Surfer's shark tale: 'That's when it's come straight at me'

CASUARINA man Rodney Clark said in 13 years of surfing he'd never come into contact with a shark as "aggressive” as the Great White which nudged him off his SUP

Sleeping rough for Fred's Place

ALL RUGGED UP: From left, Lenny McLennan, Jason McDonald, Gerard Robinson, Gordon Rhodes and Stuart Burrows prepare for Fred's Place Sleep Out.

Tweed locals show support for homeless by sleeping outside in boxes.

Cabarita assailants "ridiculous”: police slam arrested duo

Police swarm on two assailants at Cabarita on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Robert Slatt.

TWO MEN face Byron Court today following dramatic arrest at gunpoint

'Aggressive' great white shark knocks man off board

A 2.28m Great White is tagged by the Department of Primary Industries at Coffs Harbour on Tuesday.

"It went under his SUP towards our son, then circled around."

Sex 'predator' hid upskirt footage in a sock

New Zealand national used videos to satisfy his sexual urges

AirAsia, Jetstar flights in near collision

A Jetstar flight at Coolangatta Airport. FILE

Transport safety authorities launch investigation

Police charge two men after dramatic gunpoint arrest

Police swarm on two men, arrested on a busy suburban road at Cabarita.

"I just thought straight away 'I hope it's not a child.'"

Where the "who's who” in biz will be this weekend

TIME TO SHINE: Patrons at the launch of the 2016 BEATS awards at Babalou, Kingscliff.

The theme is sequins and sparkles; the guest list Tweed's top crop

GIG GUIDE: Where to have fun this weekend

INDI-FOLK: Songsmith Luke Morris will play Fingal's Sheoak Shack on Saturday from 2pm.

Gig guide: what's on around the Tweed, July 28 - Aug 1

FKG to build massive food processing plant

The plant will process produce grown on the Darling Downs. Photo Contributed

$5 million plant will bring new jobs to Toowoomba

The Big Read: will robots terminate your job?

Will a robot terminate your job?

Komatsu spends $3.7 billion to acquire Joy Global

The 960E series of Komatsu dump trucks are some of types of machines used by the company within mining and areas like the Bowen Basin.

Komatsu expands in mining through acquisition of another company

Santos struggles with record breaker from GLNG train two

SANTOS DROPS: Despite increased production, Santos still takes a hit.

Santos share prices closed yesterday at $4.56

Road test review: Volkswagen Amarok Highline

The VW Amarok.

We road test the VW Amarok Highline dual cab ute.

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury comes automated

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is packed with impressive technology.

Sonia Kruger should be allowed to speak on Muslims

HOW sad is Australia becoming where a TV personality like Sonya Kruger can’t even say we need to cut immigration without racial protests.

LETTER: Brexit vote was a wake-up call for EU

EU needs to develop policies based on people

LETTER: The right wing are the ones to save Australia

The right wing of politics could well be the saviour.

LETTER: ‘Students breathe in toxic car fumes’

HEALTH FEARS: Are children breathing in dangerous car fumes while waiting outside schools for their parents to pick them up?

Students waiting to be picked up from school are breathing in fumes

STRANGE POLITICS: Potential new fad is off with the roaches

Fancy a glass of cockroach milk?

Some of Pete Evans' ideas are erm...interesting

Dad's a Kiwi: Should I go back to my own country?

SHOULD I pack up and go back to my own country?

WATERCOOLER: Bad Moms sign should be pulled

Where young kids can see them, it becomes an issue

Cleaner loses appeal to get back work

The Lismore Base Hospital cleaner lost his appeal to have his job reinstated.

Greyhound industry pushes as MPs consider crossing floor

Greyhound trainer Keiron Butler had his false teeth eaten by his dog Eleazar.

The Greyhound Racing Alliance has launched a campaign for fair go.

Teen girl 'gang raped' by three youths: court

Girl lost consciousness during attack after mouth covered

New partnership keeps macadamia nut rolling

Macadamia Processing Company, nut in shell.
Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

Figures show the macadamia business is worth more than in 2013.

Guns, bullets, and drugs seized in Northern Rivers raid

Police conduct drug raids in the city and surrounding areas, confiscating an array of drugs, implements used to conceal drugs, and firearms. A number of people are on multiple charges. July 8, 2016

Rural property searched and two people charged.

Accused ice dealer walks from court after bail granted

Defence solicitor said client had been upset by death of his son

Jail inmates hospitalised after ingesting light bulbs

Three Grafton Correctional Centre inmates taken to hospital

How could they do this to someone who tried to help them?

JUNKIE SCUM DOG: Ross Newmann is disappointed with the graffiti sprayed on his Bargara Rd rental property.

Man devastated following graffiti attack

Doctors baffled by woman's mystery illness

Ashleigh Jensen today

"I went from being healthy to not knowing how I was still alive"

This mother's journey: Raising a daughter alone

Despite some challenges, life is a series of delightful little adventures for Sam and her mum.

Do I have any regrets about having a child on my own? Absolutely not

Fighting against the child sex trade, one kid at a time

Destiny Rescue founder Tony Kirwan.

He saves underage kids from the horrors of prostitution

Can you help family who lost their home in blaze?

Nothing but rubble remains of home

Lawyers question royal commissioner appointment

The current Don Dale youth detention centre is seen in Darwin, Wednesday July 27, 2016. Abusive treatment of young inmates at the previous centre by officers will be the subject of investigation of a royal commission after disturbing footage was broadcast on ABC's Four Corners program, showing teens being tear-gassed, hit, stripped naked, and hog-tied in footage from 2010 until 2015. The new centre is a repurposed wing of the former Darwin adult prison, which the former corrections commissioner said was only fit to be bulldozed. (AAP Image/Neda Vanovac) NO ARCHIVING

Is Brian Martin the right person for royal commissioner?

Economy needs Kevin Rudd approach: Professor

Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia.

An economics professor has said a rates cut in not enough.

Leadership roles lacking diversity: report

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

A report has shown there is a lack of diversity in top roles.

Bill Spedding seeks stay

A VIOLENT house party led police to a property in Goomeri, where they discovered a man bleeding on the ground.

Bill Spedding will seek a stay on his trial.

The Brexit vote has caused a wave of racist hate crimes

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a joint press conference with Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, during her visit in Bratislava, Slovakia, 28 July 2016. Her visit is part of a whirlwind diplomacy tour of EU states following the UK's Brexit vote.

Brexit support has seen racist violence explode

Can you see why this bikini pic has gone viral?

What's so strange about these girls in bikinis?

Lotto winner invested in drug operation

Lotto winner is facing life in prison for investing winnings in meth

MP flips out over Bad Moms making a point

Federal Moreton MP Graham Perrett reckons Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn are offending people by flipping the bird in a movie poster.

Politician flips out over Bad Moms' stars giving a rude symbol

This Kmart has had to lock up its chocolate

One Kmart has put their chocolate in individual security cases

Dawson MP laughs off Shaun Micallef's on-air roasting of him

ABC's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef makes fun at Dawson MP on his program

This tattoo costs her jobs, but it's not discrimination

The tattoo on her ankle is about the size of a 10 cent piece.

"F*** OFF, We will race"- Motorbike race push flares up

DAMAGE: Vandals have struck over the proposed Hinterland TT race.

Coast motorbike race under clouds as vandals strike

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music

Date announced for Prince tribute concert

A Prince tribute concert will take place later this year

Matt Damon is taking a break from acting

Matt Damon is taking a break to spend time with his family

Police foiled terrifying 1m plot to kidnap Katie Price

Police foiled a £1 million plot to kidnap Katie Price and her family

Kristen Bell's baby confession

Kristen Bell once pretended to be asleep when her baby woke up early

Babylon 5's Jerry Doyle has died

Jerry Doyle has died from unknown causes at the age of 60