VIDEO: The 'Disco Boob' trend at Splendour

Rachael Millen, of Newcastle, sporting the fashionable chest peace of glitter at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

Council doesn't give new reef a break

SURF'S UP: A surfer catches some waves on the Tweed's northern-most beaches.

Council won't participate in grant application for artificial reef.

Condong students show resilience after flood

WAITING: Condong   School students and staff are waiting to move back into their flood damaged school.

The school is set to re-open in November.






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Glenreagh battles to save their historic railway station

Glenreagh residents have gathered more than 600 signatures on a petition to save the village's historic railway station.

Cat survives after it causes a two car crash

CAT-ASTROPHE: A cat caused a car crash at Sawtell on Saturday night.

Cat lucky to escape with all of its lives after it causes crash

'More than just a cheese toastie'

SERVICE WITH A SMILE: Fred's Place acting services manager Anthony Moerman in the kitchen of the facility.

Fred's Place helping the homeless with the small things that count

Superheroes to dive in for palliative care

SWIMMING: Jack Sinclair, Luca Berger and Reef Ramsey get in the mood for a an upcoming kids pool party event for palliative care.

Join in on the pool party of the year.

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

ABOVE: Narelle, centre, in Year 12. The popular Grafton High School student excelled in sport.

Cox family never had a funeral for Narelle. Her body never found.

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Police sniffer dogs busy at Splendour

NEARLY 300 party-goers at Splendour in the Grass were nabbed by police for possessing and supplying illegal drugs over the three-day festival.

Seen and heard at Splendour 2017

CREATIVE: Sherradin Thomas, from Gippsland, at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

The unofficial account of what you may have missed

The best and the weirdest: The Splendour Awards 2017

Triple J's Hack presenter Tom Tilley (left) is also the bass player for Client Liaison at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

The festival may be over but the memories will last for ever.

Why crowds are loving Happy Kanye at Splendour

Danger Dave and Melissah Marie with the artwork Happy Kanye at Splendour in the Festival 2017.

By Barcelona-based artistic collective Hungry Castle

North Coast kids party in their patch at Splendour

Cindy Lee of Lismore on shoulders at Splendour In The Grass.

Teenage heaven at North Byron Parklands

Greens bungle debated at Splendour Forum

TALK: At the Splendour Forum from left, comedian Tom Gleeson, Greens leader Richard Di Natale, ethical hacker Chris Gatford from HackLabs and Labor MP Antony Albanese.

Di Natale expects more senators to be affected by citizenship bungle

Amber Heard, Elon Musk among Splendour celebs

Bernard Fanning plays the main stage at Splendour in the Grass 2017 on day 2.

DAY TWO of Splendour in the Grass was the day of celebrities.

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VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

HIGH visibility police will be among the crowd at all times to ensure everyone has a good time.

Athlete faces tough new obstacle on TV

Olympic gymnast Larrissa Miller tackling the tough course.

She's no stranger to stepping outside of her comfort zone

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

Financial scandal destroys alternative community

Families who gave thousands to be a part of an alternative community at Mt Burrell, west of Murwillumbah, are now trying to recover their investment. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Dream Utopia turns into a nightmare

Island resort living from just $250 a week

Couran Cove on Stradbroke Island is undergoing a makeover. Photo: Steve Holland

Resort offering permanent rentals at almost half normal rental price

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

Mazda reveals seven-seat CX-8 SUV

Mazda has revealed it's new CX-8, but will it come to Australia?

2018 Audi A8 is step closer to self-driving capability

The 2017 Audi A8.

The new Audi A8 arrives in Australia in 12 months.

Holden vehicles recalled due to fire risk

The MY12 VE Holden LPG Sportwagon Berlina.

Vehicles are being recalled due to potential fuel hose leaks or fire

Why five of your Facebook friends are psychopaths

The psycho you know is more likely to appear to be someone just like you than a cartoon villain. (Pic: Supplied)

With an education, the successful psychopath is alarmingly invisible

Best 4WD under $60K: Change of pace from Ford Falcon

Alan Boyd tests the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX.

New car buyer looking for a 4WD with towing capacity.

Leaping into adulthood

NO CONSENT NEEDED: At 18 you can get a tattoo, vote, apply for credit, and go skydiving without permission.

New 18-year-old ready to take the plunge into adult life

Parents told baby would die after birth - but he survived

Natalie Forsdike with partner Jonny Spain and their newborn child Finn. Picture: Sam Ruttyn

The prognosis was so serious they were even offered a termination

How many triangles are in this picture?

The simple illustration has been shared thousands of times on Facebook after leaving viewers scratching their heads.

Bieber quit tour to set up his own church?

Justin Bieber on stage during his concert at ANZ Stadium in Homebush.

Bieber is calling it quits on the rest of his Purpose World Tour

Bachelor hopeful ‘didn’t realise how naked she was’

The Bachelor Australia‘s Leah

Her dress was certainly daring, but she wasn't aware by just how much

Phelps shredded over shark race fiasco

"Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," with Phelps testing his speed against that of a great white shark.

People are genuinely upset at the way the race was run

TENANTS FROM HELL: See the mess left by evicted couple

DISGUSTING: Mess left by evicted tenants. Owner of the Mongogarie property Christine Beatty has been left at least $5000 out of pocket.

Couple were 'living large' while not paying their rent

How Gladstone's cheapest and most expensive homes stack up

SPECTACULAR: This home on Springs Road, Agnes Water, is selling in the mid-$2 million range.

With the market currently low, now is the time to invest.

Billionaire faces off with NSW Premier over Kings Forest

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian answers questions at the Tweed Chamber of Commerce.

Gladys Berejiklian visited the Tweed today.

'We’re goin' to Bonnie Doon!' and now you can too

How's the serenity?

The experience will have you exclaiming “how’s the serenity?”

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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Faulty airbags 'can fire shrapnel at you and your family'

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Takata airbags linked to deaths are being replaced by faulty ones

Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons loves to Disco in her Land Rover

Pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbon and her Land Rover.

Check out surfer Sally Fitzgibbons' sleek ride.

Road test: Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio senior citizens

The 2017 Maserati GranCabrio.

We drive the facelifted Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio.

Are you guilty of these 10 bad driving habits?

Do you suffer from these bad driving habits?

Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

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