A piece of Clarence Valley heritage up for grabs

Historic Grafton home Ravenford, built circa 1880, is currently for sale and open for inspection.

Penalty rate cut has business benefits

Judy Hackett of Toast Espresso uses the wifi available in Toast Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Reduction in wages could help ensure businesses still employ staff

Grafton family continues legacy of generosity

THE WINNER IS: The owner of Disco Marine, Jason Disson, draws the winning ticket from one of about 60,000 in the barrel for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service raffle. The service's volunteer coordinator Melissa Sexton reads out the name of the winner, Bob Coxon, from Goodwood Island.

Rescue helicopter service hopes boat raffle will raise about $90,000

GOODBYE GOLD DAYS: Here comes the rain

GOOD MORNING: Sights like this stunning sunset may be short-lived over the next week.

Storm chasers predict large rainfalls this week

LADY LUCK: South Grafton couple hook the big one

Graeme and Helan Egan of South Grafton have hooked a big one after winning The Daily Examiner Ultimate Fishing Adventure prize.

Helen Egan had a funny feeling before the big win

Improving community ties one cuppa at a time

COFFEE WITH A COP: Grafton Senior Constable Paul Johnston enjoys a chat with Swan Creek local Bob Green.

Coffee With A Cop initiative kicks off in Grafton

10 things to do this weekend

ON TOUR: Kasey Chambers and Bernard Fanning will play in Grafton this weekend as part of their Sooner or Later tour.

Looking for something to do?

Bootcamp fundraiser: Awesome in body and mind

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach. Photo: Scott Powick Daily News / Tweed Daily News

Bring a water bottle and your A-game for bootcamp fundraiser

Two animal cruelty cases in Grafton Local Court

Sally Rogers, of Happy Paws Haven at Eatonsville, with the new galvanised fencing she has around the property. Photo JoJo Newby / The Daily Examiner

Case against Happy Paws owner Sally Rogers adjourned until March

Smoke warning for residents

Agricultural burn area on Hampton Rd.

Fire permit issued for controlled burn near Grafton.

It's official: Petrol price rip-off worst in years

Australia is facing some of its highest petrol prices.

Brisbane retail prices the highest of the large five cities

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

What to do if your pay is cut

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Employees are being warned to check their pay slips carefully

Headspace: the next step

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What is the next step for the new Headspace in Grafton?

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

Workshops to help kick-start careers of Clarence Valley kids

LOOKING UP: St Andrew's Christian School students Brad O'Connor, Billy-Joe Evans and Joel Gale show Kevin Hogan the underside of a car with the help of the hoist in the school's new automotive workshop.

$30,000 workshop to help students with disabilities become job ready

Company's licence suspended as debts remain unpaid

Cheryll (pictured) and Dan Harper received two progress payments towards settling an invoice owed since December by Development Delivery Construction (Ddel) before the builder's licence was suspended by the QBCC this week.

QBCC suspends builder's licence for not paying debts

iPhone 8: Augmented 3D reality and avatars?

OLED iPhone will have a “revolutionary” infrared module

'Clean coal' mongering driven by witless political fear

POLITICAL fear of Pauline Hanson's One Nation catalyst behind refusal to acknowledge expert opinion of "97% of scientists".

COMMENT: Face it! Some men will always beat their wife

Domestic violence and assault is one are of law which the Murwillumbah Local Court deals with.

NO AMOUNT of legislation, no matter how sincere, will stop r

'Every time I think of this stupid father I feel sick'

Baby Paige

Letter: Why didn't the grandmother speak up for little Paige?

Clearing up “fake news” on every front

Discerning what is true or false

Honesty is actually linked to better health

What other option did Renshaw have?

Australia's Matt Renshaw bats during the first day of the first test cricket match against India in Pune, India, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

Unless you're willing to soil yourself in front of millions, shut up

OUR SAY: Penalty rates in danger

HARD AT WORK: Penalty rates are out the door for some of the country's lowest paid employees.

Sunday rate cut may be just the beginning

Two arrested for causing malicious damage in front of police

POLICE were called to Harbour Dr in the city centre this afternoon after a group of teenagers confronted officers.

Boy, 10, given 12 vials of antivenene after funnel-web bite

Matthew Mitchell was given 12 vials of antivenene. Photo: supplied

Matthew was “as lucky as they get”

Housing affordability: New plan a 'groundbreaker'

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has also lauded the promise

Senator urges residents to fight for more govt jobs

Northern Star Photographer Jay Cronan flys from Lismore to Lennox, then to head south along the coast in the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter to take aerial photographs of the Northern Rivers. Richmond River, Ballina Bar Emigrant Creek Pacific High way Teven Interchange. Photo Jay Cronan / The Northern Star

Richmond electorate can lobby for relocation of Commonwealth agency

Motorcyclist dies in Repton accident

Man dies after collision on Pine Creek Way.

Is this the killer dog prowling East Lismore?

SUSPECT: This dog was seen taking two chickens from a Girards Hill residence.

“There’s three of them running around this neighbourhood"

Kids as young as eight sharing personal info online

SECURITY: What is your child really sharing on the internet? Last names, phone numbers and home address information online is leaving kids exposed.

Almost 60% of kids bypass rules to keep pre-teens off social media

Tradie sacked for sharing woman's sex toy photo on Facebook

The picture that started it all.

Tradie sacked for sex toy pic after owner spotted it online

Feet photo baffles the internet

How are her feet doing this?

Is Tony Abbott the answer to the rise of One Nation?

Former prime minister Tony Abbott at a Coalition joint partyroom meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

If last night's pub test anything to go by Abbott is set to return

WATCH: Man unleashes racist tirade on woman in the street

The man swears several times during the encounter and asks Rahila why she won’t show her face.

This is the shocking moment a man unleashes on a Muslim woman

Paul Murray Live: So should they bring Abbott back?

Paul Murray Live from the Maroochydore RSL.

Full house at Maroochydore RSL for Paul Murray Live

Carer to face court over gruesome death of pensioner

Mooroobool carer Terrance Barallon, 44, has been charged with murdering disability pensioner Rob Duffy, 62.

Body allegedly found bound, gagged and fatally injured

Tony Abbott: Coalition in danger of becoming ‘Labor lite’

If only six members had changed their vote we would still have Tony Abbott as PM.

Abbott says he is disappointed and disillusioned with the government

Iraqi military claim major victory in battle to oust ISIS

Iraqi special forces soldiers move in formation in an alley on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Heavy fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Mosul on Friday as Iraqi special forces launched an assault deeper into the urban areas of the city and swung round to attack Islamic State militants from a second entry point, to the northeast. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Iraqi army capture airport in key operation against ISIS

CPAC 2017: Steve Bannon says President is maniacally focused

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon speaks at the 44th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA, 23 February 2017. US President Trump is expected to address the conference on 24 February.

Steve Bannon was finally invited to CPAC after years

Doomsday Vault gets an upgrade in case we end ourselves

Quite the inventory.

Humanity's life insurance policy just got upgraded.

Desperate search for... teddy bear owner

Rufus the bear was left at a Toowoomba cafe and now a massive search is under way to find his owner.

She soon found out it was a special bear

Coast kids forced to hand back trophy

UNLUCKY: Maroochydore junior lifesavers have had to hand back their champions title after an error at the weekend's Queensland Youth Championships.

Admin error sees junior Coast lifesavers hand title over to rivals

Man became a quadriplegic after swallowing a chicken bone

Shane became a quadriplegic after he swallowed a chicken bone one night.

They said: ‘He’s not going to make it through the night’

The family dog that nearly died from ice overdose

Stewart Morrison with his dog, Nellie, who nearly died from a drug overdose.

Sunshine Coast vet warns drugs new threat for pets

One Nation leader hits cafe after Pauline Hanson fans attack

One Nation Qld leader Steve Dickson and Nicklin candidate Steven Ford visit Endless Time cafe.

Pauline Hanson's Qld leader meets with cafe after weekend of abuse

French waitress shows Aussies how to wrangle a goanna

The Australian native was no match for the brave waitress.

French waitress was taking no guff from an invading goanna

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

'LA LA Land? I only made it through 20 minutes.' Samuel L Jackson reveals his Oscars choices.

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse

Bindi Irwin's birthday tribute to her dad

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Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her dad on his 55th birthday

Reality TV show gives Maryborough a boost

*WARNING EMBARGOED until 9.15pm Monday January 30* Sean Hollands and Susan Rawlings pictured after their wedding on the TV series Married At First Sight. Supplied by Channel 9.

Maryborough looks good on reality TV show.

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

LOVERS: Grant and Chris have been together for more than three years, and Chris' parents refuse to acknowledge their son's fiance.

Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

Newcastle outfit to make Yamba go 'Crazy'

GROOVY POP: Crazy Old Maurice is take to the stage at the Pacific Hotel Sunday afternoon.

Looking for a way to spend a cruisy Sunday arvo?