Brigette Lucas' film, Shaving Alopecia was first selected in 2014 by dLux Media for Artereal Gallery's Is This Art? event
Brigette Lucas took what was an emotionally challenging personal experience and turned it into a healing art practice.
Plans for a shark barrier at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach on the NSW north coast have been abandoned. Credit: Cloe Jager
Plans for an eco-friendly shark barrier at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina have been scrapped, leaving the town of three shark incidents at risk.
An artists impression of the Lismore Regional Gallery. Credit: Lismore City Council.
Construction has started for the relocation of Lismore Regional Gallery into C-Block, in what will be a new arts precinct in the town's CBD.
Ladyslug after winning the Queensland state final of the National Campus Band Comp. Credit: Nada van Kempen
SCU's Ladyslug will play to Melbourne crowds after campus band comp state final win.
Cassie Windows holding 'Bushy' the turtle. Credit: Image supplied
Despite Australian youth lacking in volunteer involvement, authoritative bodies strive to promote benefits.
Latte Time: Gillie and Marc Schattner. Credit: SIG, The Mudgee Mob by David Doyle. Credit: SIG, Stripy Turtle by Lanany Mackenzie. Credit: SIG, Glitch - Infeltrator Robusta by Mr & Mrs Brown. Photo: SIG, 2015 People's Choice Award, Catch by Wendy Black. Credit: SIG, Visitors to Sculptures in the Garden rest. Credit: SIG, Yoga Girls by Nicola Maccutcheon. Credit: SIG, Reflections by Peter Kasper. Credit: SIG, Woman and Birds by Ingrid Morley. Credit: SIG, NYX, Goddess of Night by Polly Ryrie. Credit: SIG

Set in Mudgee's dramatic rural landscape, Sculptures in the Garden is held over one weekend each October. 

Cassie Windows holding 'Bushy' the turtle. Credit: Image supplied, Cassie Windows (L) and Jaimee Moynihan (R) releasing 'Imbi' the turtle. Credit: Image supplied, Cassie Windows (L) and Jaimee Moynihan (R) honey-bathing rescue turtles. Credit: Image supplied, 'Bushy' the turtle. Credit: Image supplied, Moynihan (L) and Windows (R) releasing 'Imbi' the turtle. Credit: Image supplied, Windows (L) holding 'Jambo' and Moynihan (R) holding 'Imbi'. Credit: Image supplied, Credit: Image supplied. Credit: Image Supplied

On a clear, balmy Indonesian winter's night on the uninhabited island of Bangkaru in the Banyak Islands, Cassie Windows lays quietly beside a large Green Sea Turtle.

Ladyslug after winning the Queensland state final of the National Campus Band Comp. Credit: Nada van Kempen

Ladyslug have won the Queensland state final of the National Campus Band Competition and will perform at the national fin

An artists impression of the Lismore Regional Gallery. Credit: Lismore City Council., The current building for the Lismore Regional Gallery. Credit: Jessica Neal., The building that be converted to house the new Lismore Regional Gallery. Credit: Jessica Neal.

Construction work has started on the Lismore Quadrangle for the renovation of the rundown C

Plans for a shark barrier at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach on the NSW north coast have been abandoned. Credit: Cloe Jager

Proposed plans for an eco-friendly shark barrier to be implemented at Ballina have been scrapped, leaving the town of three shark incidents at risk.

Credit: georgiesharpreflections.blogspot.com/Flickr

Poetry has a role to play in the planet’s survival. Far from being irrelevant, it can claim an engagement with the biosphere's crises.

What does the opening chapter of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman tell us about what’s to come? Image: anyjazz65

The provenance of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) is perhaps less well known than the novel itself, which has come to be eve

The Samba Blisstas keep in time Barrett's snare drum. Credit: Sophie Sambrook., The Samba Blisstas rehearsing in Byron Bay. Credit: Sophie Sambrook., TaikOz performing their interpretation of traditional Japanese taiko drumming. Credit: TaikOz., The Samba Blisstas practicing at the Tuesday night class in Byron Bay. Credit: Sophie Sambrook.

Imagine a sound that can not only be heard through your ears, but also felt through your entire body, vibrating from the ground all the way up leaving you with a smile that can’t be shaken for hour

The Back Alley Gallery was started in 2011 . Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, With the support of Lismore City Council, artists have transformed some of Lismore's CBD. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Artwork on the buildings of the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, A doorway in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, This striking art by Guido has been a mainstay in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Art with an anti CSG message featuring Fido the dog. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Art by Kitty, Belle and Lady P in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, The artists who participated in Saturday's street party tagged themselves on painted name tags. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt , The idea to brighten up neglected quarters of the CBD is based on Melbourne's lane ways. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Austin's 40 Gallon Cow. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, A work-in-progress by artist Julla. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, First time contributor to the Back Alley Gallery - Peace by artist John Kaye., The BAG is part of an anti-graffiti and vandalism campaign championed by Mayor Jenny Dowell. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Art by Magee in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Art on the back of the Mecca Cafe in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, New art by first-timer Judy Rhum. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, A Mexican-flavoured mural by Austin. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Tribal art by Jinx in the Back Alley Gallery. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt

The Back Alley Gallery’s third annual street party, held last Saturday, was a tasty liquorice all-sorts of live art, music and street culture.

Credit: Rainer Hungershausen/ Flickr (CC License)

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird’s decision to ban greyhound racing from July 2017 will have detrimental consequences to the Northern Rivers. 

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NSW's decision to ban greyhound racing from July 2017 will have detrimental consequences to the Northern Rivers.
Three young headspace volunteers are selflessly giving back to other young people in need.
Pokemon Go has become a global phenomenon but is it for the better or worse?
Domestic violence is a dark undercurrent in Australian society and statistics show that our attitudes towards it are not supporting change.
Koala conservationists have again expressed grave concerns for a nationally significant koala colony directly in the path of the Pacific Highway upgrade.
A recent shark attack in Byron Bay sparks the question: do popular Australia beaches need permanent beach patrols?

Arts

Mudgee gears up for the 2016 Sculptures in the Garden, come rain or shine.
Grammy-nominated soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote visited Southern Cross University for the APRA Songwriting workshop to discuss music and inspirations.
Two traditional drumming styles have been revisioned and hit Australia with the force only a large ensemble can deliver.

Opinion

The art of reviewing offers many pleasures for the adventurous genre-crossing writer, says SCU lecturer and author Dr Moya Costello.
Humans respond to cute. But why can cuteness elicit a strange mix of care-giving and aggression?