Time to dig deep when the Salvos come knocking

HELPING HAND: Grafton Salvation Army corps officer Major Kate Young is gearing up for another Red Shield appeal.

Salvos call for volunteers ahead of Red Shield Appeal this weekend.

Bare foot bowls comes to the rescue

Grafton Westpac Helicopter Support Group member Vic Brown, Committee Chairman Chris Tuite and Support Group committee member Darren Brown share a laugh in the lead up to the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter barefoot bowls fundraiser.

Join in barefoot bowls on May 29 to raise money for a good cause

New festival to share sounds of the street

Organisers Dan Griffin and Ang Lagos-Jay with Leche Cafe owner Zac Roberts - getting ready for the Yamba Street Noise event.

The organisers of Yamba Street Noise want your place as the venue

Jacaranda Ball relocates to its traditional home

2015 Jacaranda Queen Charlotte White gets excited for this year's Jacaranda Ball to be held in September at the Grafton Showground barn.

The Jacaranda Ball to be held at the Barn on September 17

Eurobeat will “outshine the official contest”

Some of the cast of The Eurobeat Goes On.

Criterion Theatre musical spoof to ride Eurovision coat-tails

Grafton Gem and Craft Show on June 11-12

See and buy beautifully cut gemstones

“We would love to see more locals showcasing quality crafts or gems"

Surfing The Coldstream Festival line-up announced

Sex On Toast to highlight 2016 festival

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Clarence Valley Rummage & Craft Market

Vintage, Retro, Rummage, Craft, Food. Plenty to see & buy. Huge undercover market! If interested in a stall, contact us on 66431188/ email gscmarkets@gmail.com

Michelle Plozza & Tammy Moxon Tour

Tammy Moxon and Michelle Plozza originate from Townsville in North Queensland.

Grafton Country Music Roundup

Grafton Fair Dinkum Country Music Roundup

Do you love traditional country music and bush balladry? Then make this a date!

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic

The Grafton Bridge to Bridge is a 108 kilometre water ski race from Grafton to...

Clarence Valley Country Muster

Ted Egan A.O is among the starring Guest Artists at the Clarence Valley Country Muster

Calliope, a tiny community north-east of Grafton will come alive during the...

Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival

Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival

Following the success of the inaugural Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival, the...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: what's on in entertainment this week

Your guide to gigs in the Clarence Valley

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: What's on this weekend

Victoria Avenue is heading to the Clarence

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: What's on this weekend

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: all the gigs you need this weekend

Catch Secret Bridesmaids' Business this weekend.

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: all the gigs you need this weekend

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

LIVING on the Sunshine Coast is pretty amazing.

YHA: Backpacker tax laws delayed, but we want them dead

Backpackers are vital in providing labour for many farmers across Australia.

Coalition facing heat from farmers, tourism sector over $500m grab

VIDEO: Dolphin swims into Mooloolaba for seafood feast

A dolphin is spotted at Mooloolaba Spit as the sun went down on May 15, 2016

Its fin popped up at first for a moment

LETTER: Maclean Chamber of Commerce responds to criticism

Scottish dancer Hayley Johnson (left) was performing at Maclean's Tartan Day Celebrations on Saturday. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

"It seems like “open slather” to pick on the Chamber recently."

LETTER: Don't bypass opportunity

Soft soil work continues on the upgrade of the Pacific Highway near the Harwood Bridge.

Chamber continues to ignore opportunity to boost tourism in Maclean

VOICES FOR THE EARTH: Dark sky attracts tourists

This undated image provided by the Smithsonian Institution showing streetlights on Earth at night, is part of an exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington entitled: Earth from Space. A dark blue layer was added to the image to show where land masses are located. European cities are especially bright, and in Egypt, lights glitter along the Nile. (AP Photo/Smithsonian)

Astrotourism a growing industry in illuminated world

AirAsia X arrival in Auckland a boost for Gold Coast

AirAsia X A330-300 lands at Auckland International Airport.

TOUCH down will boost Gold Coast capacity

Australian cave diving is regulated

Cave diving.

Cavern diving an exciting adventure

FISHING: Breakwall proving just as handy as the boat

NOW YOU SEE ME: Can you spot the flathead on the floor of the ocean at Iluka. Local fish lover Skye Matthaei got a quick snap of this bloke before he disappeared back into the ocean floor. Skye told the DEX there have been plenty of these concealed creatures swimming through the waters at Iluka recently.

Schools of pelagics swamp the river mouth for big hauls

Noel a shucker for oysters for 40 years

Noel Baggaley at his oyster lease on the Brunswick River. PHOTO: KATE O’NEILL

Long-time local oyster grower Noel Baggaley shares his story.