Wartime Women's Weeklys discovered under reno lino

Old magazines reveal what Aussie life was like leading up to and into the early days of World War 2.

Aussie Eagles set to soar at South Club

TAKE IT EASY: Australian Eagles Show.

The Eagles get the Australian treatment

Baird will be 'sorely missed'

DRONING: About as close as Mike Baird came to the Clarence as premier - launching the Little Ripper spotting drone likely to be used on local beaches.

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis praises Mike Baird as a leader

Conservatorium's petting zoo for musical instruments

Make 2017 the year you learn a new musical instrument. Come along to the Clarence Valley Conservatorium's 'petting zoo' and find your preferred model. All ages are welcome.

Kicking off musical season with petting zoo for instruments

Australians all let us recoil with an evening of mayhem

Paul Fenech aka Franky Falzoni is back in Grafton with his wacky bunch from Fat Pizza and Housos next Wednesday night.

The madcap team from Housos and Fat Pizza back in Grafton

Fly here for $159. Forget Thailand and Bali

UNESCO World Heritage city, Hoi An

Tickets go on sale today, with a 12-hour launch sale

An emotional Mike Baird: 'There was great personal cost'

"After 10 years in public life, this moment for me has arrived."

Valley sweats through heatwave...again

Cool blues in a blistering hot summer's day. - User Contributed

Temperatures were above 30C in Grafton until 11pm last night

Clarence full of golden grains of coastal goodness

Sand is fascinating if underrated.

Tribute to an undervalued natural resource

Scriven's self-taught guitar playing wins over audiences

Adam Scriven will play Yamb'a Pacific Hotel next Wednesday night.

Multi-instrumentalist's self-taught approach wins over fans

Prawns prices at a stand still for fishers after import ban

Clarence River Fisherman's Coop fishing and marketing manager Garry Anderson says "throught the roof prices for prawns” haven't hit the Clarence yet.

High prawn prices following an imports ban haven't filtered through.

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

Businesses desperate for $20,000 tax write-off policy

Business confidence is down as the mining outlook weakens.

The government has room to gain favour with SMEs with simple changes

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

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

Everything is coming up Rosie for one-day doctor

STOKED: Rosie Crimmins (centre) with parents Carey and Glen when she received the offer on Monday.

Toowoomba teen gets rare, first-round doctorate university offer

Gladstone's $4M project to go ahead, jobs to come

MEGA PROJECT: This Shell service station is expected to coast about $4M to construct.

MORE jobs for Gladstone with $4M project construction

Is this the app to take the pain out of car rentals?

Avis is launching a new app to make it easier to rent a car.

Brisbane Airport to be among the first to get new service

Time for change to end political privilege

The issue has never been whether you are complying with the guidelines for MP expenses. The issue is that the guidelines themselves are beyond generous.

LETTER: Wrong location for housing development

Trying to find a good location for affordable housing in Grafton.

Mistakes can negatively affect value of Grafton citizens' properties

One Nation a big chance at next state election: Letter

POLLIES: Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne, Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig and Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson.

'We vote one of the corrupt out and another one of the corrupt in'

LETTER: We must oppose Brooms Head changes

Clarence Valley Council open spaces manager Peter Birch discusses the plans for the park with residents and users.

Appears to be an unnecessary grab for money

Comment: Nick Kyrgios’ dirty little secret laid bare

Why tennis star passionately adored while also purely loathed

What happened to the old politicians?

Former Health Minister Sussan Ley and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull FILE

The public is crying out for the integrity and selfless service

MY SAY: MPs may as well just burn our money

UNBELIEVABLE: The travel claims of Sussan Ley and some of her counterparts beggars belief.

OPINION: Why not just shovel cash into the jet engine as they leave?

Funnel web horror: ‘I felt something crawl up my leg’

A NSW mum who was bitten in her bed by one of the world’s deadliest spiders has spoken for the first time about her incredible battle for survival.

Rental crisis hitting home as family's frustration grows

DESPERATE: Melissa and Rob Rhodes and their six children have applied for more than 100 rental properties in the past three months.

Family applies for more than 100 rental properties in 3 months

Surfer calls for second shark net off one coastal town

SIGNS OF SUPPORT: Young protesters make their opinions clear at a rally in support of shark nets at Ballina last November. More than 500 people attended the event calling for the immediate installation of the nets. PHOTO: ALINA RYLKO/ THE NORTHERN STAR

Kids surfing near the Lennox Hotel are at risk of shark encounters

Guns, ammo stolen during South Grafton break-in

Five pistols, seven rifles taken

Van flipped over and petrol and oil spilled in truck crash

Environmental scare near Diggers Camp after van and truck crash.

Large great white shark spotted off popular Coffs beach

WATEGOS SHARK SPOTTING: Great White Shark

Did you see any aircraft flying low over Diggers Beach this morning?

Shark nets have 'failed', public has been 'misled'

A report into the by-catch of North Coast shark nets has been released today.

Australian Seabird Rescue "disappointed" by first report on by-catch

Your chance to drive like Magnum P.I.

Tom Selleck in Magnum P.I. with his trusty 'side-kick' Ferrari.

FERRARI that appeared on classic detective show goes to auction.

Target finds bugs in Christmas confectionery

Target store generic

Beetles contaminate Target confectionery leading to recall

Facebook bans ads for pregnancy services

Midwife Amanda Bude is having difficulty advertising on Facebook as they continue to ban photos of fully dressed pregnant women. Amanda is pictured working with Haley Hughes, who is 9 months pregnant, on a hypnotherapy birth.

Advertisements with baby-bump photos are being deemed too offensive

FOUND: Hero pup Penelope reunited with best mate Joshua

Penelope and Joshua

She helped rescuers find Josh but has now gone missing herself

Australia Day girls in hijabs going national now

A major crowdfunding campaign was launcheed to restore the Australia Day hijab billboard.

More than $115,000 raised in crowdfunding campaign for ads

Was Pauline Hanson really invited to Trump's party?

Pauline Hanson

One Nation senator Brian Burston will now attend the inauguration

Richard 'Dickie' Wilkins walks off set over hair comments

Comparing Richard Wilkins to a dinosaur? That ain't right.

“Maybe it’s Dickey’s hair!” Jeffreys announced.

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.

Australian Open 2017: Woman indecently assaulted at tennis

Police man the roadblock outside Melbourne Park.

The investigation into the assault is ongoing.

Pressure mounts on Assange to allow US extradition

Julian Assange. Photo: AAP

Obama's pardons lead to mounting pressure on Julian Assange

Jihadis upload video promising more Turkish terror attacks

Vow to wage 'jihad' follows arrest of suspect in nightclub massacre

Former Apprentice files sexual suit against Trump

Summer Zervos first spoke about Mr Trump's alleged inappropriate behaviour last year

US president-elect accused of kissing, groping Summer Zervos

OPINION: I love you all, but get out of here

I love my grandchildren - if only kids weren't so messy!

I look forward to the end of January as much as the end of December

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and MP Steve Dickson announce a game changing move in the next Queensland State election.

“Excuse me,” she said, cutting off the question.

Newlyweds' act of kindness

Bronia Tindall and Fabrizio Clementi share a slice of their wedding cake with homeless man, Miller Patane, outside on Saturday. Photo by Ben Franks/Steve May/one2one Photography

"Not very many people are kind to me"

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

'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

What would you do if you found a snake in the loo?

The Cordery family discovered this snake coming out of the toilet at their family home.

1.2m snake chases frog through pipes and out through loo

Bowie's final music EP No Plan released

NEW: Artwork for David Bowie's posthumous 2016 EP, No Plan.

David Bowie's 28th and final album

Married At First Sight: Ipswich bachelor seeks love

READY FOR IT: Ipswich man Simon McQuillan will appear on the upcoming new season of Married At First Sight.

Romance would top off recovery for Booval man

Dinky-di Denyer: Family Feud favourite hosts Oz Day party

Grant Denyer will host Channel 10's Australia Day concert from the Sydney Opera House.

GRANT Denyer shares his Australia Day traditions ahead of concert.

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.