Superman snapped in big award winner

ATHLETICISM: Pottsville photographer Jason O'Brien's amazing, award-winning shot of Gael Monfils from the 2016 Australian Open.

Pottsville photographer snaps global award

Dreamworld may supersize with 'Disneyland expansion'

Dreamworld could become a “more attractive and entertaining park”.






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ACCORDING to The Bachelor falling in love involves helicopter rides, private jets, shopping trips, and we mustn’t forget the hot tubs.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Six reasons to get to Brisbane this Autumn

The Brisbane Powerhouse has free comedy on Friday nights.

AUTUMN has to be up there with one of the best seasons of the year.

The best things to do in Brisbane are FREE. Yes, FREE

Mt Coot-tha is a seriously gorgeous way to start your day.

HEADING to the big smoke doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

Woman a 'winner and grinner' after scratching $100,000

A KINGSCLIFF woman is jumping for joy after winning one of the $100,000 top prizes on a $5 Instant Scratch-Its ticket.

Nation's farmers to tour Northern Rivers jersey dairy farms

ON A WINNER: Chris Sharpe, left, of Richmond Dairies, Casino, holds the  gold perpetual trophy awarded to the owner of the champion Jersey cow at the Lismore Dairy Spectacular, Stephen McCarthy from East Greenmount, Queensland. Stephen gets to keep the smaller replica

Lismore to host highlight event on the farming calendar

When it comes to clotheslines the Hills Hoist rules

ICONIC DEVICE: Judy King, of Richmond Hill, has fond memories of the Hills Hoist in backyards across Sydney in the 1950s.

Iconic brand is voted most trusted

Our Biggest Morning Tea in the Tweed

Maureen Jacobs invites everyone to join a Biggest Morning Tea.

The Biggest Morning Tea is on in Murwillumbah.

Stars of Tweed Shire Dance for Cancer is on again.

Dance teacher Sarah Alley and Cr James Owen train for the dance fundraiser.

Support the contestants in this year's Cancer Council event.

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Splendour VIP passes raise massive sum for flood relief

50 Flood Relief Gold Passes were auctioned last week online to help three Northern Rivers areas

GREAT START: Splendour VIP passes raise more than $23,000

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Flood appeal fundraiser had a successful first day

Splendour in the Grass tickets sell out in an hour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Organisers: 'there will be a fundraiser for flood victims'

EASY GUIDE: How to get your Splendour in the Grass tickets

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you prepared to get your tickets for this year's festival?

How to get your Splendour tickets, locals only

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you a resident in the area allowed to purchase them?

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What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

Gig guide: Get the blues in Broadbeach

Russell Morris will perform at The Star Gold Coast as part of Blues on Broadbeach on Friday, May 19

Festival fun and top shelf gigs

Tweed's weekend gig guide

Wally and the Gators play Club Banora on Saturday night

What's on in the Tweed

Petula Clark delighted to sing live for Australian fans

STILL TOURING: English singer Petula Clark is coming to Queensland.

English star Petula Clark still puts on a great show, even at 84.

Club Active is changing the way you age

HEALTH: Club Active managing director Jonathan Freeman helps clients regain their health.

Creating a better way of living.

WIN acquires rights to Southern Cross Media television

WIN network coverage

Changes to take effect at end of the month

Tweed students sell their wares at market

Crabbes Creek Public School students Donovan and Olive are getting ready to sell their pet rocks on market day.

Help support Tweed students in their latest business venture.

Opposition leader fights for better flood support

Richmond MP Justine Elliot, The Right Food Group owner Anni Brownjohn, NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for North Coast Walt Secord, company display some of their product.

Luke Foley visits Murwillumbah businesses.

There's a little bit of history in this Tyalgum jewellery store

HAND CRAFTED: Kirra Springs, from Osiris Studio and Gallery at Tyalgum, with her 17th century anvil.

Check out what's making this store shine.

Tumbulgum is back in business after floods

BACK OPEN: Tumbulgum  business owners Kym  Marston , Lee Kuhnell , Jenny Kidd, Julie Sharples , Mitch Whiting and Michael Simmons want people to know their town is open for business.

Tumbulgum businesses are open.

Hiking in the Bunya Mountains

The Festoon Falls walking trail at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains and, top right, the Bunya Mountains sculpture at Dandabah, installed in 2008, marks 100 years of national parks in Queensland and, bottom right, at Dandabah.

This national park offers visitors the chance to get back to nature.

Muslim leaders clash on TV

Fiery debate about extremism and Islam.

Australian Muslim leaders disagree on live TV.

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World's Strongest Man, full day of eating

Spiderman Homecoming new trailer

Marvel puts its spin on comic classic.

3rd trailer for rebooted super hero movie.

Race to the couch for a big weekend of motor sport action

SEND the kids to the grandparents, stock up the fridge, switch off your phone and reserve your place on the sofa, motor sport fans are in for a treat.

Slide your tastebuds around these burgers

Did you know Sunday is International Burger Day?

Little people learning all kinds of things

WONDER: No matter the age, a child's thirst for knowledge is a thing to behold.

There's still so much for our children to discover

Kids being 'inked' with spray-on tattoo sleeves

Jazmine Fisher, 3, shows her "tattoo sleeve". Source: The Sun

Tats for tots: children's spray-on sleeves match parents' ink

Fitness trackers 'way off mark', study finds

The Fitbit has been found to overestimate calories burned, in a US study.

Fitness trackers including Fitbit 'way off mark', study finds

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000 calorie diet

Brian Shaw won his 4th World's Strongest Man title. Source: Twitter

World’s strongest man reveals incredible 12,000-calorie diet

One for the birds: Bentley's SUV with luxury falconry kit

AT LAST! Bentley finally offers us the 6.0-litre Bentayga SUV with its own luxury built-ins for the falcons. Niche? You betcha.

Need your luxury SUV with room for the birds?

ABC2 slammed over football exhibition match coverage

ABC2 slammed for cringe-worthy pre-match coverage of the Sydney FC play Liverpool exhibition game

'Bulls--t!' Lisa Wilkinson grilled over Karl's pay packet

Join us for a Great Night as we Proudly present Lisa Wilkinson

“And you believe everything you read?”

Rebel Wilson trial: The secret we never could have known

Rebel Wilson outside court

“Most people wouldn’t know it exists,” she said.

Janet’s back in the ring

Marta Dusseldorp returns in season three of the TV series Janet King.

Season three of ABC's legal drama delves deeper than ever before.

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

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The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

Jobs without degrees: Is university becoming outdated?

Dr Amantha Imber is the author of The Innovation Formula.

Australians should reconsider enrolling in university

Five tips for scoring a mining job

LANDING A JOB: Stanmore's coal handling and processing plant.

EQIP general manager Melissa Denniss weighs in.

2000 construction jobs up for grabs in $2b project

An impression of the proposed Brisbane Development Corporation casino and at Queens Wharf.

Enough steel for two Story Bridges will be needed

Huge new mine project to hire 450 workers

The latest concept design for the Styx Coal Project near Ogmore, about 130km north of Rockhampton.

Miners to be sourced from Rockhampton region

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Due in October: Volkswagen's Golf R-engined Arteon GT beauty

GT FOR THE PEOPLE: Expect to pay in the low-$60,000s for VW's all-new Arteon five-door fastback when it hits Aussie showrooms in October.

Sleek fastback hits 100kmh in just 5.6-seconds

Doggone it! Did you know unrestrained pets are illegal?

It's actually illegal to not have your pet properly restrained in your car.

It is illegal for a pet to not be properly restrained in your car.

Lemons to race 24 hours at Willowbank Raceway

LEMON SEASON: Keith Lewis of Queensland Raceway and Mayor Paul Pisasale celebrate the upcoming 24 Hours of Lemons at Queensland Raceway.

Hotted up old bombs set to raise funds for prostate cancer

$745,000 for a plate? "29" breaks Australian auction record

PRICE OF TIN: Australian auction record for a number plate is smashed as NSW 29 raises $745,000 at Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction

Bit of tin sells for the price of a beach front home

Tempting entry-level price of $27,990 for new Subaru XV SUV

NEW XV: New all-wheel-drive Subaru XV is arriving in just a few weeks, and prices are down and specification is up over equivalent outgoing models. The entry-level 2.0i with CVT auto starts at $27,990 before on-roads, but there's no longer a sub-$27k manual model.

$1250 off the CVT entry-level price of popular XV SUV

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