12 things to do this week

Bonnie Towers, Shyanne Martin, Logan Pitkin, Benjamin Egan and Kaleb Mahy show some old school poise in dressing-up as part of preparation for South Grafton public School's sesquicentenary celebrations.

Check out the things you can get up to this coming week

Road works on the move

NEW ROADS: The highway north of the Woolgoolga bypass is set to open to traffic later this month.

Traffic will be diverted onto the new section of the Pacific Highway

Clarence Valley Petrol and Weather

Where will you fill up the car today?

Grab the weather forecast and where to get the cheapest petrol today






Stall promotes help for mental illness

As Part of Our Healthy Clarence project, street stall takes message out in Maclean

Late paperwork almost costs fire service grant as well

Maclean Showgrounds. Photo JoJo Newby / The Daily Examiner

Grant could've been lost for another Valley group save for error

Generous spirit brought to table

Belinda Sanders, Bree Hiatt, Maggie McDade, Mackenzie Harvison and Candice Chevalley enjoy the high tea.

High tea for infant loss support a success

First exam out of the way for Year 12

Students from McAuley Catholic College debrief after finishing their first HSC exam, the first paper of English.

First exam out of the way for Year 12

Big Day of Culture on Jaca Thursday

IN BLOOM: Detail of Jane Dwyer's Wild Orchids, which won the Highly Commended Award of $1000 in the 2015 Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award.

Huge day planned for Grafton Regional Gallery

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A whole new world for Hiba in Aladdin

HIBA Elchikhe is living out every little girl's dream as she gets to dress up as a Disney princess every day in her role as Jasmine in Aladdin The Musical.

Ready, set, go for season on the sand

READY: Minnie Water Wooli Nippers starts on Sunday.

WANT to find out what it's like to be part of a surf club?

How this boy went from a healthy baby to quadriplegic

TEAM COOPER: Shanowah Wyatt with her son Cooper Milner.

Mother's hope for young son Cooper, determined to defy the odds.

Superstar extravaganza

READY TO ROCK: Steve Taylor, Linda Street, Emil Matla, Brent Lillie are the Country Superstars Tribute Show.

Country Superstars Tribute Show is a salute to the talented artists

Holiday crackdown planned at free camping hotspots

Wicked Campers.

Photo Geoff Potter / Noosa News

Council is looking at ways to crackdown on unregulated camping.

Mushroom boss says he's in the dark over pay fight in court

Brisbane Market supplier Troy Marland and his company, Marland Mushrooms Qld Pty Ltd, are on trial in the Federal Court in Brisbane for allegedly under-paying 406 workers $646,000 in 2014.

Worker paid $6.76 an hour to pick Gold Coast mushrooms

Mandatory volunteering proposed by local businessman

The government is tackling the issue through an initiative called Giving Australia 2016, which sought to develop strategies to encourage volunteering.

Minister responds to mandatory community work

Aussie-made initiative excites local businessmen

Yamba Welding and Engineering Owner Bill Collingburn in the workshop which is undertaking a massive scale of operations. Yamba Welding and Engineering is contracted for jobs for the Victorian Police, NSW Marine Rescue, and Armidale airport - to name just a few. Photo JoJo Newby / The Daily Examiner

Two local marine businesses are chasing work from the navy.

Coke lovers' outrage at pizza maker's Pepsi decision

Pizza at Domino's.

Outrage post attracts 14k likes and almost 3000 comments

$4.3m bioHub facility is an Australian first

A Utilitas plant for power production in agriculture

The Northern Rivers is set to create another first

Women pictured during orgasm: ‘The O Project’

‘The O Project’ by photographer Marcus Alberti captures women’s expressions before...

Jacaranda Baby Competition Preview

Akirah Richards, 16 months

We preview a few of the competition entrants for this years Jacaranda Most...

2017 Jacaranda Dirt Drags

RIGHT: Queensland quad riders Daniel Pound (left) and Michael Robbins  send water flying at the Gnudwoc Park Raceway.

All the action from the 24th annual McLennan Earthmoving Jacaranda Dirt Drags...

2017 Jacaranda Dirt Drags

Whiteman Creek's Elijah Ford throws up some mud as he takes off during the 24th annual Jacaranda Dirt Drags at Gnudwoc Park, South Grafton.

All the action from the 24th annual McLennan Earthmoving Jacaranda Dirt Drags...

The Bachelorette Ep.10 recap

Sophie Monk is Australia's 2017 Bachelorette. Supplied by Channel 10.

It's time for Sophie to meet the families.

New GPS technology game changer for blind people

This gadget is changing the world.

Not-for-profit first to trial new GPS technology to help the blind.

Sunken trawler survivor reunites with family

Ruben McDornan suffered cuts, bruises and was suffering from exposure after spending 12 hours in rough seas.

Ruben McDornan survived 12 hours in rough seas after fishing boat capsized.

How blogger made $400 in two days

DOCUMENTING her everyday life as a wife and mother, Bindy Scott was surprised to see the most unexpected blog posts had collected her new followers

Migaloo vs 'Spinesy': which do you love the most?

Migaloo and 'Spinesy' the Echidna

Which beautiful creature won the hearts of Australia?

Meet our unconvential Miss World contender

“I believe that everyone has equal rights”: Voloder Picture: Christian Gilles

Miss World contender Esma Voloder opens up on same-sex marriage

Samsung's new 360 camera has 17 lenses and cost $US10k

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist.

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist

Mum tells how she lost six dress sizes

TRANSFORMATION: Jacinta Dickenson dropped six dress sizes in 18 months.

In just 18 months, Jacinta Dickenson turned her life around.

premium_icon Alert over widespread sunscreen myths

Hope Medcraft, 23, is vigilant about applying sunscreen to her one-year-old daughter, Indeah Young. Picture: Annette Dew

Some have been fooled out of protecting themselves

Last Australian car to be built today

The 2017 Holden Commodore on the production line in Elizabeth. Photo: Joshua Dowling.

Ford, Toyota and Holden shut their factories today

Glenn Close: My years in a destructive cult

BEFORE Glenn Close made it in Hollywood, she spent 15 years as a member of a secretive religious cult — an experience she took decades to recover from.

Darius Rucker ready to rock CMC

American singer Darius Rucker will headline the 2018 CMC Rocks music festival.

EXPECT a few Hootie & The Blowfish hits when Rucker plays CMC Rocks.

MOVIE REVIEW: New Thor’s stroke of utter genius

‘Oh yeah, we nailed this.’

You’re going to love Thor: Ragnarok

Sophie slammed as bachelor goes rogue

Blake lashes Sophie in an ugly exit from The Bachelorette.

ONE bachelor has lashed out at Sophie Monk after his elimination.

Going long-term in property? Women invest the best

Susan Farquhar

Investing in property? Trust a woman

Open space re-zoned for future housing development

File photo.

Developer wins approval for re-zoning of open space

Tourism or terrorism? The short-term holiday let debacle

For lease signs

Short-term holiday lets get group hot under the colour

What school leavers must do to land a job

School leavers who want a job next year must start preparing now.

School is ending - here is how to become workforce ready

Which state has the highest salary?

Mining, resources and energy workers are some of the best paid in Australia

Which state has the highest salary?

The top 20 jobs that are most in demand in Australia

There are plenty of jobs for pizza cooks in Australia.

Finding a job depends greatly on where you're looking for one

Report indicates strong growth for construction industry

INCREASE: The construction industry is predicted to see escalated demand in future decades.

CONSTRUCTION in Queensland and NSW will continue to increase.

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

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The secret plan that could have saved Holden revealed

This concept car wasn't just for show. Holden explored the possibility of building a smaller Torana and large SUV off the same "platform” as the Commodore.

All options considered ahead of closure.

Recall on leading electric car maker's new vehicle

The 2017 Tesla Model X.

Tesla has recalled some of its Model X variants.

ROAD TEST: Renault Megane GT Wagon has some wallop

The Renault Megane GT Wagon is available for $42,490 drive-away.

The Renault Megane GT Wagon put to the family test.

It's time to stop and take a breath when driving

Don't stop in the name of love, rather stop for the safety of yourself and other road users.

You must come to a complete stop at a stop sign.

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