Facing a future of global warming and peak oil can seem scary. But by joining together we can all do better, says Transition Byron Shire co-ordinator Liane Simons. Video documentary Sharon Shostak
World-famous Byron filmmaker David Bradbury recently returned from Roxby Downs with another well-known anti-nuclear activist, Dr Helen Caldicott. He spoke to Sharon Shostak about his impressions of what is taking place there, the use of police to stifle public opposition... Read More →
Next Thursday Uke Mullum will celebrate its first anniversary at The Courthouse Hotel. Sharon Shostak paid a visit to last month’s event, catching Stukulele and his many fellow strummers in the act.
In the ongoing campaign to keep overnight doctor services at Mullumbimby Hospital, one woman has come up with a novel approach. Video reporter Sharon Shostak attended a letter-writing party.
NAIDOC has changed from being a day of protest to a week of celebration. This year’s events celebrated 20 years since Mabo and 40 since the establishment of the Tent Embassy. Video dcoumentary Sharon Shostak
Sea Shepherd activist James Brook recently disembarked the Steve Irwin and gave Echonetdaily this exclusive and extraordinary insight into the group’s dangerous work. Video documentary Sharon Shostak
Roy Lilley, who has been at the helm of Durrumbul Community Preschool for 29 years, retired last week. Sharon Shostak paid him a visit on his penultimate day.
Tucked away behind the Community Centre in Byron Bay is a twice-weekly beacon of gourmet nourishment for the less fortunate. Liberation Larder is a not-for-profit service that provides healthy and delicious meals to those in need from rescued and donated... Read More →
One parent, one child and a tent in a group on a school oval. It’s a simple concept but one with great ambitions, as Cape Byron Steiner parents and kids found out recently. Video Sharon Shostak
The sun shone daily over Bluesfest 2012 and there was nary a gumboot in sight. This year’s lineup of high-profile Woodstock veterans and Aussie stalwarts was ably supported by a new generation of breathtaking talent. Video Sharon Shostak
Women of all ages gathered at Mullumbimby Civic Hall on Saturday under the veil of the Red Tent to laugh, share, dance, cry and celebrate. Sharon Shostak was there for Echonetdaily.
Following on from her successful 2011 Mothers In Music workshop, Kathryn Jones has personally mentored a group of four aspiring women in music who will present their work in a dynamic performance showcasing their original songs. Video producer Sharon Shostak... Read More →