Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond.
Paul Suttor Most Sharks fans didn't know how to react because the winning finals had been a foreign concept.
MELANIE KEMBREY and IAN KIRKWOOD BROTHER DOMINIC: Marist Brother examined in Newcastle Royal Commission hearing goes to jail.
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Nick Ralston and Damien Murphy In Byron, ice is a pain reliever and a party drug.
Forbes to be hit by floodwaters from the Lachlan River as it reaches 10.65 metres.
Anna Patty Angelo Andrew is planning for a retirement that comes with responsibilities.
A shark attack took over Allianz Stadium on Friday night.
Alice Burnet A classic tale of a smart endearing kelpie outwitting her owner.
Andrew Wu Sydney Swans destroy Geelong in a one-sided preliminary final to book in their second grand final in three years.
He's known to multiple generations as Santa, and this week Neil Gall received a community award.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's promise of a "civil" debate over same-sex marriage is unravelling.
Bicycle and bus lanes have been closed on the Hills M2 to make way for NorthConnex construction.