Spirited fight for Magpies at home

"We didn't lay down out there, we sort of got stuck in a bit of a rut in that first half but we pulled ourselves out of it and began to rip in.”

Rebels wary of Magpies' commitment

IN FORM: Rebels' prop Karl Woodley has been in good form but hopes the side can string together game time leading into the finals.

Club has fingers crossed team makes the trip north

Ghosts full of running as finals loom on the horizon

LETHAL INJECTION: Grafton Ghosts fullback Mitch Lollback has continued a prolific season with the ball scoring another double at the weekend against Woolgoolga.

Grafton Ghosts roll on after 70-0 thrashing of Woolgoolga

Power bills: How to save up to $507 a year on energy

The tip comes from the national energy regulator.

Council seeks belated $15m

Cr Debrah Novak's notice of motion was voted down.

Plan hatched to lobby for 2004 amalgamation costs

Man charged over alleged assaults

Coffs Harbour police station sign NSW.  26 April  2016.

Three women allegedly assaulted Monday morning

Glenreagh will turn into timber town

WOOD'S GOOD: Chris Hanson, president of the Glenreagh Timber Festival is getting ready another big day this Saturday.

More than 3000 expected for annual family day

Residents up for fight against marine industrial plan

The site of a proposed marine industrial plan on School Rd, Palmers Island.

Palmers Island residents vow to keep fighting marine industry plan.

Glenreagh battles to save their historic railway station

RALLYING: Kim Smith stands in front of the old Glenreagh rail platform.

Glenreagh residents fear losing their historic railway station.

Residents driven potty by Florda Dr roads

HAD ENOUGH: Tracy Wright looks over Florda Red Drive at Wells Crossing.

Vehicles getting destroyed by the road is a regular occurrence

HOLIDAY SHAKE-UP: Do Stayz, Airbnb have a place here?

The real estate industry is ready to compete with Airbnb, as long as they play by the rules.

Government plans to regulate short-term holiday letting

OPINION: Supermarket giants 25 years late to phase out plastic bags

(de Bortoli) La Boheme Yarra Valley Cuvee Blanc (NV, $20): A tribute to the de Bortoli girls from their mum, it is fitting that Ms L. took it into her own hands to pour another glass, testimony that there is something going on here. Have it with antipasto by Puccini. Rating: 8.9/10.

Deposits on drink containers funded my education

Have a mortgage? This warning from the PM is for you

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference at the Australian High Commission in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in The United Kingdom for a three-day official. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) NO ARCHIVING

He reminded home owners that prices don't always go up...

New manager at Harwood Mill

New operations manager for Harwood Mill Grant Kaczorowski

Grant Kaczorowski new operations manager

Benevolent Society new to Grafton

Benevolent Society is here to help disability services

Taking over Disability Clinical Services roles

Our Healthy Clarence: The mental health conversation starter

The New School of Arts general manager Skye Sear.

Mental health at forefront of discussion at July Chamber Breakfast

iPhone alert: Why you need to update right now

“An attacker within range may be able to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip,” Apple wrote on its blog.

Apple is urging iPhone owners to update their iOS immediately

'Critical' $1.2b dam could bring 'huge' economic benefits

Renders of the proposed Nathan Dam provided by Sunwater.

'... In turn creating hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs ...'

'Muscle town': Council fights LNP leader over power station

Queensland opposition leader Tim Nicholls made a very quick stop in Gladstone on his way to Biloela yesterday.

Debate over next generation coal-fired power station.

Man with life-threatening disorder needs NBN: 'It's a joke'

The National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark.

He doesn’t simply want the NBN, he needs it

Favourite program to be killed off

News.com.au spent at least 20 seconds on this heartfelt tribute to the dying computer program.

Internet laments as Microsoft indicates it is killing off Paint

Works start to repair $5 million Quest damage

NEW LIFE: Repair works have started on the exterior of Quest Apartments Toowoomba on Margaret St.

Scaffolding signal start to repairing $5 million Quest hotel damage

In a bit of a muddle over Australian Constitution

Local government does not exist in the Australian Constitution

Freedom lost: soon we won't be able to smoke in cars

LETTER: Soon we won't be able to smoke in cars or stick our arm out the window.

Our freedoms are being taken away: Kandanga letter writer

LETTER: Fight to save historic Tabulam Bridge Pt I

The historic Tabulam Bridge crossing of the Clarence River from helicopter.

"IT IS the most scenic part of the Clarence River catchment.”

I’m pro-public education, but a public school failed my girl

I had every faith in the public school system, until my daughter experienced it.

I naively thought there would be a plethora of great public schools

Same-sex marriage: Love without fear for our kids' sake

Will same-sex marriage be the norm for our children?

Will we still be victimising a minority a generation from now?

OPINION: Splendour reached peak glitter

Courtney Smoulden and Dylan Barker sporting some of the extensive glitter available at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

2017 is, officially, the year of Splendour in the Glitter

“I don’t want to do that” Politician's brother in rape trial

JEAN Claude Perrottet, brother of NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet faces rape trial.

High tide washes through construction zone

ON HOLD: A medium high tide and waves disrupted the construction of the stepped wall at Jetty Beach.

Images of the high tide in the construction zone at the Jetty.

Lismore company loses $10,000 to fraudster

Lismore company lost more than $10,000 to fraudster via email

NSW Treasurer's brother Jean-Claude faces sex charges

Jean Claude Perrottet leaves court today, left, and right, an earlier photo of Jean Claude Perrottet

Jean Claude Perrottet, now 20, denies forcing himself on a woman

Premier in town: Poor waterway health in spotlight

CELEBRATION: Premier of NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, announces funding for the Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore Surf Life Saving Club for a new storage shed and gymnasium. Also pictured are surf club president Craig Nowlan (left) and Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW, Ben Franklin MLC.

Lightbulb moment at lifesaving clubhouse

Stabbing frenzy at Crown Casino

A man is loaded into an ambulance after a stabbing at Crown Casino.

Three people were stabbed at Crown Casino last night

Financial scandal destroys alternative community

Families who gave thousands to be a part of an alternative community at Mt Burrell, west of Murwillumbah, are now trying to recover their investment. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Dream Utopia turns into a nightmare

Cutting through myths

GREAT START: Oakey Beef Exports general manager Pat Gleeson explains employment opportunities in the red meat sector.

Oakey Beef Exports welcomes community at open day

Alzheimer's breakthrough: Scan could predict those at risk

The scans could identify those most at risk of Alzheimer's.

Woman shot with an arrow, rushed to hospital

A WOMAN is in hospital after she was shot with an arrow last night.

'Bag of ice' allegedly taken into school by Year 8 pupil

Allegations have been made that a student from Bellarine Secondary had been asked to hold a bag of drugs by another student at the school. Picture: Peter Ristevski

“We do not tolerate drugs at this school."

Sex and the City: Chris Noth's Mr Big isn't coming back

If you're planning on watching Sex and the City movies or TV shows, you better get your cosmopolitan cocktail ready.

"I think they just love the fashion."

Three million hits of 'ice' lands at NSW port

Port bust.....Police have stopped more than three million potential hits of ‘ice’ reaching the streets

Investigations began this year after officers targeted sea cargo

'Demon' in bathroom window: 'Gave me chills'

The creepy photo appeared on Toowoomba Ghost Chasers Facebook page recently after a resident sent in the photos to be examined.

At first it may look like nothing, but at a second glance...

Woman punched in face during sickening road rage attack

The man calmly approaches the woman before appearing to strike her.

A man has punched a woman in a filmed road-rage attack

Merv Rose, star of the golden era, dies at 87

IN MEMORIAM: The late Merv Rose pictured in 2012 in Coffs Harbour.

Tributes flow for Coffs Harbour's own tennis great Merv Rose

Male suspect still at large: 5 injured in chainsaw attack

Armed police officers seal off the old town of Schaffhausen as officers search for an unidentified man, following an attack with a chainsaw in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 24 July 2017. According to the police at least five people were injured two of them seriously.

A man attacked people with a chainsaw in a Swiss town

Jilted lover jailed for posting nude photos of ex-girlfriend

This is what happens when you send out revenge porn

Mum denies part in alleged rape of daughter, 15

A Napier woman has gone on trial charged with being a party to the alleged rape of her 15-year-old daughter.

Mum charged with aiding in the rape of her 15-year-old daughter

Woman dies after sex game injury

Katie Widdowson died from a flesh-eating disease. Picture: Facebook

Mum dies from flesh-eating disease after being injured in sex game

'We’re goin' to Bonnie Doon!' and now you can too

How's the serenity?

The experience will have you exclaiming “how’s the serenity?”

What's a chillybin? A guide to understanding the Kiwis

I have a devilish time understanding a word Kiwis say.

'What gig?' Drummer left out of Powderfinger reunion

Former Powderfinger drummer Jon Coghill works as a presenter and journalist for ABC Sunshine Coast.

Former drummer learns of reunion gig after the fact

'Why I took my kids to Splendour'

MUM AND KIDS: Kazzie Mahina, with kids Makoa, 4, and six-month-old Kona, at Splendour.

Child minding at the awesome Little Splendour too good to pass up

Bieber quit tour to set up his own church?

JUSTIN Bieber is calling it quits on the rest of his Purpose World Tour with speculation he wants to set up his very own church.

Bachelor hopeful ‘didn’t realise how naked she was’

The Bachelor Australia‘s Leah

Her dress was certainly daring, but she wasn't aware by just how much

Phelps shredded over shark race fiasco

"Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," with Phelps testing his speed against that of a great white shark.

People are genuinely upset at the way the race was run

Film boss marvels at Sunshine State

FOR REVIEW AND PREVIEW PURPOSES ONLY. Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from the movie Thor: Ragnarok. Supplied by Marvel.

Thor: Ragnarok success may mean more Marvel movies for Queensland.

ABC's Q&A: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

Opposition Health Minister Catherine King on the Q & A panel, left, and right, Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg.

But there was one thing the students weren't discussing.

Wilkinson back on air after ‘holiday hell’

Lisa Wilkinson returns to air, cast in hand.

Lisa Wilkinson still feels "a bit ordinary" after holiday from hell

Northern Rivers truckie takes on Ninja Warrior Grand Final

RIGHT AT HOME: Tom Hazell in his backyard ninja set-up.

Truckie one of 21 ninjas in Australian Ninja Warrior grand final