Close to 500 runners and walkers took the rare opportunity to scale Mount Chincogan on the weekend for the reawakened Chincogan Charge. It was the first time the event had been run in 16 years and at a warm 27... Read More →
On Sunday the winners of the 2017 Simple Pleasures Photo Competition were announced during a ceremony at the Bowlo with seven photographers winning eight prizes in the annual event.
Fifty sculptures line the beautiful stretch of beach at Currumbin on the Gold Coast until September 17. The SWELL sculpture festival is celebrating it’s fifteenth year as it transforms the golden sands of Currumbin Beach.
Writers; celebrate, reminisce, remonstrate, illuminate, demystify, enthrall, enrage and educate at this years Byron Bay Writers Festival. Beautiful weather, fabulous site, challenging ideas, animated discussions, celebrated personalities and laugh out loud piss-takes, these are the building blocks of one of... Read More →
Record numbers of aero fans streamed through the gates of the Lismore Aviation Centre on Saturday to experience a thrilling adventure for the third annual Lismore Aviation Expo.
Splendour was glorious. Beautiful daytime temperatures if a bit fffchilly at night. Lots of glitter, hair sculptures, sonic treats, yummy eats and not a lot of pants. Haim, Blood Royal, Queens of the Stone Age and Sigur Ros were amongst the headliners of the 3 1/2 day festival. Check out the selection of pictures from our photographer Jeff (party animal) Dawson.
Australia’s favourite celebration of ’50s and ’60s nostalgia took over Coolangatta and Tweed Heads again over the long weekend. More than 1,000 custom and classic cars and hot rods roared into town.
Fun in the sun was the key to the success of the Mullum 2 Bruns paddle on the weekend with 1100 entries. Beautifully dressed dragon boats to political statements displayed themselves on the Brunswick River as people paddled their way to Brunswick Heads.
The gods of three and four wheeled dreams played nice on Sunday and the weather was perfect for the annual running of the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby. Click through for our photo gallery.
Sean O’Shea is a cheerful bloke, can be serious too. He takes photographs, mostly of the sea, the surf, and the humans and animals who interact there. Through social media, these photos are viewed and loved by countless people around the world.
The howl of protest against the Lennox Head ski jump took place last night with hundreds of people gathering on the beach front to express their opposition.
There was smoke in the air at MardiGrass but not the sort I was expecting. My first experience of Nimbin was when I arrived there in 1973 as a teenager for the now famous Aquarius Festival. A haze of music and dope smoke wafted over the hills for a week. Click for photos.
Hundreds filed through the dark streets of Brunswick Heads this morning to commemorate the lives of ancestors who heeded the call to war, many of whom lost their lives in the process.
Last night festival director Peter Noble gave Bluesfest 2017 a rave review during his speech at the draw annual Cystic Fibrosis Gibson Guitar Raffle. 'This festival is definitely in the top three!'
It was a Santana sandwich at the Crossroads last night when thousands of fans gathered up to 50 metres outside of the tent to groove along with the musician who first became famous in the late 1960s.
The middle day of Bluesfest is always a bit spesh – punters have relaxed into the groove and the artists are hitting their stride…
While rumours ran rife that Blues day two boasted the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon back stage, punters got more glitter than drag queen's make-up box and the star spotters were excited.
Killer Cats Byron Bay’s Queer Night is back this Friday at the Byron Brewery featuring live music, local DJs suave Kings, fabulous Queens, cabaret and dance performances. CC THE CAT will be headlining the live music side of the event... Read More →
It felt like first-day Bluesfest numbers were up as the carpark bulged and punters "tapped-on" their new wristbands at high speed…
Residents of Koonorigan found themselves cut off by road after last week's weather event when sections Koonorigan Road were covered in debris from landslips.
The northern rivers is awash with unprecedented flooding in most areas and around 20,000 people ordered to evacuate from Lismore and townships in the Tweed.
The streets of Byron Bay were literally swarming with naked people on Sunday afternoon, as the town’s World Naked Bike Ride hit an all-time attendance record.
Story Mandy Nolan, photos Jeff Dawson Wategos turned it on on Sunday: a little swell with perfect off shore conditions. Longboards ruled. Byron Bay’s three-day, Surf Festival, drew thousands, with an outdoor cinema on Friday night as well as a... Read More →
The wings of the pelican were recently repaired as part of a rehabilitation of the Mullumbimby gateway project opposite Uncle Toms on the old Pacific Highyway.
His life truly was celebrated as much loved local Paul Barrett was sent off with a bang on Saturday – a sea of red washed the foreshore at Cabarita Beach with most dressed-up for the occasion. Family, friends and Samba Blisstas band... Read More →