The Japanese girl jumps to her feet, exactly the way she was shown on the beach, and stands up on the surfboard. With a slight wobble as she balances, she sets herself with knees bent and arms spread low.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds over the next several hours from Lismore to the coast, south to Coffs Harbour and west to Tenterfield.
Music and messages of hope and inclusion were cause for celebration at the Human Rights Day concert held in Lismore yesterday.
Previously exempt landowners with properties as small as two hectares will be expected to pay state government levies next year in a shake-up of rural land services.
It's the controversial decision that miners say will revive the resources industry and has environmentalists predicting irreparable damage to the Great Barrier Reef.
US President Barack Obama has led world tributes to Nelson Mandela, hailing him as 'a giant of history' at a rain-soaked memorial attended by tens of thousands of South Africans united in celebration.
Jillian Spring, Billinudgel. People have been calling for safe, decent, enjoyable transport for everyday and tourists. A basic right has been denied, even though promises were made many times by Labor and the coalition.
Fifty-three heads of state and government have so far confirmed attendance at upcoming memorial events for peace icon Nelson Mandela, South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.
St Finbarr's Catholic Primary School celebrated its 25th annual Christmas fair on Saturday, an event which has evolved into a much bigger and wider community celebration.
Forget sporting heroes: celebrate your suffering! Because it might make you into a nicer person.
Are we ignoring the teachings of Indigenous ancestors by drilling for gas in the state’s largest inland forest? This question has divided the Gomeroi nation, the original custodians of the Pilliga State Forest
CrossFit Byron Bay are celebrating their first anniversary with the news that owners/coaches Nick and Joe Draxl have both been asked to coach athletes during the Sochi Winter Olympics in early 2014.
Given the limitations, is it possible to create community theatre that is truly engaging; theatre that is both entertaining and artistically satisfying for audiences