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Tweed locals fight for water

NO GO: Protesters gather outside Tweed Shire Council last month opposing a DA seeking to commercially extract water from a Uki property.

Tweed Water Alliance wants council to listen to their concerns.

Stadium funds are a vital sign of bad priority, says Labor

The location of the new Tweed Hospital will be announced in the new year, but Labor says progress has been too slow.

Opposition leader slams state over 'slow' hospital progress







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EVICTED: Small businesses told to find new homes

"I DO really feel like we've been literally thrown out of our little nest, they haven't been nurturing at all with this decision.”

Lions boost scene safety for rural brigade

BIG THANKS: Murwillumbah Rural Fire Brigade recently welcomed a donation from Murwillumbah Lions.

Firefighter safety improved with generous donation

Big cross-border targets in Commissioner's sights

Fire and Rescue NSW northern region chief superintendent Gary McKinnon, Lismore MP Thomas George, Cross Border Commissioner James McTavish and Tweed MP Geoff Provest on the Queensland border at Tweed Heads.

Cross-Border work list for next year released

Pioneering family tracing links back to our $20 note

FAMILY CONNECTION: Tweed councillor Chris Cherry with a very important $20 note.

Living up to ancestor's strong spirit

Husk gets spicy with new rum release

SPICY ADDITION: Husk Distillers' Harriet Messenger with the North Tumbulgum company's new spiced rum launched this week.

Tumbulgum-based distillers bring new rum to the table

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REVEALED: Kesha confirmed for Bluesfest 2018

Today's announcement also includes Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Juanes and Seu Jorge, plus Byron Bay's Ziggy Alberts, among others.

OPEN: Tickets to see Flume at Falls, signed vinyl on auction

HOT TICKETS: Flume took the top spot in Triple J's 2016 Hottest 100 poll.

It is an exclusive copy of Skin autographed by Flume

VIDEO: Will Dustyesky go to Russia with the Socceroos?

FROM MULLUMGRAD: Director Andrew Swain (centre, holding a dog) with most of Dustyesky's Choir.

The all-male choir from Mullumgrad has been booked for Womadelaide

Angus Stone gets woken up by the cows licking his yurt

SIBLINGS: Angus and Julia Stone.

Julia Stone explained her sibling's Byron hinterland lifestyle

Getting ready for the 2018 Games

Heavy traffic can be managed if everyone plans for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Learn how to avoid traffic during the games.

The best of both food worlds found in Mur'bah

Tracey and Terry Vine from the Mental Lentil Burger Bar in Murwullumbah.

Mental Lentil is offering a fifty-fifty menu.

Quinns hop into tourism-focused market

Mark Quinn from Ilnam Estate at Carool with a McLaren Vale shiraz in the new 8 Kangaroos decorative wine bottle.

Ilnam Estate gets a foot in the door of duty-free market

Visitor stats are promising for Tweed

Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre volunteers Astrid Joseph, Julie Kiker, Ray Slater and Maggie Dadds.

Tourists are loving the Tweed as much as ever, according to new data

Tweed business is booming

Construction is the highest registered business (20.3 per cent) on the Tweed.

Census data reveals 4.8 per cent employment rate.

The #metoo movement

As the victims & voices behind the #MeToo movement are named TIME's "Person Of The...

Macca at Tweed

THE host of the popular Sunday ABC Radio show, Australia All Over, Ian ‘Macca’ McNamara visited Murwillumbah on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

THE host of the popular Sunday ABC Radio show, Australia All Over, Ian ‘Macca’...

Same sex marriage passes

A historic bill to make same-sex marriage legal has passed through the House of...

This is how long women want sex to last

A NEW survey has asked men and women how long they would ideally like their time in the bedroom to last for. And then it has revealed how long sex lasts in...

Ho, ho, hold back on the number of gifts

SURPLUS SURPRISES: It's easy to lose sight of your financial plan when you're out shopping and you end up coming home with considerably more than your kids need.

Take the pressure off and give presents that are meaningful

Exclusive $400,000 Audi R8 has power of 10

Audi has announced the production of an exclusive, limited edition R8 V10 plus Neuburg Edition specifically developed for the Australian market.

Special edition supercars coming Down Under.

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"

Family member wants a loan? Here's how to handle it

Family members asking for money can be tough. Illustration: John Tiedemann.

What if you say “no” and it damages your relationship?

Most extreme roadworthy car ever: McLaren’s Senna-sation

McLaren has dubbed the car the Senna in tribute to the legendary F1 racer Ayrton Senna.

Check out McLaren's “most extreme road car yet”.

What you need to know about Star Wars

Daisy Ridley in a scene from the trailer for the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Get the lowdown on Star Wars before the release of the The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill’s gripe with new Star Wars

HE’S famous for playing Luke Skywalker and has a starring role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But Mark Hamill has one big gripe about the latest film.

Deb Knight’s new prime time role

Weekend Today host Deb Knight has announced her new role with Nine

SHE’S been filling in on the Today desk since Lisa Wilkinson quit.

Liz, 53, says she still texts Warnie

The model and actor seems to be a fan of yoga.

Liz, who is mum to 15-year-old Damian, is promoting her new swimwear

MOVIE REVIEW: Beefed up classic comes good

John Cena stars as the voice of Ferdinand the bull. Picture: Supplied

Based on the children’s book, Ferdinand has a message for us all.

premium_icon SEQ town growing so fast, it needs a school 14 years early

Residents say they were drawn to Yarrabilba because of the affordable new houses and big yards. Picture: Liam Kidston.

Mr Power said the high school would cost $60 million

When buying off-the-plan goes wrong

Leon Sidik is unhappy with his off-the-plan townhouse. Picture: Channel 9

What happens when buying off-the-plan doesn’t go according to plan?

'We could be homeless for Christmas'

HOMELESS: Zoe Wisse and her twins Carma and Willow are at risk of being homeless this Christmas.

WHAT should be the most joyous time could become a nightmare.

Rainbow Beach leads Airbnb boom

GRAB A SHARE: Rainbow Beach is leading the growth of Airbnb in the region.

Gympie's share rentals soar in past two years.

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

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'.

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

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.

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Hands-on with the new Nissan Qashqai small SUV

We drove the Qashqai around rural Victoria and loved it, mostly.

The little runners are starting to mature quite nicely

NEW COMMODORE: How much you'll pay for the new breed

The fully imported Holden Commodore will launch from $33,690 early in 2018.

The European-based model goes on sale early 2018.

$30,000 for personalised plates? Tell him he's dreamin'

Gracemere man Chase Ferguson has slapped a $30,000 price tag on this set of personalised plates.

Would you pay $30K for these plates? Or does he have 'no idea'

Ticking time bomb: Have you been too lazy to fix yours?

A deployed airbag is seen in a 2001 Honda Accord.

Still more than 43,000 of the worst airbags on our roads.

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