Jail time for massage creep who digitally penetrated woman

SENTENCED: Timothy Moffatt, 68, was sentenced to more than 13-years imprisonment after more than 30 accounts of sexual assault.

Disgraced Coffs Harbour masseur sentenced for 13 years imprisonment

Swans and Roos to meet at the Stadium

Action from the last time an AFL pre-season match was played at the C.ex Coffs International Stadium. The Sydney Swans will be facing North Melbourne at the ground on Sunday, February 19.

Sydney Swans to play against North Melbourne in Coffs Harbour.

Man saved after pulled unconscious from rip

A Woolgoolga marine rescue volunteer helped to revive an unconscious man on Woolgoolga Beach yesterday.

Tourist's life saved on Woolgoolga Beach.






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KICK THE KILOS: Mackay jumps ahead of Bundy

MACKAY has finally jumped in front of Bundaberg on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard in what has been a close race so far.

Sorry fellas, female joggers aren't there for you

Women who go running aren't looking for sex with you

FINAL WEEK: Get fit for summer with Sally

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region. Photo: contributed

It's the last week of our getting fit for summer with Sally series

Get summer fit with Sally Fitzgibbons: Week 11

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

It's getting hot and by you should almost be summer fit

Kick the Kilos with Sally Fitz: Week 10

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region. Photo: contributed

Here are nine exercises to get your bod ready for the beach

Sally Fitz's Breakfast of champions

It's easy, tasty and not too unhealthy

Get fit for summer with Sally: Week 9

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

There's just one month until summer and so the exercises are ramping up

Relief for storm affected farmers

NSW Government's announces it will provide Agriculture Natural Disaster Relief following wild storms in early August.

Nominations extended for Australia Day Awards

Award nominations have been extended until Friday.

Highway upgrade at Halfway Creek making progress

Works are progressing quickly on the Halfway Creek to Glenugie section of the Pacific Hwy upgrade. The project is due to be completed by the end of 2017.

Progress is being made on highway upgrade at Halfway Creek

Christmas cheer for courageous family

MERRY TIMES FOR DESERVING FAMILY: (left to right) Zarifa, Claudia, Michael, Murtza, Nicole, Marzia and Sadiqa.

Neighbour's Christmas spirit a boost for new arrivals to Coffs.

VIDEO: 'It was my son's fault': Mum's anguish after fatality

Christine Lucke, of Coorabell, is putting her support behind the Southern Cross LADS Driving School.

Why this Northern Rivers woman supports a driver education facility

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Man builds playground entirely out of packing tape

IPSWICH locals can test it out for themselves at the art gallery.

Countdown to Woodford Folk Festival begins

ECONOMIC BOON: Woodford Folk Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Photo Contributed

The first larger-than-life inhabitants have stepped into Woodfordia

'I need to do what I can': 65km walk for cancer patient

Karlee Robinson is walking from Caloundra to Noosa for her cousin Aaron Parker, who has terminal brain cancer.

What do you do when someone you love has terminal brain cancer?

Still life exhibit is still the best

ON THE WALL: Having a sneak preview of the EMSLA works are Cath Fogarty, Cultural development gallery and history services co-ordinator CHCC and Heather McKinnon, president Friends of Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.

EMSLA Awards return to Coffs Harbour

Cash is king over Christmas

CHOICE: Shop  with cash instead of credit.

This week Paul Clitheroe talks about budgeting for Christmas

Local blueberries a hot topic in China

The possibility of blueberry exports to China from the Coffs Coast has the potential to provide a boost to the local economy.

Local blueberries a hot topic in China

New owners for the 'Toormi'

CHEERS: New owners of Toormina Hotel Martin Short and Sean O'Hara.

Plans to make the recently refurbished Toormina Hotel even better.

Shoppers attitudes are appalling towards retail staff

Why is the general attitude towards retail staff diminishing?

Reader slams customers for their attitudes towards store staff

Not a room to spare during Rally Australia

BOOKED UP: Beachlander Holiday Apartments owner Kath McCall and Ocean Parade Motel manager Margaret Owen say accommodation is fast booking up.

Coffs accommodation booked out for rally championship.

Santa arrives

Santa arrives in the Coffs Harbour Mall..01 DEC 2016

Santa arrives in the Coffs Harbour mall in a stylish red and white Kombi.

GALLERY: Maserati, boat, memorabilia bought by Luke Moore

Boats, cars and memorabilia Luke Moore bought with $2.1 million he overdrew from St George Bank

Photos of the items Luke Moore bought with $2.1 million he overdrew from St George...

Victoria's Secret supermodels wow in 2016 Paris show

Models take to the catwalk during the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris

All the wonder and beauty of the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Grand...

First look at the new Holden Commodore

Holden has released a first look at its new Holden Commodore

Holden has released an ad featuring a first glimpse of the new Holden Commodre

Sia and Keith Urban nominated for Grammys

Adelaide born singer receives 3 nominations.

Australian singers have 3 nominations each.

Coldplay perform in Brisbane

Coldplay in Brisbane.

A sneak peak inside the Coldplay concert in Brisbane.

Funky, flavoursome vegan food

Think vegan is boring? Think again.

New gallery connects humanity and nature

One of Craig Parry's amazing images to be shown at the gallery.

Well known photographer to display one metre images

Why you should adopt a pet and not buy one this Christmas

Sunshine Coast animal refuge are doing adoption drive for dogs. Penny Brischke with (right) Malty, 6, and Matty, 7.

Plenty of dogs and cats looking for forever homes

Touring variant of CX-5 coming in 2017

The next generation Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV will arrive in Australia during the first half of 2017.

There wil be a new mid-spec CX-5 next year.

Design your own dream theme park

If you're looking to relive the glory days of Rollercoaster Tycoon, this is your best bet.

Ever fantasised about building your own dream park?

Creepy pictures show spider devouring unlikely prey

Spider devours a gecko at a Beerwah home.

Afraid of spiders? This could tip you over the edge.

MOVIE REVIEW: Bad Santa 2

Billy Bob Thornton and Brett Kelly in a scene from Bad Santa 2.

NAUGHTY Santa sequel falls flat.

Coldplay bathes Brisbane fans in sea of colour

Chris Martin, lead singer of British rock band Coldplay, performs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Coldplay are in Australia for a five-show tour. (AAP Image/Dan Peled)

Frontman Chris Martin drapes himself in Australian flag

Sia, Keith Urban top Aussie Grammy nominations

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban at the 50th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards

Beyonce dominates with nine nods for 2017 Grammy Awards

INSIDE STORY: The highlights of your $150 million CBD

GRAND PLAN: The highlights of the Ipswich CBD redevelopment and where they will be located.

Work on city heart's radical transformation to begin next year

VOTE IN OUR POLL: Sand mine opponents face serious dilemma

Public meeting for the proposed sand mine at Maroochydore last week.

Coast MP calls on Minister to stop KRA proposal with stroke of a pen

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

Banks reclaim Gladstone homes as job losses bite

LONG FALL: Property experts Heron Todd say, based on key market indicators, Gladstone is still travelling to the bottom of the market, with property prices set to get cheaper.

Property valuers say Gladstone housing market hasn't hit the bottom

The million dollar property to test Mackay's market

This Victoria St building will go to auction Tuesday and investors will be watching closely to see how much it sells for.

'High profile architect designed CBD asset' goes to auction

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Why no one over 50 can land a job

It's becoming increasingly hard for those over 50 to land a job

Labour market woes continue with slack movement in jobs

The employment market is still a source of disappointment

Old coal conveyor creates jobs at Hay Point

The $31M project will decommission and remove the old 1970 coal conveyor and trestle at the Hay Point Coal Terminal.

Original Hay Point trestle and conveyor to be dismantled

More jobs than workers: Times changing in mining sector

Stanmore Coal's coal handling and processing plant. Photo: Emily Smith

It's hard to believe Mackay's now facing a labour shortage.

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

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Ferrari’s ideal family car? Four-seat GTC4 Lusso T arrives

FAST FOR FOUR: Ferrari GTC4Lusso T's 449kW/760Nm twin-turbo V8 slings the family to 100kmh in 3.5 seconds.

$500,000 family Ferrari aimed at cashed-up younger shoppers

61,000 Australian Volkswagens set for dieselgate recall

NAUGHTY DIESELS: With this announcement Volkswagen Group Australia said total government approvals is now 70,000, including the 9,000 Amarok utes recalled earlier this year.

Federal Government approves next stage of voluntary recall

Sporty and hybrid Toyota C-HRs coming in the future?

INTEREST PIQUED: Is there scope for Toyota to offer us a greater range of its forthcoming C-HR small SUVs? A hybird version and more powerful turbo variant would be welcome.

Only one 1.2-litre engine at launch of C-HR baby SUV

Facelifted Holden Barina arrives from $14,990

2017 HOLDEN BARINA: More grown-up styling, Apple CarPlay and rear camera now standard across the range with prices starting from under $15k before on-roads.

Fresh styling and added kit for 2017 Barinas

Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabrio road test and review

GOING TOPLESS: Experiencing the $100,000 Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabrio with a heat-filled and quiet cabin good enough to enjoy in year-round temperatures.

Dropping the lid on Mercedes-Benz's superb C-Class

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