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Thu 25 Feb 2021

Local face makes splash in Bondi debut

Premium Content Local face makes splash in Bondi debut

Coffs-raised lifeguard joins the ranks of the Waverley Council lifeguard team in new season of Bondi Rescue.

Woman wakes to father raping her in living room

Premium Content Woman wakes to father raping her in living room

A South Burnett man will spend years locked up after he pleaded guilty to raping his 20-year-old daughter. WARNING GRAPHIC!

Will packed public galleries make a comeback ?

Premium Content Will packed public galleries make a comeback ?

When will we see a return to the packed public galleries that dominated, particularly when the Cultural and Civic Space was on the agenda.

VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Coffs Harbour

Premium Content VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Coffs Harbour

Matt Preston asked readers to name the restaurant with the best pizza in Coffs Harbour and the response has us drooling. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

Premium Content ‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

“I just can’t believe it.” Freight containers strewn over equestrian centre.

'Fearing catastrophe': Dangerous goods on derailed train

Premium Content 'Fearing catastrophe': Dangerous goods on derailed train

Among the carriages of the freight train, stretching almost 1500 metres long, were five containing dangerous goods including paint and contaminated wastewater.

REVEALED: The key evidence that helped to clear cop’s name

Premium Content REVEALED: The key evidence that helped to clear cop’s name

The Magistrate found the police officer’s control of a drug-affected teen detained in Byron Bay was “not absolute”.

Auto giant won’t pay back cent of $130m JobKeeper

Premium Content Auto giant won’t pay back cent of $130m JobKeeper

A Brisbane-based company has returned to profit and more than doubled its final dividend but it has no plans to pay back almost $130m in JobKeeper.

Heroic locals step up as flash floods hit

Premium Content Heroic locals step up as flash floods hit

‘People were caught off guard’ - heroic locals stepping up across the region.

O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

Premium Content O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

His comments came amid reports he was among at least five government MPs moving to back a plan to make it easier for the government to invest cash into coal-fired power...

66kg of pot allegedly found in Australia Post packages

Premium Content 66kg of pot allegedly found in Australia Post packages

Four people have been arrested and one man charged with trafficking after police allegedly found 66kg of cannabis in boxes at Australia Post’s Gold Coast distribution...

‘It’s a bad one’: Towns cut off as flood causes havoc

Premium Content ‘It’s a bad one’: Towns cut off as flood causes havoc

Torrential rain cuts roads, puts lives at risk and derails a train

TRAIN CRASH: Up to 8000 litres of diesel spilled

Premium Content TRAIN CRASH: Up to 8000 litres of diesel spilled

Train carrying dangerous good derails with several containers in floodwaters

Old, used cars becoming the norm for young drivers, say RACQ

Premium Content Old, used cars becoming the norm for young drivers, say RACQ

A new survey revealed major changes in first car buying behaviour, with young drivers less likely to own a vehicle before they were 25 years old.

Love of small halls prompts return of big events

Premium Content Love of small halls prompts return of big events

106-year-old Coffs Coast venue to play host to Polynesian island vibes and indie-pop rock.

COVID pushes Dreamworld to stunning $83m loss

Premium Content COVID pushes Dreamworld to stunning $83m loss

Dreamworld’s parent company is hoping a new roller coaster will help it survive a pandemic spiral which has seen its losses almost treble.

Horsing around ‘good medicine’ for daily stress

Premium Content Horsing around ‘good medicine’ for daily stress

The healing power of horses will help a circle of women overcome a year of excessive stress.

Queensland lifts border restrictions on Melbourne

Premium Content Queensland lifts border restrictions on Melbourne

Queensland’s travel restrictions on Greater Melbourne will end on Saturday with the city no longer declared a COVID hotspot.

Life-saving surgery delayed because of vaccine overdose

Premium Content Life-saving surgery delayed because of vaccine overdose

An elderly man injected with four times the recommended dose of COVID-19 vaccine has had heart surgery delayed because of the bungle.

Wet weather to persist as Coffs grapples with deluge

Premium Content Wet weather to persist as Coffs grapples with deluge

Rain is forecast to persist in coming days, as the region was hit by flash flooding overnight.

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