizza store

'Fire risk': Subaru to recall more than 22,000 cars

MY11 Subaru WRX STI Spec.R sedan front.

Modified or not, Subarus should be monitored

Cafe culture springs to life in coastal village

Lisa Mulvaney in the new cafe section of the Minnie Water store.

A new cafe has become apart of the local landscape in Minnie Water

Chamber president calls it quits

SUE HUGHES: Describes herself as a true Clarence Valley girl with interest in community groups all around the region. She says the last council was forced to make tough decisions and over the next four to five years council will need some experience people.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Yamba business body about to make changes at top.

Local business input vital to tender bids for new jail

Members of the local business community grabbed the chance to learn how they can benefit from the construction and operation of the new Grafton jail at a forum at Grafton TAFE on Wednesday night.

More than 50 Clarence Valley businesses attend Grafton jail forum

CRCA: Tucabia v Harwood

Harwood batsman Nathan Ensbey during the CRCA match between Harwood and Tucabia at Small Park Ulmarra on Saturday 22nd October 2016.

Tucabia Copmanhurst is in a strong position after a rain-affected first day to the...

G-Bomb mountain bike race

The annual Grafton GBomb 12 hour race at Bom Bom State Forest at South Grafton on Saturday, 22nd October 2016.

The G-Bomb 9 hour mountain bike enduro was held in the Bom Bom State Forest at...

IKEA's beaut Ferry Harbour Home

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and transformed it into The IKEA Harbour Home.

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and...

Motorclassica 2016

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

Company recovers after cyclone

The Tanna Coffee outlet at Port Vila, Vanuatu, was once the first Catholic church on the island.

A Vanuatu coffee company is slowly expanding following Cyclone Pam.

Track and Search master

Tracey Knox and her Hungarian Vizsla Kalti do a track and search demonstration...

Teen awakes from Coma speaking Spanish

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16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh has awoken from a coma speaking Spanish, he was...

SNL Spoofs 3rd Presidential Debate

Actor does his best Donald Trump.

Despite Trump complaining, Alec Baldwin does it again.

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

Strategy will also help airline save fuel

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Dad's desperate plea to treat daughter with cannabis oil

AMNESTY PLEA: Eight-year-old Suli has regressed to the equivalency of a one-month-old infant.

One dad's fight to treat his terminally ill girl with cannabis oil.

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

FASHION: Ocean Zen range.

Images from the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival show what's hot

Shannen Doherty reveals fear of dying in post on chemo

Actor Shannen Doherty shared this image of her lying in a hospital bed after a chemotherapy session.

Actor has been fighting cancer since 2015

Priscilla concerned people will forget about Elvis

Priscilla Presley source Bang

She says she feels responsible to keep his legacy going

Taylor Swift files lawsuit over alleged groping

Taylor Swift source Bang

Swift has commenced legal action against a DJ over the incident

Kanye West threatens to boycott Grammys

West says he won't go to the Grammys if Frank Ocean's not nominated

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Kiwi siblings snap up Dotcom mansion for $32.5m

The new toy company owners of the Coatesville mansion want replace any controversy with positivity and fun. Photo / Barfoot and Thompson

The trio paid $32.5 million for the property in June

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

Dusit Thani finance crisis 'just a small hiccup'

ON TRACK: Springfield Land Chairman, Maha Sinnathamby, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, Developer Richard Turner and Springfield Land Deputy Chairman, Bob Sharpless, at the recent resort sod turning ceremony.

Property developer says project remains firmly on track

Heavyweight enters real estate market

Des Besanko principal and director of Raine and Horne Springfield.

Major rebranding which has seen two big name brands merge

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Go to jail ... if you want a job

Prisons around New South Wales require hundreds more officers.

More than 1400 positions to be created

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

North Coast's one-stop shop for jobs

"Combined agencies have access to about 10,000 jobseekers"

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Nissan Navara King Cab road test and review

WORKHORSE: Nissan's Navara King Cab pickup proves a decent all-rounder without the Dual Cab price tag.

Solid workhorse and performance for those not needing the dual cab

Australia, are you ready to discovery some Soul?

GOT NO SOUL? A driveaway price of $24,990 and new style and kit means Kia is hopeful Australians finally give its boxy and very fun Soul model a bit of love.

Updated Kia Soul here to tempt you

Humble Kombi drives up good vibes at Yamba festival

CONVOY: The Kombis make a colourful display.

Kombi cruisers take Yamba back to the '70s

It couldn't be closer: Australia's best seller for 2016

MONTHLY WINNER: Mazda3 was last month's best selling car in Australia, but still trails Toyota's Corolla and Hilux, Ford's Ranger and Hyundai's i30 as 2016's overall sales winner.

Only a hundred sales in it between our best-selling cars

Charging further: BMW i3 94Ah electric car road test review

BATTERY BOOST: BMW's funky i3 electric car can now manage up to 300km on battery charge alone thanks to better battery tech. Where's your range anxiety now?

BMW’s EV i3 scores extended all-electric range

IVF may reduce risk of birth defects in mums over 40

WOMAN who are over 40 may have healthier babies if they use IVF

Miracle baby thriving after being born at 25 weeks

Billie Ava Stevens came into the world at just 25 weeks and weighed just 510 grams.

Brissie mum celebrates early birth of baby girl.

Private schools create 'class divide', says top banker

State versus private?

It's a myth that private schools provide better education, he said.

Non-working parents told to pick up kids earlier

Letter from Australian preschool divides parents online

What matters when getting wed: What it was like in 1939

DO you want someone to love, or someone to depend on?