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One death and 1,219 new COVID-19 cases in Northern Rivers

In the 24 hours to 8pm 25 January there was one death and 1,219 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD).

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Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The...

Far North Coast Comedy

Lots of comedy to laugh out loud at

Casino’s winning tap water ways

Yesterday Casino was announced as the winner of the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia’s Ixom 2021 Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia competition.

Vax the child

I am writing about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccinations for children. I am and remain a vax-sceptic. My reasons are...

How two local farmers’ markets are supporting young farmers

With everyone talking about the empty shelves in the supermarkets at the moment, it’s reassuring to know we have...

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption: what comes next?

The powerful volcanic eruption was captured in amazing detail, yet remains shrouded in mystery. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga...

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Wilkinson joins team Australia in wave pool

Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson was a member of the Australian team that competed at the inaugural World Surf League Founders’ Cup of Surfing at...

Wilkinson knocked out by Fanning in his final tour event

Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson was knocked out of competition at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach in the new round four surfing against...

Fanning and Gilmour: Tweed’s world-champ surfers shine

Tweed Heads-raised three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning retired in a blaze of glory yesterday morning while Kingscliff’s six-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore took a step toward in her quest for a seventh title.

I’ve lost the drive to compete: surf champ Fanning quits

Australia and Tweed's surfing hero, three-time world champion Mick Fanning has announced his retirement from the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), saying he's lost the will to compete at the highest level.

Fanning finishes the job a year after shark attack

A year after a shark knocked Tweed's world-champion surfer Mick Fanning off his board in the tour final at Jeffreys Bay, he immediately, and fittingly, put the past behind him at the tournament there at the weekend.

Tweed’s Fanning gets on with unfinished business at J-Bay

This may sound strange, but the ankle injury tweed champion surfer Mick Fanning suffered the day after he arrived at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa might just be a blessing. After all, his highly anticipated return to the scene of last year's shark encounter had global media in a frenzy.

Champion surfers home after shark attack

Triple world champion surfer Mick Fanning says he doesn't know how long the emotional recovery from a dramatic shark attack will take.

Fanning flies home after shark attack

As Tweed Heads surfer Mick Fanning flies home after narrowly escaping from a shark attack in South Africa, nearby Ballina is grappling with ways to prevent further attacks in its waters.

Mick Fanning was not ‘attacked’ by shark

Dean Jefferys, skipper of marine conservation yacht Migaloo 2. This is a call to cut the hysteria and remove shark nets and drum lines. People around the world can see that the shark didn't intend to attack and kill Mick Fanning and there is no need to get hysterical about sharks and that humans are not on sharks' menu.

Mick Fanning survives shark attack during competition

Tweed Heads world-champion surfer Mick Fanning has survived a shark attack during a surfing competition in South Africa, which was seen around the world on live television.

Kindness to animals recognised in Tweed Shire Australia Day awards

The care Amanda Philp has provided to numerous animals on land and from the sea has seen her recognised as Tweed Shire Citizen of the Year.

What does Australia Day mean?

Another Australia Day. Another divisive polemic about the date, the day, and its meaning. Those who seek to change the date argue that 26 January signifies the beginning of Britain’s invasion of Australia and the violent expropriation of Aboriginal lands.

Man charged following pursuit – Far North Coast

A man has been charged with driving offences following a police pursuit in the state’s far north.

More government support needed for nurses

What would it take to keep our nurses and paramedics from resigning en masse as the current crisis in the NSW health care system worsens?