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WATCH: Thief breaks into South Grafton home

Community on alert after thief caught on camera stealing from South Grafton home.

Zaffis pipped at the post; best finsh at home

LAST DITCH: Angourie's Chris Zaffis puts in a final big air in the fifth round of the Carve Pro at Maroubra Beach.

Zaffis has returned from injury and is chasing a QS dream.

Lifejacket found to be a drowning hazard recalled

PFD RECALLED: The Jarvis Walker Adult Personal Flotation Device Type 1 was recalled after it was found it could be a drowning hazard.

Lifejacket recalled after fault which could lead to drowning found

Lower Clarence bowlers, you're on notice!

Iluka's Corey Kempshall puts everything into his opening spell against Wanderers in LCCA first grade match at Barry Watts OvalPhoto Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Returning Kempshall sends clear warning to opponents.

'Celebrate the country we are today'

John Shearer from the Aboriginal Men's Group doesn't want the date of Australia Day to change because he feels the past should be left in the past and we should focus on the present.

One man's quest to make Australia Day positive for everyone

GOTCHA: Residents have speeders in their sights

Ryan Brown is fed up with how fast trucks and cars are going through Ulmarra, so he has bought a speed gun to see how fast they are going.

Group purchase speed radar gun to gather proof of speeding

Today show visits Ulmarra residents

A truck is lifted from the Pacific Highway near Ulmarra after it rolled early Saturday morning blocking the highway in both directions.

Campaign to fix black spots to reach national audience

Incredible drone footage of Byron Bay, Gold Coast

A shot from the stunning video. Credit: @LukesDroneEdits

"I basically go out exploring and I film it.”

Grafton gallery boss to retire after 15 years at helm

Grafton Regional Gallery director Jude McBean will be leaving her role at the end of March after 15 years at the helm.

Long-serving gallery director set to retire at end of March

Day of Federation a fitting time to party

BETTER OPTION: Dennis Seal would like to change the date of Australia Day to the country's Federation Day, on January 1.

"I reckon Federation Day should be the Australia Day."

Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: the scene of the double fatality two-truck collision on the Gwydir Highway on Monday.

Trucking second most dangerous job in Australia, survey finds

Business awards call for sponsors

EXCITED: SPAR Maclean owners Judith and Bob Little were thrilled to be announced the Business of the Year at the 2017 Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards held at Bowlo Sports and Leisure Yamba.

Join the business excellence awards team

Owner weighs options over government policy

The public weighbridge at South Grafton is out of action due to a dispute between the owners and regulators.

Weighbridge owners prepared to sell than toe government line

Weighbridge closure costly for local businesses

The weighbridge is at 24 Through St, South Grafton, near the railway station.

Weighbridge closure costly for local businesses.

Sign pokes fun at idea that males dominate the trades

OUTNUMBERED: Two of Grafton Inspirations Paint female staff Erin McLachlan, left and Teneille Burley give co-owner Andrew McLachlan a few tips. Alyssa Peters is on leave.

Risky business or a sign of the times at local paint store?

Five phone calls to save you thousands

A few minutes on the phone can make for a happy start to 2018.

It is important your provider knows you are ready to switch

premium_icon Kevin Rudd’s daughter in $22.5m online deal

Jessica Rudd has sold 45 per cent of her business to a HK-based ecommerce technology firm. Picture: Jono Searle.

Jessica’s Suitcase is being sold to a HK-based ecommerce technology firm

Mackay woman arrested over $1.7M business fraud

CASHED UP: Police allege a Mackay woman stole $1.7M from her employer.

Detectives swoop on worker who allegedly stole from business

‘Mourning’ after $690m payday

Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore. Picture: Craig Barritt/Getty Images/Fast Company

Quidsi founder ‘depressed’ after $690 million Amazon sale

premium_icon Massive NBN discounts for Aussies

There’s a chance your National Broadband Network plan will cost less this year as a new wave of price-cutting begins.

How one retailer is cutting monthly fees by up to $25

Lucrative Disney job everyone wants

Working as a server at the mysterious Club 33 at Disney theme parks is one of the most sought-after jobs in the company. Picture: Angela Saurine

Workers and their families and friends reveal best jobs

I didn’t spend money for a year

Cait took drastic action to reduce her spending habits

Cait knew she reckless with money, so she resolved to make a change

LETTER: Are Lismore businesses guilty of passive homophobia?

"SO MUCH was closed... the opportunities for a roaring trade were squandered”.

'It's offensive to think changing a date will change lives'

Australia day celebrations.

Oppostion Leader Deb Frecklington says other efforts are needed.

As an immigrant I ask: Where's the joy for Australia Day?

Australia Day flags

What has gone wrong since I arrived as an immigrant in 1972?

Australians must unite to learn from the past

The Australian flag.

There's no need to change the date of Australia's national day.

Teach kindness, compassion and see the end of bullying

Generic photo of a classroom.

Cultivate young minds beyond ABCs, and create kind, caring people

Unpopular opinion: vegans don’t deserve Cornettos

This Australian classic is not for the vegans. (Pic: supplied)

Eating junk food that’s ethically clean is the new black

We have religious freedom. Now churches should pay tax

Religious groups in Australia currently hold tax exempt status. (Pic: Martin Bernetti)

Religious institutions have nothing to fear

Arrests 'likely' after savage street brawls on the Plateau

TWO groups of teenagers met on the road at 2am for a fight that resulted in a 17-year-old being airlifted to hospital after being hit with a golf club.

‘Extremely hot’ Australia Day weekend

Temperatures are expected to stay in the 30s all week across Sydney, making the beach the ideal place to be. Picture: Toby Zerna

It’s going to be really hot and it’s also expected to get wet.

TRAIN ACCIDENT: 12 injured, 3 trapped as train hits barrier

Two people have suffered severe injuries.

Twelve people have been injured after a train hit a buffer

'Police were outnumbered': Eight men surround officers

A police officer was taken to hospital after an incident at Apex Park, Byron Bay.

"Volatile" situation after police tried to help "hysterical" woman

FIRES BEGIN: Total fire bans for much of NSW

Bushfire danger rating is very high across parts of Queensland. Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

A total fire ban has been declared for vast swathes of NSW

Machete, baseball bat, golf club used in teen fight

A machete was used during an affray at Wollongbar over the weekend. File photo.

One person suffered a fractured skull after an affray on the Plateau

Where the job opportunities are as endless as the summer

Angela Millar packed up and moved to the NT. She's so glad she did.

"THERE'S no better way to explain life out here."

Teen girl beaten in carjacking horror

The aftermath of the collision in Frankston, Melbourne.

A TEENAGE girl was beaten by thugs last night during a terrifying crime spree

Having a smartphone can really get in kids’ hair

Head lice take only 10 days to mature.

Kids who use smartphones twice as likely to get head lice

Why your latte looks a little different

Tiffany Weyman with a dairy cow at Maleny Dairies where cows are feeling the heat as Queensland’s intense summer rolls on. Picture: Lachie Millard

The weather's playing havoc with our cows and our coffee

Why swearing is good for you

Swearing isn’t bad. In fact, it might even be helpful, and science is here to prove it.

Swearing isn’t bad, it might even be helpful, science is here to prove it

William Tyrrell’s mother charged

Karlie Tyrrell — the biological mother of William Tyrrell. Picture: Supplied

William Tyrrell’s mother charged for spitting on police officer

premium_icon New dig planned in search for Beaumont children

A previously unseen photo of the missing Beaumont children. Picture: Campbell Brodie.

A new excavation in an effort to find the missing Beaumont children

Flight attendants reveal gross truth about plane food

A flight attendant has revealed the gross truth about the food you eat on planes. Picture: Milo/Flickr

Hostie reveals foul truth about airline food

Thatcher was hardline on race

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher speaks at a summit in Dublin, Ireland in 1990.

She loathed Germans and was worse in the Viet boat people crisis

Ed Sheeran reveals plans to quit music

Ed Sheeran has released a duet with Beyonce.

ED SHEERAN has revealed his plans to quit music and it might not be that far...

Shooting at Texas high school

Italy High School, Texas, where the shooting took place today. Picture: Supplied

A SCHOOL shooting has taken place with the shooter in custody

MH370 wreck hunter’s theory on missing plane

Blaine Gibson speaks to the media during an interview about his on-going quest to find the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Canberra, Australia. Gibson is the first person searching for the plane who's actually found any trace of it and says he won't quit gathering clues until the mystery is solved. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)

Wreck-hunter says MH370 crash was not result of pilot murder-suicide

Massive snake kills 6-day-old baby goat on farm

A carpet python has killed a baby goat at a Northern Rivers hobby farm.

Don't joke about living with a python (warning: Distressing image)

FREE: Woman wants to give away her $3000 wedding dress

PASSING ON THE LOVE: Rachael Ropata wants to pass on the "baton" to make someone else's wedding day that extra bit special.

This "amazing” gesture could make a bride's dream come true

Parents boycott after school exposes girl's toilets to public

The new layout means prepubescent girls will be forced to go to the toilet in front of a CCTV camera and a classroom door.

School wants girls to go to the toilet in a hallway

Beauty blogger slammed for ‘sexualising’ child with makeup

Sexualising a child with makeup won't make you internet popular

Company criticised over racist nail polish name

It's unknown how anyone thought this name was appropriate.

Company sees backlash for remarkably racist product name

'Glowing' UFOs seen in NT town

Sue Fitzgerald believes she saw UFOs at her Batchelor property. Picture: KERI MEGELUS

Three UFOs covered in glowing red lights came soaring overhead

MOVIE REVIEW: Mesmerising tale of outback injustice

Acclaimed indigenous director Warwick Thornton follows up Samson and Delilah with a bleak Aussie western that packs an emotional punch.

Another royal wedding on the way

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have become engaged.

Royal fans, rejoice — another wedding is on

Actor Will Smith spotted in Queensland

Actor Will Smith, pictured here at the MCG in Melbourne at the weekend, is currently holidaying at Lizard Island. PICTURE: AAP Image/Mal Fairclough

Actor Will Smith goes scuba diving during in Far North Queensland

Miranda Kerr shows off baby bump in chic ensemble

Kerr looked stylish with round sunglasses perched on her head and a coat draped over her shoulders.

Miranda Kerr shows off growing baby bump in Los Angeles

‘Hypocrite’ Scarlett Johansson slammed over Franco comments

Scarlett Johansson spoke to the 500,000 strong crowd during the Women's Rally. Source: AFP/ Mark Ralston.

Scarlett Johansson cops a backlash over Woody Allen comments

Reality star’s 45kg prison weight loss

Abby Lee Miller was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of bankruptcy fraud. Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller shows glimpse of extreme weight loss

First name revealed for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Isuzu D-MAX will be in the middle of the reality TV action this year.

Series four name revealed ahead of program launch.