Video: Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, helped Nimbin’s pioneering permaculture centre Djanbung Gardens celebrate its 20th anniversary over the weekend.
Five chefs, five courses and a 100-mile radius. That was the recipe for Thursday night's locavore degustation dinner at Byron Bay's Kulchajam.
The 20th annual Bangalow Billy Cart Derby yesterday was yet again a runaway success, bringing the community together in an event that brings out the child in everyone.
Exclusive video: As politicians across the northern rivers clamour to claim credit for the suspension of Metgasco’s Bentley permit, the people who really made it happen are taking a moment to celebrate – and consider what comes next.
Thousands of people from the region and around the globe again made the annual pilgrimage to the Nimbin MardiGrass at the weekend, the one day of the year where cannabis lovers come together in solidarity to celebrate a much maligned illegal herb.
An alternative, all-inclusive, multi-faith and multicultural service for ANZAC Day, attended by people representing 11 faiths and 52 countries, in "little-old Lismore'. Video Sharon Shostak
In something of a break with tradition, this year's 25th annual Bluesfest focussed more on artists appealing to a younger crowd, including John Mayer, Devendra Banhart and perennial busker Passenger. But festival regulars were not overlooked.
While thousands are camping by the coast for five days, enjoying their annual pilgrimage to Bluesfest, another group of campers have been at it for much longer as they put their lives on hold and their bodies on the line to oppose unconventional gas mining.
Healthy aging, social and cultural inclusion were the messages thumped out by the Byron Elder Beats, a drumming circle which performed at the Harmony Day Artisan Market at Byron Bay's Railways Park on Saturday.
Several hundred people turned out on Saturday to support the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling campaign at a benefit at the Brunswick Heads Hotel, which also doubled up as a celebration for last week's international court ruling banning the Japanese whaling fleet from killing whales.
Video: Yesterday morning, when 2000 people turned up at dawn at the Bentley site Metgasco plans to frack, Richmond Valley Council GM John Walker said the protectors had got out of bed early ‘for no good reason’. But the protectors beg to differ.
My Radio Heart, this year's home-grown theatre production by Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), was inspired by a mixed-abilities electronica band called Tralala Blip and took two years to develop.
The Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah was officially launched by Governor General Quentin Bryce on Saturday in a gala celebration.
Nimbin locals welcomed cyclists participating in the annual World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday, which encourages people to get out of their cars, out of their clothes and onto their bikes, and also highlights how vulnerable cyclists are while sharing the road with motorists.
Byron Bay International Film Festival continues to draw capacity crowds to experience some cinema gems, and opening night for this year’s event on Friday was no different. A total of 226 films from 36 countries, including 43 world premieres, will be screened in 50 public sessions...
Farming families stretching back generations, landowners, locals and supporters who don’t want the Bentley area turned into a gasfield say they will fight for the very land that provides them food on their table. Aussies Against Fracking Bentley Fundraiser#1
Supporters of the annual Valentines Day One Billion Rising event turned out at Byron Bay's Main Beach on Friday to dance in a spirited show of solidarity against violence often faced by women throughout the world.
Half your shopping trolley has products containing palm oil but you wouldn't know it, which is why the Palm Oil Action Group struck a chord with Byron Bay shoppers at the weekend. Sharon Shostak video
Brunswick Heads, its popular foreshore recreation areas and access to them could be fenced off from locals and visitors alike if the secretive state agency running the town's three public caravan parks has its way with controversial plans now on public exhibition.
The 15th annual Summersong Music Çamp, a week-long workshop-camping holiday at Lennox Head for musicians of all ages and levels of skill, drew 85 people from all over Australia last week for a learning experience with a difference.
The historic Evans Heads aerodrome came alive with the roar of aircraft engines and chatter of aviation buffs on the weekend, just as it has been doing for its annual Great Eastern Fly-In since 1992. Video Sharon Shostak
Sea lovers, conservationists, TV stars and the general public turned up in Byron Bay on Saturday to protest the Western Australian government's controversial new policy of culling and baiting of sharks in Western Australia. It was one in a series of simultaneous protests which drew thousands of people around Australia.
Families were out in force during Byron Bay New Years Eve celebrations with plenty to keep them entertained. ‘Soul Street’, as its name implied, became the heart and soul of downtown CBD, as street performers kept crowds smiling, and active.
Byron Bay is a magnet for revellers during New Year's Eve and this year is no different, but visitors to the town are encouraged to use the Park 'n' Ride scheme.
Echonetdaily filmmaker Sharon Shostak looked back through the year and chose five of the best video clips of people and events on the north coast to share once again and tells us why she found them special.