Former Magpies sons return to lead into next generation

"There is too much history and pride in this club for it to be sitting on the sidelines.”

Commercial fishers get extension, but it makes no difference

Ballina trawler harbour.

Deadline extended for NSW fishers buying back into the industry

Sex attacker slapped with strict supervision upon release

Violent sex offender's life after jail no walk in the park

Nationals will not stop Essential Energy job cuts

Essential Energy workers are facing forced redundancies within weeks, according to unions.

Nationals leader rules out blocking Essential Energy's 600 job cuts

Where there's a will, there's $75,000 for orphanage

A man has left a third of his $232,000 estate to the Grafton orphanage.

St Joseph's Cowper children's home receives $75,000 from will

CVC seeks deadline extension to submit finance plan

Clarence Valley Mayor Jim Simmons has contacted the Office of Local Government seeking a deadline extension for its Fit for the Future submission.

The council wants more time to prove it's Fit for the Future

Grandparents Day recognises the special roles they play

INDIGENOUS CULTRE: Grandparents and children from Gummyaney Aboriginal Pre-school share experiences at the Grandparents Morning Tea at the Clarence Valley Aboriginal Healing and Support Service.

Indigenous community pays tribute to its elders

Baird bunny-hops on bicycle ID plan

New laws for passing cyclists are now in place.

NSW Government puts brakes on plan to force cyclists to carry ID

Bumper prawn haul to serve up bountiful Christmas supply

Business development manager for Clarence River Fisherman's Coop Garry Anderson with some of the masses of prawns brought in today. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

"There'll be a nice lot of cooked schoolies available for Christmas”

New discount choice for Clarence Valley shoppers

Choice Discount Variety Store director Harsad Kumar gets ready for the opening of the Grafton store.

Choice - The Discount Store to open in Grafton

Dine-in Pizza Huts could return across Australia says CEO

Pizza Hut Restaraunt, Brisbane Road, Gympie. May 30, 2016.

"We believe there's a market for that," he said.

Sen. Lambie calls Coalition backpacker tax move a "backflip"

Coalition agreed on a rate for the new "backpacker tax"

Newest way to see the sights of Yamba

Courtney Jade relaxes on one of her pedal boats as she prepares to launch Yamba Pedal Boats at the Marina on December 10

Explore Yamba's waters at your own pace

Yamba Bowling Club leisure centre on track

ON PAR: CEO of Yamba Bowling Club Phil Boughton in front of the mini golf that is almost finished construction at the club.

Centre ready for December 13 opening.

Morrison signs off on new affordable rental model

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Federal Financial Relations at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Scott Morrison signed off on development of a new financing model

Ho, ho, hold off quitting

DON'T QUIT: You might be feeling worn out but resigning just before Christmas isn't recommended.

Think twice before quitting right before Christmas.

Nikon D3400: Great way to start out in a DSLR

Brisbane scenes using a Nikon D3400 entry level DSLR.

SnapBridge connectivity makes sharing great photos on social easy

How the fortunes changed for trucking company

NEW OWNER: Centurion has purchased McAleese's Heavy Haulage & Lifting Division.

BIG READ: The long fall for Mackay hauling company

APPROVED: We could have a wind farm by 2017

WINDS OF CHANGE: Rabbit Ridge Wind Farm proponent Tim Lucas, pictured in 2013, finally has approval to build the green energy project.

IT'S been a long three years for Tim Lucas

LETTER: We're not told whole truth about road toll figures

CONTRARY to perception fuelled by media and authorities, road fatalities per capita have consistently decreased across the past four decades.

LETTER: Rate rise proposal a council money grab

Clarence Valley Council building on Prince Street, Grafton.

Increasing rates should be last option, not first

LETTER: Women's movement Trumped by election result

Students protest the election of Donald Trump as president after walking out of classes from nearby schools, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Race for top job leaves massive wreckage in its wake

LETTER: Attack shows contempt for community well-being

Ian Saunders, candidate for Clarence Valley Council.

You be the judge on who has delivered for the community

TRAVEL: A South African bedroom with a view

The Blue Train traverses some of the best of Mother Nature in South Africa and, top right, The Blue Train.

Take a rail journey across Africa

TRAVEL: The joys of a cold Christmas

A winter view of Novodevichy convent in Moscow, Russia

The lead-up to Christmas in a cold country is joyful

It's time banks were held to account

WHAT banks did during the GFC has not been properly investigated, says Kathy Sundstrom

WHAT banks did during the GFC has not been properly investigated.

Military-style shark first aid kits on stand-by for surfers

"AS PRESIDENT of the club, I have a responsibility to protect members”.

Alleged drink driver: 'If I killed myself, so be it'

NSW police breath testing drink driver. 07 October 2016

Woman allegedly three-times the limit remains unapologetic

NSW announces $73 million Stolen Generations redress scheme

13/02/08 172718t National Apology to the Aboriginal stolen generation. The Sunshine Coast Indigenous Network Group meet at the Nambour PCYC to hear the address from Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. The crowd listens to the speech Photo Warren Lynam

NSW becomes third state to fund a compensation scheme

Lynette Daley's accused killers plead not guilty

Two men face charges over the death of Lynette Daley (pictured).

Two men plead not guilty over camping trip death of Maclean woman

Social media isn't exempt from the law: Crime manager

Cyber bullying is a pervasive, relentless and cowardly form of attack.
Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Online abuse can land you behind bars

Backpacker tax could pass at 15%

BACKPACKER TAX: Visa workers could be deterred from picking in places like Tinaberries farm in Bundaberg. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

18 months of debate surrounding tax

END OF AN ERA: Major shake up to rep footy in the bush

Macksville veteran Aaron Wood is one player who would not be eligible to represent Group 2 or North Coast Dolphins in the revamped CRL Under-23 Country Championships competition.

NRRRL head slams new look Under-23s format

What not to do at the office Christmas party

Let your hair down....just don't forget it's a work function

PIMP MY WHEELCHAIR: Mum pens sick son's bucket list

Toni Mitchell and Joshy Mitchell with Joshy's bucket list.

'It gives him beautiful memories to look back on'

Why we need sharks and sharks need us

Tagging sharks is something done with care

Why we can't live without sharks

Roma's so hot, they're frying eggs on the street

COOKED: Roma's streets are hot enough to cook an egg.

To see how hot it really is, we tried cooking an egg on the road.

Too young to work? This 13-year-old wants a job

WANTS TO WORK: Toowoomba's Declan Traise might be 13, but he already wants to enter the workforce.

A Toowoomba boy wants to enter the workforce at just 13

Million Android devices hacked

A global hack dubbed Gooligan has breached the security of more than a million Google accounts.

Google has tightened security after a global hack.

UN 'profoundly sorry' for cholera spread in Haiti

A man suffering from cholera symptoms lies on his mother's lap at a hospital in Haiti in November 2010.

A cholera outbreak in Haiti weighs heavily on UN boss Ban Ki-moon.

Foreigners see NZ as hot property

Australia's Blenheim Estate has bought 4973ha of forestry property in the Marlborough region of New Zealand.

New Zealand property is an attractive investment for foreigners.

Thai prince becomes a king

King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun pays his respects before a portrait of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit at the Dusit Palace in Bangkok.

The Crown Prince has become Thailand's new king.

Bullied teen killed herself in front of her parents

A teenage student shot herself in front of her parents

Climate change's full impact underestimated says study

Climate change escalating so fast it is 'beyond point of no return'

Horrifying clip emerges of teen dangling from cruise ship

A video has emerged of a teen dangling from the side of a ship

Police use Nickelback album to threaten drink drivers

Police are threatening criminals with Nickelback.

Superglue protesters and my wobbly dentures

Superglue company claims responsibility for Question Time protest

Raging bull almost flips 4wd as family sit inside terrified

Raging bull photo - don't use.

Raging bull filmed attacking car during bull run in Spain.

Hacker makes it Dump Tower

HACKED: The renamed Trump Tower

Trump Tower renamed on Google Maps by hacker

Singer tunes in to first movie role

Tori Kelly voices the character Meena in the movie Sing.

Musician Tori Kelly voices Meena the teenage elephant in Sing

Cricketing greats bring Aussie mateship to commentary box

Cricket commentator Adam Gilchrist.

ADAM Gilchrist enjoys the fun of calling the Big Bash League.

The dead help solve the case

Debut novel delivers on wit, violence and shock

REVIEW: One hell of a trip

Under Full Sail is out now.

The discovery of gold brought a rush of migrants

TV Insider: Hail our national treasure Ernie Dingo

Ernie Dingo scuba dives on the Great Barrier Reef in a scene from Going Places with Ernie Dingo.

The beloved TV presenter is back in a new series for NITV

Gigi Hadid: I'm 'taking the pressure off' myself

Gigi Hadid is trying to "take the pressure off" herself this year.