The community's voice will be lost if new planning reforms get approved.
That's according to some industry experts who attended a community forum at NSW parliament today.
The death of a woman in a house fire has prompted a full scale police investigation.
Forensic police are trying to establish whether the blaze was suspicious.
The North Coast AFL has claimed bragging right's over their inland counterparts, after the weekend's interleague match.
Tamworth AFL came out firing, but it wasn't enough to overcome the home side.
A local bowling club is preparing to celebrate, as one of its members reaches a remarkable milestone.
Keith Dawson has being playing bowls for more than 50 years - and as you're about to find out, he can still match it with the best of them.
A town on the Mid North Coast has hosted Short Course Road Racing for the very first time.
The interclub event attracting some of the best from around the state.
Hundreds of people from around the world have gathered in New South Wales for the first ever National Koala Conference.
The meeting is aimed at addressing the sharp decline in Koala numbers.
First tonight - the NSW Premier and his cabinet have spent the day being grilled by locals in Taree.
It's the first time the state government has held a community cabinet meeting in the region.
And everyone made the most of it.
Round 7 in the NRRRL now sees five teams at the top.
The Grafton Ghosts have continued their winning form, with a convincing victory over Casino.
AGL has come under fire, after refusing to allow media to record a public meeting in Gloucester overnight.
One of the company's highest ranking executives spoke to locals for the first time, since exploration began in the area.
But only agreed to a
A young bull rider from the North Coast is off to Mexico to represent his country.
He's only been riding for three years, and is dominating the sport.
A man has died after losing control of his motorbike on the Far North Coast.
It's believed the man was thrown from the bike after crossing onto the wrong side of the road, hitting a guardrail.
Tens of thousands of North Coast residents are being told to boil their water.
It comes after testing revealed high levels of E. coli in the water.
If you're missing your Border Collie, or you love the breed, we could have the dog for you.
This male was dropped off at Taree Pound around a week ago.
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While the debate around Coal Seam Gas in New South Wales continues to divide - as we saw a little earlier.
AGL has begun trialling an innovative irrigation system, using 'produced' water from CSG wells.
The salty liquid is blended with fresh water
There's new hope for farmers, as the Aussie dollar plummets.
The high dollar has been blamed for a slump in food exports as producers struggle to compete with cheaper imports.
Now it's falling - but analysts can't say how long the lower dollar will