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CELEBRATING A CENTURY WITH A HIT OF CROQUET

Not too many centenarians celebrate their 100th birthday with a hit of croquet, but not too many are as spritely as the lady you're...

SWINGS AGAINST SAFE HUNTER SEATS

As predicted, yesterday's election delivered a Labor whitewash throughout Newcastle and the Hunter. But it wasn't without its share of carnage along the way, with...

COMMUNITY REELING FROM MORISSET COUNTRY CLUB CLOSURE

There were tears and outbursts at Morisset on Sunday, as a long-running community asset prepares to close. Morisset Country Club has just weeks left of...

GRUMMAN MALLARD JOY FLIGHTS AT CATALINA FESTIVAL

All eyes were on the sky over Lake Macquarie on Sunday, with several military aircraft taking flight for the Rathmines Catalina Festival. Among them, a...

POOCHES PARADE THE FORESHORE TO STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY

The RSPCA's Million Paws Walk was held at the Foreshore on Sunday. Hundreds took part in the 25th annual event which raises money for rescuer...

AUSTRALIA DECIDES | LIBERAL MP LUCY WICKS SECURES ROBERTSON SEAT

In the country's longest running bellwether seat, Liberal MP Lucy Wicks will stay on as the member for Robertson. Meanwhile in the seat of Dobell...

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RUGBY UNION | BARBARIANS SCRAPE PAST LISMORE

Far North Coast Rugby Union and ladder leaders, Wollongbar-Alstonville, won their clash with Byron Bay 29 points to 19. Lennox Head beat Grafton in a...

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THE BEST VOICE EVER

Australia’s favourite entertainment sensation, The Voice, returns to Nine on Sunday, May 19, at 7.00pm, unearthing incredible talent and bringing world-first additions to the stage in the most explosive season yet. In its eighth and greatest season, The Voice will premiere over three nights on...

Hunter News

CELEBRATING A CENTURY WITH A HIT OF CROQUET

Not too many centenarians celebrate their 100th birthday with a hit of croquet, but...

SWINGS AGAINST SAFE HUNTER SEATS

As predicted, yesterday's election delivered a Labor whitewash throughout Newcastle and the Hunter. But it...

COMMUNITY REELING FROM MORISSET COUNTRY CLUB CLOSURE

There were tears and outbursts at Morisset on Sunday, as a long-running community asset...

Central Coast News

AUSTRALIA DECIDES | LIBERAL MP LUCY WICKS SECURES ROBERTSON SEAT

In the country's longest running bellwether seat, Liberal MP Lucy Wicks will stay on as the member for Robertson. Meanwhile in the seat of Dobell...

GOSFORD HOSTS RSPCA’S MILLION PAWS WALK

Thousands of paws pattered along Gosford waterfront this morning for the 25th Million Paws Walk. The RSCPA's doggy day out run at 75 locations across...

AUSTRALIA DECIDES | THE CENTRAL COAST VOTES

The outcome of polling in the Central Coast's marginal seats could make, or break, Scott Morrison's chances of retaining government.

North West News

NAB TO OPEN TAMWORTH CALL CENTRE

The National Australia Bank have announced it'll open a call centre in Tamworth's CBD. The bank says it'll bring 24 new jobs to the area,...

BARNABY JOYCE RE-ELECTED FOR NEW ENGLAND

Locally, Barnaby Joyce has regained the seat of New England. It was a turbulent three years in parliament for the local member, but Mr Joyce...

TAMWORTH MOTOR SHOW ROLLS OUT CLASSIC CAR CONVOY FOR CHARITY

It's the premier motor show in country New South Wales, with 92 classic cars on display at the Tamworth Motor Show. The event opened today...

Mid Coast News

PAT CONAGHAN COMFORTABLE WINNER IN RACE FOR COWPER

The result in Cowper last night was a swing to the Nationals, in a seat that was seen to be marginal with the retirement...

MILLION PAWS WALK A SUCCESS IN COFFS

Around 500 dog owners and their pets took part in this morning's Million Paws Walk in Coffs Harbour. There was perfect sunny Autumn weather for...

MAN AIRLIFTED AFTER CRASH NEAR WINGHAM

A 40-year-old man had to be flown to hospital after a motorcycle accident on the Mid North Coast on Saturday night. It's understood the man...

Northern Rivers News

SHATARNE NEWMAN CROWNED BEEF WEEK QUEEN

Politicians weren't the only ones newly appointed over the weekend. Casino Beef Week began on Saturday, with the crowning of the prestigious Beef Queen.

SWING TO THE NATIONALS SEES KEVIN HOGAN RETURNED

The Nationals' Kevin Hogan has held onto the seat of Page. The marginal electorate has been hotly contested between Labor and the National party during...

AUSTRALIA DECIDES | THE DEMOCRACY SAUSAGE OVERSHADOWS RICHMOND CANDIDATES

While the focus now turns to counting votes earlier in the day many were more interested in the options outside the polling booth. BBQs and...

Gold Coast News

INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUING INTO TWEED HEADS ASSAULT

Strike Force Ypres has been set up to investigate the serious assault of a man at Tweed Heads West earlier this week. Police have been...

ICE CREAM TRUCK TORCHED ON THE GOLD COAST

Two men remain on the run, after an ice cream truck was torched on the Gold Coast. CCTV shows the pair entering a car yard...

POINT DANGER MARINE RESCUE BASE VANDALISED TWICE IN TWO NIGHTS

Police are on the hunt for three men, captured on CCTV vandalising a Marine Rescue Base at Point Danger on the New South Wales...