Sunny stage is set for unique Soundscape

SECOND attempt to hold family-friendly drug and alcohol free event at Tanamon Galley site in Pillar Valley after torrential downpours ruined hopes last year.

What’s it really like for a bull rider in the chutes?

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Cowboys visit schools to share insight into adrenalin pumping sport

Sean Lake pumped to make it a Grafton to Inverell three-peat

TRIPLE CROWN: Avanti Isowhey Sports Team rider Sean Lake is looking to make it three Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classics in a row tomorrow.

“I will be the strongest I have ever been heading into the race"

PBR: Wilkinson back to defend his title

REIN ’EM IN: Professional bullrider Troy Wilkinson will get back in the saddle to defend his local title as Grafton’s PBR champion.

Trample injuries won’t hold Troy down

Local golfer’s golden ticket

NEW HORIZON: Golf NSW GM Graeme Phillipson, Grafton Golf Club’s Trevor Townsend and Mayor Richie Williamson at the Grafton Golf Club.

Grafton and Yamba to host NSW Open qualifiers

Back to the future for Silver Logie nominee

Steve Peacocke with his award for Most Popular Actor, at the 2013 Logie Awards in Melbourne, Sunday, April 7, 2013. The Logie Awards celebrate the Australian television industry. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING

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10 Things To Do This Weekend

Will Purcell on Rock Solid. Rural Weekly Live Series PBR Bull Ride.  Saturday 5 Mar , 2016.

Super Saturday in the Clarence Valley

WOW DAY: Wear orange this Wednesday to support SES

WEAR Orange Wednesday to cooincide with National Volunteer Week

Survey shows close link between ice and cannabis users

DRUG BUST: Police arrested a 29-year-old man at a Flinders Avenue address in Coffs Harbour for the possession of  more than $75,000 worth of Ice as well as quantity of cannabis.

80% of crystal meth users start journey of drug abuse with cannabis

Organisers delighted with success of annual feast

Some of the guests at the 2nd annual Plunge Festival signature food event, Feast In The Field on Solum Farm at Mororo on Saturday. Photo by Debrah Novak MEDIA PR & CREATIVE

Gastronomic event in good stead for the future

OUR SAY: Don’t give your vote away cheaply

Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Member for Page Kevin Hogan at an announcement naming the Northern Rivers as the home of Co-operatives National Centre of Excellence.

As residents of Page, we can expect plenty of attention

BEHIND THE DESK: Upstream battle ahead for Parramatta Eels

Corey Norman of the Eels celebrates after scoring a try during the round 9 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Fallout from the salary cap scandal that rocked the Parramatta Eels

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ANALYSIS: Behind the 60 Minutes child abduction fiasco

What made the Australian mother so desperate to bypass the law?

Bill Shorten's budget reply speech in full

Bill Shorten meeting the locals in Lismore.

Now not the time to reduce taxes for those on $180k plus

How many times are we going to go through it?

NOW WHAT: Parramatta has felt the force of the NRL over its breach.

The salary cap in the NRL simply does not work.

OUR SAY: Fruit picker tax will hit hard

IN SEASON: Local blueberries.

Brace for the rough and tumble politics of an election campaign

OUR SAY: Budget 2016 - This kind of ‘growth’ won’t last

The Great Barrier Reef is big business.

“JOBS and growth” was this week’s budget catchcry.

OUR SAY: Let's not forget that Clive Palmer did some good

Those who see the end for Clive Palmer, under-estimate the man

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

THE State Government’s own research shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of the time, or about one day a week.

WATCH: Kevin Hogan endorses Diverted Profits Tax

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"Profit in Australia should be taxed in Australia"

This budget does not give protection for women: Saffin

JANELLE SAFFIN.

Page candidate is concerned about cuts to services for women

WEATHER: Perfect one day, rainy and windy the next

Another Spring like day ahead

Weather forecasters advise getting mum an umbrella for Mother's Day

New laws could see children detain for weeks without charge

Proposed laws give NSW police unheard of powers to detain

Hurry! Reserved seating selling fast for Pro Bull Riding

Luke Nichols riding Rap Dancer at the PBR Bullriding Rural Weekly Live Series held at the Grafton Showgrounds. Photo:Bruce Thomas / Daily Examiner March 28, 2015

Numbered seats still available for PBR Live Series finale

Wooli wreck's colourful past traced back to French theft

BATTERING: Each high tide the surf batters the exposed deck of the yacht.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Washed up yacht matches description of vessel stolen from France

"I stabbed him Dad, I didn't mean to, but I stabbed him"

Roma man Troy Angus Kearns (far left, dark blue shirt), who has pleaded guilty to killing his brother, attends Brisbane Supreme Court with people who are supporting him. *Photo Pamela Frost

“Dad, he f**king stabbed me, ring an ambulance”.

Aussie police accept running man challenge

NZ Police doing the running man dance.

Forces in New York and Edinburgh have taken up dance challenge.

Six-year-old Lilli's death 'completely avoidable'

Lilli Sweet dressed up with her twin brother Bailey. Photo Contributed

Report determines why Coast girl died after being taken to hospital

Cancer killing drug created from 'fighters' immune system

SNEAK PEEK: A linear accelerator at the new Bundaberg Integrated Oncology Centre. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

US researchers identify antibody they believe is responsible

Netflix's new tool to prevent phone bill blowouts

Netflix has released a new tool to limit mobile data use.

Users can lower bitrates to reduce the amount of data they are using

WATCH: $1 billion upgrade for Shoalwater Bay training centre

UPGRADE NEEDED: Shoalwater Bay.

Plan will create thousands of new jobs for region

Bill Shorten vows $71 billion in savings

Bill Shorten during a recent visit to Ispwich.

Opposition will oppose move to reduce company tax

Man snapped sitting on couch in the middle of the road

He's sitting on the couch seemingly watching the cars go by

How's this for an idea: duo clean, cook for hungover hosts

The service was dreamt up following their own hungover experiences

Australian ISIS recruiter killing in US air strile

Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton at the official opening of the Westfund health insurance office in Maroochydore.

Neil Prakash was killed last Friday in a US air strike in Iraq

Snakey surprise: kind stranger relocates water tank visitor

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A Branyan woman got a shock when she opened her water tank

NZ current affairs show accidentally broadcasts naked woman

A segment on naked dining featured on Story last night. Photo/TV3

During a live cross, a naked waitress walked in front of the camera

10-year-old Instagram hacker wins $10,000 bounty

Hack allowed even Justin Bieber's comments to be deleted

Crabber on '10 can' XXXX binge caught out

Suny Shane Platen. Photo Facebook

Crabber goes for ‘gold’

PHOTOS: Angry cats line up for poop contest

One of the 500 entries in the World’s Most Angry Cat Poopy Face competition.

Yes, this story is all about cats and crap...

Are our cops up for Kiwi 'running man' challenge?

NYPD accepts New Zealand dancing video challenge

Selena Gomez to donate Revival proceeds to Lupus research

Selena Gomez will donate proceeds from her tour to Lupus research

Police investigating how Prince accessed drugs

Police are investigating how Prince obtained prescription medication

Beyoncé uses NC concert to support Trans rights

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Beyoncé has shown her support for the LGBTQ community in NC

Amy Winehouse's ex 'wanted by police'

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband is wanted by police

Thirsty Merc 'Back To Grind' after Shifting Gears

Thirsty Merc are performing in Yamba on Friday night.

Thirsty Merc's lead singer soldiers on post car crash tragedy

Home is where the heart is for The McClymonts

THE McCLYMONTS: Mollie, Sam and Brooke are coming home to play at the Saraton Theatre in August.

10 shows announced for 10 Years of Hits anniversary tour

TOP WEANERS: Massive sale of more than 2000 cattle

Muddy feet at the Murgon Weaner sales. Photo Rhiannon Tuffield / South Burnett Times

Cattle buyers attracted by more than 2000 quality weaners

Senator Lazarus calls for ban on fracking

Crossbench Senator Glenn Lazarus is seen during a debate at the National Press Club in Canberra, Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

Senator calls for royal commission into health impacts of csg

Darren Lockyer nails it at big Bunnings opening

BIG NAME: Darren Lockyer dropped in to Bunnings Bundamba for the official opening of the store. He’s pictured with complex manager Nathan Robley (left) and Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider

Lockyer nails it at Bunnings store opening

Passenger unable to board plane because it was too heavy

Air New Zealand touches down at Sunshine Coast.

Air NZ plane reaches maximum weight allowance leaves holidaymaker

Fears backpacker tax increase will create worker vaccuum

AIN'T ALL BAD: Backpackers like Alice Arzenton, Irene Brussa and Jasmine Piller are thrilled to have found somewhere like Robertson Flower Farm in Bundaberg that treats them well. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Investment and growth in fruit growing industry could be held back

Free-market think tank slams Turnbull over super reforms

Treasurer Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

A top free-market think tank has slammed the Turnbull government