Finding the Valley's hidden gems

Lauren Bath in Grafton before her talk on Friday night.

Looking for the the best spots in the Clarence Valley.

Representing Clarence Valley youth

YOUTH ACTION: Connor Tarrant, who is apart of the Clarence Youth Action group, has been selected by the Clarence Valley Council to go to the launch of Youth Week in Sydney.

Clarence gets a representative for Youth Week launch.

Projects drive market growth in Clarence Valley

IN DEMAND: Yamba emerged as a top performer in houses and units in the latest real estate figures.

Influx of jobs to region bodes well for real estate






When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

What is the NDIS?

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme is the new way of providing disability support – with your needs at the forefront.

Are you eligible for the NDIS?

YOU can access the NDIS depending on your age, residency and disability.

Gallery Indigenous Art Award entries open

Award aims to promote contemporary Indigenous art on the North Coast

Threat of Yamba landslip eases

A map of the Yamba Hill showing the landslip risk area.

Low rainfall eases landslip threat

The boys are back in town

COMING UP FLOWERS: Jayden Hebbard and Daniel Tuite from The Stained Daisies are back home in the Clarence Valley after moving to Melbourne, where they are gaining traction in the music scene.

Homecoming tour for laughable lads The Stained Daisies

Mem Fox brings a little magic to school

FAMOUS AUTHOR: Mem Fox, with librarian Naomi Heyman, at South Grafton Primary School yesterday.

Famous author reads to Clarence Valley school

FACS land up for sale in South Grafton

40-50 Bimble Avenue

Family and Community Services list land in South Grafton

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CMC Rocks is just the ticket for Eric Paslay

HIS music has taken him across his native United States, and now it's Eric's ticket to Australia.

Pitching in to help Tyirra's brave fight

Tyirra McGrady, who is fighting a brain tumour in Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane.

Tyirra McGrady diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was four

12 things to do in the Clarence Valley

John Ashby and his son Joel are taking part in the upcoming Lower Clarence Relay For Life.

Looking for something to do this weekend?

RAIN HAIL OR SHINE: Relay will be on this weekend

Members of the Lower Relay for Life Committee come together at the final team meeting before the Relay this weekend.

Event will go ahead no matter what

Be on the lookout for online scams

ACCC is warning about scams masquerading as online retail

Online shoppers need to be wary

Australia's biggest prison to house 1700 inmates

An artist's impression of the new Grafton Jail.

Contractor promises 1100 construction jobs, 600 permanent jobs

Maclean motel development now a reality

Maclean Bowling Club president Desmond Johnson turns the first sod of dirt on the old green, where the motel will be built.

Grafton, Ulmarra's loss set to be Maclean's gain: Bowlo boss

Jump on the bus for some free business advice

The Small Business bus will be in Grafton on March 24 with a team of advisers offering help in a number of areas relevant to business.

SMALL Business Bus delivers advice to grow productivity and profits.

Technology sector could hit Clarence Valley jobs hard

Sourdough program manager Mark Holden addresses the Grafton Chamber of Commerce business breakfast at the Clocktower Hotel on Wednesday morning.

Job losses will hit hard unless businesses embrace current boom

Golf club development draws closer to tee off

Grafton Golf Club Hole 11 green Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

End in sight for 13-year development saga

Rain brings giant mushrooms

Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere due to the rain we've been having. Edward Faulkner of Helensvale with new fungi in his front yard.

The rain is bringing with it some decent size mushrooms. Share you picture with us...

Queenstown shot on new Lumix GH5

The Lumix GH5 put to the test in New Zealand.

The Lord of the Rings put areas around Queenstown, New Zealand on the map. It was...

Cleavers Mechanical Night Cricket grand final

Harwood's Hayden Ensbey gets the ball above the eyeline during the Cleaver's Mechanical Night Cricket grand final at McKittrick Park.

Action from the 2016/17 Cleaver's Mechanical Night Cricket grand final between...

Jason Day out of tournament as mother fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

The 29-year-old world number three is taking an indefinite break from the game.

Girls fight as others watch

One of the attackers friends eventually led her to the train.

Shocking assault was captured on video and shared on social media.

Watch: Terror attacker's car after smash

Shocking video taken seconds after the attacker crashes into Parliament.

RECIPE: Best of the brunch

Bold Mediterranean flavours with a deeply satisfying crunch.

WINE REVIEW: Spain's variety right at home in Australia

Make room for tempranillo in your cellar

Could this be the end of Kmart as we know it?

Wesfarmers' brands.

The battle within Wesfarmers for discount department stores

Make big changes to home at a small price

Wallpaper, like this pattern available from wallpapershop.com.au, is back in vogue.

Check out what is back in vogue

Brisbane has an avenue to rival the world's most glamorous

Enjoy the nightlife in James St at New Farm during James Street Up Late on March 30.

Move over Champs-Elysees and Orchard Rd, James St has evolved

Kevin top marques as he takes home Gympie's last SUV ute

LAST OF ITS KIND: Gympie business identity Kevin Stolzenberg, with his new wheels, Gympie's last top of the range 2017 HSV Maloo utility.

Gympie businessman takes home king of the road, last of its kind

Updating a style icon: new Audi A5 and S5 Coupe review

SHARP LINES: Audi’s latest A5 and S5 Coupes feature style enhancements, more performance and sharper prices.

New generation A5 and S5 Coupe up the kit, maintain the style

Our Caitlyn a No.1 hit at CMC Music Awards

Gympie's Caitlyn Shadbolt's new song My Breakup Anthem tops the iTunes country charts

Steve ventures into the wild unknown on epic mission

Steve Backshall pictured along the Baliem River in a scene from Extreme River Challenge.

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall tackles wild river challenge.

TV Insider: MKR has lost its recipe for success

My Kitchen Rules judges Colin Fassnidge and Pete Evans with guest judge Curtis Stone, right.

MKR needs a shake (up) of more than just the sauce bottle.

Travis Collins, Keith Urban win big at CMC Music Awards

Country music singer Travis Collins.

LEE Kernaghan also inducted into CMC Hall of Fame.

It's official: Byron Bay unaffordable

MILLIONAIRES ROW: The Housing Commission house in Keats St, Byron Bay which sold at auction on Saturday for $1.65 million.

Buying a home in Bay Bay is a dream too far for some

Coast home luring interstate buyers sold

PRIZED POSITION: Blue clip location, peaceful surroundings, spacious living with swimming pool, tennis court on 4562sq
m

The property was described as a 'Queenslander with Hamptons style'

Stylish Coast home lures buyers from four states

PRIZED POSITION: The six-bedroom house with swimming pool and floodlit tennis court is on 4562sq
m.

Expansive property boasts serious space

$1.8m of red soil goes under the hammer in Bundaberg

SOLD: The property at Howletts Rd, Alloway, which went under the hammer on the weekend for $1.8 million.

Red soil, fruit trees and a backing onto the Elliott River

More than 70 beach evacuations just over Christmas

Great white sharks have been responsible for two fatal attacks on North Coast beaches in recent years.

"You do not get to the top of the food chain being an idiot"

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Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

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.

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Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne

LUCKED IN: McLaren-Honda F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne the first person on Australian soil to drive the all-new Honda Civic Type R.

Belgian F1 racer is first to get behind the wheel of new hot hatch

Drop-top with bite: Ferrari 488 Spider road test and review

OPEN SEASON: Spider’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 offers 492kW and 760Nm, but with the options fitted to our test car it will set you back over $650,000. It’s still worth it.

Pounding the back streets of Bathurst in a special Spider

Better spec and style revealed for Hyundai's new Sonata

NEW FACE: Sharper styling, improved cabin, infotainment and safety for Hyundai's facelifted 2017 Sonata.

Required refresh for Hyundai's competent mid-to-large sedan

Our Top Ten picks from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

BLUE OVAL BELTER: The Ford GT supercar was one of the many brutal performance cars on show at Geneva this year.

So many incredible cars to choose from, but here's our favourites

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Qld mum told 5yo to pack 'frozen juice pouch' in lunchbox

“Made for a veeeery interesting phone call from the teacher!”

Breastfeeding mums: why do critics feel so uncomfortable?

HAPPY TRIO: Hervey Bay mum Jessia Wemmerslager (centre) with daughter Arnika and son Niko Timmins.

Discriminating against a breastfeeding woman is illegal.

Mum gets to child care to find stranger picked up daughter

“I have no idea who it would have been"

Do parents need to start using tough love?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

Nobody wants a return to caning, but a little discipline won’t hurt

Boy verbally abused for using female, disabled toilets

Does Australia need "family" rest rooms?

'I've never used a nappy on my baby, I don't ever plan to'

"I use a combination of common sense, instinct, timing and listening to my baby."

Would you do it on your baby from the time they were born?