Blood thicker than water for ex-Shark Wheeler

Mal Wheeler will be cheering son-in-law Blair on in Sunday's grand final. Blair is pictured scoring a try against Canberra in last weekend's preliminary final.

I have my shirt and beanie and they're both purple.

Blood thicker than water for ex-Shark Wheeler

Mal Wheeler will be cheering son-in-law Blair on in Sunday's grand final. Blair is pictured scoring a try against Canberra in last weekend's preliminary final.

I have my shirt and beanie and they're both purple.

Which was the best flower at the Murwillumbah Garden Show?

WINNER: Murwillumbah and District Garden Club president Wayne Tagget with Ted Chilcott's winning entry for the general cut flower section.

IN A sea of bright blooms there could only be one champion.





Tweed detectives have finalised their report on a recent Banora scooter death for the NSW Coroner after an elderly man's body was found in water.

Probe into scooter death

Tweed detectives have finalised their report on a recent Banora scooter death for the NSW Coroner after an elderly man's body was found in water.


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FRI Sep 30: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

IT'S almost the long weekend, which means you should be getting outdoors to rack up some extra kilometres for your town!

'My twin would be proud': Lauren kicks 33kg in 32 weeks

KICKING GOALS AND KILOS: Grand Finalist in the Rapid Loss weight-loss competition, Hervey Bay's Lauren Kertland is now living life to the fullest.

In 32 weeks Lauren dropped from 94kg to 61kg

Kick the Kilos: September 29

A morning run is just one way to kick those kilos

Tweed consolidates top three spot.

WED Sep 28: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Portrait of athletic mature woman resting after jogging. Beautiful senior blonde woman running at the park on a sunny day. Female runner listening to music while jogging.

NOT too much movement on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard.

TUES Sept 27: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

young fitness woman runner running on sunrise road

AND Tweed is back in the game.

MON Sep 26: Kick the kilos leaderboard

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

ALL groups are stacking on the kilometres and kicking the kilos.

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's healthy

Where is Kingscliff's clock?

Residents call to solve the mystery of the Kingscliff town clock, 'lost in time'

Candidate up for fit fight

CHALLENGE: Tweed Shire Council candidate James Owen with his best mate having a jog on Salt Beach.

CANDIDATES on the Tweed election trail have been issued a challenge.

6 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND...

Last year's Second Hand Saturday brought out some great garage sales all across the region.

6 things to do this weekend

Daughter's dying wish leads to another Transplant Games

Michelle Manning hangs on to the medal her daughter Nyree won in rowing at a previous transplant games. Michelle and her son are going back to the games representing a donor family after donating Nyree's organs after her death.

MICHELLE Manning still holds Nyree's silver medal with pride

Kingscliff High School opens trade skills centre

Richmond MP Justine Elliot helps Kingscliff High School students feed the chickens and the new trade skills centre.

Kingscliff High School makes getting a trade easier for students.

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Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

AN unreserved auction of classic cars from a museum near Toowoomba is drawing inquiries from across the world.

Will Coast man find love with The Bachelorette?

NATURAL JOKER: Caloundra's Aaron Brady, who features in the new season of The Bachelorette, pictured with his bulldog Alby.

COAST bachelor hopes to make a good first impression on Georgia.

Local animation picked up by Comedy Central

DREAM RUN: Tom Hollis, Jarrad Wright and Izak Whear are making big waves on the comedy scene.

Creators of The Big Lez Show are coming to Byron Bay

John Williamson winding up for another Gympie Muster

John Williamson is bringing some new songs and artists to this year's Muster.

John Williamson is back and ready to put on his best show ever

NORTEC is making business simple

BUSINESS TRICKS: Felisimina Jom from Nortec Small Business Solutions wants to help small businesses in the Tweed succeed.

Find out ways your small business can succeed.

Casuarina sets the benchmark in Tweed market

Our property market is as strong as it's been since the crisis

Talk of revolt as fishers drown in bureaucracy

The fishing industry says NSW's already diminutive domestic seafood intake is about to drop even further.

Imported muck on menu as NSW fishers forced from jobs

Bald-faced banana benders eye NSW businesses

QUEENSLAND CALLING: They want NSW businesses to move up north.

Queensland Premier launches shameless plan to steal NSW businesses

50,000 phones recalled after "exploding battery" claims

Latest phone introduces iris scanning.

More than 50,000 smartphones may be affected

The greys are coming: The rise of the "lifestyle-preneur"

And why wouldn't you want to work from Byron Bay?

"They are redefining what it is to be 60-something."

Paris Motor Show 2016

Renault Trezor Concept

Some of the highlights of the giant 2016 Paris Motor Show in France

Man found dead at Banora Point

Man has been found dead at Banora Point East today.

Man found dead at Banora Point East today.

NSW Open Regional Qualifier

Lindsay Ross is competing in the NSW OPEN Regional Golf Qualifier at the Grafton Golf course on Sunday, 25th September, 2016. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

All the action from the NSW Open Golf Championships regional qualifying event held...

Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV has been revealed, with Holden saying it will be sold in Australia in 2017 as part of its SUV line-up.Photo: Contributed

Holden's new mid-sIZe SUV for 2017 will be based on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV...

Rosetta Probe to Crash into Comet

Probe will crash into comet after 2 years of collecting data.

The European Space Agency will end its comet tracking mission by crashing probe...

Train Crash Causes Commuter Chaos

Train smashed into platform, bringing down part of the roof.

Witnesses say train did not slow down as it approached station.

Former MP Caught in Firefight

Former MP was visiting a friend when he got too close to the action.

Wyatt Roy has been caught in crossfire near the Syria and Iraq border.

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

PURSUIT OVER: Sam Stiller with a good-size bass.

Let's talk about native Australian species

A look at one of angling's major advancements

The North Coast Fishing Bonanza will be held from September 29 to October 2, based in Ballina. Pictured getting ready for the annual competition are (from left) co-organiser John Starkey from Gamakatsu, Jackon Mitchell, Alyssa Starkey and Tyler Starkey.

At braid's core is a plastic used in such things as body armour

Forza Horizon 3 review: Australia's never looked so good

Fancy racing a freight train?

Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Twelve Apostles feature

328kmh! The world's fastest VW Beetle

FLYING DUB: Production VW Beetle's 2.0-litre engine modified to 405kW to help break the 200mph barrier.

Rapid bug smashes Beetle Land Speed Record

High protein, low carb diet put in doubt

Common dietary advice has been turned on its head by new research

New Rio poised to clinch Kia top 10 position

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kia Rio has the potential to entrench Kia as a top 10 brand

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E2: Code of the Streets review

Simone Missick and Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Kim Kardashian West 'sick of talking about Taylor Swift'

Kim Kardashian West is sick of talking about Taylor Swift.

Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition

Justin Bieber has been ordered to travel to Miami for a deposition

Beach-side real estate starts at $85k on Fraser Coast

HERVEY BAY REAL ESTATE: You can buy this townhouse in Scarness for under $300k.

Live your beach-living dream locally.

Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Go to jail ... if you want a job

Prisons around New South Wales require hundreds more officers.

More than 1400 positions to be created

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

Virtual reality used to engage unemployed young people

National Job Link uses virtual reality about working in the real world to engage young people unemployed or disassociated from school.

"If you can build their confidence, they can do anything,”

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

The Ford Mustang you really want: V8 GT road test and review

RIGHT PONY: There's the Mustang with the sensible four-cylinder engine, and then there's this, the proper one. The V8 Mustang GT Fastback with manual gearbox is a purist's dream.

Pure rear wheel drive muscle in Ford's firecracker

December arrival for Holden's new $21,990 Astra

ASTRA ARRIVAL: Multi-award winning Opel Astra arrives here in December sporting a Holden badge and high hopes of boosting the brand as local manufacturing winds up.

European Car of the Year a key Holden model

Infiniti QX30 all-wheel-drive SUV road test and review

ALL-PAW PREMIUM: Why be a sheep? If you fancy a premium all-wheel-drive small SUV alternative to your Germans, Infiniti offers its attractive QX30. But should you buy one?

Stylish crossover a break from the norm

All-new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV road test and review

Volkswagen’s long-awaited Tiguan SUV update is bigger, bolder and blingier than its predecessor

All-new mid-size SUV ready to boost VW sales

Holden reveals all-new Equinox SUV is Australia bound

COMING SOON: Chevrolet reveals its global Equinox SUV model and Holden quickly confirms we'll be seeing it in Australia in 2017.

2017 arrival for Captiva replacement

WATCH: How to get a council to fix your road

New South Wales farmer Kate Broughton standing on a road that use to be able to handle a school bus but is barely used these days due to the condition of the road and lack of maintenance and repair.

Farming family uses video submission to get council to fix road