Tullara performing at the Arstate Lismore launch. Credit: Supplied.
Lismore to host a new arts festival that showcases regional talent in November.
Intuitions by Jacqueline Damon
Since 2003, Swell has gone from a grassroots event to an international festival.
Ground Earth cafe owners Dustin Bowie-Ford and Sasha Kennedy. Credit: Alyssa Evans
Ground Earth cafe combats over-consumption and waste on the Coffs Coast as alarming statistics show Australia's growing rubbish situation.
Jessica McGinty plays with her oldest daughter Lola. Credit: Rory Banwell
Parenting has always been difficult, but parenting in a world where an idyllic online world pits parents against each other is even harder.
Nick Xenophon speaking outside parliament. Credit: Diane Bell
Are the latest media law reforms a game changer or just a band aid measure for an industry in crisis?
The Loft Restaurant in Nesbitt Lane, in Lismore’s picturesque CBD block, is housed in a former deco-era department store. Credit: Nelly le Comte Photography , Candles, bentwood chairs, corrugated iron, wood and fresh flowers make the split-level loft a comely, contemplative dining space. Credit: Nelly le Comte Photography, The seared, toy-tip-truck-like oblong of barramundi sat on a bed of spring asparagus. Credit: The Loft

Trust Lismore to be staying ahead in the avant-garde pack. Last year, 2014, laneways perpetuated the Sydney–Melbourne sibling rivalry for urban chic.

Reviews, while fact-based, are a form of creative nonfiction. Image: Geof Wilson/Flickr CC

Reading a book and watching live theatre can be as private and intimate an experience as sex. Truly.

(L-R) Gustavsson, Hooper and Finch were shocked to win the national comp. Photo: Facebook.

Southern Cross University band, Parkside Orchestra came home with the win after performing at the National Campus Band Competitio

Shrine at Wat Pha Lat. Credit: Thomas Dutton

Chiang Mai is so laid-back that sometimes it feels more like a big village yet it is the largest city in the north of Thailand and the capital of the province that bears the same name. 

Hiatus Kaiyote are the first Australian band to be nominated for a Grammy award for the best R&B performance. Photo: supplied., From left to right: Paul Bender, Nai Palm, Steve Mavin, Perrin Moss and Leigh Carriage talk songwriting at the SCU/APRA workshop. Credit: Sharlene King/SCU)

Grammy nominated neo-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote had over 130 aspiring musicians in awe at the APRA Songwriters workshop at Southern Cross University on Thursday.

Hundreds gather at Railway Park in Byron Bay. Photo: Aki Shindo

Over 500 people, including local politicians and indigenous leaders, gathered at Byron Bay’s Railway Park on 21 September to express concerns over the contentious rezoning proposal on West Byron.

The Battlestars are excited about the growing popularity of roller derby. Photo: Natsky Photographics

Recently, Australia has seen a significant rise in popularity of the female-dominated sport, roller derby.

The eco warriors put their skills to the test to help stop deforestation. Photo: Rise of the Eco Warriors Facebook.

For many people the idea of making a difference to the world on an environmental scale seems like a laughable concept.

Van Helten spray-painted the first mural on Lismore's Ballina St Bridge in 2011. Photo: Guido Van Helten , The entrance to Eggins Lane via Carrington Street. Photo: Samantha Carberry, Local artist Fintan Magee's street art in Eggins Lane. Photo: Samantha Carberry, Inside the Back Alley Gallery at Eggins Lane. Photo: Samantha Carberry , Guido Van Helten created the original mural at Riverside Park where Lismore artists are permitted by Council to create street art Photo: Samantha Carberry

The Northern Rivers is known for the diversity of its residents and their carefree and artistic views, so it is no surprise that Lismore has become home to a growing collection of sanctioned street

Byron's Main Beach will now be patrolled on a year-round basis. Photo: SLS NSW.

On September 9 a man was killed in a shark attack 20 metres off Clarkes Beach in Byron Bay on the NSW north coast.


Pressure to complete the Pacific Highway upgrade rises as recent statistics show five deaths on the Pacific Highway this August.
The Lennox Head shark barrier trial has been discontinued, leaving the community with concerns.
Overweight children are on the road to becoming obese adults and the NSW government wants to close off this pathway.
Eighty-five percent of university students are effected by mental illness according to Australian Medical Students Association.
The latest statistics from the nation's lifesaving body reveal drowning deaths are on the rise in Australia.
Why the world of online fashion retailing has caught the attention of young entrepreneur, Arielle Borger.


Director pays tribute to campaigners ahead of doco's Byron festival premiere.
SCU professor Norm Sheehan hopes his research project will promote reconciliation within the university.
Mudgee gears up for the 2016 Sculptures in the Garden, come rain or shine.


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?