Daily Catch-up: November 12, 2020


Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

  • GRAFTON: 14-31
  • YAMBA: 17-26
  • MACLEAN: 16-26
  • COPMANHURST: 14-31
  • WOOLI: 17-24
  • BARYULGIL: 15-29



The Daily Examiner has created a new podcast (audio documentary) that reveals the first hand experiences of our local RFS volunteers during the Clarence Valley's horrific 2019 bushfire season.

CLICK HERE to listen to the latest episode.

If you have an iPhone you can listen and subscribe (for free) to the podcast series. Simply search 'On The Frontline' in the Apple Podcasts app and subscribe.



Bruce Desmond Lindenberg

Late of Iluka, passed away peacefully November 9, 2020 aged 80 years. A funeral service to farewell Bruce will be held at St Peter's Anglican Church, Charles St Iluka, Tuesday November 17 at 2pm.

David Irvine Warburton

Late of Maclean, passed away peacefully November 3, 2020 at Maclean Hospital aged 78 years. A service in memory and celebration of David's life has been held.

Enid Beatrice Fraser
Late of Iluka, passed away peacefully at Maclean District Hospital on November 2, 2020 aged 87 years. According to Enid's wishes, no service was held. 

Barry Bartley
Formerly of Parramatta and South Grafton, late of Yamba. Passed away on November 8, 2020 aged 70 years. The funeral service will be held in Yamba on Monday, November 16. Please contact Riverview Funerals on 66469335 for more information. 

Kathleen Ellen Coulter
Passed away peacefully on November 9, 2020 aged 86 years. A funeral service to farewell Kathleen will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church Maclean on Tuesday, November 17 starting at 9.30am.

Errol Anthony "Bill" Costello
Late of Whiddon Group Grafton, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2020 aged 98 years. A private service and cremation have been held. 

Brian John Cormick
Passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020 aged 89 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his graveside service to be held at Lower Clarence Lawn Cemetery Townsend on Thursday, November 12 at 10.30am.

Colin John Murphy
Late of Brooms Head Road, Gulmarrard. Passed away on November 3, 2020 aged 84 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at St Luke's Chapel, 15 Chatsworth Rd, Chatsworth Island on Wednesday, November 18 at 11am. 

Stella Randall
Late of Whiddon Group, Maclean. Formerly of Hillcrest Community. Sadly passed away on October 30, 2020. Aged 82 years. A funeral service will be held at the Baptist Church, Scullin St, Townsend on Friday, November 13 at 11am. A burial service will follow at the Lower Clarence Lawn Cemetery, Townsend.



1894  Australian inventor Lawrence Hargrave demonstrates that it is possible for man to fly.

1912  The bodies of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his exploration companions are found in Antarctica.

1943  The last of the World War II Japanese bombings raids against Australia occurs.

1980  Saturn's rings are photographed in high resolution for the first time.



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Draw: 4025

Winning numbers: 4, 25, 30, 20, 14, 45

Supps: 5, 42

Division 1: $1,000,000

Division 2: $6,826.10

Division 3: $402.45

Division 4: $23.75

Division 5: $13.45

Division 6: $13.35



A SOUTH Grafton man who broke into a charity store and went on a spending spree with a stolen credit card while in the midst of a "significant" drug addiction has been jailed. Read more.

IT MIGHT have been game over for many restaurants across Australia thanks to COVID-19, but the owners of Tartan Pizza in Maclean have come up with a fun new plan to keep their customers satisfied. Read more.

THE winner of the Grafton Jacaranda Festival's Go Purple campaign has been revealed, with the Prince St business is regular supporter of the Jacaranda Festival and was one of the first businesses to submit their entry into the competition. Read more.


TIME is running out to submit your votes for the Grafton Shoppingworld People's Choice for Sportsperson of the Year to be presented at Saturday night's Clarence Valley Sports Awards. Vote now

SURFERS on the Mid North Coast are in luck this November with the last minute addition of a major surfing tournament. Read more.  


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