'Whistleblower' cop's charges not pushed by boss: police

Suspended police office Rick Flori wants a permanent stay on misconduct charges.

The whistleblower said it was an 'abuse of process'

Tweed Mayor: Time now for climate action

WARNING: The Ecocity World Summit outlined the terrifying effects of climate change already playing out across the globe, including our very own Cyclone Debbie which caused widespread flooding in March.

Tweed Mayor: Communities need to get on board and reprioritise

Calling it quits on the airwaves

SURF GIANT: Former world longboard champion Andy Mac hitting his beloved waves.

Andy Mac retiring from radio to focus on writing






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40 YEARS MISSING: Was Narelle Cox murdered by Ivan Milat?

Missing for 40 years, Narelle Cox's family and friends reflect on the Grafton girl they still love and admire

NSW housing completions smash state record

Housing completions in NSW at an all-time high. (AAP Image/Dan Peled)

Housing completions in NSW at an all-time high

Boomerang bond made to break bag habits

At the launch at Tweed Valley Way IGA, Murwillumbah, are Nola Firth, Cal Atkins, Mark Pettit, Andie Cally and Jeremy Melder.

"It's a way to raise awareness about alternatives to plastic”

On high alert at Splendour in the Grass

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

New bag size for event goers at Splendour

The competition that has no losers

FIRST RESPONDERS STEP UP: Lismore Ambulance Service acting duty operations manager Ian Murphy, Lismore Police sergeant Tom Haydon, and Lismore Fire and Rescue senior fire fighter Andrew Hunter in the Emergency Service Donation challenge at the Lismore Blood Bank.

Emergency Services Blood Challenge kicks off winter competition

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Plea for road safety after 8 fatalities in 24 hours

POLICE have called on revellers en route to Splendour in the Grass to take care on the road in the wake of eight fatalities on the state's roads in 24 hours.

Sigur Ros' marriage equality T-shirt for sale at Splendour

TRIO: Sigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík formed in 1994.

The garment was created by London-based illustrator Andrew Rae

Science gets Splendour gig

Associate Professor Amanda Reichelt-Brushett will be performing science at this year's Splendour in the Grass.

SCU scientists will be showcasing some dynamic concepts at Splendour

VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay.

High visibility police will be among the crowd at all times

Why are backpacks banned from Splendour in the Grass?

GETTING READY: Splendour 'siJessica Ducrou (left) and Paul Piticco (right) with Police Commander for Splendour Gary Cowan.

Ban 'a sign of the times' say organisers

UPDATED: (Inflatable) Kanye has arrived at Splendour

RAPPER: Kanye West performing at Splendour in the Grass 2011.

You can jump around inside his giant head

Expect a hard chat at this year's Splendour Forum

Australian comedian Tom Gleeson will host a political forum at Splendour.

Send you questions using the hashtag #qandasitg

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Athlete faces tough new obstacle on TV

WHEN Larrissa Miller was scouted to audition for Australian Ninja Warrior, it didn't take too long for her to accept the out-of-the-blue offer.

REVEALED: Meet our five Ninja Warriors

TWEED HEADS: Upcoming TV Series Ninja Warrior contestant Jaymes Wright.

Australian TV series starts next month on Channel Nine

Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Take luxury food, wine tour around Toowoomba

FOODIE CULTURE: Emily Moon (left) and Cheryse Bliesner with the Hummer used for Toowoomba's Luxury Food and Wine Tour.

It is designed to highlight the best produce the region has to offer

Players beat Kingscliff trade Blues

FRESHLY SQUEEZED: State of Origin player Jarryd Hayne, Beach Shack's Josie Masterman, and Origin standby Jack De Belin.

Origin hype helps to boost the town's profile during low season.

REVEALED: Byron scheme that 'wrecked lives' world-wide

Nyoli Scobie, of Byron Bay, said she felt ashamed about being a pawn in a scheme which received millions of dollars from "everyday people”.

Former saleswoman lifts lid on multi-million dollar house of cards

Combining work and pleasure

INSPIRED: Brenton de Rooy is basing his business around his love for the ocean.

Business Q & A: Brenton de Rooy Photography

Co-op owner wishes closure 'could have been handled better'

The Brunswick Fishing Company will close its doors by end of day today.

"The shock to the community is a shock to me too," owner says

Giving Tweed some financial tips

Real Estate and Property owners Alyce and Ian Kebblewhite are assisting Tweed with their finances.

Elk Realty and Capital help people gain better finances.

Yaru Water recognised as a business of tomorrow

WATER SUPPLY: Kevin Robinson, Irene Martin, Shaun Martin, Brad Crosthwaite  and Tessa Martin at Yaru Water facility which won this year's Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow award.

Yaru Water receives recognition in national award.

Minister stood down

Stood down pending CCC probe.

Mark Bailey under scrutiny by CCC.

Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke returns as Daenerys Targaryen in the seventh season of Game of Thrones, which premieres only on Foxtel on July 17.

Recap of seasons 1-6.

Ninja Warriors

Geoff Britten completing the American Ninja Warrior course.

A behind the scenes look.

Holy schnit: This steak's the size of a small child

It's not every day you get served a steak as big as a baby for lunch, unless you're eating at the Pinnacle Pub.

Elite girls’ school in poo stand-off

The first half of the note where a student admits defecating on school grounds.

Girl's note explains why she's defecating on school property

Mother’s diet pact with son ends in tragedy

Seven years after making a diet pact with his mother Melanie, Stevie Brazier died from a cardiac arrest brought on by a chronic eating disorder.

Their dieting was supposed to make them healthy

The most personal photo you will see of this veteran MP

Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle's private photograph receiving scalp freezing treatment in his cancer therapy.

MP was given worst case 'six to 10 year' prognosis in April.

What your food cravings mean and how to beat them

Craving chocolate?

Science has also been looking into ways we can reduce our cravings

Gladstone model takes out national Face of Origin comp

QUEENSLAND BEAUTY: Face of Origin Gladstone representative Alice Litzow won the ultimate prize.

Alice comes out on top after three-day national final in Brisbane

BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Chester Bennington’s tragic Chris Cornell connection

Linkin Parker singer Chester Bennington has died on what would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

Tamara's bittersweet MasterChef exit (take two)

Mackay's Tamara Graffen has already gained valuable work experience since her elimination from MasterChef.

MACKAY cook's heartwarming send-off from finals week.

Why Sleeping Duck turned down a $500,000 offer on Shark Tank

Sleeping Duck founders Selvam Sinnappan, left, and Winston Wijeyeratne.Source:Supplied

Melbourne university mates turn down hug Shark Tank ffer

Lisa Wilkinson portrait wins Packer Room Prize

A portrait of Lisa Wilkinson by artist Peter Smeeth has taken out this year's Packer Room Prize.

"The winning of this award is 99 per cent due to Lisa."

New era for stunning historic Rocky venue

St Aubins Village, West Rockhampton.

St Aubins Village reopens to the public after years of closure.

Cashed-up investors driving Ipswich's luxury housing market

SOLD: Elia Youssef bought a home on Hilton Drive Camira for $830,000.

New wave of interstate investors and young super savers in town

Boom or bust? '5.5 million moving into retirement'

National Seniors said that the inequalities with the retirement sector are "a big problem and it's a growing problem".

"It's a big problem and it's a growing problem."

Once in a lifetime opportunity to join Rocky's elite

8 Lennox St, The Range is one third of Millionaire's Row.

One third of The Range's 'Millionaire Row' on market

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

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Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

Glamping in a campervan: Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo review

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo campervan starts from $63,627 before on-roads. It cleverly converts from an eight-seat family van into a motorhome with two large double beds, one on the roof and one in the main cabin.

The Mercdes-Benz Marco Polo start from $63,627 plus on-roads.

Audi RS 3 LMS review: Snarling hound of Baskerville

The $200,000 Audi RS 3 LMS race car uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine and sequential six-speed transmission but lacks driver aids such as ABS brakes or traction control.

How do you make an Audi RS 3 better? Get the LMS version.

Luxury ute? Mercedes makes play for posh tradies

Mercedes-Benz will launch the new X-Class ute early in 2018.

Bare bones Mercedes-Benz ute to even have a vinyl floor.

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