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Mon 20 May 2019

Evil bush rape monster belongs on a 'desert island'

premium_icon Evil bush rape monster belongs on a 'desert island'

Rapist Kym Spoehr brutalised a Japanese tourist in a forest. Now he is trying to convince a court he is safe for release

ScoMo win restores business confidence

premium_icon ScoMo win restores business confidence

Business Chamber backs the Morrison Government to improve the economy.

Water regulator to visit fruit and vegetable farms

premium_icon Water regulator to visit fruit and vegetable farms

Farms will be inspected to make sure they are complying with water management laws.

Ladies of the bush call out Wicked ways on our roads

premium_icon Ladies of the bush call out Wicked ways on our roads

Incensed and offended CWA to take its fight to the roads minister

Tough new penalties for rule breaking drivers

premium_icon Tough new penalties for rule breaking drivers

DRIVERS be warned, the tough new laws come into effect from today and for those caught breaking them - it could cost you more than money.

Third worst for 'small fry' offences

premium_icon Third worst for 'small fry' offences

A local fishing spot has been identified as the third worst in a 'small fry' blitz.

Food lovers rejoice, a new produce market has arrived

Food lovers rejoice, a new produce market has arrived

Authentic farmers market to launch in Bellingen

Bullying ‘just broke me’: Former cop

premium_icon Bullying ‘just broke me’: Former cop

AN experienced former police officer says bullying, quotas and under-resourcing forced him out after more than two decades on the job.

Sun 19 May 2019

'Dragging their heels': Conaghan will tackle RMS over bypass

premium_icon 'Dragging their heels': Conaghan will tackle RMS over bypass

THAT winning feeling has begun to sink into Pat Conaghan 24 hours after his memorable night, but the former police officer hasn't taken his eyes off the prize.

'Tarnished goods': Oakeshott's career is most likely over

premium_icon 'Tarnished goods': Oakeshott's career is most likely over

ROB Oakeshott said it's 'highly unlikely' he will continue his political career after conceding defeat in Cowper and describing himself as 'tarnished goods'.

Sat 18 May 2019

Oakeshott’s Canberra dream over as voters back Nats

premium_icon Oakeshott’s Canberra dream over as voters back Nats

Wannabe independent MPs Rob Oakeshott and Julia Banks have been rejected by Australians with the crossbench unlikely to expand in the new parliament.

Conaghan declares victory in Cowper

premium_icon Conaghan declares victory in Cowper

COWPER will remain in the hands of the National Party for another term after new candidate Pat Conaghan claimed a decisive victory on Saturday night.

'Very emotional, very intense': Kevin Hogan claims victory

premium_icon 'Very emotional, very intense': Kevin Hogan claims victory

THE Nationals have had a sweeping victory in Page, with a massive swing to Kevin Hogan.

COWPER DECIDES: Federal Election 2019

COWPER DECIDES: Federal Election 2019

IT'S time to find out who will represent our region in Canberra for the 46th Federal Parliament.

Cowper's Labor candidate backs 'boring' Bill for PM

premium_icon Cowper's Labor candidate backs 'boring' Bill for PM

ANDREW Woodward has endorsed Bill Shorten as Australia's next prime minister, saying he will be 'boring' compared to others but will provide a steady hand.

ELECTION: Win at all costs culture called out

premium_icon ELECTION: Win at all costs culture called out

Candidate unhappy with 'disgraceful' negativity on show throughout election campaign

Conaghan isn't proud of The Nationals attacks on Oakeshott

premium_icon Conaghan isn't proud of The Nationals attacks on Oakeshott

AFTER six months of hard campaigning, The Nationals candidate for Cowper Pat Conaghan has taken a deep breath and reflected over what has transpired recently.

Nats level 'vandalism' claims at Oakeshott supporters

premium_icon Nats level 'vandalism' claims at Oakeshott supporters

Tensions rise in Cowper. The Nats claim a 'criminal offence' has been committed today while Oakeshott supporters are appalled by the party's smear campaign.

Oakeshott was a square peg in a round hole at The Nationals

premium_icon Oakeshott was a square peg in a round hole at The Nationals

IN WHAT is shaping as a monumental day for Cowper, indepdent Rob Oakeshott has opened up on The Nationals' campaign against him and why he left the party.

Power of the pre-poll appeals to record number of voters

premium_icon Power of the pre-poll appeals to record number of voters

Early votes cast in Cowper may cloud an electorate result tonight.

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