Terra Roam is on her final leg of her 16,000km walk around Australia and has been traversing the northern rivers via Wollumbin, Huonville, Mullumbimby, Byron Bay and Ballina over the last week as she does her final 800km to the finishing line in Newcastle, where she was born.
Dan McCulloch CANBERRA [AAP] State and territory governments have been accused of total failure in the fight for clean air after many of Australia’s largest polluters reported emissions hikes. Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) has delivered a scathing assessment of state... Read More →
The rate of suicide among young Indigenous men is the highest in the world, according to a new report. Reporting for the ABC, Siobhan Fogarty notes, ‘The first ever Australian Youth Development Index (YDI) was compiled as part of International... Read More →
George Lewin, Montecollum. At last the Abbott government has shown it does not have two 'tin ears' when it comes to the huge mood swing in Australia since the recent publication of the heart-rending photos of the drowned Turkish toddler.
M Mizzi, Byron Bay. For the past few decades we have been hearing how wonderful our association is with the fascist-communist one party state of China, which executes thousands of its own every year.
The head of the agency searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, Angus Houston, says who pays what costs is still being negotiated.
Labor says Australia must sign a code of conduct with Indonesia before the relationship could be considered back on track.
Rowing has a long and proud history, but not many people know that Australia’s first World Record ever, was set in rowing. Edward Trickett was the first Australian to set an official world record in any sport.
Former rugby union Wallaby legends are joining forces with former All Blacks stars to take on a classic British and Irish XV to raise money for wounded soldiers. The Classic Anzacs team will feature rugby legends from both sides of... Read More →
Jon Stevens’s remarkable career as a singer, songwriter and performer has spanned more than 20 years and reaped many achievements, including ARIA chart-topping success as the frontman of legendary Australian bands Noiseworks and INXS. Stevens’s musical journey started off with... Read More →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1RzROYi7qk Mandy Nolan This Friday the Starboard Cannons line up with a host of musicians (Deidi Vine, Chris Aronsten, Bill Jacobi, Luke Vassella, Julie Oliver, Jessie Vintila, Tim Stokes, Stu Eadie, Thierry Fossemalle, Alex McLeod and Steve Russell) to celebrate... Read More →
Surfing is one of the healthiest, most fun and rewarding ways to keep fit, and is also an important part of the Australian culture. For twenty-three years, girls have been meeting annually for the Girls Go Surfing Day, a women... Read More →
This week’s junior journalist was 10 year old Beau Carter from Byron Bay. Beau went up to see the 28–22 win by the Titans over the Parramatta Eels and he interviewed Chris Close, a player who played for the Gold... Read More →
John Campbell In the wake of Homework-gate and the carefully scripted corporate-speak that came hard on its heels, the Australian cricket team has one last chance to salvage some respect from its farcical tour of India. I’m at Feroz... Read More →