Vines add lines to photographic passion

BEAUTIFUL: Sunset in Cudgen over passionfruit vines.

Behind the Lens: Photographic column

An emotional Mike Baird: 'There was great personal cost'

"After 10 years in public life, this moment for me has arrived."

Gig Guide: What's on around town

Former The Voice contestant Dallas James will play the Currumbin RSL on Saturday.

Gig guide: January 19-22, 2017

TWEED MP Geoff Provest said he would not be surprised if more resignations were on the cards in the wake of today's shock resignation by NSW Premier Mike Baird.

MPs say farewell to Baird

TWEED MP Geoff Provest said he would not be surprised if more resignations were on the cards in the wake of today's shock resignation by NSW Premier Mike Baird.






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Shire set to sizzle in heatwave

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251 Lismore Go Fund Me campaigns raise $333,500

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Tweed Heads Library opens temporary doors

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Limited book collection opens next door to library.

Australia Day title awarded to journalist

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Become a 'picker' at Byron with vintage fair

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THOUSANDS of collectors and sellers will converge on Byron Bay

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Hot weather and great music marked the start of the festival

Expansion plan pays off

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Murwillumbah move a winner for property management team

Doctor house calls alleviate hospital pressure

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Fresh fast food options for the road

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Organic fast food hits Chinderah.

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A silversmith hits the Strand.

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Shark with no mate hatches offspring

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Chapel St Drug Deaths

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3 dead and 20 in hospital after taking ecstasy.

Australians in Mexican Shooting

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Fighting for fresh food

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Nicole Kidman squirms through questions on Keith

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Mark Salling's child porn court date cancelled

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Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

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Historical home leaves family's hands after 75 years

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Ramsey family played a huge role in Gympie's growth.

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

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Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

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Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

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