As one of many bushfire refugees in Australia and beyond this year, I was faced with that classic question – what do I take and what can be left behind?
Last week a group of NSW ALP figures including the Labor leader Jodi McKay and Federal MP for Richmond, Justine Elliot, launched a petition calling for more police on the Far North Coast, citing rapid population growth and a ‘policing and crime crisis’ along with drugs issues.
Back in 2013 the state government led by Barry O’Farrell commissioned the chief scientist, professor Mary O’Kane, to conduct a comprehensive review of CSG-related activities, focusing on the human health and environmental impacts of unconventional gas.
At Destination Byron’s recent Sustainability in Tourism event, held at the Byron Community Centre, a large audience listened to representatives from Council and the founder and CEO of EarthCheck, Stewart Moore, explore the possibilities of a sustainable future for tourism in our region
The SWELL Sculpture Festival is held annually on Currumbin Beach and this year’s event went from September 13 to 22. Now in its seventeenth year, the ten-day festival brings up to 50 large scale works by nationally and internationally renowned... Read More →
The recent release of region by region statistics from Tourism Research Australia has sparked a flurry of responses from local stakeholders in the industry.
Lovers of fine music had a wonderful treat on the weekend with some of the best players in the world in town for the 18th Bangalow Music Festival, presented by Southern Cross Soloists.
As life on earth crashes headlong into the great extinction crisis, 'Extinction', a new play from Hannie Rayson, explores the stresses this is placing upon the lives and ethics of a group of humans close to the pointy end of the problem.
No matter which way you look at it, the statistics around poker machines are devastating. Every day, money is wasted, homes are gambled away, families are broken and lives are lost.
Thinking about going off grid? ‘Do it!’, says local filmmaker David Lowe.
A collection of new micro films are set to Go Viral in the latest project from Screenworks and all three regional offerings will come from the norther rivers.
As part of the current exhibition, 'Protest Songs: Artful Actions' at Lismore Regional Gallery and its sister exhibition, 'Artful Actions' at Lismore City Hall, the gallery has commissioned two films by local film-maker David Lowe which provide two very different portraits of Benny Zable.