He may have retired from politics but Bob Brown says he will be Green until the day he dies. This weekend he was in Kingscliff and Mullumbimby launching Dawn Walker’s campaign for Richmond and Cate Faehrmann’s senate push. He spoke to Sharon Shostak about his first year of ‘retirement’.
Byron’s chocoholics’ Easter destination
The Love Byron Bay boutique has been specialising in unique cocoa encounters for nearly a decade now. In this...
Russell and Ulf drive a ‘shitbox’ from Rocky to Tassie
Contrary to mythological belief, the Shitbox Rally is not a race, but rather a challenge to achieve the unthinkable – to drive cars worth up to just $1,500 across Australia via some of its most formidable roads, all in the name of charity.
Bangalow Theatre Company’s got Hair
Gimme a head with hair/ Long, beautiful hair/ Shining, gleaming/ Streaming, flaxen, waxen/ Give me down to there hair/ Shoulder length or longer/ Here, baby, there, mama/ Everywhere, daddy, daddy/ Hair – hair, hair, hair, hair, hair/ Grow it, show it/ Long as I can grow it/ My hair…
Cleaning up the Richmond River
Like many who have suffered in the floods the Richmond River estuary is still feeling the weight of last year's floods.
What the ph’c is going on? The ecological crisis and the steady-state solution
What is relevant for our earthly concerns at this time, is that from the perspective of modern science, matter and energy are the foundation of everything that exists.
Kingscliff triathlon this weekend
The twenty-fifth Kingscliff triathlon will take place at Kingscliff this weekend. The event will welcome an expected field exceeding 1,300 athletes.
Dr Leon Ankersmit looks at mining, and thermal waste incinerators in the Clarence
Dr Leon Ankersmit has stated that he supports the position of no mining in the Clarence catchment but has stopped short of signing the Clarence Catchment Alliance pledge to 'ban mining in the Clarence catchment.
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The Good Life
Full Moon natural wine festival!
Full Moon Festival by Luna Wine Store welcomes 30 of Australia’s most exciting winemakers and natural wine importers to the region on Saturday, 6...
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Famous plant-based market food
Victoria Cosford Arianne Schreiber has a confession. ‘I pretty much sleep with cookbooks’, she tells me – and I completely empathise! Those for whom cooking...
Swimmers take plunge for mental health
Swimmers took to Byron Bay pool and swam over 2000 laps to raise money to help improve services to support youth mental health. Laps for...
New rugby joint venture rearing to go
The newly-formed joint venture that combines Bangalow and Byron Bay rugby teams is already paying dividends with big training numbers and plenty of enthusiasm...
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