New Minister sees the need for Tweed

TWEED MP Geoff Provest pleaded the case for more funding for the Tweed Hospital.

Dam wall worries Guardians

CLARRIE HALL: Located on Doon Doon Creek - the dam spillway was upgraded in 2012.

Environmentalists call for more consultation.

Coroner calls for solicitors to probe newborn’s death

The NSW Coroner has progressed an investigation into the death of a newborn.

NSW Coroner's Court magistrate has called for the Crown’s Solicitor.

Gallery launch a sweet affair

Artists Craig Parnaby and Tamsin Ainslie.

Gallery launch was a sweet affair.

New study confirms rent crisis

Tweed local government area rents are considered to be less affordable than regional NSW as a whole and the majority of the Gold Coast.

Tweed Shire rents have been classified as 'unaffordable'

Schoolie in coma after being bashed on Gold Coast

The 17-year-old victim is in the Gold Coast University Hospital

Rare insight into the art of justice

JUDGE FOR YOURSELF: Mark Tedeschi's Shooting Around Corners, including The Golden Goose (pictured), is on display at Tweed Regional Gallery from Friday.

Mark Tedeschi has capitalised on these parallel lives for his art

Police march against rising domestic violence

Tweed/Byron police will march against domestic violence today.

Tweed police take a stand against domestic violence today.

Fire fighters attend mill fire

Fire fighters and a HAZMAT crew attended a rubbish fire at the Condong Sugar Mill on Thursday afternoonPhoto: Scott Powick Daily News

Emergency services attended a fire at the Condong Sugar Mill.

Paramedics flooded with calls to help Schoolies

Schoolies hit the beach on the Sunshine Coast

Nine school leavers taken to hospital after celebrations

Banora Point students celebrate at glittering formal

Banora Point High School Formal - Kaleb Green, Lily Mackie

Banora Point High School students celebrate at formal dinner.

Schoolies: Look mum, my burnt bum is on the news

Cairns teenager sat in fountain waiting for ambulance

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WATERCOOLER: Time to change Australia's jobs, wages model?

More than one in 10 young people in Australia are unemployed.

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Brough's baggage creating headaches for Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull listens to Australian Special Minister for State Mal Brough during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House. AAP Image/Lukas Coch

Brough's role as Special Minister of State go to heart of integrity

Are those drugs you're taking worth the 'cheap thrills'?

How many warnings like Jordy's until we get the message on drugs?

YOUR STORY: Should mum pay after kids trashed home?

A photo of damage done to a new car by the young children.

Reader wants to know others' thoughts

Five babies and mums amongst evacuees from hospital collapse

A COLLAPSE in the Lismore Base Hospital maternity ward has seen only minor injuries.

Nutella refuses to give girl named Isis a personalised jar

'This negative publicity of such a beautiful name needs to stop now'

Mental health worker had abusive sex with young client

51-year-old counsellor involved in sexual relations with teen client

Ned Saffin granted bail over alleged gunpoint sexual assault

Man accused of raping 19-year-old man and threatening with a firearm

Armed man confirmed as prison escapee

Nimblin Place was in lockdown shortly after 1pm as police searched for a man believed to be armed with a firearm.

Police confirm search for a man believed to be armed with a firearm

Double tragedy in horror day on Pacific Highway

TWO people have been killed in a horror day on Northern Rivers roads

Traffic control still in place at Woodburn after fatal crash

HEAD ON: A collision between a petrol tanker and sedan saw one person killed and the Pacific Highway, just south of Woodburn closed.

Alternating traffic conditions are in place at Woodburn.

Pinery bushfire victims to receive financial support

Bush fire at Murdering Creek Road, Peregian.

Victims of the Pinery bushfire in South Australia will receive funds

Anti-extremism unit set to be given $2.5 million in funding

$2.5 million in funding set for unit tackling extremism in youth

Grandparents set to get access to subsidised child care

Child care rebates for wealthy families set to be slashed this week

One woman dead, another in coma after Stereosonic

One woman has died, another is in an induced coma

Woman allegedly posts picture of dog with mouth taped shut

Investigation underway after woman posts pic of her dog taped up

Report recommends women be allowed into combat roles

Female Junior soldiers from 19 Platoon in Harrogate

Female soldiers should no longer be banned from combat roles

Innocent man to be freed after 16 years in prison

Luis Lorenzo Vargas

He spent 16 years in jail because he had the same tattoo as a rapist

Gunman in custody after shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic

The gunman has barricaded themselves inside Planned Parenthood | Google Maps

Police have warned the area around the clinic is not secure

Chilean coast struck by 6.2 earthquake

SHAKE IT OFF: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake near Fraser Island has been felt in the South Burnett.

There have been no reports of damage

Water-filled condom craze sweeping the internet

Participants urged to practice water-filled craze with safety

Phuc Dat Bich was a hoax - but what is his real name?

The man who wanted the world to believe he was Phuc Dat Bich. Photo / Facebook

Both posts have since been removed, adding to the mystery

Driving fail: How not to secure your load

Unsecured load comes off ute.

Dash cam captures moment unsecured load smashes into Toowoomba road

'Wanted: Beer wenches' - Cricket fans' bad taste Gumtree ad

The ad seeks young women who are "easy on the eye"

That ain't a zucchini... This is a zucchini!

Jill Lampard grew this humongous zucchini.

Mrs Jill Lampard grew a zucchini 410mm long and 390mm wide

WATCH: the cutest rendition of the Aussie anthem ever

7-year-old Ethan's memorable rendition of Advance Australia Fair

Brad Pitt wanted 12 kids

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie wanted to have 12 children.

Cara Delevingne: Sexiness is about mindset

Cara Delevigne believes sexiness comes from within

Daniel Radcliffe marks two years sober

Daniel Radcliffe has been sober for two years

Film-makers apologise for casting white men as Egyptian gods

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars as one of the deities in the blockbuster Gods of Egypt YouTube

Film-makers have apologised for casting whites as Egyptian gods

Woodford Folk Festival's three-year secret revealed

STORIES TO TELL: Woodford Folk Festival artist-in-residence Gavin Ryan has delivered his masterpiece.

Three years of work will move Woodford masses

Dramatic season finale in store for show thriving on Foxtel

David Berry stars as James Bligh in the TV series A Place To Call Home.

DAVID Berry reflects on season three of A Place To Call Home.

Peckham business develops 'first hangover-preventing meat'

Serious Pig: The world’s first hangover- preventing meat treat

Zoo puts on what might be boy's last birthday

PRECIOUS MEMORIES TO CHERISH: Queensland Zoo’s lemurs are a favourite for Miller O’Flynn and his mum, Sophie Cashen.

Mum made sure Miller would attend his, possibly last, birthday party

Lexus RX SUV road test and review

LOOKIN' SHARP: Lexus hasn't held back with the RX's exterior design, giving shoppers a striking alternative in the mid-size SUV segment

Striking looking mid-size SUV ups the spec, and the price.

Weatherill's GST proposal cops flack from community groups

Cash money 
Photo: Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

SA Premier slammed for his 15% GST proposal

Subbies put hope in Walton federal court hearing

The loss of $2.9 million from the Walton collapse cost Beau Hartshorn his home and the jobs of 10 workers.

Coast subbies are hoping for a good outcome from the federal court

Turnbull may slash super tax breaks for an income tax cut

Super tax breaks may be slashed for an income tax cut

New Hummock Hill Island resort under fire

Hummock Hill Island. File photo.

Conservation group slams new resort on Hummock Hill Island

Warning: 'ransomware' attacking Android phone users

MALICIOUS SOFTWARE: Images of a phone infected with ransomware. Phone repair technician Gary Finlay said at least 12 people in the last two weeks have been hit in Mackay.

There is a way to stop latest ransom attack on Android phones

Train 2: BG gas starts to flow from Surat Basin to China

LNG carrier Maran Gas at the Queensland Curtis LNG plant, Curtis Island near Gladstone.

Gas is flowing from mines in the Surat Basin to countries worldwide