Amanda's Camellia Cottage work gets reward

Often working under the radar, Amanda's support work has earned her Clarence Woman of the year nod.

Lawrence Rodeo gives back to groups

HELPING HAND: Community groups gathered at the Lawrence SES to receive their share of $21,500 raised at the annual Lawrence Rodeo this year.

$21,500 given out to 15 community groups this year

OUR SAY: Crowds show of strengths at concert

The Spooky Men's Chorale gather for a photo in the wings of the Christ Church Cathedral before their performance on Friday night.

Congratulations for supporting live shows

Skin shattered as vandals rampage costs $200,000

GLASS ACT: Ron Skinner sits in front of a full window pane that was pushed out and destroyed as vandals decimated the old Grafton City Bowling Club site he owns.

Building owner shattered by series of vandal attacks on property.

Council calls extraordinary meeting over GM's employment contract

Clarence Valley Council general manager Scott Greensill

Minutes and business page reveals extraordinary meeting

Women's AFL is flying high. Here's your chance to play

Georgia Breward and Lillian Doyle - selected in the Queensland u17 AFL squad.Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Are you a girl aged 13 to 17 interested in trying AFL?

Tracing the hoof steps of our ANZAC history

LIGHTHORSE: Barrett's Creek farmer Alan Reardon on his 'Waler' during the 2015 Centenary ride.

Horseriders wanted to lead the way in commemorative ANZAC ride

11 most horrific robberies in past 4 years

Latest incident reminder of how common armed robberies have become

House prices continue solid growth

Mid North Coast boasts seventh highest rate in NSW

BRING ON 2017: Jacaranda's path to a bright future

Newly elected committee Jeff Smith, Helen Templeton, Peg James, Leanne Smith, Kristen Smith, Wendy Gibbs and Kelle Murphy get excited for the official start of the Jacaranda Festival with the 2017 AGM on Tuesday night.

Changes to Grafton's flagship festival receive tick of approval

Opportunity for growth "fundamental” reason behind purchase

Director Michaell Hall, CEO Graeme Prior and general manager of Hall and Prior Kris Healy with director of nursing Julie Spicer as Grafton Aged Care Home welcomes its new owners.

Company commits to keep existing 120 jobs at aged care facility

Valley's airport touted as a centre of excellence

A REX flight arrives at Grafton airportPhoto: Adam Hourigan/The Daily Examiner

Passenger numbers up but profits nosedive

Gen Xers more likely to 'chuck a sickie' to go to the beach

One in 7 Australians are more likely to 'chuck a sickie' to go to the beach.

One in 7 Australian workers have taken advantage of sunny weather

Everything old is new again at Hank's

NEW LOOK: Hank's Kitchen staff Alice Golding, owners Chrissy and Aaron Hancock and Lisa McLaurin show off the bakery's new retro outfits.

Hanks go back for the future

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

Restaurateurs hit back at 'dangerous' TripAdvisor reviews

SPEAKING OUT: Chef Kyle Zevenbergen from Zev's Bistro says there needs to be a better screening process for TripAdvisor reviews.

'It can become a tool to use maliciously or professional sabotage'

Group calls for Noosa River 'cats', punters go nuts

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Zero Emissions Noosa floats idea of CityCat-type ferries

Timing could be right for Bowen Basin mine sales

Rio Tinto labelled reports it would sell it's Hail Creek and Kestrel mines "purely speculative”.

But another mining giant ruled out a speculated sale of its mines

Nissan Pulsar, Nissan Patrol, Hyundai Sonata models recalled

The Nissan Patrol Y61 wagon.

Nissan N16 Pulsar and Y61 Nissan Patrol have been recalled.

Australia’s highest advertised salaries and industries

Job applicant having an interview

Mining continues to be Australia's highest paid sector

National accounts: Australian economy bounces back

Scott Morrison

The Australian economy has avoided a recession

'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?

Mind You: Driving yourself forward becomes its own reward

We all stumbled as we learnt how to walk, and must be patient with ourselves when trying anything for the first time.

Which direction do you live your life?

Mem Fox border outrage: Author should stick to fiction

Children's author Mem Fox on The Project.

Possum Magic author's outburst won't help fellow Australians

OUR SAY: Give us the real NBN

NBN connection details for homes and businesses are now available from the NBN website.

Long time, but short shrift on connection

Man who allegedly punched female police officer on trial

FOOTAGE of the alleged incident near a famous Northern Rivers pie shop will be played to a jury during the man's four day trial in the Lismore District Court.

REVEALED: We have the cleanest maternity wards in NSW

The latest Bureau of Health Information survey into maternity care around New South Wales was released today.

A survey released today gives insight into maternity care

Lawyers fight extradition of man set to face murder charge

Police have been investigating the death of Michele Lord.

Lawyers fight application to extradite man to charge with murder.

Lismore mayor in court over AVO bid

Mayor Isaac Smith is seeking an AVO against a Lismore business owner.

Isaac Smith seeking AVO against Lismore business owner

Mike Baird defends new $1m job at NAB

Mike Baird has defended his decision to take a $1 million-plus job with NAB

Mike Baird has defended taking just six weeks to get back to work

'I'm just so grateful that people loved him as much as I do'

The front porch was Dianne Steel and her late son Cameron Britt's favourite place to sit together.

Mum thankful for community's help after her son's tragic death

Woman caught drink driving, crashing unregistered car

Car was unregistered, fitted with unauthorised number plates

WATCH: School 'fight club' footage goes viral

A fight at Kyogle High School has been 'dealt with internally'.

Students film fights at Northern Rivers school

Bob Katter calls for Trump-like travel ban

Bob Katter has made headlines asking about a travel ban.

Katter gets howled down after call for Trump-like travel ban

Inside millionaire slumlord's secret sex lair

Photographs show for the first time the secret lair where millionaire slumlord pervert Masaaki Imaeda sat in a recliner chair watching his tenants having sex via hidden cameras. Picture: NSW PoliceSource:news.com.au

Multi-millionaire secretly filmed tenants having sex

Quick thinking driver saves cab from trailer blaze

A truck trailer on fire in Truro. Picture:Supplied

A quick uncoupling saves driver and cab from inferno

George Christensen says party unity 'Soviet of 1950s'

George Christensen... now free to speak out more.

“We’ve got to be forceful enough to put that point across.”

Town split over Coolangatta resort development

GOING UP: Plans for the Hotel Kommune at Greenmount Beach Marine Pde site.

23-STOREY resort set for a site in the heart of Coolangatta .

Sara Connor has lost all hope of seeing kids

Sara Connor

“No, I’m not feeling optimistic at all."

Mem Fox: US airport ordeal 'made me ashamed to be human'

Mem Fox said she was still in shock over the way she was treated by US authorities. Picture: Screengrab/TenSource:Channel 10

An immigration officer told her she was on the wrong visa

Saudi King's insane 460 tonnes of luggage for Asian tour

 Saudi Arabia's King Salman, center, inspects an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Salman is on four-day official visit to Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

If you’re worried about how much you pack, rest easy.

Woman prosecuted for theft for picking up dropped note

“Picking up something you have found amounts to a theft.”

Woman charged with theft after pocketing note she found in a shop

Isis mounting last ditch attempt to ensure its survival

Most of ISIS' suicide bombing missions hitting military targets

Bahamas swimming pigs die from rum and beer

The swimming pigs have become a popular tourist attraction Shutterstock

Seven of the animals were found dead

Jeep destroyer says company has major change of tune

DESTROY MY JEEP: Ashton Wood destroys his Jeep to raise awareness of vehicle lemon laws.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

How one angry customer taught car giant a lesson in customer care

GOTTA SEE THIS: Swimming wallaby's saltwater adventure

A daring wallaby went for a quick swim across the Great Sandy Straight.

Unusual footage of a daring wallaby who has taken to the seas

EXCLUSIVE: Boy tells of snake wrestling drama

SNAKE BOY: Oli Wardrope of Agnes Water has been seen by more than four million people after a video of him wrangling a snake from under his dad's car went viral.

THIS LOVABLE young boy wins hearts as he recalls wrestling a snake.

VIDEO: Cockroaches flee infested Toowoomba home

Skin-crawling moment dozens of cockroaches flee Toowoomba home

BOOKS: Superstition a central theme in new outback thriller

IT WAS a nursery rhyme that planted the seed of a novel idea in Cassandra Austin's mind.

WHATS ON: Clarence Valley gig guide

Grace Hickey performs at Surfing the Coldstream in 2016.

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Laugh and cry with God's Waiting Room

Sue Kearney, who plays one of the characters from God's Waiting Room, which is on at the Pelican Playhouse from March 3.

You will laugh and cry with God's Waiting Room

MKR recap: The secret ingredients to longevity and success

It’s chilli con carnage on MKR.

‘Turn up the heat’ means chillies. Lots of chillies.

MOVIE REVIEW: Logan doesn't pull any punches

THE WOLVERINE: Hugh Jackman in a scene from the movie Logan.

Gritty, real performances worth the gore in new X-Men movie.

Booval boy keeps winning over bride

BUILDING A BOND: Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong on Married At First Sight.

Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong

WATCH: I'm A Celebrity's 'most dangerous’ jungle test yet

Jonathon ‘J. Mo’ Moran testing the Riding High Tucker Trial on set of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

Lisa Curry will take on reality show's ‘most dangerous’ Tucker Trial