Midwives and nurses are busy across the Norther Rivers this week highlighting some of the issues these clinicians face in their work day.
It would be tempting after 13 and a half months working on a project, to make some money from it, but two local film makers are giving away their hard earned work for free. David Lowe and Eve Jeffery from... Read More →
Police responded to an unexpected call for assistance this morning after a wallaby was spotted crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. WATCH THE VIDEO.
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…
Following Byron Bay International Film Festival’s successful wrap party on Sunday night, organisers have announced that Australian psychological thriller One Less God has received the festival’s top honour, winning the award for Best Film.
The locals aren't happy and they have taken to YouTube with their protest against Hastings Point being used as a Hollywood set.
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.
While schoolies and police took over Byron Bay on the weekend, the community came out to play in Mullumbimby. And so did dozens and dozens of great performers and musicians from all over the world.
Just weeks after selling its northern rivers CSG licences to the state government, Metgasco’s trucks have been spotted at its former Corella site at Dobies Bight,
Byron Bay's favourite band were back in town over the weekend, with punters and the band getting more than they bargained for – including an up-close encounter with whales for one lucky member of the band.
Mullum Music Festival's patron, The Cat Empire's Harry James Angus had a two day love-in last week putting down the groundwork for the November Music festival. Watch him busking outside the Mullumbimby IGA.
Darren Robertson from Three Blue Ducks in Byron Bay, Steven Snow from Fins in Kingscliff and Takashi Yaguohi from Doma in Federal believe food cooked with love tastes better, and stress in the kitchen is unnecessary
Ridiculous to say, but I was blinking back the tears at one point before laughing like a drain at the rollicking set-piece that delivers the happy ending which is demanded of the genre but too often arrived at with dollops of treacle.
Review by John Campbell The most praiseworthy thing to be said about franchise-flicks is that you know exactly what to expect from them. The new MI delivers handsomely on its promise of thrills and spills, chases and punch-ups, brain-breaking plot... Read More →
Review by John Campbell Winter, between school hols, is generally the time of year that you find the more interesting movies turning up. They sneak into the cinema like refugees from the glitzy world of blockbusters and celebrity rom-coms and,... Read More →
Tweed Heads world-champion surfer Mick Fanning has survived a shark attack during a surfing competition in South Africa, which was seen around the world on live television.
At almost 70 years of age, iconic local activist Benny Zable has after 42 years, left his home base at Nimbin behind and headed off into the wide blue to save other parts of the world.
Community radio station Bay FM has just been awarded a top honour in the 2015 New York International Radio Awards for the three-part series Memories of Sarajevo by Arts Canvass presenter presenter Karena Wynn-Moylan .
The NSW budget’s recognition of declining mining investment and the need for other sectors to lead growth needs to be backed by key policy changes on mining, says the Lock the Gate Alliance.
Lydia Smith has chosen a handful of walkers, aged from three to seventy-three, who are dissimilar in nearly every way but for their desire to first and foremost finish the journey.
There is nothing startlingly new in the story of a little kid and an old man going on a journey of mutual self-discovery – it is a road-trip standard. This one (screening at Pighouse Flicks) is different insofar as it... Read More →
Hollywood’s willingness to re-boot a blockbuster has no limit. It’s been more than twenty years since Steven Spielberg brought the dinosaurs back to life in Jurassic Park and you’d think that, given the astounding developments in CGI etc in the... Read More →
This video obtained by Echonetdaily shows how last week’s drama unfolded in the streets of Mullumbimby, after a man stopped for a licence check ended up being handcuffed and dragged from his car.
Review by John Campbell In the dim and distant, Tomorrowland was one of the four kingdoms on TV’s Disneyland. It was, above all, positive in its take on what lay in store for our planet, and that optimism is referred... Read More →
Review by John Campbell John Newcombe, the Australian tennis legend, reputedly insured his trademark Zapata moustache. Whatever the premium, it can’t have come anywhere near what Jason Statham would be paying for his macho stubble. What a man it makes... Read More →