The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 1, 2012

Army Mourns Loss from A[euro][approximately]terrible Day'; Manhunt for Rogue Afghan Soldier Who Killed Diggers
Byline: Adam Carroll, APN THE two Australian special forces soldiers who died in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan on Thursday have been remembered as professional soldiers who were committed to their jobs. Australian Defence Force Chief General...
Big Stage for Mustangs' Exit
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter NRRRL GRAND FINAL: HOW THEY LINE UP MURWILLUMBAH: Fullback, Dylan Smith; wingers, Troy McArthur, Michael Forrester; centres, Caleb Howell, Michael Keating; five-eighth, Matt Goodfellow; halfback, Nathan...
Big Weight Only a Minor Concern
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist GRAHAME TIMBRELL'S SELECTIONS Race 1: LUCKY ELITE 1, Royal Lover 2, Cistina 3. Race 2: COOL TYCOON 1, Modus Vivendi 2, Rhythm Of My Heart 3. Race 3: WESTS TIGER 1, Fuma 2, Newbold Reine 3. Race...
Boat People Dilemma
AREN'T these exactly the sort of people Australia wants? People having a go. People with obvious determination and big dreams. Risk takers putting everything on the line, including their lives a as evidenced this week - in the hope of a new and...
Calculating Capital Growth Potential; What's the Right Choice for You: A House or a Unit?
PEOPLE often ask me, aWhat's the better investment a a house or an apartment?a The correct answer depends on your lifestyle and your budget. If you're looking for low maintenance and a cheaper entry price, obviously an apartment is going to fit...
Chah Bah Proves to Be a Winning Restaurant
Byline: Suni Golightly WHETHER we like it or not, the way we receive information has changed over the years. It used to be that the only way to find out about a new restaurant was through pages such as this, or word of mouth. But these days as soon...
Charm and Character in Nimbin; Spacious Home with Big Verandas Has Plenty of Personality and Is Ready to Move into, with No Work Left for You to Do
Byline: CHRISTIAN MORROW Domain Property Editor ADDRESS: NIMBIN PRICE: $465,000 PROPERTY SIZE: 1012m2 CONTACT: Peter Robinson PHONE: 02 6689 1305 MOBILE: 0428 890 373 AGENT: Nimbin Lifestyle Real Estate WEBSITE: nimbinrealestate.com.au...
Charting the Right Course
GOLD Coast trainer Toby Edmonds has elected to run Chart on the Gold Coast today rather than in the Slipway Hotel Byron Bay Cup at Ballina tomorrow. However, Edmonds said the horse was likely to start in the $55,000 Slipway Hotel Ballina Cup on...
Cut Your Home Loan Deficit; Here Are a Number of Tricks You Can Play to Get the Job Done Faster and Pay off Your Debt
TIRED of that 25 or even 30-year home loan hanging over your head? Want to pay off your non-deductible debt as soon as possible? Well, the good news is it's not impossible. There are a number of tricks you can play to get the job done faster. It also...
Favourite Fishy Film in Vibrant 3D
BUSTLING coral reefs, singing humpback whales and a little blue dory with a memory problem are all returning to the big screen in the 3D re-release of Finding Nemo. The beloved children's animation, set in Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef and...
Going, Going, Gone; Smart, Witty and Completely Hilarious
Byline: WORDS: Vanessa Reeve THE Bernadette in Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple, is an anxious agoraphobic award-winning ex-architect who regularly alienates people and is a menace to society. She moved to Seattle (C[pounds sterling]this...
Now for the FNC Play-Offs
Byline: CLINT MALLETT Hockey correspondent FOLLOWING a successful and competitive JH Williams Shield where Northern Star won the games that counted, Far North Coast men's A-grade hockey teams are now focused on the local finals series starting today....
Older Giants Answer Call
IT would be a fairytale finish to the season if Scott Hogan and the Mullumbimby Giants beat Grafton Ghosts in the NRRRL reserve grade grand final tomorrow. A week before the season started in April, the Giants were set to pull out of reserve grade...
Pool Pals Share the Glory
HELEN SANDSTROM helen.sandstrom@northernstar.com.au Her events 50m butterfly 200m individual medley 100m freestyle 50m freestyle 400m freestyle HE ADMITS it's a stretch, but Evans Head man Simon Hyder is determined to claim...
Putting a Spring into Life
JAVIER ENCALADA javier.encalada@northernstar.com.au SPRING is here and, according to meteorologists, it will be a warm and dry one. Floral artist Jess Connor dressed the part yesterday to welcome her favourite time of year. Jess lives at...
Put Your Grey Matter to the Test with Weekend's Weekly Brain Buster
The nickname of the mechanical shark used in the 1975 movie Jaws was (a) Bert (b) Bozo (c) Bruce? aThe great thing about the way Glasgow is now is that if there's a nuclear attack, it'll look exactly the same afterwards,a said which Scottish comedian?...
Scholarships Help
NATHAN WOULFE Recruitment editor DESPITE growing up in Nebo a a long way from cutting-edge medical facilities a Haylee Moran has found a way to start her journey towards a career in allied health, thanks to a new scholarship program from CQUniversity...
Stamp of Approval
JAVIER ENCALADA javier.encalada@northernstar.com.au Summary of development 1896-7: Original post and telegraph office constructed. 1909: Telephone exchange opened. 1916-22: Substantial reworking of building: new entrances from North...
Sweet Scents of Spring; Green Thumb with Maree Curran
WHEN the scent of jasmine (jasminum polyanthum) is in the air, you can be sure winter is over, and spring has arrived. Jasmine is a quick growing evergreen vine with small, deep green leaves. The clusters of bright pink buds open to pure white star...
Tassie Museum Is Sure to Shock; Nicola Kerkenezov Discovers MONA Mania in Tasmania
FAST FACTS MONA, 655 Main Rd, Berriedale, Tas. Open WednesdayaMonday, 10ama6pm. Tasmanians free, adults $20, concession $15. Contact 03 6277 9971, info@mona.net.au, mona.net.au. MY MUM and I sat on bean bags overlooking Hobart's River...
Track A[euro][approximately]smart Walk' Goals
Byline: Helen Hawkes Helen.hawkes@nothernstar.com.au WALKING is one of the easiest and most effective exercises you can do. It's good for reducing your risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, lifestyle-related cancers and osteoporosis as well...
Upside Down and Loving It; Wild Adventure Flights as Easy as a Sunday Morning
CHRIS EVANS news@northernstar.com.au MY Sunday mornings are usually spent lazily reading the papers over eggs and bacon, not flying a upside down a at 3500 feet above the ground. So with a little trepidation, I pulled into the Classic Aero...
Versatile Aaron a Key Man
THE Mullumbimby Giants will pin their hopes on the versatility of Aaron Booth in the NRRRL Under-18 grand final against Grafton Ghosts tomorrow. The Giants are minor premiers but face a difficult task in trying to deny Ghosts a third straight premiership....
Whincup the Man to Catch
Team Vodafone almost seems unbeatable with four consecutive round victories. Reigning champion Jamie Whincup (Team Vodafone Holden), grabbed pole for Saturday's opening 36-lap race at Sydney Motorsport Park (formerly Eastern Creek), but Cybogged...