Thankful for his life and impetus to become a champion

Kalon is grateful to the rescue helicopter paying a visit to the public school for making the Westpac service its charity of the month.

Lismore has diversity Byron had and wants to keep it

(From left) Christopher Woodward, Shanon Robb, Lora-Jean Damen and Sabrina Major model the clothes for the new fashion event Threads which will take place at the Back Alley Gallery. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Low income earners need to be able to afford to remain in Lismore

Lismore Eisteddfod is in need of funds to secure its future

Rachel Beck  Photo Contributed

Search is on to find new patrons to save iconic event.

A bishop of balance built his flock

SADDENED: Service for Bishop Satterthwaite at Lismore Cathedral

Bishop Satterthwaite was given a warm farewell this week.

South Lismore Primary’s Miss World hopeful says ‘she can’

SHE CAN: Miss World finalist Janaya Everingham outside her old primary school.

Lismore's Miss World Finalist makes it happen for Variety charity

BUDGET 2016: Tax cuts for firms pulling in up to $10m

Australian Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks at the despatch box during the delivery of the 2016-17 Federal Budget in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra,

It will cost the federal government $5.3 billion in lost revenue

Maudeville is back, brighter and shinier than ever

DIVA: Maude Boat as MC of the Cabaret Show at a previous Tropical Fruit’s New Year Eve Party in Lismore.

IN A city full of divas, only one reigns supreme: Maude Boate.

Great Green Cabaret coming for MardiGrass

DANCERS: Arte Gitana instructors Serena Joy and Kelly Houghton .

Great Green Cabaret at Nimbin Town Hall

Bluey good natured little fellow


Bluey needs love and a little training

Our lad done good amongst best anglers

Dylan Walsh, winner of the Wilson River Rumble

DYLAN WALSH wins National Bass Fishing Competition

Enjoy a barefoot belly-dance as well as a sketch

Stacey Walker and Sasha Fox from the Barefoot Gypsies look forward to Gypsy Nights to be held at their studio in Carrington Street on Saturday night. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

Let The Barefoot Gypsies entertain you

Floating solar is key to our future

LCC Water and Wastewater manager Matt Torr, LCC Environmental Strategies Officer Sharyn Hunnisett and council consultant Michael Qualmann at East Lismore Sewage Treatment Plant. Artist’s impression shows where a community funded solar project will be floated.

Lismore Community Solar is to take sewerage works off grid

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ANALYSIS: Behind the 60 Minutes child abduction fiasco

What made the Australian mother so desperate to bypass the law?

Bill Shorten's budget reply speech in full

Bill Shorten meeting the locals in Lismore.

Now not the time to reduce taxes for those on $180k plus

How many times are we going to go through it?

NOW WHAT: Parramatta has felt the force of the NRL over its breach.

The salary cap in the NRL simply does not work.

OUR SAY: Budget 2016 - This kind of ‘growth’ won’t last

The Great Barrier Reef is big business.

“JOBS and growth” was this week’s budget catchcry.

OUR SAY: Let's not forget that Clive Palmer did some good

Those who see the end for Clive Palmer, under-estimate the man

OPINION: Why I am (almost) sad to see Clive Palmer go

Clive Palmer at the Sunshine Coast Show. Unfortunately the joke's now on us.

Yes I was one of those who actually voted for Clive Palmer

Letters to the Editor

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

THE State Government’s own research shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of the time, or about one day a week.

This budget does not give protection for women: Saffin


Page candidate is concerned about cuts to services for women

WEATHER: Perfect one day, rainy and windy the next

Another Spring like day ahead

Weather forecasters advise getting mum an umbrella for Mother's Day

New laws could see children detain for weeks without charge

Proposed laws give NSW police unheard of powers to detain

Wooli wreck's colourful past traced back to French theft

BATTERING: Each high tide the surf batters the exposed deck of the yacht.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Washed up yacht matches description of vessel stolen from France

This is what $1 million of ice looks like

One kilogram of crystal methylamphetamine with a potential street value of more than $1 million was seized by Coffs-Clarence Police.

Coffs-Clarence Police seized $1m worth of ice

MardiGrass drug drivers: 45 out of 1366 tests were positive

The Ganja Fairies dance during the   Rally for Cannabis Law Reform and Float Parade on the last day at MardiGrass  at Nimbin. Photo Jerad Williams / The Northern Star

More than 1300 random drug tests, with 45 positive results

Aussie police accept running man challenge

NZ Police doing the running man dance.

Forces in New York and Edinburgh have taken up dance challenge.

Six-year-old Lilli's death 'completely avoidable'

Lilli Sweet dressed up with her twin brother Bailey. Photo Contributed

Report determines why Coast girl died after being taken to hospital

Cancer killing drug created from 'fighters' immune system

SNEAK PEEK: A linear accelerator at the new Bundaberg Integrated Oncology Centre. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

US researchers identify antibody they believe is responsible

Netflix's new tool to prevent phone bill blowouts

Netflix has released a new tool to limit mobile data use.

Users can lower bitrates to reduce the amount of data they are using

WATCH: $1 billion upgrade for Shoalwater Bay training centre

UPGRADE NEEDED: Shoalwater Bay.

Plan will create thousands of new jobs for region

Bill Shorten vows $71 billion in savings

Bill Shorten during a recent visit to Ispwich.

Opposition will oppose move to reduce company tax

Man snapped sitting on couch in the middle of the road

He's sitting on the couch seemingly watching the cars go by

How's this for an idea: duo clean, cook for hungover hosts

The service was dreamt up following their own hungover experiences

Australian ISIS recruiter killing in US air strile

Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton at the official opening of the Westfund health insurance office in Maroochydore.

Neil Prakash was killed last Friday in a US air strike in Iraq

Police investigating how Prince accessed drugs

Police are investigating how Prince obtained prescription medication

TRAILER: Blake Lively fights CGI shark in The Shallows

Blake Lively in The Shallows.

Lively is a surfer stranded after becoming the target of a shark

Snakey surprise: kind stranger relocates water tank visitor

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A Branyan woman got a shock when she opened her water tank

NZ current affairs show accidentally broadcasts naked woman

A segment on naked dining featured on Story last night. Photo/TV3

During a live cross, a naked waitress walked in front of the camera

10-year-old Instagram hacker wins $10,000 bounty

Hack allowed even Justin Bieber's comments to be deleted

Crabber on '10 can' XXXX binge caught out

Suny Shane Platen. Photo Facebook

Crabber goes for ‘gold’

PHOTOS: Angry cats line up for poop contest

One of the 500 entries in the World’s Most Angry Cat Poopy Face competition.

Yes, this story is all about cats and crap...

Are our cops up for Kiwi 'running man' challenge?

NYPD accepts New Zealand dancing video challenge

Selena Gomez to donate Revival proceeds to Lupus research

Selena Gomez will donate proceeds from her tour to Lupus research

Beyoncé uses NC concert to support Trans rights


Beyoncé has shown her support for the LGBTQ community in NC

Amy Winehouse's ex 'wanted by police'

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband is wanted by police

Jay Z rumoured to be working on his own 'Lemonade'

Jay Z is reportedly making his own version of Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

Game of Thrones: Has Melisandre now redeemed herself?

Carice Van Houten in a scene from the fifth season of Game of Thrones.

*warning: spoilers ahead if you haven't seen Game of Thrones S6 E2*

Tupac Shakur's mother has died aged 69

Tupac Shakur's mother has died aged 69 following a cardiac arrest

Senator Lazarus calls for ban on fracking

Crossbench Senator Glenn Lazarus is seen during a debate at the National Press Club in Canberra, Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

Senator calls for royal commission into health impacts of csg

Darren Lockyer nails it at big Bunnings opening

BIG NAME: Darren Lockyer dropped in to Bunnings Bundamba for the official opening of the store. He’s pictured with complex manager Nathan Robley (left) and Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider

Lockyer nails it at Bunnings store opening

Passenger unable to board plane because it was too heavy

Air New Zealand touches down at Sunshine Coast.

Air NZ plane reaches maximum weight allowance leaves holidaymaker

Free-market think tank slams Turnbull over super reforms

Treasurer Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

A top free-market think tank has slammed the Turnbull government

See how Twitter lit up after Leicester's EPL win

Leicester's EPL fairytale lit up Twitter like a light

The Big Red Button that can help you save a life

Stefan Ossenberg has designed product called Resus-a-Station which can guide people through the CPR process at the press of a button.

Inventor creates device that can save lives and needs your help