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?
Participants marching throughout SCU at the Save Our Uni rally last Friday. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, The Plaza was full of people who attended the NTEU Save Our Uni rally at SCU. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, People in the crowd show support for saving local jobs at SCU. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, The rally made its way through the uni and onto the office of the Vice Chancellor. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Marcelle Townsend-Cross at the NTEU Rally said funding cuts affect the wider community at the NTEU rally. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt

Southern Cross University staff and students rallied last Friday alongside members of the community to oppose more potential job cuts at SCU. 

Anita Loneragan in the edit suite live switching footage of the SCU Contemporary Music students in concert. Photo: Anita Loneragan, SCU student Reece on the dolly camera: Photo: Anita Loneragan

Digitalisation has made the film industry one of the world’s most developed and technologically sophisticated industries.

Domestic violence is a dark undercurrent in Australian society.

Last year's festival crowd. Credit: MCG

This Sunday, September 7, the Mullumbimby Community Gardens (MCG) will hold the Living Community Festival.

Photo by Lynda

The plan to build a $56 million marina in Ballina on the NSW north coast has been turned down by the town’s council.

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

Playing at Bennetts Lane: an indication you can be considered a ‘serious’ jazz musician. Credit: Mandy Koh/Flikr

Last week’s announcement that Melbourne’s Bennetts Lane Jazz Club

Taken 23 June 1987, this photograph shows a jubiliant Freda Brown with Mikhail Gorbachev when he was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Source: Women of the Whole World, Freda Brown also met with Cuban president Fidel Castro. Source: Women of the Whole World

Much of my academic research and writing revolves around the intersection of media and labour history – analysing films made by unions, films about politics and its people.

Photo: Dick Marks, Australian Koala Foundation

Koala conservationists have again expressed grave concerns for a nationally significant koala colony following the approval of the next section of the Pacific highway upgrade.

SCU & ABC sign LINC TV agreement. L-R Front: ABC Manager Mike McClusky, SCU Chancellor Pro. Barry Conyngham, Dean of Arts Pro. Leon Cantrell. Back: Station Manager Ian Slade, Co Producer Joanna Kargilis.

It has been 20 years since Southern Cross University made the transition from a teachers college to a fully established university in 1994, making 2014 a year for celebration and reflection for the


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?