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Sun 19 Jan 2020

Wipeout: First glimpse at true impact of NSW bushfires

premium_icon Wipeout: First glimpse at true impact of NSW bushfires

Satellite images of the areas of NSW annihilated by a bush inferno confirm our worst fears. The maps show more than five million hectares of the state razed.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

+50 GALLERY: Our readers beloved pets from across the Tweed

+50 GALLERY: Our readers beloved pets from across the Tweed

*FREE STORY* Dog lovers across the Tweed have shared images of their four-legged best friends

Rainfall had no impact on Tweed’s water crisis

premium_icon Rainfall had no impact on Tweed’s water crisis

Council says unless the Tweed gets significant rainfall Level 3 water restrictions will be imposed soon

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Why we’re southeast Qld’s worst water guzzlers

premium_icon Why we’re southeast Qld’s worst water guzzlers

Gold Coasters are the worst water guzzlers in southeast Queensland, with residents and visitors using much more than average.

Lost airport money put to good use

premium_icon Lost airport money put to good use

Lost cash in being put to good use by the Gold Coast Airport in supporting Tweed and Gold Coast charities

HEALING MUSIC: Songwriter tuning up to help bushfire victims

premium_icon HEALING MUSIC: Songwriter tuning up to help bushfire victims

Elanora singer-songwriter Mattie Barker has packed up his van, borrowed a generator and headed south to fire affected areas

Produce supply shrivels in the dry

premium_icon Produce supply shrivels in the dry

Murwillumbah business owner feels the pinch from prolonged dry weather

Police RBT leads to huge $1M drug bust

premium_icon Police RBT leads to huge $1M drug bust

POLICE swooped on a driver near Byron Bay who allegedly failed a roadside drug test and found a massive haul on drugs inside the vehicle.

‘If we listened to NIMBYs, nothing would ever happen’

premium_icon ‘If we listened to NIMBYs, nothing would ever happen’

A retiring Gold Coast city councillor who once told anti-development protesters “we’re building a city, damn it” has taken a parting shot at NIMBY activists.

Daughter breaks silence: Is mum’s killer still out there?

premium_icon Daughter breaks silence: Is mum’s killer still out there?

The daughter of a murdered Gold Coast woman has spoken out for the first time since her disappearance eight years ago.

Cops offer $250k reward to catch Tina Greer’s killer

premium_icon Cops offer $250k reward to catch Tina Greer’s killer

Queensland police have launched a new push to find information about the death of Gold Coast mum Tina Greer – but has her killer taken the secret to the grave?

Swimmers hit by sea snakes, stinger bites

premium_icon Swimmers hit by sea snakes, stinger bites

Stingers, stingrays and shark, fish or sea snake bites landed more than 100 people in the Gold Coast University Hospital’s emergency department last year.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Local blueberry growers ‘missing out’ in export market

premium_icon Local blueberry growers ‘missing out’ in export market

The president of Australia’s leading berry industry body says local blueberry growers are missing out, following a trade agreement between China and the US.

Gang attack in Tweed traumatises schoolchildren

premium_icon Gang attack in Tweed traumatises schoolchildren

A gang of youths have terrified a group of schoolchildren by threatening to bash them, according to a Currumbin mother

OUT AND ABOUT: Snaps from the Tweed Heads International

premium_icon OUT AND ABOUT: Snaps from the Tweed Heads International

Were you photographed by the Tweed Daily News at the Tweed International Tennis Tournament?

GALLERY: School holiday fun in the Tweed

premium_icon GALLERY: School holiday fun in the Tweed

Did we get a picture of you bowling these school holidays?

FLASH RETURNS: Gordon honours Raiders’ promise

premium_icon FLASH RETURNS: Gordon honours Raiders’ promise

When Michael Gordon left Les Burger Field in his rear view mirror to pursue his NRL career, he made himself a promise he would return

NEW ERA: Biggest cruise boat on the Tweed setting sail

premium_icon NEW ERA: Biggest cruise boat on the Tweed setting sail

The 17m trimaran will be based at the wharf behind Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club, taking passengers up the Rous River as far as Condong.

‘Dangerous’ supercell storm to hit

‘Dangerous’ supercell storm to hit

We’ve spent months wishing for rain and that wish is about to come true with parts of the country already receiving a massive drenching.

Riding a wave to a greener ocean

premium_icon Riding a wave to a greener ocean

Leading international and Australian conservationists will address issues confronting the world’s oceans

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