Grafton’s golden girls going strong a decade on

THE McClymonts to play at the Saraton Theatre as part of their 10 Years of Hits anniversary tour.

VOICES FOR THE EARTH: Oil problems a plus for climate action

Concern about government's commitment to Paris climate agreement

OUR SAY: Degrading slogans not okay

TOO MUCH: Another Wicked Van spotted in Byron Main Beach car park on Sunday.

Wicked van slogans leaps and strides above toeing the line

World champion bronc rider trains first winner at Grafton

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Perfect start to young horseman's racehorse training career

Home run to determine Dustman’s July Carnival plans

BACK ON HOME TURF: Retired trainer Jim Fletcher with Dustman, trained by his son Todd Fletcher.

Dustman returns to home track after impressive Gold Coast runs

Caravan parks keep keen watch on Wicked slogans

The driver's side of the Wicked camper van being used by French travellers Max Bartra and Pierre "Kermit" Graveleau Photo Megan Kinninment / Northern Star

"Operators of the Wicked campers need to take responsibility"

Cup campaign starts here for Redwolf

BACK ON TRACK: Trainer Alan Ryan with Redwolf who makes his return to racing today at Grafton.

Champion galloper relying on a touch of luck at Grafton today

Last chance for Grafton Cup naming rights

Robert Blanchard’s specially decorated trailer is sitting trackside during the July Racing Carnival. Photo: Adam Hourigan

Kensei Club entries close today

BURNING ISSUE: Greens MP fires up CSG mining debate

HOT TOPIC: Greens NSW mining spokesman Jeremy Buckingahm on the banks of the Condamine River after he set alight gas bubbling to the surface.

Buckingham calls for halt after river fire video goes viral

Scam letter claims you might be eligible for millions

Jackie Radin is urging people to be aware of telephone scams, after being a victim herself   Picture: DERRICK DEN HOLLANDER scam050310-

Scam letter claims you might be a long lost relative.

Hogan calls for change

Nationals MP for Page for Page Kevin Hogan

Cities grab 20% share of Stronger Regions Fund

‘Beretts’ presents Tour de Cure jersey to inspirational Sam

Olympians, pro cyclists and TV personalities roll in to Grafton

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Smart fellas smile and nod to keep the peace

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

Men don't like talking, or thinking, about difficult topics

Weekend Wellness: Mum’s the word for sound advice

Experience and motherly wisdom help add flavour and life to romance

The Captain kicks butt, but...

From left: Scarlett Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Captain America (Chris Evans) and Bucky/The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) in a scene from Civil War.

Captain America Vs Iron Man in an epic show-down that works for fans

MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

Sunshine Coast Daily deputy editor and columnist Damian Bathersby.

HANDS up if you cry at weddings

OPINION: Refugee policy shames us all for our silence

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Fortunately good people have always been willing to stand up

BEHIND THE DESK: Football finals fever

Nikolai Topor-Stanley of the Wanderers gestures to the crowd after Romeo Castelen scored his third goal during the A-League semi-final between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Brisbane Roar at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney, Sunday, April 24, 2016. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Crunch time for A-League, EPL, Champions League and FA Cup

Strange Politics: Peter Dutton treats refugees like rubbish

OPINION: If my reclusive and more than slightly barmy neighbour with piercing phobia of his own rubbish bin is reading this: feel lonesome no longer, dear boy.

Regional funds going to metropolitan projects

ALP Leader Bill Shorten slams the Stronger Regions Fund

Millions of regional dollars going to capital cities

Ten people involved in two car crash at Nashua

Two car crash at Nashua

TEN patients being treated at two car crash on Bangalow Rd.

Spanish firm to build new bridge

BRIDGING THE CLARENCE: State Minister for Roads Duncan Gay (centre), Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan surrounded by the people who will work to complete the Harwood Bridge project by 2019.

International firm successful Harwood Bridge tenderer

'Standover' man killed in shopping centre shooting

One of the victims of the Sydney shooting. Photo: Ten News / Twitter

Shots fired outside Bankstown Central Shopping Centre

Tenderer announced for new Harwood bridge

APPROVED: Chris Gulaptis and Duncan Gay (right) congratulate approved tenderers for the Harwood bridge project, Acciona Ferrovial Joint Venture.

New Clarence River crossing to remove notorious traffic hotspot

Rebels fan banned for 12 months after brawl

Rebels Luke Welch during the first grade rugby league match between the South Grafton Rebels and the Sawtell Panthers at McKittrick Park South Grafton on Sunday, 10th April, 2016. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

Instigator of post-match brawl not welcome at Group 2 fixtures

OUTAGE UPDATE: Telstra says event lasted less than 30 mins

Telstra outage map as of 12.30pm on May 2, 2016

Rockhampton ADSL customers affected by service interruption

Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son

Memorial service for Joel Winterton at the park below the Lamington Bridge where he drowned. Friends farewell him with a floral tribute from the pontoon he was fishing from. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Investigations are needed regarding the best way to improve safety

Obama burns Trump in final correspondents' dinner speech

Obama's last toast left nobody unmocked

Aussie goalkeeper dies after being hit by lightning

Former Sydney Olympic player dies after being hit by lightning

Boys suffers burns after YouTube fail

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Police are asking people not to try foolish acts on YouTube at home

Former priest raped girl while listening to Leonard Cohen

The stained glass window of The Good Shepherd at St Pauls Anglican Church in Maryborough.

"You broke me, but today I can begin putting myself back together."

Paediatric hospital destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

The new violence on Thursday brings the death toll in the past 24-hours in the deeply divided city to at least 61 killed.

Airstrikes on hospitals are becoming more common in Syria

Australian woman believed to be kidnapped in Afghanistan

A supplied image obtained Friday, April 29, 2016 of Australian aid worker Katherine (Kerry) Jane Wilson. The Perth woman was reportedly taken by a group of armerd men in military uniforms from her office in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Her father has issued an emotional plea for her safe return.

Father of an woman apparently kidnapped has pleaded for her return

M'boro mum wants to nit-pick for a living

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business and remove the stigma around nits.

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business.

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Spotlight staff member Kerrie Gomboc with Bella and mum Tara Birse and her toy puppy she was reunited with. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

MY SAY: Sorry America, you have it all wrong

So here I present to you my comprehensive (though certainly not exclusive) list of the 10 things seriously weird about the United States of America.

Journalist Sophie Meixner highlights some flaws she's found in USA.

The Rock urged to join All Blacks by SBW

Sonny Bill Williams and The Rock.

Actor Dwayne Johnson called on to help out Kiwis

TV ratings battle heats up: The Voice tops cooking and reno

The Voice Australia coaches, from left, Benji and Joel Madden, Delta Goodrem, Jessie J and Ronan Keating.

BLIND auditions deliver much-needed win for Channel 9.

Game of Thrones s6 ep2 preview: what's Ramsay up to?

Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton in a scene from season six of Game of Thrones.

COULD Ramsay Bolton be the key to Jon Snow's resurrection?

Dalby twins pull out surprise win on House Rules

DALBY BOYS: Luke and Cody Cook have found their footing on Channel 7's renovation show House Rules.

LUKE and Cody hit all the right notes with their bathroom.

WATCH: Bong throwing at Nimbin MardiGrass

GO LARGE: Mark visiting from Brisbane scored a huge 30-plus metre throw at the MardiGrass bong throwing competition.

No shortage of brave (or foolish) competitors in the "Hemp Olympix".

Florence Foster Jenkins: Hitting the wrong note

Meryl Streep in a scene from the movie Florence Foster Jenkins.

Florence Foster Jenkins, explores a very peculiar tale in history

MasterChef Australia's new chapter

Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris host the TV series MasterChef Australia.

GEORGE Calombaris opens up about food show’s latest season.

US giant pays $150m for hinterland herb business

NEW ERA: Jacqui Wilson-Smith, of Gourmet Garden, with some of the locally produced herb products.

The deal could see the business expand its exports

Adani’s ability to access new loan unknown

$5 billion legislation is likely to be debated in Senate tomorrow

Morrison confirms wealthy Aussies will pay more tax on super

Treasurer Scott Morrison outside The Treasury as part of a media opportunity in Canberra, Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Wealthy Australians will pay more tax on their superannuation

PM promises substantial changes to tax in budget

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Rockhampton. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

There will be "substantial" changes to the tax system

Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese

The Queensland Labor Party have selected Benarkin resident Liz Hollens-Riley to run in Nanango.

We could wind up casting votes on Chinese-made ballots

Large Hadron Collider taken out by encounter with weasel

The Large Hadron Collider has been temporarily immobilised