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August 15, 2022

Sometimes things just make sense

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Mud benda rant

Regarding last week’s Splendour Festival and all the ‘haters’ out there. I took along a few seriously fun-deprived teenage...

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The Healthy Minds Club are busy as!

The Lennox-based (and fast-expanding) young men's mental health group are continuing to change lives and inspire the wider community with activities across the region.

Comment: Time for another Police Royal Commission? 

It might be time for another investigation into the NSW Police Force, but this time, the police conduct under the microscope would be alleged overreach in the application of certain powers.

Out of the Blue Adventures wins Tourism Hero Award

A local whale watching and eco-tourism business has been announced as one of the region's Local Tourism Heroes at a gala dinner co-hosted by Destination North Coast.

Council acknowledges desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps

Last night Lismore Council looked at House Relocations, Land swaps and Buy Backs when Councillor Adam Guise’s moved a motion that “Council acknowledges flood impacted ratepayers' desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps."

Recognising history

I arrived in Mullum from Sydney in 1976 – I loved the town and the people and felt like...

A voice for koalas: Vale Olivia Newton-John

The Rainforest Information Centre has expressed its deep condolences to the family and close friends of Olivia Newton-John who was literally the voice of the koala.

Busby Marou, Currumbin Soundlounge, Friday

Rockhampton’s favourite sons Busby Marou had a huge 2011. They released their debut self-titled album in June. To celebrate an amazing year since the album they are setting out on the ‘I Still Don’t Believe’ tour, which comes offthe back of their first shows in the US and Canada and coincides with the deluxe re-packaging of the album.

Sometimes things just make sense. The quality of the songs, Tom Busby’s cheeky onstage presence, and Jeremy Marou’s freakish musical ability on all instruments combine to deliver a distinctly Australian way of sharing stories. Their unique songwriting brings cracking harmonies, breathtaking musicianship and a natural feel for each other’s guitars that will leave you wanting more.

Most of the Australian music community were first introduced to Busby Marou with their inclusion on the incredibly successful Finn Tribute album He Will Have His Way. Their version of Better Be Home Soon did a great job of garnering interest within the music industry, while their classic songwriting and live show had them making friends wherever they played.

Busby Marou also took out the 2009 Deadly award for Most Promising New Talent in Music and a Q Song award for their song Paint My Cup.

Tom and Jeremy are committed to taking their songs and stories to the far four corners of the globe over the next year. Make sure you come and say G’day at the Currumbin Soundlounge, Friday.

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