Youth hit hard as apprenticeships plummet: report

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New findings a blow for the Coffs/Clarence region.

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Dirt bike crash prompts school holiday safety plea from paramedics.

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Gladys considering drastic measures to stop COVID spread

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Premier says she has ‘no tolerance’ for those who don’t follow COVID rules

Looker ready to recreate his ‘biggest thrill’ in Grafton Cup

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Long traffic delays expected as NSW-Queensland border reopens

New 14-day isolation order to hit NSW

New 14-day isolation order to hit NSW

NSW isolation order to hit those returning from Victoria

Epstein survivor's fight to ban Pornhub

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Bashing death teen remembered

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Teenager beaten to death remembered as ‘fine young man’

‘D**k pics for you’: He cut her grass, then sent sick photos

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Anthony Alan Leonow sent photo of his genitals to a woman

Truckie to go to trial on undue care causing death charge

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His seven-year-old son Ryan and a 62-year-old man died in the crash.

Prison move to calm tensions

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Jails to start prison visits, but no touching allowed

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    "We're almost there, a world without cash."

    Players’ sunny escape highlights AFL elitism

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    It’s an unfair and disgraceful situation, writes Susie O’Brien.

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          That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

          That's awkward! Eddie shuns legend in live freeze out

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          David Vandyke to plead case after accused of administering substance

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          Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane cancelled from COVID-19 pandemic

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              Only 7500 people allowed at Bluesfest 2021 (so far)

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                Jimmy Barnes, Birds of Tokyo and Paul Kelly to hit the stage

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                  A father and son have been ordered to close illegal cheese factory

                  Delicate rescue of fur seal speared with big fishing hook

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                  An inured seal spotted by a boat crew has hook removed from face

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                    Why Brad Pitt turned down iconic movie

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                      A well-known legal and property family has put three ‘generational investments’ on the market, with each expected to sell for as much as $10 million.

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