Final stop for Lismore resident

MOST train trips are fairly pleasant affairs, but for William Moles Arthur, it would be the last thing he ever did.

Lismore business wins $20 million contract for work at jail

A contract worth around $20 million for works at the new Grafton Correctional Centre to Laser Plumbing and Electrical Lismore in partnership with other local businesses.

The contract will deliver more jobs to local people

NORPA set to launch 2018 season

FUN: The NORPA launch has become a highlight of the Lismore social calendar every year.

Have you sent your RSVP to the free event?

Ready to master the Lismore games for 2017

Training hard for the mini olympics are Nathan Dee and Mitch Low in the 2017 Lismore Masters Cup.

Numbers are up for the games

Sun shines on rainbow flag over council chambers

Celebrating the rainbow flag raised over Lismore City Council chambers.

It was an action 50 years in the making

Disability advocacy explained in documentary

DEFIANT LIVES: Key disability rights activists Samantha Connor, Jackie Brown, Glenda Lee Ballina's Kelly Cox (right).

"Australians aren't really aware of out history”

Markets around the Northern Rivers

Lismore Produce Markets at Twilight in Magellan Street.

Find out where this weekends markets are

Spoonbills return to Girards Hill

TUNING IN: Spoonbill Manor is more riveting than reality television.

THE spoonbills are back in the heritage tree on Girards Hill

Art's answer to floods

Finn, Levi and Padi create street art with artist Justin Livingstone at the ARCH community Arts Club on Carrington st in June.

A new art initiative to bring life back into the CBD

Popular new Lismore restaurant booked out every night

Brad Rickard reflects of a great opening week at The Loft in Lismore.

Owners want the city to become a "go-to" food destination

Lucrative jobs go begging due to university obsession

Monique Khalifeh decided to follow her heart at Hair By Phd in Parramatta. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Apprenticeships come off second best in job hunt

Plumb job nets $20m for locals

Paul Fuller, director of Valley Earthworks, one of the local business to benefit from jail work.

Major contracted awarded for new Grafton Correctional Facility

Beer drinkers are getting fruity fresh for summer

ON TAP: Pumpyard chef Garth Kelly and Corinne Browne test out the new Lime Lager.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

Hundreds of Ipswich workers prepare for last day on the job

LAST DAYS: The last day of slaughter at Churchill Abattoir will be on Thursday.

Support services are doing all they can to limit the impact

'Bad place': ACCC lashes out at Curtis Island exports

An aerial view of the three LNG export sites at Curtis Island.

ACCC raises concern about action on gas ban.

L'Oreal heiress and world's richest woman dead at 94

French businesswoman Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal and daughter of the company's founder, has died. Bettencourt was also considered the richest woman in the world.

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt was worth $49 billion.

Dad ordered to stand trial over son's murder

SHAWN Gibson, 29, died from a single stab wound which severed a critical artery, the court has heard.

Crusty criminal caught before brothel visit

SEX SLAVES: Human trafficking will be discussed at the upcoming Splendour Immerse Women Conference at Gayndah's ACC Church.Photo Brandon Livesay / Central & North Burnett Times

GPS foils night of debauchery and pizza delivery carjacking

'Financial stress' for firm's former staff as $61m owed

Dalby-based Ostwald Bros announced 260 redundancies last month.

How best to claw back millions owed? That's still to be figured out.

40 people still homeless after Lismore's devastating flood

Brunswick Street running past Trinity Catholic College.

Families still struggling six months after losing everything

Woman freed from overturned car and hospitalised

Coffs Harbour SES responded to two call-outs after heavy rain in the city precinct overnight.

Couple transported to hospital after vehicle rollover.

Grafton KFC evacuated over gas leak

The Grafton KFC has been evacuated.

Carbon dioxide in store makes it hard to breathe

Big Rob ordered to pay mayor's legal bill

BIG Rob outside Lismore courthouse after a judge ordered him to pay $6006 in legal costs incurred by Lismore mayor Isaac Smith while fighting Rob's appeal against an interim AVO.

Rob needs "as long as possible” to pay the hefty bill

Radioactive find leaks Nazi secret

In 1939, he invaded Poland and began World War II which ravaged Europe. The Fuhrer of the Third Reich committed suicide on April 30, 1945, with his mistress, Eva Braun. Germany surrendered on May 7, 1945.

An unusual beep has given away a potential Nazi secret

Bashed for helping woman badly hurt in car crash

A good Samaritan has been bashed while trying to help a woman

Woman with Down syndrome fighting right to vote in SSM survey

Shea MacDonaugh and her mother Fran are fighting the AEC’s decision. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Whatever the case, at least you actually get to vote.

Cassie Sainsbury attends a beauty pageant inside Bogota jail

El Buen Pastor Prison Beauty Pageant, Bogata Colombia. Picture: Nathan Edwards

She spent a day dancing and cheering at a raucous beauty contest

Julie Bishop’s travel matches beloved team’s away games

Then American vice president Joe Biden at a West Coast match with footballer Mason Cox and Julie Bishop in 2016. Picture: Mark Stewart, Herald Sun

Foreign Affairs minister spent tens of thousands on travel

AFL player labels The Project racist after interview

Ex-Collingwood AFL player Heritier Lumumba held back tears on The Project describing the tag he carried around at the club. Picture: The Project/Channel 10

Heritier Lumumba went on the show to talk about racism

Welfare card will be 'assessed' after twelve months

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT: Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt announces $1.9 million funding for new facilities at St Patrick's Catholic School in Bundaberg.
Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Long-term costs are expected to be less than $1000 per participant.

‘ATTACKER’ SPEAKS OUT: ‘Why I wanted to nut Tony Abbott’

Astro Labe, 38, of North Hobart, is accused of assaulting former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Picture: Sam RosewarneSource:News Corp Australia

Tony Abbott assault accused states why he headbutted former PM

High Court finds Malcolm Roberts was a UK citizen

Senator Malcolm Roberts was born in India in 1955 to an Australian mother and Welsh father. Picture Kym Smith

High Court declares Malcolm Roberts was a dual citizen

What really happens in the event of a nuclear strike?

America’s ‘Doomsday’ plane which will be Donald Trump’s HQ if nuclear war breaks out with North Korea. Picture: Airsource Military/Youtube

“On any given day we’re about 34 minutes away from nuclear war.”

Incest siblings recognised as parents in landmark court ruling

But unknown to them they shared the same mother.

Australia's fighters can't fight

The F-35 Lightining II Joint strike fighter has led a protracted, troubled - and expensive - development.Source:Supplied

Australia’s F-35A stealth fighters not at a fighting standard

Sort of boobs men fancy is very surprising

Search data shows a shift in types of boobs people want to see online

The Sort Of Boobs Men Fancy Are Very Surprising

Man's penis stuck in gym weight: three hours to free him

Firefighters in Worms, Germany, used a hydraulic saw and a grinder to free the entrapped man's member. Picture: Facebook

t took a hydraulic saw, a grinder and three hours to free man

Web series to poke fun at Noosa on national stage

The Circle will stream on Domain next month.

Pot-shots for sarongs, fitness fanatics, early-morning leafblowers

SPIDER INVASION: 'This is the thing nightmares are made of.'

The spider web covering a huge patch of Pialba backyard.

Hate spiders? This story definitely won't change that.

Family begs runner to stop pooing on their lawn

This grainy photo shows the poo runner making her getaway. Picture: KKTVSource:Supplied

Her kids first notified her of the runner's crappy habit

Family fumes after $250 fee to register 'dead' cat

REUNITED: Todd and Danielle Porteous thought their cat, Storm, was dead after going missing 3.5 years ago. They even made a memorial for him for their young son, Zephia.

Coast woman angry after copping fee for 'dead' cat

Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant

KYLIE Jenner is reportedly expecting a child with her boyfriend. Her ex, Tyga, posted something he may regret.

Quins mum: 'Hey Miranda Kerr, want to wife-swap with me?'

Kim Tucci is a mum of quintuplets

Mum of quintuplets has a hilarious response to Miranda Kerr

Why '90s Hollywood heart-throb disappeared

Wild America co-stars Jonathan Taylor Thomas, 15, Devon Sawa, 18, and Scott Bairstow, 27, pose in New York June 26, 1997.

IN THE late 90s, Casper star Devon Sawa was a teen heart throb.

Wengie now a Powerpuff Girl

Australian YouTube star Wengie  voices the new PowerPuff Girl Bliss.

Aussie makes debut as the fourth Powerpuff Girl

Wild HIMYM theory is blowing our minds

A new How I Met Your Mother fan theory would change a major plot point.

If this new theory is true, it’s opened up a whole new can of worms.

Only movie trailer you need to see this week

What kind of animal would banish these puppers?

IT’S been almost four years since the last Wes Anderson film.

Biggest Bachelorette mystery solved

Jourdan suffered an injury on the first episode of The Bachelorette.

ONE moment this week left viewers absolutely stumped.