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Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

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Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

The Good Ship, Brisbane’s favourite (and only) folk rock sea shanty porno country masters, are pleased to announce their Nautical But Nice Tour. November/December sees them taking their dark and dirty sounds across four states, culminating in a huge end-of-year party in their home port of the Zoo. A

s an early Christmas present they’re giving away their chaotic, carousing cover of the classic tune What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?

The success of their debut album Avast! Wretched Sea and national touring in 2010 saw The Good Ship pillage spots at Woodford, Illawarra and Friends of Folk Festivals, get invited to play at Brisbane Festival, as well as plunder a large haul of rave reviews from around the country.

Their pelagic folk rock drew them praise for daring songwriting, wildly entertaining live shows and their patented mix of sweet melodies and dark, dangerous subject matter. In the world of the Good Ship it’s the good stuff that sinks to the bottom. As one reviewer puts it, ‘The Good Ship are a very bad ship – and all the more fun for it.’

Catch The Good Ship at the Mt Warning Hotel, Uki on Saturday.

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