Hayne key to Blues success

Jarrad Hayne at NSW State of Origin training at Cudgen Leagues Club, Kingscliff.

"He's a lot calmer; I think he's at peace with himself”

North Coast shark nets trial ends early

NSW Department of Primary Industries staff and contractors start to remove the shark nets as part of the Far North Coast trial.

The nets will be removed this week.






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Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

THE last season of GoT finally uttered the words we’ve been waiting six seasons to hear and now that the weather has cooled down in Brisbane, “winter is here.”

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

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.

Date nights under $50

Nothing is more romantic than a picnic with a cracking view.

NOT every date has to cost you a bomb.

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.

National Sorry Day: Reflecting on testing times

CRANES acknowledged National Sorry Day at the Saraton Theatre on Friday with a film and talk by Paul Dutton, who was taken away from his family as a child

Council news at a glance

Roadworks are expected to cause minor delays over the next few weeks.

See what's going on around the Shire.

Stars salute new school sports academy

SUPPORT: Samantha Riley and  Lindisfarne principal Stuart Marquardt congratulate a student .

Top athletes named as ambassadors for new sports academy.

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

BIG WIN: One lucky person has walked away with $100,000

KINGSCLIFF woman jumping for joy after winning $100,000

How one sting changed everything for this Cabarita mum

WARNING TO OTHERS: Anna van Kints at Cabarita beach where she was attacked by a jellyfish in March 2015.

One sting has left this mother with neurological damage.

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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.

Premier to hear concerns of flood-affected businesses

HELP: Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks to South Murwillumbah business owners during her last visit.

Murwillumbah Business Chamber continues flood discussions.

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.

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More Aussie troops to Afghanistan

Australia is sending an additional 30 troops to Afghanistan.

30 more troops committed following NATO request.

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

Corby family tensions high

Schapelle and Mercedes Corby pictured during Seven's Sunday Night program.

Schapelle Corby's family are lashing out at media as time draws near for her...

Elle of a way to a shoot a magazine cover

ELLE Australia has become the first Australian magazine to shoot both its cover and fashion editorial using Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus.

The proper Maserati Levante? Petrol V6 twin-turbo arrives

SOUNDS GOOD: The Levante SUV has boosted Maserati's Australian sales markedly, and now a proper petrol version joins the diesel offering.

Ferrari-made 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 for Maserati's SUV

LG G6 review: Dolby Vision HDR easy on eye

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is up there.

Luxury flights on a maccas wage

Brisbane’s Zac George, 17, has become a frequent flyer points guru.

Zac George is just 17 and a master of flying luxury for free

Vivid Sydney 2017: How to capture the magic

Vivid in Sydney

Canon photographer shares tips on catching Vivid scenes

Terrible news for Australia's largest family

The Bonell family (back row from left) Natalie, Karl, Jesse, Samuel, Katelyn, Claire, Cameron, Brooke, Sabrina, Timothy, parents Jeni and Ray Bonell and (front row from left) Nate, Eric, Damian, Rachel, Eve and Brandon.

Australia's largest family has shared some devastating news

Could Schapelle be heading for Gladstone?

THE convicted drug smuggler is back on Australian soil and in hiding, but Gladstone could soon be on her radar.

Six things you never knew about Men in Black

Mushu the pug

It's been 20 years since Men in Black first hit cinemas

10 strange stories behind famous sex scenes

Khaleesi and Khal Drogo in a steamy moment.

Every set has their own way of filming sex scenes

HBO spills new details on Game of Thrones’ final season

Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season will only have six episodes.

New details about what to expect from the eighth, final instalment.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

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.

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

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

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2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

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

Max Verstappen at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco, 2016.

Motor sport viewers in for a weekend treat with three major races.

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