Starfish on move in Great Barrier Reef

A NEW outbreak of coral-eating Crown of Thorns Starfish is "a ticking time bomb" on the Great Barrier Reef, according to WWF-Australia.

Of the reefs surveyed by the Australian Institute of Marine Science this year, 29% have Crown of Thorns outbreaks, three times the level recorded in 1988 when they caused widespread destruction.

WWF is calling on both sides of politics to commit more funds to helping farmers cut their fertiliser run-off.



Making most of a great view

Making most of a great view

Behind the Lens marks Ryan Fowler's 100th column

Cobaki man busted for growing cannabis

Cobaki man busted for growing cannabis

Police charged the man on Tuesday.

Kingscliff landmark could be put to good use once more

Kingscliff landmark could be put to good use once more

Tweed Shire Council will be deciding whether to reopen the tower

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