Editors' Picks

Wed 17 Oct 2018

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

WATCH THE VIDEO: A magpie caught on film mimicking a pet dog has created a nice change from the usual territorial bird renowned for swooping and attacking.

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

Quick-thinking student acknowledged for bravery

Quick-thinking student acknowledged for bravery

Kumbia State School Year 5 student James Whiteman went to school last Thursday thinking it was just going to be a day like any other.

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Few struggled more so in last week's severe storms than Coolabunia dairy farmer Damien Tessmann and his unlikely feathered friend, Lazarus.

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

The mother had taken the children for a drive so they could go for a swim.

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

Tina Janssen says she is disappointed by the lack of State funding received during the fifteen year operation of her bridled nail tail wallaby breeding program.

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

How you can help change the laws so predators are exposed

Goodnight hiss: Snake catcher's unusual bed buddy

Goodnight hiss: Snake catcher's unusual bed buddy

SNAKE catcher Darryl Robinson has seen many things in his job, but last week's snake rescue during the severe hail storms was a new one even for him.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

THE Lennox Head community is rallying to help the residents of two homes that burnt to the ground in a devastating fire.

Woman in hospital, guinea pig dead after dog attack at home

Woman in hospital, guinea pig dead after dog attack at home

A WOMAN aged in her 30s has been taken to hospital after she was attacked by a dog in Eli Waters.

'You remind me of me': Meghan meets Aussie doppelganger

'You remind me of me': Meghan meets Aussie doppelganger

THIS is the adorable moment Prince Harry called his wife over to get a photo with her mini me.

Truckie escaped horror Bruce Hwy semi rollover

Truckie escaped horror Bruce Hwy semi rollover

Major delays are expected on the Bruce Hwy after a truck rolled, blocking lanes.

Baby steps as zoo welcomes newest arrival

Baby steps as zoo welcomes newest arrival

Finding a cute animal to gaze at is no tall order at Australia Zoo, but you may have to crane your neck to take in their latest addition

DASHCAM: 'The roads aren't the problem, drivers are'

DASHCAM: 'The roads aren't the problem, drivers are'

THE efforts of a truck driver caught skilfully avoiding a major accident on a windy New South Wales road have been praised by social media users.

Motorhome destroyed as fire breaks out in warehouse

Motorhome destroyed as fire breaks out in warehouse

UPDATE: A motorhome has been destroyed and a man taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a Toowoomba workshop.

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