Daily Catch-up: November 19, 2020


Cloud clearing. The chance of fog patches early this morning. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30C.

  • GRAFTON: 19-27
  • YAMBA: 19-25
  • MACLEAN: 17-24
  • COPMANHURST: 15-29
  • WOOLI: 19-23
  • BARYULGIL: 16-27



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.



Kevin William Jones, OAM

Late of Maclean, passed away peacefully November 12, 2020 aged 80 years. Relatives and friends of the late Kevin Jones are respectfully invited to attend the Service of Celebration, to be held at St James Anglican Church, Wharf St Maclean, Thursday November 19 at 2pm. Members of the Maclean RSL sub-branch are respectfully invited to attend the service of their late member as per the family notice. Blazers and medals to be worn.

Madge Elaine Groves (nee Boyd)

Of Grafton, formerly Wooli, passed away on November 17, 2020, aged 94 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Madge's funeral service to be held at St Matthew's Anglican Church, Tyson St South Grafton on Friday November 20 at 10am.

Colin John Murphy
Late of Brooms Head Road, Gulmarrad. 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.



1703  The legendary 'Man in the Iron Mask' dies.


1813  George Evans departs Sydney to explore the land west of the Blue Mountains discovered by Lawson, Blaxland and Wentworth.

1946  Australian country music singer Slim Dusty records his first single.

1959  Motor company Ford announces that it is discontinuing the Edsel.



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A DANGEROUS walk to one of Yamba's iconic beaches will be fixed with a grant that is hoped will help tourists enjoy the area safely. Read more.

THE countdown is on for the completion of Grafton Regional Gallery's long awaited upgrade and refurbishment, which is on track to be finished by mid-December. Read more

IT IS the culmination of 13 years of hard work, but for much of this year, the HSC class of 2021 feared they might not get the chance to dance at the end of their schooling. Read more.


THE quest from the region's brightest cricket minds to bring the region's best cricketers back together took a major step forward on Sunday, when a young, fresh-faced CRCA representative team took the field at McKittrick Park to take on Harwood - the inaugural winners in 2018/19. Read more.

Second high speed driver caught in a week

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Police allege the driver was more than 50km/h over the limit

Daily Catch-up: December 5, 2020

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Today's local weather, funeral, and other notices in one place

Marina rescue: man removed in intricate operation

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Emergency services were back at the Coffs marina this afternoon.