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Canberra Times
Woman and boy dead after separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Simply tragic': Woman and boy dead in separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Simply tragic': Woman and boy dead in separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Simply tragic': Woman and boy dead in separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Simply tragic': Woman and boy dead in separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
Western Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Simply tragic': Woman and boy dead in separate drowning incidentsRhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into di
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Rhodes had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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News.com.au
Body of boy sighted in water off NSW coastThe retrieval operation for the body of a teenage boy who got into difficulty i
News.com.au / Posted 7 hours ago
The retrieval operation for the body of a teenage boy who got into difficulty in rough surf off Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast has resumed. The 14-year-old local, named in the media as Bronson Rhodes, was swimming with two mates at Flynns... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Woman and boy dead after separate drowning incidentshad been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficult
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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The Age
Woman and boy dead after separate drowning incidentshad been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficult
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
had been swimming with two friends at Flynns Beach when they got into difficulty, Inspector Guy Flaherty from Mid North Coast Local Area Command told Port Macquarie News. "Patrolling surf life savers managed to reach two of the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Teenage boy missing off Port MacquarieA marine search is under way for a teenage boy missing in waters off Port Macqu
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
A marine search is under way for a teenage boy missing in waters off Port Macquarie on NSW's mid north coast. The alarm was raised about 3.40pm on Sunday at Flynns Beach. Several Marine Rescue NSW vessels are helping in the search and surf life... Read more
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News.com.au
Teenage boy missing off Port MacquarieA marine search is under way for a teenage boy missing in waters off Port Macqu
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
A marine search is under way for a teenage boy missing in waters off Port Macquarie on NSW's mid north coast. The alarm was raised about 3.40pm on Sunday at Flynns Beach. Several Marine Rescue NSW vessels are helping in the search and surf life... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Search underway for teen missing at Port Macquarie beachPort Macquarie A search is underway for a 14-year-old boy who is missing from
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Port Macquarie A search is underway for a 14-year-old boy who is missing from Flynn's Beach at Port Macquarie on the NSW mid north coast. Several agencies are responding, including crews in a rescue helicopter. It's believed the boy was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Not in public interest': Gloucester coal mine rejected by planning commissionhas refused consent for a coal mine planned for Gloucester, potentially culling
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
has refused consent for a coal mine planned for Gloucester, potentially culling a second major mining venture near the mid-north coast town in less than two years. The commission found the economic benefits of the Rocky Hill open-cut coal... Read more
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The Age
'Not in public interest': Gloucester coal mine rejected by planning commissionhas refused consent for a coal mine planned for Gloucester, potentially culling
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
has refused consent for a coal mine planned for Gloucester, potentially culling a second major mining venture near the mid-north coast town in less than two years. The commission found the economic benefits of the Rocky Hill open-cut coal... Read more
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Manning River Times
Ben Cole’s return fires up Wingham in premier league cricketBen Cole is averaging an unlikely 133 with the bat for Wingham following his th
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
Ben Cole is averaging an unlikely 133 with the bat for Wingham following his three innings in the Mid North Coast Premier League. WINGHAM captain Ben Scowen said the return of prodigal son Ben Cole has helped turn around his side’s performances in... Read more
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Manning River Times
Support available over holiday periodentire website is also moderated and community managed by qualified health prof
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
entire website is also moderated and community managed by qualified health professionals It is available to Lower Mid North Coast residents any time of day and from any online device. Community programs coordinator for the Lower Mid North... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rod Bartley’s ‘unfinished business’ coaching Taree Wildcatswith the FFA Cup, where they met with some success last year. Bartley understan
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
with the FFA Cup, where they met with some success last year. Bartley understands there will be a slight change to the format next year meaning the Wildcats won’t play fellow Mid North Coast clubs in the early rounds which he said is a... Read more
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Manning River Times
Saffron Grass enjoys a busy soccer and futsal seasonwinning the gold medal on goal differential from Victoria. Earlier this year S
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
winning the gold medal on goal differential from Victoria. Earlier this year Saffron was a member of the Football Mid North Coast under 12 side that played in the Kanga Cup in Canberra, where the side finished runners up, while she... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
No Kid Hungry program benefits from generosity of NSW inmatesFood donated by the prisoners will be added to Christmas hampers delivered thro
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Food donated by the prisoners will be added to Christmas hampers delivered through the No Kid Hungry program (ABC Mid North Coast: Gabrielle Lyons) Inmates from the Mid North Coast Correctional centre are donating seven weeks' worth of... Read more
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Manning River Times
Celebrating music, food and cultureRankin, who is the musician Jack River, and artist Lee McConnell, the festival
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Rankin, who is the musician Jack River, and artist Lee McConnell, the festival will celebrate homegrown culture on the Mid North Coast. The one-day festival will feature triple j plugged acts Cloud Control, Skegss, The Belligerents, Jack... Read more
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Manning River Times
Residents encouraged to stay informedNSW Rural Fire Service Mid North Coast District manager superintendent Kam Bake
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
NSW Rural Fire Service Mid North Coast District manager superintendent Kam Baker. NSW Rural Fire Service Mid North Coast District manager superintendent Kam Baker has urged residents and people travelling to keep up-to-date with fire plans and... Read more
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News.com.au
Best Aussie beaches you’ve never heard ofwith golden sand and smooth ocean pebbles, and the southern end has beautiful,
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
with golden sand and smooth ocean pebbles, and the southern end has beautiful, relaxing waves.” TOP TIP: “Like any mid north coast beach you can expect the wind to pick up in the late afternoon, so avoid the holiday crowds and go early,”... Read more
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Manning River Times
Manning hockey player named in Australian All Schools sidenamed in the NSW under 18 men’s indoor side to play in the national championshi
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
named in the NSW under 18 men’s indoor side to play in the national championships in Goulburn next month. He played with Mid North Coast Premier League champions Chatham last season while he also turns out with Norths in the Newcastle Premier... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How to save money on your wedding— Geli D Jenny and Tom Lloyd self-catered and had family lend a hand with the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
— Geli D Jenny and Tom Lloyd self-catered and had family lend a hand with the food at their farm wedding in the central north of Tasmania. "My two sisters in law did all the catering. Sandwiches, rice paper rolls and fresh fruit," Jenny... Read more
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Manning River Times
Cricket: Taree West v Port PiratesTAREE West ended 2017 on a winning note by downing Port Pirates in the McDonald
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
TAREE West ended 2017 on a winning note by downing Port Pirates in the McDonalds Mid North Coast Premier League cricket clash at the Johnny Martin Oval. There’s one round remaining before the Christmas/New Year break, however, Taree West has the... Read more
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Manning River Times
College congratulates care support graduatesqualifications received are recognised nationally and with the growing demand f
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
qualifications received are recognised nationally and with the growing demand for care support workers on the Mid North Coast, all of the graduates are expected to be working in the very near future. The trainers for the course were... Read more
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The Border Mail
Search called off for 11-old ACT boy swept out to seathank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance wit
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
thank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance with the search." Community members from the mid-north coast town came together on Sunday in a show of support for the boy's family. People joined hands at Watonga Rocks... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Search called off for 11-year-old ACT boy swept out to sea at Port Macquariethank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance wit
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
thank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance with the search." Community members from the mid-north coast town came together on Sunday in a show of support for the boy's family. People joined hands at Watonga Rocks... Read more
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The Age
Search called off for 11-year-old ACT boy swept out to sea at Port Macquariethank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance wit
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
thank emergency services, volunteers and the community for their assistance with the search." Community members from the mid-north coast town came together on Sunday in a show of support for the boy's family. People joined hands at Watonga Rocks... Read more
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Manning River Times
Many wickets for Shane as Taree West scuttle Port PiratesMartin Oval. Taree West won the match. TAREE West ended 2017 on a winning note
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
Martin Oval. Taree West won the match. TAREE West ended 2017 on a winning note by downing Port Pirates in the McDonalds Mid North Coast Premier League cricket clash at the Johnny Martin Oval. There’s one round remaining before the Christmas/New... Read more
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The Age
Four motorcyclists killed in NSW over weekendGuyra Road near Tingha, when his bike failed to negotiate a turn and crashed in
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Guyra Road near Tingha, when his bike failed to negotiate a turn and crashed into trees. He also died at the scene. On the Mid North Coast, a rider died following a trail bike accident at Woolgoolga during the weekend. Reports on each death will... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Four motorcyclists killed in NSW over weekendGuyra Road near Tingha, when his bike failed to negotiate a turn and crashed in
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Guyra Road near Tingha, when his bike failed to negotiate a turn and crashed into trees. He also died at the scene. On the Mid North Coast, a rider died following a trail bike accident at Woolgoolga during the weekend. Reports on each death will... Read more
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Manning River Times
Increasing commitment to women’s football on the Mid North CoastFOOTBALL Mid North Coast will continue to increase its commitment to women’s fo
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
FOOTBALL Mid North Coast will continue to increase its commitment to women’s football. “This means focusing our energy to a greater extent on women’s football and having women-friendly changing facilities and amenities,’’ FMNC chairman Mike Parsons... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Police give up hope of finding boy aliveAuthorities are now searching for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
Authorities are now searching for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept into the ocean on the NSW mid-north coast, having given up hope of finding him alive. What was a massive sea and air search effort has now turned into a body-recovery... Read more
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News.com.au
Police give up hope of finding boy aliveAuthorities are now searching for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Authorities are now searching for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept into the ocean on the NSW mid-north coast, having given up hope of finding him alive. What was a massive sea and air search effort has now turned into a body-recovery... Read more
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Daily Mail
Whole community opts to live off the grid and they love it!- cut off from town by a long dirt road - but connected to the rest of the worl
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
- cut off from town by a long dirt road - but connected to the rest of the world by the internet. The commune on the NSW Mid North Coast is home to 65 people including couples, singles and families - most of whom have built their own homes. From... Read more
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News.com.au
Turnbull weighs up frontbench reshuffle12 into whether he is eligible to remain in parliament. Dr Gillespie owns a sh
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
12 into whether he is eligible to remain in parliament. Dr Gillespie owns a shopping centre in Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast, in which an Australia Post franchise is a tenant. Under the constitution MPs are disqualified if they... Read more
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News.com.au
Plane engine ‘lost power’ before NSW crashOne of the engines of a Cessna which crashed on the NSW mid-north coast, killin
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
One of the engines of a Cessna which crashed on the NSW mid-north coast, killing two people, was likely producing no power at the time of the accident, air safety investigators say. The light plane took off from Toowoomba in Queensland on October 28... Read more
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Manning River Times
Northern bushfire shrouds Manning and Great Lakes with smokesaid it was unusual for the smoke to drift that far from the fire. Smoke produ
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
said it was unusual for the smoke to drift that far from the fire. Smoke produced from the fire will be visible across the Mid North Coast today so the Rural Fire Service has advised residents to only report new unattended fires (not just sightings... Read more
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Manning River Times
Northern bush fire shrouds Manning and Great Lakes with smokesaid it was unusual for the smoke to drift that far from the fire. Smoke produ
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
said it was unusual for the smoke to drift that far from the fire. Smoke produced from the fire will be visible across the Mid North Coast today so the Rural Fire Service has advised residents to only report new unattended fires (not just sightings... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Rescue crews continue search for missing boyRescue crews and water police will continue scouring areas near a NSW mid-north
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
Rescue crews and water police will continue scouring areas near a NSW mid-north-coast beach after an 11-year-old boy was swept out to sea nearly two days ago. Hopes of finding the boy are fading, after he was caught in a rip around 1.30pm on... Read more
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News.com.au
Firefighters work through night to battle huge bushfirehas already burned through 6008 hectares with smoke from this fire visible over
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
has already burned through 6008 hectares with smoke from this fire visible over a large area of the Mid North Coast and further inland. No homes are under threat at this stage but residents are advised to have their bushfire... Read more
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Manning River Times
From our archives: 2005 storm at Hallidays PointOn this day in 2005 a storm hit Hallidays Point, see the photos. The Mid North
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
On this day in 2005 a storm hit Hallidays Point, see the photos. The Mid North Coast is notorious for thunder and hail storms at this time of the year. In the past, there have been floods, lightning storms, damaging hail stones and car accidents... Read more
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The Border Mail
Mass arrests after bush rave leaves court scrambling to fit in everyoneWith dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
With dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush rave festival on the NSW mid-north coast, there was always the threat of some arrests. But the scores of Subsonic Music Festival attendees who are now facing drug... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mass arrests after bush rave leaves court scrambling to fit in everyoneWith dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
With dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush rave festival on the NSW mid-north coast, there was always the threat of some arrests. But the scores of Subsonic Music Festival attendees who are now facing drug... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mass arrests after bush rave leaves court scrambling to fit in everyoneWith dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
With dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush rave festival on the NSW mid-north coast, there was always the threat of some arrests. But the scores of Subsonic Music Festival attendees who are now facing drug... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mass arrests after bush rave leaves court scrambling to fit in everyoneWith dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
With dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush rave festival on the NSW mid-north coast, there was always the threat of some arrests. But the scores of Subsonic Music Festival attendees who are now facing drug... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mass arrests after bush rave leaves court scrambling to fit in everyoneWith dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
With dozens of police standing sentinel on the rural roads leading into a bush rave festival on the NSW mid-north coast, there was always the threat of some arrests. But the scores of Subsonic Music Festival attendees who are now facing drug... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Search continues for boy dragged out to seaAn 11-year-old boy is feared drowned after hazardous surf swept him out to sea
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
An 11-year-old boy is feared drowned after hazardous surf swept him out to sea off the NSW mid-north coast while his distraught family watched on. The boy was walking with his 17-year-old brother in shallow water at an unpatrolled part of Lighthouse... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chance of finding boy swept out to sea at Port Macquarie 'minimal to non-existent'Macquarie on Wednesday are "minimal to non-existent", according to police. The
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Macquarie on Wednesday are "minimal to non-existent", according to police. The boy, who travelled to the New South Wales mid-north coast with family from Canberra, was in the water off Lighthouse Beach when he was caught in a rip alongside his... Read more
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