Byron Bay’s Hello Sunday Morning, featuring Tommy Franklin and in fact held last Saturday, was a great success with about 500 people enjoying the morning. SEE PHOTOS
Hot weather saw some 200 protesters angrily press their point with Ballina Mayor David Wright that Lake Ainsworth’s eastern road should remain open, at a rally on Saturday. But the mayor has declined to change his position that the road should be closed to benefit the ecology of the lake.
Nothing says New Years Eve's like 25,000 thousand voices rising together in song – and that's exactly what happened at North Byron Parklands yesterday when Daryl Braithwaite hit the stage…
Audiences from Lismore and beyond were treated to a very special event last week as NORPA presented Djurra, a work in drama and dance.
Inspired by a Bundjalung creation story called Three Brothers, NORPA’s latest offering is a mesmerising dance theatre piece called Djurra.
Even rain during Sunday’s street parade failed to take the sheen off the 10th annual Mullum Music Festival. It simply provided an excuse to add an array of umbrellas to the already colourful street scene.
Yes, it’s dancing in the streets. It’s dancing in the halls, in the pubs, the clubs and even the school. Even if you aren’t in a venue, Mullumbimby is a town that’s having too much fun. If you do have... Read More →
The Mullumbimby Show went off with a bang this weekend despite the rain on Saturday. With boys having their first go at being showgirls – or Rural Youth Ambassadors as they are now known – there was stiff competition in the junior section.
Lismore Regional Gallery launched a fundraising campaign at its grand opening on Saturday night to purchase The Hannah Cabinet for the gallery’s permanent collection.
Main Arm Valley is a vibrant emerald green and echoing the sound of music. View our photo gallery
With still a month to go before the results of the nation’s longest ever survey are tabulated, supporters of the marriage equality YES campaign took to Byron Bay’s Apex Park on Sunday to relax, reflect and re-energise.
Love them or hate them, the number of people going vegan is growing daily and they are definitely here to stay.
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.