From the Grandstand: Rugby league the real winner

premium_icon From the Grandstand: Rugby league the real winner

Col praises the NRL for a top-notch return to the competition last weekend

Pokies back in business amid fears of a second wave

premium_icon Pokies back in business amid fears of a second wave

A members-only approach is aimed at avoiding a second Covid wave.

Government report ‘validates’ need for Coffs koala park

premium_icon Government report ‘validates’ need for Coffs koala park

Report identifies ten key koala areas in the Coffs hinterland.

Beach lovers outraged at dune destruction

premium_icon Beach lovers outraged at dune destruction

The law is clear when it comes to keeping off our fragile sand dunes

$22m resort upgrade moves to the next stage

premium_icon $22m resort upgrade moves to the next stage

Negotiations are underway with various hotel operators.

Police crack down on licensed venues as restrictions ease

premium_icon Police crack down on licensed venues as restrictions ease

Police target non-compliance and alcohol-related crime in regions.

Family’s heartache: ‘We don’t know how he died’

premium_icon Family’s heartache: ‘We don’t know how he died’

The father of Nathan Turner says they are still in the dark

Sick images emerge as part of ‘challenge’

Sick images emerge as part of ‘challenge’

Teens have shared a re-enactment of the death of George Floyd

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

An American backpacker has listed all of the things he hates about travelling Down...

PM demands probe into US cop attack on Aussie TV crew

premium_icon PM demands probe into US cop attack on Aussie TV crew

PM has called for investigation into attack on Aussies by US cops

SCAM ALERT: ‘Stupid’ behaviour sparks police warning

premium_icon SCAM ALERT: ‘Stupid’ behaviour sparks police warning

With scam and fraud schemes higher than ever before, Sunshine Coast residents are...

WATCH: Cop forces Aboriginal teen to the ground.

WATCH: Cop forces Aboriginal teen to the ground.

Aboriginal teen hurled to the ground by NSW police yesterday

Opinion

    Premier owes Blackwater an apology

    premium_icon Premier owes Blackwater an apology

    Premier owes Blackwater an apology after COVID-19 diagnosis backflip

    Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

    premium_icon Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

    Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

    Next viral threat is coming, but we’re still not ready

    Next viral threat is coming, but we’re still not ready

    Next viral threat is coming, but we’re still not ready

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      premium_icon Chinchilla club helps keep country racing alive during COVID

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      Kindergarten teacher tests positive

      Kindergarten teacher tests positive

      Kindergarten in Melbourne's northeast forced to shut down

      Sport

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        POPULAR jockey Matthew Paget makes a surprise exit after 25-year racing career.

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        premium_icon Football training returns to the pitch this week

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        Stakes heat up in the Northern Rivers Racing Association

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        The battle for Northern Rivers premierships continues

        National Sport

          NRL icon spits fire in social media storm

          NRL icon spits fire in social media storm

          Jamie Soward defends call for Shane Flanagan's return.

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          Final nail in Holden’s Supercars coffin

          Holden’s time in Supercars to end after 2020 season finishes.

          Penniless foreigners left scrambling to put food on table

          premium_icon Penniless foreigners left scrambling to put food on table

          Foreign players at three clubs have not been paid since mid-March.

          Clifford gets real kick out of cracking Cowboys

          premium_icon Clifford gets real kick out of cracking Cowboys

          Jake Clifford looking to build on performance against Titans.

          Community

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            premium_icon Jan’s recipe request keeps her cooking in lockdown

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            Local Aboriginal feature on the Pacific Highway trail

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            Heartbreak as “Mayor of Townsend” to be farewelled

            premium_icon Heartbreak as “Mayor of Townsend” to be farewelled

            Tributes flow for general store owner who served his country and his community

            Future is digital: News announces major changes

            Future is digital: News announces major changes

            Many of News publications will stop printing but digital to soar

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              What Aussie Netflix users miss out on

              How the Australian Netflix library fares in global comparison.

              Your night in: Every movie on TV tonight rated

              premium_icon Your night in: Every movie on TV tonight rated

              We’ve rated — and slated — every movie on TV tonight.

              Kooky, hilarious and forgotten movie

              Kooky, hilarious and forgotten movie

              You’d be forgiven if you didn’t catch this Charlize Theron movie.

              Aussie actor’s great European escape from COVID lockdown

              premium_icon Aussie actor’s great European escape from COVID lockdown

              CORONAVIRUS added a layer of stress to Belinda Bromilow’s dream job.

              Local Business News

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                ScoMo’s secret plan to save country

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                premium_icon New look Aldi at Park Beach Plaza will be 'good, different'

                Work has started on $2.5 million upgrade of Aldi at Park Beach Plaza

                How a virtual auction led to a local property sale

                premium_icon How a virtual auction led to a local property sale

                Uncertain times are a breeding ground for innovation in business

                Lifestyle

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                  premium_icon Ruby Princess health expert: ’I would still go on a cruise’

                  Health expert says there's nothing to fear about ground zero vessels

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                  UK's new coronavirus bonk ban

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                  Coronavirus NSW: Gyms to reopen on June 13

                  Coronavirus NSW: Gyms to reopen on June 13

                  The NSW Government has set a date for the reopening of gyms across the state with...

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                      Meghan’s link to controversial Kate story

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                      Heigl’s heartbreaking post about daughter

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                      Cops attack Sunrise crew live on air. SEE THE VIDEO

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                      Real Estate

                        The new stimulus package is supposed to support the housing market but a leading economist says it will have a negative impact.

                        Major issue with ScoMo’s handout

                        Leading economist says stimulus package will have a negative impact

                        New home construction and big renovation projects could soon score government cash grants – and here’s how you could benefit.

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                        What you need to know about Scott Morrison’s new scheme

                        The long-promised rebuild has been canned, with the state government instead funneling the money into a new jobs creation fund.

                        premium_icon Premier dumps $810m stadium rebuild

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                          Motoring

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                            Recall for more than 350,000 cars with faulty airbags to be waived

                            Tradies have five weeks to cash in or miss out on a tax program credited with saving car dealerships during the coronavirus crisis.

                            premium_icon Tax deadline looms for new car buyers

                            Tradies have five weeks to cash in or miss out

                            Police video shows the moment they caught up with a motorbike rider allegedly seen speeding through Gold Coast streets at 140km/h.

                            premium_icon WATCH: Moment police catch up with speeding motorbike rider

                            Rider allegedly seen speeding through Gold Coast streets at 140km/h