VIDEO: Minister announces Headspace facility for Grafton

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt was in Grafton to announce new mental health services including a Headspace facility for Grafton on Thursday, 23rd February, 2017.

Vital mental health services announced for Clarence Valley

Unions take to streets as Sunday penalty rates cut

Retail workers will be among those hit by the changes.

Thousands of lowest paid workers to be hit by changes to pay rates

You're invited to help celebrate Col's last day

Col Green from the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club who are having great success with their tribute shows.

South Services secretary-manager retiring






Councillors agree bats must go. But how and where?

CLARENCE Valley councillors agree the bat problem in Maclean warrants a solution. But a motion to move the bats is long on intent, short on details.

Optus commits $5.3M to improve Valley network coverage

Map of Grafton's Optus towers and proposed towers

Planning underway to build six new mobile internet sites

Free classes to help teens connect mind, body and soul

SHIMMY: Mel Miller who will be holding a free belly dancing class for teenagers.

Develop self-confidence in these free belly dance workshops

Pound throws a bone to dog owners

Shirley Shoebridge from the Clarence Valley Council Pound getting ready to throw the ball for Rosie.

Pound to help dog owners who can't afford vaccinations

COVER IMAGE: Freya's colourful snap sells cultural festival

Multi-coloured powder shot adorns cover of plunge festival guide

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Duo Hard Drive to rock Clocktower Friday

Two local men are playing all your favourite songs to give you a stellar night with their duo Hard Drive.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Messing with your head

MIND BLOWN: What could be weirder than the realisation that we have another completely separate brain and nervous system than the one originating in our heads?

Fascinating connection between your gut and your brain

Is Bernard really related to the Fanning of Grafton fame?

Bernard Fanning arrives in Grafton this weekend with Kasey Chambers for their final show on their acclaimed Sooner or Later tour. The pair will take to the stage at the Saraton Theatre on Saturday night for this highly anticipated concert.

Musician reveals the truth about his links to the Jacaranda City

Houses selling like hot cakes

HIGH DEMAND: Maclean Valley 2 Coast principal Ingrid Nott.

Valley's housing market pushed by supply shortage and jobs growth

Northern NSW TV broadcasting rights sale withdrawn

STAYING PUT: Shows such as MasterChef on Channel 10 will continue to be broadcast in Coffs Harbour by Southern Cross Media.

No change to Coffs TV broadcasting operator

Bidding could start at $1.4M for sought after property

Farrell McCrohon's Jojo Newby rides on a property recently listed at Buccarumbi

One of largest rural properties on market to go under hammer today

Is closing Grafton Regional Airport the answer?

A REX flight arrives at Grafton airport Photo: Adam Hourigan/The Daily Examiner

While passenger numbers rise, airport is still losing money

Sponsor partners needed for business awards

Nathan Benn (centre) celebrates with his staff after Benny's Smash repairs was named as Business of the Year  at the 2016 Clarence Valley Business Awards

DEX returns as major sponsor in 2017

2017 Toyota C-HR

2017 Toyota C-HR

Toyota's all-new C-HR small SUV

2017 NSW Grasroots Rugby League Summit

CELEBRITY HEADS: Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis with Des and Brian Smith at the grassroots league summit.

Almost 50 rugby league representatives converged on Yamba for the first NSW...

Coffs Coast Nines

The defence of the Port Macquarie Sharks was on show during the first grade final of the Hoey Moey Tooheys Coffs Coast Nines 18 February 2017 9s Geoff King Motors Park. Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

The Hoey Moey Tooheys Coffs Coast Nines played at Geoff King Motors Park signalled...

St Andrews Christian School new workshops

Screenshots of Kevin Hogan's speech in Parliament about Casino.

Kevin Hogan talks about the new workshops at St Andrews Christian School.

Headspace announced for Grafton

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt was in Grafton to announce new mental health services including a Headspace facility for Grafton on Thursday, 23rd February, 2017.

FEDERAL Minister for Health Greg Hunt has announced vital mental health services...

Australia Post CEO to quit

Ahmed Fahour.

Ahmed Fahour is stepping down from his $5.6 million-a-year role

Say aloha to adventure in Hawaii

Ziplining through the rainforest proves an exhilarating experience.

Bishop's Best a drinkable dark lager

Dark brew gets thumbs up

Oh man, there are some things on show in this bar

Castelmola, close to Taormina, is worth the climb just to see the sights at Bar Turrisi.

Bar Turrisi is an unforgettable celebration of all things phallic

What can you do in Christchurch?

The Christchurch Re:Start Mall, in the central business district.

Exploring a city in the middle of a rebuild

How one photo changed this woman's life forever

The new-look Cassy Dickerson running along the beach.

A mother of three has transformed her body and her life

Toyota's new small SUV C-HR arrives priced from $26,990

2WD manual version of the all-new C-HR small SUV can be had for $26,990 before on-roads, with an auto version from $28,990

Small SUV a style breakthrough for Toyota

Mum's message after dog survives eastern brown snake

WELCOME HOME: Rees, Will and Micah Green are happy to see their dog Peach home safe and sound after she protected them from a snake.

"It could have been any of the kids"

What's on the big screen this week

THIS week's releases offer variety as T2: Trainspotting proves not all sequels are terrible.

Hodges proud to be part of first channel dedicated to NRL

Justin Hodges is gearing up for his new gig on Fox League.

Footy star hopes to provide a voice for players on new NRL channel

Selling Houses renovate for Salvos in 100th episode

Charlie Albone, Andrew Winter and Shaynna Blaze return for season 10 of Selling Houses Australia. Supplied by Foxtel.

Selling Houses launch 10th season in volatile property market

Furious Price wants to quit I'm a Celeb after clash with Keira

Steve Price has threatened to quit the jungle.

Will camp ration clash with Keira cause Steve to call it quits?

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Popular island resort sells to loaded international investor

OUR PICK: Chris Foey's colourful shot of one of Gladstone's great tourism hot spots, Heron Island.

International investor snaps up piece of Gladstone paradise.

Potential home buyers punished for doing the 'right thing'

Should I go to university or buy a house?

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8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley

From panel beater to caseworker, there's work out in the Valley now

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

'Please, for god's sake give me a job': An old man's plea

James Lindley has finished his 6th university degree and is now looking for a new project to keep him occupied.

WATCH: 77-year-old opens up about a life with no purpose

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All-new Range Rover Velar SUV confirmed

PHOTO TEASE: New Velar will be the fourth Range Rover SUV in the line-up, slotting in between the Evoque and Sport models and should cost around $75,000.

Fourth Range Rover SUV to be officially shown on March 1

Mazda recalls yet another vehicle...

The Mazda BT-50, sold between October 21, 2011, and December 3, 2012, are being recalled.

The Mazda BT-50 has now been recalled.

Mitsubishi offers Triton GLS Sports Edition

WORK STYLE: New Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition offers more visual attitude and costs $45,990 with manual gearbox and $48,490 the auto.

Tradie Triton’s toughed-up tempter

Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 models recalled

The Mazda2 (DE) models are being recalled.

More than 120,000 Mazdas are being recalled due to seat issues.

Ford Ranger FX4 special edition adds some dark appeal

STEALTH UTE: Ford is cashing in on its hugely popular Ranger ute with an XLT-based FX4 special edition.  The manual model costs $58,915 and the auto $61,115.

For the tradie wanting to stand out even more

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School serves mum warning note after confiscating cake

The note sent home in the lunchbox of a child at a Lonsdale school about a ‘sometimes food’. Source: Supplied.

"As a parent, I should be able to choose what my child should have"

How this teacher welcomed her students is melting hearts

A picture of the note has been shared 31,000 times

The incredible story of the girl who weighed just 630g

Jason Agnew holds the hand of Olivia Agnew, his 25-week-old premature baby. Photo / Greg Bowker

"To be told we may lose Olivia as well was pretty tough to hear."

OPINION: Am I being too hard on myself?

It was raw, it was ugly, it was undignified.

OUCH: Aussie mum gives birth to 6kg baby

Natashia Corrigan was shocked by the size of her new son Brian Junior.

THEY say the best things come in small packages.

Mum-of-four says vegan eating will cure her breast cancer

“I think by feeding my body good things, it will have an impact."