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Explosion victim 'staggered' to showers, saved his own life

Fire and Rescue NSW on scene at the Lismore Turf Club where an explosion in the kiosk at the Lismore Turf Club badly injured a man.

"He had the presence of mind to stagger into the jockeys' showers"

Flood memories still painful for South Mur'bah

POSITIVE OUTLOOK: Kindred Collective business owner Lou Sinclair is planning on taking some time out for herself as the effects of the flood continue to take their toll.

South Mur'bah business owner dealing with PTSD.

Help give the gift of joy for Christmas

CHRISTMAS GIVING: Seagulls  marketing executive Taryn Poole, Family Centre's Jo Blanchard, Seagulls marketing assistant Aroha Wezner and Seagulls General Manager Stewart Burrows get in the Christmas spirit.

Seagulls is teaming up with the Family Centre this Christmas.






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What's that muddy stuff I feel between my wriggly toes?

Nature Explorers offers playgroup session for children under 3 years of age.

Sam has Fitz's support

CARING FOR THE COMMUNITY: Lindisfarne Year 7 student Sam Smith is excited to have gained the support of Peter FitzSimons (inset) at his charity lunch next week.

Tweed student shocked after random request nets celebrity

Expense pressure soars for Tweed residents

BEARING THE COST: Jim Payne isn't happy with the spike in his electricity bills.

Tweed residents have been forced to resort to living in the dark

Local pro-train group to launch this week

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Members of the Northern Rivers Railway Action Group will form a new, Murwillumbah-focused group at a meeting this week.

NRRAG members to form Murwillumbah-focused pro-railway group

Tweed water department under pressure

MONITORING: Birds Bay Oyster Farm confirmed it wasn't impacted by the recent contamination scare at Terranora Inlet.

Priority plan needed for Shire's water future.

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4 stunning Sunday drives from Warwick

THE sun has come out of hiding so why not spend the day exploring?

A whole new world for Hiba in Aladdin

DREAM COME TRUE: Hiba Elchikhe plays Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin The Musical.

Award-winning Disney musical Aladdin set to premiere at QPAC

How this boy went from a healthy baby to quadriplegic

TEAM COOPER: Shanowah Wyatt with her son Cooper Milner.

Mother's hope for young son Cooper, determined to defy the odds.

'Fed up' jobless youth offered a ticket out

JOB SEEKERS: This year's Community Connections program has already seen 16 youth sign up.

A job program linking unemployed youth with local businesses is on.

Making a splash in the Tweed

SWIM: Dean Webb from Swimart Tweed Heads, making a splash in business by winning numerous awards.

Tweed business takes out top award.

HIGHWAY HELL: Unpaid workers demand answers

AT LEFT: Gerry McMullan, pictured with his wife Kathy, is owed hundreds of thousands of dollars by Ostwald Bros.

"The system's broken, subbies don't get the protection they need."

Airport unveils plans for $50m hotel

The Gold Coast Airport has announced plans for a $50m Rydges hotel near its expanded terminal building.

Plans for four-star hotel a stone's throw from terminal

Tweed financing group helps others succeed

HELP: The Oculus Group Partners David de Closey and Jenny Dallinger with practice manager Tim O'Hara.

Oculus Group has been working hard for 70 years.

Economy still 'on its knees' after floods

A street sign on Bakers Road south of Murwillumbah towards Uki covered in debris after the March floods.

Tweed still reeling almost seven months on from Debbie floods

Police raid Manus Island compound

Asylum seekers at the Oscar compound in the Manus Island detention centre, Papua New Guinea in 2014. Picture: AAP Image/Eoin Blackwell.

The Papua New Guinea army and police have been sent in on Manus Island to clear out...

Bucketheads vs Barmy Army

Aussie Buckethead Army meets Brits Barmy Army

A Buckethead flash mob has greeted the Barmy Army at the airport ahead of the first...

Warnie's Ashes moments

Shane Warne. Photo: Getty Images

Shane Warne shares his thoughts on the Ashes series.

'Womanspreading': The bizarre new Instagram trend

FIRST there was “manspreading”, but now women are making “womanspreading” thing with the “unladylike” power stance taking over Instagram.

Caitlin Stasey slams ‘discriminatory’ fashion designers

Caitlin Stasey is not impressed by the way denim jeans don’t cater to the female form.

Aussie star Caitlin Stasey has hit out at the design industry.

Best pubs in Queensland: Never-say-die spirit going strong

Shaun McCubbin, manager of the Fitzroy Hotel which has been part of life in Rockhampton for more than a century.

Iconic pub 'part of the colour and character of a great community'

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

There are no photos of Damian Bathersby's new tent in the Gympie storm so here's a file photo of someone else's predicament after a different storm, somewhere else.

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

Samsung QLED TV review: Size and quality matters

Samsung's QLED television range features vivid colours and deep blacks.

Samsung Smarthub makes multi-device use a breeze

2017’s worst Christmas gifts

You don’t want to find these gifts under your Christmas tree. Source: Alamy stock agency

Aussies will rack up a $29 billion credit card bill

Violet's lifesaving drug will cost more than $125,000 a dose

Violet Rickard, 6, pictured with her mother Anna Rickard, is hoping for access to medication that could help treat the degenerative disease SMA she has been diagnosed with.

Expensive treatment could be the difference between life and death

David Cassidy’s brother pens emotional tribute

HE was one of the heart-throbs of the 70s on The Partridge Family, but David Cassidy’s brother has remembered the late star’s cheeky and hysterical side.

Goggleboxers’ emotional reaction to ‘Yes’ vote

Tom wells up as he talks about the decision.

THE households watch a history-making moment in tonight's episode.

J-Law splits from director boyfriend

Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky have split after a year together. Picture: Splash News

OSCAR-winner has reportedly split with Darren Aronofsky.

AC/DC legend’s final farewell

ACDC founding member Malcolm Young who died last night aged 64. Malcolm had been suffering from dementia for some time. Supplied

MALCOLM Young will be farewelled ahead of the ARIA Awards.

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

Eight-digit deal secures slice of elite Noosa real estate

Toowoomba rates highly for jobs and housing

Geraint Hudson has moved to Toowoomba from Sydney and says his family have loved living there.

Jobless? you might be living in the wrong place

Air BnB smashed avocado jibe "just a bit of silliness”

Airbnb has hit back at Byron Mayor Simon Richardson.

MAYOR claims he never directly blamed Air BnB for housing crisis

Why a crash in China is about to devastate our economy

Unfortunately for Australia, that free ride is just about to end.

Rail squabble over 900 Queensland jobs

New Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch. Picture: Wesley Monts

Mayor says 'a lot of zero sum thinking going on'.

Regional hubs the answer to affordable housing

Geelong has reinvented itself in recent years after the Ford factory closed and many new industries are finding a home in the city centre, which is only 75km from Melbourne. Source: COGG

Moving away from the big cities can bring lifestyle benefits.

Adani mine could create jobs in marginal seats

Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. June 2017

THE DEVELOPMENT of Adani's megamine could have a major impact

Jobs to flow from Mackay company's contract win

G&S Engineering managing director Mick Crowe at the company's Paget office.

Overland conveyor system work to start by Christmas

Revealed: Australia’s fastest growing jobs

New Census data reveals Australia’s fastest growing jobs.

Australia now has 27 per cent more fitness instructors

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Kia to make tradie and family play with dual cab ute

An artistic impression of a dual cab Kia ute, based off the Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept.

Kia Australia has revealed plans to launch a ute.

Thierry Neuville claims wet and wild Rally Australia title

Thierry Neuville's Hyundai team claim victory at Rally Australia.

Hyundai driver claims his first victory Down Under.

Kia Cerato perfect for those pinching pennies

MY2017 Kia Cerato S hatch.
Photo: Contributed.

On a budget? Here's one of the market's best buys for $20,000.

Loving family life in Hyundai i30 SR Premium

The Hyundai i30 SR Premium.

You can survive family living without an SUV.

Nissan Qashqai’s final fling with N-Sport model

The Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Five things you need to know about the Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

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