Tweed's rising son of boxing eyes Japan 2020

Casuarina boxer Ethan Hartwig is the new junior Australian 80kg national champion after winning the title in Adelaide.

"I couldn't really believe it, it was a dream come true”

Cats prowl for new Starlettes with auditions

Alessandra Salisbury (middle right) with the current Starlettes cast for their adaptation of Cats.

"I use different music and choreography in an adaptation of Cats”

Tigers look to rebound against 'Pies on the road

EARNING HIS STRIPES: Glen Phelps impresses with three goals on debut against Byron.

"I'm really impressed with the effort from our guys”






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Join in the fun at the Mayor's Flood Appeal fundraiser

Help raise much needed funds for the Mayor's Flood Appeal.

Debate over better road safety alongside the Tweed River

SAFETY QUESTIONS: Flowers are left at the scene of the accident on Dulguigan Rd.

Should there be better road safety measures along the Tweed River?

Creating space for Tweed artists

BONUS: Artists can learn more about funding at the Tweed Regional Gallery.

Register for the ideas clinic.

Time for Tweed to declare on public housing

AMNESTY: Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward.

Time to come clean on public housing situation

Police and Tweed City host flood fundraiser

Eddie Esgate, 8, of Casuarina, tests out a police all-terrain vehicle at the April 23 fundraiser for flood victims at Tweed City.

A movie day, raffle and auction collects $10,000 for flood victims

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Tweed gig guide: Swing for Saturday

Beatles tribute with a twist headlines music across the Tweed

Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

HERE TO HELP: Women in Harmony music director Elaine Coates (right) will travel to Uganda later this year to work with the African Children's Choir. Former members of the choir travelled to Toowoomba to perform last year incuding Elizabeth Panga (left) and tour manager Abraham Kiyingi.

A Toowoomba woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime

Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

This Casuarina mum is helping parents sleep like a baby

NAP TIME: The Sleep Mama Kylie Camps with her twin boys teaches other parents tips for sleeping.

Providing proven techniques to aid babies' night-time rituals.

Flood-affected businesses needed for Category C assessment

HELP NEEDED: Murwillumbah Rugby Union players Sean Dell and Damien Boyle join the Mud Army to assist families of Tumbulgum after floodwaters caused severe damage to the village.

Insight needed for flood impact survey.

Teaching dogs new tricks at the academy

TOP TRICKS: Rhonda Robinson from Top Dog Training Academy playing catch with her dog Pandas.

Turning dog tricks to treats for Tweed pet owners.

Business ups the ante as government assistance stalls

DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS: South Murwillumbah business owners meet with NSW Business Chamber CEO Stephen Cartwright (left) calling for more financial support.

Businesses call out slow progress carried from government.

Flooding can't stop kindness spreading

Lou Sinclair shows the height of her shop sign after the water receded from South Murwillumbah.

Volunteers help South Murwillumbah get back on its feet.

Murwillumbah businesses fear closure after flood

Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks to business owners at South Murwillumbah who have been hard hit by the floods.

DISTRESSED Murwillumbah business owners confront NSW Premier

Check out these gems in the hinterland

Double rainbow shines after some rain in Bangalow

A drive holiday through the Byron Bay hinterland uncovers gems

Trump's first 100 days

US President Donald J. Trump speaks on the phone with Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, in the Oval Office in Washington, DC, USA, 28 January 2017. The call was one of five calls with foreign leaders scheduled for 28 January.

A look at the Trump administrations first 100 days in office.

W.A. families can't pay debt.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country, with a high unemployment rate and a...

Silence of the Lambs Trailer

Director Jonathan Demme's most famous film.

Director Jonathan Demme dies.

Holden Special Vehicles Maloo 30th anniversary edition

The Holden Special Vehicles Maloo 30th anniversary edition is $3000 more than the standard model, pushing the price to $79,990 plus on-road costs.

HipChips: The restaurant selling chips for $20

These chips are served on a conveyor belt.

Scott Davis may have hit on the food gimmick to end all gimmicks

Mum turns dinner battle into a multi-million dollar fortune

Rachel Grantham with her children Ava, 6, and Jack, 3.

Mealtimes can be among the hardest battles with kids

Why restaurant-goers are craving tongue

La Lune Wine Co manager Olivia Evans says tongue is not to be tongue-poked at.

Diners are licking their lips for tongue

1998 BMW Z3 a prized member of the family

FAN OF THE CLASSICS: Chris O'Dempsey bought his 1998 BMW Z3 sight-unseen from a dealership in Adelaide for $27,500.

Immaculate European sportscar still turns heads.

Life in jail for thug who murdered random passer-by

Jake Desmond Livingstone, 22, who was convicted with murdering Philip Quayle.

Murderer had only been released on parole two days earlier

Meet the mum who became a social media star

Hippie Lane author Taline Gabrielian.

This mother of two turned her food sensitivities into a business

American Gods a dream role for Ricky Whittle

THE 100 star talks mythology yand working with Ian McShane on highly-anticipated new series.

'I feel absolutely incredible':Coast woman's weight loss win

Biggest Loser: Transformed contestant Nikki Henderson training at Mooloolaba Beach.

The weight loss show changed contestant Nikki Henderson's life

Amy and Tyson Murr feast on My Kitchen Rules win

SWEET SUCCESS: MKR 2017 winners Amy and Tyson Murr celebrate their glorious victory.

Controversial siblings secure $250,000 prize in MKR finale.

Sam Thaiday stars in Broncos’ carpool karaoke

Sam Thaiday makes people laugh

Affordable rentals out of reach for North Coast residents

Rental affordability hits new crisis levels

Falling rents could spell doom for housing prices

What if I told you housing in Australia was getting cheaper?

Grand historic farming estate in Mullumbimby

37 Myocum Rd, Mullumbimby

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Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

BIG PLANS: Residents have a chance to offer their opinion on plans to build 42 townhouses at Raceview.

Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

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'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

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Extra value in choosing special edition cars

EXTRA KIT: The 2017 VW Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg edition.

Great ways to get more money on the used car market.

Premium express with four turbos in M550d xDrive

QUAD TURBO: The BMW M550d xDrive uses four turbochargers.

Quad turbos have been fitted to BMW's M550d xDrive

VW Golf R 7.5 to hit 100kmh in under five seconds

WEAPON: The even faster 2017 Volkswagen Golf R 7.5 version.

Pricing for the 7.5 version of the VW Golf R will be announced soon.

Hard not to love: Mazda MX-5 RF road test and review

Superb as a faux Coupe, the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback has a beautifully folding hardtop and delivers the same brilliant drive as its soft top cousin.

Mazda’s MX-5 RF offers both hard top and open air motoring pleasure

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

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